This week's Get To Know appears in the Nov. 19 editions of Spotlight News.
Director to begin casting in the Capital District for film that has become a labor of love
A Brooklyn-based production team – headed by acclaimed documentary director, Jeremiah Zagar – is preparing to spend the summer filming in the Capital District, and is currently auditioning local talent in search of the lead role.
Performer puts an urban twist on ‘Peter and the Wolf’
Cartier Williams, who stars in the debut of “Peter and the Wolf, An Urban Tale” on Nov. 21 and 22 at The Egg Center for Performing Arts, said he was looking to bring an updated classic to the stage.
This editorial appears in the Nov. 19 editions of Spotlight News.
Spotlight on Finance
: According to the National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, the average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa and/or Hanukkah will spend $804.42 in 2014. Many of us will at least partially use credit cards for these purchases. This article provides readers with an overview of how credit cards, if used responsibly, can be help people earn valuable rewards and better manage their holiday spending. It also provides readers with tips on how to make their online shopping experience more secure.
Capital Holiday Lights in the Park a tradition for many area families
When Lenny Ricchiuti speaks of the Capital Holiday Lights in the Park, he speaks proudly of how the annual event has become a tradition.
Five nominess. Only one can win. Who is your Section 2 Class AA football player of the year?
This edition of Get To Know appears in the Nov. 12 Spotlight News.
‘American Medea’ at Skidmore examines the similarities between Euripides’ subject and modern-day examples
While researching the weighty subject of filicide, the deliberate act of a parent killing their own child, for her play “American Medea,” writer and director Holly Derr found herself talking with anyone who would listen.
This letter appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News as a response to our Nov. 5 editorial.
This editorial appears in the Nov. 12 editions of Spotlight News.
Restaurants offering takeout or holiday service give kitchen-weary hosts a break
Some people love spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen, but it’s not for everyone, and preparing an elaborate holiday meal is just one of the 8.8 million complaints you’ll see if you Google “Thanksgiving stinks.”
GOP captures four of the 46th Senate District’s five counties
Amedore, R-Rotterdam, defeated incumbent Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, on Tuesday, Nov. 4, following a heated rematch for the Senate seat Tkaczyk had won two years ago by a little more than a dozen votes.
Democrat easily sweeps to his fourth two-year term
Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, was elected to his fourth two-year term after election results on Tuesday night, Nov. 4, grew to an insurmountable lead that Jim Fischer, R-Ballston Spa was unable to overcome.
This Get To Know appears in the Nov. 5 editions of Spotlight News.
Albany-Colonie and Schenectady organizations take the first step to joining under the same umbrella
After years of working together on projects, the board of directors for the Albany-Colonie Regional and Schenectady chambers of commerce have voted to create a joint task force to further combine resources.
This editorial appears in the Nov. 5 editions of Spotlight News.
Library turns the city into a game board to introduce new patrons to its Pruyn Collection
As the local history librarian for Albany Public Library, Jim Davies has found a way to combine his love for history with his love of gaming.
This week's Get To Know appears in the Oct. 29 editions of Spotlight News.
This letter to the editor appears in the Oct. 29 editions of Spotlight News.