Guilderland

In a record five ovetimes, the Guilderland boys bested Columbia on Wednesday, 102 to 100, testing the stamina of the players, coaches, and crowd.

GUILDERLAND — The school board at its February meeting adopted a tax break for veterans, heard about progress on a $17 million building project, and gave budget preferences as a prelude to the superintendent’s presentation of her 2014-15 proposal tonight.

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont has the following schedule for Sunday, March 2: 

— 8:30 a.m. there will be an informal worship including modern and ethnic hymns plus a discussion of the format for the sermon; and

GUILDERLAND — St. Boniface Episcopal Church on Western Turnpike, in Guilderland will be celebrating the Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes on Ash Wednesday, March 5, at 7 a.m., and12:05 and 7 p.m. to begin the Lenten season.

On subsequent Wednesdays during Lent, Stations of the Cross will be held at the church at 7 p.m.

To the Editor:

Last Friday evening, the Guilderland Lady Dutch basketball team ended its season with a loss to Shaker in an exhilarating a game that wasn’t decided until the last few minutes of play. The real thrill to me, however, is that this was a milestone many did not think could be achieved just a few short years ago.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of   March 2. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

“If you are afraid of loneliness, don’t marry,: said Anton Chekhov. And he was right.

We expect total love, commitment, interest, loyalty, fidelity, and sexual attractiveness. And what do we get? A 50-percent divorce rate (90-percent in teenage marriages).

GUILDERLAND — Walter and Gail Jaskot of Guilderland announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Theresa Jaskot, to Michael John Forkin, son of John and Betty Forkin of Stony Point, N.Y.

Owning a small business is a lot of hard work. If the proprietors like what they are doing they will make it seem more like fun than work. In our case, it was a combination of both. We worked hard and had fun doing our work. When Jim, my husband, and I had the doll house and miniature store on Maple Ave.

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