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Bouncing around town

Camp allows kids to play Bubble Balls

A summer camp that operates at different locations in the Capital District offers kids fun ways to keep active and enjoy their summer by bringing a unique item to the area.

LETTER: Thanking a good Samaritan

This letter to the editor appears in the Aug. 13 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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New route for Elsmere Elementary School walkers

Town and state officials come up with safer options for students on foot

Elsmere Elementary students will find their walk to school to be a bit safer come fall, after the town instituted a new travel route.

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Fostering confidence through creativity

Summer art classes for special education student help them gain life skills and more

Summer school is generally not something students clamor for, but there are some that enjoy the atmosphere and benefit from year-round learning.

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Habitat benefit puts tents in Tawasentha Park

Event allows participants to show solidarity with those who don’t have a roof over their head

Around two dozen people will take an extended stay at Tawasentha Park this weekend as they raise money to help provide a roof over another person’s head.

EDITORIAL: We can do better

This editorial appears in the Aug. 13 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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60 years sweet

Schuyler Bakery celebrates anniversary next month

A line of customers stretched from the register past a glass case filled with pastries to the door, and a bread-cutting machine hummed as it sliced loaves of freshly baked bread.

LETTER: Where was the assistance?

This letter to the editor appears in the Aug. 13 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

Police question person of interest in stabbing

Colonie Police Chief Steven Heider said that a person of interest is in custody following a stabbing in Colonie earlier this week.

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Treasure Cove makes a move

First United Methodist’s thrift shop moves into neighboring building

For more than two decades, the Treasure Cove Thrift Shop was housed in the lounge of Delmar’s First United Methodist Church. The shop finally moved to a bigger location in July, after nearly a year of planning.

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Keeping it in the Ravena football family

VanDerzee promoted to state football chairman; Dorrance leads Section 2

Gary VanDerzee is no longer the Section 2 football chairman. That’s because the long-time Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk coach is now the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s football chairman.

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Give a hoot

Festive fundraiser for owls will have a folksy flavor

What do you get when you combine owls and music? Well, a HOOTenanny of course.

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Helping out, one muffin at a time

‘Muffin Man’ expands fundraising efforts to breakfast in bed service

A basket of muffins might not change the world, but one man is proving it’s a good place to start.

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Colonie Little League team takes memorable trip

State champions reached semifinals at regional tourney

Colonie couldn’t rally its way to victory a second time at the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regionals.

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Altamont Fair a summer tradition

Old favorites and new attractions showcased at weeklong event

Alongside fair food favorites, the Altamont Fair is offering up something new to taste with some local flavor.

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Bethlehem meets its goals

All-stars qualified for playoff round at regional tournament

The Bethlehem Babe Ruth 15-year-old division all-stars did what they set out to do.

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Altamont gets its own history book

Keith Lee releases book that includes more than 200 historic photographs

At least one image will come to mind for most area residents when thinking about the Village of Altamont — its annual fair. A new book aims to highlight a few more historic images, too.

LETTER: BC’s Russell Ellers fundraiser a success

This letter appears in the Aug. 6 edition of The Spotlight.

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Get To Know: Britta Hogue

This Get To Know appears in the Aug. 6 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Lux on a truck

Woman tailors new business to fit the fashion needs of office workers with hectic schedules

In a former life, Heather Dwyer was a senior executive at an investment firm in an office park. After 14 years, she decided to take a break.

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