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Q & A: Historian Weible takes populist approach to past events

Q & A: Historian Weible takes populist approach to past events

Sunday, June 8, 2014
In December 1931, Cornell professor Carl Becker told a meeting of the American Historical Association that everyone is his or her own historian.
 
New summer film festival to honor memory of critic Dan DiNicola

New summer film festival to honor memory of critic Dan DiNicola

Saturday, June 7, 2014
When Maria Perreca Papa began thinking of ways to celebrate her family’s 100 years in the bakery business, movies such as “Moonstruck” and “My Cousin Vinny” kept on creeping into her consciousness. So did her high school English teacher, Dan DiNicola.
 
Community garden grows in Schenectady's Vale Cemetery
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Community garden grows in Schenectady's Vale Cemetery

Monday, June 2, 2014

A garden plot in Vale Cemetery has been transformed into a community-supported agriculture operation that will provide harvest shares in exchange for garden work.
 
Youths tend garden, create art at Amsterdam community center

Youths tend garden, create art at Amsterdam community center

Sunday, June 1, 2014
This summer, for a second season, the Community Garden is coming to life in a tough neighborhood in the city’s East End.
 
Twain, Lincoln impersonators set for Decoration Day event

Twain, Lincoln impersonators set for Decoration Day event

Thursday, May 29, 2014
When Don Coons portrays Mark Twain, he plays things pretty close to the vest.
 
Empire State Plaza features a spectrum of geological stories

Empire State Plaza features a spectrum of geological stories

Sunday, May 18, 2014
"Do you watch ‘The Walking Dead’?" Ed Landing is thinking about flesh-eating zombies as he walks through the lobby of the New York State Museum.
 
Historic Eastfield: It's a hidden jewel, but not a museum

Historic Eastfield: It's a hidden jewel, but not a museum

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Just riding through rural Rensselaer County can stir up memories of a bygone era, and for those fortunate enough to stop at Eastfield Village, a trip back to the early 19th century becomes about as real as you can get, thanks to Don Carpentier.
 
Three families struggle to find a home and care for their developmentally disabled daughters

Three families struggle to find a home and care for their developmentally disabled daughters

Saturday, May 17, 2014
In advance of Tuesday's rally at the state Capitol, three local families talk about their struggles to find a home and care for their developmentally disabled daughters.
 
As Ford's signature Mustang turns 50, the joys are timeless

As Ford's signature Mustang turns 50, the joys are timeless

Thursday, May 15, 2014
At 14, Charlie McCormack III is already looking at his father’s trio of Ford Mustang automobiles. But hands off those steering wheels — because Charlie McCormack Jr. plans to drive Henry Ford’s quick and nimble machines for another few decades.
 
Where there's a mom, there's a thankful son or daughter, too

Where there's a mom, there's a thankful son or daughter, too

Sunday, May 11, 2014
For Mother’s Day, sons and daughters around the Capital Region will appreciate and celebrate top women in their lives with words and deeds. We interviewed several students in the region.
 

Tours, clubs give senior centers a livelier image

Friday, May 9, 2014
Excursions abroad, spa visits, fitness club memberships, cocktail parties — they’re not things commonly associated with senior centers but they should be.
 

Know when to 'tone down' workers, experts suggest

Friday, May 9, 2014
Couch potatoes aren’t the only ones who should think hard about how much physical activity they get.
 
Ed Gifford, 90, is a 60-year member of the Electric City Chorus and  co-founder of barbershop quartet

Ed Gifford, 90, is a 60-year member of the Electric City Chorus and co-founder of barbershop quartet

Friday, May 9, 2014
Ed Gifford doesn’t need a radio. He’s always got a song on his lips.
 
Farm owner watched first Gateway Bridge being built in 1920s

Farm owner watched first Gateway Bridge being built in 1920s

Friday, May 9, 2014
Everett Rau was just a little boy when construction began on the first Western Gateway Bridge, but he remembers it like it was yesterday.
 
Focus on mind and body helps Greenfield Center’s Bruchac achieve martial arts success

Focus on mind and body helps Greenfield Center’s Bruchac achieve martial arts success

Friday, May 9, 2014
Competitors who wind up on a mat with Joe Bruchac soon find out he’s not to be taken lightly.
 
 

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