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Marcy Velte is currently the Bethlehem area reporter with Spotlight Newspapers and previously was a general assignment reporter for the Daily Gazette in Schenectady. Marcy is a recent graduate of the journalism program at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she helped to form the school's first online magazine "The Little Rebellion." While in college, Marcy interned with "The Legislative Gazette," a weekly newspaper covering state government from inside the Capitol, where she focused on education.
Pizza night is always a fun treat for the family, but deciding what type of pizza to order can be tricky if one has younger children who are picky eaters.
Developer agrees to adjust building location at Wemple Road site
Construction of the proposed soccer dome on Wemple Road is moving forward after developers agreed to move the location of where the facility would be built on the property.
Assisted living community becomes part of national chain
Delmar Place is under new management after Atria Senior Living acquired the facility in December.
An uptick in snowy owl sightings thrills local bird enthusiasts
Snowy owls have landed at the airport and according to local bird club members, the creatures have been seen there for more than a month.
In an effort to raise money for needed repairs and upgrades to St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church in Watervliet, the congregation’s women have compiled hundreds of family recipes into a new cookbook.
Girl runs toy drive for local kids in need
Lily Killar, 16, has operated her own holiday toy collection and distribution to Albany families since elementary school.
Event is a way for former soldiers to reminisce and make new friends
For the past three years, Delmar resident Frank DeSorbo has organized a local recognition and remembrance ceremony for veterans of the European invasion known as D-Day. This year he is holding an additional holiday party.
A charity organization with a new chapter started this summer by University at Albany students will be warehousing locally collected items in Bethlehem.
Local events let people run, walk or dance away those Thanksgiving calories
With Thanksgiving a few days away, some people are looking for ways to keep themselves off the couch and the calories at bay.
Former deputy exec now information officer; drug case still pending in court
Former Albany County Deputy Executive Christine Quinn returned to work with the county last week after taking a nearly two month leave of absence following her arrest on drug possession charges.