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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.
First community town meeting of the year held in Glenmont
The first community meeting of the year was held in Glenmont last week by town officials to discuss upcoming projects and resident concerns.
The fuzzy mammal paid local children a visit at the Bethlehem Public Library
A fuzzy friend entertained children at the Bethlehem Public Library earlier this month as part of the facility’s youth literacy program.
Town, state acquire nearly 7,000 feet of bank space
Town residents will have a new spot to fish following the expansion of public access along the Onesquethaw Creek.
Superintendent of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District Alan McCartney died of a heart attack last week following a short illness.
The 4th Annual Bethlehem Restaurant Week goes underway this week
The town’s Chamber of Commerce is partnering with local eateries for the 4th year to present Bethlehem Restaurant Week.
Achievement award gives accolades to victim advocates
Detective Sgt. Adam Hornick of the Bethlehem Police Department was this year’s recipient of the Sheriff George L. Infante Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Award.
Rain and state receive highest honor for Re-Clothe NY
Nearly six months after helping to launch the statewide Re-Clothe NY, the Town of Bethlehem’s Recycling Department was honored with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s highest recognition.
Bethlehem Children’s School event turns 20 years old
For the 20th year, the Bethlehem Children’s School will again hold its annual Greenfest celebration.
VanLuven in race for town board; county legislature nods pending
One week after the town’s Republican party announced its candidates for the upcoming 2015 elections, the Democratic party did the same, but the backing for some county legislature seats will have to wait.
New restaurant planned for Delaware Avenue promises an authentic feel of the Emerald Island from two gentlemen who should know
A traditional Irish public house has been proposed by two friends who grew up in neighboring towns in Ireland.