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Spotlight News was recognized among the top weekly publications in the state at the New York Press Association spring conference, with the paper’s staff capturing several first-place awards in the group’s annual Better Newspaper Contest.
Trail neighbors say they should have been compensated in recreational deal
A group of property owners neighboring the Albany County Rail Trail are suing the federal government over the recreational corridor.
Town of Coeymans wins national contest by altering its name for a month
The Town of Coeymans has won the Arby’s “Reubenville Challenge” by changing the name of the municipality for a month.
Former Bethlehem police officer Christopher Hughes was sentenced today to five years probation for possessing a fake police identification card.
Depositions revive years-old questions about internal investigation
A judge holds the decision over whether a lawsuit leveled against the Town of Bethlehem and its police chief will be shown to a jury or thrown out, while testimony collected for the case recalls tumultuous times for the town.
Board approves submitting application to state
Colonie is seeking approval from the state to up the amount of trash dumped at the town landfill in what officials call an effort to get the most out of facility.
Bethlehem police have charged a 16-year-old with selling drugs at BC High School following an incident when three students apparently overdosed.
Tech park plans met approval four years ago, work to start Monday
Four years after the stamp of approval was placed on the Vista Tech Park plans, ground will be broken on the massive development in just a few days’ time.
Stormy weather and a dreary economy have impacts on animal shelters
If a poor economy and less money to go around wasn’t enough, the recent impacts of tropical storms on the region have exacerbated problems face by pet owners and animal shelters.
Middle School shed torched, capping summer of destructive acts
Bethlehem police are investigating as arson a fire that burned down a shed near the Bethlehem Central Middle School on Friday, in the latest chapter of what Superintendent Michael Tebbano characterized as a “rash” of escalating acts of vandalism to school property.