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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Democratic leaders get it wrong ... again

This letter to the editor appears in edited form in the June 24 edition of The Spotlight. The full-length version is running here.

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Dancing with the stars

Opera Saratoga to host “Dido and Aeneas” under the stars

The melding of fashion with the arts is a common enough relationship, as one often feeds the other – life imitating art, art imitating life - but, the conscious marriage of art with science is a unique pairing, one guaranteed to be found if Karole Armitage is involved.

EDITORIAL: Something old is new again

This editorial appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.

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125 years and counting

Albany Country Club celebrates a special anniversary

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Albany Country Club.

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Albany Dutchmen: Bats come alive at home

Albany belts three triples in victory over Mohawk Valley

A rare show of power helped the Albany Dutchmen complete a home-and-home sweep of Mohawk Valley.

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Air Guard and Stratton hosts tanker disaster drill

Local agencies work together in case of fuel fire

SCOTIA — The NY Air National Guard’s 109th Arilift Wing hosted a major accident response exercise on June 14 at Stratton Air Base with local emergency agencies. The exercise simulated a tanker truck explosion and included simulated victims played by members of the Civil Air Patrol and Cadets.

Ramblin’ down the Hudson

Live music everywhere to welcome in summer

What do you get when you mix a beautiful day, some incredible food and great music, with an artsy component thrown into the mix?

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New Scotland Road proposal upsets residents

Town holds final community meeting in Slingerlands

Residents have voiced their concerns about a proposal to further develop New Scotland Road by the Windsor Companies.

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Champions of music

Charitable group under Albany Symphony Orchestra fights to keep music alive in area schools

The gift of music leaves a lasting impression on those who receive it.

EDITORIAL: Speak up now

This editorial appears in the June 17 editions of Spotlight News.

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Track and field: Tedi DeMaria sets the standard

Bethlehem junior wins state title in pole vault with a Sectional record

All Tedi DeMaria wanted to do was place in the top five. She did much more than that.

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Money-smart advice for the recent college grad

For recent college graduates, a recent Economic Policy Institute study paints a good-news, bad-news picture of your job prospects. The good news: you’re more likely to land a job than your peers in recent graduating classes. The bad news: you’re probably going to be underemployed and underpaid.

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Tickets are complete

All but one race will be contested in November

The town’s political parties have finalized their endorsements for 2015, after making initial announcements earlier in the season.

Projector success

Nearly three years after the campaign began, Jericho Drive-In raised enough money to purchase a new digital projector.

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Hello city

Troy Night Out is all about children and community in the Collar City

It almost felt like a family reunion.

IDA launches new website

The town’s Industrial Development Agency launched its new website its second annual Economic Development event on Thursday, June 4.

How to dress for the show

Think of versatility when the work place predicates your choice of clothes

Summertime is calling and wants to know if you have a date with the music festivals coming to the Capital Region?

Funding small businesses

First three grant recipients chosen by committee

Three small businesses have been awarded funds from the town through its Microenterprize Grant Program.

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Get To Know: Katie Moore

This appears in the June 10 editions of Spotlight News.

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Lighting the torch

Torch Ceremony Honors Two Who Lost Their Lives

Delmar’s Jack Kapczynski was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and has had three surgeries in his two years of life.

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