By Melissa Hale-Spencer

Blacksmiths Daniel Crowther and Sarah Ritchie-Crowther explore the Iron Age and their own roots by re-enacting the way the Celts lived before Christ was born.

GUILDERLAND — Ann and Glenn Barker have a passion for old things, which they enjoy sharing with others.

School board elections are uncontested for the second year in a row, leading one member to suggest a recruitment forum for next year and another to recommend a student member.

Police Chief Todd Pucci said a plea deal offering Kevin R. Willsey six months in jail for three felonies is fair since Willsey, an Altamont mechanic, had no prior arrests. Pucci said Willsey was a chop-shop  "customer."

Guilderland joined the rest of the state in receiving disappointing state test scores. School leaders say the tests don't reflect the Common Core Standards and students weren't taught the new material.

Katy Guyer's nervous worries about showing her chicken at the fair turned to smiles after the judge coached her; she left the ring with a blue ribbon.

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