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Motel case reaching a potential end

Town of Colonie hopeful to reach a deal with motel owner soon

The yearlong Skylane and Blu-Bell motels’ case is coming to an end. Representatives for the owner, Alex Patel, met with town officials to discuss the fate of the motels.

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Shaker Pointe receives national recognition

Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, a project five years in the making, has been nationally recognized for its dedication to Shaker architecture and remaining environmentally friendly in all steps of the project.

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Four arrested after shots fired in Colonie

Four Easton, Pa., residents are facing felony charges after Colonie police received a call of four shots fired on Arcadia Court Sunday night, Jan. 11.

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State finds Colonie IDA’s finances troubling

The town’s Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is making necessary revisions on state financial reports after the agency recently came under fire for not reporting key financial information.

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Love thy #selfie

Local high school tackles the global phenomenon

The practice of composing a self-portrait dates back several centuries to ancient sculptors who’d depict their likeness into stone. Conversely, what was once an exhibition of one’s artistic talent, the advent of technology and social media has reduced this form of expression as a whimsical and instantaneous declaration of one’s self — the selfie.

Four enter Suburban Council

League admits Albany, Troy, CBA and Schenectady

The Suburban Council is growing.

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State of Colonie

Supervisor Mahan to continue her focus on town’s infrastructure in 2015

Residents no doubt noticed the construction throughout town in the past year, and Supervisor Paula Mahan vowed to continue that work with a promise to further improve the town’s out-of-date infrastructure in 2015.Residents no doubt noticed the construction throughout town in the past year, and Supervisor Paula Mahan vowed to continue that work with a promise to further improve the town’s out-of-date infrastructure in 2015.

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Guilderland man charged with child pornography

A Guilderland man was arrested on child pornography charges after an ongoing investigation traced his Internet Protocol address.

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Bethlehem snaps Shaker's streak

Eagles rally from 13-point deficit to beat Blue Bison in overtime

The Bethlehem girls basketball team did something no other team had done at Shaker since December 2010.

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'Toxic-Free Toys Act' signed into law

Local lawmakers defied calls from toy industry representatives to let state or federal officials draft changes to what levels of chemicals are allowed in children’s products.

Colonie massage parlor raids net prostitution charges

Albany police arrested 10 women working out of four Asian massage spas in the Town of Colonie following an Albany County Sheriff’s Office investigation into potential human trafficking.

Early budgeting for South Colonie

Board of Education to begin planning for the 2015-16 school year budget

The South Colonie School District looked to get an early start on budgeting for the 2015-16 school year, but the efforts were delayed.

Revisisions made to local motel bills

Town of Colonie considers public comments in process

Following public comments at a recent town board public hearing, the proposed local laws regarding motel regulations have been revised with residents’ concerns in mind.

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The key to teaching

Renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori teaches young children the basics of music at The Music Studio

With 27 years of experience under his belt, renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori decided to change his tune for the Capital District, moving from the stage to the front of a classroom.