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VanAmburgh among those picked to play at Kennedy memorial
The day President John F. Kennedy was buried, Sergeant Keith Clark — the Army bugler playing “Taps” — made a single mistake some refer to as the “broken note” that reflected the sad feelings of the whole country.
Made by Hand features select artists from the Northeast
Many people are familiar with craft fairs, but a local business is holding an invitation-only craft market to ensure the quality of the products for sale.
Zoning board hears public input, delays decision until January
After three hours of deliberation, the Colonie Zoning Board of Appeals opted to allow attorneys for Memory Gardens and Afrim’s Sports more time to submit documents pertaining to a proposed sports complex next to the cemetery before making a final decision.
S. Col wins federal funding for physical education programs
South Colonie Central School District was is one of 60 schools in the country to be awarded a federal grant for its physical education department.
College launches football-sized satellite to collect lightning data
On Tuesday, Nov. 19, Siena College sent a satellite that is not much bigger than a football into outer space.
Capital Holiday Lights celebrate 25 years of the Police Athletic League
When Capital Holiday Lights kicks off in Washington Park this year, it will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Albany Police Athletic League.
A new gym in Colonie aims to get kids active
Cold weather and early nightfall are not good enough excuses to keep children from participating in physical activities.
Vigil aims to raise awareness of devastating disease
A local lung cancer survivor will be a speaker at one of the largest internationally coordinated events raising awareness about the disease.
Small tax bump, but 2014 numbers stay within cap
At the Thursday, Nov. 7, meeting, the Colonie Town Board passed its $83.1 million budget for 2014.
Opponents of proposed sports complex say it would destroy serenity of the adjacent cemetery
A local developer is hoping to build a sports complex next to Memory Gardens, a memorial park on Watervliet-Shaker Road, but opponents say such a move would destroy the serenity of the place.