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Party in the park

Annual event continues to provide live music from today, and cherished traditions from the past

Frogs chirping in our backyard is a brief, telltale sign each year that summer is coming. That, and Tulip Festival.

EDITORIAL: Being a mother

This editorial appears in the May 6 editions of Spotlight News.

What once was lost

Vintage video games continue to provide fun for today’s family

Generation X cringed at the news last month as a video of Bo Jackson having to explain his greatness to an unbeknownst teenager went viral.

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Howe you like caves?

Local attraction is re-opening founder’s original tour after more than 100 years

Guy Schiavone has been an employee of Howe Caverns for more than a dozen years, and even he got excited over the prospect of walking through the attraction’s newest tour.

EDITORIAL: Police did well Friday

This editorial appears in the April 29 editions of Spotlight News.

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LEGENDS live at the circus

Mythological creatures at The Greatest Show On Earth®

There are iconic images conjured within the mind once one thinks about the circus coming to town.

Get To Know: Melissa Kermani

This appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Deeds not words - Facts verses myths

This opinion article appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.

Fashion: Suit up to legendary status

An auto-pilot approach to your attire is another way to success

Uniforms. I am not talking police, fire or medical professional.

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Finding a missing piece

UAlbany study finds why climate models have it wrong

Climate change has been a polarizing topic of science often debated within the least logical forums of politics.

EDITORIAL: Embrace Earth Day

This editorial appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.

Start and succeed at growing a small business

Spotlight on Finance

In America today, more than 23 million small businesses create 66 percent of all new jobs and account for 54 percent of all domestic sales. These businesses are in our largest cities and smallest towns, occupying everything from our tallest skyscrapers to the humblest of living room corners as they innovate, sell and service their way to success. They are the bedrock of our country, drivers of our economy, and backbone of our communities . . . and contrary to reports that they are doomed to fail (and many do) they are not going anywhere.

Maxi(mise) simplicity

The maxi dress is an easy choice of attire, puts accessories in the limelight

Before we know it, the summer will be in full swing. Your trips are probably planned; flights made, hotels booked. However, your luggage is probably missing two very important pieces to make your dressing simplified and flawless.

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Music is good brain food

LaSalle Institute knows a little something about music and schooling

For nearly a quarter century, LaSalle Institute has outfitted itself as one of the premier music programs on the primary school level here in the Capital District.

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Methodical madness

Capital Rep takes on Hamlet; curtain up April 21

The latest adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet takes to the stage at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, promising to provide audience members a trip to Elsinore with a twist of Downton.

EDITORIAL: Joke’s on you

This editorial appears in the April 15 editions of Spotlight News.

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Singing honestly

Katy Cole speaks candidly about the music life and what’s on tap for Last Daze

Katy Cole’s voice is an abomination, weathered and aged by years beyond those she has spent on this earth. While on stage, her soul pours out like a rich merlot, filled out by a deep body of blues and a hint of rasp.

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Gala planned in Troy

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Corp celebrates 35 years

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Corporation will celebrate its 35th Birthday with a Gala, Thursday, April 16 at the Franklin Plaza in downtown Troy. 

Sports poll: Should more area high schools install turf fields?

Between the long, cold, snowy winter and the slow thaw this spring, area high schools have increasingly had trouble getting their scheduled varsity games in -- especially in sports such as baseball and softball.

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Get To Know: Nicki Kern

This appears in the April 8 editions of Spotlight News.

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