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Keeping veterans warm

Katie’s Koats collects outerwear to help those in need

At areas around the Capital District, residents will once again find drop boxes for Katie’s Koats to provide warmth to the homeless and veterans around the area during winter months.

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Get To Know: Sabre Sarnataro

This week's Get To Know appears in the Nov. 19 editions of Spotlight News.

New Scotland OKs $7.2M budget within tax cap

Spending plan holds 1.94 percent property levy tax increase

Town Board members adopted next year’s budget totaling almost $7.23 million, which stays within the tax cap while tapping about $70,000 less from fund balances.

LETTER: Community helps ’Birds soar

This Letter to the Editor appears in the Nov. 19 edition of The Spotlight.

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It’s a wonder

Voorheesville Middle School Drama Club to present a musical twist on a classic this weekend

Two years ago, Stefanie DeFronzo took a summer workshop at the Mac-Haydn Theatre in Chatham and played the white queen in the musical “Wonderland.”

‘Animals’ magnetism

Director to begin casting in the Capital District for film that has become a labor of love

A Brooklyn-based production team – headed by acclaimed documentary director, Jeremiah Zagar – is preparing to spend the summer filming in the Capital District, and is currently auditioning local talent in search of the lead role.

LETTER: Kenwood Avenue sidewalk needs updating

This Letter to the Editor appears in the Nov. 19 edition of The Spotlight.

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The man behind the wimpy kid

Author of popular series talks to Guilderland students

Three years after trying to get syndicated and years after the first draft was sketched out, a wimpy kid finally got his time in the spotlight. That light is still shining, too.

In Your Own Words: Bethlehem middle schoolers practice global giving

This column appears in the Nov. 19 edition of The Spotlight.

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Utility substation proposed

Some concerned about Van Dyke site’s proximity to schools

The public hearing for a proposed National Grid substation in Delmar will be extended as the utility prepares more information for the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals.

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Tapping into a children’s classic

Performer puts an urban twist on ‘Peter and the Wolf’

Cartier Williams, who stars in the debut of “Peter and the Wolf, An Urban Tale” on Nov. 21 and 22 at The Egg Center for Performing Arts, said he was looking to bring an updated classic to the stage.

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EDITORIAL: All aboard the toy train

This editorial appears in the Nov. 19 editions of Spotlight News.

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New sidewalks on Feura Bush

Phase two of the project to begin next year

Residents and local officials celebrated the first phase of sidewalk installed along Feura Bush Road last week.

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Cumberland Farms rezone gets the OK

Guilderland Town Board will vote on change for Route 20 property, tied to DOT follow up review

Town planners have clashed with developers of a proposed Cumberland Farms at a busy intersection, but a compromise was reached to allow for the rezone.

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Why and how you should use your credit card for holiday spending

Spotlight on Finance

: According to the National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, the average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa and/or Hanukkah will spend $804.42 in 2014. Many of us will at least partially use credit cards for these purchases. This article provides readers with an overview of how credit cards, if used responsibly, can be help people earn valuable rewards and better manage their holiday spending. It also provides readers with tips on how to make their online shopping experience more secure.

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Putting a shine on the season

Capital Holiday Lights in the Park a tradition for many area families

When Lenny Ricchiuti speaks of the Capital Holiday Lights in the Park, he speaks proudly of how the annual event has become a tradition.

Sports poll: Who is the top Class AA football player?

Five nominess. Only one can win. Who is your Section 2 Class AA football player of the year?

North Rockland ends Bethlehem’s run

Young Eagles eliminated in state semifinals

Young, resilient and fearless, the Bethlehem girls soccer team would not back down from the odds thrown at them, all the way through earning Section 2 and regional Class AA girls soccer championships.

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Following the path of peace

Delmar woman honored for her tireless dedication to social justice

Maud Easter attended her first peace demonstration when she was a college freshman to protest against nuclear testing.

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Get To Know: Joe Hasan

This edition of Get To Know appears in the Nov. 12 Spotlight News.

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