With the Suburban Council season starting Friday, we want to know which boys basketball team you believe will be the best overall in the league.
Delmar native Grace Ayer was named the Empire 8 Women's Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week Monday evening.
Glenmont Elementary School PTA's Project Playground received a $10,000 grant from CSXT Corporation.
Sports poll: What should be done to curtail the danger of concussions associated with youth football?
Recently, there has been a national discussion about the danger of youth football players (elementary school through middle school) sustaining concussions from playing the game. We want to know what you think can be done to curtail the potential for head injuries in the sport.
Monroe-Woodbury quarterback rushes for two touchdowns against Brothers
Quarterback Kevin Carr was a one-man wrecking crew for the Monroe-Woodbury football team.
Surveillance footage allegedly captured a Schenectady man stealing from a vending machine that held items much more valuable than snacks or refreshments.
Four area teams are still alive for state titles as we hit the end of the fall sports season. Which one do you think has the best chance to bring a title home?
Horses found allegedly mistreated and malnourished.
Bethlehem Police Department executed a search warrant at 80 Waldenmaier Road on Monday, Nov. 11 as a result of a multi-week investigation into complaints of animal cruelty and neglect of horses.
With the Sectional portion of the 2013 football season concluding Friday, we want to know who is your choice for the Section II Class AA player of the year.
The Bethlehem doubles team of Elizabeth Buckley and Aria Shi won the consolation bracket at this weekend's New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls tennis tournament at Latham's Tri City Tennis Club.
Blue Bison advance to Class AA finals for second straight year
The Shaker football team advanced to its second consecutive Section II Class AA final by shutting out Saratoga Springs 35-0 in Friday's semifinal game.
Booker places second to Tooker in boys Class A race
Christian Brothers Academy's Justin Van Epps and Shaker's Maryanna Lansing won individual titles at Friday's Section II Cross Country Championships at Queensbury High School.
The Colonie Police Department is asking residents to help keep neighborhoods safe this Halloween. In recent years, certain neighborhoods within the town have attracted large crowds.
In light of some of last week's Section II Class AA playoff results, we want to know what you think is the toughest way to lose a football game.
Special teams plays help Shaker advance to semifinals
It took a blocked field goal to get the Shaker football team into the Section II Class AA semifinals.
A water main break on Route 9W in Glenmont is causing discolored water in the area.
A scheduled forum involving candidates for local office in the Town of Guilderland was called off at the last minute when Democrats said the date and time was not amicable, nearly one month after invitations were first sent.
This week, we look at the girls' side of the Class AA Sectional soccer tournament and ask you to pick your favorite to win the title.
A series of candidate forums are approaching that are sponsored by The Spotlight, the League of Women Voters of Albany County and other local partners.
Guilderland police believe a town resident intentionally burned down three buildings over three months.
For this week's poll question, we're looking at the top five Class AA teams in the Suburban Council and asking you which one you think is the favorite to win Sectionals.
Victory over Ballston Spa sets up first-place battle with Shen Thursday
The Shaker boys soccer team pulled out a 2-1 overtime victory over Ballston Spa Tuesday to set up a showdown with Shenendehowa Thursday for the Suburban Council North Division title and the top seed for the Section II Class AA playoffs.
After picking up a Delmar man in Albany, an alert taxi driver notified police his passenger had allegedly burglarized a home and retuned to the cab wanting a ride back to the city, according to police.
Garnet Raiders win D division team title
The Colonie boys cross country team ran away with the D division championship at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational in the Bronx.
We want to know which Empire Division football team you think will finish first this season.
Guilderland hosts Shaker in battle of undefeated teams
One of the best offenses in Section II Class AA football meets one of the toughest defenses when Guilderland and Shaker collide Friday in a cross-divisional game at Guilderland.
This week, we want to know who is the best playmaker in Albany County boys soccer.
Two weeks into the Section II Class AA football season, we have several undefeated teams vying for division titles. Which of the following teams do you think is looking the strongest right now?
Results of the 2013 Bethlehem primary races.
Results of 2013 primary races in the Town of Colonie.
Results of 2013 primary races in the Town of Guilderland.
Results of 2013 primary races in the Town of Coeymans.
Blue Bison push perfect Plainsmen in five-set thriller
The Shenendehowa boys volleyball team remained undefeated Monday, but the Plainsmen had to survive a five-set thriller against Shaker to do it.
Police said man allegedly dealing heroin, marijuana, ecstasy, mushrooms, and prescription drugs
A Ravena man has been arrested on drug possession charges following a three-month investigation and a sealed indictment presented by the Albany County Grand Jury.
Alyssa Kogelmann's first-half goal stands for Lady Dutch
In a rematch of last fall's Section II Class AA final, the Guilderland girls soccer team defeated Bethlehem 1-0 Tuesday in their Suburban Council South Division opener.
Kevin Lindsay's overtime goal lifts Blue Bison
Kevin Lindsay's second goal of the game gave the Shaker boys soccer team a 2-1 overtime victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in Tuesday's Suburban Council opener.
Alexis Eddy tallies twice for Lady Raiders
The Colonie girls soccer team won its Suburban Council opener Tuesday by beating Columbia 4-1 in a South Division contest.
Gabby Giacone leads Lady Eagles with 17 kills
The Bethlehem girls volleyball team earned its first victory of the season by defeating Guilderland in straight sets during Tuesday's Suburban Council match at Guilderland.
Before area school districts open their doors to students, the Section II sports season is getting in gear.
The Christian Brothers Academy golf team defeated Bishop Gibbons 154-189 in Tuesday's Big 10 match at Stadium Golf Course.
Bethlehem police have arrested a man they say helped a bank robber elude authorities.
It's a simple question, but it does imply that summer is about to end.
A Massachusetts man was sentenced to four years in state prison after robbing a pizza delivery man in Colonie, Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced Thursday.
Davey named PGCBL Manager of the Year following playoff appearance
Nick Davey was named the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League Manager of the Year after he guided the Albany Dutchmen to their first playoff appearance in the team’s five-year history.
Former ValleyCat helps local team during ATL season
The Albany Athletics won its second straight North Atlantic Regional title, which resulted in another trip to the AABC Stan Musial World Series.
Bethlehem beats Rotterdam in wild 10-inning title game
The Bethlehem Babe Ruth 15-year-old All Stars needed two days and 10 innings to defeat Rotterdam 13-12 for the All County tournament title.
Police have swarmed the area near the Trustco Bank in Slingerlands, closing off a part of New Scotland Avenue.
State Police and the state Thruway Authority on Wednesday, Aug. 21, announced the initiative “Operation Summer Brake” will begin Monday, Aug. 26, and continue through Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2.
Digital Bookmobile to stop at William K. Sanford Town Library
The Digital Bookmobile national tour will stop at the William K. Sanford Town Library in Loudonville on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and showcase the OverDrive eBook lending service offered by the Upper Hudson Library System.
Sports poll: Should Section II football consider hosting all five of its finals at the new University at Albany football stadium?
With Section II already holding its Class AA football final at Bob Ford Field in November, we want to know if all five finals should be held at the University at Albany's new 8,500-seat stadium.