Children and teens stepped into characters with their costumes last week, seeking sweets and new personas at Guilderland and Voorheesville schools.

Volunteers at Farnsworth Middle School Saturday collected and sorted the objects neglected by homeowners and prepared them for taking on new forms at a recycling facility or new homes through reuse.

Three teachers, two secretaries, and a principal were recognized this year by the school board for what Lin Severance called their “outstanding contributions to the Guilderland Central School District.” Severance, the district’s assistant superintendent for human resources, hosted a ceremony this

GUILDERLAND — Police credit a neighbor for foiling a burglary attempt on Chandler Road, which resulted in an arrest on Wednesday morning.

Guilderland Police arrested Candice A. Kuder of Rotterdam at about 10:30 a.m., according to a release from the police.

A bridge replaced on Grant Hill Road was funded with $1.9 million from federal, state, an county sources.