In the aftermath of a shocking drug arrest on campus, the latest effort to combat substance abuse comes from one of Bethlehem Central’s own students.
For the fourth year in a row, County Executive Dan McCoy aims to provide coats to homeless veterans.
Stuyvesant Plaza ushered in the most wonderful time of the year with their first-ever Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
This originally appeared in the Nov. 25 editions of Spotlight News.
There is something about Monhegan, ME that draws local artist Corlis Carroll to the artists’ island community. It may be how the low rising sun casts long shadows across its rolling hills, it could be the rich history of housing America’s first impressionist artists, but for nearly two decades she has called it home.
Nearly three decades on the force, Colonie Police Chief Jonathan Teale lends perspective on his town
Times have changed since Jonathan Teale joined the Colonie Police Department 26 years ago.
In one season, Joey DiPiazza’s “we-building” turned the Albany High School football program from a doormat into a respectable team, complete with a new, on-campus home field.
This editorial originally appeared in the Nov. 25 editions of Spotlight News.
She was a rare gem in today’s politics when she took office in 1993 as the first woman town supervisor in Bethlehem’s long history. Sheila Fuller would continue to lead the town, with her office door wide open, until she decided not to run again in 2003.
The Section 2 hockey season begins this weekend with a handful of games featuring Bethlehem and Guilderland/Mohonasen/Scotia-Glenville.
When we talk about Alzheimer’s disease, we often talk about the emotional toll it takes on families and those it afflicts. And we should. It’s a cruel disease that takes that which we cherish most—the record of our past and a connection to those we love. We also talk about finding a cure, or at the very least a treatment. Anything to slow down the progression of the disease and give us cause for hope. What we haven’t talked a lot about until recently is the financial cost of Alzheimer’s.
Fuller served five terms as Bethlehem Supervisor from 1993 to 2003.
Two men described as heroin addicts were arrested the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 10 for the August murder of 23-year-old Colonie hairdresser, Jacquelyn Porreca.
Following little feedback from residents, the Bethlehem Town Board passed its annual budget last week with few changes to the draft presented in September.
The school district could soon be running about 80 percent of its energy using solar panels. But, as New York tax credit benefits for installing solar panels end at the start of 2016, the district will have to move quickly.
John Clarkson has won a third term as Bethlehem town supervisor following a close election that came down to absentee ballots.
Some musicians rest on their laurels once they reach 70 years old. Not Marty Wendell.
Earlier this month, the Colonie Town Board passed a resolution adopting the proposed 2016 budget, a financial plan that represents virtually no tax increase for Colonie homeowners.
Bethlehem police arrested a Romanian man for unlawfully attaching a skimming device to a Trustco Bank ATM in Delmar
This editorial first appeared in the Nov. 18 editions of Spotlight News.