“This is all very disturbing,” said Donald Reeb. “It was all being handled as if it was a big secret.”

NEW SCOTLAND — He and his friends would film each other doing tricks on their skateboards or snowboards. That’s how Dylan Longton of Slingerlands first got into making videos.

ALTAMONT — The popular Italian restaurant Mio Vino at 186 Main Street in Altamont has been closed for quite a few weeks now, while owner Michael Giorgio regroups.

The week before school opened, Guilderland district leaders got a behind-the-scenes look at the work completed over the summer in Phase One of a $17 million project.

Security was a priority for the school board, and all school lobbies now have a double-door entrance, more cameras, and computerized swipe-card systems instead of keys.