The coming of the new year is not without sadness
A look back at the year's events in the Town of Colonie.
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.
High school joins other schools in hour-long coding
From ages six to eighteen, computer coding has become a worldwide phenomenon.
Guilderland teacher convicted of felony reaches agreement with school district
The Guilderland Board of Education unanimously approved McClaine’s resignation agreement during a special meeting on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 10. McClaine’s resignation was effective Nov. 21.
Latham Ridge first graders give thank you cards to vet
Latham Ridge Elementary School first graders took time out of their math lesson to honor combat veterans in the simplest way possible—with handmade thank you cards.
V’ville teen suicide victim's family hopes legislation will spare others from tragedy
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed “Jerry’s Law” last month, which ended the three-year crusade of Mary Clark to get a state law passed to help other families avoid the same tragedy her family faced.
Roessleville awarded for second place in Jump Rope for Heart
Roessleville Elementary School jumped its way into second place during the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart event in New York State earlier this year.
Conservation easement and veterans designations to be discussed at public hearing
Town officials have asked the Bethlehem Central School District to consider taking part in the new conservation easement tax exemptions for qualified landowners. District leaders are also weighing if it should participate in the Alternative Veterans Tax Exemption.
Accolades extended through all grade levels
At its Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 24, the North Colonie School District honored student achievements from the current and previous school years. Students from Blue Creek Elementary and Shaker High, as well as the high school’s athletic department were recognized.
South Colonie Dollars for Scholars works to raise money to help graduating students
The South Colonie chapter of Dollars for Scholars held its biannual phone-a-thon last month, raising around $3,000 to help graduating Colonie Central High School students with some of the financial hardships of college.
The school’s 26th annual Shakespeare production set for December
An annual Bethlehem tradition is in the final stages of preparation as the high school’s Shakespearean company prepares to take the stage in this year’s production of “The Tempest,” to take place Dec. 5-7 and Dec. 12-14.
School celebrates Blue Ribbon designation
There aren’t many times someone can say they’re having a blue day while sporting a big smile, but that’s exactly what Voorheesville Elementary School Principal Thomas Reardon recently did.
Board of Education appoints newcomer, who plans to run for full term
School board members appointed a local attorney to fill the vacancy created after a recent resignation, which comes as the board gears up to make some big decisions.
The International Center to host Polish and Italian cooking classes
What began as instruction in cooking fresh produce has evolved into culturally diverse lessons using the most universal teaching material — food.
District projects $129k budget gap next year, while focusing on long-term vision
School district leaders again sought community input before budget deliberations begin, but this year, residents had new insight on the excess capacity of its buildings.
- Guilderland BOE seeks Repurposing Task Force members
- Voorheesville MS drafts pilot policy for electronic devices
- Local rapper writes SUNY anthem
- SCCC chairwoman reappointed to national committee
- SCCC School of Music Open House
- School board approves three-year agreement with Guilderland Teachers
- Schalmont seeks community input on superintendent search
- BCSD informs parents about centralized bus stops for 2012-13
- BOU to hold B-ball fundraiser
- BC to hold budget forum