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Shaker Pointe receives national recognition

Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, a project five years in the making, has been nationally recognized for its dedication to Shaker architecture and remaining environmentally friendly in all steps of the project.

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‘Miracle’ needed to preserve barn

Relocation of former LeVie barn seems unlikely before nearing deadline

Only photographs and other documentation are likely to remain as evidence of the historic Hilton barn after this summer. Relocation costs are proving too great for the massive post and beam structure.

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Love thy #selfie

Local high school tackles the global phenomenon

The practice of composing a self-portrait dates back several centuries to ancient sculptors who’d depict their likeness into stone. Conversely, what was once an exhibition of one’s artistic talent, the advent of technology and social media has reduced this form of expression as a whimsical and instantaneous declaration of one’s self — the selfie.

Four enter Suburban Council

League admits Albany, Troy, CBA and Schenectady

The Suburban Council is growing.

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Guilderland man charged with child pornography

A Guilderland man was arrested on child pornography charges after an ongoing investigation traced his Internet Protocol address.

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New year, new library director

Altamont Free Library trustees appoint Joseph Burke to leadership post

Altamont Free Library Board of Trustees selected Joseph Burke to be the library’s new director last month from a pool of 19 candidates. Burke officially stepped into his new role on New Year’s Day, with his contract initially for one-year.

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Bethlehem snaps Shaker's streak

Eagles rally from 13-point deficit to beat Blue Bison in overtime

The Bethlehem girls basketball team did something no other team had done at Shaker since December 2010.

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Police: Gloversville pair nabbed with heroin

Guilderland police early Saturday morning, Jan. 10, approached a vehicle parked in the middle of Route 155 and allegedly found the driver and passenger to be in possession of heroin.

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'Toxic-Free Toys Act' signed into law

Local lawmakers defied calls from toy industry representatives to let state or federal officials draft changes to what levels of chemicals are allowed in children’s products.

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Guilderland police seeking information on armed robber

Guilderland police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man that allegedly robbed a gas station at gunpoint.

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The key to teaching

Renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori teaches young children the basics of music at The Music Studio

With 27 years of experience under his belt, renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori decided to change his tune for the Capital District, moving from the stage to the front of a classroom.

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Monsters on the loose

Monster Jam to unleash vehicular mayhem

Either from the immense heights to which they are built — measuring as high as 11 feet — or the primal scream emitted by the revving of a 1500-horsepower engine, the given name of Monster Truck is fitting.

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Voorheesville Blackbirds fall in OT

The Voorheesville boys basketball team pushed Schalmont into overtime before falling to the Colonial Council Liberty Division-leading Sabres 59-53 Friday, Jan. 9, in Rotterdam.

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A city’s lost heritage

Albany residents regain perspective of life in storied South End

Once upon a time, the governor took the visiting princess on a journey to survey his capital city. As they both traveled by car over potholed streets and tenant houses in shambles, the governor was said to be embarrassed. Is that not how stories with princesses usually go?