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.
Lady Bison remain undefeated heading into Tuesday's showdown
The Shaker girls basketball team defeated Albany Leadership Charter School 74-30 Saturday to complete a sweep of its weekend games.
Four Brothers score goals in CDHSHL win
Four players recorded goals to lead Christian Brothers Academy past Bethlehem 4-2 in Thursday's Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Bethlehem Area YMCA.
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.