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Down the rabbit hole

UAlbany to host unconventional performance written in Iran

"White Rabbit, Red Rabbit" has been performed all over the world and in 15 languages, but in each instance a different actor has staged it without a director, a set or even preparation.

GOP candidate pitches platform

Drake, Mahan share thoughts on current state of affairs

Republican candidate for Colonie town supervisor Todd Drake has laid out a platform that chiefly targets the town’s finances and calls for an end to “one-party rule,” a scant few years after the GOP effectively exercised singular control of town government.

S. Colonie looks to the sun for savings

Agreement inked that sets stage for largest public school solar project in state

Educators in the South Colonie Central School District think the future is looking bright when it comes to the electricity bill.

Spotlight recognized at NYPA awards

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.

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Rail Trail at issue in class action lawsuit

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.

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Such a thing as free lunch in Reubenville

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.

Ex-cop gets probation

Former Bethlehem police officer Christopher Hughes was sentenced today to five years probation for possessing a fake police identification card.

Ex-cop’s lawsuit against town in judge’s hands

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.

Colonie looks to dump more trash at landfill

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.

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Police: Teen sold drugs at BCHS, leading to overdoses

Bethlehem police have charged a 16-year-old with selling drugs at BC High School following an incident when three students apparently overdosed.

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