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Volunteer EMS now paid positions

Decrease in number of volunteers leads to policy change

The Voorheesville Area Ambulance, formerly a volunteer-run organization, is now hiring a third party to pay EMS workers as a result of declining volunteerism.

Soldier On project moves forward

Town board receives update on veteran housing complex near Albany International

Plans for veteran housing at the former Ann Lee Nursing Home are moving forward as environmental impact and traffic studies are being conducted.

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Bethlehem: Fresh faces lead GOP ticket

Party’s platform focuses on restoring town services

With younger, fresh-faced candidates, members of the town’s Republican party are hoping 2015 is their year.

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Honoring one of our own

Highway dedicated to Guilderland soldier who died in Iraq

The Town of Guilderland honored one of its own by dedicating a highway to Lt. Colonel Todd J. Clark.

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Siena takes a trip around the world

New mural painted by recent grad highlights college’s international programs

When the fall semester begins and students return to the Siena College campus, they will notice a world of difference in their student union building.

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Getting to the quick of the story

Award-winning journalist pens the stories that define the Saratoga tourists may not take the time to see

Thomas Dimopoulos is no stranger on the streets of Saratoga.

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The Book Barn’s last chapter

Latham bookstore closes doors after 24 years in business

After 24 years in Latham, The Book Barn closed its doors for good in a frenzy of sales and goodbyes from longtime customers.

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Classic cars in the park

Sixth annual Wheels in the Woods car show at Thacher State Park

Classic models and hot rods alike get a scenic backdrop at the sixth John Boyd Thacher Park Wheels in the Woods car show.

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Schenectady's Little Italy pays tribute to Dan DiNicola

Local movie critic honored in second movie festival

There, on North Jay, stands Perreca’s Bakery, the crown jewel of Schenectady’s Little Italy, a fixture of the neighborhood for more than a century. From a booth inside More Perreca sits Maria Papa, who has a hand in both of the businesses that neighbor one another, where she talks about next week’s plans to pay tribute again to the late Dan DiNicola.

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The spark for change

Local teens learn the challenges of solving global issues

After a three-day human rights symposium, area teens will return to school this fall with ideas of starting new clubs, beginning fundraising campaigns and raising awareness.

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Train set for sale; comes with house

Delmar man’s enormous train collection created a unique real estate proposition

When Gerry Winn’s massive model train collection was too difficult to disassemble and move to his new house, he chose to do what few home sellers have done before: sell the collection and the house together.

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Still going crazy

Heart continues to define women’s role in Rock

Known and revered as trailblazers in the male dominate world of rock and roll, Ann and Nancy Wilson not only blazed the way for Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, Madonna and the rock maidens that followed, they maintain their relevance nearly 40 years after going crazy on us all.

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Projects underway

BC buildings finish upgrades as part of 2012-13 bond

District officials at Bethlehem Central schools are preparing to finish project upgrades as part of the 2012-13 bond initiative, now that summer vacation is underway.

A different taste

Colonie senior services, Mazzone partner for new dining options in senior living

As part of a new dining initiative, Colonie Senior Service Centers has decided to change things up at Beltrone Living Center, offering its residents a fine dining experience.