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New Scotland 2014 Tentative Budget

If you're looking to dig a little deeper into New Scotland's proposed budget for next year, the entire document is posted below. The beginning of the budget includes an opening message from Town Supervisor Tom Dolin. There are several worksheet pages included after the main budget documents.

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2014 Albany County Executive Budget

If you're looking to get into the nitty-gritty of Albany County Executive Dan McCoy's proposed budget for next year, you can view the complete booklet. You might need to wait a minute for the large document to load and you can also download it.

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Thacher and Thompson Lake master plan public hearing announced

The state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has completed a draft master plan and draft environmental impact statement for John Boyd Thacher and Thompson Lake state parks. A public hearing plan will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, at New Scotland Town Hall, which is located at 2029 New Scotland Road.

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Local summer concert series schedule

The towns of Bethlehem, Colonie, Guilderland and New Scotland offer several chances to enjoy the outdoors while bands perform during the summer of 2013.

Colonie Corner

Area Chambers of Commerce advocating in D.C.

Nine representatives from area Chambers of Commerce organizations are traveling today, June 6, to Washington, D.C., to meet with state congressional lawmakers.

Bethlehem Byte

Guilderland Chamber's Annual Awards Dinner on June 12

The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Dinner, Wednesday, June 12, at Mallozzis Clubhouse at Western Turnpike Golf Course. The event will include a cocktail hour starting at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will follow.

Bethlehem Byte

Voorheesville MS drafts pilot policy for electronic devices

Voorheesville Middle School students’ usage of electronic devices is being tightly controlled under a new pilot policy developed by school administrators. Jim Franchini, principal of Voorheesville Middle School, sent an email through the district’s School News Notifier system Friday, April 12, morning detailing the new policy.

Colonie Corner

Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny at The Crossings on March 23

Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny at The Crossings on March 23

Bethlehem Byte

Tonko to visit V'ville library, discuss healthcare changes

Rep. Paul Tonko will be visiting the Voorheesville Public Library on Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m., to discuss health insurance changes occurring under the Affordable Care Act, such as the new Health Insurance Marketplace opening this fall.

Colonie Corner

Colonie Restaurant Week to Run March 18-24, 2013

The Colonie Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Colonie Restaurant Week, a weeklong event highlighting the eateries in and around Colonie. The week begins on Monday, March 18, 2013 and runs in participating restaurants until Sunday, March 24, 2013. Each participating restaurant will prepare a special three-course meal for only $20.13.

Colonie Corner

Local rapper writes SUNY anthem

Colonie local Brendan Martin, a.k.a. rapper B. Martin, and the State University at New York posted "The SUNY Anthem" today.

Sports Scraps 2.0

A look at the girls basketball field for Sectionals

Some quick thoughts after viewing the seeds for the Section II girls basketball playoffs: • The Bethlehem side of the Class AA bracket is very interesting. Besides the top-seeded Lady Eagles, you have defending Sectional champion Colonie and Big 10 power Catholic Central battling each other to see who will ...

Sports Scraps 2.0

A look at the boys basketball field for Sectionals

Some quick thoughts after viewing the brackets for the Section II boys basketball tournament: • The CBA-Green Tech match-up I thought was going to take place in the Class AA finals will now likely take place in the semifinals after the Section II committee placed the independent Eagles as the ...

Sports Scraps 2.0

Section II swim meet primer

In advance of this week's Section II Division I boys swimming and diving championships, here is a list of those who have already qualified for the state meet and those who are in contention to do so with their top times of the season: Already qualified 200-yard medley relay: Shenendehowa ...

Schenectady County Connection

Metroplex 2012 projects round up

Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority presented its annual report at the Schenectady County Legislature committee meetings Monday, Feb. 4, which reviews all of the economic development projects the agency has supported. Included below is the presentation given to legislators.

Schenectady County Connection

Schenectady Restaurant Week (Feb. 18-24)

More than 20 restaurants in downtown Schenectady and nearby locations will be participating in the 8th Annual Schenectady Restaurant Week, which stretches from Monday, Feb. 18, to Sunday, Feb. 24. The restaurants will offer special fixed-price menus for $20.13 featuring a selection of appetizers, entrees and desserts.

Schenectady County Connection

Glenville gov. efficency committee seeks members

The Glenville Efficiency in Government (EIG) Committee is seeking new members to fill vacancies. The Town Board established to committee to have residents study and make recommendations on how to run town government more efficiently.

Sports Scraps 2.0

Colonie Youth Basketball helps Coaches vs. Cancer Friday

Friday's Shaker-Colonie boys basketball game at Colonie Central High School is serving as a fundraiser for the Coaches vs. Cancer Foundation, and the Colonie Youth Basketball Club is helping out at halftime. Members of the fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade teams will be participating in a "cancer blitz." The boys will ...

Colonie Corner

Career Exploration Internship Program at North, South Colonie Schools

The Colonie Chamber of Commerce will be discussing the Career Exploration Internship Program (CEIP) offered at both North and South Colonie School Districts on Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Berkshire Bank, 151 Vly Road in Niskayuna.

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Storify: #NYSOS13

Check out Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2013 State of the State address as it unfolded across social media.

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