Spotlight on Finance
There's a popular piece of advice offered to many new business owners. Hire the best lawyer you can, because if you're successful, you're going to need one. It is advice often offered half-heartedly—in jest—or received with cynicism. But there is wisdom in it. As your business grows, it becomes subject to more opportunities and more risks, and a skilled lawyer can help you navigate both.
Three generations of family at Bryant Asset Protection
According to Forbes Magazine, less than one third of family businesses survive the transition from first to third generation ownership. Another 50% don’t survive the transition from the second to the third generation. Bryant Asset Protection and Bryant Asset Management have beaten the odds because of the professional and friendly customer service that helps to set them apart from the competition.
Catholic Charities tackles hunger issue through food pantries
If a neighbor came to you and asked for a small favor, you’d likely be inclined to say “yes.”
The Spinney at Van Dyke offers empty nesters unique living spaces
The idea that an adult living complex has to be a big, multi-level apartment building is being turned on its ear.
This Get To Know appears in the Jan. 14 editions of Spotlight News.
Renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori teaches young children the basics of music at The Music Studio
With 27 years of experience under his belt, renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori decided to change his tune for the Capital District, moving from the stage to the front of a classroom.
Monster Jam to unleash vehicular mayhem
Either from the immense heights to which they are built — measuring as high as 11 feet — or the primal scream emitted by the revving of a 1500-horsepower engine, the given name of Monster Truck is fitting.
Albany residents regain perspective of life in storied South End
Once upon a time, the governor took the visiting princess on a journey to survey his capital city. As they both traveled by car over potholed streets and tenant houses in shambles, the governor was said to be embarrassed. Is that not how stories with princesses usually go?
Despite chaotic weather, there is snow on the hills and ski season is in session
Judging from the valleys, the winter weather has been hit-or-miss for local skiers.
Local educator wants to keep government on task through a museum with humorous theme
As Governor Andrew Cuomo makes preparations for the new year, Bruce Roter continues working on celebrating a different side of politics by means of a proposed museum.
Saratoga New Year’s Eve celebration marks 19th year
In the span of nearly two decades, Saratoga Springs has transformed itself from the place to be in August to the most happening New Year’s Eve jaunt this side of Times Square.
Ice castle craftsman brings cheer to Stratton Mountain
This winter, Ice Castles, LLC brings a one-of-a-kind experience to Stratton Mountain as it unveils a spectacular icy forest in the heart of the Vermont ski resort.
This appears in the Dec. 24 editions of Spotlight News.
This editorial appears in the Dec. 24 editions of Spotlight News.
Photos from Dec. 12 contest between Bethlehem and Shenendehowa
This Get To Know appears in the Dec, 17 editions of Spotlight News.
State Police are participating again in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which started on Friday and continues through New Year’s Day.
V’ville teen suicide victim's family hopes legislation will spare others from tragedy
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed “Jerry’s Law” last month, which ended the three-year crusade of Mary Clark to get a state law passed to help other families avoid the same tragedy her family faced.
Opera Saratoga hosts unconventional a cappella group
It may be fair to say that only in Saratoga Springs can one expect an opera to break out inside a night club?
Aerial acrobatics coupled with gravity-defying feats of balancing are the trademarks that have followed every Cirque Dreams production for the past two decades.