To the Editor:

Recently, a local television station published an opinion segment critical of the money that the Guilderland Public Library spends to inform the citizens we serve about the library’s programs, services, and collections.

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.

Guilderland has about 120 special-needs students eligible for Medicaid reimbursement but only half signed up so the district could get reimbursed for services.

Farnsworth Middle School student Mira DelSignore, with the help of teacher Alan Fiero, recently won a grant to further the garden work.

GUILDERLAND — Millard S. Edwards, known as Ed to family and friends and described as the “true patriarch” of his family, died on Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Edwards was born in Albany, the son of the late Millard S. Edwards Sr. and Julia Kegel Hay.

Matthew C. Woelfersheim also intentionally started a fire in an unoccupied building on Carman Road in Guilderland on Sept. 30, 2013; the fire spread to a neighboring property and damaged a garage and vehicle, according to police.

Alphonzo Hicks Jr. was unable to complete field sobriety tests and, according to the police report, registered a blood alcohol content of .27.

GUILDERLAND – Julie Foley had a passion for teaching and was a pioneer for girls’ sports. She died on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at St. Peter’s Hospital, after a long and courageous battle with mesothelioma. She was 77.

Mrs. Foley was born in Albany, the daughter of the late John and Berneice (née Weisel) Fallon.

Foodplay, sponsored by Hannaford Supermarkets, is being staged at 35 schools throughout the Northeast to promote healthy eating.


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