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Update: Monolith Solar coming to Vista

Vista Technology Campus in Slingerlands may soon see the addition of its first technology tenant. An announcement is set to be made at Vista on Wednesday morning.

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Bethlehem Central High School officials say permits keep parking fair

Round of tickets handed out as students vie for limited spaces

Some Bethlehem Central High School students were upset last week and took to Twitter to complain after their cars were ticketed for parking in the school lot without a permit.

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Wins all around

Colonie, Shaker and CBA post divisional victories in Week 5

All three town football teams posted wins in Week 5 of the Section 2 Class AA football season.

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A call for better youth drug abuse prevention

Regional coalition kicks off awareness month with stories of addiction

One 13-year-old girl started out drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana, but in four years, she found herself addicted to prescription pills. More than a decade later, she’s hoping her message of recovery keeps someone from ever starting down that same path.

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Get To Know: Adam Chaskin

This Get To Know entry appears in the Oct. 8 editions of Spotlight News.

LETTER: 25 years as an advocate for the disabled

This letter to the editor appears in the Oct. 8 edition of The Spotlight.

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Buddies tackle transportation together

Fifth-graders help kindergartners navigate the buses in Glenmont

The beginning of a new school year can be intimidating for any student, but is especially so for incoming kindergartners.

Colonie soccer complex moves forward

Zoning Board gives its approval for Afrim Nezaj’s project

The plan for a new soccer complex in Colonie will move forward following more than one year of setbacks.

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Why pink? Let me count the ways

This Guest Commentary appears in the Oct. 8 editions of Spotlight News.

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Paint it pink

Teen joins forces with To Life! to promote townwide breast cancer awareness campaign

A crop of peculiar pumpkins have popped up on the doorsteps of Bethlehem businesses to promote October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Albany County 911 system experiening problems

Albany County Sheriff Craig D. Apple has said Albany County is currently experiencing intermittent problems throughout the area with its emergency 911 system.

LETTER: Race for Hope bigger than ever

This letter to the editor appears in the Oct. 8 edition of The Spotlight.

Library trains Etsy entrepreneurs

Program at Albany’s Main Branch helps artisans get their online shops up and running

The Internet has served as a source of income for many over the years, with such well-established commercial hubs as Amazon.com and eBay.

New Scotland budget within tax cap

Town Supervisor's proposal totals $7.2M, holds no staffing cuts

Town Supervisor Tom Dolin’s proposed budget holds a property tax levy just below New Scotland’s state imposed tax cap, while tapping less from its reserves.

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UPDATE: Police release names of Guilderland murder victims

Names of slain children not released, details on murders still sparse

Two Guilderland Elementary School children and two adults were found murdered in a Western Avenue home Wednesday, Oct. 8, and authorities have yet to name a suspect in the quadruple homicide.

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De-stressing

Comptroller’s report finds Albany County, Town of Colonie are in better fiscal health than in years past, but areas of concern remain

Local lawmakers are still feeling financial burdens of living within the tax cap while balancing budgets, but there are signs of improvement.

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Scarecrows to spruce up Albany

Competition to build the best hay man in its third year

A scarecrow presiding over a cornfield is as common in the farmlands of the Capital District as it is a staple of Halloween imagery.

EDITORIAL: Another fight looms

This editorial appears in the Oct. 8 editions of Spotlight News.

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Guilderland CSD restarts building capacity discussion

District leaders review study, look toward community driven solutions

Guilderland school district leaders held a community meeting Monday, Sept. 29, to discuss factors leading to the building capacity study and reviewing some of the data presented in it.

LETTER: Blood drive exceeds all expectations

This letter to the editor appears in the Oct. 8 edition of The Spotlight.

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