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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.
 
CAPITAL REGION

With Mom, it really is the thought that counts

Friday, May 9, 2014
The National Retail Federation says we’ll spend $19.9 billion on Mother’s Day gifts this year.
 
Glenville Brownies’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ among activities in May of 1966

Glenville Brownies’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ among activities in May of 1966

Monday, May 5, 2014
The Brownies were all beauties in 1966. Girls from Troop 286, sponsored by the Pashley Elementary School Parent Teacher Association, presented their interpretation of “Sleeping Beauty” at the Glenville school on May 9, 1966.
 
Eleven pro wrestlers will be inducted at annual banquet

Eleven pro wrestlers will be inducted at annual banquet

Sunday, May 4, 2014
Leroy McGuirk will be among those inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in Amsterdam on May 17.
 
In Middleburgh, volunteers want help to make Best House last
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In Middleburgh, volunteers want help to make Best House last

Sunday, April 27, 2014
For nearly 100 years, the Best House at 1568 Clauverwie St. in Middleburgh provided village residents with an abundance of tender loving care. Now, the 130-year-old structure needs a little love in return.
 
East Greenbush woman brings superheroes to life

East Greenbush woman brings superheroes to life

Sunday, April 27, 2014
When Kelly Tenzyk makes an appearance as Zatanna, magic happens.
 
Local designers to put their fall creations on runway at new venue

Local designers to put their fall creations on runway at new venue

Thursday, April 24, 2014
On Saturday, Kristina Collins and five other fashion designers will showcase their fall collections at the fifth annual Electric City Couture Fashion Show.
 
Want a bunny? Give it much thought, preparation and care

Want a bunny? Give it much thought, preparation and care

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
If you’re thinking about surprising a child with a cute, cuddly, live bunny at Easter, think again.
 
Beachcombers show wonders of the deep in seashell collection

Beachcombers show wonders of the deep in seashell collection

Sunday, April 13, 2014
Treasures from the ocean turn up in the most unusual places. How about in South Troy, in a Plain Jane neighborhood more than 100 miles from the Atlantic?
 
Betting on the farm (with photo gallery)

Betting on the farm (with photo gallery)

Sunday, April 13, 2014
State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk grew up on a dairy farm in New Jersey and over the past 25 years has managed her own sheep farm in Duanesburg. Tkaczyk said she is glad to have the opportunity to educate her colleagues in the state Legislature about the needs of farmers in New York.
 
 

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