While working with people, I try to have them focus not on short-term goals. Notice, I didn’t say to neglect having a long-term goal.
The widow-making, production-killing, Dungeons & Dragons-eske imaginary pastime of Fantasy Football is here
In 2006, the Pew Research Center out of Washington D.C. estimated that 5 percent of all adults play fantasy sports, two-thirds of whom played fantasy football. Fantasy sports may lend credit to baseball for its origins, but football reigns as the Mack Daddy of them all.
More than a thousand people lined the streets of downtown Schenectady to show community pride and to support Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County, Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Class began every summer afternoon on the ballfield at Bethlehem Central Middle School. The crunch of gravel underneath Jesse Braverman’s beat-up Ford Escort could be heard as he promptly rolled in at noon. He’d step out of the car with as many as 50 to 70 neighborhood kids already waiting for him. Instead of a syllabus, Braverman would pull out bags of helmets, bats and baseballs. It was the School of Baseball and class was now in session. In time, kids would simply call it “Jesse Ball.”
The gourmet concept to hamburgers is no longer new, not since French chef Daniel Boulud introduced a $27 burger back in 2001. But, the business model has been followed, tweaked and survived the Great Recession of a few years ago. Now, in 2015, it continues to trend stronger than what one business magazine prognosticated four years ago.
Third-generation owner Gregory Bennett Jackson celebrated the 100th anniversary of his family’s full-service home remodeling company, Bennett Contracting, Inc., by helping families in Albany’s South End build strong roots.
I first came across real estate developer Sonny Bonacio when covering a story at the Universal Preservation Hall, a 19th century church being converted into an entertainment venue. The structure itself had long suffered neglect, and now through the efforts of the community, of which Bonacio is a part of, it is promised to remain relevant to the city for years to come.
The thought of summer camp conjures up iconic images of swimming at the lake, or stories at the campfire, but that’s not what it’s about anymore.
Follow this string of logic. Former presidential candidate Al Gore attended Harvard University where he famously roomed with actor Tommy Lee Jones, earned his undergraduate degree and yadda, yadda, yadda invented the Internet.
Ursula Garreau-Rickenbacher was a young, 23-year-old Swiss immigrant in the fashion capital of the Western World, knocking on the doors of large fashion houses pitching her talent for design.
Fair organizers intend to keep providing you with that nostalgia
The local landscape has changed immensely throughout the great span of time the Altamont Fair has been around.
Brown School summer program includes charity
When you’re a kid, summer consists of a strict itinerary involving sunburns, skinned knees, annoying your older brother and plenty of video games.
Doesn’t it make sense for every bicyclist to wear a helmet?
Helmets are designed to protect all people. Helmets are to made to keep people safe when riding a bicycle, skateboarding or roller blading.
New kid in the distillery market promises friendly relations with local farms
In walked Barley, a small pug dog, into the taste room of the new Yankee Distillers where a throng of reporters waited for a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Champions are not always defined by the accolades they earn
Yesterday my wife and I were out on one of our training rides and we happened to stop and watch a local triathlon.
- Portion of Albany County Rail Trail closed
- NYS YMCAs to hold advocacy day at Capitol on May 7
- Dani Moz talks moving on to the Top 12
- Thacher Park Final Master Plan
- Thacher and Thompson Lake master plan public hearing announced
- Local summer concert series schedule
- Tonko to visit V'ville library, discuss healthcare changes
- BOU to hold B-ball fundraiser
- Albany Figure Skating Club to hold spring show
- Au Revoir to my Favorite Gal….Miss Albany Diner