Women in leadership positions speak to North Colonie students
Students from North Colonie school district were treated to a question and answer panel, where prominent women in the community gave advice about career and dealing with discrimination.
Vintage video games continue to provide fun for today’s family
Generation X cringed at the news last month as a video of Bo Jackson having to explain his greatness to an unbeknownst teenager went viral.
VanLuven in race for town board; county legislature nods pending
One week after the town’s Republican party announced its candidates for the upcoming 2015 elections, the Democratic party did the same, but the backing for some county legislature seats will have to wait.
Siena students print 3D superhero-themed hand for Ohio boy
Jack Carder, a 5-year-old Ohio boy, was born with only minimal use of a partially formed right hand, but a group of Siena College students have worked to change that.
Local attraction is re-opening founder’s original tour after more than 100 years
Guy Schiavone has been an employee of Howe Caverns for more than a dozen years, and even he got excited over the prospect of walking through the attraction’s newest tour.
New restaurant planned for Delaware Avenue promises an authentic feel of the Emerald Island from two gentlemen who should know
A traditional Irish public house has been proposed by two friends who grew up in neighboring towns in Ireland.
This editorial appears in the April 29 editions of Spotlight News.
Bethlehem High School students create own company for experience, charity
The aroma coming from the kitchen of Bethlehem Central High School just after the final bell rang was mouth watering. The smells were so good, nearly a dozen staff members poked their heads in to see how the cooking was coming along.
Crisafulli Associates receive concept acceptance, apartments and offices
Crisafulli Associates took the first steps toward breaking ground on new projects in the Town of Colonie, including a new apartment complex and a second office building along Albany Shaker Road.
Herd escaped and crossed Hudson river from Schodack farm
The heard of bison that escaped from a Schodack farm and caused havoc for residents in South Bethlehem and Coeymans, are now dead more nine hours later.
This letter to the editor appears in the April 22 edition of The Spotlight.
This letter to the editor appears in the April 22 edition of the Colonie Spotlight
Mythological creatures at The Greatest Show On Earth®
There are iconic images conjured within the mind once one thinks about the circus coming to town.
School board members are focused on a 2015-16 budget totaling $94.16 million, which increases spending about 1.5 percent. The proposal does not tap any undesignated fund balance, while proposing an unusually low tax increase.
This appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.
Large retail site on Albany Shaker Road pending Zoning Board of Appeals approval
As the first Sonic restaurant in the Capital District prepares a grand opening this summer, a Massachusetts developer is looking to get a special use permit approved for a site totaling about 5.7 acres.
Proposed map places Kuhn into a different Bethlehem legislative district, quelling primary bid
Another legal battle is looming over county legislature district lines, because Bethlehem Democrats claim the new plan submitted to the court unnecessarily shifts lines within the town.
This opinion article appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.
Budget of $102.7 million passes for 2015-16 school year
North Colonie’s Board of Education unanimously voted yes to a $102.7 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, which includes initiatives for full-day kindergarten and new state mandates for English language learners.
An auto-pilot approach to your attire is another way to success
Uniforms. I am not talking police, fire or medical professional.