When you’re a child, people tell you what matters. “When you become older…you need to figure it out for yourself,” said Superintendent Marie Wiles.

The district recommended raising pay as Guilderland has struggled to find enough substitute teachers.

The former Helderberg Reformed Church minister will set up a new household while waiting for inspiration on how to spend his retirement.

The daughter of a resident called a Guilderland Center Nursing Home administrator and explained her concerns, she said, but received no explanations and no information.

“My goal is to inspire women of all ages that it’s never too late to accomplish your dreams,” Erin Ford said in a press statement.