Living Resources unveils state’s first barrier-free home
Living Resources unveiled the Smart House, located off Ardsley Road in Guilderland, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, which harness technology to allow residents to maintain an independent lifestyle.
Made by Hand features select artists from the Northeast
Many people are familiar with craft fairs, but a local business is holding an invitation-only craft market to ensure the quality of the products for sale.
Holiday traditions may have been a little different in the late 1700s when the iconic Ten Broeck Mansion was built atop an Albany hill, but more than 200 years later, the historic home continues to welcome visitors for the holidays.
Company spending $3B to upgrade electric infrastructure
Tackling some of what the worst winter storms inflicts has National Grid “hot stick” workers preparing for the chilly reality of living in the Northeast.
Outlet serves as buy local point for wholesale and retail buyers
Since it first opened in 1933, the Capital District Cooperative, Inc. has traveled a road of changes. With the rising “buy local” movement, the Menands-based farmers market is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a bigger presence than ever.
Delmar resident launches project to cultivate awareness of native plant species
Loretta Fontaine Castagna has held an interest in native plant life since she was a young girl.
Family-friendly Go Green Day to feature recycling, demos, good eats
Go Green Day 2013 will be held Saturday, April 27, at Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland. Several area groups worked together to create the educational event and recycling drop off, along with opportunities to donate a variety of items to local causes and organizations.
For area quilting group, tradition, service and fellowship are a seamless combination
Q.U.I.L.T. Inc. has met at the Delmar Reformed Church once a month for the past 36 years. They meet to showcase their work, learn new skills and listen to guest speakers.
Local florists say color and variety add a fun twist to Valentine’s Day
Although red roses continue to be a top seller on Valentine’s Day, some florists have noticed more women are looking for something a little less traditional on the annual day of love.
Customers heating bills could drop 3 percent, weather conditions also a factor
Some people might not welcome the first sighting of snowflakes falling, but lower heating bills could help warm winter spirits.
Program to examine Shaker use of herbs and teas
When you dunk a teabag in a mug of boiling water, do you ever wonder how the mixture of herbs or tea leaves got in there?
Albany County recreation resource dominates executive’s Bethlehem visit
The main concern of residents at Albany County Executive Dan McCoy's Town Hall visit was opening more local sections of the county's rail trail.
Capital District Community Gardens offers gardening plots, community spirit
Community plots are available for those in the Bethlehem area looking to garden, but may not have the space at home.
National Grid: Natural gas heating bills should be 8 percent lower
Cold thoughts surfacing of shoveling mounds of snow, black ice glazing the roadways and traffic jams stalling chilly commutes might start to melt away for some with predictions of lower natural gas heating bills.
Pine Hollow Arboretum hosts concert to benefit Irene victims
The Pine Hollow Arboretum is hosting a unique musical evening on Sunday, Sept. 25, to benefit the victim of Tropical Storm Irene.