CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Sanford Mansion and grounds offer a glimpse of Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM

Sanford Mansion and grounds offer a glimpse of Amsterdam

Sunday, April 6, 2014
A tennis court, a sunken rose garden and a beautiful view of the Mohawk Valley are just some of the things that made Stephen Sanford’s home on Forge Street in Amsterdam a wonderful place to behold. Then, there’s the house itself.
 
Q & A: Plan ahead to reduce stress, health educator says

Q & A: Plan ahead to reduce stress, health educator says

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Relax — that’s one word of advice that community health educator Wendy Chirieleison can offer to reduce stress.
 
Professor: Region an ideal place to interest young people in history

Professor: Region an ideal place to interest young people in history

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Trying to spark a young person’s interest in history is a noble endeavor, according to Thomas Chambers, and in upstate New York it shouldn’t be much of a challenge.
 

Being respected and respecting others adds meaning to our lives

Sunday, March 30, 2014
There are many praiseworthy traits found within the human heart. Concepts such as responsibility, humility, and courage all stand out,
 

After Revolution, this Tory was not welcomed home

Sunday, March 30, 2014
What was Benjamin Beacraft thinking? After terrorizing his neighbors throughout the American Revolution, Beacraft figured that once the war was over he’d return to his home in the Schoharie Valley and resume life as if nothing had happened.
 
Retired couple revives dormant Easter exhibit as library fundraiser

Retired couple revives dormant Easter exhibit as library fundraiser

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Joseph and Berna Heyman loved the spot: a small historic house near a covered wooden bridge along the western bank of Fox Creek just outside the village of Schoharie. Then, they heard about the eggs, nearly 5,000 of them.
 
Duanesburg enjoys fun day showcasing 'everything it has to offer'
DUANESBURG

Duanesburg enjoys fun day showcasing 'everything it has to offer'

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Duanesburg Day is an annual celebration of the small town’s local heritage and culture, both past and present. “We really try to showcase everything Duanesburg has to offer,” said Mary Clifford, amom who organized this year's event.
 
Firefighter 5K race spotlights heart health
SCHENECTADY

Firefighter 5K race spotlights heart health

Sunday, March 30, 2014
More than 1,000 people ran the Run 4 Your Life 5K on a gray, overcast Saturday morning in Schenctady's Central Park. Many runners were family and friends of local firefighters and the firefighters themselves,
 
Tenandeho White Water Derby is ‘simply a thrill’ for area family
MECHANICVILLE

Tenandeho White Water Derby is ‘simply a thrill’ for area family

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Let others gather at the river — Bob and Patti Morris and their family will gather at the Tenandeho next Sunday. Sons Bobby and Dan will join their parents on the Tenandeho Creek for a family and springtime tradition — the White Water Derby in Mechanicville.
 
Let’s do lunch: KAPL Old Timers catch up at monthly outings

Let’s do lunch: KAPL Old Timers catch up at monthly outings

Saturday, March 29, 2014
Several retired draftsmen and designers from the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory have been meeting at the Glenville Queen each month for the past eight or nine years.
 
Perfect hominy: Hard corn the right ingredient for pork stew

Perfect hominy: Hard corn the right ingredient for pork stew

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
I love hominy and it is a perfect pairing with pork.
 
1979 Niskayuna High graduate relishes success of ‘Divergent’
NISKAYUNA

1979 Niskayuna High graduate relishes success of ‘Divergent’

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Katherine Tegen recognizes good material when it comes across her desk.
 

Spring cleaning on the cheap: Some tips on tidying up

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Spring cleaning is nearly upon us — and experts nationwide say it doesn’t have to cost a fortune to organize your home.
 
Glenville quilt shop part of nationwide display of 53 patriotic works
GLENVILLE

Glenville quilt shop part of nationwide display of 53 patriotic works

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Beginning this weekend, a Glenville quilt store will become a gallery for 53 patriotic quilts crafted by quilt designers from around the country in an expression of gratitude to America’s veterans.
 
Irish jokes are blend of wit, truth; local residents offer a few

Irish jokes are blend of wit, truth; local residents offer a few

Sunday, March 16, 2014
Some Capital Region residents share their favorite Irish jokes with us ahead of St. Patrick's Day.
 
 

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