New Scotland Board mulls water lines for residential subdivision
Patience is running dry for a developer seeking a residential subdivision, with water infrastructure remaining a sticking point for town officials.
This guest commentary appears in the Aug. 27 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
District will place solar panels on 11 buildings
With schools across the state and nation facing tough decisions and budgets, one school district was able to find a way to save money every year on energy costs without taxpayers footing the bill.
District looks at fresh start to discussions about unused space within its schools
Guilderland Board of Education members unexpectedly voted 7-2 at the Tuesday, Aug. 19, meeting to set aside scenarios presented in the building capacity study in favor of community members and the board developing their own options.
This editorial appears in the Aug. 27 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Balanced offense, experienced defense to help Bethlehem
The Bethlehem football team won’t have a home field this season.
Celebration of Scottish heritage draws a growing crowd
A little corner of Altamont will be filled with all things Scottish when the sound of bagpipes and the site of cabers flying through the air take over the Altamont Fairgrounds on Labor Day weekend.
An algae bloom has blossomed again at Lawson Lake and local officials are prohibiting fishing and other water related activities from 420-acre park.
Leonardi has earned six national championships in three years
What began as a means to learn self defense has become much more to Pierce Leonardi.
At approximately 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, State Police from Troop G in Latham responded to a fatal accident in the southbound lane of the Northway located approximately a half-mile south of the twin bridges.
The Colonie Police Department is investigating a Home Invasion Burglary that occurred at 11:45pm on Monday, August 25 at 2627 Third Avenue First Floor.
Bethlehem police receive grant for the animals’ care
The Bethlehem Police Department has received a grant to help care for the horses seized in an animal neglect case last November.
For the second year in a row, Delmar Farmers Market has been selected as one of the top in the nation.
This Get To Know feature appears in the Aug. 20 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Bethlehem Town Board votes to lower limit from 35 to 30 mph
Bethlehem town officials have reduced the speed limit of a unique road amid concerns of pedestrian safety.
Highlights of anniversary include a race, music and Family Day at the farmers market
A day full of family activities will take place in Menands on Saturday, Aug. 23, as the village celebrates its 90th anniversary with special events and, perennial favorite, Family Day at the Menands Farmers Market.
Town works on power purchase agreement for solar energy
The Town of Bethlehem is continuing to work toward a power purchase agreement that would save on energy costs through the use of solar panels.
This guest commentary appears in the Aug. 20 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Independent living center pulls up stakes after 143 years in Albany
On a recent afternoon, volunteers helped the Little Sisters of the Poor clean and remove items from the chapel of an independent living center that has been in Albany for 143 years.
Legislature passes ban on sales at pharmacies; McCoy to hold public hearing
Refilling your prescription medication and stocking up on cigarettes could require two separate stops a year from now.