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Scoring just not enough

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The temptation is to just sit back and enjoy the show, instead of trying to figure out this team. I’ve never been to one of those Japanese steakhouses, where the chef is tableside and flings machetes or whatever all over the place, but you know the drill

Thankfully, resoundingly, just a race again

Monday, April 21, 2014
BOSTON — A runner was knocked to the pavement not far from the finish line by a force beyond his control.

This city loves its hockey

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Friday was a night of mixed signals for me.
The last time I watched a pro hockey game at the Glens Falls Civic Center, the home team was the Adirondack Red Wings, as it had been for 20 seasons, until 1999.

Charity tournament will aid Oppedisano's cause

Sunday, April 20, 2014
But it’s not often that a club pro puts together a charity tournament that involves his own family and several others who face the same challenges.

Small steps can ease defiant child back to school

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Q: My son is starting a new school, as we have just had a change in his custody as part of our divorce. He went to school the first day to meet the counselor, take a tour and have questions answered.

'Ghost' shows he belongs

Saturday, April 19, 2014
His buddies were all there. He heard the “U!” shouted over the word “you” in the national anthem. And the spin-o-rama in the first period … that was vintage Shayne Gostisbehere.

Rail baron spent much time in Saratoga

Friday, April 18, 2014

Sometime this spring, a $91 million construction project will begin laying down a much-needed second set of railroad tracks between Schenectady and Albany.

Likeable Fort Johnson man shot by girlfriend in 1919

Friday, April 18, 2014
Likable but boisterous William H. Marshall Jr. was shot twice through the head at suppertime on Wednesday, March 12, 1919 at his home in Fort Johnson.

The Zoo had an incredible year

Friday, April 18, 2014
The Zoo recently completed the most dominating performance in Vitalo Classic history.
Winchester, Matthiessen memorable voices

Winchester, Matthiessen memorable voices

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Jesse Winchester, who died last week, made music that was rooted deep in America’s southland, but he escaped the Vietnam-era draft, fleeing to Montreal. Years later, he escaped from the music business; later comebacks brought him here periodically.

Make sure weapon accurate before hunt

Thursday, April 17, 2014
With the turkey season just around the corner, I thought I’d lead off this year’s Turkey Tales with my hunt for an Osceola turkey last month in Florida.

No apartment bubble, just high demand

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
An old factory and a school in Schenectady are revamped for apartments. Same in Albany, in a former printing plant, a bank and an office building.

It's all a matter of timing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Shayne Gostisbehere had one more sweet move, and will haunt Messa Rink no more.
The defenseman who dazzled the Minnesota Golden Gophers with an array of deft skating skill and legerdemain with his stick on Saturday pulled the plug on his Union College career on Tuesday.
It was time.

Now, the real work begins

Monday, April 14, 2014
The immediate impact of the Union College hockey team’s national championship was readily apparent on Sunday.
You could hear it in head coach Rick Bennett’s voice and see it in the players’ scruffy appearance.
Saturday was not a night for curfews.

Amazing season for Union

Sunday, April 13, 2014
Wait. Really? REALLY? You hunt and peck for the keys, and "Union College" and "national champions" should not, by any semblance of logic, under any definition of the natural order of things, tumble together in that sequence. But there it is. The Union College Dutchmen are the national champions of Division I college hockey.

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