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CDTA locks in fuel price — for 2017

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
The Capital District Transportation Authority this week locked in a price of $2.69 per gallon for low-sulphur diesel. But what’s interesting is when CDTA will be paying that price — it’s locking it in for its 2017-2018 budget year, three years from now, and at a lower price than it’s paying today.

Stallings' words are hollow

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
Vanderbilt basketball coach Kevin Stallings preaches sportsmanship, but fails to back up his words

Fort Johnson speed skating champ killed by lightning

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
Speed skating champion Ted Ellenwood Jr., 27, died instantly on June 11, 1946, when struck by lightning while golfing on what was then the Antlers Course in Fort Johnson.

Priester earns spot in state Hall of Fame

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Ron Priester, one of the greatest left-handed bowlers in Capital Region history, will be inducted into the New York State USBC Hall of Fame this spring.
New Bridge Jazz Festival will span the Hudson over 2 nights, 2 venues

New Bridge Jazz Festival will span the Hudson over 2 nights, 2 venues

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival in late June offers tough choices with simultaneous music on two stages over two days. But the new Bridge Jazz Festival offers a more manageable menu: shows on two stages on two nights, Friday at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and Saturday at the Massry Center at The College of Saint Rose.

Ruger fills stew pot with rabbits, squirrels

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Ruger 10/22 on the mark for rabbits, squirrels

FTC wary of Sysco-US Foods merger

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The Capital Region made a cameo appearance in the administrative complaint filed last week by the Federal Trade Commission against the Sysco-US Foods merger.

Lake George's Wincowski not just a scorer

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Joel Wincowski becomes Section II's leading scorer without showing selfishness, ego

Audino not the problem at Union

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
We still don’t know if John Audino is headed to Columbia University to work on the staff of his former boss, Al Bagnoli.
Maybe Audino still doesn’t know for sure.

Not much time left for Siena

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
Siena needs to start playing better before MAAC tourney

Northeast is alone in deep freeze

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015
If you’re tired of feeling like a freezer waffle, do not — I repeat, do not, for any reason — look at what the National Climate Prediction Center is saying.
'Miracle,' from behind the wheel

'Miracle,' from behind the wheel

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015
The arena suddenly was too small to contain the people and bubbled over and burst with loud, raucous, uncontainable joy.
Then the street they spilled onto was too small. The bars became catch basins.

Amsterdam barber was black political leader

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015
An Amsterdam barber, Robert A. Jackson, may have been active in the Underground Railroad and was an African American political leader in the late 1800s.

Hearley stays focused, sees averages soar

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
Justin Hearley makes a living in the golf business, so it’s no surprise when he shoots low scores in Northeastern New York PGA events.
But recently, the Christian Brothers Academy graduate is posting some eye-popping scores on the lanes, as well.

Online security still no easy task

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Friday the 13th also was the day President Obama convened a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford University in California to promote public-private collaboration on many online fronts, including payment technologies. Everyone promised to play nice and pull on the same oar, but after my own Friday the 13th experience, I remain skeptical.

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