Tagged Kevin J. Rogers

Sweet Smell of Success

Lynne’s Candles and Inspirations brings a potpourri of products to Milton Avenue BY KEVIN J. ROGERS [email protected] Lynne Shea’s journey to entrepreneurship was a winding one. The Colonie native began her professional career as a nurse after graduating from Albany Med, but found out relatively quickly the job wasn’t a good fit. “”I got burnt…



2012-2013 BSCSD budget gets needed supermajority BY KEVIN J. ROGERS [email protected] Voters approved the Ballston Spa Central School District’s budget for the upcoming year by an overwhelming majority on Tuesday, May 15, according to unofficial results. The budget needed the approval of at least 60 percent of the voters to pass due to the way…


Back to the Future

Mario’s Ice Cream reopens as Christy’s Cones BY KEVIN J. ROGERS [email protected] The former Mario’s Ice Cream is back in business under new ownership, marking the return of hard and soft ice cream sales to the popular location at the intersection of Routes 50 and 67. “I saw the opportunity and just sort of hopped…


The end of the road for Seeber

Surprise guilty plea brings final conclusion to Witter case  BY KEVIN J. ROGERS [email protected] Katherine Seeber, the woman who plead guilty to the charge of killing her 91-year-old step-great grandmother, Ruth M. Witter, over a decade ago, then saw her conviction overturned, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the first degree in the same case,…


A Fresh Brew

Coffee Planet completes renovations, reopens with new equipment and a fresh look BY KEVIN J. ROGERS [email protected] Coffee Planet is reporting increased traffic since reopening following a two-week renovation, according to manager Bronwyn Bartlett. “I don’t know if word got out on the street that we’re refreshed but we’ve seen a lot of new faces,”…


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