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Photo Gallery: Get your kicks at Double M Rodeo

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.

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Hockey: Shaker/Colonie stuns Saratoga

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.

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Letter: Mandated programs need another look

This letter appeared in the Aug. 28, 2013, edition of the Colonie Spotlight.

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County nursing home set for nearly $2.5M in fixes

Several modernizations and improvements are scheduled for the Albany County Nursing Home, which will be bonded over the next two years for a total of $2.456 million.

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Albany County Rail Trail enters third phase

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.

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Colonie primary results

Results of 2013 primary races in the Town of Colonie.

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Four years of love

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.

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POV: Learning lessons on fire prevention

This point of view appears in the Nov. 20 edition of The Spotlight.

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Wisdom at any age

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.

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Library trains Etsy entrepreneurs

Program at Albany’s Main Branch helps artisans get their online shops up and running

The Internet has served as a source of income for many over the years, with such well-established commercial hubs as Amazon.com and eBay.

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Ed Neary elected to Alzheimer’s board

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.

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DWI sweep nets 17 arrests

Seventeen were arrested on drunk driving charges over the Labor Day weekend.

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Ballston Spa, Bethlehem swim to opening victories

Schmitz, Haraden win two individual events for Scotties

The Section II girls swimming season started Wednesday with victories by Ballston Spa and Bethlehem.

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UPDATE: Missing Colonie man found

Colonie: Man upset over personal issues goes missing

Colonie police said the man who went missing earlier this morning has been found.

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Touching hearts from a thousand miles away

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.

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Woman dies from lacerations in Colonie

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.

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Chambers and airport join forces

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.

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Dump docs detail value

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.

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Town of Colonie readies for Hurricane Irene

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.

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Accident in Latham ends with no injuries

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.

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