25 Recent Gazette Photo Galleries
It was an eventful weekend in the region with the Purim Carnival, the Russian Winter Festival, the Glen Volunteer Fire Department Soup Sampler, and more. A sampling, through the eyes of our photographers.
Sights and sites in Schenectady County during the 1960s included full-service gas stations and laundry businesses. Dom Gallo opened a new flower shop on Broadway, and salesmen moved real estate and automobiles at Girard Realty and Schenectady Plymouth, both on State Street. One of the marvels of the age was the massive “Permette” dry cleaning machine at the Speed Wash in on Glen Avenue in Scotia.
Butterfly exhibit at MiSci
Purim Carnival held at JCC
15 year old Sawyer Fredericks, currently competing on NBC's The Voice, stopped by the annual Glen Volunteer Fire Department Soup Sampler Fundraiser on Saturday, February 28, 2015.
The children activity room during the New Russian Center's Russian Winter Festival at the Polish Community Center in Albany on Saturday, February 28, 2015.
The University at Albany Great Danes defeated Vermont 79-73 at SEFCU Arena Saturday, February 28, 2015.
The Union College Dutchmen came out on top of the St. Lawrence University Saints 3-2 at Messa Rink Friday, February 27, 2015.
In light of the Llamas running wild in the streets and golf courses of Los Angeles, the Llamas at the Dakota Ridge in Ballston Spa didn't seem phased or even in any mood to run as they enjoy a frigid, sunshine filled afternoon in the shelter of barns or grazing in snow-covered fields, some with jackets on to protect them from the elements. Owner Katrina Capasso, owns over 50 head of Llamas and Alpacas at Dakota Ridge on East High Street in Ballston Spa, was mystified by the Llamas in LA, and joking about how officials were chasing them on foot and in vehicles when all they needed was to give them food and the chase would have been over. I mean, who wouldn't stop running for a free meal?
Montgomery County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort delivers the 2015 State of Montgomery County Address at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course on Friday, February 27, 2015.
Saratoga Blue Streaks wins Section II Division 1 Finals by defeating Burnt Hills-Ballston Spa Spartans at Messa Rink Thursday, February 26, 2015.
Colonie defeated Niskayuna 56-28 during a Sectional girls basketball game at Colonie High School on Thursday, February 26, 2015.
Union College Founders Day
A Coaches For Charity fundraiser game at the Clifton Commons Ice Arena on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to benefit Things of my Very Own, a local non-profit organization that provides crisis intervention services to children who have been impacted by extensive abuse and/or neglect.
Schalmont Lady Sabres beat the Taconic Hills Lady Titans handily 58-42 at Schalmont High School Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
The Capital Region Spelling Bee at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. The winning student goes on to compete in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May.
Assemblyman Jim Tedisco still cheers for Union College basketball, where he was an accomplished player during his college years.
The Schenectady Patriots defeated the Columbia Blue Devils 83-66 to advance at Schenectady High School Tuesday.
A giant snowman in the front of Scott Leininger's home in Guilderland since November, on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
Opera Saratoga visits Brown School
The weekend brought the Kids Fishing Derby on Mariaville Lake, the New York in Bloom flower show, a visit from Olympic gold medalist Ekaterina Gordeeva, and more. A sampling, through the eyes of our photographers.
Photos from the 87th Academy Awards, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
Winners at the 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Sunday, February 23, 2015.
Central Park used to be the hottest place in Schenectady during the coldest time of the year. The park’s giant pond — frozen for January, February and into March — attracted hundreds of ice skaters. Hills around the park became private property for boys and girls with Flexible Flyers — wooden sleds with metal blades.
High collars and a show of color on the Oscars red carpet Sunday, February 22, 2015.