Tonko hosts forum on precautions, planning
If the mighty Mohawk River ever reaches the record-breaking flood levels brought on by Tropical Storm Irene and Lee again, residents now have a wider assortment of tips and resources to draw on.
District’s budget cuts about 40 positions, reductions total $2.3M
Scotia-Glenville community members at a Monday, March 19, meeting urged the Board of Education to go above the state tax cap, but the school board appears steadfast in staying under the threshold.
Delmar race organizers seek vintage gear for 24th annual running
With 23 years behind them, this year the organizers of the Delmar Dash are looking to the past.
Sonrise Bible Church holds its first Easter Egg Hunt
Sonrise Bible Church held its first Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, morning with many local families participating in the free event.
Sushi bar opens Madison Avenue location after three years in Delmar
Decades of hard work and focus are paying off for one Delmar restaurateur.
Unseasonably muggy day marks 24th running of Delmar Dash
Heat was a concern for organizers of this year’s Delmar Dash.
Project would be $9M investment, PILOT and sales tax waivers offered
Socha Management plans to expand its presence with a new three-story facility following success with its existing properties.
As we've reached the end of the high school sports season, we ask you which of these people deserve to be the Coach of the Year in the Delmar/Guilderland area.
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.
After many years of playing what's known as "friendly" cricket here in upstate NY, Schenectady based Tr-City Cricket Club has made the leap to the big time by joining the Commonwealth Cricket League out of New York City.
Local PGA chapter floats potential private involvement for municipal golf course
A possible white knight has arrived with a possible, if not distant, solution to the ongoing debate over the future of the Colonial Acres Golf Course: the PGA.
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.
Huge first half propels Spartans to first state title
No more frustrations or runner-up plaques. No more long, sad faces at the end of an autumn otherwise full of accomplishment. At long last, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football team is the state Class A champion.
Local independent booksellers know that keeping pace with the prices offered online and at bigger bookstores is a tough task.
Selkirk woman gets a hand from county, businesses, in helping homeless
Katie Drobne from Selkirk is working to collect coats and winter gear for the county's homeless and needy.
Rotterdam native has ‘dream job’ with Army Field Band, performs at All-American Bowl
Brian Sacawa, a 35-year-old Rotterdam native, started playing the saxophone in fourth grade and hasn’t really stopped the music since. Today, he’s a member of the U.S. Army Band and tours the country and world.
School district renting out theater as alternative revenue source
Municipalities take heed. Your tax problems may be solved thanks to the groovy tunes of The Beatles.
This letter appeared in the May 2, 2012, edition of The Spotlight.
Support shown for Glenville’s proposed sign ordinance revisions
The Glenville Town Board held a public hearing Wednesday, Feb. 6, on proposed amendments to its sign regulations, which mostly affect what business owners can display to promote their store or services. Business representatives generally spoke favorably about the proposed changes.