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Proctors, theREP announce headlining acts for 2016-17

With pomp and circumstance, Proctors and Capital Repertory theatres announced their line-ups for the upcoming year last Monday, Feb. 1.

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Colonie town officials work to promote economic growth while protecting natural spaces and heeding residential concerns

“The tree issue came up a lot this summer with the residents of Colonie,” said Town Board member Jennifer Whalen, board liaison to the town’s conservation advisory council (CAC).

Section 2 Class AA basketball playoff brackets released

Area Class AA basketball teams received their playoff match-ups when the Section 2 Class AA brackets were announced Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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Bethlehem police contract reached

Contract negotiations teetering on contentious are at an end after more than a year.

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Bethlehem Police warn of IRS phone scam

Bethlehem Police are warning residents not to divulge personal information over the phone after mover than 100 residents reported IRS scam calls to police.

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Bethlehem to pass resolution on contested pipeline

Town Board members are promising to do what they can, given their small amount of legal power, to prevent Kinder Morgan’s latest pipeline from travelling through town.

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Commercial Services allows people with disabilities to earn money, expand life skills

Thirty-three-year old Neil Vatsyayan loves Halloween, Six Flags theme parks and his tae kwon do class. He graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 2001 and lives with his parents in Latham. He also has a moderate case of Down Syndrome, a genetic abnormality which presents the afflicted individual with challenges in areas such as: language and communication; conceptual, social and emotional development; motor skills; and personal care, even as they cope with a variety of other health concerns and a shortened life expectancy.

Hockey: Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa snaps Bethlehem's winning streak

The two hottest Capital District High School Hockey League teams met Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Schenectady County Recreational Facility in Glenville.

Boys basketball: Ravena defeats Voorheesville in overtime

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk outscored Voorheesville 12-6 in overtime to defeat the Blackbirds 60-54 Friday, Feb. 5, in a Colonial Council boys basketball game.

Girls basketball: Big fourth quarter propels Guilderland past Columbia

Guilderland won for the fourth time in its last six games by rallying for a 59-50 victory over Columbia in a Suburban Council girls basketball game Friday, Feb. 5.

Hockey: Bethlehem shuts out Shenendehowa

Andrew Yanowsky scored two goals, and goaltender Alex Breiner made 20 saves to lead Bethlehem to a 4-0 victory over Shenendehowa in a Capital District High School Hockey League game Friday, Feb. 5, at the Bethlehem Area YMCA.

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Bethlehem hockey team hosts Autism Awareness night; creates different atmosphere for home game

The lights were turned down, and the music was turned off for the Bethlehem hockey team’s home game against Niskayuna/Schenectady Wednesday, Jan. 27.

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Colonie chamber honors local business, former police chief at annual dinner

The Colonie Chamber of Commerce honored residents, businesses and the town’s former police chief, Steve Heider, at its annual dinner on Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Century House with drinks, laughs and plenty of congratulations for the accomplishments of the past year and beyond.

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A village makeover: a preview of Delaware Avenue’s improvements

Details are out on the Delaware Avenue Improvement project after nearly a decade of planning.