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Crisafulli embarking on new projects

Crisafulli Associates receive concept acceptance, apartments and offices

Crisafulli Associates took the first steps toward breaking ground on new projects in the Town of Colonie, including a new apartment complex and a second office building along Albany Shaker Road.

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LEGENDS live at the circus

Mythological creatures at The Greatest Show On Earth®

There are iconic images conjured within the mind once one thinks about the circus coming to town.

National retailers eye local property

Large retail site on Albany Shaker Road pending Zoning Board of Appeals approval

As the first Sonic restaurant in the Capital District prepares a grand opening this summer, a Massachusetts developer is looking to get a special use permit approved for a site totaling about 5.7 acres.

Redistricting proposal redraws town lines

Proposed map places Kuhn into a different Bethlehem legislative district, quelling primary bid

Another legal battle is looming over county legislature district lines, because Bethlehem Democrats claim the new plan submitted to the court unnecessarily shifts lines within the town.

North Colonie school board approves budget

Budget of $102.7 million passes for 2015-16 school year

North Colonie’s Board of Education unanimously voted yes to a $102.7 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, which includes initiatives for full-day kindergarten and new state mandates for English language learners.

Fashion: Suit up to legendary status

An auto-pilot approach to your attire is another way to success

Uniforms. I am not talking police, fire or medical professional.

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Finding a missing piece

UAlbany study finds why climate models have it wrong

Climate change has been a polarizing topic of science often debated within the least logical forums of politics.

County legislators OK fracking waste ban

Local law would prohibit disposal of hydraulic fracturing waste at landfills

Hydraulic fracturing is banned statewide, but county legislators want to ensure none of the waste produced from the natural gas extraction method enters local landfills.

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History of resistance

International WWII exhibit displayed at Shaker High

The White Rose exhibit has traveled the world, going from schools and universities to libraries, and last week, Shaker High School had a chance to display it.

Maxi(mise) simplicity

The maxi dress is an easy choice of attire, puts accessories in the limelight

Before we know it, the summer will be in full swing. Your trips are probably planned; flights made, hotels booked. However, your luggage is probably missing two very important pieces to make your dressing simplified and flawless.

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Music is good brain food

LaSalle Institute knows a little something about music and schooling

For nearly a quarter century, LaSalle Institute has outfitted itself as one of the premier music programs on the primary school level here in the Capital District.

A sign of the past restored

Revamped Westgate Plaza sign relit in ceremony

Long-time area residents may have already noticed a change to the Westgate Plaza sign, after its several month absence from its Central Avenue home.

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Methodical madness

Capital Rep takes on Hamlet; curtain up April 21

The latest adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet takes to the stage at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, promising to provide audience members a trip to Elsinore with a twist of Downton.

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Show some love to a favorite park

Events at local parks highlight annual 'I Love My Park Day.’

Even a park could use a little bit of spring-cleaning before flowers bloom and wildlife roam, along with many eager trail-goers and bird watchers.