Biology teacher unveils ‘outdoor science classroom’
Hands-on learning will be taking on an entirely new meaning at Niskayuna high school next year.
Butterfly garden brings classroom lessons to life
Elementary students are always excited to be free from homework and test prep, but a recent effort spearheaded by a second-grade teacher wed getting outside with learning.
Program to examine Shaker use of herbs and teas
When you dunk a teabag in a mug of boiling water, do you ever wonder how the mixture of herbs or tea leaves got in there?
Group to focus on green elements to enhance town’s beauty, local education
Since 1965, the Bethlehem Garden Club has worked to make the town a greener place to live. Now the group is slightly changing its focus.
Many users of the lake may not realize that fishermen, although they may have a motor on their boat, often drift slowly or remain anchored in a given area for a fair amount of time. As a courtesy, and for safety, other users should be aware of this and allow for ample room.
Albany County recreation resource dominates executive’s Bethlehem visit
The main concern of residents at Albany County Executive Dan McCoy's Town Hall visit was opening more local sections of the county's rail trail.
Capital District Community Gardens offers gardening plots, community spirit
Community plots are available for those in the Bethlehem area looking to garden, but may not have the space at home.
A mild winter means pet owners must stay vigilant for fleas and ticks
The Capital District has been enjoying mild temperatures this year, with 40-degree days being a regular occurrence, and that means many area veterinarians and pet owners are seeing more cases of the summertime pests.
NYSERDA gives award to Terry Moag of The Radiant Store
Terry Moag, president of The Radiant Store in Malta, was recently recognized for his work and achievements in the area of solar energy by the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA),receiving an Outstanding Achievement award in their Solar Thermal Program.
Residents express concerns over proposed land development
For almost 30 years, more than 30 acres have remained undeveloped despite the landowner’s wishes, but a possible rezoning would end the impasse.
The Bethlehem School District’s Squash Hunger food drive resulted in the donation of hundreds of pounds of fresh, locally-produced foods for distribution to area soup kitchens and food pantries.
Pine Hollow Arboretum hosts concert to benefit Irene victims
The Pine Hollow Arboretum is hosting a unique musical evening on Sunday, Sept. 25, to benefit the victim of Tropical Storm Irene.
Iconic mansion open for public tours for one weekend.
The Yaddo Mansion is veiled in secrecy.