Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Prospective ghosts, witches and vampires know Halloween falls on a Friday this year. Bar and restaurant personnel in the Capital Region know that a weekend holiday event can equal larger crowds. To improve the odds, some places have scheduled elaborate Halloween parties, and will offer cash prizes for the best costumes.
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
In the fall of 1964, when students at the University at Albany began moving into the Dutch Quad dorm on the new uptown campus, it wasn’t love at first sight.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
Poor Martha. After four years she was still without a proper suitor, and on Sept. 1, 1914 she died, unable to keep alive the family line.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
On Saturday, more than 150 lovable pugs are expected to strut their stuff during the 15th annual Halloween PUG Party and Parade at Dynamite Hill Recreation Area in Chestertown.
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Every other Wednesday, first-time moms, Capital Region newcomers and veteran parents of preschoolers sit around a folding table covered in pipe cleaners, crayons and glue at the Niskayuna Recreation Center.
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Leaves in the trees along Route 40 in Schaghticoke are turning red and gold. Leaves on Mary and Gerry Barnhart’s grape vines are starting to turn light yellow — the growing and harvest seasons at Victory View Vineyard have ended.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Linda Sobieski began picking apples as a young girl. “It’s tradition,” said Sobieski, who lives in Carlisle, Schoharie County.
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Among the stories is a look at an updated Scotia home and the many mysteries it holds.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Most graduates of the all-girls school in Troy don’t forget about the place when they leave. Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage certainly didn’t.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
On Oct. 8, a "Blood Moon" will be in our sky again. Blood Moon has quickly become the popular term for the totally eclipsed moon.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
Patients are the heart of the reason members and friends of the Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital Auxiliary get dressed up each year and strut their stuff at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia.
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
The end of barbecue season doesn’t mean local produce is out of reach. Farms and grocers close to home will sell an array of flavorful fresh greens (and reds, oranges and browns) for longer than you might expect.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
“This season, plant growth is not overly stressed, which means it might be a fall foliage season that actually lasts,” says Fred Breglia, executive director of the George Landis Arboretum. The arboretum and Five Rivers Environmental Education Center are both hosting fall foliage events today.
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
An important aspect of any assisted living community is the ability to make its residents feel as comfortable and happy there as in their own houses. But home is where family is, and the staff at Ingersoll Place become just that.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
A massive Darth Vader hot air balloon will soar above Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport as the star attraction in the 42nd annual Adirondack Balloon Festival.