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Crime ring preys on elderly

Multiple agencies break crime ring focused on elderly

After a nearly seven-month-long investigation, members of a countywide hate crime ring targeting the elderly were arrested and arraigned, just in time for Elder Abuse Awareness Month.

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Department heads advance

Hornick named Police Commander, Heffernan to Deputy Police Chief

Two Bethlehem Police Department supervisors were promoted last week by the Town Board.

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Playground 2.0

A face lift is coming to the playground at Elm Ave Town Park

The town park’s playground will soon see the long-awaited revamp that it needs.

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Crossing bats

A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain

A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain.

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Flash on wheels

Quick thinking 11-year-old avoided accident, but lost his bike

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Thanks, Chief

Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief

Sports poll for the week of June 30 - July 6

Do you think the Tri-City ValleyCats will make the New York-Penn League playoffs in 2015?

Balancing the scales

Clean Strawberry Short Cake

I get a little sentimental when June arrives, because it’s a month that marks both my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day.

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Bethlehem Central School District ranked No. 6

The Bethlehem Central School District has been ranked sixth in overall educational performance out of 431 upstate school districts.

Independents allows primary

Party to vote on who represents Independence for supervisor in elections

The Independence Party is deviating from its usual support of Democratic Town Supervisor Paula Mahan to allow for a primary between Mahan and Republican candidate Christine Benedict.

We glisten

Sweat is not the benchmark to a good workout

Recently in one of our group fitness sessions the question came up about sweat. Sweat is such an ugly word and we don’t like it in my studio, so we call it “glistening.”

Irish pub to receive funds

Town announces winner in second round of microenterprize grants

The town has announced another microenterprize grant winner during its second selection round.

Fashion: Doctor, Doctor. Give me some shoes!

Retail therapy may be a prescription for you

Whoever said you can’t buy happiness never experienced the joy of a new pair of shoes.

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An artistic takeoff

North Colonie students designed, and test, Albany International coloring book

A group of Blue Creek third-graders got a chance to test out and critique Albany International’s new coloring book designed by Shaker High School students.