25 Recent Gazette Photo Galleries
A total of 180 new state troopers received their diplomas Tuesday after six months of academy training in Albany.
Shenendehowa Varsity Wrestling team took on Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Tuesday at Shenendehowa High School.
Many young people were thinking about elves in December 1968. At Schenectady’s Mont Pleasant High School, other young people were thinking about leprechauns. Actors and actresses performed “Finian’s Rainbow” during the holiday month. Terri Singer and William Peake were among the stars of the show. But St. Patrick’s Day was still three months away, and most people were thinking about Christmas and Hanukkah. Evergreens were on sale at the Mont Pleasant branch of the YMCA, and would be decorated in family living rooms. Strings of lights were hung over Crane Street, as merchants hoped to attract Christmas shoppers. Children met Santa Claus.
The Victorian Stroll in downtown Troy on Sunday, December 8, 2013.
The official New York State Tree Lighting Ceremony at Empire State Plaza in Albany on Sunday, December 8, 2013.
The Stockade Christmas tree lighting on Sunday
The annual Holiday on the Avenue in Scotia on Sunday
A "Downtown Abbey" tea at YWCA
Union hockey took on ECAC leader Quinnipiac at Messa Rink in Schenectady on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
The Holiday Open House at Creative Connections Arts Center in Amsterdam on Saturday.
The Downtown Schenectady Holiday Open House
The 8th annual Santa Speedo Sprint to benefit the Albany Damien Center on Lark Street in Albany on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Varsity Basketball team took on Shaker at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School Friday.
Skidmore College students hold a candles in tribute to Nelson Mandela at a gathering near the Case Student Center Friday.
An Interfaith Celebration of Religious Freedom at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady on Friday, December 6, 2013 to honor those who helped free Schenectady Congregations from tax liens.
The Annual Victorian Stroll in Saratoga Springs Thursday.
The sentencing of Dennis Drue at Saratoga County Courthouse in Ballston Spa on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Young members of Northeast Ballet rehearse for the upcoming production of "The Nutcracker."
Albany Devils took on the Springfield Falcons at the Times Union Center in Albany Wednesday.
The home of Ray and Valerie Bleser in Niskayuna Wednesday. The Bleser's home will be featured the 2013 Holiday House Tour presented by the Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga counties. The tour runs Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Schenectady falls to CBA in Big Ten league opener at Ned Mcgraw Gymnasium Tuesday.
The 9th annual Broadalbin Christmas Parade on Monday, December 2, 2013.
Schalmont took on Maine Endwell for the Class B State Championship game at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse on Sunday, December 1, 2013.
The Model Trains, a Capital Region holiday favorite, are back at miSci this holiday season
First responders gather around the derailment of a Metro North passenger train in the Bronx borough of New York on Sunday. Police say four are dead and dozens injured. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say the train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station.