Court grants motel owner three more weeks to gather finances, paperwork
The court awarded the owner of Skyland and Blu-Bell motels another three weeks to gather paperwork and finances despite protest from the Town of Colonie who had agreed to a similar adjournment six weeks ago.
Kidz Expo highlights child and parenting resources in the area
Has your child ever wanted to meet Captain America, Thor, R2D2, or Darth Vader? They can do that and much more at the Hannaford Kidz Expo Saturday, March 7, at the Empire State Plaza.
Governor’s delay causes strife on district budgeting for next year
School board members heard proposals over what money needs to be spent next year to address several issues outside of the classroom.
All Suburban Council final set in Class AA
For the first time since the state athletic association added Class AA to boys basketball, a Suburban Council team will win the largest school division title in Section 2.
Bethlehem IDA grants advanced PILOT agreement
The Bethlehem Industrial Development Agency (BIDA) has approved tax breaks for Monolith Solar to build its new headquarters inside the Vista Technology Park.
Regional forum rallies for equitable education funding, local control of classrooms
Many education advocates over the last few years have criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not supporting public schools. Now some question if he’s intentionally working against them.
National Grid addressed resident worries at informational meeting
National Grid held two informational sessions last week for residents to learn more about the proposed substation by the utility on Van Dyke Road.
Printing service provides visibility to both art and artist
In the 21st century, art takes on a digital form; from the photographs you view to the music you hear, it is all an interpretation of 0s and 1s.
Colonie upends Albany, while Shaker needs OT to beat Columbia
The Colonie girls basketball team upset Albany 63-55, while Shaker outlasted Columbia 52-44 in overtime in the Section 2 Class AA quarterfinals Monday, March 2.
Gabby Giacone leads Lady Eagles past Catholic Central
The Bethlehem girls basketball team punched its ticket to the Section 2 Class AA semifinals with a 62-43 quarterfinal win against Catholic Central Monday, March 2.
Former county legislator Brian Scavo was arraigned on a sealed indictment Monday, March 2, for felony forgery charges, according to county District Attorney David Soares.
Wine, Sischo help Platek and Guilderland defeat CBA in quarterfinals
It was a different story in the Section 2 Class AA boys basketball quarterfinals Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hudson Valley Community College. Guilderland (18-3) used a three-pronged attack to defeat CBA 65-57.
Catholic Central hangs on for two-point win
The Bethlehem boys basketball team fell short of reaching the Section 2 Class AA semifinals with a 52-50 loss to Catholic Central Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hudson Valley Community College.
Hannaford gives back to Wounded Warrior Project
Receiving a backpack might seem like a small gesture, but one veteran credits that initial act of compassion followed by ongoing support for saving his life.
Johnson, Podlaski earn individual victories at Sectional meet
Shaker’s Ronel Forde eased past the field in the boys triple jump at the Section 2 Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 25 and 26 at the University at Albany’s SEFCU Arena.
Shaker’s William Matz was the lone Section 2 swimmer to reach the finals of a race at this year’s New York State Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at Ithaca College.
Restaurant owners choose Riverhill Center to move for growth and change
As construction on new additions to Riverhill Center get underway, Garden Bistro 24 joins the growing list of tenants to move in this summer.
Capital Mattress and Waterbed prepares to close this month
Capital Mattress and Waterbed, a staple in local business and advertising, is closing its doors after 40 years.
The community playhouse in Albany’s South End is celebrating a milestone achievement this month.
This appears in the Feb. 25 editions of Spotlight News.