HILLTOWNS — As a state Supreme Court judge on Monday considers a suit challenging approval in Rensselaerville of a 180-foot tower, Hilltown residents remain divided on the issue.


The child’s tale about stone soup is being played out in Westerlo as people are contributing to a farm that Dennis Peterson is setting up for his autistic children, hoping it will serve others with disabilities as well.


Local doctors say they have never heard of a practice being shut down as abruptly as Hedy Migden’s when St. Peter’s Health Partners fired her on July 5; one called it “patient abandonment.”

New Scotland

NEW SCOTLAND — A bobcat attack is being described as an out-of-the-ordinary event. The rabid animal attacked a couple and a dog last Wednesday.


A Slingerlands Little Leaguer places third in the country in his age group in the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition.


A new solar farm to be built west of the Capital District will be dedicated to meeting the needs of electricity-users  in east central New York.


The lake is located between the towns of New Scotland and Coeymans.

Prose & Poetry

June Frances Coleman draws on her life to write, as honestly as she can, about what it is like to be black in America. In doing so, she captures a humanity larger than race.

Coleman’s short story, “Across 62nd Street,” is featured in our Prose & Poetry section.