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Boys soccer: Bethlehem bounces back by beating Shen

After losing to Shaker two days earlier, the Bethlehem boys soccer team held on for a 2-1 Suburban Council victory over Shenendehowa Thursday, Sept. 10, in Delmar.

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Golf: Niskayuna defeats Colonie in Suburban Council match

Niskayuna eased past Colonie 245-262 in a Suburban Council golf match Thursday, Sept. 10.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Blood drive coming Monday, Sept. 14

This letter to the editor appears in the Sept. 9 edition of The Spotlight.

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Three annual outdoor festivals converge on a weekend in the Electric City

American Express once ran with the marketing slogan, “membership has its privileges,” often voiced over moving pictures of people enjoying exotic vacations abroad.

Girls swimming: Guilderville defeats Schenectady

The Guilderland-Voorheesville girls swim team raised its dual meet record to 2-0 with a 98-78 victory over Schenectady Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Girls swimming: Shaker cruises past Ballston Spa

Sedef Ishaque and Natalie Rumpelt each won a pair of individual events to lead the Shaker girls swim team to a season-opening 105-81 victory over Ballston Spa Wednesday, Sept. 9.

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Masters of the culinary arts take center stage at SPAC

Food, and the culinary masters behind creating the meal, takes center stage at the 2015 Annual Saratoga Wine and Food Festival.

EDITORIAL: Weekend hangover

This editorial appears in the Sept. 9 editions of Spotlight News.

Cross country: Bethlehem boys, Colonie girls sweep first meet of season

The Bethlehem boys and Colonie girls cross country teams swept their head-to-head match-ups in a Suburban Council dual meet with Shaker and Niskayuna Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Elm Avenue Park.

Girls soccer: Shen edges Guilderland in early-season battle

Shenendehowa dealt Guilderland its first loss of the season with a 1-0 victory Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Suburban Council game.

Boys soccer: Shaker storms past Bethlehem in Suburban Council battle

Carter Haydock scored twice in the first 30 minutes of the game to lead Shaker to a 3-1 victory over Bethlehem Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a Suburban Council boys soccer game.

Girls soccer: Saratoga doubles up Colonie

Saratoga Springs defeated Colonie 4-2 in a Suburban Council girls soccer game Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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Man arrested for Selkirk burglaries

After a two-week investigation police say they have found the man responsible for multiple home burglaries in Selkirk.

Tawasentha Park pool gets reconstruction donations

After a fire destroyed the Tawasentha Park pool building, two businesses are stepping forward to donate toward its reconstruction.

The makings of a good cookout require more than the food you serve to guests

True story. My father was inviting some people from work to our house for a barbecue. He’d been in the office for awhile. We all just moved to Houston from the suburbs of New York City — sorry, New Jersey. He bough a gas grill to sit at the end of our backyard patio. This, I remember from what I retained as a 7-year-old.

Bethlehem girls soccer splits its Syracuse weekend games

A good road trip for the Bethlehem girls soccer team was nearly a whole lot better.

Colonie girls cross country surprises Shen at Ekiden Invitational

The Colonie girls cross country team got off to a strong start by having two relay teams place in the top four at the Ekiden Invitational Saturday, Sept. 5, at Iroquois Middle School.

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Local student recognized for animal rights activism

Abby Serfilippi has been known locally for her work in animal protection, but now the attention has gone national.

Ballston Spa holds on to beat Colonie in football opener

The Colonie football team suffered a 20-19 loss to Ballston Spa in its season opener Friday, Sept. 4.

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