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Lan-Chi Vo a Farnsworth Middle School student, talks about “Vert Avenir,” which she and her schoolmates designed for the annual Future City competition, held this year at Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady. Vert Avenir placed fifth in Saturday’s competition.

GUILDERLAND — On either side of the familiar town board members seated at the dais for Tuesday’s reorganizational meeting — the incumbent supervisor and councilmembers were re-elected in November — were two new faces.

The new clerk, Jean Cataldo, a Democrat like the five board members, had been the receiver of taxes.

GUILDERLAND — Reginal Francois, one of four New York City residents who drove to Albany County to use fraudulent credit cards, was sentenced on Jan. 7 to three to six years in state prison before Judge Stephen Herrick in Albany County Court.

Three town leaders retired in 2013; elections were bitter as the Democrats retained power; and Crossgates Mall, the Guilderland Fire Department, and Daughters of Sarah all made plans to expand.

GUILDERLAND — The area’s retail giant wants to grow a little more.

Crossgates Mall is looking to amend its special-use permit to add a 20,000-square-foot, two-story addition and a total of 2,100 square feet of leasable space to the 1.3 million square feet of retail space it already has.

WorkFit Medical has a new home in Guilderland.

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As Thanksgiving approaches, the girls made sure they didn't have a turkey of a game and came out firing on all cylinders.

GUILDERLAND — The meeting of the Westmere Board of Fire Commissioners previously scheduled for Monday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at 1741 Western Ave. in Guilderland.

The pressure is on for the defending Class AA champions from Guilderland, and the girls got off to a good start against Bethlehem.

“I’d worked in the assessor’s office for so long, it felt like I had really good training,” said Karen VanWagenen on stepping up to the helm.

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