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.
This edition of Get To Know appears in the Nov. 12 Spotlight News.
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.
‘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.
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.
This letter appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News as a response to our Nov. 5 editorial.
This editorial appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
This Get To Know appears in the Nov. 5 editions of Spotlight News.
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.