Maple Ski Ridge to host 50th anniversary celebration
To celebrate Maple Ski Ridge’s 50th anniversary there, will be a weekend of events from Thursday, Jan. 17, to Sunday, Jan. 20. The business has largely tailored itself to suit its customers, serving as a family-friendly destination and welcoming seniors who are still hitting the slopes.
School district renting out theater as alternative revenue source
Municipalities take heed. Your tax problems may be solved thanks to the groovy tunes of The Beatles.
Area seniors are finding the game of pickleball a perfect way to stay active.
This year, instead of making your resolution a big change that will be difficult to maintain long-term unless someone is keeping you accountable, try choosing small changes that you can follow daily.
More than 15,000 people are expected to ring in the New Year in the Spa City this month as part of the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration between New York City and Montreal.
Delmar Progress Club’s Knitting Group prepares all year for Giving Tree
Each year at Christmastime thousands of collections are started to provide gifts for needy families, but one local giving tree adds a personal touch sewn with care.
Rotterdam family hosts holiday display at senior center to honor daughter
Even the stodgiest Grinch wouldn’t be able to stifle holiday spirit upon entering Dawn’s Christmas Village at the Rotterdam Senior Center.
Women find common ground in their tales
Kate Dudding and Betty McCanty have countless stories between them. There are the personal stories, the stories about their travels and adventures.
Schenectady Light Opera stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
When Austin Lieber, 17, auditioned for a role in the “Little Shop of Horrors” production at the Schenectady Light Opera House, he didn’t imagine himself crouched up inside a 4-by-4 foot prop playing the part of a man-eating plant.
BC acting troupe puts psychedelic twist on ‘Twelfth Night’
A Shakespearian production might be a long-running tradition at Bethlehem Central High School, but this year students are staging a different take that might make the Bard’s work more relatable.
Historical Society’s Silver Tea to focus on Christmas in Bethlehem
The Bethlehem Historical Society’s annual Holiday Silver Tea celebration at the Cedar Hill Schoolhouse in Selkirk this year will focus on Christmas in Bethlehem. The open house will feature locally baked desserts, with hot beverages and holiday-themed exhibits for the community to enjoy.
Tree festivals are cropping up all over the Capital District.
Shaker craft fair lets shoppers find unique gifts and keep it local
Lois Porter likes to give unique gifts for Christmas – gifts she can’t find in the chain stores.
Black Friday market selling fair trade goods still going strong
Heading out to a shopping mall or big box store to fight over flat screens has become all but a Thanksgiving tradition for many families, but in Bethlehem a different kind of Black Friday shopping tradition is becoming more entrenched by the year.
Brown School hosts ceremony paying tribute to local vets
Brown School students gathered to sing songs and show off special projects to local veterans at a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9. This year’s event hit close to home for an English teacher at the school, whose son is being deployed to Afghanistan.