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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.

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State Attorney General puts ticket industry on notice, demands changes

It’s long been suspected, but now it’s been quantified — there truly is a method behind the madness of acquiring that hot concert ticket.

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Regional airline returns to Albany, to add more than 100 new jobs locally

Dignitaries from nearly all aspects of state government were on hand for continued good news at Albany International Airport.

Boys basketball: Albany Academy pulls away from Voorheesville

Albany Academy used a 22-6 run in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 73-48 victory over Voorheesville in a non-league boys basketball game Sunday, Jan. 31.

Indoor track: Ronel Forde, Tedi DeMaria win two individual titles at Suburban Council meet

Shaker's Ronel Forde and Bethlehem's Tedi DeMaria each won a pair of events at the Suburban Council Indoor Track and Field Championships Sunday, Jan. 31, at the University at Albany.

The people we meet along the way

People come into your life at different points of time not by mere chance but by a greater mechanism to teach you a lesson. That lesson can be inspirational, heart wrenching or a wake-up call.