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Central Bridge barbershop fire claimed seven lives


An early-morning blaze in a building housing living quarters and a Central Bridge barbershop claimed the lives of seven members of the Teale family on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1926.

Swipe? Dip? New chip-enabled credit cards causing confusion

I was excited to get my new chip-enabled credit card, sure it would help cut down on the number of times I’d been mailed a replacement after a retail data breach.

Youths have chance to compete in turkey hunt

Anyone taking a youngster on this weekend’s youth hunt should register for the Eighth Annual No Fee Turkey Hunting Contest and Barbecue ,sponsored by Mike Auriemma and Dick Andrews on Saturday.

Carlene Carter’s music builds on family legacy

Carlene Carter’s music builds on family legacy

When John Mellencamp’s “Plain Spoken Tour” hits Albany’s Palace Theatre on Saturday, Carlene Carter opens: a surprising, perfect match. “We do two songs together,” said Carter, adding that she joins Mellencamp halfway through his show before he shifts to full-on rock mode with his band.

It's time for some bandwagon jumping

It's time for some bandwagon jumping

The Foxes embody one of the most incredible underdog stories in the history of team sports — no, really — which, of course, also makes them a prime vehicle for one of the enduring phenomena of sports fandom: The bandwagon jump.

NFL mock draft: Some solid picks, and some pokes in the dark

NFL mock draft: Some solid picks, and some pokes in the dark

With the first round of the NFL Draft approaching on April 28 — that’s next week already, folks — there is, as always, intrigue, starting right at the top.

Guilderland's streak ends, but the learning continues

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Guilderland's streak ends, but the learning continues

Curtis Snyder’s conversation was brief after his Guilderland tennis players saw their 45-match winning streak halted Thursday at Beth­ehem.

Oppedisano maintains tradition at Skidmore

For most club professionals, teaching the game is almost as fun as playing it.

A night to remember

A New York City area woman who survived the April 15, 1912 sinking of the Titanic felt compelled to write to President William Howard Taft to set the record straight.

Western fires mean big OT for DEC crews

At the back of the Saratoga Tree Nursery in Saratoga Springs sits a quiet barn where the state Department of Environmental Conservation stores the equipment needed to fight forest fires.

Albany Devils have look of a contender

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Albany Devils have look of a contender

Yes, the cavalry has arrived, a collection of new-yet-familiar faces.

Seats at boardroom table still eluding women

Another spring, another proxy season, and another call for public companies to do more to ensure women a place at the boardroom table.

New gun storage law raises many questions

When Saratoga Springs passed its gun storage law April 6, I received a number of emails asking my opinion.

Crawford, Simien bringing Louisiana to town

Crawford, Simien bringing Louisiana to town

Louisiana visits with pianist Davell Crawford tonight at the Cock ’n Bull in Galway and Terrance Simien and his Zydeco Experience on Friday at the Massry Center at The College of Saint Rose.

DeBraccio is a marathon runner in full bloom

DeBraccio is a marathon runner in full bloom

This time of year, Brian DeBraccio doesn’t like to be away from the greenhouse for too long.

Spieth isn't the first star to unravel under pressure

Spieth isn't the first star to unravel under pressure

Palmer did it.
Michael Jordan did it.
Mo Rivera did it, too. In the World Series, no less.

Sage volleyball building through local talent

Sage volleyball building through local talent

Sage College first-year men’s volleyball coach Bob Verhayden believes he’s found another hidden gem in Jarod Martel, and he didn’t have to look all that far.

Changes coming to Schenectady Municipal Golf Course

Expect some major changes both on and off the course at scenic Schenectady Municipal Golf Course this season.

Saratoga commissioner floats theater balloon

Saratoga Springs Public Works Commissioner Anthony “Skip” Scirocco is intrigued by the idea of having a Victorian-style performance theater built on the site of the parking lot just east of City Hall

Evolution of library in Amsterdam


The first organized book collection in Amsterdam was the Union Library, founded in 1805 and operated one day a week from the librarian’s home. There are no records for the Union Library after 1832.

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