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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.
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.
Following little feedback from residents, the Bethlehem Town Board passed its annual budget last week with few changes to the draft presented in September.
John Clarkson has won a third term as Bethlehem town supervisor following a close election that came down to absentee ballots.
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.
Following a nearly yearlong study, the town has finalized a new Parks and Recreation Town Master Plan.
Matters of the police and town growth were some of the concerns at a recent candidate forum held last week.
A new head detective has been named by the Town Board following this summer’s police command promotions.
Monolith Solar has withdrawn its use variance application with the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals for a new solar field on River Road, following variance recommendations from Albany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.
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.
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.