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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.

Recent Stories

Clucking along

Another Slingerlands family will be eating fresh eggs after the town granted approval for them to raise chickens in their backyard.

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Lending a hand close to home

Town transfer station a donation site for Habitat for Humanity

Nearly eight months after the idea was first proposed, residents will now be able to donate gently-used home goods for those in need, instead of putting them by the curb for the trash.

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Bethlehem: Fresh faces lead GOP ticket

Party’s platform focuses on restoring town services

With younger, fresh-faced candidates, members of the town’s Republican party are hoping 2015 is their year.

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Projects underway

BC buildings finish upgrades as part of 2012-13 bond

District officials at Bethlehem Central schools are preparing to finish project upgrades as part of the 2012-13 bond initiative, now that summer vacation is underway.

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Department heads advance

Hornick named Police Commander, Heffernan to Deputy Police Chief

Two Bethlehem Police Department supervisors were promoted last week by the Town Board.

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Flash on wheels

Quick thinking 11-year-old avoided accident, but lost his bike

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Bethlehem Central School District ranked No. 6

The Bethlehem Central School District has been ranked sixth in overall educational performance out of 431 upstate school districts.

Irish pub to receive funds

Town announces winner in second round of microenterprize grants

The town has announced another microenterprize grant winner during its second selection round.

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New Scotland Road proposal upsets residents

Town holds final community meeting in Slingerlands

Residents have voiced their concerns about a proposal to further develop New Scotland Road by the Windsor Companies.

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Tickets are complete

All but one race will be contested in November

The town’s political parties have finalized their endorsements for 2015, after making initial announcements earlier in the season.

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