The school district here, like those across the state, is facing a new budget year without the ability to raise taxes unless it can get a supermajority of voters to approve a hike.

Plans are progressing to house outside pre-kindergarten programs in extra rooms at Altamont Elementary, Pine Bush Elementary, and Farnsworth Middle School.

Director Andy Maycock is proud of the Guilderland High School actors who have mastered the drama of complicated emotions.

“First and foremost, this is a public-safety issue,” said Senator George Amedore at the press conference. “It’s also a quality of life issue.”

Kelly's three children, ranging in age from 7 to 13, were in the car at the time of his arrest, according to a Guilderland Police report.