Albany, CBA, Schenectady and Troy are set to become Suburban Council members in the 2015-16 school year. We want to know what you think about the league's decision to add the four former Big 10 schools.
A North Colonie School District teacher aide was arrested late Monday night for inappropriate conduct and forcible touching of a student.
National Bank of Coxsackie opened Glenmont site last summer
The National Bank of Coxsackie is your community bank.
In the three years since establishing his waste removal business, it has become apparent that Todd Porter has a green thumb for business.
For nearly 70 years, many area residents have relied on the consistent quality of one family-owned business to provide top-notch products without top-tier prices.
When discussing the atmosphere of Ávila Retirement Community, Geri Curtin recalled how many of her residents likened the facility to a luxury cruise.
Four Easton, Pa., residents are facing felony charges after Colonie police received a call of four shots fired on Arcadia Court Sunday night, Jan. 11.
The Spinney at Van Dyke offers empty nesters unique living spaces
The idea that an adult living complex has to be a big, multi-level apartment building is being turned on its ear.
A Guilderland man was arrested on child pornography charges after an ongoing investigation traced his Internet Protocol address.
Saihing Chan, 21, pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree and identity theft in the first degree, both felonies, in Albany County Court Tuesday, Jan. 13.
Bethlehem police stopped an Albany man for not wearing his seatbelt and found him in possession of heroin and crack cocaine.
Guilderland police early Saturday morning, Jan. 10, approached a vehicle parked in the middle of Route 155 and allegedly found the driver and passenger to be in possession of heroin.
Albany police arrested 10 women working out of four Asian massage spas in the Town of Colonie following an Albany County Sheriff’s Office investigation into potential human trafficking.
Guilderland police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man that allegedly robbed a gas station at gunpoint.
Two men are facing felony drug charges after police allegedly found them to be in possession of heroin.
A 25-year-old Delmar man was sentenced to two to six years in state prison in Albany County Court Thursday morning, Jan. 8, after he pleaded to felony DWI in November.
A 36-year-old Albany woman was sentenced in Albany County Court on Tuesday, Jan. 6, to serve one-year-and-four-months to four years in state prison for attempted criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree.
Tyrone Allington, 50, already serving time in state prison, was sentenced in Albany County Court on Thursday, Jan. 8, to two-and-a-half to five years in prison for felony identity theft.
Colonie police are seeking the public's help in locating Wayne A. Yelle, 46, of Colonie, who has been reportedly missing since Saturday, Dec. 3.
The Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Department is looking for people to participate in a round of focus group meetings designed to evaluate parks and recreation services.
Bethlehem Police arrested five individuals for allegedly burglarizing the Glenmont Job Corps facility on Monday, Dec. 15. The suspects allegedly entered the building and damaged property, along with stealing additional items from the facility.
A woman called Bethlehem police Thursday morning, Nov. 20, after waking up to find her home was apparently broken into while she slept, with her debit card and $20 cash allegedly taken from her purse.
A McDonald’s employee allegedly stole money from the store’s safe and then pulled the fire alarm in the stock room, according to police.
Bethlehem Police arrested a Troy man for allegedly using counterfeit fifty dollar bills earlier in year, following a nine-month investigation.
Paul Mahan, son of Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan, was arrested Friday morning for allegedly using a spotlight and bow to try to attract deer.
State Police are participating again in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which started on Friday and continues through New Year’s Day.
A Guilderland man pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a felony, in Albany County Court Thursday morning, Dec. 4.
Bethlehem police arrested two Albany residents on Friday, Dec. 5, for allegedly using counterfeit currency to pay for goods at several area stores.
A month after a family of four was found slain in their Western Avenue home in the Town of Guilderland, authorities have distributed fliers seeking information on the apparent killings.
Closing statements will be heard tomorrow, Nov. 7, in a lawsuit filed by former Bethlehem police officer Christopher Hughes against the town and Police Chief Louis Corsi, accusing the police department of violating his First Amendment rights when he spoke out against what he said were problems within the department.
A 39-year-old Schenectady man was killed Thursday night, Oct. 2, when a train hit him near a railroad crossing in Guilderland, according to police reports.
Guilderland school district officials were recently notified a high school student was diagnosed with MRSA. The student is receiving medical care and is not contagious, according to the district.
Station credit card allegedly used without permission
A volunteer member of the Delmar-Bethlehem EMS has been arrested for using the company's credit card without permission.
A Level 1 sex offender in Bethlehem has been arrested following a sexual assault investigation.
Small plane crashed on CSX property on Tuesday
A pilot and flying instructor were both pronounced dead after a small plane crashed on the CSX Railroad property in Selkirk Monday evening.
An algae bloom has blossomed again at Lawson Lake and local officials are prohibiting fishing and other water related activities from 420-acre park.
Highlights of anniversary include a race, music and Family Day at the farmers market
A day full of family activities will take place in Menands on Saturday, Aug. 23, as the village celebrates its 90th anniversary with special events and, perennial favorite, Family Day at the Menands Farmers Market.
Colonie Police Chief Steven Heider said that a person of interest is in custody following a stabbing in Colonie earlier this week.
This Get To Know appears in the July 16 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
State Police arrested a Rensselaer County man, who faces a bevy of charges, after he allegedly violated a stay away order and assaulted the victim.
Hoffman's Playland set to close in September
With Hoffman's Playland owners David and Ruth Hoffman announcing the amusement park's closure in September, families are taking advantage of every opportunity to ride the rides one more time.
A driveway paver scammed an elderly Guilderland couple. But thanks to an attentive bank employee, they will be getting their money back and the scammer could end up behind bars.
Police: First incident during traffic stop, second when warrant served
An Altamont man allegedly assaulted a Guilderland police officer during a traffic stop and then another officer when police served a warrant for his arrest.
State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred around 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, near the Crossgates Mall entrance ramp.
Coxsackie man facing murder charges for killing both passengers
A Coxsackie man faces felony charges for the deaths of his two passengers in a multi-vehicle crash on the Thruway, with police alleging he was intoxicated.
A little after noon on Monday, July 7, a tractor-trailer driver allegedly pulled into an abandoned gas station on Western Avenue next to the Crossgates Mall entrance and pulled down power lines and transformers.
Guilderland police arrested a woman and man for allegedly stealing multiple sunglasses from a department store in Crossgates Mall on Monday, June 23.
This sports poll question appears in the June 25 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Tigers Sports Club won the inaugural Empire Cup baseball tournament June 21 and 22.
A Middle Grove man was sentenced for illegally entering and stealing jewelry from a New Scotland home last summer.