25 Recent Gazette Photo Galleries
Mushers and their dogs are chipping away at the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as volunteers and city crews prepare for the coming onslaught of dog teams and spectators at the finish line in Nome. The racers have a series of checkpoints to hit before they're expected to begin reaching the old gold rush town no later than Tuesday. With snowfall light this winter, Nome has been stockpiling snow, which was moved to the final stretch.
Doctor Who, the old television time lord himself, would have been impressed with Edwin Raynor, Jackie Kruk and other tech-minded teens in March 1984. The young people were part of Mont Pleasant High School’s technical program, which offered college-prep courses. Edwin and his friends were working on a computer-assisted architectural design project. Jackie and her team had constructed a three-phrase transformer system. Thirty years ago, the teens were preparing for a March 12 open house. The Doctor had his own technology, and may have used his “tardis” — the time-traveling ship disguised as a police telephone box — to reach public broadcaster WMHT on March 11, 1984. The station was running its annual membership drive, and a Who entourage made an appearance.
The final day of the Empire State Plaza ice skating rink in Albany on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
UAlbany took on Vermont in the semi-finals of the America East tournament at SEFCU Arena in Albany on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Purim Carnival at the JCC in Niskayuna
Union College students held a fundraiser called the "Dutchmen Dip" for cancer patients Justin Lloyd, class of 2016, Nate Greenberg, class of 2014, and Kristen Shinbarger, 11 on Sunday in front of the the Remer Campus Center.
A collection of 265 extremely rare guitars from a single individual that will auction at Guernsey’s on April 2 and 3 in New York.
The Adirondack Sports & Fitness Summer Expo at Saratoga City Center Saturday. The show features a rock climbing wall, bicycle retailers, and anything to do on the water and outdoors continues Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free admission.
Scotia-Glenville took on Bishop-Ludden for the Regional finals at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Shenendehowa took on Cicero-North Syracuse during the Regional finals at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
The 2nd annual Irish Soda Bread contest at the Irish American Heritage Museum in Albany on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
The little pizza shop in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania was placed in the spotlight when energy giant Chevron offered coupons for free pizza from their shop to people who live near the area where a natural gas well that exploded, killing one worker on Feb 11, 2014. Some news stories and internet opinion posts have been critical about the offer by Chevron Corp., but many residents of the town said they didn’t mind the pizza offer.
The Schenectady Police Department hosted members of the Saratoga Springs Police Department for a benefit hockey game at the Schenectady County ice rink on Tower Road in Glenville Friday.
UAlbany Womens Basketball Team took on Binghamton at SEFCU Arena at the 2014 America East Tournament Friday.
Schenectady firefighters battle a 2-alarm fire that caused extensive damage to St. Anthony's Church Friday.
Crews continue to work on the new Socha Building on Saratoga Road in Glenville on Friday, March 7, 2014.
A rally to support Ukraine at Amsterdam City Hall on Friday, March 7, 2014.
The 7th and 8th graders at O'Rourke Middle School in Burnt Hills, held a dress rehearsal for their production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown! in the cafetorium Wednesday. The show begins Friday at 7 p.m. and has two shows Saturday at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Tickets are $9.00 and available on line at www.showtx4u.com.
Scotia-Glenville took on Peru in the Region II Class A Semi Final at Saratoga Springs High School Wednesday.
Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off? Two New York artists are living in a conceptual hamster wheel for 10 days in a gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Green Tech defeating Guilderland for the the Section II Class AA finals at the Times Union Center in Albany on Monday, March 3, 2014.
Shenendehowa vs. Albany for the Section II Class AA girls finals at the Times Union Center in Albany on Monday, March 3, 2014.
Baseball and softball team tryouts at Schalmont High School in Rotterdam on Monday, March 3, 2014 means spring is right around the corner.
Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Sandra Bullock and Amy Adams at this year's Oscars.
Fashion highlights from the Academy Awards and after-show parties in Los Angeles Sunday evening.