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Town has Bavarian blast at annual Oktoberfest

GLENVILLE

Town has Bavarian blast at annual Oktoberfest

The seventh annual Glenville Oktoberfest was held Saturday at Maalwyck Park and featured German food, drink, dress and dance.

A delightful dining experience at Cafe Calabria

A delightful dining experience at Cafe Calabria

Our visit to Cafe Calabria was delightful from the moment we set foot in the restaurant.

Antique dolls: reflections of an earlier time

Antique dolls: reflections of an earlier time

Ursula Mertz knows a lot about dolls, so don’t tell her they’re nothing but a toy.

Woman searches for half-brother she never met

Woman searches for half-brother she never met

Andrea Rollier-Fitzpatrick wonders about Mark Robin, the half-brother she’s been trying to find for nearly the past 20 years.

Why amazing video games could be causing a big problem for America

Why amazing video games could be causing a big problem for America

While unemployment rates are going down, some young men are still not working or not working full-time. One reason, according to economists from Princeton, the University of Rochester and the University of Chicago: advancements in video game technology.

MILTON

Grange’s ‘Homesteading’ event aims to keep rural traditions alive

Whether you’re interested in chain saw safety or just learning how to make ice cream at home, the Milton Grange is offering to help people do more for themselves, or at least learn a little agricultural wisdom.

Your dog can make you feel better, and here's why

Your dog can make you feel better, and here's why

Scientists believe that the major source of people's positive reactions to pets comes from oxytocin, a hormone whose many functions include stimulating social bonding, relaxation and trust, and easing stress.

Beef Bourguignon: A peasant stew with a fancy reputation

Beef Bourguignon: A peasant stew with a fancy reputation

Braising transforms meat from tough to tender.

How to--and how not to--treat your bartender

How to--and how not to--treat your bartender

What do a bartender's regulars know that others don't? Here’s how to go from someone your bartender never wants to see again to someone they roll out the red carpet for.

Finger Lakes, look out. Grape things happening right here

Finger Lakes, look out. Grape things happening right here

You’ve heard that wine is part art, part science. That couldn’t be more true for the wines being made in and around the Capital Region.

Nowadays, it has to be 'cold brew' coffee

Nowadays, it has to be 'cold brew' coffee

Suddenly, everyone's too fancy to drink regular ol' iced coffee?

CRTC annual fundraiser in Scotia cancelled

CLIFTON PARK

CRTC annual fundraiser in Scotia cancelled

The Capital Region Theological Center’s annual fundraiser, scheduled for Oct. 3 at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, has been cancelled.

From sweat to sweaters: Fall arrives today

CAPITAL REGION

From sweat to sweaters: Fall arrives today

The sweltering summer succumbed to fall today when the autumnal equinox hit its mark at 10:21 a.m.

State's most dangerous animal is - man's best friend?

State's most dangerous animal is - man's best friend?

You might think you have a higher chance of being killed by a bear or a shark, if you think of dangerous animals. The CDC's here to set you straight.

Giant Pumpkinfest in Saratoga Springs Saturday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Giant Pumpkinfest in Saratoga Springs Saturday

A statewide contest featuring pumpkins that weigh as much as a race horse will be coming to Saratoga Springs Saturday.

Rise & shine: Early start urged for fans of balloon fest

Rise & shine: Early start urged for fans of balloon fest

Big birds will be the air this weekend in Queensbury.

Cookie, granola or rice bars are go-to treat for party, lunch or snack

Cookie, granola or rice bars are go-to treat for party, lunch or snack

Whether topped with a drizzle of chocolate or crumbly streusel, bars are perfect for bake sales and school lunches, perfect for potlucks and office parties, or simply a snack when you’re on the run.

Author’s cozy Cape Cod house inspired him to write a book

Author’s cozy Cape Cod house inspired him to write a book

Back in the 1940s, when Minnesota’s movers and shakers wanted to build a rustic yet upscale cabin on the North Shore, their go-to guy was Edwin Lundie.

How this mom found acceptance for her son in a clothing store just for girls

How this mom found acceptance for her son in a clothing store just for girls

Earlier this month, a mother took her 10-year-old son into a clothing store in Raleigh, N.C., whose motto is "Just for Girls!" That afternoon was the happiest Martie Todd Sirois has seen her son.

'Talk Like a Pirate Day' in-arrrgh-uably a great time in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK

'Talk Like a Pirate Day' in-arrrgh-uably a great time in Clifton Park

Young pirate enthusiasts gathered in the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Monday to celebrate annual Talk Like A Pirate Day.

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