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Rearrange, regroup objects on your shelves to bring order to rooms

Rearrange, regroup objects on your shelves to bring order to rooms

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Just as fashion accessories can have a big impact on an outfit, the items you display on shelves and tables can have a powerful effect on the style of any room.
 
Pizza Hut's revamp: Curry crusts, balsamic drizzle
NEW YORK

Pizza Hut's revamp: Curry crusts, balsamic drizzle

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist, giving them the freedom to make pies with honey Sriracha sauce or add curry flavor to the crusts.
 
Schoharie woman hosts quilting class for creativity, companionship

Schoharie woman hosts quilting class for creativity, companionship

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Arlene Vrooman has kept herself pretty busy her entire life, and she sees no reason to slow down anytime soon.
 
Don't miss today's restaurant review: Mio Posto in Saratoga Springs

Don't miss today's restaurant review: Mio Posto in Saratoga Springs

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Big things come in small packages, the saying goes. Witness Mio Posto (“My Place”), the former 8 Tables on Putnam Street, Saratoga.
 
Delivering quilts to veterans can be an emotional experience

Delivering quilts to veterans can be an emotional experience

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
William H. Pellerin looked over his new midnight blue cover. “It’s like the sky,” said Pellerin, from his room at the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany. “It’s like me jumping out of the airplanes into the wide open blue.”
 
SCHENECTADY

Skonberg charms with talent, poise at A Place for Jazz

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Bria Skonberg wrapped the season at A Place for Jazz on Friday, giving the capacity-plus crowd a lot to like.
 
ALBANY

Director, cast shine in ‘39 Steps’ at Albany Civic Theater

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Under the direction of theater veteran Michael C. Mensching, this production succeeds, as he has done a great job guiding his talented cast.
 
ALBANY

NY posts 90 virtual tours of parks, attractions

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
New York has posted online more than 90 virtual tours of parks, campgrounds, attractions and other popular destinations.
 

Uptempo Mavericks get crowd dancing at The Egg

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
The Egg isn’t typically a place you would go to dance. The oval performing arts center perched over the Empire State Plaza is more of a place to stay seated and respectfully listen to the musical act on stage.
 

Actors make collective’s first play worth seeing

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
Creative License, a theater collective formed last year, is performing its first play, a two-hander by Keith Huff starring a couple of the area’s most gifted actors, Aaron Holbritter and Ian LaChance. While the 90-minute script wears out its welcome long before the show is over, the production itself keeps our interest alive.
 
Prime Time: Friends from Mont Pleasant Class of ’58 recall school years

Prime Time: Friends from Mont Pleasant Class of ’58 recall school years

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
There were nine of them, chatting and laughing around a table at the Blue Ribbon Restaurant one afternoon in late October.
 
Prime Time: Celebrant helps make funerals memorable

Prime Time: Celebrant helps make funerals memorable

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
When Davia Boyle plans a memorial service, it’s all about life.
 
Prime Time: Resident’s gift has Glen Eddy residents reading electronically
NISKAYUNA

Prime Time: Resident’s gift has Glen Eddy residents reading electronically

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Retiree Al Gilbert doesn’t read plain old books anymore.
 
Schoharie landscaper is also a stone sculptor
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie landscaper is also a stone sculptor

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Next to Richard McCormack’s garage sits a towering sailboat sculpture carved from a slab of bluestone.
 
Stone cutter, Mont Pleasant grads featured in Prime Time section

Stone cutter, Mont Pleasant grads featured in Prime Time section

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Our quarterly Prime Time section focusing on those over age 50 features a stone cutter from Schoharie, Niskayuna residents learning to use an e-reader, a celebrant at funerals and quite a bit about Mont Pleasant alumni.
 
 

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