A child's garden story
It is hard to imagine my grandma as a baby, but she has the pictures to prove it. One picture shows her as a little girl standing next to a very tall beanstalk, which is climbing up a string leaning on the house where she grew up.
Foreign language instruction at an early age can give kids a head start in an increasingly global community
Around the world, it’s typical for children to learn a foreign language at a young age. In the United States, most students must wait until middle school.
Explore the earth with a story
Great reads for spring.
No-bake cake a cool treat for Mom
Spring is finally here, and along with fresh air, my family is picking fresh fruit to share for a little no-bake Mother’s Day fun.
Pine Bush Preserve to hold annual Lupine Fest, with recreation opportunities
There are 3,200 acres of gently rolling sand dunes in Albany County providing a thriving home for a globally rare ecosystem. The recreational opportunities are rather extensive, too.
Here are a few strategies that will help your active child put his/her reading skills into action.
Tough choices, times three
When you have triplets (or a litter as my daughter now calls them), there are so many decisions that need to be made and so little time to really make them.
Hattie's does not disappoint
The Family Chow was hankering for some southern hospitality recently and decided to venture north to try out Hattie’s Chicken Shack in Saratoga.
A letterbox adventure awaits
How does combining the exhilaration of hiking with the thrill of a treasure hunt sound?
Guilderland girl’s bluebird nesting houses supporting Tour de Cure team
Many have taken part in fundraisers before, but one local sixth-grade girl is going the extra mile and helping two causes with each birdhouse.
Artwork promotes authority’s safety program
CDTA and the Music Mobile came together to promote the CDTA’s safety program by displaying artwork created by children in the Capital District on buses.
Saratoga Mom Prom lets women relive those magic moments of proms past while raising money for charity
While teens all over the Capital District are preparing for their high school proms, women of all ages have found a reason to relive their own prom memories and squeeze into their old satin and sequin-covered dresses for charity.
To enter the contest, tell us your favorite way to get your family excited about recycling.
Eat like a bunny
Breakfast is always a big part of my family’s Easter morning plan.
Young and old are often surprised at what they learn at Troy’s Discovery Hall’s ‘Jewels of the Sea’ exhibit
Tucked between two walls on Second Street in Troy exists a little taste of nature. It is here where collector and curator, Ron Glasser keeps his collection of more than 1,000 seashells from all over the world.
‘The Voice’ contestant visits her old stomping grounds with stops at Bethlehem schools
Not everyone can be sure they will receive a warm reception when returning to their hometown. Danielle Mozeleski can be counted as one of the lucky ones.
Tech Valley High students are the driving force behind the staging of ‘Mulan’
When most people think about Tech Valley High School, they think about students studying science, technology, engineering and math. While this is true, it’s not just STEM learning that is going on at the TVHS campus in Rensselaer.
School plays offer entertainment, showcase talent
This weekend, prepare to take a journey with a mischievous cat, cheer for a take on America’s favorite pastime, witness a man’s morally questionable rise in business, and groove to a royal exploration of popular music.
Books offer a taste of spring
Great reads for the month of March and beyond.
March Maple Weekends are an annual tradition
For two weekends in mid to late March, maple fans can watch, learn, explore and, most importantly, indulge in all things sugary sweet made from maple sugar.