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Lower speed limit proposed on Hudson Avenue

Bethlehem officials cite pedestrian usage as primary concern

A road in Bethlehem with a unique speed limit may have it reduced following a request from the town’s highway superintendent.

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Family outing

African American cultural celebration at Empire State Plaza will feature entertainment and activities for all ages

The Empire State Plaza will come alive with a celebration of African American heritage on Saturday, Aug. 2, with African American Family Day scheduled from noon to 7 p.m.

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Oil trains ignite more opposition

McCoy wants Ezra Prentice residents moved away from rail line

As the smell of oil permeated the air and the rumble of oil trains being jerked into motion echoed in the background, residents of public housing in Albany gathered to hear officials ask for more regulations of the transportation of volatile oil.

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No-no for Trevor Kniffin

Ace pitches Bethlehem to Eastern New York State championship

Trevor Kniffin picked a good time to pitch his second career no-hitter.

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Invasive trees being removed in Pine Bush

Commission set to clear 47 acres of black locust trees, reclaim landscape

Hundreds of invasive trees will be removed from the Pine Bush Preserve before next year, which will dramatically shift the landscape in preparation for a native habitat.

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Glenmont sidewalks set to be installed

Construction of pathway along Feura Bush Road to begin at end of month

Construction on new sidewalk along Feura Bush Road in Glenmont is set to begin this month after the Bethlehem Town Board opted to bond for a portion of the project’s costs.

Phase two of cleanup begins

Mercury project on track to finish at the end of the year

The former site of a mercury refinery that borders the towns of Colonie and Guilderland is on track to be cleaned up the end of 2014 as it enters phase two of the project.

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A way to honor Tim

Latham woman who lost her son to suicide wants to sell her family’s land for affordable housing for veterans

Sitting on the remains of an old wooden wagon, Gloria Knorr reminisces how her family has owned the Latham land for 100 years and explains her plans to create a community to memorialize her son.

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The buzz at Farnsworth Middle School garden [video]

Local beekeepers looking to spur interest in honey hobby, offer guidance

Jennifer Ford and Keith Freeman conducted their first beehive inspection Friday morning, July 18, at Farnsworth Middle School’s Organic Garden. The couple has kept beehives at their home since 2008 and started maintaining one at the garden this summer.

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The search begins

Young scientists compete to see who can tell the best science tale

A large stage, four curious judges and 10 contestants with only three minutes to perform.

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Veterans push Albany County legislators on housing plan

Democrats draft last-minute amendment to clear step for Solider On project

Dozens of veterans spoke out against Democratic legislators proposing to stall Solider On’s housing project, which spurred a last-minute amendment to clear a procedural step.

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On the road to Niskayuna

Bethlehem 15s close in on Eastern New York Babe Ruth title and regional berth

The Bethlehem Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars scrapped their way to another playoff victory.

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Taking a bite into fighting crime

Albany County Sheriff’s Office initiatives presented to Capital Region Rotary Club

Rotarians got an up-close look into aspects of the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, from a mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle to a transmitter that helps find those who wander.

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Fundraiser goes to the dogs

Landfill raises money for Mohawk Hudson Humane Society

An interesting partnership resulted in two dogs hanging out and greeting visitors at the landfill who were taking advantage of an opportunity to get rid of their household hazardous waste.