DiMaggio says more can be done to support youth sports
Republican Bethlehem supervisor hopeful Fred DiMaggio is seizing upon recent controversies involving town youth sporting in his latest campaign initiative. The former Republican Committee chairman said if elected, he would like to start a town-wide Youth Sports Council.
Supervisor offers $7.2M spending plan tapping $332k from fund balance
Town Supervisor Tom Dolin filed a 2014 Tentative Budget calling for a 1.66 percent property tax levy increase. Expenditures between the town’s four main funds would increase by around $24,500.
A series of candidate forums are approaching that are sponsored by The Spotlight, the League of Women Voters of Albany County and other local partners.
Troop says updated law hurt last year’s Sportsmart sales
A local Boy Scout troop have become publically critical of the Town of Bethlehem’s temporary sign law.
Proposal would fund county nursing home only to June 2014, planning on LDC takeover
McCoy released his 2014 Executive Budget to county legislators on Tuesday, Oct. 8, which proposes a 1.6 percent tax levy increase and appropriations totaling more than $574 million. The budget includes a three-year financial plan to bolster general fund reserves.
Fresh wounds before ambulance contract negotiations, committee proposed
Tensions between Voorheesville officials and its local ambulance service were reignited after the mayor voiced concerns in the village’s seasonal newsletter.
Grimm points to Runion placing home on market, incumbent says he’s downsizing
Guilderland Supervisor Ken Runion is selling his 3,200-square-foot home, but he has expressed his intent to stay local and chided his Republican opponent for seizing on the sale as a political topic.
Oft-referenced 10-year financial plan subject of words disagreement between supervisor candidates
In stepping up his campaign for Colonie town supervisor, Republican candidate Todd Drake has taken aim at his rival’s handling of town finances.
Guilderland will acquire private road through eminent domain after buses stop running
The Guilderland Central School District put the brakes on traveling down a private road to pick up children, which has spurred town officials to quickly make the road public.
After tough 2013, next year’s plan contains few cuts
"Good news" budget for 2014 touted by Bethlehem Supervisor John Clarkson. Others not so sure.
Village trustees cite increased fee in plans for departure
The Voorheesville Board of Trustees signaled their intention to leave the county Stormwater Coalition during a workshop meeting on Monday, Sept. 16, after the annual membership fee for the village was more than doubled to around $7,300.
Bethlehem United candidates holding public meetings to kick off campaigns
Bethlehem United candidates are kicking off the local election season by holding a series of community meetings around town.
Tough contract negotiations spur a review, bring allegations to light
Voorheesville officials are investigating what, if any, emergency medical service options it might have, as contract contentions are becoming the norm with its historic provider.
Drake, Mahan share thoughts on current state of affairs
Republican candidate for Colonie town supervisor Todd Drake has laid out a platform that chiefly targets the town’s finances and calls for an end to “one-party rule,” a scant few years after the GOP effectively exercised singular control of town government.
Meredith, Hyer, Ritz make tracks to general, while Zeoli out of running
Three winners have emerged from last night's primary for Bethlehem Superintendent of Highways.
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- (UPDATED 9/7) 46th Senate District forum blunder
- Town Board candidate calls for IDA oversight
- Bethlehem Debate: Town Clerk, Town Justice, Highway Superintendent
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- Bethlehem Primary Debate Highway Superintendant
- Bethlehem Primarary Debate - Town Justice
- NY2A Capitol Rally
- Bethlehem Town Board debate--Part 2
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- Touring the 'trains to nowhere'
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