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Author says man was wrongly executed


Tara Hime Norman believes that hired hand Lewis M. Roach was wrongly convicted of a crime he did not commit over a century ago.

Getting to work closing ‘skills gap’

SARATOGA COUNTY

Getting to work closing ‘skills gap’

I guess it makes sense: Unemployment is low in the Capital Region’s most-prosperous county, so it’s tougher for companies with jobs to offer to find competent people who aren’t already working somewhere else.

Sometimes, love is the best medicine

TROY

Sometimes, love is the best medicine

The little girl in the blond wig, the Michigan State shirt and the “Big Ten Champions” hat, the one at the top of the ladder with the jolly green giant, isn’t with us anymore.

Maria Muldaur, Trixie Whitley coming to town

Maria Muldaur, Trixie Whitley coming to town

Blues mama Maria Muldaur plays the Van Dyck on Saturday, and bluesman’s daughter Trixie Whitley plays Club Helsinki on Sunday.

Outdoors conference, and a good day of fishing

Last weekend, I attended the 49th annual New York State Outdoor Writers Association’s annual conference in Clymer in Chautauqua County, with the headquarters at the Peek ‘N Peek resort.

Area code overlay on a tight schedule

Area code overlay on a tight schedule

John Manning doesn’t know why telecommunications carriers serving northeastern New York believe they need so many phone numbers.

Gifford, Stoffer qualify for USGA 4-Ball Championship

Gifford, Stoffer qualify for USGA 4-Ball Championship

Both Jim Gifford and Chad Stoffer have been around the block a few times when it comes to stellar golf accomplishments.

Riding on the top of the caboose


A 1950 excursion for railroad enthusiasts in the Mohawk Valley was enjoyed by all, even though some of the goings on would be frowned upon today.

DEC addressing High Peaks crowding


For me, a good hike involves at least a little solitude in which to commune with nature.

Berkshire Bank becoming a force in small business lending

A confluence of events led Berkshire Bank to set its sights on increased small-business lending. So in Year 1, the bank beefed up the lending staff; in Year 2, they were “ready to rock.”

As summer wanes, another weekend of festivals

As summer wanes, another weekend of festivals

Late-season festivals cluster on the calendar; a glorious mess: Irish 2000 in Ballston Spa, FreshGrass bluegrass at MASSMoCA in North Adams, Jazz at the Lake on Lake George, indie-, alt- and roots rock on Pearl Street.

For good bass fishing, head to Ballston Lake

This past weekend, the Mohawk Valley Anglers Club attracted 15 teams to Ballston Lake and they caught some very good fish.

Albany would love to get games that North Carolina lost

Albany would love to get games that North Carolina lost

The controversial North Carolina state law commonly called HB2, or the “bathroom bill,” cost Albany one basketball game.

Wentraub gets an albatross

Wentraub gets an albatross

Jay Wentraub didn’t believe his buddies when they told him the ball dropped into the cup.

Amsterdam's industry thriving in ’40s, much of it aiding war effort

Industries ran at full tilt during World War II, according to a Chamber of Commerce booklet called “Little Journeys into Industrial Establishments of Amsterdam,” written by Earl O. Stowitts.

How Capital Region government salaries add up

How Capital Region government salaries add up

The Empire Center for Public Policy has released a report called “What They Make 2015-16,” comparing average salaries being paid in counties, cities, villages and towns in nine regions across the state.

'Trend' sales spark Trans World success

Don’t tell Trans World Entertainment Corp. that brick-and-mortar retail is dying.

Ellis Marsalis Quintet heads Albany jazz lineup

Ellis Marsalis Quintet heads Albany jazz lineup

The Albany City Jazz Festival returns this Saturday. In the past 15 years, Albany has presented its jazz festival in Washington Park and what’s now called Jennings Landing on the Hudson; construction there has moved the fest back to Washington Park on Saturday. The rain site is the Corning Preserve under I-787 (Water and Colonie streets), and the lineup combines local heroes and national stars.

Two champions are forever linked in Travers lore

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Two champions are forever linked in Travers lore

Last Sunday morning, the Hall of Fame trainer walked his horse by a lead shank out of his stall and over to 15 or so media types so they could get photos and video of the colt.

Age isn't a factor for Russo

Age isn't a factor for Russo

Golf is a game for a lifetime. It’s one of the few sports where excellence can be maintained — even at its pinnacle — over several decades.

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