Monday, Dec. 1, came and I woke up with my right leg twice the size of my left. I pulled my hamstring last week when I tried to get up on the porch of Miles and Melissa’s new house. I have to realize I’m getting older. I need to keep my legs up and rest.

The theme this year is “Christmas Around the World” is the theme this year of the Albany County Historical Association’s Holiday House at the Ten Broeck Mansion, which continues through Saturday, Dec. 20. 

During the holidays, many homeowners drag out festive lights and decorations to create vivid landscapes bursting with color.

On Dec. 2, the first Tuesday of the month, the Old Men of the Mountain met at the Duanesburg Diner.

Concerned about the cost of identifying outlawed chemicals, the county executive will set a public hearing before he decides if he will sign a bill banning sale of toxic toys in Albany County.

In this era, municipalities shouldn’t consider dispensing information electronically as an add-on; rather it is essential. And citizens must do their part in letting their government know what information they need.

Those responsible for websites for Albany County, the town of Guilderland, and Guilderland schools found both fault and value in this fall's statewide survey by an Albany think tank.

Was it Thanksgiving or Christmas? Last Wednesday, just before families and friends gather to feast, up to a foot of snow fell on the region, causing many to change their travel plans — either leaving earlier for far-flung destinations or simply staying at home to enjoy the peace and beauty of a newly white world.

History speaks to us in many ways — from the newly-painted clapboard of a one-room rural school and from the memories shared from the long-ago pupils, now aged but still shaped by their earliest learning.

The hoppy holidays are here.


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