This editorial appears in the July 1 editions of Spotlight News.
A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain
A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain.
Quick thinking 11-year-old avoided accident, but lost his bike
Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief
Do you think the Tri-City ValleyCats will make the New York-Penn League playoffs in 2015?
Clean Strawberry Short Cake
I get a little sentimental when June arrives, because it’s a month that marks both my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day.
Sweat is not the benchmark to a good workout
Recently in one of our group fitness sessions the question came up about sweat. Sweat is such an ugly word and we don’t like it in my studio, so we call it “glistening.”
Retail therapy may be a prescription for you
Whoever said you can’t buy happiness never experienced the joy of a new pair of shoes.
Town of New Scotland seeks to change agricultural land to commercial
Conversion of agricultural land into commercial development land was the primary topic of discussion at a zoning advisory committee meeting last week.
Old Songs Festival kicks off Friday
If the grounds of the Altamont Fairgrounds could talk, it would spin a yarn of tales about old-time baseball games, automobile exhibitions and the countless of summer romances that blossomed under the carnival lights.
This appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.
Huck Finn’s Playland opens, marking a new lease on life to Latham’s favorite playground
Dozens of eager kids waited with parents at the small train station of Huck Finn’s Playland after it officially opened its gates to customers.
This letter to the editor appears in edited form in the June 24 edition of The Spotlight. The full-length version is running here.
Opera Saratoga to host “Dido and Aeneas” under the stars
The melding of fashion with the arts is a common enough relationship, as one often feeds the other – life imitating art, art imitating life - but, the conscious marriage of art with science is a unique pairing, one guaranteed to be found if Karole Armitage is involved.
This editorial appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.
Albany Country Club celebrates a special anniversary
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Albany Country Club.
Albany belts three triples in victory over Mohawk Valley
A rare show of power helped the Albany Dutchmen complete a home-and-home sweep of Mohawk Valley.
Local agencies work together in case of fuel fire
SCOTIA — The NY Air National Guard’s 109th Arilift Wing hosted a major accident response exercise on June 14 at Stratton Air Base with local emergency agencies. The exercise simulated a tanker truck explosion and included simulated victims played by members of the Civil Air Patrol and Cadets.
Live music everywhere to welcome in summer
What do you get when you mix a beautiful day, some incredible food and great music, with an artsy component thrown into the mix?
Charitable group under Albany Symphony Orchestra fights to keep music alive in area schools
The gift of music leaves a lasting impression on those who receive it.