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Type A To Z

A Daily Gazette life blog
Features reporter Jeff Wilkin on pop culture
Friday, June 26, 2015

‘Jaws’ made movie viewers gasp 40 summers ago

Turn up the shrieks ’n’ screams. Steven Spielberg’s rampaging, mechanical shark ruled the waters off Amity Island 40 years ago, when "Jaws" hit the big screen.
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Singer-songwriter found inspiration in Big Sky Country

Perseverance should count for something, so Marc Berger’s story has found a place in Type A to Z.
Friday, June 12, 2015

Not forsaken: Elks maintain man’s forgotten grave

Robert Creatura of Rotterdam has ensured that former “grand exalted ruler” Simon Quinlin rests in verdant tranquility. As a member of Rotterdam Elks 2157, Creatura has maintained his brother Elk’s large plot for the past eight years.
Monday, June 8, 2015

French's Ketchup?

French’s, the mustard company, goes on the sauce!
Sunday, May 24, 2015

A tribute to lost soldiers fitting for Memorial Day

I’ve written dozens of stories about soldiers.
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Music for the Parade

Ready for the Team Workforce Challenge
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Hyde exhibit puts fun spin on 70s album covers

The folks at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls hope people will lend the art museum their favorite album covers for the upcoming exhibit, “Can You Dig It?”
Friday, May 8, 2015

Caffe Lena’s Sarah Craig keeps the music going

As executive director of Caffé Lena — certainly the most famous folk venue in the Capital Region, definitely the most famous in the Northeast, probably among the most famous in the world — Sarah Craig has been head of operations at the Phila Street music space for the past 20 years.
Thursday, May 7, 2015

U Got the Look!

Observations from a new skinhead!
Saturday, May 2, 2015

The look of a fighter

As part of our coverage of Saturday’s St. Baldrick’s Event at Proctors in Schenectady, I decided to take my own shot at childhood cancer.

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