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.
This appears in the March 5 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
The Albany County Sheriff's Office arrested two City of Troy residents Tuesday, March 4, on sex trafficking charges following a tip on the whereabouts of an endangered 21-year-old woman.
Nurse allegedly stole prescriptions from place of business
Bethlehem Police arrested a Delmar woman for multiple alleged counts of forgery in order to obtain prescription medication.
Excess of $70,000 was missing from pay roll accounts
Bethlehem Police Department arrested a Clifton Park woman on Tuesday, March 4, who was allegedly involved in an embezzlement scheme.
A Colonie man was arrested for allegedly slashing the face of a Voorheesville resident, but police then discovered a stash of heroin inside his apartment.
A Guilderland man was arraigned on several charges tied to several alleged burglary and larceny incidents stretching from the summer of 2012 through the following year.
Sports poll: With this year's Class AA boys basketball playoff results, has the Suburban Council become the new Section II power?
This appears in the Feb. 26 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
This question appears in the Feb. 19 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Guilderland lightweight duo head back to state wrestling tournament, while Tangora waits for at-large bid
Guilderland’s Josh LoGiudice and Mike Lainhart are going back to the state wrestling tournament, while Bethlehem’s Chris Tangora must wait to see if he will get an at-large berth.
Burt, Cohen, Cooks and DiCerbo punch their tickets to Albany for the state championships
Colonie is sending four wrestlers to the state tournament after they won their weight classes at Sunday’s Section II Division I finals in Glens Falls.
Social worker Marian Truax offers gentle therapeutic intervention
A Delmar native has returned to her hometown and opened a private practice offering help to people looking to overcome obstacles in life and achieve overall wellness.
At Drue Sanders, creativity and quality are tops
Drue Sanders always knew she wanted to be an artist. What she didn’t want to be was a starving artist.
Bryant Asset builds relationships within the community
When it comes to managing a person’s life savings, to Bryant Asset trust is key.
Founder Chris Tobin says customers can expect a high-quality job done on time
Chris Tobin has found inner peace and success in upstate New York.
Restaurant combines fresh flavors, tradition
At Lou-Bea’s Pizza, you can taste the tradition — from the award-winning sauce to the gourmet topping combinations.
Family-owned business prides itself on customer service
A family business, run by three brothers and their mother, is celebrating 35 years in Bethlehem.
Saratoga Paint and Sip’s Latham studio attracting new fans of unique art experience
To Catherine Hover, the owner of Saratoga Paint and Sip, art is “empowering.”
Owning a home is more than an investment, it’s an important part of grasping what many people view as the American dream.
Longtime local business offers service and product not found in big-box alternatives
Five generations after its founder first opened its doors, a locally owned and operated hardware store is one of the oldest in the country still operating and expanding.
This poll appears in the Feb. 12 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Eagles rally to beat Plattsburgh in overtime
The Bethlehem hockey team rallied from a 5-2 deficit to edge Plattsburgh 6-5 in overtime in Friday's non-league game at the Bethlehem Area YMCA.
Jets score five times in second period to pull away from Saranac
The Shaker/Colonie hockey team earned a split at this weekend's Lake Placid Tournament by beating Saranac 8-1 in Saturday's second round at the Olympic Center.