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.
An Altamont woman involved in a three-car crash was arrested for driving with a BAC more than twice the legal limit, with four children passengers in her vehicle.
Connor Morelli pours in 24 points for the Eagles
Connor Morelli's 24-point performance helped Bethlehem defeat Averill Park 66-61 in Friday's Suburban Council South Division boys basketball game.
Sage VanAmerongen leads a balanced Bison attack
The Shaker girls basketball team used a balanced attack to defeat Niskayuna 63-26 in Friday's Suburban Council North Division game.
Two third-period goals propel Jets to non-league win
The Shaker/Colonie hockey team scored twice in the third period to pull out a 2-0 non-league win over Clinton (Section III) in Friday's non-league game at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
A lively crowd braved a chilly Friday night to see the Bethlehem Holiday Parade on Friday, Dec. 6.
Now that the Suburban Council season is in full swing, we want to know which girls basketball team you believe will be the best overall in the league.
This editorial appears in the Dec. 11 edition of Spotlight Newspapers.
Franchise trends see retirement funds tapped; semi-absent owners
More people are cashing in their retirement savings to open up a franchise business, according to consultant Frank Dunne, with more than half of clients he has placed this year tapping such funds.
Four Bison reach double figures
The Shaker boys basketball team started the 2013-14 season strongly with a 69-48 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in Friday's Suburban Council North Division game.
Malatesta and Egan tally twice to lead Jets past Monroe-Woodbury
Giovanni Malatesta and Kevin Egan each scored two goals to lift Shaker/Colonie past Monroe-Woodbury 7-3 in Saturday's non-league hockey game.
Dutchmen sweep top two places in two boys races
The Guilderland boys and girls indoor track teams earned victories in the first league meet of the season Saturday at Union College.
Seven individuals win races for the Blue Bison against Albany Academy
The Shaker boys swim team improved its record to 2-0 with Friday's 111-73 dual meet victory over Albany Academy in Latham.
Collison, Nhan earn individual wins for GV
Alex Danielson, Zach Zwijacz and Trey Wall each won a pair of events to lead Saratoga Springs past Guilderville 96-75 in Friday's boys swim meet in Saratoga.
Some shoppers seeking door-buster deals found themselves leaving with more than a bargain after parking their car in the wrong spot.