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Author: GE skillfully combined staff’s technical, business expertise

Author: GE skillfully combined staff’s technical, business expertise

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
If Julia Kirk Blackwelder learned anything in her 10 years of research for her new book, “Electric City: General Electric in Schenectady,” it’s that great scientists don’t necessarily make great businessmen.
 
Patrick Modiano of France wins the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature

Patrick Modiano of France wins the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
Patrick Modiano of France wins the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Reads picks ‘Round House’

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
“The Round House” by Louise Erdrich has been selected by public vote as this year’s book of choice for Saratoga Reads, a community-wide reading program.
 
Gillibrand memoir highlights career challenges for women
ALBANY

Gillibrand memoir highlights career challenges for women

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
When women’s magazines recently previewed her new book “Off the Sidelines,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was not surprised the focus was on inappropriate remarks made by male congressional colleagues regarding her weight around the time she gave birth to her second child in 2008.
 
Gloversville native Persico’s work, friendship recalled
GUILDERLAND

Gloversville native Persico’s work, friendship recalled

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
A Gloversville native who split time between homes in Guilderland and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, author Joseph Persico died Saturday at the age of 84.
 
PR exec Ed Lewi details his 'wild ride'
CLIFTON PARK

PR exec Ed Lewi details his 'wild ride'

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
“A Wild Ride — Bears, Babes, and Marketing to the Max” chronicles some of the stories Ed Lewi has been telling for years.
 
Filmmaker Kennedy to discuss upstate NY’s Anti-Rent War

Filmmaker Kennedy to discuss upstate NY’s Anti-Rent War

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
When James Fenimore Cooper and Herman Melville wrote about upstate New York’s Anti-Rent War of the 1840s, they both failed to produce a success. Bruce Kennedy is hoping he has better luck.
 
Hillary Clinton brings book tour to Saratoga Springs
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Hillary Clinton brings book tour to Saratoga Springs

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Hillary Clinton signed copies of her memoir, “Hard Choices,” on the second floor of the Northshire Bookstore on Tuesday.
 
Archie's death latest comic book to inject reality

Archie's death latest comic book to inject reality

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
For most of Archie Andrew's life, the red-headed comic book icon's biggest quandary was whether he liked Veronica or Betty.
 

Hillary Clinton to sign books in Saratoga

Monday, July 14, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be at Northshire Bookstore on Broadway at 12:15 p.m. July 29, to sign her book, “Hard Choices.”
 

Tartt, Goodwin awarded Carnegie medals

Sunday, June 29, 2014
For the first time since researching her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Goldfinch," Donna Tartt is back in Las Vegas.

 
Niskayuna Holocaust survivor tells story
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna Holocaust survivor tells story

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Sitting in the comfortable living room of Leo Winokur Winn’s red-and-white ranch house, it is hard to imagine the atrocities the 90-year-old Jew lived through as a young man.
 
Maya Angelou, the nation's wise woman

Maya Angelou, the nation's wise woman

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Maya Angelou walked into a meeting of civil rights leaders discussing affirmative action back in the 1990s, looked around, and put them all in their place with a single, astute observation.
 
Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died.
 

Archaeologist pens new book on Fort William Henry

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The longtime leader of archaeological digs at upstate New York 18th-century military sites has a new book out that details decades of excavations at Lake George.

 
 

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