Tent-A-Thon returns to Tawasentha Park for 19th event
To show solidarity for those living in poverty, a group of people will come together to live for an extended weekend in tents at Guilderland’s Tawasentha Park.
Maple Ski Ridge to host first mud run, raise funds for veteran center
Maple Ski Ridge is transforming its slopes for a wild, muddy race through an array of obstacles for a good time and a good cause.
Endangered butterfly re-introduced to Pine Bush, can be seen through mid-July
If you’ve never seen an endangered species up close, now’s your chance.
Capital District YMCA kicks off water safety program in Glenville
Pools can provide a cool relief to scorching summer heat, but they can also prove to be a hazard for young, inexperienced swimmers.
Albany County lends moral support
New Scotland and Voorheesville residents will soon be able to traverse a new section of the Albany County Rail Trail thanks to the help of local officials and members of the community.
Nature preserve celebrates a milestone birthday
For the past 40 years, the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar has been working to teach Capital District residents about the importance of wildlife and environment conservation through its “outdoor classroom.”
The start of summer means the return of outdoor music around the Capital District and there are plenty of ways to spend a warm summer night right in the Town of Colonie. From a line-up heavy on upbeat rock music at Cook Park to a summer of purposefully varied acts at The Crossings to theme nights at Buhrmaster Barn, there’s something for just about any musical
Annual Five Rivers event teaches youngsters about the environment
Each year since 1995, groups of elementary students from schools throughout the Capital District have been brought to the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar to participate in a conservation field day.
Grant could portend opening of another segment in New Scotland, Voorheesville
The Voorheesville Community and School Foundation has given a significant donation to help open the next section of the Albany County Rail Trail.
Beff’s restaurant, a longstanding Capital District eatery, will take over concession duties at the Town of Colonie Golf Course after the Town Board awarded its owners the bid at the Thursday, April 19, meeting.
One author to speak at Bethlehem Historical Association
Growing up just below the dramatic cliffs, Timothy Albright said he would spend days playing and going on adventures inside John Boyd Thacher State Park and along the Indian Ladder Trail.
Forty-two years ago, on April 22, the very first Earth Day was celebrated. This year, the Albany Pine Bush Preserve is dedicating three whole days to loving, appreciating and acknowledging planet Earth.
Bethlehem branch’s camps, members will make use of capital improvement
After nearly three years of planning, the Bethlehem YMCA finally broke ground on a project to build a lunch pavilion for children participating in its summer camp program and members of the local branch.
Capital District Community Gardens offers gardening plots, community spirit
Community plots are available for those in the Bethlehem area looking to garden, but may not have the space at home.
The Albany Pine Bush Reserve Commission has announced that there is a new director of the Discovery Center.