A 17-year-old was taken by ambulance to Albany Medical Center after being extricated from her car on Oct. 10; police say the car was T-boned by a school bus after the 17-year-old failed to yield the right-of-way.

We were driving along the highway and started a discussion about the road maintenance signs. They are all over and advertise the local group that has volunteered to clean up along the highways as a community service project.

A Guilderland resident now stands accused of setting three fires in town, all in vacant buildings — a garage, a store, and a barn — over the last four months. Matthew C. Woelfersheim was in Guilderland Town Court Oct. 24 on the second and third felony charges.

GUILDERLAND — James R. O’Brien, a gentle man full of faith, died on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at St. Peter’s Hospice, following an illness. He was 62.
Mr. O’Brien was born in Rockville Center, the son of the late James G. and Doris E. (Burns) O’Brien.

A courageous citizen was criticized when she spoke out after the fire district held a vote on a $3.9 million project that wasn't publicized as the law requires. A re-vote should be held.

Using a police dog to detect illegal substances in students' lockers is, as the superintendent proposes, meant as a preventative measure, not to catch students, she says.

Just as John L. Schoolcraft's 19th-Century mansion is being restored, piece by piece, town historian Alice Begley has assembled the story of his life.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Historical Society’s Oct. 17 program will feature Paul and Mary Liz Stewart describing Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad.

GUILDERLAND —Students who want to play a winter sport at Guilderland High School — boys’ and girls’ basketball, boys’ swimming, bowling, ice hockey, cross-country skiing, gymnastics, wrestling, cheerleading, or indoor track — should sign up now.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Central School District will host a Fall Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Farnsworth Middle School. The last Recycling Extravaganza generated more than $3,500 in revenue for the district.


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