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White cycling under the radar

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
Duanesburg High School student

This comeback 'fantastic'

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
Teri Gallucci was up in the bleachers on Sept. 5 and heard the gasps around her, from people who had never seen her 6-foot-4 son pushed back like this. Glenn Gallucci was down on the sideline and admitted to “more than a tear or two.” Their son Dante was the one out on the field who got blasted back onto his can. “Fantastic,” the grinning Schalmont High junior said on Friday, a week after he got in a football game for the first time since he was a freshman.

Shift saved Haggerty tournament

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
Second-year Schenectady Municipal Golf Course head pro Matt Daley learned much about the game from the late Bob Haggerty Jr., who spent 37 years in the same position. That’s one of the reasons Daley shifted the Haggerty Two-Man Classic from June, when extremely wet conditions affected entries, to this weekend in order to save the tournament.

Ravens fans are ignoring the facts

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014
What’s in a shirt?
More precisely, what’s in an NFL jersey?
Usually what’s in there is simply a person rooting for their team, and what’s in a name on the back is allegiance to a favorite player.

Storming Fort Fisher during the Civil War

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014
Bruce Anderson, an African American man buried in Amsterdam, fought alongside a Canajoharie white man, Zachariah C. Neahr, in a daring mission during the second battle of Fort Fisher, North Carolina near the end of the Civil War.

Ballston supervisor pushing Astorino

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014
Ballston town Supervisor Patrick Ziegler and his wife, Mary, have founded Upstate for Astorino, which Ziegler described as an independent group of volunteer supporters of Rob Astorino, the Westchester County executive running against the well-financed re-election campaign of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Northern Bowlers Association ceases operations

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
For now, and perhaps forever, the Northern Bowlers Association is dormant.
According to executive director Karl Bieber, there will be no NBA this year, removing one option for scratch tournament bowlers who enjoyed competing once a month on tough conditions.
Jukebox: APFJ, Lake George part of jazz weekend

Jukebox: APFJ, Lake George part of jazz weekend

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
April was Jazz Appreciation Month, but this could be live jazz month.

Lake George free launch now closed to the public

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
If you plan on boating/fishing on Lake George and planned to launch at the free boat launch on Beach Road in Lake George, you can’t. According to DEC, the Lake George Beach Improvement Project, which includes the launch, will be closed to the public until 2015 for safety reasons.

Maybe cereal makers can cater to the dinner crowd

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
Kellogg's, one of the country’s leading cereal makers, has watched sales in that category flatline as consumers bypass the cupboard in the morning.

Theater of the absurd

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
The hypocrisy of the NFL has just about passed the point where it can even be satirized.

In support of brand boycott

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
My best friends when I was a kid were twins who lived next door. The best thing in the world was watching NFL games in their family room every Sunday.

Boat-washing law a fallacy without backing

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
Making sure your boat is clean, drained and dry before you launch it is now the law of the land in New York state, not just at Lake George.

1883 mill blast was sparked by lantern

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
An Amsterdam-area factory explosion in 1883 claimed one life and made news across New York state.

AHL can't get it right

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
Not big on these “report card” style columns, but it seemed like a natural fit since the American Hockey League took a couple of summer courses.

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