State Police stopped a driver for speeding on the Northway and discovered the 40-year-old man to have more than a pound of marijuana in his vehicle.
This sports poll question appears in the June 11 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Dates released for McCoy's local State of County talks and office hours
County Executive Dan McCoy will be giving his State of the County talk Wednesday, June 11, at 7 p.m. at Bethlehem Town Hall. McCoy will also be visiting other municipalities across the county.
Bethlehem emergency personnel responded to a vehicle that crashed into the side of a Delaware Avenue business shortly after noon today.
Police search area in Guilderland, unable to locate suspect
Police searched the area around Old State Road this afternoon for a man who allegedly assaulted a female walking along the roadway, but the suspect is still at-large.
The Bethlehem Children’s School is once again hosting its annual Greenfest Celebration, an Earth-friendly community event.
Guilderland stopped from third straight local win, drops to second
Albany County held its annual best tasting tap water contest Wednesday, May 7, and the Latham Water District took top tap honors. Latham topped two-time defending champion Guilderland by a narrow margin of three points, garnering a total of 72 points.
A Guilderland man’s sentence could led to more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty to acts of burglary and arson, according to county District Attorney David Soares.
Schenectady man sustained serious injuries from incident
First responders rescued two men after they were allegedly drinking and jumped off a bridge into shallow water, according to police.
Chamber board selects Gauthier to lead organization
The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Erika Gauthier, who was serving as the interim-president, to be president of the organization.
This appears in the May 7 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
A prevalent scam during the spring typically involves a traveling asphalt paving crew offering a low-price opportunity to pave a homeowner’s driveway, according to police. Sealing scams can be similar to paving scams, police said, but sometimes the scammer will appear to have properly sealed the driveway.
State Police said shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday, May 4, a 2013 Volvo tractor-trailer allegedly struck and killed a Rome man, who was reportedly alone in the center of three southbound lanes on I-87 in the City of Albany.
Over the next 20 years, solar collectors sitting atop the four school buildings and bus garage are going to harness enough energy to clip at least $800,000 from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk's utility bills – all at no cost to taxpayers.
James Hakkenberg, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of burglary in the second degree in Albany County Court this morning.
This sports poll question appears in the April 30 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
An Albany man was arrested after several counterfeit $50 bills were found to have been used at the Glenmont Walmart.
Albany County sheriff’s deputies stopped a Mechanicville woman for speeding on Route 9W in the Town of Coeymans and found a U.S. postal box in the vehicle containing marijuana.
A Coxsackie man was arrested last week after police said he allegedly made plans to meet with someone who he thought was a 14-year-old girl.
Guilderland police stopped a car for traveling 12 mph over the speed limit on Western Avenue and discovered the vehicle was reported stolen.
This appears in the April 23 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
State Police arrested an Albany woman for allegedly forging documents to make her appear to be licensed attorney.
This poll question appears in the April 23 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
James MacKrell's goal 15 seconds into overtime lifted Bethlehem past Saratoga Springs 6-5 in Tuesday's Suburban Council boys lacrosse game.
The Colonie boys track and field team split a Suburban Council duel meet with Shenendehowa and Niskayuna Tuesday in Niskayuna.
On Wednesday, April 16, Sheriff Craig D. Apple reported the arrests of Levar J. Vanhosen and David C. King for their alleged involvement in a counterfeiting operation.
Sports poll: Where does Siena's CBI championship rank among the top moments in the mens basketball program's history?
This poll question appears in the April 9 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Residents employing housekeeper urged to report any missing jewelry
Last summer, an elderly woman reported jewelry was stolen from her basement. The case remained cold until police discovered a family member allegedly pawned the jewelry this month.
Albany County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle in the Town of Guilderland for traffic infractions and allegedly discovered a gun and drugs.
State Police to step up distracted driving enforcement for set time period
The “Operation Hang-Up” campaign will run from Thursday, April 10, to the following Tuesday, which will have State Police along the thruway cracking down on distracted driving violations.
A 27-year-old New Scotland man pleaded guilty to driving after using heroin and faces two-to-six years in state prison. This would also be served simultaneously to a one-to-three year incarceration for violating his felony probation.
This appears in the April 9 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Flagship edition earns first place for front page; arts coverage and sports photo praised
Spotlight News received a first-place award in the best front page category at this year’s New York Press Association spring conference held last weekend.
Homeowners urged to check for any missing property, notify police
An area housekeeper allegedly stole jewelry from two clients and police are urging anyone who employed the woman to check if any of their property is missing.
Months-long investigation also recovers six guns from two locations
Five Albany County residents were arrested on drug charges following a police raid at a Guilderland motel and the alleged sellers were armed with guns, according to police reports.
This appears in the April 2 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Sports poll: Do you think Opening Day of the Major League Baseball season should be declared a national holiday?
This sports poll question appears in the April 2 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Man allegedly had inappropriate conversations with undercover officers posing as teens
The Bethlehem Police Department arrested a Delmar man after a two-week investigation concerning inappropriate communications online with undercover officers posing as underage girls.
A Guilderland man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing two Albany businesses and setting an abandoned building ablaze in the Town of Guilderland.
58-year-old tried to enter closed diner, half-empty bottle of vodka in car
One drunk driver was intoxicated to the point that police were not able to get a booking photo of him, with officers having to constantly hold him up, according to police reports.
State Police arrested an Amsterdam man for allegedly exposing himself while driving to a passing motorist in the Town of Colonie.
This appears in the March 26 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Police arrested a pair from Troy for allegedly stealing more than $13,000 of electronics from two stores at Crossgates Mall on two separate occasions.
State police said three ejected from car not wearing seat belts
State police say one woman is dead and three others were hospitalized following a motor vehicle accident on the thruway in the Town of Bethlehem this morning.
This appears in the March 19 editions of Spotlight Newspapers
This appears in the March 12 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Bethlehem athlete claims public school division title at state meet
Bethlehem's Grace Smith won the public school division title in the girls high jump at the New York State High School Indoor Track and Field Championships March 1 at Cornell University.
The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Latham on Friday, Feb. 28, arrested Gabriel Rodriguez, 39, of Guilderland, for felony computer trespass and falsifying business records in the first degree along with a misdemeanor charge of official misconduct.
Police arrested an Albany man Thursday, Feb. 27, after State Museum patrons complained they saw something unexpected at one of the exhibits.
Voorheesville's season ended with Tuesday's 80-49 loss to Section X champion Ogdensburg Free Academy in the Class B boys basketball regionals at Saratoga Springs High School.