Five nominess. Only one can win. Who is your Section 2 Class AA football player of the year?
Lisha Kill eighth-grader Jacob Haley wins anti-bullying competition
When Lisha Kill eighth-grader Jacob Haley decided to take a stand against bullying after years of enduring it at school, his voice was head throughout the Capital District.
This edition of Get To Know appears in the Nov. 12 Spotlight News.
Jezreel International will open its Miracle Center this weekend
After months of work and planning, Jezreel International will be opening the doors Saturday, Nov. 15, of its Veterans Miracle Center, a store created solely to supply veterans with free basic needs items, from clothing to furniture.
Catholic and Jewish leaders attend afternoon prayer to promote interfaith dialogue
To encourage interfaith discussions among Capital District religious leaders, the Muslim Community Center in Colonie welcomed Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger, along with residents of the Capital District, to an afternoon of lunch and prayer.
‘American Medea’ at Skidmore examines the similarities between Euripides’ subject and modern-day examples
While researching the weighty subject of filicide, the deliberate act of a parent killing their own child, for her play “American Medea,” writer and director Holly Derr found herself talking with anyone who would listen.
Residents petition town to hold discussions in an open meeting
The Town of Colonie is preparing to offer a deal to Alex Patel, owner of the Skylane and Blu-Bell motels, asking that he demolish both motels in exchange for dismissing hundreds of code violations discovered early this year during inspections.
This letter appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News as a response to our Nov. 5 editorial.
This editorial appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News.
Restaurants offering takeout or holiday service give kitchen-weary hosts a break
Some people love spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen, but it’s not for everyone, and preparing an elaborate holiday meal is just one of the 8.8 million complaints you’ll see if you Google “Thanksgiving stinks.”
The Battle of the Bulge was remembered at this year’s Veterans Day Celebration
Students and teachers in the North Colonie school district invited community members to honor veterans for its thirteenth annual Veterans Day Celebration at Shaker High School on Wednesday, Nov. 5, where honored guests spoke of the Battle of the Bulge and eight veterans received the North Colonie Patriot Award.
Democrat incumbents Fahy, Breslin reelected to state legislature
Democrat incumbent Phil Steck was reelected to the 110th Assembly District with 59 percent of the votes after residents went to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, according to unofficial election results.
Democrat easily sweeps to his fourth two-year term
Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, was elected to his fourth two-year term after election results on Tuesday night, Nov. 4, grew to an insurmountable lead that Jim Fischer, R-Ballston Spa was unable to overcome.
Senior catches 10 passes and intercepts two more against CBA
Jordan Zlogar made all the important catches when Shenendehowa needed them the most.
Heritage Society’s annual craft event supports the museum’s mission
The Shaker Heritage Society works year-round to preserve one of the first Shaker settlement sites in America and educate the community on local history, but once a year, the Heritage Society gathers community members to delve back to its roots with the annual Christmas Craft Fair.
This Get To Know appears in the Nov. 5 editions of Spotlight News.
Albany-Colonie and Schenectady organizations take the first step to joining under the same umbrella
After years of working together on projects, the board of directors for the Albany-Colonie Regional and Schenectady chambers of commerce have voted to create a joint task force to further combine resources.
The Colonie Elks Lodge holds its Hoop Shoot Competition for local youth
Following a 42-year tradition, the Colonie Elks Lodge is inviting kids of all ages to the annual Hoop Shoot Competition on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Cicotti Family Recreation Center, 30 Aviation Road in Colonie.
New York State Police are investigating a fatal accident involving three vehicles and a pedestrian that occurred on Interstate 87 in Colonie on Wednesday, Nov. 5, around 7 a.m.
North Colonie board members get a taste of new meals being served in schools to fit federal regulations
During the North Colonie Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 27, Board members were treated by the school district’s food services department to a taste of the new school cuisine.