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Survey: Students would stay for jobs

Friday, July 3, 2015

A new survey says most students who attend college in and near the Adirondacks would love to find a job where they could still hike, paddle and ski in the mountains.
 

Highlights of 235 summers

Friday, July 3, 2015
The summer of 1780 was not peaceful in the Mohawk Valley — the American Revolution was underway. T
 
ValleyCats: Finally, a funny game smiles
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ValleyCats: Finally, a funny game smiles

Friday, July 3, 2015
Funny is a funny word.
 
Jazz Fest highlights: Cassandra sizzled, LeDonne went deep

Jazz Fest highlights: Cassandra sizzled, LeDonne went deep

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Looking back on last weekends Freihofer's Jazz Fest at SPAC.
 

Outdoors: Sleeping under stars in Adirondacks is fun

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Assuming the summer is really here, you might want to consider spending a weekend sleeping under the stars in our Adirondacks.
 

Groceries likely to remain at Target

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Breathe a sigh of relief if you like to buy groceries at Target because the food aisles aren’t likely to be outsourced like the pharmacy counter just was.
 
Heroes aren't just sandwiches, or are they?

Heroes aren't just sandwiches, or are they?

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Get this sappy, confounded New York Mets “fight song” out of my head.
Please. Now.
I’m begging you.
 
A gay teammate is no longer a big issue
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A gay teammate is no longer a big issue

Monday, June 29, 2015
When I asked athletes five years ago how a hypothetical gay teammate would be accepted in their locker room or clubhouse, there were more than a few mumbled “I dunnos” as the inquired stared down at their shuffling feet.
 

Golf: Opportunities abound for kids

Sunday, June 28, 2015
“School’s Out for Summer.”
 
Runner, family, taking important message coast to coast

Runner, family, taking important message coast to coast

Sunday, June 28, 2015
At the top of my reading list is a “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essay.
 
NYRA to Saratoga fans: Time to pony up
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NYRA to Saratoga fans: Time to pony up

Saturday, June 27, 2015
I hear they’re clearing some trees at Saratoga Race Course next year to make room for a pavilion where you’ll be able to rent Xboxes and play video games.
 

Amsterdam inventor was the furniture repair man

Saturday, June 27, 2015
While Amsterdam’s carpet industry was starting to decline after World War II, Lawrence Pabis, a local man of Polish descent created a multimillion dollar company that made furniture repair products.
 

EPA details impacts of climate change

Saturday, June 27, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency’s report this week about what the world could look like in 2100 if nothing is done about greenhouse gases that cause climate change is worth reading.
 
Don't judge ValleyCats skipper just by his numbers
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Don't judge ValleyCats skipper just by his numbers

Friday, June 26, 2015
Ed Romero is not a numbers guy, at least when it comes to the ones he wears on his back. Good thing.
 

Manufacturing of a different kind shows growth

Thursday, June 25, 2015
In case you were wondering, the Capital Region has recovered all of the private-sector jobs — and then some — lost during the recession, according to the state Department of Labor. And Jim Ross, the department’s labor market analyst for the region, credits manufacturing with “a key role in the Capital Region’s resurgence.”

 
 

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