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Residents feel at home at Beacon Pointe

Memory care program nurtures positive experiences for families

Beacon Pointe is a truly different assisted living community for the memory impaired. The difference is The Peregrine Way.

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Screen printing with a smile

Sawyer’s Screen Printing & Embroidery does all of the work in house

Rob Sawyer started his screen-printing business seven years ago in a rented basement apartment in Albany with a home-built press and light box and several other pieces of equipment that he put together himself.

Get organized with Neat Chic

Owner Catherine Dryden helps her clients get back on track

An organized life is a happy life. At least that’s what Catherine Dryden of Neat Chic Organizing believes.

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Art is alive at Avila

Residents host exhibit featuring works of all kinds and styles

Avila hosted its first annual art exhibition on June 4 in the new Resident Center, displaying works of art submitted by 19 of its talented Avila residents.

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Taking a bite into fighting crime

Albany County Sheriff’s Office initiatives presented to Capital Region Rotary Club

Rotarians got an up-close look into aspects of the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, from a mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle to a transmitter that helps find those who wander.

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Pitching in for Vin

New Blue Creek Elementary playground dedicated in boy’s honor

A North Colonie Elementary school received a new playground over the weekend as volunteers gathered to build the playground in memory of a young boy that died tragically and unexpectedly.

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Get in top shape with Top Form in Delmar

Sports performance training is no longer just for professional athletes.

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Get To Know: Christine McCarroll

This Get To Know appears in the July 16 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

Midway Fire Department looks to build new firehouse

Volunteer company wants input from public before vote

The Midway Fire Department in Colonie is looking to build a new firehouse to replace the current building, which has several problems.

RealtyUSA broker leads the way

Jessica Richer strives to embody the golden rule

Jessica Richer continues to pile up the awards.

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The Animal Hospital provides the latest in care

Veterinary practice also committed to helping animals find their forever homes

The Animal Hospital was established in 1974 and built from the ground up by Dr. Ed Becker on over 22 acres of farmland.

Emergency backup for peace of mind

Ambrose Electric installs top-quality generators and so much more

An extended power outage can be quite the hassle — melting food in the freezer, no lights for hours, no air conditioning and no TV — but a backup generator can help maintain all those comforts. Ambrose Electric can help give homeowners that peace of mind.

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Fundraiser goes to the dogs

Landfill raises money for Mohawk Hudson Humane Society

An interesting partnership resulted in two dogs hanging out and greeting visitors at the landfill who were taking advantage of an opportunity to get rid of their household hazardous waste.

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Putting fitness into focus

Studio 2020 approach appeals to those wary of traditional gyms

Getting into shape doesn’t necessarily require spending hours working out at a gym, because a focused strength training routine makes staying fit no sweat.

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Alleged assault leads police on Northway car chase

State Police arrested a Rensselaer County man, who faces a bevy of charges, after he allegedly violated a stay away order and assaulted the victim.

GUEST COMMENTARY: A different era

This guest commentary appears in the July 16 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

LETTER: Let the oil trains roll through

This letter to the editor appears in the July 16 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

Helping homeowners realize their dreams

Linda Mazzariello is a senior real estate specialist

When it comes to real estate, Linda Mazzariello’s mission is peace of mind.

Sports poll: How many trips will you take to Saratoga Race Course this season?

This sports poll appears in the July 16 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Spotlight takes special editions to the next level

Maintains quality news coverage, community involvement

Newspapers must change with the changing times to remain a vital part of their communities, and Spotlight Newspapers is no exception.

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