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McKay returns to Van Dyck with political show

McKay returns to Van Dyck with political show

On Friday, pop’s try-anything quicksilver girl Nellie McKay brings her “Follow the Money: An Election-Themed Show” to the Van Dyck (237 Union St., Schenectady) where she played a brilliant show last April.

Albany Devils are in win-now mode

ALBANY

Albany Devils are in win-now mode

Having taken care of business at home by winning the first two games of their best-of-five playing series against the Utica Comets — and doing so in impressive fashion — the Albany Devils can exhale, relax even, as they head into Game 3 tonight at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

Bigley is still chasing PGA Tour dream

Bigley is still chasing PGA Tour dream

Although the clock keeps ticking, Bryan Bigley refuses to give up on his dream of playing on the PGA Tour.

Plays are pretty, but hits are prettier

ALBANY

Plays are pretty, but hits are prettier

This was a game of long feeds for breakaways and perfect setups in front and a behind-the-back show-stopper of a pass.

Jazz Fest in New Orleans a rite of passage for many

No Jazz Fest in New Orleans for me this year, thanks for asking. But when son Zak’s friend Mary said she was going it, I realized how much I love Jazz Fest even without going, this time...

Former supervisor still at work for county

Former supervisor still at work for county

Former Clifton Park county supervisor Anita M. Daly will be staying on Saratoga County’s payroll, it turns out.

Central Bridge barbershop fire claimed seven lives


An early-morning blaze in a building housing living quarters and a Central Bridge barbershop claimed the lives of seven members of the Teale family on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1926.

Swipe? Dip? New chip-enabled credit cards causing confusion

I was excited to get my new chip-enabled credit card, sure it would help cut down on the number of times I’d been mailed a replacement after a retail data breach.

Youths have chance to compete in turkey hunt

Anyone taking a youngster on this weekend’s youth hunt should register for the Eighth Annual No Fee Turkey Hunting Contest and Barbecue ,sponsored by Mike Auriemma and Dick Andrews on Saturday.

Carlene Carter’s music builds on family legacy

Carlene Carter’s music builds on family legacy

When John Mellencamp’s “Plain Spoken Tour” hits Albany’s Palace Theatre on Saturday, Carlene Carter opens: a surprising, perfect match. “We do two songs together,” said Carter, adding that she joins Mellencamp halfway through his show before he shifts to full-on rock mode with his band.

It's time for some bandwagon jumping

It's time for some bandwagon jumping

The Foxes embody one of the most incredible underdog stories in the history of team sports — no, really — which, of course, also makes them a prime vehicle for one of the enduring phenomena of sports fandom: The bandwagon jump.

NFL mock draft: Some solid picks, and some pokes in the dark

NFL mock draft: Some solid picks, and some pokes in the dark

With the first round of the NFL Draft approaching on April 28 — that’s next week already, folks — there is, as always, intrigue, starting right at the top.

Guilderland's streak ends, but the learning continues

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Guilderland's streak ends, but the learning continues

Curtis Snyder’s conversation was brief after his Guilderland tennis players saw their 45-match winning streak halted Thursday at Beth­ehem.

Oppedisano maintains tradition at Skidmore

For most club professionals, teaching the game is almost as fun as playing it.

A night to remember

A New York City area woman who survived the April 15, 1912 sinking of the Titanic felt compelled to write to President William Howard Taft to set the record straight.

Western fires mean big OT for DEC crews

At the back of the Saratoga Tree Nursery in Saratoga Springs sits a quiet barn where the state Department of Environmental Conservation stores the equipment needed to fight forest fires.

Albany Devils have look of a contender

ALBANY

Albany Devils have look of a contender

Yes, the cavalry has arrived, a collection of new-yet-familiar faces.

Seats at boardroom table still eluding women

Another spring, another proxy season, and another call for public companies to do more to ensure women a place at the boardroom table.

New gun storage law raises many questions

When Saratoga Springs passed its gun storage law April 6, I received a number of emails asking my opinion.

Crawford, Simien bringing Louisiana to town

Crawford, Simien bringing Louisiana to town

Louisiana visits with pianist Davell Crawford tonight at the Cock ’n Bull in Galway and Terrance Simien and his Zydeco Experience on Friday at the Massry Center at The College of Saint Rose.

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