Societal pressures over body image felt by all body types
There was something peculiar about Carla as she approached me from across the room. Her gait was unsteady and she looked confused as she navigated the crowded room of the home where we’d gathered to sit Shiva.
New York Library Association president takes roadtrip with son
Fifty libraries in ten days. That is the feat father and son Jeremy and Jack Johannesen have set themselves this summer.
This letter to the editor appears in the July 29 edition of The Spotlight.
This appears in the July 29 editions of Spotlight News.
Old Maxwell Road Shopping Center project faces opposition
Residents will soon have their voices heard for those concerned about the potential shopping center on Maxwell Road, as a first draft traffic study is completed and town officials plan for a community forum.
Town transfer station a donation site for Habitat for Humanity
Nearly eight months after the idea was first proposed, residents will now be able to donate gently-used home goods for those in need, instead of putting them by the curb for the trash.
Slingerlands resident donates rock collection to miSci museum
After spending a lifetime building a 2,500 piece mineral collection, Bertha Kotlow of Slingerlands will now have parts of her collection displayed at the Museum of Science and Innovation (miSci) in Schenectady.
Construction begins for capital project, new programming for fall school year
From building improvements to technology, South Colonie Central School District students will soon see many changes at their schools as the capital project and new program initiatives get underway.
“Chopped” inspired cook off unfolded at The Atria center
And the secret ingredient is: a policeman?
Two guys and a list of more than 300 diners reviewed
What started as a concerted effort between two childhood friends to remain in touch, has developed over the years as a tour of regional diners.
Shaker Heritage hosts second paranormal investigation with Tri-City Paranormal
The Shaker settlement site has a long history. One that began centuries ago with a search for religious freedom and one, according to rumors, that has trouble letting go.
This editorial appears in the July 29 editions of Spotlight News.
Grogin wins title at international competition
Adam Grogin’s specialty is breaking boards.
After 31 years, the William K. Sanford Library has a new director at the helm
In her years as a library director, Evelyn Neale said the best part of the job is her constantly changing days.
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.
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.
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.
Altamont Country Values buys and sells regional goods
Altamont Country Values is a small, family-owned business, supplying the area with backyard farm, garden, pet and farm animal goods.
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.
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.