DiNapoli home run highlights Eagles victory
The Bethlehem baseball team pulled away for a 5-1 victory over Guilderland in Friday's Coaches vs. Cancer game at Joseph Bruno Stadium.
F. Michael Tucker, president of the Center for Economic Growth, was allegedly found to have had a blood alcohol content more than double the legal limit while parked in Stuyvesant Plaza on Friday, May 3, according to police reports.
Tewksbury tosses three-hitter for Lady Dutch
The Guilderland softball team pulled away in the last three innings to defeat Bethlehem 6-2 in Thursday's Suburban Council South Division game.
Volunteers pitch in to help Thacher Park for 'I Love My Park Day'
More than 50 people turned out to lend Mother Nature a helping hand at John Boyd Thacher State Park for New York state's second "I Love My Park Day" on Saturday, May 4.
After 42 years working on the links, Colonie resident looks back on career
After almost 50 years of working in the golf maintenance business and 42 years on the greens at Albany’s Wolferts Roost Country Club, Bill Stevens stepped off the grass to retire this past April.
Shaker High School teacher went from dropout to academic achiever
Alex Finsel got what he needed in the ranks of the Marine Corps, and now, more than 15 years after becoming a college dropout, he’s being recognized for his academic achievement as the 2013 recipient of the Jean Edgecumbe Groff ’39 Graduate Scholarship in Education in the School of Education at the University at Albany. And he’s also bringing the ideals that shaped his life for the better to a new generation as a teacher at Shaker High School.
When business leader and author Karen Hough left the stage to pursue a career as an executive in information technology, she was sure of one thing—she didn’t know what she was getting herself into.
Dyer and Polsinelli combine for nine goals in victory
The Guilderland boys lacrosse team jumped out to a 9-2 halftime lead and cruised to a 12-6 Suburban Council South Division victory over Columbia Wednesday.
Comber makes 11 saves for Bethlehem in loss
Albany Academy edged Bethlehem 5-4 in Wednesday's non-league boys lacrosse game.
Blue Bison score three runs in bottom of the sixth inning
The Shaker baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out an 8-6 non-league win against Lansingburgh Wednesday.
Indian Ladder Farms showcases baby animals and activities
Baby animals returned to Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont on Saturday, May 4, with children clamoring to chicks, ducklings, bunnies, lambs, pigs and goats.
Living Resources’ modern Guilderland group home to house six residents
Living Resources, a Capital District nonprofit, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, May 1, for its group to be located off Ardsley Road in Guilderland. The building was touted as the state’s first barrier-free “smart house” designed especially for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Sports poll: Which baseball team will be the Suburban Council's No. 1 seed for the Section II Class AA playoffs?
We hit the baseball diamond in this week's poll question to ask you which Class AA team will be the Suburban Council's No. 1 seed for the playoffs.
Central Avenue BID, Equinox hold sidewalk art contest to coincide with Tulip Fest
Each spring, thousands of tulips take over downtown Albany. The appearance of the flowers mark the beginning of spring in the city and have a way of bringing a feeling of renewal to Albany each year.
Colonie prepares successor in one-dog canine unit
Two months ago, the Town of Colonie purchased Vader, and once training is completed, he’ll be the 11th dog in the history of the Colonie Police Department to join the K-9 Unit Patrol Division.
Forest Owners Association looks to promote knowledge of responsible festry
Members of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy are looking to educate landowners about forest management with a woods walk through the Normanskill Preserve.
Town wraps up Community Town Halls with updates on Vista, hamlet plans
The focus was on the Vista Technology Campus as the last of the Bethlehem Community Town Hall meetings came to a close in Slingerlands.
This editorial appeared in the May 8, 2013, edition of the Colonie Spotlight.
This point of view column appeared in the May 8, 2013, edition of the Colonie Spotlight.
This letter appeared in the May 8, 2013, edition of The Spotlight.