FOR AUGUST 18
In celebration of The Daily Gazette's 125th anniversary, the newspaper will publish newsworthy items from past editions and past decades.
On August 18:
1910: Schenectady's population hits 72,826, a 129.9 percent increase over 1900.
1954: Fire destroys the Piping Rock Night Club and gambling casino on Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs.
1961: A house fire near Vails Mills claims the lives of a mother and five of her children, ages 18 months to 10 years. The father and a 3-year-old daughter survive.