GUILDERLAND — Two people who work for the Guilderland schools — clerk Sally Dague and science teacher Alan Fiero — each saw a need and acted to fill it. The district last week announced grants received through their initiatives.

GUILDERLAND — School-district taxpayers will be paying less than projected when they went to the polls last May to pass a $92 million budget for this year. Assessments were higher than expected in Guilderland, and Bethlehem recently went through town-wide property revaluation.

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral on social media this summer as those being challenged have 24 hours to respond, film and post a of video of the ice-dumping, and then challenge someone else.

At age 101, Edna Renaldi visited and cheered for the farm animals at the Altamont Fair last week.

St. Boniface Episcopal Church, at 5148 Western Ave. in Guilderland, is expanding with a project that will make the church accessible for those with mobility issues.