Smokey Bear came out to greet kids on Monday morning at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center in Albany.

GUILDERLAND — At least four different agencies are working together to solve the quadruple homicide that was discovered last Wednesday, Oct. 8, where a couple and their two children were murdered in their Guilderland home at 1846 Western Avenue.

As facts slowly come to light on the murder of two Guilderland Elementary students and their parents, the staff is helping their classmates and each other work through their grief with care and compassion.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Police have dealt with five homicide cases in the last 27 years.

Unlike the current investigation of murder of a family of four, the earlier Guilderland homicides, each involved one victim and were solved relatively rapidly without so many different police agencies involved.

A fourth-quarter comeback by Ballston Spa last Friday made Guilderland's bad football season even worse.

ALTAMONT — Monday morning, Bette Cowley had a lifetime of treasures spread out on the bed she and her husband had shared for decades. Ed Cowley died on Saturday morning, Oct. 11, 2014. He was 89.

ALTAMONT — Trevon Perez-Tucker, of Altamont, was named Empire 8 Offensive Player of the Week for the Ithaca College soccer team last week.

BERNE — The Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls’ volleyball team has been playing well lately, winning its host tournament on Oct. 4, and then beating Middleburgh in straight sets (25-9, 25-17, and 25-14) on Oct. 8.

To the Editor:

As I left the position of Altamont librarian, I heard many kind words from all corners of the community about changes at the library over the past 10 years. I appreciate this greatly.

To the Editor:

In response to the letter from Erin Bradt regarding buying locally raised/grown food ("Know your farmer, know your food," Oct. 9, 2014): You give an admirable description of what your farm, and others like it, are like, and how important they are to reducing our carbon footprint, producing healthy food, etc.


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