Bill Frueh remembered as the heartbeat of Civil War reenactment scene
Delmar resident Bill Frueh, a favorite on the local reenactment and Civil War era music scene. died on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Erie Canalway grants awarded to three area organizations
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor announced $45,800 in grants awarded to nine organizations throughout the state at Proctors on Friday, Jan. 18. Three Capital District organizations will receive a total of $17,500.
Film on work of Tom Little needs backing for Afghanistan trips
A film will look at the life of Delmar optometrist Tom Little, who was killed in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan during one of his philanthropic missions to the war-ravaged country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tree festivals are cropping up all over the Capital District.
MoHu highlights artistic talents from all over the Capital District
Stretching over a week and a half, from Friday, Oct. 5, to Sunday, Oct. 14, the MoHu Festival kicked off with an interactive arts party at Albany International Airport on Thursday, Oct. 4.
War of 1812 reenactment stages battles on land and water
The Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction on Saturday, Sept. 22, and the following day hosted a muster recognizing the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. The farm was transformed into an encampment with reenactors holding rifles and cannons awaiting action.
Nisky’s 50th reunion spurs documentary shot across country
It started as an idea to produce a video for a class reunion, but ended up as a documentary chronicling the struggles and triumphs of a generation.
Glenville to host third annual German festival, with more attractions for kids and teens
Attendance at last year’s Oktoberfest in Glenville was washed out as Mother Nature rained on the festivities, but event organizers this year are planning for the worst and hoping for the best.
Group prepares to hold biennial event featuring founding members
Two hundred works of art will be on display later this month in Schenectady, and it is something fans of the medium will get wrapped up in.
St. George church holds annual festival featuring culture
Two tons of food fuels a festive three-day celebration of culture that invites people to go Greek for at least a few days.
Schenectady Kiwanis Club’s Ugly Car contest fundraiser returns
The Kiwanis Club of Schenectady is holding its second Ugly Car Contest on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the parking lot at the corner of Liberty Street and Nott Terrace in Schenectady.