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Cap Region Boomers: Retired Shen teachers now hold class in Africa
GLENVILLE

Cap Region Boomers: Retired Shen teachers now hold class in Africa

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
When Joan and Harry Thornhill take a trip, it’s typically not the relax-under-a-beach-umbrella kind of getaway.
 
Cap Region Boomers: First-time grandparents share their joy

Cap Region Boomers: First-time grandparents share their joy

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Four freshly minted grandparents told The Gazette how one new life has completely altered theirs.
 
Cap Region Boomers: Colonie Senior Service Centers go upscale in meals

Cap Region Boomers: Colonie Senior Service Centers go upscale in meals

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Since PRIME Life started catering for Colonie Senior Service Centers in June, demand for meals has increased by between 10 and 15 percent, according to Edward Neary, the centers’ executive director. The reason’s simple — the food’s good, Neary said.
 
Cap Region Boomers: Weight lifter also played semi-pro football

Cap Region Boomers: Weight lifter also played semi-pro football

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
The gym was a social place when Jim Martin began lifting weights.
 
Monarch butterfly threatened by diminished habitat

Monarch butterfly threatened by diminished habitat

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Seven years ago, when Chris and Emily DeBolt opened Fiddlehead Creek, a pesticide-free, native plant nursery in Washington County, there were lots of monarch butterflies. This summer, DeBolt has yet to see a single monarch.
 
Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escapes
ALBANY

Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escapes

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Officials say 12 more staffers at the New York prison where two killers escaped three weeks ago have been put on administrative leave — including the prison's superintendent and his deputy in charge of security.
 
Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages

Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages

Monday, June 29, 2015
It was dawn in the cellblocks of Dannemora, time for a round of bed checks on the convicted killers, rapists and other criminals held behind stark 19th-century walls.
 
West Glenville home among 11 on Soroptimist Garden Tour

West Glenville home among 11 on Soroptimist Garden Tour

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
As you turn in the driveway of Bob and Maggie Jackson’s West Glenville home and meander down the flowering crabapple tree-lined path, you’ll come upon an idyllic scene.
 
‘Butterfly’ house among those on Realty Plot tour

‘Butterfly’ house among those on Realty Plot tour

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
For a while, no one wanted the house at 1151 Lowell Ave., one of the biggest in the GE Realty Plot.
 

End-of-life issues should be discussed early

Thursday, May 28, 2015
A death in the family always creates confusion. The survivors must deal with grief as they work to ensure that the deceased’s final wishes are honored. That can be more difficult if they don’t know what those final wishes are.
 
 

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