Albany Art Room reopens at new location, owner committed to staying in city
Finding a permanent home for a local business catering to artists of all ages ended up taking much longer than watching paint dry.
Share your Thanksgiving traditions with The Spotlight
We are looking for reader-submitted recipes for our Nov. 13 Thanksgiving Lifestyle edition.
Three-mile section in New Scotland to open this fall, Albany portion eyed for 2015
Enhancements to two bridges along the Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail are progressing, and a three-mile section of the trail through New Scotland is expected to open next month.
Chain restaurant offers fresh seafood, specialty cocktails and Sunday brunch specials
Bonefish Grill, a casual dinning seafood chain restaurant, held its grand opening on Monday, Oct. 7, after holding a charity event benefiting the Capital District Habitat for Humanity the prior Saturday.
Guilderland Public Library’s event to focus on local authors
Many in the Capital District may be surprised to learn about number of authors in their midst. A neighbor, coworker or acquaintance could be published, with those around them none the wiser.
Smokey Bear stopped by the Discovery Center at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve to educate children on forest fire prevention, but due to the government shutdown, he needed some help.
Albany County residents filed more than 93,000 prescriptions through program
Hundreds of county residents have paid less for prescription medication by simply presenting a card over the past few years. They’ve racked up $3.5 million in savings.
Bethlehem art group’s show at Town Hall hoped to be part of a wider footprint
Bethlehem Town Hall has become a little more colorful this month, as the Bethlehem Art Association brings its first exhibit in decades to the town’s seat of government.
Seventh Annual Troy Chowderfest takes place Oct. 13, with notable updates and additions
The seventh annual Troy Chowderfest will be held in Riverfront Park in Downtown Troy, Sunday, Oct. 13. This year, there will be 17 local restaurants in attendance, competing for a variety of awards, in a day full of food, fun and music.
Toys for Tots campaign kicks off early with hopes of upping donations by 25 percent
The local Toys for Tots program kicked off its holiday campaign more than a month early this year.
Experts say this fall has already been a banner year for leaf peepers. And locally, the peak is near.
Leaves are big business in New York. By official accounts, the yearly fall foliage fireworks draw billions in tourism dollars. And it is expected this year will offer a sensational season.
Guilderland Community Fest offers family fun, proceeds help local nonprofit
Local families have chance for a great time with their neighbors while at the same time helping children who suffer from serious medical conditions have their “best day ever.”
Voorheesville school chef offering dinners to go as a ‘fun’ way to boost revenue
Two weeks ago, Voorheesville Central School District opened its doors and kitchen to the community through a new “Meals to go” dinner program, which is aimed at keeping its school lunch program in the black.
Albany County highlights National Baby Safety Month, gives task force progress update
The Albany County Safe Sleeping Task Force’s latest initiative isn’t an exercise in remembering the alphabet, but rather another outreach effort cautioning parents and caretakers to not sleep in bed with an infant.
New head of church a rare occurrence in history of Delmar Presbyterian
For only the third time in 57 years, Delmar Presbyterian Church is welcoming a new pastor. The Rev. Karen Pollan became the church’s new, permanent pastor on Sunday, Sept. 8.
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