Party set to celebrate Rail Trail portion opening; further improvements eyed for bicyclists
Friends of the Rail Trail will celebrate the official opening of a new three-mile section running through New Scotland as efforts continue toward expanding the trail’s size and usage.
Ricky the Robot teaches Glenmont first graders about technology
The Glenmont Elementary School teacher Peter Rawitsch has been introducing robotic technology to first graders for more than 25 years.
Some shoppers seeking door-buster deals found themselves leaving with more than a bargain after parking their car in the wrong spot.
This editorial appears in the Dec. 4 edition of Spotlight Newspapers.
VanAmburgh among those picked to play at Kennedy memorial
The day President John F. Kennedy was buried, Sergeant Keith Clark — the Army bugler playing “Taps” — made a single mistake some refer to as the “broken note” that reflected the sad feelings of the whole country.
With the Suburban Council season starting Friday, we want to know which boys basketball team you believe will be the best overall in the league.
Made by Hand features select artists from the Northeast
Many people are familiar with craft fairs, but a local business is holding an invitation-only craft market to ensure the quality of the products for sale.
A charity organization with a new chapter started this summer by University at Albany students will be warehousing locally collected items in Bethlehem.
The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division unanimously upheld the 2012 conviction of Christopher Hughes on Nov. 27.
Old Songs hosts monthly gatherings featuring simple moves and a social element
Dancing isn’t everyone’s favorite activity, but one local man bets he can get even the most reluctant of dancers off the sideline and moving in no time.
Holiday traditions may have been a little different in the late 1700s when the iconic Ten Broeck Mansion was built atop an Albany hill, but more than 200 years later, the historic home continues to welcome visitors for the holidays.
After three decades as an assistant coach, Boland makes the jump
By Jim Boland's own admission, he could have taken a head coaching job at any time over the last couple of decades, but he held out. Not any more.
A.G. Irons puts veteran Eagles through their paces with tough scrimmages
A.G. Irons wasn't going to wait until the start of the Suburban Council season to test his Bethlehem boys basketball team.
Lyric Artis, Jenny Barra among those being counted on for more offense
Madison Rowland is no longer around to lead the Shaker girls basketball team to victory, so other players must step up this season.
This article originally appeared in the November issue of Capital District Parent Pages.
Senior forward's health issues are almost in the rear view mirror
The 2012-13 season was difficult for Matt Cerutti and the Guilderland boys basketball team.
Mamaroneck scores goals in bunches to beat Bethlehem
The season is two games old, and already Bethlehem hockey coach Andre Rodrigue is tired of seeing his team fall behind early.
Zach Dignum stops 24 shots in shutout
Zach "Moon Dog" Dignum was the leader of the pack in Shaker/Colonie's first-ever win over Mamaroneck.
Company spending $3B to upgrade electric infrastructure
Tackling some of what the worst winter storms inflicts has National Grid “hot stick” workers preparing for the chilly reality of living in the Northeast.
Rock climbing, caving, mountain biking and more trails pitched for park
A series of improvements are being planned for John Boyd Thacher State Park and Thompson’s Lake Park. Capital improvements and operational enhancements will occur during the next 10 to 15 years.