Melissa Hale-Spencer

Town board members have plans for 2014  that include repairing storm-damaged roads, developing the local economy, making long-term plans for land use, and saving a historic barn.

With few changes from November's elections, New Year's Day in Knox saw the town board reappoint current committee members and officials.

In the wake of a motorcycle plunging through Thompson's Lake in a Friday night drag race, the county sheriff is stressing the importance of wearing a life vest when venturing on ice.

The odor of marijuana led police to search the car, where marijuana, crack cocaine, and scales were found.

While politics were static in 2013 — the incumbents faced no challengers in town elections — the future of Thacher State Park drew regional interest as did the disposition of an unprecedented negligent-homicide case

"Timing is everything and resources are necessary," Guilderland's assistant superintendent for business told the school board members who are enthusiastic about expanding the technology program.

GUILDERLAND — All three of the independent businesses at 3905 Carman Road — a deli, a dentist’s office, and a dance studio — plan to rebuild after a rooftop fire on Dec. 20 caused extensive damage.

The Guilderland school district has agreed to annual raises from 1 to 2 percent for two small units — nine administrators and seven technology workers.

Although the Albany County Drug Court has helped over 500 addicted criminals turn their  lives around, Burglar Curtis Brisson is not one of them.

VOORHEESVILLE — In the midst of a snowstorm Tuesday that canceled after-school events, 183 district residents cast votes on a $2.7 million bond project, which passed 131 to 52.

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