Both brawn and color at the Capital District Scottish Games displayed the cultural pride of Scotland, as well as its neighbor, Ireland. The Helderberg escarpment that served as their backdrop occupies a similar place in this region as the Scottish Highlands across the ocean.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Town Board and the Altamont Village Board of Trustees each approved resolutions, with all affirming votes on Tuesday, to annex 52 acres of land from Guilderland to the village.

“He always loved to look at things from the historic perspective,” said Mr. Persico's wife, Sylvia LaVista Persico, this week. “He liked the investigative work involved in being a historian.”

GUILDERLAND — Earlier this week, the Albany County Sheriff’s Office arrested a New York City resident for selling fake concert tickets through an online classified listing.

The fifth annual Capital District Brain Injury Awareness Day was held at Tawasentha Park in Guilderland last week, where the audience was treated to music from The Brainwaves.

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