- Villages at helm of low-key elections | 2 days, 8 hours ago
- The stars within reach | 2 days, 8 hours ago
- Guilderland man charged with computer crimes | 2 days, 8 hours ago
- Village candidate keeps Conservative line | 2 days, 14 hours ago
- Get To Know: Joyce Becker | 3 days, 5 hours ago
- POV: Clean bird feeders prevent disease | 3 days, 6 hours ago
- Expo is out of this world | 3 days, 8 hours ago
The stars within reach 2 days, 8 hours ago
Expo is out of this world 3 days, 8 hours ago
Two arrested on sex trafficking charges at Colonie motel 3 days, 11 hours ago
Albany County Rail Trail enters third phase 3 days, 12 hours ago
- Telephonic 'town hall' on economic development set for Feb. 28
- Watch the NYSOS14 address; Cuomo transcript and presentation
- [STORIFY] Cuomo's 2014 State of the State
- Thacher Park Final Master Plan
- New Scotland 2014 Adopted Budget
- 'Guilderland sophomore rap' transcription [EXPLICIT]
- Community Caregivers announces Burbank hire
- New Scotland 2014 Tentative Budget
- Sports poll: With this year's Class AA boys basketball playoff results, has the Suburban Council become the new Section II power?
- Boys basketball: No Big 10 teams left in Class AA playoffs
- Boys basketball: Shaker duels Green Tech to the final horn
- Girls basketball: Shaker fends off Guilderland in quarterfinals
- Sports poll: Which No. 1 seed has the best chance to win a Section II boys basketball title?
Lifestyle and Entertainment
- Expo is out of this world
- Albany County Rail Trail enters third phase
- The nature of art
- Pizza party lets kids play with their food
- A toast to keep the chill at bay
Letters to the Editor
- LETTER: Let the dead rest in peace
- LETTER: Thank you for saving my life
- LETTER: Sports has no place next to cemetery
- LETTER: Fence needed for soccer park
- LETTER: Science weekend a success
- Guilderland man charged with computer crimes
- Two arrested on sex trafficking charges at Colonie motel
- Offsetting costs of public defenders
- Colonie police are investigating an armed robbery on Exchange Street
- More trouble for Skylane Motel owner
- Wine shop gets 'Tanked'
- Delmar Place joins Atria family
- Town set to shutter Skylane
- Jeweler leaves Crossgates to focus on Colonie store
- Hilton receives final OK
Uncontested races the norm locally, some use paper ballots to keep costs down
Locally this month, there are elections in both the Village of Colonie and Voorheesville, with only the Colonie race seeing a contest. There is also a contested race in the Village of Ravena. Most village elections, however, don’t inspire the same political discourse of town, county or state races and the county Board of Elections often isn't involved.
Astronaut talks to Shaker students about her career and the importance of science
Shaker High School brought in a NASA astronaut recently to talk to students about the importance of physics and engineering and the future of space exploration after the U.S. abandoned its space shuttle program.
The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Latham on Friday, Feb. 28, arrested Gabriel Rodriguez, 39, of Guilderland, for felony computer trespass and falsifying business records in the first degree along with a misdemeanor charge of official misconduct.
County steps in to clear up ballot confusion
This year’s election cycle in the Village of Colonie is shaping up to be more contentious than in years past, with three candidates vying for two trustees seats.
This appears in the March 5 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.
Free event at Empire State Plaza features cool costumed characters, live shows, vendors and more
The Blums are the typical American family ... two kids, jobs and a house in Upstate New York. That is, until the weekend comes and the family transforms into the bad guys from “Star Wars.”
The Albany County Sheriff's Office arrested two City of Troy residents Tuesday, March 4, on sex trafficking charges following a tip on the whereabouts of an endangered 21-year-old woman.
Public hears about $4.1M plan for Albany-Bethlehem pathway portion
The Albany County Department of Public works held an open house Thursday, Feb. 20, on the third phase of the Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail at Bethlehem Town Hall. The project as proposed is estimated to cost $4.18 million, with county officials needing to cut around $40,000 to stay within budget.
Thacher Nature Center to host annual environment-inspired art exhibit, offering art classes
Artistic inspiration comes from a variety of sources, but one local art show is rooted in Mother Nature’s visual appeal.
Albany County gets $656k grant for Counsel at First Appearance program
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced the county was awarded $656,000 of state grant funding for the Counsel at First Appearance Project on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The three-year grant will be used to provide legal representation during arraignment to those who cannot afford an attorney.
Pizza night is always a fun treat for the family, but deciding what type of pizza to order can be tricky if one has younger children who are picky eaters.
Forum focuses on Common Core problems facing special education
Senators Cecilia Tkaczyk and Neil Breslin and Assembly members John McDonald and Phil Steck listened to comments from several speakers Tuesday, Feb. 11, discussing how implementation of the Common Core curriculum has exacerbated challenges for students with special needs.
Low temperatures and a snowier than usual winter has left many older people on fixed incomes struggling to pay their heating bills. For the past few years, Colonie Senior Service Centers has stepped in to help by hosting the Warmth of Wine fundraiser.
Guilderland pulls away from CBA in second half to win quarterfinal contest
For the first time since the state added Class AA to its boys basketball playoff structure a decade ago, a Big 10 team has failed to make it to the Section II semifinals.