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Sending books abroad

Local Girl Scout troop helps start library for African school

One local Girl Scout troop has embodied the advocacy role promoted by the national organization by starting a library for an African primary school.

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Get To Know: Steve Frank

This appears in the May 6 editions of Spotlight News.

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Raise a glass of water

Latham Water District recognized for projects, best taste

Despite recent winter challenges, the Latham Water District was nationally recognized recently, winning three awards so far this year.

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Photo Gallery- Shaker vs Burnt hills - Boys Lacrosse - Varsity and JV

Boys Lacrosse teams from North Colonie traveled to Burnt Hills on May 5 to take on the Spartans.

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Granting wishes

Guilderland teens organize local benefit concert

Metrohead is on a mission.

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Paula Mahan announces reelection bid

Colonie supervisor announces plans for fifth term

Town of Colonie Supervisor Paula Mahan announced this past weekend that she will be seeking reelection for a fifth term.

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Party in the park

Annual event continues to provide live music from today, and cherished traditions from the past

Frogs chirping in our backyard is a brief, telltale sign each year that summer is coming. That, and Tulip Festival.

EDITORIAL: Being a mother

This editorial appears in the May 6 editions of Spotlight News.

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Ashton’s Way

Southgate walkway officially dedicated to late student

The North Colonie community gathered late last week at the Southgate Elementary playground to see the result of two years of work done in memory of Ashton Jojo.

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Here’s a toast

Bethlehem Toastmasters celebrates 90 years, accepting new members

As the Bethlehem Toastmasters say goodbye to a founding member, the organization celebrates its 90th anniversary with an open house to welcome new ones.

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Taking charge

Women in leadership positions speak to North Colonie students

Students from North Colonie school district were treated to a question and answer panel, where prominent women in the community gave advice about career and dealing with discrimination.

What once was lost

Vintage video games continue to provide fun for today’s family

Generation X cringed at the news last month as a video of Bo Jackson having to explain his greatness to an unbeknownst teenager went viral.

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Printing a helping hand

Siena students print 3D superhero-themed hand for Ohio boy

Jack Carder, a 5-year-old Ohio boy, was born with only minimal use of a partially formed right hand, but a group of Siena College students have worked to change that.

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Howe you like caves?

Local attraction is re-opening founder’s original tour after more than 100 years

Guy Schiavone has been an employee of Howe Caverns for more than a dozen years, and even he got excited over the prospect of walking through the attraction’s newest tour.

EDITORIAL: Police did well Friday

This editorial appears in the April 29 editions of Spotlight News.

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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.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sustainable Eating

This letter to the editor appears in the April 22 edition of the Colonie Spotlight

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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.

Get To Know: Melissa Kermani

This appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.

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.

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