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Air Force siblings Jean and Charles Eells set for Patriot Flight

CLIFTON PARK

Air Force siblings Jean and Charles Eells set for Patriot Flight

Sixty-five years after Jean Marie Eells raised eyebrows by enlisting in the Air Force right out of high school, she and her brother Charles are taking part in the Patriot Flight with other local veterans to the nation’s capital today.

Niskayuna parent, teacher join ride to draw attention to missing kids

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna parent, teacher join ride to draw attention to missing kids

Shouts and cheers greeted around 50 cyclists on the Ride for Missing Children as they made their first school stop of the day at Birchwood Elementary on Friday.

New York fall foliage behind schedule this year

CAPITAL REGION

New York fall foliage behind schedule this year

It’s October, and autumn colors are coming to the Capital Region.

Autumn Inspirations Quilt Show this weekend at Proctors

The 15th Autumn Inspirations Biennial Quilt Show will be held today and Sunday at Proctor's GE Theatre, 532 State St.

Community event emphasizes bike safety

SCHENECTADY

Community event emphasizes bike safety

Dozens of kids and their families spent the afternoon outside the Boys and Girls Club on Craig Street in the Hamilton Hill neighborhood of Schenectady for a bike demonstration community event.

Pastor, ‘legend’ argue pros, cons of porn at Proctors

SCHENECTADY

Pastor, ‘legend’ argue pros, cons of porn at Proctors

The discussion taking place at Proctors on Tuesday night wasn’t for virgin ears.

Fashion Week a spin on imagination

Fashion Week a spin on imagination

In terms of fashion, New York City is six months ahead of the rest of the country. But for September, the rest of us get a chance to catch up.

Capitol Hauntings tours set to begin

ALBANY

Capitol Hauntings tours set to begin

Online registration is now available for the annual Capitol Hauntings tours of the New York State Capitol.

St. Luke's in Schenectady celebrates groundbreaking

SCHENECTADY

St. Luke's in Schenectady celebrates groundbreaking

About 50 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday afternoon for the addition to St. Luke’s on State Street in Schenectady.

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

CLIFTON PARK

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

Eight years after 13-year-old Nick Cammarata lost his battle with an aggressive form of cancer, the Clifton Park community continues to gather for an annual run and family carnival in his honor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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