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Guilderland Public Library
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The Guilderland Public Library broke ground on a roughly $9 million expansion project Thursday. 

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Supervisors of three Capital Region suburbs have released their 2021 budget proposals.

Guilderland Police have provided more details on two recent shooting deaths.


Guilderland officials are considering plans Crossgates Mall has submitted to build a huge apartment complex on 20 acres of land it owns near Rapp Road in Albany County. Although the project is in its formative stages, neighbors are on high alert.

Jacqueline Schwab

On Thursday, September 20 the Guilderland Public Library in Guilderland, New York will present the concert “I Lift My Lamp: Vintage Songs and Dances of Immigrant America” performed by Ken Burns’ pianist Jacqueline Schwab. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Calling ahead for reservations is advised - (518) 456-2400.

Jacqueline Schwab is noted for her evocative playing on the soundtracks of documentary filmmaker Ken Burns’ “Civil War,” “Baseball,” “Mark Twain,” “Frank Lloyd Wright,” “The War” and others. She has long played for English country dancing with the Bare Necessities quartet; has released four solo recordings; and has performed concerts of vintage American music in almost every state of the Union.

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A lawyer who served as an upstate New York town judge has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $11 million from family trusts he oversaw.

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A false report of a possible gun at Albany-area mall Colonie Center over the weekend sent shoppers running for safety. Officials say it’s always good to be prepared.


Several area communities participated in "Small Business Saturday." The event has evolved from a marketing promotion to a component of the busy shopping weekend bordered by Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Local retailers are hoping to make the most of Small Business Saturday.

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For some it was a terrifying ordeal, for others a nuisance. Saturday afternoon shopping at one the country's biggest malls was interrupted by a report of gunfire that is still under investigation.

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New York's 46th state Senate district candidates presented their campaign issues and agendas last night at the Guilderland Public Library during a “Meet The Candidates” event.

Two hikers in Albany County came across a dead body Friday.