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Makeover draws raves, prepares woman for workforce

Makeover draws raves, prepares woman for workforce

Friday, March 13, 2015
When Tonya Chervin walked into the YWCA lobby after her makeover Tuesday, she was surrounded by admirers.
 
Local man, ex-prosecutor candid about his fall
SCHENECTADY

Local man, ex-prosecutor candid about his fall

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Andrew McKenna robbed his first bank and he felt in control again. The former federal prosecutor and Schenectady native’s life had long since spiraled out of control as his drug addictions grew from prescription painkillers to heroin.
 
Albany to crack down on St. Pat’s suds
ALBANY

Albany to crack down on St. Pat’s suds

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Albany has a message for people heading out to its St. Patrick's Day parades Saturday. You can wear your green, but leave the 12-pack at home.
 
Local radio icon Don Weeks dead at 76
ROTTERDAM

Local radio icon Don Weeks dead at 76

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
It doesn’t matter whom you ask — bosses or colleagues, family or friends — there was only one Don Weeks, whether you are talking about the Hall of Fame radio icon or the person.
 
Libraries, big or small, serve multiple needs, act as meeting places

Libraries, big or small, serve multiple needs, act as meeting places

Sunday, March 8, 2015
Working at the Town of Ballston Community Library involves a lot more than just deciphering the Dewey Decimal System.
 
Makeovers offered to two women getting back into workforce

Makeovers offered to two women getting back into workforce

Friday, March 6, 2015
Two local women looking to join the workforce will get a free boost Tuesday from area beauty and fashion professionals.
 
In Saratoga Springs, meditation helps many to live in the moment

In Saratoga Springs, meditation helps many to live in the moment

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Close your eyes. Take a deep breath . . . Follow your breath as you inhale and exhale . . .”
 
Cap Region Boomers focuses on those over 50

Cap Region Boomers focuses on those over 50

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
A woman who makes vintage-style aprons and an 88-year-old who still finds time to go to the gym. Those are some of the stories in today's Cap Region Boomers.
 
Winter Festival of Maslenitsa is Russian Mardi Gras

Winter Festival of Maslenitsa is Russian Mardi Gras

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Good times were rolling in New Orleans last week, when Mardi Gras took over the town. But for Russians and Russian-Americans in the Capital Region, the pre-Lenten celebration will happen Saturday.
 
Campbell House Home lends historic character to lower State Street

Campbell House Home lends historic character to lower State Street

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
When Daniel Campbell built his home in 1762 at the corner of what are now Church and State streets, it was the finest house in Schenectady.
 
Screenwriter does L.A. job from Wilton home
WILTON

Screenwriter does L.A. job from Wilton home

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
For 29 years, Edithe Swensen has been creating screenplays for television from her home near Saratoga Springs
 
Playground hibernates: Blanket of white covers Great Escape

Playground hibernates: Blanket of white covers Great Escape

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015
The lady is ever vigilant, even on the coldest nights of an Adirondack winter.
 
After stroke, Rotterdam man becomes painter, printer

After stroke, Rotterdam man becomes painter, printer

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
Before he had a stroke, Brian Aunchman never used a paintbrush for anything other than painting a wall. Now, from his brush comes bouquets, the Statue of Liberty, Picasso-inspired work and abstract designs.
 
Advances in lighting will be among changes in the years ahead

Advances in lighting will be among changes in the years ahead

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
There will no flying cars this year. Probably not next year, either. But 15 years into the new century, technology moves on.
 
Civil rights and wrongs: Assessing 'Selma'

Civil rights and wrongs: Assessing 'Selma'

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Alice Green doesn’t pretend to be a movie critic, so she’s not interested in debating just how good a film “Selma” actually is.
 
 

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