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All’s fair in Altamont

Three-county event marks 120th year, offers more than thrill rides and good eats

The Altamont Fair is opening its gates and welcoming patrons for its 120th year on Tuesday, Aug. 13, featuring many of the popular attractions people look forward to every year, with some new ones mixed into the three-county celebration as well.

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Guilderland PD to host a ‘night out’

National event marks 30th anniversary connecting police to community

The Guilderland Police Department Community Service Unit is hosting the local Night Out, which is the nationwide event’s 30th anniversary, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 10 p.m., at Tawasentha Park.

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Let Freedom (Park) ring

Long running free concert series remains hot spot for family summer entertainment

What began as a dumping ground for cement and construction materials along the Mohawk River, Freedom Park was transformed into an amphitheater for a festival when Schenectady County was selected as one of 32 statewide locations to host the Bicentennial Barge for four days in July of 1976.

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Photo Gallery: Good times on the Rail Trail

Second "Fireflies and Fairy Tales: A Solstice Celebration"

The second “Fireflies and Fairy Tales: A Solstice Celebration” on Thursday, June 20, which was held along a one-mile portion of the Albany County Rail Trail.

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Old Songs plucking on

Acoustic roots music festival welcomes families, keeps traditions alive

Traditional acoustic music will once again be played at the 33rd annual Old Songs Music Festival, which kicks off Friday, June 28, at 3 p.m. and ends Sunday night at the Altamont Fairgrounds.

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Going outside the lines

Modern technology offers children a bounty of interactive experiences, but those familiar with Harold (of Purple Crayon fame) know true creativity doesn’t take much more than a few lines and a crayon.

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This city wants you!

Uncle Sam heritage to be celebrated in Troy on Saturday

Though he wasn’t widely recognized until long after his death, a well-known meat packer from the City of Troy is the pride and joy of Trojans today.

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[Photo Gallery] Bethlehem Memorial Day Parade

Highlights from the 2013 Bethlehem Memorial Day Parade.

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Chalk it up to Albany

Central Avenue BID, Equinox hold sidewalk art contest to coincide with Tulip Fest

Each spring, thousands of tulips take over downtown Albany. The appearance of the flowers mark the beginning of spring in the city and have a way of bringing a feeling of renewal to Albany each year.

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Students get a taste of SPAC

'Classical Kids' stops in North Colonie to introduce youngsters to world of dance

Siobhan Dunham and two other professional dancers spent the morning of Friday, May 3, at Shaker High School with the entire district’s fifth-grade students for the arts education series “Classical Kids.” The school-based program is sponsored by SPAC and Union College, and was created in 1993 to help provide an interactive approach for children to learn about classical music and dance.

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The Greatest Show on Earth

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus speaks to the child in every seat

Not many kids plan to run a circus when they grow up - and it’s not exactly what Johnathan Lee Iverson had in mind either as a kid growing up in New York City.

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Let's get ready to read

Albany Children’s Book Festival connects young readers with authors

The fifth annual Albany Children’s Book Festival, hosted by The Albany Academies, allows people of all ages to meet some of their favorite authors and illustrators. There will also be magicians, a children’s concert, clowns and other activities around the theme of reading.

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Grimm perspective

BC’s production of ‘Into the Woods’ re-imagines classic fairy tales

This year’s Bethlehem High School musical is “Into the Woods,” a longtime favorite of director James Yeara, and one he is producing for the third time.

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Comic timing

Voorheesville workshop takes a graphic approach to storytelling

Elementary students were creating their own characters instead of reading about them Friday, March 15, at Voorheesville Public Library Friday, during a workshop hosted by Matthew Laiosa.

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Café gets touch of the Irish

St. Patrick’s Day the theme for family-friendly Café Malta performances

Elyse Young is once again bringing cafe-style entertainment to Malta, but this time it has a touch of the Irish.