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Greg Fry

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District, police respond to drug charges at BCHS

Bethlehem police arrested a teen on drug charges after three Bethlehem Central High School students apparently overdosed at the school and were hospitalized.

Amber Alert leads to Thruway arrest

New York State Police have charged a Nevada woman with a violation of Leandra’s Law after an Amber Alert was issued out of New Jersey.

Former Normanside owners declare bankruptcy

At the beginning of 2011, the Normanside Country Club was shut down due to financial reasons.

Delmar man killed in Colonie crash

A Delmar man has died from injuries sustained after he was struck on Central Avenue in Colonie.

District announces impasse in contract talks

Contract talks between the Guilderland Central School District and the association representing its teachers have stalled and a state-assigned mediator will be called upon to help bring the two sides together.

Counties pool resources to help seniors

Edie Sennett was touched by the reaction of seniors during a recent ceremony held in Delmar to honor veterans who served as far back as World War II.

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Town Hall work coming to an end

Months after pieces of Bethlehem Town Hall crumbled onto cars parked below, town officials said the work to repair the building is nearly complete.

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Images from the front

Most times, the Breathing Room Wellness Studio in Delmar is an open space, a haven for yoga lovers.

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Group seeks input on flooding in watershed

Clarksville resident Rob Breen considers himself one of the lucky ones.

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Search continues for Delmar bank robber

Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed the TD Bank branch on Delaware Avenue in Delmar.

Slow movement on housing developments

The Bethlehem Town Board will be the next body to review a draft scoping document regarding the proposed Wemple Corners hamlet project.

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Making a case to expand

Walk into the bays at the Slingerlands Fire Department’s headquarters on New Scotland Road, and the smell of diesel fumes is powerful.

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Online to on paper

Each week, Duncan Crary and James Howard Kunstler take to the web to talk about the world, and what’s to come in communities across America.

Police warn of Guilderland burglaries

The Guilderland Police Department has issued a warning about an increase in burglaries during the daytime hours in the vicinity of the Guilderland Center and Fort Hunter neighborhoods.

Four seriously injured in Guilderland crash

Guilderland Police are investigating a crash that left a teen driver and his three passengers hospitalized.

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New faces in powerful positions

Major changes are on the way to the Bethlehem Town Board, as new faces will be in place at a time when many believe the town is ready to make a name for itself in the Capital District and statewide.

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Bethlehem budget adopted

After nearly six weeks of meetings and public comment, and a day after an election that reshaped town government for the next two years, the Bethlehem Town Board adopted a $38.6 million budget for 2012 at its meeting Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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Dems sweep Bethlehem races

After claiming victory in a much-publicized primary, John Clarkson cruised to victory in the general election for supervisor in the town of Bethlehem.

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Mixed messages on turnout in Bethlehem

The sun was shining for most of the day in Bethlehem, and candidates for town offices are hoping that it helped get voters out to the polls.

State grant to benefit Owens Corning

A $516,000 Community Development Block Grant has been awarded to Owens Corning Insulating Systems, LLC, to help expand their operations in Bethlehem.

Schenectady teen killed in Guilderland crash

A 19-year-old Schenectady teenager was killed when his car left a road in Guilderland and struck a tree.

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Town's history on display

The long and intricate history of the town of Bethlehem is described through pictures and detailed descriptions in a new book put together by the town’s historian.

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Local hospital rehabs eagle

Doctors at The Animal Hospital in Slingerlands say a bald eagle shot in October in Columbia County is making progress, but are cautious to talk about a full recovery.

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Albany County's new take on drunk driving

New York State Trooper Ian DeGiovine has had extensive surgery, gone through intense physical therapy and has somehow beaten the odds and returned to duty despite a horrific 2006 run-in with an intoxicated driver.

Police raid mall store for counterfeit items

Guilderland Police executed a search warrant Nov. 1 inside a Crossgates Mall store they say had counterfeit merchandise on sale.

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Status of Clarksville talks unclear

The status of negotiations regarding Acting Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple’s proposal to use the Clarksville Elementary School for consolidated department operations all depends on who you ask.

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Two Rochester men loot Guilderland homes, steal dog

State Police arrested two men accused of robbing two homes, and leading police on a chase through Guilderland.

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Resources scarce for seniors

The prospects of a longer life and a tight economy are leaving many seniors with few financial options.

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State worker charged with making adult chat calls

The state Inspector General’s office has charged a Delmar man with racking up more than $20,000 in improper phone charges during his time at the Department of Environmental Conservation.

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Learning by laptop

The days of heading to the chalkboard may soon be a thing of the past.

Ritter receives prison sentence

Former United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter will serve at least 18 months in Pennsylvania state prison.

Emerald Ash Borer found in Selkirk

State Department of Environmental Conservation officials have made their first discovery of an emerald ash borer in Albany County in a Selkirk trap located on private property near the CSX rail yard.

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Candidates debate economics, development of Bethlehem

12 candidates for office in the Bethlehem area put their platforms on display Oct. 24, during a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Albany County and The Spotlight.

Police collect money from IFCO

The Guilderland Police Department has received a check for $60,000 as part of a settlement reached between federal prosecutors and IFCO Systems North America.

Town details goals of wastewater treatment study

Bethlehem officials have laid out a timeline and framework for a study designed to measure the need for improvements at the town’s wastewater treatment facility.

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Bethlehem Y keeps "lights on"

When school ends for more than 15 million children in America, so does their supervision.

State court reverses Ritter ruling

Former United Nations weapon inspector and Delmar resident Scott Ritter has won an appeal filed in a New York state court.

Developers push for Wemple projects

Developers are showing plenty of interest in projects at the corner of Route 9W and Wemple Road in the Glenmont area.

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Trash truck topples in New Scotland

A trash truck driver somehow escaped serious injury following a rollover crash in the Town of New Scotland.

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All quiet regarding Hughes arrest

Law enforcement and Bethlehem town officials are saying very little about a felony charge brought against a notable town police officer who has been on medical leave for years.