William P. “Bill” Fennhahn taught Amsterdam junior high school boys the skills used in carpet-making and other textile trades. He was also was a war hero who took part in the D-Day invasion and devoted baseball player.
It seems birds and people are both to blame for the contamination scare that closed Brown’s Beach on Saratoga Lake.
The town of Argentan in Normandy, France, is small, but has seen a lot.
Looking for a little lake to launch a boat, canoe, kayak or rowboat with/without a motor?
Mike Piazza cried.
Everybody cries. Almost everybody anyways.
If you are bored with the same old stroke play or match play golf events, how about something different?
America was prospering in 1925 and local businesses staged Amsterdam’s Progress Exposition and Auto Show that year to show off that prosperity.
If you drive up to Lake George, you’ll pay to park, not just on Canada Street, but even on some of the side streets.
Don’t even try to take the mystery out of a horse.
This year, it’s all on Saratoga.
In the past month, a handful of Capital Region sites appeared on lists of restaurants affected by security breaches at fast-food chains Wendy’s and Noodles & Co.
There are ghosts at Saratoga Race Course.
And they aren’t getting any sleep this week.
In last week’s music overload, I first hied myself (thanks, Carl Strock) to the Green River Festival near Northampton on July 8, mainly to see NRBQ, who headlined its first (1986) edition.
Last week, I took out some regular visitors to Saratoga Springs during the thoroughbred racing season to the upper Hudson River between Schuylerville and Stillwater, and it was four hours of action.
Everyone from church groups to grocery store workers to local socialists visited Sacandaga Park near Northville a century ago.
A decade ago, we bemoaned the proliferation of small-box drugstores with drive-thrus, which seemed to have designs on every vacant street corner in the region.
Dobro wizard Jerry Douglas will be on the Music Haven stage on Sunday.
The queen was grouchy in her stall.
Once again, many New York State hunters (not all of us) are only thinking about what they hunt, ignoring other hunters dealing with anti-hunter pressure.
I wonder what Tim Duncan did on Monday.
Students in grades three through eight across the state improved proficiency rates on statewide English and math assessments, but the percentage of students who refused to participate in the tests ticked up slightly.
When an inferno raced through five 19th century Woodlawn Avenue brick row houses in July, it jeopardized one of the few Saratoga Springs examples of the brownstone-style homes that are so numerous in New York City.
Major league scouts will be coming in droves to watch the pitching exploits of Shenendehowa senior IAN ANDERSON, just as they did a year ago to take in the batting and fielding prowess of Niskayuna’s Garrett Whitley, who became a first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays.