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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.
Glenmont resident’s book for children inspired by a real-life avian visitor to the neighborhood
A wild turkey showed up in a small Glenmont neighborhood two years ago and surprised residents when it tried to make friends with a neighbor’s group of free-range chickens.
Retired police officer gets help from trained dogs to help fight heroin use
If someone had asked retired police officer Dave Harrington years ago if he’d like to become a K9 handler, the answer would have been yes. The problem was, and is, funding.
First tech tenant on campus promises jobs, economic boost
Frustrated with the rising cost of his utility bills, Steven Erby began looking into alternative energy sources about seven years ago.
Efficiency grant would fund the purchase of items that would save time and money townwide
The town may soon be receiving long-awaited technology upgrades in almost every department through the use of grant funds.
Golden Trowel Award handed out to local businesses for a second year
Members of the Bethlehem Garden Club have announced the 2014 winners of the Golden Trowel Awards.
Bethlehem Children’s School teacher will skydive for scholarship funds
While most schools take a more grounded approach to fundraising, Bethlehem Children’s School is looking to the sky.
Bethlehem middle schoolers build scarecrows to welcome the season
Like the scarecrows he helps build, Mark Warford is outstanding in his field.
Wemple Road dome expected to be ready for winter use
For nearly six years, the Bethlehem Soccer Club has attempted to build a new indoor facility on its Wemple Road property.
Latest version addresses court’s free speech concerns
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has approved a new cyber-bullying law, after a previous law was struck done this summer by the state Court of Appeals.
District investigating lab experiments performed in class
A Bethlehem High School science teacher has been placed on administrative leave for a second time while the district investigates lab experiments performed in his class.