Anne Hayden Harwood

Caregivers for those on both ends of the age spectrum — the elderly suffering from Alzheimer's and the young on the autism spectrum — can sign up with police to be part of a system that will help them get home if they wander.

Currently, the town of Guilderland spends nearly $500,000 per year on electricity, and, if solar power is successful, the town hopes to save nearly $1.5 million in energy costs over the next 25 years.

A consultant said Guilderland could save 10 to 50 percent using solar energy instead of electricity, because the power would be produced locally, saving on distribution costs.

GUILDERLAND — A Schenectady man pleaded guilty, in Albany County’s Supreme Court on Friday, to driving while intoxicated, in Guilderland, a felony.

Three town leaders retired in 2013; elections were bitter as the Democrats retained power; and Crossgates Mall, the Guilderland Fire Department, and Daughters of Sarah all made plans to expand.

The Children's Hospital received $2,000 in donations after a collection jar with $300 was stolen from Hannoush Jewelers; a suspect was arrested this week.

Exercise leads to healthier life choices, according to a Guilderland grad, Joseph Bach, who helped create an app that contains more than 1,500 video-guided exercises.

An off-duty officer suffered a laceration to his wrist during the arrest, according to police. 

Republican Lee Carman's predecessor in the Albany County Legislature, Christine Benedict, stepped down after nine years in the position, she said, to focus on the issues facing her district in Colonie.

GUILDERLAND — The area’s retail giant wants to grow a little more.

Crossgates Mall is looking to amend its special-use permit to add a 20,000-square-foot, two-story addition and a total of 2,100 square feet of leasable space to the 1.3 million square feet of retail space it already has.

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