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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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Local group gives back to veterans

Jezreel International will open its Miracle Center this weekend

After months of work and planning, Jezreel International will be opening the doors Saturday, Nov. 15, of its Veterans Miracle Center, a store created solely to supply veterans with free basic needs items, from clothing to furniture.

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Troubled motherhood

‘American Medea’ at Skidmore examines the similarities between Euripides’ subject and modern-day examples

While researching the weighty subject of filicide, the deliberate act of a parent killing their own child, for her play “American Medea,” writer and director Holly Derr found herself talking with anyone who would listen.

Guilderland Central School District calls for bids on upgrades

Capital improvements proceed through fog of building study

Capital improvements totaling more than $17 million are proceeding as planned, despite uncertainty over whether Guilderland school district will continue using all its buildings.

LETTER: Registry would prevent further suffering of animals

This letter appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News as a response to our Nov. 5 editorial.

EDITORIAL: Involvement isn’t selective

This editorial appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News.

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No damages in ex-cop’s civil suit

Jury finds in favor of town in court case judge calls ‘extremely complicated’

Former Bethlehem police officer Christopher Hughes was unsuccessful in his civil lawsuit filed against the police chief and town for allegations his First Amendment free speech rights were violated during his years as an officer.

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Hess wheels in its history [photo gallery]

Toy Truck Mobile Museum stops in Slingerlands, showcases its 50-year history

Fascination over Hess’ toy trucks seemed to hold an ageless appeal at a recent and rare showing of the entire collection.

Have a no-cook Thanksgiving

Restaurants offering takeout or holiday service give kitchen-weary hosts a break

Some people love spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen, but it’s not for everyone, and preparing an elaborate holiday meal is just one of the 8.8 million complaints you’ll see if you Google “Thanksgiving stinks.”

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Amedore defeats Tkaczyk in rematch

GOP captures four of the 46th Senate District’s five counties

Amedore, R-Rotterdam, defeated incumbent Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, on Tuesday, Nov. 4, following a heated rematch for the Senate seat Tkaczyk had won two years ago by a little more than a dozen votes.

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Steck holds onto 110th Assembly District seat

Democrat incumbents Fahy, Breslin reelected to state legislature

Democrat incumbent Phil Steck was reelected to the 110th Assembly District with 59 percent of the votes after residents went to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, according to unofficial election results.

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Tonko topples Fischer for congressional seat

Democrat easily sweeps to his fourth two-year term

Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, was elected to his fourth two-year term after election results on Tuesday night, Nov. 4, grew to an insurmountable lead that Jim Fischer, R-Ballston Spa was unable to overcome.

Bethlehem's ride continues through regionals

None of this was supposed to happen. The Bethlehem girls soccer team was too young to contend, too inexperienced to match up with the rest of the Suburban Council.

Poet lends voice to children’s school

Director will portray Emily Dickinson to raise money

Emily Dickinson will be brought to life next month as her poems are recited as part of a local school benefit.

Hopes rise for indoor facility at Colonial Acres

Organization plans to build a sustainable community center

A new partnership could mean the construction of long-awaited indoor facility at Colonial Acres Golf Course.

Former Bethlehem cop unsuccessful in civil case against town

Former Bethlehem police officer Chris Hughes was unsuccessful in his civil case against the town alleging that Chief Louis Corsi had retaliated against him for his union activities and bringing to light the chief's use of a racial slur in a taped conversation.

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Kicking into high gear

Latham man expands Taekwondo lessons to a second Guilderland location

Joe Hasan started his martial arts training at 4 years old and went on to compete in national and international competitions. Now, he’s looking spur other 4-year-olds’ interest in taekwondo.

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Get To Know: Ed McMullen

This Get To Know appears in the Nov. 5 editions of Spotlight News.

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Pipeline extension in town proposed

Mixed reactions at info meeting leading up to environmental assessment

A project to expand a gas pipeline that extends throughout Albany County was met with mixed reactions.

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