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South Colonie Central School District proposes new schedule to fix bus routes

To remedy ongoing issues with school bus schedules, South Colonie is looking to change starting and ending times for district schools.

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Hello, Birdie

Bethlehem Middle School students ready to perform ‘Bye, Bye Birdie, Jr.’

Audience members will likely leave with a happy face after watching an upbeat, humorous tale featuring a rock ’n’ roll heartthrob crooning sock hop tunes.

Early budgeting for South Colonie

Board of Education to begin planning for the 2015-16 school year budget

The South Colonie School District looked to get an early start on budgeting for the 2015-16 school year, but the efforts were delayed.

Bethlehem school board votes down easement exemption

BOE unanimously approves lowest level Veteran’s Tax Exemption

School board members decided last week the district would not participate in conservation easement tax breaks for large landowners last week.

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The key to teaching

Renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori teaches young children the basics of music at The Music Studio

With 27 years of experience under his belt, renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori decided to change his tune for the Capital District, moving from the stage to the front of a classroom.

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Year in Review: Looking back

There was plenty to speak about in 2014

A look back at the year that was in the towns of Bethlehem, New Scotland and Guilderland.

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Year in Review: Saying goodbye

The coming of the new year is not without sadness

A look back at the year's events in the Town of Colonie.

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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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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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McClaine resigns from GCSD teaching post

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.

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Thanking veterans

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.

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Jerry’s Law is on the books

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.

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Jump-starting heart health

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.

Bethlehem school district talks tax exemptions

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.

North Colonie Board of Education honors student efforts

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.