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EDITORIAL: Navigating the future

This editorial appears in the July 1 editions of Spotlight News.

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Crossing bats

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.

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Flash on wheels

Quick thinking 11-year-old avoided accident, but lost his bike

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Thanks, Chief

Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief

Sports poll for the week of June 30 - July 6

Do you think the Tri-City ValleyCats will make the New York-Penn League playoffs in 2015?

Balancing the scales

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.

We glisten

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.”

Fashion: Doctor, Doctor. Give me some shoes!

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.

Resident input sought on zoning laws

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.

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Altamont set to take you back

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.

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Get To Know: Joe Bruno

This appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.

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Same face, different place

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.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Democratic leaders get it wrong ... again

This letter to the editor appears in edited form in the June 24 edition of The Spotlight. The full-length version is running here.

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Dancing with the stars

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.

EDITORIAL: Something old is new again

This editorial appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.

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125 years and counting

Albany Country Club celebrates a special anniversary

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Albany Country Club.

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Albany Dutchmen: Bats come alive at home

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.

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Air Guard and Stratton hosts tanker disaster drill

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.

Ramblin’ down the Hudson

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?

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Champions of music

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.

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