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.
Latham writer’s story included in an anthology of tales by Baby Boomer
Being published in an anthology of written wisdom wasn’t necessarily something Linda Berkery had always wanted to do, but she was inspired to take that leap about a year ago after seeing an ad in a magazine seeking written narratives that provided insight and inspiration.
This letter appeared in the Aug. 28, 2013, edition of the Colonie Spotlight.
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.
Results of 2013 primary races in the Town of Colonie.
Public hears about $4.1M plan for Albany-Bethlehem pathway portion
The Albany County Department of Public works held an open house Thursday, Feb. 20, on the third phase of the Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail at Bethlehem Town Hall. The project as proposed is estimated to cost $4.18 million, with county officials needing to cut around $40,000 to stay within budget.
This point of view appears in the Nov. 20 edition of The Spotlight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Due to Albany County's recent redrawing of legislative district boundaries, some residents might find themselves assigned a different polling place.