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Soup Stroll warms a cold day in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Soup Stroll warms a cold day in Schenectady

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
More than 1,000 visitors in Schenectady on Saturday sampled soups from 16 local restaurants as the city held its first Soup Stroll.
 
Cummings remembered as caring friend, dedicated cyclist
SCHENECTADY

Cummings remembered as caring friend, dedicated cyclist

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
John Cummings was a private man who valued his independence, but if people were talking about cats or bicycles he would happily join the conversation.
 
Chest pain is not the only symptom of a heart attack

Chest pain is not the only symptom of a heart attack

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Chest pain is a common symptom of a heart attack, but there are other indicators—and they sometimes vary between men and women.
 
Indian Scout Sixty: An American 999-cc 'starter bike'

Indian Scout Sixty: An American 999-cc 'starter bike'

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Indian Motorcycle is going down _ in size, scale and price.
 
Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy
LOS ANGELES

Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment.
Naturally, he's doing it through an app.
 
WWII vet Checca remembered for his service and as family man
AMSTERDAM

WWII vet Checca remembered for his service and as family man

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Mario Checca saw life for what it was. "He was definite in the way he did things,” Pauline Kretser, Checca’s daughter, said. “He knew what he wanted and looked at life in a matter-of-fact way." Checca, a decorated World War II veteran and former prisoner of war known for his service and bravery, died this week.
 
Zika virus ‘spreading explosively’ in Americas; 31 cases in U.S.

Zika virus ‘spreading explosively’ in Americas; 31 cases in U.S.

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
The World Health Organization announced today that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively" across the Americas. Meanwhile, the U.S. has 31 confirmed cases in 11 states and the District of Columbia.
 
The latest innovation from Japan: Chocolate french fries

The latest innovation from Japan: Chocolate french fries

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Is this the answer to McDonald's problems in Japan? The "McFry Potato Chocolate Sauce"?
 
'Light the Night' to showcase work of 6 Schenectady non-profits
SCHENECTADY

'Light the Night' to showcase work of 6 Schenectady non-profits

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
If it weren’t for Community Fathers Inc., William Rivas said he wouldn’t be alive today. He is the director of Community Fathers, one of six Schenectady non-profits taking part in tonight's Light the Night event at a Scotia church.
 
Saratoga Springs bus-route changes set for spring
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs bus-route changes set for spring

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
The Capital District Transportation Authority has finalized bus-route changes in and around Saratoga Springs that will take effect in the spring.
 
Longtime Schenectady restaurateur Mamma Rosa Ferrari dies
SCHENECTADY

Longtime Schenectady restaurateur Mamma Rosa Ferrari dies

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
For Mamma Rosa Ferrari, God, family and work were the three most important things in life.
 
Winter chill? Fire up the grill

Winter chill? Fire up the grill

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
Even in cold climes, if you have a sheltered porch or patio, winter can be a good time to show your grill a little love.
 
What happens when a 16-year-old gives up her phone for a week
NEW YORK

What happens when a 16-year-old gives up her phone for a week

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
If teenagers were planets, our cell phones would be the sun.
 
Panel calls for depression screenings during and after pregnancy

Panel calls for depression screenings during and after pregnancy

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
Women should be screened for depression during pregnancy and after giving birth, an influential government-appointed health panel said Tuesday, the first time it has recommended screening for maternal mental illness.
 
YWCA returning to roots of mission
SCHENECTADY

YWCA returning to roots of mission

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
The YWCA has been promoting women’s rights for more than a century now, but unfortunately it’s a battle that is not yet won.
 
 

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