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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Colonie to host business seminar

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Town of Colonie Small Business Advisory Council will host "Starting and Growing Your Business in Colonie" at the Meeting House in the Crossings Park, Albany Shaker Road from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Get your golf on, in the dark, for a cause

A couple weeks ago, I shared the story of Tracy Van Hattum and her 2-year-old son CJ. CJ is a normal, smiley baby except that he has cystic fibrosis. Tracy has spent the past two years raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She hopes research will eventually find a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Firefighters to brave rooftop for charity

Firefighters from Midway Station 1 at 1956 Central Ave. will climb to the roof of the fire station and stay their until $5,000 is raised for needy families in the fire district on Friday, Dec. 2. That's right! From noon on Friday until whenever the goal is met, the firefighters ...

Wanna feel 'The Magic of Christmas?' Here's how

Is it too early for Christmas music and Christmas cheer? At The Music Studio, the time is just right to get in the holiday spirit and on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3 and 4, students hope the community will help them kick-off the holiday season. Students of the 35-year-old music ...

Stuff the bus!

Have you ever dreamed of a bus full of presents? Well, if you have (and even if you haven't) you can make that happen at the "Stuff the Bus" kickoff on Black Friday. The South Colonie Central School District has again teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps to literally ...

2% tax cap confusing? North Colonie can help

School budgets aren't unveiled until sometime in the Spring and voters don't head to the polls until May, but the North Colonie School District is getting a head start on making sure its voters are as informed as possible. The district recently held a forum to explain the property tax ...

In need of yams! And...tomato paste is a vegetable?

Shaker Junior High School's Builder's Club needs your yams! Each year the club collects yams for the annual Equinox House Thanksgiving Dinner and there's two days left to reach a goal of 400 cans of yams. So far it's collected 236 cans, so the club is asking anyone who can ...

North Colonie families: Important recall!

If you're the parent of a North Colonie student, you'll want to read this. The Fresh Market is issuing an "important" recall of certain reusable bags due to lead content. According to information from the district, reusable grocery bags distributed to students by the Fresh Market during the "Goin Green" ...

The life of a poll watcher...

It's going to be a long day for Republican Councilman Dan Dustin as he is playing the role of a "poll watcher" today.

Sheehan and Mahan cast their votes

Today is election day, so I'm sure everyone knows what that means... You guessed it, the obligatory media frenzy around candidates as they vote.

Mahan gets endorsed by Gov. Cuomo

If you get a phone call from Gov. Andrew Cuomo between now and the election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, don't be alarmed. All he is asking you to do is re-elect Supervisor Paula Mahan in her race against Republican candidate Denise Sheehan.

Sebastian's gets its walls smashed in

It was a bit chilly and still dark at 7 a.m., this morning when Columbia Development Companies was set to demolish the former Sebastian's building, an old strip club.

Mahan demands Conners and Sheehan correct themselves

With the election less than two weeks away, Mahan demands the truth comes out

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