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CBA, Colonie and Shaker must compensate for graduated players

All three Class AA football teams in Colonie are going through at least a partial rebuilding phase after each graduated several key players from last season.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Development is rampant

This letter to the editor appears in the Sept. 2 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.

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UPDATED Police obtain sketch of possible Sand Creek Road stabbing witness or suspect

A witness observed a male in his 20s or 30s walking to and from Recycled Salon

Colonie police obtained a sketch of a possible witness or suspect in the death of Jacquelyn Porreca, the Recycled Salon employee who was stabbed Friday, Aug. 21.

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Music to My Hair Salon opens its doors

While Music to My Hair Salon was still under construction, cosmetologist and salon owner Asad Alkurabi had a strong idea for the future of the blank white walls and empty stage.

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Voorheesville hopes to catch opponents off guard with its rookies

The Voorheesville football team fans will see at its home opener Saturday, Sept. 5, is not the same one they saw last year.

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Bethlehem, Guilderland reload at skill positions

The Section 2 Class AA football season starts Friday, Sept. 4, and Bethlehem and Guilderland are ready to go.

EDITORIAL: Strength in numbers

This editorial appears in the Sept. 2 editions of Spotlight News.

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Democrats primary: county Executive Dan McCoy’s only challenge (so far) comes from within

With September finally here, a number of Bethlehem Democrats are being challenged in primaries this political season. Primary Day is slightly different this year, and will take place on Thursday, Sept. 10, from noon to 9 p.m.

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Adam Duritz has a passion for music and keeping in contact with fans

Adam Duritz is having a great year. His New York Rangers made it to the Stanley Cup finals. His Oakland Raiders are improving after years of lackluster seasons. The Oakland A’s haven’t given him much to appreciate, except perhaps those days of the Bash Brothers, Dave Stewart starring down opposing hitters and Rickey Henderson swiping bases. The Golden State Warriors, however, made all the difference by winning the NBA title.

Roundup: Voorheesville boys and girls soccer teams open with wins

The Voorheesville girls soccer team began its Colonial Council season with a 7-0 victory over Fonda-Fultonville Tuesday, Sept. 1.

Roundup: Bethlehem soccer teams dominate Schenectady

The Bethlehem boys soccer team began its Suburban Council season with a 7-0 victory over Schenectady Tuesday, Sept. 1.

New superintendent, principals appointed for 2015-16 Vooheesville school year

A sweep of administrative staff changes are coming to the Voorheesville Central School District this fall. Voorheesville’s superintendent, the middle school principal and elementary school principal will all be new.

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Good Samaritan helps organize wedding of two residents

It’s commonplace nowadays for younger generations of Americans to get married much later in life than their parents did.

Junior Achievement works to teach students about job possibilities

In keeping up with today’s ever-growing technology-based society, in-classroom programs through Junior Achievement continue to spark the interests of even the youngest students.

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Camp Colonie helps students with disabilities

For more than 20 years, the Easter Seals Camp Colonie has been giving campers a little piece of magic in the Capital District.

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Money approved to complete Maple Avenue sidewalk project in Selkirk

The town has approved funding to move forward on installation of new sidewalk in Selkirk.

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Local bridge gaming company seeks larger space

In over forty years of bridge playing, Shelly Studio of Bridge and Games has outgrown its small building on New Karner Road and is looking to expand in order to host more tournaments.

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Get To Know: Steve Freeman

This appears in the Aug, 26 editions of Spotlight News.

Water connection ready for Boswell Engineering development

As the pipeline at the Boswell Engineering development site off Miller Road is all but complete, residents will now have to pay to connect to it.

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A grassroots effort has been launched to keep Crossgates Mall closed on Thanksgiving Day

Since opening to the Capital District 30 years ago, Crossgates Mall has established itself as a major hub for area retail business. With approximately 20 million customers walking through its doors each year, it is among the most visited malls in the country.

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