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Capital Roots: See how community gardens grow

Capital Roots: See how community gardens grow

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Spring has finally come to Sharon DiLorenzo’s garden on Cutler Street, in Schenectady’s Mont Pleasant section.
 
Home cooking famous at family-friendly Bear's
DUANESBURG

Home cooking famous at family-friendly Bear's

Sunday, April 26, 2015
When Bob Payne Sr. decided to open his own place after years of working in the restaurant business as a bartender, it didn’t take him long to find his head chef. Patricia, his wife, was well-qualified.
 

CSR professor to discuss changes at GE

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Lisa Kannenberg has been a history buff since she was 7.
 

New site for fashion show helps draw sponsors

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Co-founder Corey Aldrich moved the Electric City Couture fashion show to the Universal Preservation Hall last year, and its popularity has increased.
 
Region's designers to show off their wares

Region's designers to show off their wares

Thursday, April 23, 2015
The Schenectady brother and sister team of Marika and Charles Contompasis will have their designs on the runway Saturday at the 6th annual Electric City Couture Fashion Show.
 
St. Baldrick wants your hair

St. Baldrick wants your hair

Sunday, April 19, 2015
St. Baldrick’s life is celebrated every year, as bold men and bolder women donate full heads of hair to help out children in need.
 
When aging parent must be moved, it’s a complex process

When aging parent must be moved, it’s a complex process

Sunday, April 19, 2015
A friend is in the middle of the tense logistics of moving his elderly and ill father up from Florida to be near him. We talked about it — the process, the complexity, the inevitability — because I did the same with my mother.
 
Want a parrot's trust? This program is for you
NISKAYUNA

Want a parrot's trust? This program is for you

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Capital Region Parrot Society is a nonprofit organization that specializes in bird rescue and adoption and educates members and the public about caring for parrots.
 
Six great Capital Region distilleries to get your drink on

Six great Capital Region distilleries to get your drink on

Sunday, April 12, 2015
What ever your pleasure — whiskey, gin, vodka or moonshine — you can now find spirits that were hand-crafted close to home.
 
Bowling shirt tradition rolls along in some leagues

Bowling shirt tradition rolls along in some leagues

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Bowl sharp and look sharp — those are the two chief rules in the Vitalo Classic bowling league.
 
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam brush pickup fee deadline nears

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The deadline is fast-approaching for Rotterdam residents who want to opt out of a controversial $50 leaf and brush pickup fee instituted by the Town Board last year.
 
Egg hunt! All over the region, children will dash for candy and cash

Egg hunt! All over the region, children will dash for candy and cash

Sunday, March 29, 2015
The eggs will be hidden at Mike Lenigan’s place in Halfmoon today. The chaos will be easy to find.
 
Seneca Building, once city's tallest, remains an icon on Jay Street

Seneca Building, once city's tallest, remains an icon on Jay Street

Sunday, March 22, 2015
The block of Jay Street between Liberty and Franklin streets may never look the same again, but we do have photographs to help our memories, and we do have Don Klose’s model railroad layout in the basement of his Schenectady home.
 
Cellphones can be lifelines for poor
CAPITAL REGION

Cellphones can be lifelines for poor

Sunday, March 15, 2015
In a world that revolves around quick communication, cellphones have become an essential tool for much of the population. They can be pricey, but inexpensive options exist. There are also programs that provide free phones to those who struggle with poverty.
 
Dutchmen Dip raises $15K to take on cancer
SCHENECTADY

Dutchmen Dip raises $15K to take on cancer

Sunday, March 15, 2015
The women of the Union College volleyball team, and about 150 other brave souls, dove headfirst into a pool of water outside Union’s Reamer Campus Center on Saturday afternoon in the school’s third Dutchmen Dip to support students fighting cancer.
 
 

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