- Voorheesville voters approve school budget | 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
- Guilderland voters pass $91M school budget | 3 hours, 14 minutes ago
- Boys lacrosse: Another crosstown battle awaits Shaker | 3 hours, 54 minutes ago
- Boys lacrosse: Guilderland advances to Class A semifinals | 3 hours, 59 minutes ago
- Bethlehem voters approve school budget | 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
- South Colonie's tax cap challenge succeeds | 5 hours, 42 minutes ago
- North Colonie school budget passed | 5 hours, 58 minutes ago
Guilderland voters pass $91M school budget 3 hours, 14 minutes ago
Bethlehem voters approve school budget 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
North Colonie school budget passed 5 hours, 58 minutes ago
Rain doesn’t dampen spirits [photo gallery] 12 hours, 47 minutes ago
Fighting insect hinges on knowledge 1 day, 10 hours ago
- Guilderland Chamber's Annual Awards Dinner on June 12
- Voorheesville MS drafts pilot policy for electronic devices
- Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny at The Crossings on March 23
- Tonko to visit V'ville library, discuss healthcare changes
- Colonie Restaurant Week to Run March 18-24, 2013
- Local rapper writes SUNY anthem
- A look at the girls basketball field for Sectionals
- A look at the boys basketball field for Sectionals
- Boys lacrosse: Another crosstown battle awaits Shaker
- Boys lacrosse: Guilderland advances to Class A semifinals
- Baseball: Queensbury beats Shaker one day before Sectionals
- Boys lacrosse: Third quarter spurt lifts Bethlehem
- Baseball: Shaker shuts out Shen
Lifestyle and Entertainment
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- Fighting insect hinges on knowledge
- Meet the new Colonial Acres at open house event
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Letters to the Editor
- LETTER: Salute our EMS heroes
- LETTER: Remembering veterans important year round
- LETTER: Beck the right choice for BC Board of Education
- LETTER: Brownie project a success
- LETTER: When is enough enough?
- CEG president arrested on drunk driving charges
- Part of the pack
- Shoppers arrested at Crossgates for allegedly passing forged checks
- POLICE: Man pleas guilty in Colonie stabbing
- Colonie teams up with Albany FBI
- Meet the new Colonial Acres at open house event
- New part-time position discussed
- Flood of concerns over subdivision
- Project approved over protests
- Nursing home deal tabled
Bus and reserve fund propositions pass; uncontested board incumbents
Voorheesville Central School District's approved 2013-14 budget increases spending by almost $694,000, or 3.14 percent, and holds a property tax levy increase of 3.23 percent, which is within the district’s tax cap limit.
District's $1M bus and equipment proposition approved, uncontested board race
More than 60 percent of voters supported Guilderland Central School District’s proposed spending plan for next school year, holding a 3.39 percent property tax levy increase.
Budget passed 2,518 to 1,311
In a year that did not see a challenge to the state tax cap or any major spending reductions, Bethlehem residents easily passed the district’s $90.4 million spending plan for the 2013-14 school year.
66.2 percent of voters approve of budget in excess of state tax cap
What was continuously called a challenging budgeting year for the South Colonie Central School District was capped with residents approving a 2013-14 school budget that exceeds the state tax cap.
Budget stays within the state tax cap
Residents of the North Colonie Central School District approved of the 2013-14 budget that stays within the state tax cap on Tuesday, May 21.
Crowds turn out to honor heroes at Altamont Memorial Day Parade
Despite a soggy start and drizzly finale, Altamont’s Memorial Day Parade went on as planned Sunday, May 19, when people lined the streets armed with umbrellas to honor those who made the greatest sacrifice for their country.
Couple with changes to administrator health care, unpaid day will save $332k
South Colonie Central School District teachers and administrators have approved contract givebacks for the second year in a row, and they will save the district more than $300,000 in the 2013-14 school year.
Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week focuses on invasive insect’s threat, precautions
New York is recognizing Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week this year from Sunday, May 19, to Saturday, May 25. Residents and visitors are being encouraged to become more aware about the invasive insect and its destructive potential towards ash trees.
Teen’s suicide fuels push for legislation over school special education resources
Jerry Clark’s grandmother can’t fill the hole in her heart left by her grandson’s suicide, but she is continuing her efforts to keep it from happening to other families by lobbying for state legislation.
Two-year agreement holds annual 2 percent salary increase
The Guilderland Town Board on Tuesday, May 7, approved a new two-year contract with the town’s police union, which has around 35 members. The agreement provides a retroactive 2 percent salary increase each year.
Contingency funds targeted to make payroll for July
Three days after the Albany County Legislature tabled a vote on privatizing the county nursing home vote, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has sent out a request to move $2.2 million from the county’s contingency fund in the budget to meet the facility’s July payroll.
New golf course operator connects with Big Brothers Big Sisters
Business has been steady at Colonial Acres Golf Course during its first month open under a private operator.
Bethlehem, IDA would partner to form economic development job
The Town of Bethlehem and its Industrial Development Agency may soon be partnering to hire a new, part-time employee to work on economic development.
A few new faces join familiar ones as parties gear up to make endorsements
As campaign season inches closers, those seeking spots in Town of Colonie elected offices are beginning to announce their plans to run.