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Their time to shine

Adult gymnasts prepare for first performance at STRIDE fundraiser

A group of adult gymnasts are getting a chance to show the public what they can do and help others at the same time.

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How to pay for your child’s college education

Spotlight on Finance

When we talk about the cost of college education and student loan debt, we often talk in terms of rising tuition rates and the total amount of money borrowed by recent graduates. We do this for good cause: the cost of college is becoming unaffordable for too many students, and the average amount of debt — $29,400 per borrower, according to the Institute for College Access & Success — is a heavy burden for our youngest workers. Rarely do we talk about the student loan debt shared by parents, but we should because it’s significant.

Back To School Resources

This appears in Spotlight Newspapers' Back To School special section.

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A better balance

Area schools look for creative ways to provide nutritious meals that kids will want to ea

This story appears in Spotlight Newspapers' Back To School supplement, which came out Aug. 13.

Do online report cards make the grade?

More Capital District schools are moving to digital reports to allow parents an easy way to monitor a child’s progress

This story appears in Spotlight Newspapers' Back To School supplement, which came out Aug. 13.

Get To Know: Caroline Isachsen

This Get To Know profile appears in the Aug. 13 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

LETTER: Thanking a good Samaritan

This letter to the editor appears in the Aug. 13 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

EDITORIAL: We can do better

This editorial appears in the Aug. 13 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

LETTER: Where was the assistance?

This letter to the editor appears in the Aug. 13 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Give a hoot

Festive fundraiser for owls will have a folksy flavor

What do you get when you combine owls and music? Well, a HOOTenanny of course.

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Helping out, one muffin at a time

‘Muffin Man’ expands fundraising efforts to breakfast in bed service

A basket of muffins might not change the world, but one man is proving it’s a good place to start.

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Altamont Fair a summer tradition

Old favorites and new attractions showcased at weeklong event

Alongside fair food favorites, the Altamont Fair is offering up something new to taste with some local flavor.

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Get To Know: Britta Hogue

This Get To Know appears in the Aug. 6 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Photo Gallery: Night at the Rodeo

Double M is full of tosses and turns

A sign of summer in Ballston Spa is the Double M Professional Rodeo each Friday and Saturday night.

Sports poll: Is Aug. 25 too soon for the high school sports season to begin?

This sports poll question appears in the Aug. 6 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

EDITORIAL: Putting Big Brother in his place

This editorial appears in the Aug. 6 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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Full Cirque

Montreal troupe presents a show that combines circus arts, music, dance and theater

It’s big top meets hip-hop meets West Side Story in Cirque Éloize’s newest show, “iD,” which has set up camp at its summer home at Proctors this month, opening this past weekend to much fanfare.

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Greulich’s Market abruptly closes

Family-owned business in Guilderland shuts its doors after nearly 65 years; owes $15k in property taxes

An iconic neighborhood market abruptly closed its doors in Guilderland more than a week ago, with more than $15,000 of outstanding taxes on the property.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Wasting our waterways

This guest commentary appears in the July 30 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

Sports poll: How many weeks of youth sports camps have you or your children participated in?

This sports poll question appears in the July 30 editions of Spotlight Newspapers.

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