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Dress up the turkey with a sweet or spicy stuffing

Dress up the turkey with a sweet or spicy stuffing

To stuff or not to stuff is not the only Thanksgiving dilemma. What about the kind of stuffing itself?

Plain 1950s rambler becomes midcentury cool ‘wow’ house

Plain 1950s rambler becomes midcentury cool ‘wow’ house

At first, Robert and Jill Prevost thought their 1970s two-story in south Minneapolis was their “forever home.”

Michelle Obama's Vogue cover is more celebrity glamour than pearl-wearing first lady

Michelle Obama's Vogue cover is more celebrity glamour than pearl-wearing first lady

If there is any takeaway from the images by photographer Annie Leibovitz, it is that Obama is offering up a version of herself to the public that is separate and distinct from the role she has filled for nearly eight years. The message is not brusque or without nostalgia and gratitude. But she is done. Finished. Free.

Pearl Harbor's 75th anniversary: share your memories with us

CAPITAL REGION

Pearl Harbor's 75th anniversary: share your memories with us

The attack on Pearl Harbor took place 75 years ago next month, and The Daily Gazette hopes people will share their memories with us.

In Bellevue, safe crossings, smiles, friendships

In Bellevue, safe crossings, smiles, friendships

Donna Riggi, 70, has been a crossing guard for the City of Schenectady for the past 40 years.

Chopstick Bistro lends new variety to old favorites

Chopstick Bistro lends new variety to old favorites

Sometimes, one finds a treasure right in one’s own back yard.

Stanton's life-long fight celebrated

JOHNSTOWN

Stanton's life-long fight celebrated

The "intellectual matron of the women’s suffrage movement" was born in Johnstown 201 years ago yesterday.

Supermoon will be closest to Earth since 1948

Supermoon will be closest to Earth since 1948

Sunday night, when the moon rises into the dark sky, you can expect a spectacular show.

'Seinfeld' character to dish out soup Saturday

ALBANY

'Seinfeld' character to dish out soup Saturday

He’s known to TV viewers as the “The Soup Man” or “The Soup Nazi” on the long-running “Seinfeld” on NBC, which continues today in reruns and streaming on Hulu.

Veteran's son, grandson complete Mt. Fuji quest

SCHENECTADY

Veteran's son, grandson complete Mt. Fuji quest

Inside, part of Charlie Merriam is still the young naval officer who tried on a whim to climb Mt. Fuji when he was a member of the U.S. occupation forces in Japan in the months after World War II.

Colonie vet shares stories about time in WWII

COLONIE

Colonie vet shares stories about time in WWII

Colonie resident William C. Butz, 97, can offer compelling stories about his time in World War II.

Wait till you taste these waffles

Wait till you taste these waffles

We all know that superlatives have lost whatever meaning they ever had (thanks, Internet!). But we can also all agree that waffles are one of the reasons it’s good to be alive.

Election day a historic one for Pantsuit Nation

CAPITAL REGION

Election day a historic one for Pantsuit Nation

The mostly secret Facebook group, which has more than 2.5 million members, has inspired local members to wear their own versions of Clinton's famed garments to the polls.

Couple renovate 125-year-old Minnesota farmhouse

Couple renovate 125-year-old Minnesota farmhouse

Most people wouldn’t touch the renovation of an 1890s farmhouse, let alone one in foreclosure.

Trump, Clinton made stops in Capital Region in 1989, 2000

CAPITAL REGION

Trump, Clinton made stops in Capital Region in 1989, 2000

Back then, there was no talk about the presidency — just horses and bicycles.

Mitzvah Day provides opportunity to give back to community

SCHENECTADY

Mitzvah Day provides opportunity to give back to community

A few hundred people dispersed into the Capital Region on Sunday to donate their time and provide community service as part of Mitzvah Day.

Alert caretaker saves life in Palatine Bridge

PALATINE BRIDGE

Alert caretaker saves life in Palatine Bridge

Virginia Eaker would have died on her 62nd birthday had it not been for the actions of Joanne Hogan, a neighbor's home health aide.

Having a blast while learning

GALWAY

Having a blast while learning

On Saturday, in a field off Sacandaga Road in Galway, dozens of 2-liter soda bottles were achieving every 2-liter soda bottle’s dream: to be repurposed as a rocket and launched hundreds of feet through the air in the name of science.

Children battling cancer gather to dance, have fun

CLIFTON PARK

Children battling cancer gather to dance, have fun

Nick’s Fight to Be Healed Foundation held the second annual “Dance to be Healed” event for Capital Region children battling cancer and their families on Saturday at the Park Manor Hotel in Clifton Park.

Food, decor enjoyed at new classic diner

Food, decor enjoyed at new classic diner

The familiar 1950s silver diner on Route 9 is humming again; filled with people, noise, good food and good humor.

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