Melissa Hale-Spencer

Altamont’s 5K race on Saturday was the last leg of the Hilltown Triple Crown that started in Berne and then traveled to Voorheesville.

The Altamont 5K Run and Walk, held at Benjamin M. Crupe Bozenkill Park, is in its 18th year.

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ALBANY COUNTY — In a county dominated by Democratic voters, next Thursday’s primary will decide the next county executive.

With primaries on Sept. 10, The Enterprise developed this list of issues for candidates to share their views on:

— Heroin: Last November, Guilderland Chief of Police Carol Lawlor said that, in the past year-and-a-half, there were 17 heroin overdoses in town, and seven of them were fatal.

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Suburban schools — for decades a beacon, attracting city dwellers — are now feeling the effects of poverty, too.

The Route 443 bridge over the Fox Creek in Berne opened last Thursday after being rebuilt over the summer.

The $1.01 million project was completed in two phases over two summers to accommodate school-year traffic. The Berne-Knox-Westerlo schools are located on Route 443 at the other end of the hamlet from the bridge.

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Rather than closing a school to solve the problem of empty classrooms, the Guilderland School Board will pursue filling the space with pre-kindergarten programs.

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NEW SCOTLAND — As Peter Ten Eyck, who owns Indian Ladder Farms, waited Thursday afternoon for the State Assembly speaker to arrive at his farm, he had a clear idea of what he’d like Carl Heastie to see.

Meghan Gutknecht doesn’t give up. Last week, she was standing in the Brazilian sunshine with a bronze medal hanging from a ribbon around her neck.

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ALTAMONT — Lisa Seypura has knit a pair of mittens that, when the wearer puts her hands side by side, a ewe is formed, with the head on one mitten and the tail on the other.

The ribbed cuffs of the mittens are green grass on which the sheep can stand and graze.

RENSSELAERVILLE — Judging by the applause, about half the crowd at last Thursday’s hearing opposed the plan for a 180-foot tower on top of Edwards Hill because it would mar the Catskill vistas while the other half favored the sheriff’s proposal because it would bring radio reception for emergency calls to parts of Rensselaerville — inc

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