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From newsprint to law and order

Former Spotlight office renovated, becomes hub of attorneys’ offices

The Spotlight’s former office got a lot more than a new coat of paint before several attorneys moved into it.

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More than meets the eye

Author and anti-bullying activist speaks to South Colonie parents and teachers about life with autism

In his campaign to raise awareness, Jesse Saperstein is always sure to make one point clear – having autism is not a weakness.

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A boost for 2015

Bethlehem receives $200,000 economic development grant from state

The Town of Bethlehem won a $200,000 microenterprize grant from the state earlier this month as economic development officials continue to seek-out new avenues to promote growth.

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Icy wonderland

Ice castle craftsman brings cheer to Stratton Mountain

This winter, Ice Castles, LLC brings a one-of-a-kind experience to Stratton Mountain as it unveils a spectacular icy forest in the heart of the Vermont ski resort.

Wolf Road development moves forward

First Columbia hotel and office space proposal still viable

The Colonie Town Planning Board moved to accept the concept of First Columbia’s office and hotel development after months of planning and revision.

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Daniel Nester adds to the soup

Delmar man’s writing featured in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ book

Daniel Nester wasn’t looking to have his story in the latest “Chicken Soup for the Soul” anthology, but it sure made him hip in the eyes of his mom and aunts.

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Colonie Central students join worldwide event

High school joins other schools in hour-long coding

From ages six to eighteen, computer coding has become a worldwide phenomenon.

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Getting the call

Delmar resident received Grammy nomination for sound engineering

Allison Reichman was checking Facebook on the morning of Dec. 5 when she first saw the announcement. Her husband, Nathaniel Reichman, had been nominated for a Grammy Award.

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Shaker can’t stop Andrew Platek

Guilderland guard drops 41 points on Shaker

The Shaker boys basketball team couldn’t stop Andrew Platek.

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Colonie Garnet Raiders pull away

Pins help Colonie wrestling team defeat Bethlehem

The Colonie wrestling team defended its home turf by beating Bethlehem 52-25 in a Suburban Council dual meet Wednesday, Dec. 17.

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Andrew Platek to the rescue

Junior guard scores 41 points to lead Guilderland past Shaker

Andrew Platek was a one-man wrecking crew for the Guilderland boys basketball team.

New motel law vote postponed

Town Board extends public hearing, wants to amend laws with public comments

Town officials in Colonie decided to extend the public hearing regarding new local laws for motels and hotels after nearly two hours of public comments from local business owners and residents.

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Get To Know: Joe Suhrada

This appears in the Dec. 24 editions of Spotlight News.

EDITORIAL: See you in 2015

This editorial appears in the Dec. 24 editions of Spotlight News.

LETTER: Bethlehem Board of Education should vote down easement

This letter appears in the Dec. 24 edition of The Spotlight.

LETTER: Leaves create danger

This letter appears in the Dec. 24 edition of The Spotlight.

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Bethlehem wrestlers fall short at Colonie

Boyd, Wright and Tangora pin their opponents for BC

Gaps in its lineup hurt the Bethlehem wrestling team in a 52-25 Suburban Council loss to Colonie Wednesday, Dec. 17.

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Five arrested for burglarizing Glenmont Job Corps

Bethlehem Police arrested five individuals for allegedly burglarizing the Glenmont Job Corps facility on Monday, Dec. 15. The suspects allegedly entered the building and damaged property, along with stealing additional items from the facility.

Police: Delmar man burglarized home after DWI arrest

A woman called Bethlehem police Thursday morning, Nov. 20, after waking up to find her home was apparently broken into while she slept, with her debit card and $20 cash allegedly taken from her purse.

Police: Employee pockets cash, pulls fire alarm

A McDonald’s employee allegedly stole money from the store’s safe and then pulled the fire alarm in the stock room, according to police.

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