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Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

The next time you fly, a free snack--or even a meal--may await you in economy class.

Is this the real KFC Original Recipe?

Is this the real KFC Original Recipe?

Our mission: find out if 11 ingredients handwritten on a piece of paper could be the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices that go into Kentucky Fried Chicken's Original Recipe

Balsamic grilled swordfish paired with arugula pasta

Balsamic grilled swordfish paired with arugula pasta

Swordfish steaks are a treat on the grill in the summer. The secret is not to overcook the swordfish.

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

SCHENECTADY

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

The Schenectady Van Curler Music Store has lost a long battle with the internet.

As teens leave for college, families feel a jumble of emotions

As teens leave for college, families feel a jumble of emotions

When Victoria Dawson flew last week from Washington to Boulder, Colorado, to drop off her daughter Ellie for her freshman year of college, she and Ellie’s father saw it as a chance for some final quality time together.

It's family, not friends, who may help you live longer, study says

It's family, not friends, who may help you live longer, study says

A new study shows that people with more family members as close confidants - as opposed to close friends - tend to live longer.

Why your smart friends can seem like such slackers

Why your smart friends can seem like such slackers

People who like to use their brains are a lot less physically active than people who don't, according to research published this month in the Journal of Health Psychology.

Albany Medical College students take pulse of community

ALBANY

Albany Medical College students take pulse of community

Dozens of first-year students at Albany Medical College participated today in the 15th annual Carnival on the Hill, a gathering of neighbors, friends and family in Albany’s West Hill neighborhood.

Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

CAROGA LAKE

Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

Chardel Houck said the storm that struck her family’s RV park on Pine Lake last Saturday evening was over in less than a minute.

Hot Spot serves up sweet and savory Jamaican cuisine

Hot Spot serves up sweet and savory Jamaican cuisine

Hot Spot, the new Jamaican restaurant, located next to Proctors on Broadway, has an assortment of tables, both regular and high-top, and a small counter with two stools.

Retro camper in Saratoga is a pop-up shop

Retro camper in Saratoga is a pop-up shop

Every Saturday, a butternut-yellow Shasta camper, circa 1964, is parked at Saratoga Race Course.

For avid reader, breaking up with books is so very hard to do

For avid reader, breaking up with books is so very hard to do

What does a book lover do when she runs out of space for more books?

Pen pals for 70 years: nothing changes this friendship

SHARON TOWNSHIP, Ohio

Pen pals for 70 years: nothing changes this friendship

Lois and Freda have been friends for 70 years, but have been in each other's presence exactly four times - an average of once every 17 years.

Summer Garden Minestrone makes perfect, refreshing August fare

Summer Garden Minestrone makes perfect, refreshing August fare

Plump summer tomatoes and fresh basil give refreshing flavors to a quick minestrone soup.

In finding a work-life balance, it's OK not to be a superhero

PITTSBURGH

In finding a work-life balance, it's OK not to be a superhero

Climbing the career ladder without sacrificing family time presents a challenge. Many employees fear job security or failing to make quota if they scrap the office for time at home.

Learning to swim at 75. Why not?

NEW YORK

Learning to swim at 75. Why not?

Like many others, Lewis Grossberger went to the YMCA to learned to swim. His first try was at 8 years old--he succeeded at 75, at another Y about 160 miles away.

This great-grandmother coaches an Olympic champion. Now let her by.

This great-grandmother coaches an Olympic champion. Now let her by.

The woman who didn’t believe it prudent to coach her own children has earned the trust of her athletes by treating them as family.

Blaze Pizza to open another 200 restaurants nationwide

LOS ANGELES

Blaze Pizza to open another 200 restaurants nationwide

The choose-your-own-toppings chain is popular both locally and nationally, with a 150 stores already open across the country.

Michael Phelps's infant has his own Instagram account. Read this before you make one for your kid.

Michael Phelps's infant has his own Instagram account. Read this before you make one for your kid.

Yes, the son of Olympic icon Michael Phelps has his very own Instagram account

Study: Schenectady Guyanese healthy food buyers

SCHENECTADY

Study: Schenectady Guyanese healthy food buyers

Where you buy your food can contribute to risk for obesity as much as what food you buy, a new study indicates.

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