Party set to celebrate Rail Trail portion opening; further improvements eyed for bicyclists
Friends of the Rail Trail will celebrate the official opening of a new three-mile section running through New Scotland as efforts continue toward expanding the trail’s size and usage.
Ricky the Robot teaches Glenmont first graders about technology
The Glenmont Elementary School teacher Peter Rawitsch has been introducing robotic technology to first graders for more than 25 years.
Some shoppers seeking door-buster deals found themselves leaving with more than a bargain after parking their car in the wrong spot.
This editorial appears in the Dec. 4 edition of Spotlight Newspapers.
With the Suburban Council season starting Friday, we want to know which boys basketball team you believe will be the best overall in the league.
A charity organization with a new chapter started this summer by University at Albany students will be warehousing locally collected items in Bethlehem.
Old Songs hosts monthly gatherings featuring simple moves and a social element
Dancing isn’t everyone’s favorite activity, but one local man bets he can get even the most reluctant of dancers off the sideline and moving in no time.
Holiday traditions may have been a little different in the late 1700s when the iconic Ten Broeck Mansion was built atop an Albany hill, but more than 200 years later, the historic home continues to welcome visitors for the holidays.
A.G. Irons puts veteran Eagles through their paces with tough scrimmages
A.G. Irons wasn't going to wait until the start of the Suburban Council season to test his Bethlehem boys basketball team.
This article originally appeared in the November issue of Capital District Parent Pages.
Senior forward's health issues are almost in the rear view mirror
The 2012-13 season was difficult for Matt Cerutti and the Guilderland boys basketball team.
Mamaroneck scores goals in bunches to beat Bethlehem
The season is two games old, and already Bethlehem hockey coach Andre Rodrigue is tired of seeing his team fall behind early.
Company spending $3B to upgrade electric infrastructure
Tackling some of what the worst winter storms inflicts has National Grid “hot stick” workers preparing for the chilly reality of living in the Northeast.
Rock climbing, caving, mountain biking and more trails pitched for park
A series of improvements are being planned for John Boyd Thacher State Park and Thompson’s Lake Park. Capital improvements and operational enhancements will occur during the next 10 to 15 years.
Delmar native Grace Ayer was named the Empire 8 Women's Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week Monday evening.
Town Board adopts spending plan raising taxes 1.7 percent, reserves tapped for $334k
The New Scotland Town Board on Wednesday, Nov. 13, unanimously adopted next year’s budget totaling almost $7.16 million and holds an overall property tax levy increase of 1.7 percent.
DA's Office provides tips for consumers and retailers to combat crimes
Albany County District Attorney David Soares is warning people to be aware of the potential for identity theft and counterfeit currency as the holiday shopping season kicks off.
This appears in the Nov. 27 edition of Spotlight Newspapers.
Glenmont Elementary School PTA's Project Playground received a $10,000 grant from CSXT Corporation.
Local events let people run, walk or dance away those Thanksgiving calories
With Thanksgiving a few days away, some people are looking for ways to keep themselves off the couch and the calories at bay.