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Tower of Power, NRBQ rolling into town

Tower of Power, NRBQ rolling into town

Tonight, Tower of Power plays the biggest show yet at the revived Cohoes Music Hall (58 Remsen St.): 10 players, with decades of hip tunes.

Whole Foods focused on ‘race to the top’

Whole Foods focused on ‘race to the top’

At the Whole Foods store at Colonie Center Wednesday morning, the baby organic carrots were as big as my thumb and the prepared foods bar was enticing but pricey — in other words, business as usual.

Fake news: Do your part to see it for what it is

And we all, quite frankly, need to let go of the notion that the mainstream media is corrupt.

'I Love NY' signs may violate federal standards

'I Love NY' signs may violate federal standards

Without getting into the interpersonal dynamics of a Williams family vacation, let's say I've spent a lot of time searching out those blue interstate highway services signs.

A sunny day for Cubs fanatic

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A sunny day for Cubs fanatic

Steve Cook slowly navigated the wet grassy slope late Thursday morning under a steady November rain.

Ruger .380 is columnist's choice for carry pistol

I recently received an email from a reader asking me, “Do you carry and if you do, what do you carry.”

Holiday shoppers will flock to internet

Get ready for a very online holiday season this year.

Nine events explore music, influence of The Band

Nine events explore music, influence of The Band

The Band cast a giant shadow, amplified here by proximity to Woodstock and frequent shows including drummer-singer Levon Helm’s triumphs; his last local concert, apart from many in his Woodstock barn, was June 29, 2007 at The Egg with his Midnight Ramble band. Now, the Egg dives deep into the music and influence of The Band with nine events across the region starting today, including six library appearances.

The ghost of Widow Susan


The reputed haunting of Widow Susan Road in the town of Amsterdam still gets attention in print and online. The road runs from Chapman Drive (formerly Route 5) up a steep hill to Route 67.

Bicycle sharing set to roll into Capital Region

Bicycle sharing set to roll into Capital Region

As a traveler, I’ve often wished it was easy to spontaneously rent a bicycle and pedal for a few hours of leisurely exploration.

Bowling: After slow start, NEST series really taking off

Jim Burton and his New Era Senior Tournaments crew understand that competing never gets old, even when the body does.

Trans World eyes boost from digital retailer etailz

Because it had been about a decade since Trans World Entertainment Corp. last made an acquisition, the announcement of a deal to buy a West Coast e-commerce company for $75 million in cash and stock caught my eye.

Women performers will hold sway this week

Women performers will hold sway this week

As we contemplate our first woman presidential candidate, how do we note without condescending or implied tokenism that women play most of the cool shows here this week?

Former Schuylerville goalie Fowler a member of SU's '44 Club'

Former Schuylerville goalie Fowler a member of SU's '44 Club'

Jim Brown. Ernie Davis. Floyd Little. Derrick Coleman. Lydia Fowler.

Wealthy Cranesville recluse murdered among clocks and guns

Two women from Glenville went to pick up a clock being repaired by former town of Amsterdam Justice of the Peace William Eugene McLachlan late in the afternoon of July 23, 1907. McLachlan fixed clocks and guns even though he was later described in a newspaper story as the “richest recluse in this section of the state.”

Everyone comes together to help Holy Trinity

Everyone comes together to help Holy Trinity

The smoke smell hits you in the face.

A WWII combat nurse’s story

A WWII combat nurse’s story

We’ve all heard the stories about the World War II veterans who came home from combat and didn’t talk to their families about it.

Scratch Challenge won't be an easy test

The first official major tournament in the Capital Region is meant to test all aspects of a scratch bowler’s game.

Save-A-Lot chain changing hands, looking to expand

Save-A-Lot still is advertising “expansion opportunities” in Granville and Hoosick Falls, two of 37 available in New York and among nearly 500 nationally as the so-called hard-discount grocer sets its sights on communities in which to grow.

Long is running out of chances at Siena

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Long is running out of chances at Siena

It’s impossible, it seems, to get mad at Lavon Long.

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