CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

Thursday, July 31, 2014
On Friday, a group of insurgents will be honored in state ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.
 
Japanese search Saratoga archives for WWII MIAs
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Japanese search Saratoga archives for WWII MIAs

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Members of a Japanese organization are combing through World Word II records at the New York State Military Museum for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen.
 
Amsterdam's Class of '64 set to catch up at 50th reunion

Amsterdam's Class of '64 set to catch up at 50th reunion

Monday, July 28, 2014
Good times will roll again next month for Judy Heffernan Elmy and other members of Amsterdam High School’s Class of 1964. The group’s three-day, 50th-anniversary celebration will begin Friday, Aug. 8.
 
Metroplex aims to save Schenectady weigh station
SCHENECTADY

Metroplex aims to save Schenectady weigh station

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Try as they might, Schenectady officials have been unable to find anyone interested in using the small, historic and unusual-looking building that sits quietly in the back of a parking lot on South Broadway.
 
Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road

Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road

Saturday, July 19, 2014
If you picture Johnny Appleseed as a loner wearing a tin pot for a hat and flinging apple seeds while meandering through the countryside, experts say you're wrong.
 
Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground

Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground in Lake George that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of an infamous massacre and the location of the era's largest smallpox hospital.
 
Image found of Confederate White House housekeeper

Image found of Confederate White House housekeeper

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Mary O'Melia left Ireland for America as a young widow with three children before she was hired as housekeeper at the White House of the Confederacy. An intimate witness to history, she also has been much of a mystery.
 

Schenectady, Albany buildings chosen for re-use project

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
A historic preservation organization is launching an effort aimed at finding new uses for the many vacant industrial buildings dotting upstate New York communities.

 
Track's opening day in '74 brings familiar sights and some new things

Track's opening day in '74 brings familiar sights and some new things

Monday, July 14, 2014
Hats, suits and ties were in fashion — and horse racing was the passion. People from all over the Capital Region visited Saratoga Race Course on Monday, July 29, 1974, opening day for the 24-day meet.
 
Downpour in July ’48 turned city into a lake

Downpour in July ’48 turned city into a lake

Monday, July 7, 2014
The city famous for Erie Boulevard looked more like Lake Erie on Tuesday, July 13, 1948.
 
Saratoga Springs cemetery tour highlights rich history
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs cemetery tour highlights rich history

Monday, July 7, 2014
If the headstones that fill Greenridge Cemetery could speak, they would tell stories about war, crime and advances in medicine and technology.
 
Excavation continues at productive Schoharie County site
CENTRAL BRIDGE

Excavation continues at productive Schoharie County site

Monday, July 7, 2014
Each second, the sun felt like it was growing larger and larger in the sky.
 
Shaker Museum to open for season
NEW LEBANON

Shaker Museum to open for season

Thursday, July 3, 2014
There are no bells or whistles at the Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon, nothing to attract visitors to the place other than its peaceful setting, some interesting architecture and a wonderful sense of history.
 
Water & words: Teen tutors, swimmers made a splash in summer of '69

Water & words: Teen tutors, swimmers made a splash in summer of '69

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Kids out of school means kids in the pool. But in the summer of '69, some kids also immersed themselves in words.

 
Archaeologists dig in Schenectady's Stockade neighborhood

Archaeologists dig in Schenectady's Stockade neighborhood

Monday, June 30, 2014
“Oh, look at the pattern on that. It’s a dish, but it doesn’t have much glaze on it,” mused Louise Basa as she fingered a thin, white ceramic shard, brushing away the earth that clung to it.
 
 

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