At the annual Chamber of Commerce gala, businesses were honored for making Guilderland more beautiful and their owners were lauded for leadership and kindness.

Each year, in what looks like it could be a session from the United Nations, students who have come to school at Guilderland from many foreign lands, gather together with their families for a shared meal.

Visitors to the Schoolcraft Cultural Center on Sunday perused artwork, and went back in time listening to the classical sounds of of flute, played by Caitlin Ippolito, and guitar, by Marcello Iaia.

Raising money was the goal, jailbreak was the game last Friday afternoon at Guilderland Elementary in Guilderland to help raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that often affects the lungs. Two Guilderland students — second-grader Avery Schorr, and fourth-grader Braeden Schorr — have cystic fibrosis.

In April, André McCauley had been found guilty after a jury trial of one count of first-degree attempted assault, a violent felony.

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