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Alexander Ivanov, a veteran Grandmaster from Massachusetts, drew his last game against fellow Grandmaster Joel Benjamin to score 5-1 (four wins and two draws) to win the $1,500 first prize in the 135th New York State chess championship, America’s longest running chess tournament.

The University at Albany is recognizing 227 outstanding high school seniors from the greater Capital District as recipients of its 2013 Multicultural High School Achievers Awards.

One of the things my lovely wife and I have always wanted to do is visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

Six Guilderland High School students and seven Bethlehem High School students are among the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

The Guilderland students are: Matthew Gu, Hahn-Sol Kang, Justina Liu, Isaac Malsky, Luxi Peng, and Michelle Xiong.

Nathan J. Johnson was a lawyer from Granville, N.Y. when he joined the Union Army to fight in the Civil War.

To the Editor:

Over the past thirty-plus years, I would guess I have driven the stretch of State Route 146 between Altamont and Route 20 in Guilderland over 30,000 times. Most often, I was driving during non-rush hours and could enjoy the drive.

Two lower courts have ruled in favor of towns prohibiting oil and gas exploration, extraction, and development as part of their zoning laws.

Neil Piper says that his family was "murdered" by pancreatic cancer. So, what did he do about it?

On Sept. 21, the Empire Orienteering Club will be hosting a local event in celebration of National Orienteering Week.

The 27th annual Head of the Hudson Regatta, an exciting race "against the clock,” is at Corning Preserve in Albany on Sept. 21 at 8 a.m.  

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