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The stage is set

School plays offer entertainment, showcase talent

This weekend, prepare to take a journey with a mischievous cat, cheer for a take on America’s favorite pastime, witness a man’s morally questionable rise in business, and groove to a royal exploration of popular music.

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Police: Man exposed himself to passing driver

State Police arrested an Amsterdam man for allegedly exposing himself while driving to a passing motorist in the Town of Colonie.

LETTER: Lions Club thanks community

This letter to the editor appears in the March 26 edition of The Spotlight.

Sports poll: How far will the Union College hockey team go in the NCAA Tournament?

This poll question appears in the March 26 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Disability advocates' encampment stretches on

Protestors occupy Nurses Association building, clash over nursing law

Around a dozen disabled people, with some leaving and others joining, have been living in the lobby of the New York State Nurses Association in Latham after the union and activists clashed over a proposed amendment to the Nurse Practice Act.

Open space program moves ahead in Bethlehem

Some local landowners wary of group’s role

Some large landowners within the town continue to be upset by the Bethlehem Town Board’s decision to go forward with its new open space program.

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Boys lacrosse: Experience matters

Bethlehem seeks improvement following sub-.500 finish

Can a year of experience make a big difference in the win-loss column? Bethlehem boys lacrosse coach Dave Rounds said that’s what he’s hoping for.

Boys lacrosse: Young Dutchmen have a lot to learn

Key injuries affect Guilderland before the season begins

The Guilderland boys lacrosse team is facing hardships already, and the start of the regular season is still three days away.

Village of Colonie has new trustee

Election returns Tobin to office; Lockhart joins board

The Village of Colonie has its first new trustee in more than a decade as 1,242 votes were cast in the Tuesday, March 18, election.

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Get To Know: Geoffrey Kirkpatrick

This appears in the March 26 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

EDITORIAL: Heroin doesn’t discriminate

This editorial appears in the March 26 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

LETTER: Teacher tribute touching

This letter to the editor appears in the March 26 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.

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Darby Wilson Jr. grapples with success

Shaker student schooled in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ranked ninth nationally

Darby Wilson Jr. enjoys a challenge. The Shaker High School student competes regionally on the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) circuit – a tour where Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes such as Wilson compete against other types of grapplers including wrestling and judo.

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Survey: Health care costs loom over businesses

Annual studies show area’s commercial climate positive despite challenges

Capital District businesses fear how much health care could hemorrhage its bottom line, according to recent surveys, but the overall outlook foresees a bright future.

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McCoy touts progress, outlines year’s agenda

State of the County lists accomplishments and continues goals

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy delivered his State of the County address Monday, March 10, with several county legislators and leaders, local officials and community leaders, listing a recap of accomplishments while laying out his agenda for this year.

Dolin: Target realistic commercial development

New Scotland zoning regulations reform could help growth; affordable housing

New Scotland officials will soon release a request for individuals interested in joining the new Economic Development Advisory Committee, but there is some debate over the process.

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Police: Pair stole $13K in electronics at Crossgates

Police arrested a pair from Troy for allegedly stealing more than $13,000 of electronics from two stores at Crossgates Mall on two separate occasions.

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The journey back

A traumatic brain injury robbed Delmar resident Bart Goldstein of his former life, but he and his family hope his road to recovery can show others the way

A traumatic brain injury robbed Delmar resident Bart Goldstein of his former life, but he and his family hope his road to recovery can show others the way.

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A look back in Delmar/Guilderland sports

Voorheesville's run to boys basketball Sectional title highlights winter season

With two weeks remaining before the start of the spring sports season, it’s time to take a glance back at the recently completed winter season.

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Kingston woman killed in Bethlehem thruway crash

State police said three ejected from car not wearing seat belts

State police say one woman is dead and three others were hospitalized following a motor vehicle accident on the thruway in the Town of Bethlehem this morning.

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