Marcy Velte

Asst. Editor/Parent Pages Editor
518-439-4949 Ext: 427

Marcy Velte is currently the Bethlehem area reporter with Spotlight Newspapers and previously was a general assignment reporter for the Daily Gazette in Schenectady. Marcy is a recent graduate of the journalism program at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she helped to form the school's first online magazine "The Little Rebellion." While in college, Marcy interned with "The Legislative Gazette," a weekly newspaper covering state government from inside the Capitol, where she focused on education.

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Pioneering family honored with historical marker

Following a period of French Huguenot persecution during the 17th century, the family of Omie de LaGrange fled their home country before opting to settle in the Capital District in 1665. Centuries later, his descendants are honoring their patriarch with a historical marker at the family farm in Slingerlands.

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Bethlehem Town Board passes stable budget

Following little feedback from residents, the Bethlehem Town Board passed its annual budget last week with few changes to the draft presented in September.

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12: Bethlehem Town Supervisor John Clarkson earns a third term at the helm by a slim margin

John Clarkson has won a third term as Bethlehem town supervisor following a close election that came down to absentee ballots.

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Clarkson wins third term

Absentee ballots decide supervisor election

John Clarkson has won a third term as Bethlehem town supervisor following a close election, which came down to absentee ballots.

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Town prioritizing parks and recreation projects; grant money to be used

Following a nearly yearlong study, the town has finalized a new Parks and Recreation Town Master Plan.

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Bethlehem residents filled Town Hall to hear candidates for local government

Matters of the police and town growth were some of the concerns at a recent candidate forum held last week.

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Sgt. Gina Cocchiara named head detective to replace Adam Hornick

A new head detective has been named by the Town Board following this summer’s police command promotions.

River Road location no longer an option for solar garden

Monolith Solar has withdrawn its use variance application with the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals for a new solar field on River Road, following variance recommendations from Albany County.

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American Legion seeks meeting with Albany County

Members of the Nathaniel Adams Blanchard American Legion Post in 1040 Delmar are upset after trees were planted on what they claim is the legion’s property in Albany County’s ongoing project to make upgrades to the rail trail.

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Putting the ‘smash’ in better burgers

Eight Capital District stores expected within next few years

As tastes change and the millennial generation seeks out a better quality burger, Smashburger has come out as a customer favorite.

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