GUILDERLAND — On Sept. 7, fifteen Scouts and six adults from St. Madeleine Sophie Troop 50 went on our annual trip to Scout Island.  Scout Island is located on the Great Sacandaga Resevoir in the town of Mayfield. 

Altamont adopted its first law of 2013 to increase its sewer fees.

Jim Miller is concerned that,, in tough economic times, art is sacrificed. He is said to close his Desolation Road Studios in Altamont.

When Margaret Ann Risk woke up one day, she thought about Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous speech,” I Have a Dream.” Little did her friends know that Risk had a dream also. Just like Dr. King, she started working with her friends to bring her dream to fruition.

To the Editor:

“Without a sense of history, no one can truly understand the past,” Winston Churchill famously declared.

To the Editor:

The members of the Guilderland Fire Department are once again preparing for their annual open house, which is being held this year on Oct. 5. The hours will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. The firehouse is located on the corner of Western Avenue and Willow Street.

To the Editor:

In 1820, Thomas Jefferson wrote: “An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic. Self-government is not possible unless the citizens are educated sufficiently to enable them to exercise oversight.”

To the Editor:

In the wake of the Washington Navy Yard shooting, it’s time for a comprehensive review of security not only at the town court but also of the entire town office facility.

Yvonne Lustenhouwer's father was a master carpenter in Holland. She uses her hands, too — to quilt, to  garden, to embrace. Her friends appreciate the oasis she has created.

When Mike Kinnally first coached Dutch soccer a decade ago, the team never gelled. It's déjà vu for Kinnally this season, but he hopes the unique group of players can learn to work together.


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