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Lofty ambitions in mind

New principal sees La Salle as home to future leaders of a challenging global community

Dr. Paul Fallon has a doctorate in education.

Point of View: Imperfectly okay

Societal pressures over body image felt by all body types

There was something peculiar about Carla as she approached me from across the room. Her gait was unsteady and she looked confused as she navigated the crowded room of the home where we’d gathered to sit Shiva.

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Hitting the road to explore good reads

New York Library Association president takes roadtrip with son

Fifty libraries in ten days. That is the feat father and son Jeremy and Jack Johannesen have set themselves this summer.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Careful planning for zoning

This letter to the editor appears in the July 29 edition of The Spotlight.

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Get To Know: Pat Stever

This appears in the July 29 editions of Spotlight News.

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Lending a hand close to home

Town transfer station a donation site for Habitat for Humanity

Nearly eight months after the idea was first proposed, residents will now be able to donate gently-used home goods for those in need, instead of putting them by the curb for the trash.

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Local woman leaves legacy in stone

Slingerlands resident donates rock collection to miSci museum

After spending a lifetime building a 2,500 piece mineral collection, Bertha Kotlow of Slingerlands will now have parts of her collection displayed at the Museum of Science and Innovation (miSci) in Schenectady.

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Dueling chefs

“Chopped” inspired cook off unfolded at The Atria center

And the secret ingredient is: a policeman?

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The breakfast club

Two guys and a list of more than 300 diners reviewed

What started as a concerted effort between two childhood friends to remain in touch, has developed over the years as a tour of regional diners.

EDITORIAL: No end to income inequality

This editorial appears in the July 29 editions of Spotlight News.

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Master of the board

Grogin wins title at international competition

Adam Grogin’s specialty is breaking boards.

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Volunteer EMS now paid positions

Decrease in number of volunteers leads to policy change

The Voorheesville Area Ambulance, formerly a volunteer-run organization, is now hiring a third party to pay EMS workers as a result of declining volunteerism.

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Bethlehem: Fresh faces lead GOP ticket

Party’s platform focuses on restoring town services

With younger, fresh-faced candidates, members of the town’s Republican party are hoping 2015 is their year.

Keeping it local

Altamont Country Values buys and sells regional goods

Altamont Country Values is a small, family-owned business, supplying the area with backyard farm, garden, pet and farm animal goods.

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Local dentists provide perfect smiles

Dental group provides comfortable and friendly atmosphere at Voorheesville office

Dr. Steven Lysenko and Dr. Danielle Lloyd’s dental office, located at 17 Maple Road in Voorheesville, has been committed to serving the Capital District since 1971.

Gallery offers devotion

Exhibit and store offering work from local artists

MIK Gallery opened May 2015, and has already attracted a full and colorful roster of regional fine artists in this no-pressure, high-quality art zone.

The next generation

Pete Tryon keeps Field Realty’s tradition going strong

Field Realty is a locally owned real estate agency in Latham that has been in the Capital Region for decades.

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Back in circulation

Whitney Book Corner breathes new life to old library books

Opened in 2002 with a generous bequest from Friends of the Library member Patricia Whitney, the Whitney Book Corner is located at 600 Union St. in Schenectady, just a short block from the Schenectady County Public Library.

Family farm market with old-time feel

Cider pressed and served by three generations of family

At Lakeside Farms Country Market and Restaurant in Ballston Lake, it’s all about family.

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Getting to the quick of the story

Award-winning journalist pens the stories that define the Saratoga tourists may not take the time to see

Thomas Dimopoulos is no stranger on the streets of Saratoga.

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