Gun advocates and state legislators call for end of SAFE Act
Thunderous rally cries could be heard coming from Empire State Plaza as gun rights advocates and state legislators campaigned for a repeal of the law.
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.
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.
The letter appeared in the Oct. 6, 2011, edition of The Schenectady County Spotlight.
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.
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.
A Bethlehem Central High School student was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 2 for allegedly hacking into the school's server, according to police.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
This letter appeared in the May 2, 2012, edition of The Spotlight.