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Local favorites will offer seasonal songs

Local favorites will offer seasonal songs

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
The holiday beats go on, in the capable hands of pianist Jim Brickman, the folk veterans of the Nowell Sing We Clear crew, our own Local-518 kids’ faves the Zucchini Brothers, and area jazz singer Jeanne O’Connor.

Vinyl records making comeback

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Long-ago vinyl is back in vogue

GOPRO camera lets you relive the hunt

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
As outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen, we always have “needs,” so I thought I would share a few of mine with you to help with your choices.
If you see something on this list, circle it in red and stick it on the refrigerator door.

One big toe, one huge loss

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
“A dislocation at the metatarsal phalangeal and an avulsion fracture of the flexor tendon.”
In other words, a kick in the butt for the Siena men’s basketball team.

Branding the Great South Woods

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Calling a vast forest the Great North Woods just has a nice ring to it, as Bob Dylan realized when he wrote “Tangled Up in Blue.” But maybe, at least in upstate New York, there’s room for a Great South Woods, too.

Character actor had ties to Amsterdam

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Malcolm Atterbury, who later became a well-respected character actor in Hollywood, married an Amsterdam woman and built a summer theater in the Adirondacks in the 1930s.

Accuracy is Ralbovsky's strong suit

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
For Rich Ralbovsky, mixing an old-school release with some modern equipment is an excellent recipe for success.

GE union to focus on housing

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
Two nonprofits associated with the union at General Electric Co. in Schenectady will ask a judge next week for permission to merge, creating a new entity with $11.5 million in firepower focused on housing.

Patience pays off for Schuylerville teen

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
This week’s Buck Tales begins with a 14-year-old Schuylerville hunter’s first whitetail.

Jazzy, Blue(Grassy) shows kick off season

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
Here come the holiday shows, all at once and right on time.

10 things to know for Monday

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

Gallo was a warrior from start to finish

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Nick Gallo dragged himself onto the field, then they practically had to drag him off it.
As the Spartans of Maine-Endwell accepted their state championship swag and Schalmont, on bended knee, watched with tear-streaked eyeblack, Gallo had his jersey off to reveal a black T-shirt with a Superman logo in the Sabres’ green.
The icepack under the left sleeve may as well have been Kryptonite.

Goodell's credibility takes another big hit

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Judge deals another hit to Goodell's credibility

McDougal counts his blessings

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014
I went out of my way to avoid images of deal-crazed people running as if their very existence depended on it Friday.
I’m a sucker for Thanksgiving leftovers, anyway, and to further reinforce the themes of gratitude and family, we have 29-year-old Josh McDougal, who won the MVP Health Care Stockade-athon in Schen­ectady three weekends ago.
It was a pleasure catching up with Josh for the first time since I interviewed him 10 years ago.

1956 movie ‘Mohawk’ had premiere in Amsterdam

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
An independent film called “Mohawk” premiered in Amsterdam in 1956 and used some footage from the 1939 movie “Drums Along the Mohawk.” The 1956 movie was distributed by 20th Century Fox.

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