In tough times, Farnsworth’s Butterfly House and garden exist through fundraisers
Farnsworth Middle School is holding a garage sale fundraiser for the student-run Butterfly House and Organic Garden programs.
BC’s production of ‘Into the Woods’ re-imagines classic fairy tales
This year’s Bethlehem High School musical is “Into the Woods,” a longtime favorite of director James Yeara, and one he is producing for the third time.
Congressman fields questions on Affordable Care Act at V’ville library
Rep. Paul Tonko held a forum Wednesday, March 27, at the Voorheesville Public Library to discuss health insurance changes taking effect later this year as part of the Affordable Care Act.
‘Some Assembly Required’ features multi-media collages from 16 artists
The latest exhibit displayed at the Albany International Airport Gallery, “Some Assembly Required,” shows a variety of ways contemporary artists interpret the process of collage by combining different media.
Loudonville actor takes over production of ‘Drums Along the Mohawk’
This summer, Loudonville actor/producer Steven O’Connor will be the director of Drums Along the Mohawk Outdoor Drama. Emphasizing New York State’s relevance to the American Revolution, for the second year in a row DAMOD will showcase a historical fiction play before a live audience directly on the soil where the action took place hundreds of years ago.
Voorheesville holds Wellness Day to encourage an active, healthy lifestyle
Voorheesville Central School District’s Wellness Committee held its second Wellness Day at the high school and middle school Thursday, March 21, which was kicked off with BMX riders soaring into the air off a ramp in the gymnasium.
This Point of View column appeared in the March 27, 2013, edition of the Colonie Spotlight.
Costume designer to teach group sewing classes to kids
To costume designer Amelia Dombrowski, cultivating the imagination is an important building block in a child’s life.
Voorheesville workshop takes a graphic approach to storytelling
Elementary students were creating their own characters instead of reading about them Friday, March 15, at Voorheesville Public Library Friday, during a workshop hosted by Matthew Laiosa.
Lifetime Network fought decision to keep made-for-TV movie from airwaves
The Lifetime Network movie about the Christopher Porco murder case set to air this weekend will air as planned after the 29-year-old subject obtained an emergency court order to halt its premier.
Guilderland student publishes children’s book on Karner Blue
The Pine Bush Saturday, March 9, will celebrate the release of Natasha Permaul’s book about the life cycle of a Karner Blue butterfly. The children’s book started as a seventh-grade science project.
For the past six years, Bethlehem Central faculty have gathered to play in a basketball game aimed at raising money to benefit the district’s classrooms. They’ll be doing the same this year, but with some notable twists.
Conservancy group to develop trails on parcel
The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is planning to turn 30 acres of land in the Town of Bethlehem into hiking trails for public use.
Bill Frueh remembered as the heartbeat of Civil War reenactment scene
Delmar resident Bill Frueh, a favorite on the local reenactment and Civil War era music scene. died on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Unique chocolate treats offer break from Valentine’s Day tradition
While chocolate is often seen as a can’t-fail Valentines gift, the traditional heart-shaped box of sweets might strike some as clichéd. But for those looking to stray from convention will be met with a sweet surprise at Capital District candy shops.
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