CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
 
Neanderthals, humans had 'ample time' to mix

Neanderthals, humans had 'ample time' to mix

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
 
ALBANY

Historian: Location of 1614 Dutch fort pinpointed

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Four hundred years after Dutch explorers built a small fort along the banks of the upper Hudson River, a local historian said he believes he has pinpointed the exact location of the ill-fated stockade that was one of the earliest European settlements in North America.
 
Many Pleasant memories

Many Pleasant memories

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.
 
Dig at Lake George battleground turns up artifacts
LAKE GEORGE

Dig at Lake George battleground turns up artifacts

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.
 
The fashion world looks back on Lauren Bacall
NEW YORK

The fashion world looks back on Lauren Bacall

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.
 
GLENVILLE

Ellis opens new facility in Socha Plaza in Glenville

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Ellis Medicine opened its new primary care center Monday in the new Socha Plaza building on Route 50.
 
1975 Altamont Fair featured careening cars and more

1975 Altamont Fair featured careening cars and more

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.
 
Spa City's horse history predates track
STILLWATER

Spa City's horse history predates track

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.
 
World War I: the war that inspired innovative art
NEW YORK

World War I: the war that inspired innovative art

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.
 
ALBANY

WWII vet who found Hitler's top hat dies at 88

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.
 
Recordings reveal final days of Nixon White House

Recordings reveal final days of Nixon White House

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.
 
In 1969, Rural Urban Mixer brought two ways of life together

In 1969, Rural Urban Mixer brought two ways of life together

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.
 
Woolly mammoth tooth found in New Hampshire

Woolly mammoth tooth found in New Hampshire

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.
 
WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

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.
 
 

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