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Taking charge

Women in leadership positions speak to North Colonie students

Students from North Colonie school district were treated to a question and answer panel, where prominent women in the community gave advice about career and dealing with discrimination.

What once was lost

Vintage video games continue to provide fun for today’s family

Generation X cringed at the news last month as a video of Bo Jackson having to explain his greatness to an unbeknownst teenager went viral.

Democrats name candidates

VanLuven in race for town board; county legislature nods pending

One week after the town’s Republican party announced its candidates for the upcoming 2015 elections, the Democratic party did the same, but the backing for some county legislature seats will have to wait.

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Printing a helping hand

Siena students print 3D superhero-themed hand for Ohio boy

Jack Carder, a 5-year-old Ohio boy, was born with only minimal use of a partially formed right hand, but a group of Siena College students have worked to change that.

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Howe you like caves?

Local attraction is re-opening founder’s original tour after more than 100 years

Guy Schiavone has been an employee of Howe Caverns for more than a dozen years, and even he got excited over the prospect of walking through the attraction’s newest tour.

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Irish pub proposed for Delmar

New restaurant planned for Delaware Avenue promises an authentic feel of the Emerald Island from two gentlemen who should know

A traditional Irish public house has been proposed by two friends who grew up in neighboring towns in Ireland.

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A saucy idea

Bethlehem High School students create own company for experience, charity

The aroma coming from the kitchen of Bethlehem Central High School just after the final bell rang was mouth watering. The smells were so good, nearly a dozen staff members poked their heads in to see how the cooking was coming along.

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Crisafulli embarking on new projects

Crisafulli Associates receive concept acceptance, apartments and offices

Crisafulli Associates took the first steps toward breaking ground on new projects in the Town of Colonie, including a new apartment complex and a second office building along Albany Shaker Road.

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Update: Herd of Buffalo killed

Herd escaped and crossed Hudson river from Schodack farm

The heard of bison that escaped from a Schodack farm and caused havoc for residents in South Bethlehem and Coeymans, are now dead more nine hours later.

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LEGENDS live at the circus

Mythological creatures at The Greatest Show On Earth®

There are iconic images conjured within the mind once one thinks about the circus coming to town.

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Bethlehem Central School District finalizes budget proposal

School board members are focused on a 2015-16 budget totaling $94.16 million, which increases spending about 1.5 percent. The proposal does not tap any undesignated fund balance, while proposing an unusually low tax increase.

National retailers eye local property

Large retail site on Albany Shaker Road pending Zoning Board of Appeals approval

As the first Sonic restaurant in the Capital District prepares a grand opening this summer, a Massachusetts developer is looking to get a special use permit approved for a site totaling about 5.7 acres.

Redistricting proposal redraws town lines

Proposed map places Kuhn into a different Bethlehem legislative district, quelling primary bid

Another legal battle is looming over county legislature district lines, because Bethlehem Democrats claim the new plan submitted to the court unnecessarily shifts lines within the town.

North Colonie school board approves budget

Budget of $102.7 million passes for 2015-16 school year

North Colonie’s Board of Education unanimously voted yes to a $102.7 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, which includes initiatives for full-day kindergarten and new state mandates for English language learners.