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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.

The basic rules of tipping that everyone should know about

The basic rules of tipping that everyone should know about

What is it about tipping that makes the process so fraught? Whether it's confusion about what's appropriate, guilt that you might not be leaving enough cash or just fuzzy math, there's no part of the dining experience that creates more debate.

Operation at Ease saves vets with PTSD using rescue dogs

NISKAYUNA

Operation at Ease saves vets with PTSD using rescue dogs

The premise of Operation at Ease is simple: fulfilling the needs of veterans struggling with PTSD and finding a loving home for dogs who have recently been rescued. But for the veterans and dogs, it’s much more than that.

Backpack program provides students with fuel to succeed

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Backpack program provides students with fuel to succeed

A program that provides weekend meals for Schenectady students – a partnership that includes Schenectady schools, the City Mission, Schenectady Foundation, Golub Corporation, MVP Healthcare and SEFCU – is looking to reach over 1,000 students this school year.

Niskayuna fun run promotes a sense of community

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna fun run promotes a sense of community

The sound of pounding feet reverberated around town hall on Saturday evening. Although the footsteps were frenzied, it was all in good fun.

At The Tartan, fish passes test but sandwich is uninspiring

At The Tartan, fish passes test but sandwich is uninspiring

The menu was also uncomplicated with categories designated with high school athletics themes.

Will a moose appear during this year’s festival?

Will a moose appear during this year’s festival?

Gary Lee is on the lookout for Harold, a large bull moose who has ruled the roost in the Moose River Plains for more than five years now.

Event celebrates Schenectady’s black history

Event celebrates Schenectady’s black history

When Marsha Mortimore’s first foray into local black history ran into a few dead ends, she wasn’t quite sure where to turn. Then she walked into the Grems-Doolittle Library at the Schenectady County Historical Society.

DEC warns about Adirondack High Peaks parking

LAKE PLACID

DEC warns about Adirondack High Peaks parking

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning hikers that a popular parking area will likely fill up fast on Columbus Day weekend.

Hundreds of baby squirrels that fell from trees during storm are rescued

Hundreds of baby squirrels that fell from trees during storm are rescued

Baby squirrels fell from trees in Virginia during the high winds of tropical storm Hermine and rescue groups are working to rehabilitate them.

Uncommon Grounds brews up a new location in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK

Uncommon Grounds brews up a new location in Clifton Park

Uncommon Grounds, a local coffee and bagel joint, continues to expand its reach in the Capital Region with a new location in Clifton Park.

Bosnia recipes evoke taste, feeling of Eastern Europe

Bosnia recipes evoke taste, feeling of Eastern Europe

It’s hearty, stick-to-your-ribs fare, just right for getting you through a hard day’s work or a cold winter’s night.

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