Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
When Mont Pleasant’s classes of 1968, 1969 and 1970 were in school, Woodstock, the Vietnam War, Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. were major topics of discussion. At their Aug. 29 reunion, they can revisit those days or talk about more modern news.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
An archaeological dig at a Colonial military site in the southern Adirondacks of New York has turned up thousands of artifacts.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Bacall, who died Tuesday at 89, was a fashion darling of a unique sort. A model at 16, later a pal of Yves Saint Laurent and a frequent wearer of designs by Norman Norell, she wore the clothes — not the other way around.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Ellis Medicine opened its new primary care center Monday in the new Socha Plaza building on Route 50.
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
The 1975 Altamont Fair had plenty of things to grab your attention. That included the “Hell Drivers” in Jack Kochman’s Thrill Show.
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Horses have been a huge part of Saratoga summers since 1863, but way back in 1777 the poor ponies were involved in a different game with much bigger stakes than The Travers, The Whitney or The Alabama.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
World War I was unique for the art it inspired, and for the art's disillusion with war itself; winners and losers both despaired.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
The New York man whose story of finding Adolf Hitler's top hat at the end of World War II was told in a 2003 documentary film has died. Richard Marowitz was 88.
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president told the tale of his fall from grace in his own words. For three decades, his version has largely gathered dust — until this week.
Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
John J. Gann Jr. was worried about the future. It was the summer of 1969, and city dwellers were becoming annoyed with urban conditions. They were moving to the country, and suburban developments were becoming common sights. Now, city problems such as preservation of open and farm lands, rising taxes, pollution and traffic congestion were becoming country problems.
Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014
When a biology professor realized that an unidentifiable object he found and discarded 10 years ago was likely New Hampshire's first woolly mammoth tooth, he vowed to find another.
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
The sights and sounds of World War I flight are recreated regularly at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in New York's Hudson Valley.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
On Friday, a group of insurgents will be honored in state ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Members of a Japanese organization are combing through World Word II records at the New York State Military Museum for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Good times will roll again next month for Judy Heffernan Elmy and other members of Amsterdam High School’s Class of 1964. The group’s three-day, 50th-anniversary celebration will begin Friday, Aug. 8.