‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’ to light up Proctors with fantasy and wonder
Before ringing in the New Year, the Mainstage at Proctors will round off the holiday season with four performances from Friday, Dec. 28, to Sunday, Dec. 30, of “Cirque Dreams Holidaze."
New dog spa caters to the decadent desires of pets and owners
All of the clients at the Greenfield Animal Hospital’s Spa and Salon are of the canine variety, but it’s hard to tell from the menu of treatments offered.
Schenectady Light Opera stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
When Austin Lieber, 17, auditioned for a role in the “Little Shop of Horrors” production at the Schenectady Light Opera House, he didn’t imagine himself crouched up inside a 4-by-4 foot prop playing the part of a man-eating plant.
Tree festivals are cropping up all over the Capital District.
This is the 16th year Capital Holiday Lights will not only entertain visitors from the Capital District and beyond, but pump funds into the Police Athletic League.
Young cancer survivor’s drawing to be featured in holiday fundraiser
Payton Gordinier might only be in first grade, but she’s still doing something to give back to the organization that helped save her life.
Program seeing uptick in local need, struggling to meet demand
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany on Wednesday, Nov. 14, celebrated the grand opening of its new warehouse in the Rotterdam Corporate Park, which houses furniture and housewares donations for low-income individuals and families.
Ski areas start winter early, but weather remains a business challenge
It has become a necessity for many area mountains to begin making snow in the fall, as hitting the slopes over Thanksgiving weekend has become a tradition for families looking for outdoor adventures instead of shopping centers.
Local storytelling group celebrates landmark
Kate Dudding’s first storytelling experience was with a group of fourth-graders. She started out with a typical “Once upon a time, when animals could talk ...”
Price Chopper donates Thanksgiving staple for Equinox dinner
Serving up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings for more than 9,000 people requires tons of turkey — literally.
Mall managements hopes new business will draw crowds
After years of courting entertainment options to fill vacant space within Crossgates Mall, officials recently announced that a Dave and Busters will be coming to the shopping center.
Donations from Shaker students help Military Mom in Action
Everyone gets a sweet tooth now and again, even soldiers. And local mom Kathy Buckley makes sure our fighting men and women don’t have to go without.
Latham native became fascinated by literary controversy
Literary hoaxes have always been touchy topics for bibliophiles, and author Molly Guptill Manning hopes to finally put one to rest in her first book.
St. George’s starts up 5K as a fundraising effort
Runners looking to put some miles in before indulging in Turkey Day have a new option this year.
Iraq vet combats PTSD, raises awareness through his music
Serving in a combat zone in Iraq was an adrenaline rush that Jason Moon couldn’t duplicate when he came home to Wisconsin. Not that he didn’t try.