Regional

Monday, June 16, rolled around and I was excited because I knew my granddaughter, Danielle, had taken the day off and she, Zoey and I could spend some time together.

I went to their house and we just enjoyed a quiet couple of hours playing with Zoey mostly on the front porch in the shade because it was hot out.

To the Editor:

My wife, Kristin, and I read with dismay the recent headline concerning the possible closing of Altamont Elementary School.

These local students are among 1,687 to receive undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates of advanced study as members of the Class of 2014 at The College of Saint Rose in Albany:

Kayla Furnia of Schenectady, earned a bachelor of arts;

The telephone is a wonderful instrument. We have seen it grow from a simple box with a hand crank attached to a wall. Turning the crank rang a bell that would let an operator know you wanted to speak.

John Boyd Thacher was one of the most distinguished and revered Albanians of his day. He was born at Ballston, Saratoga County on Sept. 11, 1847, the elder son of George Hornell and Ursula Jane (Boyd) Thacher. His father married his mother in 1843. She was the daughter of David Boyd, Esq. of Schenectady.

Now a skilled barrel racer, Dana Erickson was once told to stay away from her horses after getting a blood clot. She wasn't going to have any of that.

WARNER LAKE — Wyman “Cookie” Osterhout was a guy’s guy — captain of his high school football team, a Marine during the Korean War, and a successful race-car driver — who treated his daughters as equals and put his family first.

The men and women being raped — with the highest rates in prisons, the military, and colleges — must not bear the shame that belongs to the rapists. We need to open our mouths and shout for changes.

Rowing is said to be the ultimate team sport, and the local girls who traveled to California this week for a national competition fully understand that. 

Last week, the highest court in the state heard arguments in a case Albany County Surrogate's Court judge Cathryn Doyle brought forth to challenge a ruling that she should have her judgeship revoked.

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