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Reenactor wants to see the Henry Knox Trail designated an historic trail
Dave Fagerberg is on a mission, and he’s not going to stop walking until he completes his goal.
“Viva Italia” fundraiser replete with food, drinks and entertainment
Through a joined love of Italian culture, one local organization is hoping to share its heritage the best way possible – through Italian food and entertainment.
BC student starts a fundraiser to buy police dogs ballistic vests
Bethlehem High School senior Rachel Piccolino decided to take her canine adoration to the next level by raising money through local animal shelters and hospitals to purchase ballistic vests for police dogs.
Annual Battle of the Brews benefits the Red Cross
The 16th Annual American Red Cross Battle of the Brews will be setting up its tents this upcoming Travers weekend, with a taste for everyone from the occasional sipper to the certified cicerone.
Retailer plans to open two-story department store in fall 2014
Lord & Taylor will be returning to Crossgates Mall under new ownership, with plans to open its doors in the fall of 2014.
Republican lawmakers claim lack on environmental review compromises law
The Albany County Legislature passed a local law last week to keep hydrofracking waste out of the county, but some members of the Republican minority are asking the county executive to veto the law on procedural grounds.
Habitat ReStore finds new, larger home
After only five years at its original location, the Habitat for Humanity Capital District ReStore has outgrown its home on North Pearl Street in Albany and will be opening new, much larger doors on Fuller Road this month.
Colonie dance team gains national traction
Just last month, The World of Dance studio’s dance team was named the Federation of Dance Competitions Studio of Excellence for 2013 at the StarQuest National dance competition in Virginia Beach, Va., making it the third year the studio took home the top prize out of 55 other studios nationwide.
Siena study finds attitudes about market are definitely positive
A study released by the Siena Research Institute at Siena College last week found that for the first time in almost four years, the state’s residents feel the real estate market is on the upswing.
Anti-fracking protesters say process byproduct is toxic
Lawmakers and local and statewide activists stood outside of the Albany County Courthouse last Tuesday voicing their concerns about keeping hydrofracking waste off the streets of Albany County.