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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.
BC officials hope restoration of state aid would prevent program cuts
Bethlehem Central School District is facing a preliminary budget gap of $4.8 million for the 2014-15 school year, but officials are hoping some of that money will be restored in the state budget.
Husband, father-in-law of arrested treasurer resign from the company
Following the arrest of a former Selkirk Fire Department treasurer for allegedly embezzling funds from a firehouse, several people have resigned from the company, while the person who began the investigation was terminated.
Bethlehem tax pro joins Rotterdam couple in marriage
While this time of year is busy for many accountants and tax professionals, few are also asked to perform a wedding as part of their duties.
Pizza night is always a fun treat for the family, but deciding what type of pizza to order can be tricky if one has younger children who are picky eaters.
Academy-style training will pair preschool children with coaches
A variety of changes are coming to the Bethlehem Soccer Club. As the youth sports program prepares to partner with Afrim Sports on the construction of a new indoor soccer dome on its Wemple Road property, it has also decided to begin providing more thorough lessons for a younger level of athletes.
Group would continue work of earlier committees
While a new open space program has been formed in the Town of Bethlehem, some residents felt no more could be achieved than what had already been discussed in prior community groups.
Town says upgrades necessary meet current and future water usage
Responding to concerns voiced by a group of town residents about water usage and its cost, Bethlehem officials said few changes could be made because of federal regulations, safety standards and the town’s water contract with Albany.
Standard and Poor’s upgrades town’s rating to AA+
The Town of Bethlehem has seen an upgrade to its credit rating after Standard and Poor’s Financial Services cited the town’s superb financial status and recent budgetary decisions.
Good Samaritan Nursing Home hosts its own version of the Olympics
Good Samaritan Nursing Home hosts winter games for residents.
Developer agrees to adjust building location at Wemple Road site
Construction of the proposed soccer dome on Wemple Road is moving forward after developers agreed to move the location of where the facility would be built on the property.