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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.

Get To Know: Faith Burkins

This appears in the July 22 editions of Spotlight News.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remembering Rose

This letter to the editor appears in the July 22 edition of The Spotlight.

Custom furniture made in the USA

In a world of big box, one-size-fits-all furniture stores, Kugler’s Red Barn continues its mission to provide custom-made pieces to discerning customers.

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Schenectady's Little Italy pays tribute to Dan DiNicola

Local movie critic honored in second movie festival

There, on North Jay, stands Perreca’s Bakery, the crown jewel of Schenectady’s Little Italy, a fixture of the neighborhood for more than a century. From a booth inside More Perreca sits Maria Papa, who has a hand in both of the businesses that neighbor one another, where she talks about next week’s plans to pay tribute again to the late Dan DiNicola.

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The spark for change

Local teens learn the challenges of solving global issues

After a three-day human rights symposium, area teens will return to school this fall with ideas of starting new clubs, beginning fundraising campaigns and raising awareness.

EDITORIAL: What is your solution?

This editorial appears in the July 22 edition of The Spotlight.

Home solutions for Capital District

Communication key to customer satisfaction, leads to returning business

Service Solutions owner Don Sweet used to be a financial director until he realized there was a need to be filled.

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Train set for sale; comes with house

Delmar man’s enormous train collection created a unique real estate proposition

When Gerry Winn’s massive model train collection was too difficult to disassemble and move to his new house, he chose to do what few home sellers have done before: sell the collection and the house together.

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Still going crazy

Heart continues to define women’s role in Rock

Known and revered as trailblazers in the male dominate world of rock and roll, Ann and Nancy Wilson not only blazed the way for Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, Madonna and the rock maidens that followed, they maintain their relevance nearly 40 years after going crazy on us all.

Family bowl, family game, family biz

Boulevard Bowl has been a place for family for 50 years

For generations, the Scaccias have given a family-pleasing sport a classic, local home at Boulevard Bowl in Schenectady.

Experience key to help

A rapidly aging population needs to look towards estate preservation

The Herzog Law Firm has been ahead of the curve for the last three decades.

Guilderland Chamber thinks big

The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce is not your typical chamber, as it is smaller than most with only two employees, but that puts the chamber on the same level of the businesses it services.

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A new alternative to the ordinary

The Spinney at Van Dyke offers empty nesters unique living spaces

The idea that an adult living complex has to be a big, multi-level apartment building is being turned on its ear.

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Local vets provide latest in care

Practice also committed to helping animals find their forever homes

The Animal Hospital was established in 1974 and built from the ground up by Dr. Ed Becker on over 22 acres of farmland. The facility was designed to be a comfortable and efficient environment for patients, staff and for you.

Meeting insurance needs for 50 years

Schulz family insurance agency treats customers as members, not numbers

He’s under the umbrella of a nationally recognized brand in Nationwide Insurance, but Doug Schulz speaks more highly of his pride for the years of service his agency has provided the community.

Chamber thinks big

The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce is not your typical chamber, as it is smaller than most with only two employees, but that puts the chamber on the same level of the businesses it services.

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