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Guilderland town employee killed

Sean McCutcheon was a 19-year employee of the town

Guilderland Police have reported the death of a highway department employee after an accident with a town truck.

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UPDATE: Mudslide along Normans Kill blocking water flow

County Executive declares State of Emergency for areas bordering creek

A mudslide has dammed up the Normans Kill, blocking water flow down the creek and resulting in a “high potential” for flooding, according to local officials.

UPDATE: Voorheesville schools bomb threat was false alarm

A bomb threat was found this morning at the Voorheesville Middle and High School building but proved to be a false alarm, according to school district officials.

Police investigate fatal crash on Northway

New York State Police are investigating a fatal accident involving three vehicles and a pedestrian that occurred on Interstate 87 in Colonie on Wednesday, Nov. 5, around 7 a.m.

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UPDATE: Guilderland students arrested for ‘vulgar’ YouTube rap

Police charge four teens under Albany County cyberbullying law

Four Guilderland students allegedly involved in the explicit rap song posted online, which detailed alleged sexual encounters of students, have turned themselves in on criminal charges.

Storm leaves thousands in Bethlehem without power

National Grid’s power outage map as of 5:15 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7, indicated around 4,440 customers in Bethlehem have lost electricity to their property. This accounts for almost a third of the company’s customers in the town.

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Train cars derailed near Glenville mobile homes [photo gallery]

Witness describes conductors crashing into parked train, no hazardous material spilled

First responders were called to the scene in Glenville on Thursday, Feb. 7, at approximately 7:26 p.m., according to Town Supervisor Christopher Koetzle, with several train cars toppled along the tracks behind Reynolds Mobile Home Park and the adjacent mobile home park. There are no known injuries as of late Thursday night and no hazardous material spilled, according to local officials.

[UPDATED] Martin leaves Rotterdam Town Board for county seat

Former Councilwoman Nicola DiLeva returns to board, Godlewski questions process

Matthew Martin has left the Rotterdam Town Board to fill a vacancy in the Schenectady County Legislature and former councilwoman Nicola DiLeva was appointed to fill his seat.

Boil water advisory issued for Niskayuna

Entire town ordered to take precautions after water main break

The entire Town of Niskayuna is under a boil water order following a 20-inch water main break resulting in a loss of water pressure throughout portions of the system.

Candidate forum tonight

Candidates for Bethlehem Town Board and the 109th Assembly District will meet in debate this evening, at Bethlehem Town Hall.

Candidate Forum Tonight in Colonie

DA and 110th Assembly candidates will appear tonight, Sept. 5, in Colonie.

Supervisor’s records vanish

Ballston coordinates with police over missing personnel file

Southworth said a Freedom of Information Law request submitted by The Spotlight for hours she reported working to the state Comptroller’s Office led to her discovery that her personnel file was missing.

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UPDATE: Police say missing girl has been found

Police say Jade St. Louis at home with family

Colonie police say Jude St. Louis, the 15-year-old girl that was reported missing yesterday, has been found and is home with her family.

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Lake Champlain Bridge to open Nov. 7

Ribbon-cutting ceremony will precede opening of span

The Lake Champlain Bridge will be open to vehicular traffic Monday, Nov. 7, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office confirmed Thursday evening, Nov. 3.

Clifton Park/Halfmoon debate tonight

Candidates for office in the Towns of Clifton Park and Halfmoon will face off at a Candidate Forum tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 26) at Halfmoon Town Hall at 2 Halfmoon Plaza at 7 p.m.