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Billy DeLap

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Getting seniors hooked on fishing

DEC holds clinic for would-be anglers at Six Mile Waterworks

Many people who go fishing can tell you all about how relaxing it can be, and it’s not too late for those who don’t fish to enjoy those same benefits.

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A partnership for pets

Latham PetSmart teams up with humane society to open everyday adoption center

A chain pet supply store in Latham has partnered with a local animal rescue organization to add a pet adoption center inside the store.

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Town shutters Latham structure

Officials say many safety violations forced the evacuation of two-story building

Citing unsafe living conditions due to multiple code violations, Town of Colonie officials shuttered a Latham building on Friday, Sept. 19, that was functioning as a business and residence.

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Crossings Challenge 5K has lots to offer

Race enters its 11th year with runs for adults and children

As the outdoor running season winds down, an event that takes place at the Crossings offers an opportunity for the whole family to get some exercise and enjoy the park.

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Changes make Colonie Central High School more accessible

New ramp installed at entrance

Colonie Central High School recently completed some renovations that make the building easier to access for students in wheelchairs, as well as some cosmetic updates to its front entrance.

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High-end thrift shop opens at Italian American museum

Community center also opens new library and meeting room

The three-building campus at the Italian American Community Center has been a work in progress for nearly the last decade, but the most recent additions have really topped it off.

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Friar experience

Siena’s interim president is making himself at home on campus

When Father Kevin Mullen was named provincial minister of Holy Name Province in New York City this spring after serving as Siena’s president for seven years, the college found itself looking for someone to fill his shoes.

Local Law D vetoed

McCoy pushing instead for a ban on the open display of tobacco products in pharmacies

Despite vocal support for Local Law D at a recent public hearing, on Wednesday, Sept. 10, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy vetoed the legislation that would ban tobacco sales in pharmacies in Albany County.

South Colonie adopts tax levy

After a tough year of budgeting resulted in the loss of a well-liked physical education teacher and football coach, among other positions, the South Colonie Central School District’s growth and assessment rate increase came in lower than projected in the spring.

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Colonie honors local firefighter

Patrick O’Connor helped save three people suffering from cardiac arrest

Nearly a year after the most recent resuscitation, a local firefighter and Town of Colonie 911 dispatcher was honored for his involvement in saving three people suffering from cardiac arrest.

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