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'Mini Satans': Why is this 'navy nurse' giving a newborn baby the middle finger?

The Naval Jacksonville Hospital announced Monday night that it has removed multiple employees after images of them inappropriately handling newborn babies surfaced online. A Facebook post, shared over 180,000 times, depicts a hospital staff member flipping off a baby with the caption "How I current

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 12:11:00

How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

(StatePoint) An engagement ring is at once a symbol of love and commitment and also a reflection of a woman's personal style. For the engaged-to-be who hasn't quite determined the perfect sparkler for herself, articulating an engagement ring style can seem challenging. That's where a trusted jeweler

THEALMATIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

THEALMATIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 19:01:00

Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop

THEALMATIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 15:39:01

How Libraries Are Changing in Communities Nationwide

(StatePoint) As we become increasingly reliant on digital content available on-demand, what happens to our repositories for printed material? The answer may be simpler than you think: Libraries aren't just about books any more. Most have shifted focus from their collections to the communities they s

THEALMATIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 05:00:00

BLOG: Constitution Day celebration at SUNY Adirondack

As part of its Constitution Day celebration, I will be part of a panel discussion titled "Freedom of the Press in the Era of Fake News" at SUNY Adirondack this afternoon. The event starts at 3 p.m. in Miller Auditorium in Dearlove Hall on the Queensbury campus. Freedom of the press, the First Amendm

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 18:13:00

Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival set for this weekend

EATON - The Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival, formerly the Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival, will celebrate its 10th year Saturday and Sunday at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The festival continues to offer education on the products produced in fiber arts, raw fleece, roving, spinning suppli

POST-STAR - 2017-09-17 23:00:00

EDITORIAL: SUNY Adirondack is repaying public investment

When it comes to county supervisors spending taxpayer money, we are big fans of frugality. Yes, we believe they should be cheap and squeeze every nickel. So when SUNY Adirondack came to the supervisors with their hand out this past week for a larger contribution to the school's budget, our first rea

POST-STAR - 2017-09-17 10:30:00

ROUNDUP: SUNY Adirondack beats Niagara, loses to two others

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POST-STAR - 2017-09-16 20:30:00

BOCES capital project goes to voters

Darcy Burman's cosmetology classroom that will be expanded if the capital project gets voter approval. From left to right: Rose Burns, Kayley LaPierre, Morgan Streeter, Madison Vachon, Alyssa Whitney, Marissa Durham, and Kaylee Adams. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) Zach Fredenburg, far right, an


It takes a region for the 90-Miler

The 90-mile Adirondack Canoe Classic was held for the 35th year the weekend of Sept. 8 to 10. Two hundred sixty canoes, guideboats and kayaks started in Old Forge and over three days paddled their way through the Adirondack Forest Preserve to the cedar tree marking the finish line on Lake Flower in


Landlord shuts railroad out of building over unpaid rent

JOHNSBURG - The owner of a storage building next to the North Creek rail station said he has locked Saratoga & North Creek Railway out of the building because of $25,000 in unpaid rent. The large building, located at 320 Main St., to the left of the driveway into the rail depot, was being used by th

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 20:30:00

Cars, stories, history roll into festival grounds

LAKE GEORGE - Each one of the more than 110 cars in Sunday's 11th annual Councours d'Elegance rolled into the Festival Commons at Charles R. Wood Park brought with it both history and stories. Howard Kroplick of East Hills had the best of both with his 1948 Tucker, one of 51 built by Preston Tucker.

POST-STAR - 2017-09-17 21:15:00

Traffic stop leads to felony charge in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - A traffic stop on Canada Street early Sunday led to the arrest of a Gansevoort man on felony and misdemeanor charges, police records show. Patrick J. McNulty, 26, was arrested after he was stopped at 3:25 a.m. by State Police from the Chestertown station, the agency's public informatio

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 12:45:00

Fracking ban put in place in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - The Town Board on Sept. 11 voted to adopt a zoning amendment that bans the drilling procedure known as fracking or, more formally, hydraulic fracturing. The town in September 2014 passed a three-year moratorium on fracking. That expired on Sept. 7 and board members wanted to get someth

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 19:22:00

BLOG: Nice turnout for Lake George tourney

It looks like the scheduling change for the annual King George Fishing Derby was a good one. The annual tourney drew nearly 200 participants over the weekend, a healthy increase over the 141 last year. It was held in July the first two years, but a desire to move it to a time of year with better wea

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 14:34:00

New wood sculpture in Lake George recalls Rogers' Rangers' role in French and Indian War

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. >> The proverbial third time wasn't a charm for Paul Stark. Neither was the fourth. It took the Oregon wood carver five tries before he found the right tree for a 24-foot French and Indian War-era sculpture that was unveiled Thursday on Beach Road. The lifesize piece depicts Major

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Man headed to prison in switchblade case

QUEENSBURY - A Fort Ann man who had an illegal switchblade knife when police encountered him in February is headed to prison for up to 3 years. Derek J. Webster, 28, was arrested Feb. 25 after Glens Falls Police officers found two men sleeping in a vehicle behind The Daily Double bar in Glens Falls

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 11:52:00

Toys 'R' Us seeks bankruptcy court reorganization

Toyrs 'R' Us said Tuesday it has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. It said it had lined up $3.0 billion in financing and that its stores and websites were open and operating normally. Toys 'R' Us has stores on Wolf Road in Colonie; on Clifton Country Road in Clifton Park;

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 10:03:31


R&T Antiques Queensbury's Oldest Coin and Jewelry Store As Seen on TV Weekly R & T has paid out literally Millions of Dollars for coin collections, gold jewelry and diamonds over the years! R & T ALWAYS buying Old comics, toys, magazines, military swords, knives, silver coins and old fishing lures.

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 05:44:42