The dirt was flying and hoofs thundering at the Double M Rodeo August 11. This Gallery shows the courage of the performers during the event. Lots of pictures to see.
Mike Mineau's two goals lift Jets to home win
Shaker/Colonie put an end to Saratoga's bid for an undefeated Capital District High School Hockey League season by beating the Blue Streaks 5-2 Friday at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Community reaches out as Colonie family mourns daughter
In the four short years of her life, Rita Rizk taught her parents how to be patient, and more importantly, how to be happy.
Groups are looking to attract new flights and airlines
The Albany Inter-national Airport has teamed up with several chambers of commerce in the Capital District to put forth an application for a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to either bring in another airline or create new flight destinations.
Investigation continuing on fatal incident at a Motel on Central Ave.
A woman was pronounced dead shortly after 6:23 a.m. Sunday from lacerations suffered at a Super 8 Motel on Central Avenue.
Organization says CSSC director’s involvement is “integral”
The Alzheimer’s Association and the Colonie Senior Services Center have created a closer working relationship with the election of CSSC Executive Director Edward Neary to the organization’s board in late July.
Car overturns during accident
A 2004 Ford Suburban ended up on its side after being t-boned on Route 9R on Thursday morning after it was making a left-hand turn.
Last week, we at The Spotlight announced that we — along with our many community partners — are planning a series of debates for primary and general elections for offices throughout the Capital District.Well, that is only one facet of the wonderful local election coverage we have planned for you this fall.
Emergency Services Center Activated and on Alert
The Town of Colonie began preparing several days ago for the possibility of significant adverse weather conditions as a result of Hurricane Irene.
Candidate has own interpretation of possible expansion
Documents pertaining to the landfill have been made public since the signing of the contract between the Town of Colonie and Waste Connections, and although Republican candidate for supervisor Denise Sheehan said they show the town underestimated the true value of the landfill, town maintains the numbers reveal otherwise.
Family to plant tree in honor of Eric Schneider in the Crossings
Eric Schneider never lived in Colonie but his tragic story has touched the lives of so many in the town that they will soon plant a maple tree in his honor in the Crossings of Colonie Park.
Seventeen were arrested on drunk driving charges over the Labor Day weekend.
Schmitz, Haraden win two individual events for Scotties
The Section II girls swimming season started Wednesday with victories by Ballston Spa and Bethlehem.
Colonie: Man upset over personal issues goes missing
Colonie police said the man who went missing earlier this morning has been found.
District officials say more properties brought lower tax rate
The South Colonie Central School District’s Board of Education adopted new tax rates on Tuesday, Aug. 30, with rates in the Town of Colonie coming in a little under what was previously projected.
Ivory Coast judge Ehonou Manlan makes a stop in Colonie
Ivory Coast Judge Ehounou Manlan was continuing his search to find more ways to fight corruption and governmental abuse in his second trip to the United States when he toured Colonie’s Public Safety Building on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Due to Albany County's recent redrawing of legislative district boundaries, some residents might find themselves assigned a different polling place.
Organizers look to increase turnout from last year’s 5k run/walk
For its second event, organizers for the Emergency Services 5k Run and Walk are looking to get straight to the point and are focusing on the competition and exercising aspect of the event.
For the thirteenth consecutive year, our community will be coining together to participate in the Walk to Cure Diabetes, sponsored by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Artistic Director Kristen Caesar says program educates young actors
Colonie will soon have a chance to experience professional theater actors performing musical numbers from some of the more well-known Broadway musicals on Aug. 23 at Cook Park and the Aug. 25 at the Crossings of Colonie, and the actors are only 14-18 years old.