The "Stand Up 4 Transportation" rally was held at Crossgates to urge Congress to renew funding for the federal transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which expires at the end of May.

Altamont kids on school break pitched in this week to make pillowcases for foster children who often arrive at their new home with all their worldly possessions in a garbage bag.

To the Editor:

The Boyd Hilton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Altamont will be hosting its semi-annual Chicken ’n’ Biscuit Dinner on April 11, at the post at 11 Mill Street. Dinner will be served from 4 till 7 p.m.  The donation for the dinner will be $10 per person. 

To the Editor:

The Wounded Warrior Project has chosen Albany for the sixth annual Memorial Day 100 relay marathon. This year’s run will take 30 Marine Corps veterans 138 miles, from the World War II Memorial in Albany to the Orange County Veterans Cemetery at Goshen, New York.

ALTAMONT — The Altamont Stewart’s Shop wants to expand. A local property owner and Stewart’s entered a sales contract that could give the store room to grow, but local residents voiced their opposition to the expansion at Tuesday’s Altamont Village Board meeting.

Guilderland was way up, then down, then up again.

Herm Wyld, a coach who never hollered, gets his due.

One abandoned building, a long-empty bank, at the corner of routes 20 and 146, will not need to be added to the town's new registry, as it is set to be removed.

Daniel Broomhall, of Knox, was charged with vehicular manslaughter, a felony, and driving while intoxicated, first-offense, a misdemeanor.

Second-graders at Altamont Elementary School have made signs that are posted along Picard road in New Scotland to alert motorists that salamanders may be crossing the road.


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