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RAG to present local dancers

Local choreographer/dancers Victoria Lundell and David Capps will bring two shows of their dance theater work to the Roxbury Arts Center at 5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The show will have "humor, pathos and mystery embodied in dance, movement and theat

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 23:00:00

Business Beat: Roxbury business group plans networking event

The Greater Roxbury Business Association will have a networking event at the Barn at Headwaters at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The program Tuesday will be about event planning and consolidated marketing efforts to promote Roxbury, according to organizers who said they would reference "the great suc

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:11:36

Foss: Finding housing isn't easy when you're poor

Diana Robinson. Photographer: SARA FOSS When I first met Joe Lewis, he was living in a bed bug-infested studio apartment on Schenectady's Francis Ave. "I'm trying to get out of here," Lewis told me. "My light doesn't work. The bedbugs want my blood. I'm going to have to throw all my clothes away."

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Selfies and self-reflection mark New Zealand election race

TAUPO, New Zealand (AP) - Sitting on his campaign bus as it rattles through some of New Zealand's struggling smaller towns, Prime Minister Bill English says the meteoric rise of his young opponent, Jacinda Ardern, took the nation by surprise and made him question himself. "It tests your faith in you

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-22 14:05:55

GASD: Summer school pilot program proves effective

John Purcell/Recorder staffFrom left, Amsterdam High School Assistant Principal Al Mattice talks Wednesday to the Greater Amsterdam Board of Education about results of a pilot program at the school while AHS Assistant Principal Christine Pietro listens to him. Recorder News Staff Breaking from the t

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Ulster County Legislator Jonathan Heppner running unopposed in District 23

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Incumbent Ulster County Legislator Jonathan Heppner is running unopposed for a second two-year term as a county lawmaker for the Legislature's District 23. Heppner, a lifelong Woodstock resident, was first elected to the post 2015, in an uncontested bid to succeed Donald Gregorius,

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Levon Helm Studios to welcome Grahame Lesh, Midnight North

Take a 'video drive' down Levon Helm Memorial Boulevard. April 19, 2017, marked the fifth anniversary of the Woodstock musician's death. Video by John W. Barry/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit The chance, deception and trust a deck of cards represents can generate a lot of inspiration for a songwriter,

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 18:15:20

Lakeside Farms rules in favorite cider doughnut poll

Clockwise from left: Larry Cheuk at Lakeside Farms; Meaghan Tubbs at The Carrot Barn; Snowtika Glover at Fo'Castle. Photographer: Marc Schultz Boston cream, glazed and jelly are on the doughnut team at Lakeside Farms in Ballston Lake. But they're all supporting players. Apple cider is the boss dough

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Local man charged with throwing large knife at wife

LIBERTY - Police have charged a Liberty man with throwing a large kitchen knife at his wife, leaving her with a deep wound in her shoulder. State police said troopers were called at 9 a.m. Thursday to Catskill Medical Center in Harris for a stabbing victim. Police said investigators spoke to the wom

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 21:14:14

Middleburgh man faces child sex charges

State Police at Cobleskill announced Friday the arrest of a Middleburgh man on various charges associated with possession of and dissemination of child pornography. Michael G. Porter Jr., 37, was arrested after an investigation conducted by the State Police in conjunction with members of the state

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:43:05

Cider-maker puts down roots in Andes

That Alex Wilson would draw upon childhood memories of cideries in his native England as inspiration for Wayside Cider of Andes is unsurprising, given his throwback approach to business. Together with co-owner Irene Hussey, Wilson is crafting today's hard cider with a focus on farming practices of t

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:15:42

Entrepreneur excited to harvest hemp next month, soon to begin small-scale processing

ELLISBURG - Businessman Marc P. Privitera is excited about harvesting his first hemp crop next month despite late plantings and adverse weather throughout the summer. "I think it's going to be fun," Mr. Privitera said. Many of the hemp plants Mr. Privitera had grown at four one-acre plots, includi

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 12:15:00

Saugerties man charged with felony drunken driving in rollover crash

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> A 45-year-old Saugerties man was arrested on a felony drunken driving charge following a crash in which the Jeep Wrangler he was driving struck a utility pole and rolled over, police said. Thomas M. Hines IV, of 8 2nd St., was arrested early Saturday morning on a felony drunken d

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-23 17:25:00

Man charged with felony DWI after rollover crash in Saugerties

SAUGERTIES - Town police charged a Village of Saugerties man with felony DWI after, police said, he drove through a utility pole off Route 212 in the Centerville section of the town early Saturday morning and rolled his Jeep. Police said the accident happened about 3:30 a.m. Saturday near the inters

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-23 16:40:29

High School Boys Soccer: Kingston cruises past Saugerties

TOWN OF ULSTEr, N.y. >> Brayan Gonzalez scored two goals as Kingston high rolled over Saugerties 6-1 in an non-league boys soccer match Friday. Timmy Ruzzo scored on a penalty kick and had an assist while Manny Arias, Luke Bernadine and Alfredo Rendo each added a goal for the (2-4) Tigers. Jose Gu

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Businesses keep coming along Route 4 corridor

These are busy times for North Greenbush. Anyone who has driven Route 4 between the Troy and East Greenbush lines has encountered plenty of construction along what is developing into a major north-south corridor in the southern half of Rensselaer County. Among the projects: A new mixed-use developme

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-23 18:06:56

3M earmuffs deal a sound one for nonprofit Access

WALLKILL - Touring the Access: Supports for Living manufacturing space in the Town of Wallkill is like stepping into the behind-the-scenes factory show Modern Marvels, except the workers smile constantly and the revenues go toward their care. The Hudson Valley nonprofit may be better known for servi

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-23 20:08:52

Take comfort in the actions by many to stem the 'Day of Disaster'

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have reignited discussions about the link between global warming and extreme weather, with climate scientists now saying they can show the connections between the two phenomena better than ever before. Time More than 20 years ago, Sports Illustrated began running an amusi

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 14:57:33

Boxer Will Madera headlines Saturday card at Rivers Casino

Albany native Will Madera has the kind of backstory that could make for appealing boxing television. Talk about the motorcycle crash that convinced him it was time to turn pro. The six kids, all younger than 7, at age 26. The overnight shift he works four times a week as a residential counselor at a

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-22 21:21:28

Amy Biancolli: Squeeze play

One of the world's great classical virtuosi - a globally heralded soloist who can blitz through Bach and render thorny contemporary works with ferocity, grace and aplomb --- is headed to the Capital Region this weekend for a three-concert whirlwind. Chances are you've never heard of her: Hanzhi Wang

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-21 16:41:22