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Groups honored for Gazette Holiday Parade efforts
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Groups honored for Gazette Holiday Parade efforts

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Seven awards were distributed to businesses, schools and nonprofits for their creativity and enthusiasm in the Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Nov. 21.
 
Star Talk: Einstein’s theory of gravity turning 100

Star Talk: Einstein’s theory of gravity turning 100

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
Our understanding of the universe changed on Dec. 2, 1915. That was the day when a soft-spoken, wild-haired, German physicist named Albert Einstein presented his new description of gravity to the world.
 
Capital Region Scrapbook: Waiting on Old Man Winter

Capital Region Scrapbook: Waiting on Old Man Winter

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
Frank Sinatra used to sing about sand and sea — sea and sand — and the warm bright sun up there above.
 
Beginner quickly advanced to certified spinning instructor
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Beginner quickly advanced to certified spinning instructor

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015
Two years ago, a friend convinced Myra Woods to try a Spinning class at the Schenectady YMCA. Woods wasn’t sure she could do it.
 
Scrabble club competitors do their letter best

Scrabble club competitors do their letter best

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015
When the cold winds blow and your family huddles for the holidays, do you engage in feverish games of Scrabble?
 
Dancers of all ages take the floor at Latham nightclub

Dancers of all ages take the floor at Latham nightclub

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015
At Danceland, it doesn’t matter what age you are. Everyone can boogie.
 
Bright decorations make merry at Capital Region tree festivals

Bright decorations make merry at Capital Region tree festivals

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015
The toy train under Karen Helms’ evergreen is right on time. A red light blazes inside the engine, and whistles sound during each circular trip at the YWCA in Schenectady.
 
8 months after fire, Bel Cibo restaurant set to reopen
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8 months after fire, Bel Cibo restaurant set to reopen

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
After being out of business for more than eight months following a fatal fire, Jeanette Massaro said she is preparing to reopen Bel Cibo restaurant in the next few weeks.
 
Thanksgiving in ’90, ’95 featured exercise, service, food, triplets

Thanksgiving in ’90, ’95 featured exercise, service, food, triplets

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
In 1995, Martha Simone and nine of her friends decided to step into Thanksgiving. They spent part of their morning in Martha’s “step and sculpt” aerobics class at the YWCA. Other people celebrated Thanksgiving in different ways in 1990 and 1995.
 
Documentary celebrates Italians of Albany’s South End

Documentary celebrates Italians of Albany’s South End

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Maria Gutta Franke remembers growing up in Albany’s South End. “We were poor, but my father never owed a bill in his life,” Franke says to the camera. “We lived very well.”
 
CAPITAL REGION

HIV, AIDS no longer death sentence like in early years

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
“When you talk about HIV, you used to always be talking about death,” says Perry Junjulas, executive director at the Albany and Schenectady Damien Centers. “Now, you’re talking about the living.”
 
Reporter embraces best of both worlds
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Reporter embraces best of both worlds

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
Molly Congdon fulfilled a dream arriving at The Gazette last December. Now, she's decided to make a change that allows her to make a different kind of impact in the world as she follows yet another dream.
 
‘Mary Poppins,’ chimney sweeps in Gazette Holiday Parade
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‘Mary Poppins,’ chimney sweeps in Gazette Holiday Parade

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
Cassandra Coppola might open her umbrella and fly Saturday night.
 
Fire victim to sit by Santa at Gazette Holiday Parade
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Fire victim to sit by Santa at Gazette Holiday Parade

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
Liz Dolder needed clarification Wednesday: Was her niece Sa’fyre excited? Or was she sad?
 
In 1949, GE president celebrates half century with the company

In 1949, GE president celebrates half century with the company

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
Charles E. Wilson had a busy 1949.
 
 

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