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Spotlight takes special editions to the next level

Maintains quality news coverage, community involvement

Newspapers must change with the changing times to remain a vital part of their communities, and Spotlight Newspapers is no exception.

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Dragons and damsels

Landis Arboretum program will take people on a dragonfly hunt

Get an up close look at some unique insects during “Dragonflies and Damselflies,” on Saturday, July 19, at the Landis Arboretum. Anne Donnelly, dragonfly surveyor for the New York State Natural Heritage Program, will lead the afternoon "field trip."

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There’s hope for heel pain

Every day, I see two or three patients complaining of pain in the bottom of their heels and arches. Pain ranges from mild, occasional discomfort to cases so extreme that it causes a person to walk with a limp. Now that summer has finally arrived, complaints become more common and more severe.

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Upscale salon styling without the upscale prices

Owner of Ando Hair Salon says he creates a welcoming space for clients

Getting luxury treatment isn’t an indulgent expense at Ando Hair Salon, where affordability and elegance are weaved together.

EDITORIAL: The state of local businesses

This editorial appears in the July 16 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Come clean with Service Solutions

Company specializes in gently washing exterior surfaces

When it comes to home upkeep, many homeowners don’t realize that siding, deck and concrete maintenance should be done on a regular schedule to prevent permanent damage.

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Local ballerinas are one step closer to their dreams

Three Capital District girls selected as understudies for New York City Ballet

Dancing with the New York City Ballet is the dream of nearly every American ballerina, but few are given the opportunity prior to high school.

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You, too, can learn to use a computer

Goodman IT Pro teaches people how to navigate the online world

Goodman IT Pro has stepped up to the challenge of combatting the lack of knowledge when it comes to new technology.

All your banking needs under one roof

CAP COM Financial Center’s state-of-the-art space culminates six decades of growth

What’s waiting for you at 4 Winners Circle in Albany? The answer: The CAP COM Financial Center.

How to manage a financial windfall

Spotlight On Finance

The issue most people face when they come into money is they don’t know what do with it. Unlike the income we earn, we don’t have a plan for windfalls. It’s not part of our budget, so it’s easy to think of it outside the scope of our day-to-day expenses and long-term financial goals. This is the mistake. When newfound money is not part of our plan, it’s easy to spend. It’s also easy to overestimate its true value.

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Where every customer is an individual

National Bank of Coxsackie opens new branch in Glenmont to serve even more people

National Bank of Coxsackie is pleased to announce the opening of its newest branch located in the Town of Bethlehem — right in Glenmont.

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Painters Plus gets the job done right

Company tackles projects big and small

Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Chris Nace, grew up around a prosperous business owner and three brothers who operate their own contracting businesses. Their success must have rubbed off on him.

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Get To Know: Gene Loparco

This Get To Know appears in the July 9 edition of Spotlight Newspapers.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Brazilian trip an eye-opener

This guest commentary appears in the July 9 edition of Spotlight Newspapers.

LETTER: Mountaintop rang with the sounds of freedom

This letter to the editor appears in the July 9 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

Sports poll: What was the Capital District sports highlight of the last six months?

This sports poll question appears in the July 9 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

EDITORIAL: Refine the focus of cyberbullying law

This editorial appears in the July 9 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

LETTER: Stacy Pettit understands Surrogate’s Court

This letter to the editor appears in the July 9 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Off to the races

NYRA holds family-friendly open house as a kickoff to track season

Around this time every summer, the old Victorian houses that line Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs come alive, the restaurants on Broadway feel a little more full and people in large hats can be spotted all over the city. It’s summer in Saratoga, and it all begins with Saratoga Race Course’s annual open house on Sunday, July 13.

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Get To Know: Michael Cohen

This Get To Know appears in the July 2 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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