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At the Indian Meadows Park, in Glenville, Matthew Mell, 11-years-old of Glenville, enjoyed playing on the ice with his brother on a day off from school for Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2016.

Cold snap ushers in ice skating season

Three rinks at Indian Meadows Park delight youngsters, adults BY KATE SECKINGER Gazette Reporter GLENVILLE — The Indian Meadows Park skating rinks are open for another winter to delight generations of local ice skaters. Ron Zalucki, of Burnt Hills, said…




Judy Moore, dressed in black, stands with her Thursday Belles (Provided)

Bell choir prepares for its annual holiday concert

BY MOLLY CONGDON Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — There are many traditions that are sacred at Christmastime. Sipping hot chocolate while cozy on the couch as snow falls outside the window, blasting “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Happy Holidays” while driving in…



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Trains in spotlight at photo exhibition

The New York Folklore Society’s “Exhibition of Current Trains” will be on display at 129 Jay St. in Schenectady from Sept. 27 to Oct. 24. Photographer K.O. Wilson created the photographs, which were taken at remote locations along hundreds of…



Zachary Leighton and Stephanie Bailund-Witty sample apples with honey before voting on which variety tastes best. Photo: Rebecca Isenhart

Sweet start to Rosh Hashanah in Niskayuna

JCC holds gathering ahead of Jewish new year with food, fun BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Schenectady JCC’s first annual pre-Rosh Hashanah celebration brought together new friends from several of Schenectady’s Jewish congregations on Tuesday evening. The…