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There’s this phrase that’s been making the rounds the last few years that has really got me a bit ticked off.

A week ago, a friend of ours took part in Albany’s Pride parade. She spoke of how happy and together people felt that day. Gay men and lesbian women who had struggled so long and hard for acceptance could march in a parade, waving a flag of many colors, a symbol of their pride. And people cheered.

NEW SCOTLAND — The Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County 4-H Shooting Sports Program will offer a shooting sports session at the Cornell Cooperative Extension building in Voorheesville.

GUILDERLAND — Author and town resident Bruce W. Dearstyne has received a national award for his 2015 book on New York history, “The Spirit of New York: Defining Events in the Empire State’s History.”

Getting to states, in Syracuse, is the ultimate goal for runners and field-event athletes. Local athletes first had to succeed at the State Qualifiers at Shenendehowa High School on June 2 and 3.

On Friday and Saturday, Guilderland and Berne-Knox-Westerlo state qualifiers battle to win a state title in their respective events at Cicerco-North Syracuse High School in Cicero.

The arrest of a 30-year-old man from Voorheesville for drunk driving after a one-car accident on the Northway led to minor injury to the investigating State Trooper.  

A new project through the Cornell Cooperative Extension will analyze varying prices of farmers’ market products throughout eastern New York State. 

I used to tell people I was only on Facebook to keep track of my kids.

A woman, who police say was intoxicated, falls to the bottom of a 60-foot cliff. A man, enjoying an outing with friends, slips off the top of  a dam, down a steep spillway  coated with mud and debris, and lands on rocks below the spillway,  a fall of 35 feet. Both survive. Both are rescued. But their salvation required rescuers trained in the art of “rope rescue.”

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