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EDITORIAL: The start of something big

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

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Battle for the 46th Senate District continues at debate

Tkaczyk, Amedore differences clear at League of Women Voters' candidates forum

Displeasing looks aplenty were cast between candidates during a recent debate for the hotly contested 46th Senate District, as each listened to the opponent’s answers.

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Down and derby

The Hellions of Troy bring women of all backgrounds together to compete in a sport known to inflict a few bruises all in the name of fun

With competitors named Viper Martini, Bonnie Doom and Trixie Firecracker, the sport of roller derby still carries the air of showmanship it is known for, but the game is far from the blood and glitter reputation that sometimes still follows it today.

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Guilderland falls to Shenendehowa - Photo Gallery

Guilderland travelled to undefeated Shenendehowa on Oct. 17 to take on the Plainsmen in the final game of the regular season.

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Get To Know: Erika Gauthier

This Get To Know feature appears in the Oct. 15 editions of Spotlight News.

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Music from the sweet spot of life

The perfect retro playlist provides the soundtrack to homecoming events

Music is often the best vehicle by which to travel down Memory Lane.

EDITORIAL: Huck Finn’s gamble

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

How to survive a financial fright-fest

Spotlight on Finance

As children, we feared the unknown. Shadowy tree branches on our walls were the beckoning, spindly fingers of witches. The settling of the house was the groan of monsters. And the wind hissing through the cracks of poorly insulated windows was the shriek of tortured souls—which surely, alone in our rooms, was a fate we could not escape

Get ready to do the ‘Time Warp'

Cult classic continues to entertain at Capital District venues

Just shy of 40 years old, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” still makes for a popular event each and every Halloween.

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Under one roof

The Barn in Albany, which provides artists with working, living and performing spaces, is hosting a benefit to showcase the organization’s mission

The Albany Barn and Albany Chef’s Food & Wine Festival are set to throw their third annual “Fusion” event, which is billed as an evening of urban art, architecture, music and fashion.

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Get To Know: Adam Chaskin

This Get To Know entry appears in the Oct. 8 editions of Spotlight News.

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Why pink? Let me count the ways

This Guest Commentary appears in the Oct. 8 editions of Spotlight News.

Library trains Etsy entrepreneurs

Program at Albany’s Main Branch helps artisans get their online shops up and running

The Internet has served as a source of income for many over the years, with such well-established commercial hubs as Amazon.com and eBay.

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Scarecrows to spruce up Albany

Competition to build the best hay man in its third year

A scarecrow presiding over a cornfield is as common in the farmlands of the Capital District as it is a staple of Halloween imagery.

EDITORIAL: Another fight looms

This editorial appears in the Oct. 8 editions of Spotlight News.

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Creepy Capital District

This October, get your dose of chills and thrills at these local haunts

Deep within the basement of Proctors in Schenectady, Greg Rubusto and his Tri-City New York Paranormal Society team were investigating what many had already suspected of the 88-year old vaudeville house: that it’s haunted.

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Maryanna Lansing earns four-peat

Shaker junior adds to Grout Run winnning streak

Shaker’s Maryanna Lansing put her name in the Grout Run record books Saturday, Oct. 4.

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Schalmont dominates Ravena

Any thoughts Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk had of knocking Schalmont from the ranks of undefeated football teams faded quickly.

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Get To Know: Stacey Morris

This Get To Know appears in the Oct. 1 editions of Spotlight News.

Schenectady man fatally struck by train

A 39-year-old Schenectady man was killed Thursday night, Oct. 2, when a train hit him near a railroad crossing in Guilderland, according to police reports.

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