Colonie Republican Committee announces supervisor endorsement
In anticipation of the upcoming elections, the Town of Colonie Republican Party announced its endorsement for Christine Benedict as town supervisor.
Best “local” bands out of New England for weekend festival
Thirty miles east of Albany you’ll find country, farms, nature, and some of the best music to be heard in New England.
Park officials announce changes coming to Thacher Park in coming years
The John Boyd Thacher State Park has faced a bumpy road in the last decade, including the threat of closure five years ago. But that has since changed as park officials broke ground for the new Thacher Park Center.
This letter appears in the June 10 edition of The Spotlight.
West Albany Rod and Gun Club hosted annual Fishing Derby
For the 41st year in a row, Colonie Town Park was overtaken by gaggles of young children and teenagers vying to catch the biggest fish.
Police arrested a Bethlehem middle-school teacher
A Bethlehem Central teacher has been arrested for endangering the welfare of a child, following an investigation by Bethlehem police earlier in the week.
State asks non-profit to seek new board members for the sake of town
The state is asking the non-profit in charge of Bethlehem Cemetery to seek-out new board members, instead of abandoning the burial ground to be cared for by the town.
This editorial appears in the June 10 editions of Spotlight News.
Not one, but two beer festivals are happening this coming weekend, leaving local connoisseurs much to be thankful.
Bethlehem junior nearly sets Section 2 record in qualifting for state track and field meet
Tedi DeMaria matched her school girls pole vault record and came within a whisker of setting a Section 2 meet record at the state qualifier Friday, June 5, at the University at Albany.
Albany scores six runs in seventh inning to defeat Amsterdam for second time in three days
The Albany Dutchmen pulled off a huge comeback to knock off the Amsterdam Mohawks for the second time in three days.
Hard apple cider company continues to blossom
Albany has a history rich with hops, having been the home of several breweries throughout the Capital City’s 300-plus years.
Local author to sign books at Stuyvesant Plaza
Did you know a female kangaroo is called a flyer?
Six years ago, I embarked on a new way of living and being.
A jaunt through the Albany County-Helderberg Rail Trail
Imagine an early morning walk on a beautiful day, the silence is only broken by the delightful sounds of songbirds.
Native son sheds light on Troy’s bustling live music scene
Over the last 13 years, Troy has become the place to be in the summer.
New shop opens in Latham, makes treats from scratch
Frozen yogurt connoisseurs Jim and Lisa Cervone see a full house most nights at their shop in Massachusetts, so they decided to expand their business westward.
Colonie police arrested Craig R. Tarbox for felony sexual abuse in the first degree after a month-long investigation into his alleged sexual contact with a 7-year-old boy.
This appears in the June 3 editions of Spotlight News.
This letter to the editor appears in the June 3 edition of The Spotlight.