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New superintendent, principals appointed for 2015-16 Vooheesville school year

A sweep of administrative staff changes are coming to the Voorheesville Central School District this fall. Voorheesville’s superintendent, the middle school principal and elementary school principal will all be new.

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Good Samaritan helps organize wedding of two residents

It’s commonplace nowadays for younger generations of Americans to get married much later in life than their parents did.

Junior Achievement works to teach students about job possibilities

In keeping up with today’s ever-growing technology-based society, in-classroom programs through Junior Achievement continue to spark the interests of even the youngest students.

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Camp Colonie helps students with disabilities

For more than 20 years, the Easter Seals Camp Colonie has been giving campers a little piece of magic in the Capital District.

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Money approved to complete Maple Avenue sidewalk project in Selkirk

The town has approved funding to move forward on installation of new sidewalk in Selkirk.

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Local bridge gaming company seeks larger space

In over forty years of bridge playing, Shelly Studio of Bridge and Games has outgrown its small building on New Karner Road and is looking to expand in order to host more tournaments.

Water connection ready for Boswell Engineering development

As the pipeline at the Boswell Engineering development site off Miller Road is all but complete, residents will now have to pay to connect to it.

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A grassroots effort has been launched to keep Crossgates Mall closed on Thanksgiving Day

Since opening to the Capital District 30 years ago, Crossgates Mall has established itself as a major hub for area retail business. With approximately 20 million customers walking through its doors each year, it is among the most visited malls in the country.

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Paul Tonko expresses support in BRAIN Initiative, advocates for more funding in research

With limited technology and a lack of funding, scientists are more behind on understanding the brain than they would like.

Police warn of burglaries in Selkirk

Bethlehem Police are warning Selkirk and Coeymans residents to be weary of several break-ins.

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Bethlehem committee proposes matching suburbanites with bow hunters to cull deer

A new program proposed by the Bethlehem Committee on Deer and Ticks would match bow hunters with homeowners who want to control the deer population in their area.

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Albany, CBA, Schenectady and Troy officially begin playing in the Suburban Council

It’s a new era of Suburban Council sports. Beginning with the first varsity golf matches Monday, Aug. 24, the league is up to 16 schools.

Midway Fire Department seeks new station

Neighbors in favor of Nutwood Avenue dead end for Fuccillo dealership

Representatives for the Midway Fire Department presented a sketch of its proposed firehouse renovation, replacing its current original station of more than 50 years.

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Board decides against zoning change for 80-unit Foegtli Farms

One major concern for traffic generation on Albany Shaker Road was alleviated after the Planning Board voted unanimously against the 80-unit development across from Shaker Elementary School.