Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015
The town of Rotterdam will hold a ceremony on the 74th anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor.
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015
Mohawk Valley Museum Consortium member sites will sponsor “Heritage Holidays In The Mohawk Valley,” with the numerous programs and activities.
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
As historical figures go, none buried in the Ballston Spa Village Cemetery is more important than John W. Taylor.
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
In 1995, Martha Simone and nine of her friends decided to step into Thanksgiving. They spent part of their morning in Martha’s “step and sculpt” aerobics class at the YWCA. Other people celebrated Thanksgiving in different ways in 1990 and 1995.
Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Maria Gutta Franke remembers growing up in Albany’s South End. “We were poor, but my father never owed a bill in his life,” Franke says to the camera. “We lived very well.”
Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
Charles E. Wilson had a busy 1949.
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
Students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are designing lighting plans to illuminate two bronze statues of Thomas Edison and Charles Steinmetz, erected last May at the intersection of South Ferry Street and Erie Boulevard in Schenectady.
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
Around the town — around the years. Today, Capital Region Scrapbook bounces around the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s.
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015
When Train No. 74 bound for New York City pulled out of Schenectady’s Union Station on Saturday, June 28, 1969, it was a sad day in the city’s long and rich railroad history.
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
Flooding, snowstorms, a flu outbreak, even a fire — any of those might have slowed a group of Wisconsin nuns who say none of it has kept their order from praying nonstop for hundreds of thousands of people over the last 137 years.
Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
They would have talked about the game for decades. Two undefeated Schenectady high school powerhouses would meet for their annual Election Day rumble in 1954.
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Capital Region Scrapbook is so cute today, it’s scary.
AMSTERDAM & SCHENECTADY
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
A model of a tank designed and manufactured at ALCO in Schenectady is the center of a dispute over where it should be best displayed.
Monday, Oct. 19, 2015
Downtown Schenectady had plenty of choices for shopping during the 1950s and ’60s. Wallace’s was among the department stores that received visitors every day. People shopped for baseballs, beach balls, ties, table cloths, blankets, blouses and doll houses. And hundreds of other items.
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015
The village of Schoharie on Friday received $10,000 for a survey of historic structures, the first step toward the creation of a National Register Historic District in the village.