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Lofty ambitions in mind

New principal sees La Salle as home to future leaders of a challenging global community

Dr. Paul Fallon has a doctorate in education.

Traffic study complete for Maxwell Road

Old Maxwell Road Shopping Center project faces opposition

Residents will soon have their voices heard for those concerned about the potential shopping center on Maxwell Road, as a first draft traffic study is completed and town officials plan for a community forum.

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South Colonie schools begin makeover

Construction begins for capital project, new programming for fall school year

From building improvements to technology, South Colonie Central School District students will soon see many changes at their schools as the capital project and new program initiatives get underway.

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The breakfast club

Two guys and a list of more than 300 diners reviewed

What started as a concerted effort between two childhood friends to remain in touch, has developed over the years as a tour of regional diners.

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Anyone there?

Shaker Heritage hosts second paranormal investigation with Tri-City Paranormal

The Shaker settlement site has a long history. One that began centuries ago with a search for religious freedom and one, according to rumors, that has trouble letting go.

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Master of the board

Grogin wins title at international competition

Adam Grogin’s specialty is breaking boards.

A new chapter

After 31 years, the William K. Sanford Library has a new director at the helm

In her years as a library director, Evelyn Neale said the best part of the job is her constantly changing days.

Soldier On project moves forward

Town board receives update on veteran housing complex near Albany International

Plans for veteran housing at the former Ann Lee Nursing Home are moving forward as environmental impact and traffic studies are being conducted.

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Siena takes a trip around the world

New mural painted by recent grad highlights college’s international programs

When the fall semester begins and students return to the Siena College campus, they will notice a world of difference in their student union building.

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Getting to the quick of the story

Award-winning journalist pens the stories that define the Saratoga tourists may not take the time to see

Thomas Dimopoulos is no stranger on the streets of Saratoga.

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The Book Barn’s last chapter

Latham bookstore closes doors after 24 years in business

After 24 years in Latham, The Book Barn closed its doors for good in a frenzy of sales and goodbyes from longtime customers.

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Schenectady's Little Italy pays tribute to Dan DiNicola

Local movie critic honored in second movie festival

There, on North Jay, stands Perreca’s Bakery, the crown jewel of Schenectady’s Little Italy, a fixture of the neighborhood for more than a century. From a booth inside More Perreca sits Maria Papa, who has a hand in both of the businesses that neighbor one another, where she talks about next week’s plans to pay tribute again to the late Dan DiNicola.

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The spark for change

Local teens learn the challenges of solving global issues

After a three-day human rights symposium, area teens will return to school this fall with ideas of starting new clubs, beginning fundraising campaigns and raising awareness.

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Still going crazy

Heart continues to define women’s role in Rock

Known and revered as trailblazers in the male dominate world of rock and roll, Ann and Nancy Wilson not only blazed the way for Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, Madonna and the rock maidens that followed, they maintain their relevance nearly 40 years after going crazy on us all.