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Rezoning request for soccer park is denied
The Town of Colonie Zoning Board voted to not rezone the property next to the Memory Garden where Afrim Nezaj hoped to build a sports complex.
Colonie adult day care program expands into Guilderland
A day program started in Colonie for seniors suffering from the early stages of dementia and Alzheimer’s will be expanding to a location in Guilderland.
Astronaut talks to Shaker students about her career and the importance of science
Shaker High School brought in a NASA astronaut recently to talk to students about the importance of physics and engineering and the future of space exploration after the U.S. abandoned its space shuttle program.
County steps in to clear up ballot confusion
This year’s election cycle in the Village of Colonie is shaping up to be more contentious than in years past, with three candidates vying for two trustees seats.
Low temperatures and a snowier than usual winter has left many older people on fixed incomes struggling to pay their heating bills. For the past few years, Colonie Senior Service Centers has stepped in to help by hosting the Warmth of Wine fundraiser.
Colonie Central students learn how to craft political cartoons
When high school students are tasked with creating political cartoons, the topics they choose to combine range from budget cuts at their school to social issues.
Siena program pairs students and local refugees looking to improve their written language skills
A local writing partnership has Siena students teaching creative writing to refugees as a tool to help them improve their reading and writing skills.
Educators say social, academic stresses affecting more young people
With growing pressures at school relating to an increased workload and social media, more children and young adults are suffering from anxiety than ever before.
Reality show visits Latham shop for unveiling
A local wine and spirits store unveiled a new addition to the interior of the store to the public as it was filmed for a reality show on Animal Planet.
Fresh off his Grammy win, David Alan Miller conducts family-friendly symphony program
Riding high on his recent Grammy win, Albany Symphony Orchestra conductor David Alan Miller is looking to expand his audience with a performance that appeals to the younger set.