Guilderland joined the rest of the state in receiving disappointing state test scores. School leaders say the tests don't reflect the Common Core Standards and students weren't taught the new material.

After two years of sometimes difficult negotiations, the Guilderland Employees' Association and the school district cleared the hurdle of an impasse to agree on a four-year contract.

Battles leave scars that sometimes aren't seen. The American Legion Riders are hosting a poker run to raise funds for the Wounded Warriors Project, which helps veterans with both mental and physical ailments.

To the Editor:

To the Editor:

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To the Editor:

Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their punting, passing, and placekicking skills when Guilderland Pop Warner football hosts an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Thursday, Aug. 22. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Nott Road Athletic Fields.

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This letter is the result of reading Melissa Hale-Spencer’s fascinating, and, as always, well-written article about Tom Capuano’s epic poem: “The Tale of Tekarionyoken” and then reading the book itself.

 Fair week is always an exciting week around our house. I have spent all of fair week on the grounds in one capacity or another for most of our life here in Altamont.

Years ago, St. Lucy’s Church ran a food concession, and our entire family worked in the restaurant for many, many years.


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