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Marcy Velte

Bethlehem Reporter
518-439-4949 Ext: 427

Marcy Velte is currently the Bethlehem area reporter with Spotlight Newspapers and previously was a general assignment reporter for the Daily Gazette in Schenectady. Marcy is a recent graduate of the journalism program at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she helped to form the school's first online magazine "The Little Rebellion." While in college, Marcy interned with "The Legislative Gazette," a weekly newspaper covering state government from inside the Capitol, where she focused on education.

Recent Stories

New wine bar coming to Delmar

Perfect Blend management eyes new business

The owners of Perfect Blend and Make Me A Cake Next Door are collaborating with a member of their management team to open a new wine bar at Delmar’s Four Corners.

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House of worship to medical practice

Use variance granted for church conversion; community meeting on Van Dyke road power project set

The former Community United in Methodist Church in Slingerlands is set to become Delmar Family Practice after the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals granted a use variance for the project.

Monolith update

Approval of tax breaks for the first tech company inside Vista Technology Campus could take place this week, as the Bethlehem IDA meets Friday, Feb. 27.

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Sushi restaurant rolls in

New Japanese restaurant opens at former Golden Town Buffet location

Nearly a year after the closing of Golden Town Buffet, a new Asian restaurant is opening in its place.

Whooping cough at Elsmere Elm

The Bethlehem Central School District confirmed a case of pertussis, commonly known as Whooping Cough, at Elsmere Elementary.

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Soccer dome complete

Community reception to be held Feb. 27

Standing in the unfinished clubhouse attached to the new indoor soccer dome, Afrim Nezaj seemed pleased with the project’s progression.

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Notes of Encouragement

BCMS students use Post-Its to spread cheer

Piper Lilley had no idea her afternoon television session would soon inspire her whole school to be more cheerful.

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Garden club gives grants

Money will enhance outdoor education initiatives

Two local schools will be making outdoor education improvements after receiving funding from the Bethlehem Garden Club.

Slingerlands Methodist vandalized

Police suspect break-in caused by teens

Police are investigating the break-in and vandalism of the former Community United Methodist Church in Slingerlands.

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Historic church could be restored

Slingerlands Methodist could convert to medical office and apartments

The Community United Methodist Church in Slingerlands may soon see new life as a medical office.

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