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ROTTERDAM

Burglars can't get into house, steal car instead

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Police are investigating after thieves broke into a Long Avenue house early Sunday and stole a car from the garage.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Adoption of classroom technology far from uniform

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Some teachers in the Capital Region are Smart Board rock stars, using them to bring video and animation into every lesson.
 
Gazette Bridal Show draws appreciative crowd
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Gazette Bridal Show draws appreciative crowd

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Tables and booths that filled the Hall of Springs and Gideon Putnam on Sunday for the Gazette Bridal Show gave soon-to-be brides an opportunity to hire various services for their upcoming weddings.
 
Coffee-beer brewing in Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Coffee-beer brewing in Saratoga

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Sometimes it’s tough to choose between a strong cup of coffee or a nice cold beer.
 
Amsterdam's musical talent on display at concert
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam's musical talent on display at concert

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The Winter Showcase is an opportunity for people to see what is “right” with the city of Amsterdam. That’s what Terrie Jackson, a singer from Amsterdam, said Sunday after her rendition of Anton Robinson’s “Romance in Eb Major.”
 
BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa mayor seeks re-election

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Ballston Spa Mayor John P. Romano will run for re-election in March, despite a heart attack last month.
 
NEW YORK

Coach K gets 1,000th career win

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.
 
'American Sniper' passes $200 million mark
LOS ANGELES

'American Sniper' passes $200 million mark

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
"American Sniper," the military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle, topped the box office for a second weekend in a row with $64.4 million and surpassed $200 million since its release.
 
Northeast braces for massive snowstorm
NEW YORK

Northeast braces for massive snowstorm

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: a storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and Boston.
 
Japan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostages

Japan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostages

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed.
 
Police agencies seek to recruit more minority candidates
SCHENECTADY

Police agencies seek to recruit more minority candidates

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
What makes James Plowden’s journey to his hometown’s police department noteworthy is that he comes from a segment of the community from which the department and others around the region and country have struggled to draw personnel.
 
100 years later, Armenian genocide still painful lesson
WATERVLIET

100 years later, Armenian genocide still painful lesson

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
One hundred years after the Armenian genocide, stories about the massacre still cut to the bone. The Rev. Stepanos Doudoukjian, pastor of St. Peter’s Armenian Church in Watervliet, has heard them all his life, from family members and his congregation.
 
ALBANY

FINAL: Union 8, RPI 3 (Mayor's Cup)

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
Third annual game.
 
Frost Faire offers olde-tyme fun
STILLWATER

Frost Faire offers olde-tyme fun

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
More than 200 people came out for the Frost Faire, which was hosted by the park and the town of Stillwater and featured horse and carriage rides, cannon- and musket-firing demonstrations, decorative tin piercing and copper embossing, contra dancing, colonial handwriting demonstrations and a scavenger hunt and nature hike.
 
Anne Palamountain dies at 91
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Anne Palamountain dies at 91

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
Anne Tonnesen Palamountain, known as the first lady of Skidmore College for 22 years during a period of dynamic change at Skidmore, died Saturday at Saratoga Hospital of complications from pneumonia, the college reported. She was 91.
 
 

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