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Jukebox: One-man bands and some bigger ones

Jukebox: One-man bands and some bigger ones

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
Like Jim Gaudet and His Railroad Boys last weekend, Sean Rowe — another Local 518/national attraction — has sold out Caffe Lena, this Sunday. Fortunately, Lena’s (47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs) has added a Monday afternoon show.

Some things to look for at SHOT Show

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
Outdoors columnist Ed Noonan takes a look at what may be found at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas

Upstate becoming worth the venture

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
For many years, upstate was a “flyover” zone for venture capital: a region ignored by big East Coast investment firms on their way to promising deals elsewhere. That thinking may be changing.

Playoffs were worth the wait

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
There was a moment of cognitive dissonance for me on Monday night when Ohio State won the national championship.
It was when I realized that, well, the NCAA finally got something right.

Taking a run at Geesler a challenge

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
St. Johnsville's John Geesler has run 407.324 miles in six days, one race

NYRA needs to take action

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015
There has been a depressing and mystifyingly concentrated string of horse deaths since racing at Aqueduct shifted to the inner dirt track on
Dec. 10.

Partnership has a home — but no staff yet

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership still doesn’t have any staff to go out and market the county, but at least it has an office. Or will soon.

Keep right rule imposed in Amsterdam in 1920

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

When the controversial Theron Akin was mayor of Amsterdam in the spring of 1920, the city made what were called radical changes in local traffic rules on Market Street, a busy downtown thoroughfare.

Ross has another strong team

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
Schenectady County Community College bowling coach Ray Ross, the bowling professor, is an equal opportunity mentor on the lanes.
David Wax Museum mixes many elements

David Wax Museum mixes many elements

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
On Friday, the wonderfully named David Wax Museum plays at Caffe Lena. The group exhibits a surprising range of elements including, at the risk of going biblical here, the jawbone of an ass.

Outdoors shows can cure Cabin Fever

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
Nearby outdoors shows can help cure Cabin Fever

Effort to tax online sales continues

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
With a new Congress seated this week and promises of wrangling on big issues like the Keystone pipeline, Obamacare and immigration, it’s anybody’s guess whether a new version of the Marketplace Fairness Act will catch attention.

Wright has firm hand on rudder

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
Marquis Wright sat forward on one of the plush black couches in the Alumni Recreation Center lockerroom on Tuesday afternoon.
Behind him were a few dozen framed photos of past Siena greats, most conspicuously Ronald Moore.
But Wright is not one to look over his shoulder.

New York fans have little to root for

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
New York sports teams having disappointing seasons

Choose your QB wisely

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
Marcus Mariotta, Jameis Winston have pluses and minuses

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