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Clothes call

Bringing Cirque du Soleil’s vibrant ‘Dralion’ costumes to the stage requires a wardrobe team that can think on its feet

It’s East meets West with a circus twist in downtown Albany for the final run of “Dralion.”

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A good day to race

Albany teen dominates the field in Crossings 5K Challenge

Michael Cuke started road racing this year, but running is in his genes.

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Getting seniors hooked on fishing

DEC holds clinic for would-be anglers at Six Mile Waterworks

Many people who go fishing can tell you all about how relaxing it can be, and it’s not too late for those who don’t fish to enjoy those same benefits.

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Setting the scene

Delmar artist finds he is drawn to painting pastures

Several years ago, Robert Lynk was passing a field in Westerlo when he decided to stop and take a picture.

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A partnership for pets

Latham PetSmart teams up with humane society to open everyday adoption center

A chain pet supply store in Latham has partnered with a local animal rescue organization to add a pet adoption center inside the store.

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Head for the Hills

Rensselaerville Cycling Festival lets riders experience the area’s beautiful scenery with events for all ages

Take a scenic course, add cyclists of all ages, mix in food and drinks of all kinds, cheerful spectators and top it off with live music, and you have a gran fondo.

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Connecting farms with just a click

Cornell Cooperative Extension unveils online ‘Ag Exchange’ service

Finding a buyer for an “Amish modified” New Holland 273 mini baler might not be done easily through traditional advertisements, but a new online service aims to fill that niche.

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New dorms unveiled at Glenmont Job Corps

Upgrades coincide with program’s 50th anniversary

After nearly four years of construction, Glenmont Job Corps celebrated the official opening of its new dormitory buildings just in time for the organization’s 50th anniversary.

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Town shutters Latham structure

Officials say many safety violations forced the evacuation of two-story building

Citing unsafe living conditions due to multiple code violations, Town of Colonie officials shuttered a Latham building on Friday, Sept. 19, that was functioning as a business and residence.

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Crossings Challenge 5K has lots to offer

Race enters its 11th year with runs for adults and children

As the outdoor running season winds down, an event that takes place at the Crossings offers an opportunity for the whole family to get some exercise and enjoy the park.

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Shaker Blue Bison stampede past Schenectady Patriots

Matt Woods throws three touchdowns and runs for two more in Liberty Division win

Once the Shaker football team got out of its own way, it had no trouble with Schenectady.

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Changes make Colonie Central High School more accessible

New ramp installed at entrance

Colonie Central High School recently completed some renovations that make the building easier to access for students in wheelchairs, as well as some cosmetic updates to its front entrance.

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Familiar ground

CBA falls to Shen for second straight year, but not giving up hope

Josh Wynn spoke to his Christian Brothers Academy football teammates before they headed to the locker room following a 28-14 loss to Empire Division rival Shenendehowa Friday, Sept. 19, in Colonie.

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High-end thrift shop opens at Italian American museum

Community center also opens new library and meeting room

The three-building campus at the Italian American Community Center has been a work in progress for nearly the last decade, but the most recent additions have really topped it off.