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Harley Rendezvous is about family and freedom
MARIAVILLE

Harley Rendezvous is about family and freedom

Friday, June 26, 2015
Organizer Frank Potter says that the Harley Rendezvous motorcycle rally is, as much as anything, a yearly family reunion for the regular participants. One attendee added that it's "freedom at its best."
 
Beards ride a wave of popularity
CAPITAL REGION

Beards ride a wave of popularity

Friday, June 26, 2015
If you have noticed more men with big beards recently, you are not imagining things. Facial hair has been a growing trend since around 2012, long enough that many now say the trend is reversing. But it appears the whiskers aren’t going down without a fight.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Summer walking tours underway in Saratoga Springs

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation began its season of historic walking tours Sunday and released a complete schedule of summer events.
 
Adult children remember words of wisdom from their dads

Adult children remember words of wisdom from their dads

Sunday, June 21, 2015
On Father's Day, sons and daughters remember the valuable advice their dads passed down to them.
 
Summit meetings at Lake George

Summit meetings at Lake George

Sunday, June 14, 2015
On Sunday, July 5, hikers will walk or climb together with volunteer leaders to 12 different sites around Lake George.
 
Residents are upbeat about Schenectady in producer’s series

Residents are upbeat about Schenectady in producer’s series

Sunday, June 7, 2015
The goal is simple for Adrianne Maros. In her "Schenectady Project," she is looking for people who like what they do, like Schenectady and are willing to go on the record in brief interviews.
 
The big house on the hill

The big house on the hill

Sunday, May 31, 2015
By all accounts, E.W. Rice, president of the General Electric Company from 1913 to 1922, was a quiet and unassuming kind of guy. His residence at the northeast corner of Lenox Road and Union Avenue, however, has always had a much more commanding presence.
 
Cap Region Boomers: RVs, triathlons and going back to school

Cap Region Boomers: RVs, triathlons and going back to school

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Our quarterly publication "Cap Region Boomers" contains a variety of stories aimed at those over age 50.
 
Coxsackie to celebrate 'earlier' declaration of independence

Coxsackie to celebrate 'earlier' declaration of independence

Sunday, May 17, 2015
More than a year before the Founding Fathers earned Great Britain’s wrath by offering up the Declaration of Independence in 1776, Rev. Johannes Schuneman and the people of Coxsackie had already created a little discontent of their own.
 
New director hopes more will visit Grant site

New director hopes more will visit Grant site

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Mary Martini Faith is getting to know Ulysses S. Grant, and from what she’s seen so far, he’s a pretty likable guy.
 
Never forget: Armed Forces Day honors all who serve in military

Never forget: Armed Forces Day honors all who serve in military

Saturday, May 16, 2015
People might not remember the day that honors all branches of the military. It’s today — Armed Forces Day is always observed on the third Saturday of May.
 

UAlbany professor earns prestigious social work award

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Fifty years after the University at Albany’s School of Social Welfare was created, it seems to be in very capable hands.
 
Jackson's Garden a peaceful retreat at Union College

Jackson's Garden a peaceful retreat at Union College

Sunday, May 10, 2015
When the sun is shining, Union College students and faculty grab a snack and relax on the outdoor patio overlooking Jackson's Garden, an eight-acre paradise filled with hundreds of perennials.
 
An exciting new world for moms

An exciting new world for moms

Sunday, May 10, 2015
For Mother’s Day, The Sunday Gazette found three moms who are just starting out. Here are their stories — about what they’ve learned about their children and themselves.
 
Sociologist McKinley, 95, still making a difference
ALTAMONT

Sociologist McKinley, 95, still making a difference

Saturday, May 9, 2015
"When I came to America, someone told me, ‘No vet school for a woman.’ So I studied sociology," says Hedi McKinley. And the 95-year-old former UAlbany professor has spent a lifetime helping others.
 
 

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