Do you think the Tri-City ValleyCats will make the New York-Penn League playoffs in 2015?
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.
This letter to the editor appears in the June 24 edition of Spotlight News.
The Bethlehem Central School District has been ranked sixth in overall educational performance out of 431 upstate school districts.
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.
This letter to the editor appears in the June 24 edition of The Spotlight.
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.”
Town announces winner in second round of microenterprize grants
The town has announced another microenterprize grant winner during its second selection round.
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.
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.
Town of New Scotland seeks to change agricultural land to commercial
Conversion of agricultural land into commercial development land was the primary topic of discussion at a zoning advisory committee meeting last week.
Old Songs Festival kicks off Friday
If the grounds of the Altamont Fairgrounds could talk, it would spin a yarn of tales about old-time baseball games, automobile exhibitions and the countless of summer romances that blossomed under the carnival lights.
This appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.
Douglas moving-on to Southern Tier district
After more than three years, Bethlehem Central Superintendent Thomas Douglas has opted not to renew his contract and will be leaving for a new district in the Southern Tier.
Rehabilitation Support Services suing over town rezoning Latham property
The town is facing two lawsuits after Town Board members voted to rescind zoning for a Planned Development District, holding up plans a local rehabilitation support company had to build low-income housing.
Huck Finn’s Playland opens, marking a new lease on life to Latham’s favorite playground
Dozens of eager kids waited with parents at the small train station of Huck Finn’s Playland after it officially opened its gates to customers.
A Colonie Police Department Public Safety Dispatcher was arrested by Colonie police Wednesday, June 24, for alleged involvement in a sexual offense.
This letter to the editor appears in edited form in the June 24 edition of The Spotlight. The full-length version is running here.
Opera Saratoga to host “Dido and Aeneas” under the stars
The melding of fashion with the arts is a common enough relationship, as one often feeds the other – life imitating art, art imitating life - but, the conscious marriage of art with science is a unique pairing, one guaranteed to be found if Karole Armitage is involved.
This editorial appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.