This appears in the March 25 editions of Spotlight News.
Dweezil Zappa continues to carry his father’s torch
Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Albany, when it takes to the stage at The Egg, Tuesday, April 7.
Senior housing development will feature 148 units, active lifestyle amenities
Shovels hit the ground on a new senior apartment complex last week in a bustling hamlet center, around a decade after the project was initially proposed.
Delmar man organizes Purple Day cupcake fundraiser, outreach efforts for Epilepsy aid
As a child, Stephen Piorkowski spent a lot of time at home because he suffered from epilepsy. As an adult, he learned to control his disability and is trying to help others suffering from it to receive needed support.
The South Colonie Central School District projects its 2015-16 budget to fall around $96.1 million, an increase of less than 1 percent from the previous school year.
High school senior conducts research looking into preventing disease
Like other 17-year-old high school seniors, Muhammad Ali is contemplating internships and college plans. But what sets Ali apart from his fellow students is his groundbreaking research in Alzheimer’s disease.
From Etsy to Delmar, catwalk look is not expensive
Congratulations, we have officially made it to spring. How will you be celebrating after this long winter?
Maple Avenue pathway has been in the works since 2005
After nearly a decade, Selkirk residents could soon see the installation of new sidewalk along Maple Avenue.
Shaker looks to remain on top of the heap, while Colonie wants to move up
Two girls lacrosse teams in the town have different sets of goals.
Planning Board also approves wine bar at the Four Corners
After final site plan approvals from the town’s Planning Board, Monolith Solar could soon begin construction at Vista Technology Park.
Owner of motels agrees to tear down buildings for all fines excused
Skylane and Blu-Bell owner Alex Patel agreed to demolish the two motels after hundreds of violations were found over one year ago.
This editorial appears in the March 25 editions of Spotlight News;.
National Grid presents project to Bethlehem school board
National Grid representatives presented plans for its Van Dyke Road Substation Project at the Bethlehem Board of Education meeting Wednesday, March 18.
Newest “Calvin and Hobbes” book lends insight into why artist Bill Watterson stopped the popular comic strip
The artistic form of the comic strip has existed for some time, dating back to medieval tapestries that depicted sequential pictures. Newspapers started running the humorous and satirical printed strips in America around the end of the 19th century.
Bethlehem and Guilderland meet on the boys lacrosse field for the first time on April 2. Before that happens, here is a look at the two Suburban Council South Division rivals.
County lawmakers provide emergency funding to address poor foundation conditions
As the Shaker Heritage Society celebrates the centennial anniversary of the 1915 Barn Complex, the historic site is preparing to undergo some much-needed repairs and renovations.
Bethlehem couldn’t keep up with Ossining’s pace in state semifinal loss
The Bethlehem girls basketball team defeated defending Section 2 champion Shenendehowa and defending regional champion Cicero-North Syracuse to reach the Class AA state semifinals. Playing the defending state champions proved to be too difficult for the Lady Eagles, though.
Grocery chain gives $10,000 in food for hunger-relief campaign
Hannaford Supermarkets donated 731 cases of food to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley last week.
Bethlehem native’s genealogy research leads to historical fiction on kidnapping case
More than 80 years after the kidnapping of prominent leader in Albany, a Bethlehem native has brought the incident more clearly into focus.
This appears in the March 18 editions of Spotlight News.