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Bethlehem student confronts drug epidemic

In the aftermath of a shocking drug arrest on campus, the latest effort to combat substance abuse comes from one of Bethlehem Central’s own students.

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County Executive Dan McCohy leads annual coat drive

For the fourth year in a row, County Executive Dan McCoy aims to provide coats to homeless veterans.

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Stuyvesant Plaza celebrates first-ever lighting ceremony

Stuyvesant Plaza ushered in the most wonderful time of the year with their first-ever Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

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Local artist is breathing new life into a Victorian Aged artform involving photography

There is something about Monhegan, ME that draws local artist Corlis Carroll to the artists’ island community. It may be how the low rising sun casts long shadows across its rolling hills, it could be the rich history of housing America’s first impressionist artists, but for nearly two decades she has called it home.

Sheila Fuller, Bethlehem’s first woman supervisor, dead at 71

She was a rare gem in today’s politics when she took office in 1993 as the first woman town supervisor in Bethlehem’s long history. Sheila Fuller would continue to lead the town, with her office door wide open, until she decided not to run again in 2003.

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Bethlehem Town Board passes stable budget

Following little feedback from residents, the Bethlehem Town Board passed its annual budget last week with few changes to the draft presented in September.

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Bethlehem Central School District looks into purchasing solar panels

The school district could soon be running about 80 percent of its energy using solar panels. But, as New York tax credit benefits for installing solar panels end at the start of 2016, the district will have to move quickly.

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12: Bethlehem Town Supervisor John Clarkson earns a third term at the helm by a slim margin

John Clarkson has won a third term as Bethlehem town supervisor following a close election that came down to absentee ballots.

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Marty Wendell reflects on a fruitful musical career

Some musicians rest on their laurels once they reach 70 years old. Not Marty Wendell.

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Romanian man arrested for skimming Delmar ATM

Bethlehem police arrested a Romanian man for unlawfully attaching a skimming device to a Trustco Bank ATM in Delmar

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Bethlehem Police arrest man after year-long burglary investigation

Bethlehem Police arrested Alvin W. DuBois, 59, on Monday, Nov. 16, after a year-long burglary investigation.

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Video game audio has evolved from blips and beeps into an art form appreciated by fans and players within a multi-billion dollar industry

From a second floor auditorium in Rensselaer’s West Hall, programming students listened to one of the most accomplished gaming audio engineers in the Western Hemisphere.

‘Spectre’ leaves movie-goers wondering if Daniel Craig is done playing James Bond

Is this the last James Bond? Though it has not been confirmed, there is speculation “Spectre” will be Daniel Craig’s last film portraying James Bond.

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Clarkson wins third term

Absentee ballots decide supervisor election

John Clarkson has won a third term as Bethlehem town supervisor following a close election, which came down to absentee ballots.