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Cuts restored using expected surplus from this year
The Bethlehem Central Board of Education made changes to its adopted 2013-14 school year budget in an early morning meeting held less than two weeks after the spending plan was adopted in a 6-1 vote.
Spotlight News was recognized among the top weekly publications in the state at the New York Press Association spring conference, with the paper’s staff capturing several first-place awards in the group’s annual Better Newspaper Contest.
Trail neighbors say they should have been compensated in recreational deal
A group of property owners neighboring the Albany County Rail Trail are suing the federal government over the recreational corridor.
Judge rejects Town of Bethlehem’s motion to dismiss case
It will be up to a jury to decide whether former Bethlehem police officer Christopher Hughes faced a hostile work environment for expressing what he argues was protected speech.
Town of Coeymans wins national contest by altering its name for a month
The Town of Coeymans has won the Arby’s “Reubenville Challenge” by changing the name of the municipality for a month.
For the past six years, Bethlehem Central faculty have gathered to play in a basketball game aimed at raising money to benefit the district’s classrooms. They’ll be doing the same this year, but with some notable twists.
Local PGA chapter floats potential private involvement for municipal golf course
A possible white knight has arrived with a possible, if not distant, solution to the ongoing debate over the future of the Colonial Acres Golf Course: the PGA.
Marchione secures victory, Spa City turns down government change
Incumbents hoping for another term representing the people of Saratoga County got their wishes this Election Day, as voters sent familiar faces back to the Assembly and Senate.
Minority says cuts are too little too late, supporters point finger at state
The Schenectady County Legislature adopted a 2013 budget tonight smaller than the spending plan previously on the table, but with a tax hike still too large for some lawmakers.
Agency looking for part-time economic development professional
The Bethlehem Industrial Development Agency is generally against granting tax breaks to retail businesses — but don’t expect to read about it on the organization’s website.