Competition to build the best hay man in its third year
A scarecrow presiding over a cornfield is as common in the farmlands of the Capital District as it is a staple of Halloween imagery.
This editorial appears in the Oct. 8 editions of Spotlight News.
This October, get your dose of chills and thrills at these local haunts
Deep within the basement of Proctors in Schenectady, Greg Rubusto and his Tri-City New York Paranormal Society team were investigating what many had already suspected of the 88-year old vaudeville house: that it’s haunted.
Shaker junior adds to Grout Run winnning streak
Shaker’s Maryanna Lansing put her name in the Grout Run record books Saturday, Oct. 4.
Two pilots fly to 49 state capitals over two week
In an effort to raise awareness about the smaller municipal airports, two private pilots are flying to all the capitals in the lower 48 states and Alaska in a single-engine plane over the course of 14 days.
This Get To Know appears in the Oct. 1 editions of Spotlight News.
Spindles on Remsen holds its official grand opening
With an increased demand for food, arts and entertainment, the Spindle City has seen abandoned buildings find new life.
Nine Pin Cider Works benefits from new legislation
New York’s first licensed farm cidery, which creates hard cider from 100 percent New York apples, has taken full advantage of recent state legislation that creates opportunities for local businesses.
Student Film Festival will screen the works of 10 finalists
In the course of a single minute, 100 hours of video are uploaded onto YouTube.com. The amount of material that has amassed on the website since its creation nearly 10 years ago has reached a point where the company’s content database scans through the equivalent of 400 years of blooper, prank, monologue, gaming and cat videos every day.
Spotlight Sports poll question for Oct. 1, 2014
This editorial appears in the Oct. 1 editions of Spotlight News.
Candidates for the 46th Senate District meet for first debate of the election season
One of the most contentious state senate races is on track to be a cutthroat contest featuring a rematch between two candidates looking for a knockout victory.
This appears in the Oct. 1 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.
Annual event welcomes season with food, fun and fast cars
The leaves are starting to turn and the air is getting chillier so it can mean only one thing in Guilderland: It’s time to slurp some soup.
Bringing Cirque du Soleil’s vibrant ‘Dralion’ costumes to the stage requires a wardrobe team that can think on its feet
It’s East meets West with a circus twist in downtown Albany for the final run of “Dralion.”
Albany teen dominates the field in Crossings 5K Challenge
Michael Cuke started road racing this year, but running is in his genes.
Blue Bison remain unbeaten with win over Bethlehem
Ten games into the season, Shaker is the only undefeated Suburban Council boys soccer team.
DEC holds clinic for would-be anglers at Six Mile Waterworks
Many people who go fishing can tell you all about how relaxing it can be, and it’s not too late for those who don’t fish to enjoy those same benefits.
Delmar artist finds he is drawn to painting pastures
Several years ago, Robert Lynk was passing a field in Westerlo when he decided to stop and take a picture.
This Get To Know appears in the Sept. 24 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.