Hogan able to compete with elite runners

Sunday, June 1, 2014
In 2011, Megan Hogan wouldn’t have been eligible for the CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge. She wasn’t out of work, it’s just that her job was running, and that race is designed for people who have, you know, “real” jobs.

No Emily? No sweat for Tope

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Theoretically, you have a year to put together a field for a race that will be over in less than 16 minutes.
Then an athletic federation on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean does something seemingly innocuous, like move an event one week earlier, and suddenly, you’ve got the butterfly effect.

Amsterdam’s Boy Scout Troop 1 began in 1915

Saturday, May 31, 2014
A descendant of late Cranesville justice of the peace Malcolm Malpass has been trying to locate a picture of Amsterdam Boy Scout Troop 1.

Cuomo pushing electric car sales

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Andrew M. Cuomo and seven other governors have taken on an enormous challenge by adopting the Multi-State Zero-Emission Vehicles Action Plan. Its goal is to have 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on U.S. roads by 2025.

A true sign of respect

Friday, May 30, 2014
Miles and Lyle Thompson play lacrosse as a means of showing respect to the Creator.
Matthews first played SPAC 20 years ago

Matthews first played SPAC 20 years ago

Thursday, May 29, 2014
When the Dave Matthews Band played Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Blues Traveler’s H.O.R.D.E. tour 20 years ago, who knew they’d still be coming back to fill the place year after year and night after night?

All-cash home sales on the rise

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
When research firm CoreLogic posted data earlier this month on all-cash home sales, it listed New York among a handful of states in which more than half the purchases were made that way.

Don't mess with the Crown

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
This is one of those inevitable discussions, like dandelions on your lawn.
Every time a horse is in line for the Triple Crown, there’s talk about expanding the schedule for the three legs. Hell, this conversation starts even when there isn’t one on the line.

Amazing what NFL can absorb

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Is the Shield impenetrable? Former linebacker Terry Crews called the NFL a cult, and as tempted as I am to apply that description to this inexplicable fascination with the annual draft, I’ll skip that part and move on to what Crews was referring to, as well as the cringe-worthy “apology” that Ray Rice offered on Friday.

Holiday a time for personal memoriams

Saturday, May 24, 2014
Take some time this weekend to think concretely — name names — about the sacrifices veterans have made, and of those who are missing and silent, as well as the veterans marching in parades.

Maggs helps fulfill dreams

Saturday, May 24, 2014
Alice Kamunya finally has a firm toehold on her running career.
In large part, that means a pair of shoes without a hole in the toe.

‘Pete’ O’Connor, a positive voice in Fort Plain

Saturday, May 24, 2014
Walter Wallace “Pete” O’Connor, 59, was village postmaster and for 30 years worked with his brother George in publication of the Fort Plain Standard newspaper.
Nile compelling; Santana, Stewart on tap

Nile compelling; Santana, Stewart on tap

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Many of those attending Willie Nile's show at WAMC’s The Linda last Saturday considered the performance to be even better than the one by Bruce Springsteen at the Times Union Center.

Warmer weather heats up fishing

Thursday, May 22, 2014
This week’s fishing report indicates things have picked up substantially, and I suspect warmer weather had something to do with it.

Shoppers don’t like so many choices

Thursday, May 22, 2014
More than one-third of 2,800 Consumer Reports subscribers polled said they felt overwhelmed by the information they had to process before buying.

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