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Former town police officer alleges sexual harassment

A former Bethlehem police officer has filed notice she intends to sue the town over alleged sexual harassment when she was on the force.

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Albany County recognizes Colonie High’s iCARE program for its anti-bullying efforts

Today’s young students often fall victim to bullying that has taken on a new form with the rapidly changing technology, and county officials continued to try to combat it.

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#PodcastDay has come and gone, but the phenomenon is here and strong

Like a thief in the night, the hashtag #PodcastDay emerged on trending lists throughout social media last week to pay homage to a phenomenon that equally snuck into a mainstream audience when it first emerged more than a decade ago.

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Local festival emphasizes locally grown foods and sustainable growth

Free salads, a week long produce drive and the chance to win a gift certificate to the farmer’s market. Making healthy eating fun is this week’s Farm to You Fest, held across all Bethlehem Central Schools.

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Reel Seafood Co. offers Sunday brunches with live music and themed menus

As Wolf Road continues to see a constant cycle of businesses coming and going, the road’s oldest independently-owned restaurant continues to keep up with the times.

Craft breweries focus of new downtown Albany tourist attraction

The Albany Craft Beverage Trail, a collaboration between Nine Pin Cider, Albany Distilling, C.H. Evans Brewing, and Druthers, will launch at its inaugural event, Drink Albany, Saturday, Oct. 3, from noon to 5 p.m.

Fourth Annual Wing Walk promises food, drinks and laughs

It’s only on its fourth year, but the Annual Wing Walk is quickly becoming a must-stop visit to Downtown Schenectady.

Bethlehem Children's School to hold farm-to-table festival

Farm fresh meats and veggies right to your table. At this weekend’s Bethlehem Farm to Table Festival, that happy, leafy-green dream could be a reality for your family.

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Third Fantastic Fall Festival to be held Oct. 3 in Ganser Smith Park

In the past, hundreds of community members have shown up to support a local family through tough times with the Fantastic Fall Festival. Now, after a one-year break, the festival is back and will not disappoint with raffles, fair food and of course, a cow.

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The Enchanted City returns to Troy for a fun, family event

This Saturday, the City of Troy transforms into The Enchanted City, a festival with a theme all too fitting for one of the capitals of the Industrial Revolution.

Proposed zoning changes draws ire of residents at meeting; new ideas

When the town’s proposed master zoning plan takes effect, some of the town’s agricultural and residential land will be changed to mixed-commercial/residential zoning. This proposal left some feeling the town was taking away property rights from residents.

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Delmar-native debuts movie at Spectrum 8

Mark Netter is a Delmar native and NYU film school grad whose first independent film “Nightmare Code” is a psychological thriller taking the sci-fi world by storm.

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Country club agrees to initial repairs on Normans Kill

The owners of Normanside Country Club agreed to pay for initial repairs towards stabilizing the Normans Kill following this spring’s landslide, according to a deal made with the State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). However, more extensive work will be needed in the near future.

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Man arrested after allegedly forcing woman into prostitution

Colonie police arrested 18-year-old Nizere Y. Stephens of Albany for promoting prostitution after the department received information an underage female was being forced into prostitution.