ALBANY COUNTY — With the same overall tax levy as last year, the $597 million budget proposed by county Executive Daniel McCoy avoids the controversial tax increases and nursing home debates of previous years.
Guilderland was a big winner at the Albany County Meet last Friday.
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The Guilderville swim team ended its regular season on Monday with a victory over Albany to finish with an overall record of 6-4.
Once again, the political majority of the Senate hangs in the balance, depending on the outcome of this race and several others.
Albany County has launched a free app to prevent suicide; HOPE (Help, Options, Prevention and Education) offers information and resources for people who are in crisis or who know someone in crisis.
Veterans who served in some wars, but not others, are now eligible for school-tax breaks; the same benefit should be offered to all.
The Section 2 golf tournament was held in Altamont on Tuesday, and Guilderland's Will Burger didn't take many practice swings.
A bill allowing schools to include a veterans' tax exemption was met with hesitation by many school boards this past year. A second one, not yet passed, is aimed at including another exemption.
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