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Dentists restore confident smiles

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.

More impressionable than a bite

As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a first impression.

Build your own burger at Roux

After 30 years of restaurant experience, Marisa Teller yearned to open her own business.

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Sushi restaurant rolls in

New Japanese restaurant opens at former Golden Town Buffet location

Nearly a year after the closing of Golden Town Buffet, a new Asian restaurant is opening in its place.

Whooping cough at Elsmere Elm

The Bethlehem Central School District confirmed a case of pertussis, commonly known as Whooping Cough, at Elsmere Elementary.

Big name for Symphony

The Grammy Award winning Albany Symphony Orchestra is to announce the details of the upcoming 2015-2016 season, among which is to include a major celebrity soloist.

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Every woman

Netflix star speaks about the lonely world of being transgender

As Laverne Cox walked onto the main stage of the University at Albany Performing Arts Center, the filled auditorium greeted her with applause and shouts.

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Vista eyes cashing in county’s $1M grant

Promised funds tied creating 500 jobs, legislators must release funds

Vista Technology Campus developers are looking to cash in on a more than decade-old agreement with Albany County for $1 million.

EDITORIAL: Don’t be a baby

This editorial appears in the Feb. 18 editions of Spotlight News.

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Feel at home at Joyelles

Delmar store owner celebrates 25 years in June

Joyelles Fine Jewelers has been a fixture in the Delmar community for more than a quarter century, and being so, Mary Vail and her crew have developed a familial bond with their local customers.

Upstate: Aged like a fine wine

When you’ve been in business as long as Upstate Wine & Spirits Co. in Elsmere, you pick up on a few things.

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Tips for surviving a divorce financially intact

For many, it is easy to avoid the difficult, especially when the topic is money and the “difficult” is discussing divorce and finances. We think: it won’t come to that or I’ll cross that bridge when I get to it or the lawyers will handle it. And that’s understandable—divorce is one of the most stressful things a person can go through in life. However, to ignore it, to not confront it and plan for it can be a costly mistake.

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Embossing accessibility

Bethlehem Public Library offering braille library cards, volunteer effort on braille book labels

Receiving a library card is a milestone for some children, but for Kelly Cusack the moment had little fanfare since she could not read it.

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Bethlehem Central School District kicks off budget talks

Bethlehem Central School District’s 2015-16 budget is assuming state aid will remain flat at roughly $23.35 million.

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Get To Know: Brian Sweeney

This Get To Know column appears in the Feb. 11 editions of Spotlight News.

Magical smorgasbord

Seven of the world’s talented magicians converged on Proctors

Magic. The word itself conjures a wide spectrum of thoughts that range from witchcraft to alchemy, from carnival shows to your kid brother. In practice, magic is entertaining; and, in the hands of an expert, it is an art form.

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Soccer dome complete

Community reception to be held Feb. 27

Standing in the unfinished clubhouse attached to the new indoor soccer dome, Afrim Nezaj seemed pleased with the project’s progression.

EDITORIAL: Is it spring yet?

This editorial appears in the Feb. 11 editions of Spotlight News.

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Notes of Encouragement

BCMS students use Post-Its to spread cheer

Piper Lilley had no idea her afternoon television session would soon inspire her whole school to be more cheerful.

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Play ball!

New Albany Institute exhibits showcase America’s Pastime

What do Brian Sweeney and Babe Ruth have in common? Both of them are featured in a new, three-part baseball exhibit at the Albany Institute of History and Art.

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