This appears in the Feb. 5 editions of Spotlight Newspapers
A Voorheesville man was stopped by police in Albany for driving with tinted windows, which led to the discovery he that he allegedly sold a weapon to a convicted felon.
State Police arrested a New Scotland man for allegedly growing dozens of marijuana plants after a long-term investigation.
A Voorheesville man was sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 29, to four years in State Prison, followed by three years of post release supervision. He pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree stemming from his arrest two years ago.
Two late goals help Plainsmen prevail
Shenendehowa needed two goals in the third period to pull out a 7-4 victory over Shaker/Colonie in Friday's Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Big second quarter gives Lady Bison a home win
The Shaker girls basketball team remained undefeated on the season with Friday's 56-33 home victory over Saratoga Springs in a Suburban Council North Division game.
Joyce's 19 points lead Averill Park to win
Averill Park opened the game on a 12-4 run and held on for a 49-44 victory over Colonie in Friday's Suburban Council South Division boys basketball game.
Three players reach double figures for Eagles
The Loudonville Christian boys basketball team got past Heatly 64-54 in Friday's Central Hudson Valley League game.
Van Epps wins two individual titles
Christian Brothers Academy pulled away from the pack to win the boys team title at Sunday's Big 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships at the University at Albany's SEFCU Arena.
Nichols, David lead Blue Bison
The Shaker boys indoor track and field team finished third in Saturday's Suburban Council Championships at the University at Albany's SEFCU Arena.
Lott's 29 points pace Blue Devils in victory
Columbia overcame a slow start to defeat Colonie 83-77 in Friday's Suburban Council South Division boys basketball game.
Closs, Caruso each strike twice for Jets
Shaker/Colonie built a 4-0 lead and cruised to a 5-1 victory over Bethlehem in Friday's Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Bethlehem Area YMCA.
The Bethlehem Police Department has arrested an Albany man for the bank robbery that occurred at the Citizens Bank on Delaware Avenue in Delmar on Tuesday, Jan, 14.
The Bethlehem Police Department is investigating fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred this morning on Feura Bush Road.
This appears in the Jan. 22 editions of Spotlight Newspapers
Rowland sinks seven three-pointers in victory over Averill Park
Shaker is the lone undefeated girls basketball team left in the Suburban Council following Tuesday's 64-54 home victory against Averill Park.
Dariano's 20 points pace the Eagles in home win
The Loudonville Christian School boys basketball team jumped out to a 25-5 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 71-21 victory over New Lebanon in Tuesday's Central Hudson Valley League game in Loudonville.
Arciero leads Blue Streaks in road win
Noah Arciero's 20 points helped Saratoga Springs edge Colonie 72-67 in Tuesday's Suburban Council boys basketball game in Colonie.
Boland leads Plainsmen in 21-point victory
Shenendehowa jumped out to a 15-4 lead and cruised to a 65-44 victory over Guilderland in Tuesday's Suburban Council girls basketball game in Clifton Park.
Two new BusPlus routes to be added
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has some big plans for the future.
New gym offers P90X and Insanity workouts in a group atmosphere
A brand new business in Albany is offering exercise and fitness classes that are sure to get you in the shape you want to be this year.
Few lawyers bring the grounded perspective Jeffrey Zimring offers, but his early experience in the aviation industry gave him the opportunity to look at life from a lot of different angles.
Classes available for every age, experience level
At U.S. Budokai karate isn’t so much about kicking and “hi-ya’s,” but rather the training of the mind over body.
Guilderland office offers same-day medical assistance, as well as physicals and drug screenings
People can still have their urgent care needs met in Guilderland. It just has a new name.
Design staff can turn ideas into stunning reality
According to Tom Hofmeister, owner of The Floral Garden in Bethlehem, the way to make a floral arrangement that really wows is to be a good listener.
Delmar Health and Fitness combines high-tech equipment with low-key approach
When Mike Mashuta decided to open a fitness club in Delmar, he wanted to do it his way. In fact, a sign on his new building at 28 Hudson Ave. reads, “No bodybuilding and no powerlifting please.”
Retirement community also makes healthy living a top priority
As local residents age and opt for the piece of mind that comes with moving into a well-maintained senior residence, many forget to look for a new home that focuses on healthy living.
RealtyUSA’s Anthony Sabatino has a handle on commercial real-estate sales
Investing in the stock market undoubtedly has its share of risks, so finding something a little more tangible and manageable could provide a more stable fiscal option.
Business prides itself on quality customer service
It’s all about being green for the Junk King.
When it comes to getting physically fit, the owners of eStudio believe in the whole-body approach, offering classes in yoga, Barre and Spinning that encourage a mindful way to wellness.
Pechette, Kunkle go undefeated for Indians
The Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk wrestling team placed sixth with a 2-5 record at the two-day Lansingburgh Duals.
Closs strikes four times in Jets' win over GF/HF/SGF
The Shaker/Colonie Jets won for the fourth time in their last six games by tripping up Glens Falls/Hudson Falls/South Glens Falls 5-2 in Saturday's Capital District High School Hockey League contest at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Kevin Egan's goal lifts Jets to second league win
Kevin Egan's goal with 2:53 left in overtime gave Shaker/Colonie a 4-3 victory over LaSalle in Friday's Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Selkirk men were caught stealing appliances for scrape metal
Two Selkirk men were arrested this morning by Bethlehem police for stealing from the town’s transfer station on Rupert Road.
Citizens Bank in Delaware Plaza was robbed Tuesday morning
Bethlehem police are continuing an investigation into an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at the Citizens Bank at 180 Delaware Ave. in Delmar.
This appears in the Jan. 15 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Barra's 17 points leads Lady Bison past Shen
The Shaker girls basketball team took over sole possession of first place in the Suburban Council North Division with Tuesday's 61-33 victory over Shenendehowa in Latham.
The Bethlehem Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Citizens Bank at 180 Delaware Ave., Delmar, earlier today.
The Colonie Police Department is investigating a bicycle-automobile accident that occurred at approximately 10:25 p.m. Monday on Cohoes Crescent Road.
Police questioned a driver after he pulled into New Scotland Town Hall way after business hours and dis-covered him and his two passengers to be in possession of “a quantity” of marijuana and crack cocaine.
Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple Sr. is reminding people to use caution when venturing onto lakes and other bodies of water after police and emergency personnel responded to an incident involving a motorcycle plunging through thin ice.
The Guilderland Police Department arrested an Albany teen for allegedly stealing a donation jar from Hannoush Jewelers in Crossgates Mall on March 25.
This appears in the Jan. 8 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
On Tuesday, Dec. 17, Curtis Brisson, 41, of Albany, pleaded guilty to the felony charge of burglary in the third degree in Albany County Court. Brisson faces two-and-a-half to five years in State Prison for his burglary conviction.
This poll appears in the Jan. 1 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.
This appears in the Jan. 1 edition of The Spotlight.
State police seized more than a pound of cocaine following a thruway traffic stop in the Town of Bethlehem.
Police are ruling out foul play in the death of a woman who was found earlier this morning at the Woodhill Apartment Complex in Glenmont by County Waste employees.
A fire caused by a broken gas line at a Carman Road plaza damaged three businesses on Friday, Dec. 20.
The second-to-last sports poll question of 2013 focuses on high school hockey, where early indications are that defending state champion Saratoga Springs is the local team to beat. We want to know which of these four candidates has the best chance to beat the Blue Streaks, in your opinion.