The dirt was flying and hoofs thundering at the Double M Rodeo August 11. This Gallery shows the courage of the performers during the event. Lots of pictures to see.
Mike Mineau's two goals lift Jets to home win
Shaker/Colonie put an end to Saratoga's bid for an undefeated Capital District High School Hockey League season by beating the Blue Streaks 5-2 Friday at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Indian Ladder Farms showcases baby animals and activities
Baby animals returned to Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont on Saturday, May 4, with children clamoring to chicks, ducklings, bunnies, lambs, pigs and goats.
Spotlight Newspapers brought home 11 awards from the New York Press Association's 2011 Better Newspaper Contest.
Tap (and song) is back with BC production of ‘Anything Goes’
Audiences will be sure to “get a kick” out of this year's Bethlehem High School musical. All of the deceit, romance and comedy of the Stage 700 production by Guy Bolton and P.J. Wodehouse takes place aboard the S.S. America as the Bethlehem cast presents “Anything Goes.”
Current, former residents contribute stories
History books may help future generations learn the facts about the past, but memories are much more personal for some New Scotland residents.
In a year when municipalities have struggled to stay within the parameters of a 2 percent property tax cap, the Town of Bethlehem fared relatively well. Moving forward, however, the task may not be as easy.
Stars from retired American flags handed out to those who served
Nearly 40 veterans, all Kingsway residents and staff, were honored during the Kingsway Arms Nursing Center’s ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11.
Silver screen now lit by solar power, other green initiatives undertaken
Staying true to their business philosophy, the owners of Spectrum 8 Theaters have gone a step further in turning their independent movie house environmentally friendly.
Guilderland releases list of potential cuts to school budget
The Guilderland Central School District has released a list of possible program eliminations and position reductions to help reduce the $2.6 million deficit the district faces for the 2012-13 school year.
Layoffs, grade restructuring on the table, school closure talks in the future
Scotia-Glenville Central School District is likely facing cuts to teaching positions and programs as it seeks to close a $2.3 million budget gap within the state mandated tax cap.
Town Hall powered by newly installed solar panels
Bright, sunny days mean more than just good weather for Niskayuna — now its energy costs are reduced, too.
Elmsere veterinarian celebrates five years in business
Dr. Tara Estra is a transplant from the big city, but now that she's settled in the Capital District, she says she's found a sense of community here and intends to stick around.
Two religious organizations team up to provide lunches for flood victims
Two religions came together to provide a hot lunch for Rotterdam Junction residents as they tried to make their houses homes again.
Residents react to flood waters forcing evacuations, damaging homes
Mandatory evacuations and road closures were common as Hurricane Irene rolled through Schenectady County and led to a patchwork of power outages.
R’dam Town Board plans to remove ‘Critical Impact Code’ at special meeting
A town code some say came as a response to the previous Wal-Mart battle in Rotterdam is set for termination.
The letter appeared in the Oct. 6, 2011, edition of The Schenectady County Spotlight.