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Bethlehem Byte

BOU to hold B-ball fundraiser

Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited is holding its 6th Annual Bethlehem Central Basketball Classic on Friday, March 2. Teachers from the Bethlehem Central elementary and middle schools will compete against a team of teachers from the high school to raise money for BOU programming. Students and families are encouraged to attend to ...

Bethlehem Byte

BC to hold budget forum

Bethlehem Central administrators will fill the public in on its estimated $4.4 million budget gap at a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the middle school.

Bethlehem Byte

Albany Figure Skating Club to hold spring show

If you're looking to see some impressive skating from some local kids, consider checking out the Albany Figure Skating Club's upcoming show on March 4.


Bethlehem Central School District 2012-2013 Budget

This blog will be a discussion board for issues and comments relating to the 2012-2013 school budget.

Tasty Trails..... Your pathway to good eats!

Au Revoir to my Favorite Gal….Miss Albany Diner

Today I said good bye to one of my favorite gals, Miss Albany Diner. It is a silver tube of diner lore, cozy booths and some damn fine food on Broadway in Albany. Cliff, Jane and Bill Brown made people M.A.D. with their hospitality, wit and fare. It was a ...

Schenectady County Connection

Upper Union BID expands eligibility

Upper Union Street BID is looking to expand its membership to outside of its boundaries with a new membership option for businesses.

Schenectady County Connection

Tasty gluten-free goods

Laurie's Gluten-Free Goodness has moved to a new storefront in the Village of Scotia, but plans on serving up to same tasty treats and baked goods customers crave.

Sports Scraps 2.0

This is the winter sports season?

I just came in from a walk along the Albany County Rail Trail in Delmar, where it was mostly cloudy and in the 30s. Did I happen to mention that the date was Feb. 7? If it were a normal winter around these parts, I wouldn't have bothered to take ...

Webmaster Site Updates

Opinion: Editorial cartoon

We added a new link to our 'Opinion' section, called 'Editorial cartoon'. Click the title for more info.

Webmaster Site Updates

Tearsheet Program

Our new tearsheet program offers advertisers a great way to archive all their advertisements, digitally —and best of all, its FREE! Click the title for more info.

Webmaster Site Updates

'Contact the Editor' Link

You can now contact the editors directly and quickly, by using the newly added link. It's located under the 'About' tab of the menu bar. Click the title for more info.

Tasty Trails..... Your pathway to good eats!

My Girth and History….Montcalm, Queensbury, NY

Hello Everyone, How many times in your hasty quest to shop on the “cheap” have you driven past the Montcalm? Well, after you are done shopping at the Outlets near Lake George, you should stop in and settle down for a tasty meal. The restaurant looks like a small log ...

Bethlehem Byte

Students thank BC music teacher with song

In a touching tribute to their former music teacher, students touched by Mary Jane Hughes played "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" at her funeral mass Monday, Dec. 2.

Sports Scraps 2.0

Top 10 storylines to follow in 2012

Here is your sneak peek at this week's "From the Sports Desk" column. Enjoy, and Happy New Year!

Tasty Trails..... Your pathway to good eats!

Chain Meal………..The Olive Garden, Colonie, NY

Hey there, I’m starting off by telling you that I had a fab time with my people. It was a gathering of women and we haven’t seen it other in a loooong time, so it was fun to sit around and catch up. The restaurant was chosen by one of ...

Colonie Corner

Airport offering free blood pressure screenings for holiday travelers

If you're doing some holiday flying this week, why not get your blood pressure checked before boarding? Members of the Albany International Airport’s Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Department will be offering free blood pressure screening for travelers and staff at Albany International Airport through Friday, Dec. 23. The ...

Tasty Trails..... Your pathway to good eats!

A Room with a Surly view……..Country View Diner, Brunswick, NY

After running errands up Hoosick Street, we finally stopped to eat lunch. Country View Diner was close to our former destination, so it made the cut. The diner is familiar yet different….the front door is on the side of the building. We entered and got seated right away. We got ...

Sports Scraps 2.0

SC South is a madhouse

Good luck picking a favorite to win the Suburban Council South Division this season.

Colonie Corner

County does veterans a FAVOR

If you're a veteran in Albany County, the Albany County Veterans Bureau wants to do you a favor. The bureau will be issuing Return the FAVOR (Find and Assist Veterans of Record) identification cards to eligible veterans on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Joseph ...

Bethlehem Byte

Good update to a feel good story

You may have caught our story in the Nov. 9 Spotlight about Spirit, the juvenile bald eagle that was shot Oct. 12 in Columbia County. The dedicated staff at The Animal Hospital in Slingerlands have been closely monitoring Spirit's progress since that day. They've also been updating the public through ...

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