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Nanotech fabrics are a very important invention
Friday, May 10, 2013

Nanotechnology is the application of objects that are a billionth of a meter in size.

Photo of More time in the classroom is a good idea
Friday, May 10, 2013

Gov. Andrew Coumo wants to increase the length of time students in New York state go to school. The United States is falling behind in education compared to other countries, such as China, South Korea, and Canada.

Diabetes can be life-changing in a good way, too
Friday, May 10, 2013

In 2007, diabetes was the fifth leading cause of death to Americans. While more than 23 million people in the U.S. have this affliction, less than 18 million of them have been diagnosed.

Reading teacher ready for life’s next chapter
Friday, May 10, 2013

Local elementary reading teacher Katherine Lancaster retired on Jan. 31. She worked at Elmer Avenue Elementary in Schenectady and has been in the education business for a total of 24 years! And now she is looking forward to opening a new chapter of her life.

Petit, wire walker, puts his life on line for his art
Friday, May 10, 2013

Philippe Petit was a young man sitting in a dentist’s office when he saw the Twin Towers — or rather, a newspaper photo depicting the drawings for the future building that would emerge in New York City — for the first time. At that moment, a dream sparked inside of Petit’s heart and soul, a dream that would take Petit across the world and change the course of his very life.

Photo of 100-year-old sorority promotes scholarship, service
Friday, May 10, 2013

There is a group of strong and intelligent women who are members of an organization called the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.

Photo of Uniformity unwarranted in classroom
Friday, May 10, 2013

Does your school insist you wear school uniforms? Mine does.

Photo of Many ways to abuse an animal - and stop it
Friday, May 10, 2013

Many people do not realize that animal abuse is a major crime. To some people, animals are not as important as humans. If someone abused a human, should the punishment be any different than if someone abused an animal?

Photo of Luck, patience, timing are keys to seeing wild animals
Friday, May 10, 2013

Picture this: it’s a warm sunny day and you’re taking a walk through the forest, absently. Little do you know, nearby there’s a few mice and chipmunks. There’s even a young coyote hunting a rabbit not too far away from where you are walking! However, you don’t notice any of this.

Photo of Science Research program helps students get ahead
Friday, May 10, 2013

There are thousands of straight-A students all across the country, but what sets one of them apart from another?

Photo of Opening a restaurant is tough but rewarding
Friday, May 10, 2013

It’s hard work opening a restaurant, even with 20 years of experience and a lot of planning.

Photo of Life on the farm has advantages and drawbacks
Friday, May 10, 2013

Kyle Donnan, a 2009 graduate of Galway High School, has always had the goal of owning his own farm one day.

Student athletes should be able to drop gym class
Friday, May 10, 2013

My sister wanted to be an engineer. She also wants, loves and is great at art.

Photo of Puppy mills bad for dogs and must be stopped
Friday, May 10, 2013

How would you like it if you woke up in a cage only a couple inches bigger than you with wire floors killing your feet and hands?

Photo of Numbers don't add up anymore for college education
Friday, May 10, 2013

In December 2007, the United States entered what economists have regarded as the worst recession since the Great Depression. The median household income plummeted, and took with it the national and global economic state as a whole.


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