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Lovers of quilts and fans of rural architecture are invited to “The Quilts of Berne and Knox” on Sunday, Aug. 3. They’ll see fabric quilts, both traditional and modern, and learn about barn quilts, the wooden painted patterns that are popping up on barns in the Hilltowns.
Last week, the Guilderland School District added future meetings to discuss a consultant’s report released last month that provided options to save the district money. Five of the six options proposed closing elementary schools, and four of the five proposed closing Altamont Elementary School.