Ann-Marie McManus, who describes herself as "an educator through and through," left behind the classroom she loved to become an assistant principal at Guilderland High School.

Many kinds of gaits and gazes greeted the new school year at Westmere Elementary in Guilderland.

GUILDERLAND — A Guilderland man was arrested Friday on six counts of promoting a sexual performance of a child, a felony, and more charges may follow.

GUILDERLAND — Scott LoBaido travels the country painting American flags in tribute to those who protect his freedom.

This week, he painted a three-dimensional mural on the brick wall of Town ‘N’ Country Lanes, on Western Avenue, to honor Major General Harold J. Greene, who was shot and killed in Afghanistan in August.

ALBANY — Brenda McClaine agreed to a plea deal Tuesday for one count of third-degree grand larceny, a felony, that will put her in jail for six months and on probation for five years. She is to be sentenced on Oct. 28.

Had McClaine gone to trial instead, she could have served a maximum of two-and-a-third to seven years.

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.