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Sports poll for the week of June 30 - July 6

Do you think the Tri-City ValleyCats will make the New York-Penn League playoffs in 2015?

Balancing the scales

Clean Strawberry Short Cake

I get a little sentimental when June arrives, because it’s a month that marks both my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day.

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Bethlehem Central School District ranked No. 6

The Bethlehem Central School District has been ranked sixth in overall educational performance out of 431 upstate school districts.

We glisten

Sweat is not the benchmark to a good workout

Recently in one of our group fitness sessions the question came up about sweat. Sweat is such an ugly word and we don’t like it in my studio, so we call it “glistening.”

Irish pub to receive funds

Town announces winner in second round of microenterprize grants

The town has announced another microenterprize grant winner during its second selection round.

Fashion: Doctor, Doctor. Give me some shoes!

Retail therapy may be a prescription for you

Whoever said you can’t buy happiness never experienced the joy of a new pair of shoes.

Resident input sought on zoning laws

Town of New Scotland seeks to change agricultural land to commercial

Conversion of agricultural land into commercial development land was the primary topic of discussion at a zoning advisory committee meeting last week.

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Altamont set to take you back

Old Songs Festival kicks off Friday

If the grounds of the Altamont Fairgrounds could talk, it would spin a yarn of tales about old-time baseball games, automobile exhibitions and the countless of summer romances that blossomed under the carnival lights.

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Same face, different place

Huck Finn’s Playland opens, marking a new lease on life to Latham’s favorite playground

Dozens of eager kids waited with parents at the small train station of Huck Finn’s Playland after it officially opened its gates to customers.

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Dancing with the stars

Opera Saratoga to host “Dido and Aeneas” under the stars

The melding of fashion with the arts is a common enough relationship, as one often feeds the other – life imitating art, art imitating life - but, the conscious marriage of art with science is a unique pairing, one guaranteed to be found if Karole Armitage is involved.

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125 years and counting

Albany Country Club celebrates a special anniversary

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Albany Country Club.

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Albany Dutchmen: Bats come alive at home

Albany belts three triples in victory over Mohawk Valley

A rare show of power helped the Albany Dutchmen complete a home-and-home sweep of Mohawk Valley.

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Air Guard and Stratton hosts tanker disaster drill

Local agencies work together in case of fuel fire

SCOTIA — The NY Air National Guard’s 109th Arilift Wing hosted a major accident response exercise on June 14 at Stratton Air Base with local emergency agencies. The exercise simulated a tanker truck explosion and included simulated victims played by members of the Civil Air Patrol and Cadets.

Ramblin’ down the Hudson

Live music everywhere to welcome in summer

What do you get when you mix a beautiful day, some incredible food and great music, with an artsy component thrown into the mix?