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Baseball's relaxed pace of play may be adding to its uniqueness in such a fast-paced world.

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The Helderberg Kiwanis restored the Knox-New Scotland school district schoolhouse on the Emma Thacher Nature Center grounds.  Daniel Driscoll will talk about the restoration, interviews with former students, and the records of school board meetings from 1824 to 1905.

NEW SCOTLAND —  “Victory Turned Into Mourning” — a farewell to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant at the New York State Capitol — will be the program presented by Stuart Lehman at the New Scotland Historical Association to Tuesday, April 7.

In 1852, the United States Senate published the findings of Captain Howard Stansbury’s 1849-1850 expedition to the Great Salt Lake.

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BETHLEHEM — To raise funds to preserve the town’s historical records and artifacts, the Bethlehem Historical Association is holding its second Antiques Appraisal Day at Bethlehem Town Hall on Saturday, April 18, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Locals don't know  their ancestors' freedoms were defended in part by black patriots, says Aaron Mair, speaking of Albany County's only Revolutionary War battle.

The LeVie-Hilton barn is just the latest in cherished places that have been lost; identifying what we value now will help preserve our remaining heritage for the future.

NEW SCOTLAND — The Collar Laundry Union of Troy, organized in early 1864 by Kate Mullany, a 19-year-old Irish immigrant, was to become the nation’s first truly all-women labor union.

Archivist James Corsaro is cataloguing one-of-a-kind records from Voorheesville and listing them in an online state system so they are widely accessible.

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Police knocked on doors in the Rensselaerville hamlet last month after a councilman called and complained about cars parked on the street. The response from residents was called a "small uproar" by the sheriff.

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