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EDITORIAL: A symbolic departure

This editorial first appeared in the Nov. 11 editions of Spotlight News.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you to the voters

This letter first appeared in the Nov. 11 edition of The Spotlight.

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Police make arrests in murder of Colonie woman

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.

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Caitlin Cucchiella guides UAlbany women's soccer into uncharted territory

The last few months have been a whirlwind for Caitlin Cucchiella.

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Town prioritizing parks and recreation projects; grant money to be used

Following a nearly yearlong study, the town has finalized a new Parks and Recreation Town Master Plan.

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Two area photographers have waited years to showcase their work in a gallery

More than twenty years after their first attempt at a gallery show failed, Paul Tick and Agnes Zellin are finally seeing their works come to light at a gallery show at the Photography Center of Troy and in a photo book of their work, “Later Rather Than Sooner.”

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Get To Know: Nan Lanahan

This first appeared in the Nov. 4 editions of Spotlight News.

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Colonie’s EMS can post vitals to hospital with the touch of a tablet

For nearly a decade, Colonie EMS has worked to install new information management systems in all of its ambulances. Last week, it was announced the organization finally updated its capabilities to provide better patient care, and make initial analysis easier for paramedics and doctors.

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District Attorney David Soares and nation leaders seek criminal justice reforms in D.C.

Albany County District Attorney David Soares and the nation’s top criminal justice leaders have called for mass reforms to our criminal justice system.

EDITORIAL: Tough love not the answer

This editorial originally appears in the Nov. 4 editions of Spotlight News.

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Colonie Election: Day After

Election Day 2015 coverage

Albany County Legislature election results

Re-elections for McCoy, Apple and other county positions

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Bethlehem Election: Day After

Election Day 2015 coverage

Guilderland election results

Barber wins town supervisor race, Miller wins county leg., and town board too close to call

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The changing of the seasons does not take away from the beauty of local nature preserves

As you walk, cycle or drive around the rural areas at the fringes of our towns, do you ever wonder when that scenic view, woodland or field may be lost to development?

New Scotland election results

Pat Snyder, Bill Hennessy and Adam Greenberg have won seats on Town Board

Democrats Pat Snyder and Bill Hennessy have won re-election, while appointed councilman Adam Greenberg took the third open seat on Town Board

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Guilderland residents probe candidates for Tuesday’s local general election at forum

Economic growth and the issue of vacant buildings were at the forefront of voter concerns at Thursday night’s forums for town supervisor and town board.

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Colonie Town Supervisor candidate: Christine Benedict

This is part of a series of candidate profiles in advance of the Nov. 3 election.

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Colonie Town Supervisor candidate: Paula Mahan

This candidate profile first appeared in the Oct. 28 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.

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