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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.
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.
New connector path in Latham grants greater access to Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Path
Before town officials and engineers had even arrived for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, people were already out enjoying the path, walking their dogs and riding bikes.
Proposed law would outlaw sales at pharmacies
A public hearing for a county law that would ban cigarette sales in some stores drew a crowd of mostly anti-tobacco supporters to voice their opinions.
Numbers come in lower than projected
The North Colonie Board of Education approved a tax levy increase of 2.55 percent, which is down from the 3.63 percent the board estimated in April.
Shaker Heritage Society carefully selects vendors for annual craft fair
A historic area in the Capital District is offering an opportunity to explore the booths of over 70 vendors, listen to music and watch numerous demonstrations that whole family can enjoy.
New play area at Blue Creeek Elementary built in memory of Vincenzo Rizzo
After 18 months of planning, fundraisers and bringing the community together to build a project in honor of a young student that died, the school has formally accepted the playground built for Vinnie Rizzo.
Two apartments also move forward at Colonie Planning Board meeting
Progress continues on multiple projects in the Town of Colonie, as it will add an assisted living center and apartments for the town’s growing population.
Day of activities focuses on teaching skills to young people
Young adults from across the state gathered in Colonie on Thursday, Aug. 21, to learn new firefighting techniques and improve old ones with training from some of the best instructors around.
Proposal set to go before zoning board in October
In his yearlong effort to construct a soccer complex on 969 Watervliet Shaker Road, Afrim Nezaj hit another snag when the town set aside his proposal until a later date.