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with Ken Tingley
On Wednesday morning, The Post-Star gave out its Teen Excellence Awards. I’ve been going to the breakfast for a number of years and always find it invigorating, and a reminder that the kids of…
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with Michael Goot
Hudson Valley Community College and the College of Saint Rose have signed transfer agreements that will create a quicker path for people seeking to become special education teachers.
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with Maury Thompson
U.S. Reps. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, and Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, are original cosponsors of legislation Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Calif., introduced Tuesday to fund on-site, school-based men…
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with Scott Donnelly
A website that claims to provide a simulation of how a zombie apocalypse would progress under various circumstances could be a golden opportunity for local tourism promoters.
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Also at Chester's Town Board meeting this month, Town Board Member Michael Packer and Supervisor Fred Monroe discussed Finch's timber harvesting plans.
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Things you learn when researching a quote for your blog:
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My family settled in the Tug Hill region in the 1840s. I wonder why with a whole country to choose from, two German brothers and their wives would choose an area in Northern New York with the …
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We all know that certain people in our society get preferential treatment, depending upon who they are related to, who they are friends with, etc.
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Opinion
with Will Doolittle
The Department of Justice under Eric Holder has determined that there is no basis for prosecuting Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO.
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Community
with Julie Dowd and Martha Petteys
I am now an expert on salted caramels. Okay, maybe not an expert, but I know more about them than I did a week ago. My friend and I made a gazillion or so (the recipe of which I'll share next …
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Arts / Life
with Doug Gruse
The South High Marathon Dance kicks off Friday in South Glens Falls. The popular annual event, which raised more than $583,000 last year, has become a school tradition and a rallying point for…
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with Angelia Abbott
Today is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day! When you support one of the many global TNBC Day events, you're supporting TNBC research. Find a TNBC Day event to support now: http://ow.ly/JR5PW ‪…
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Sports
with Don Lehman
The brutal winter of 2014-15 goes on, but so far the whitetail deer herd of the Adirondacks seems to have avoided widespread mortality.
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with Diana C. Nearhos
The Flames have a two point lead in the standings on the Marlies and are just two points out of eighth.
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Photography
Stop the Popping and Locking, already, my brain is shaking. I never Popped or Locked in my life.. although it did look healthy, I mean hip.
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Fall Sports
with Will Springstead
Stillwater senior forward Ian Cepiel, who broke the Section II single-season scoring record this fall, has decided to attend Oneonta State next fall.
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with Greg Brownell
Being a pack rat turned out to be a good thing today.
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with Brett Hudson
Here's the 2014 Post-Star Volleyball All-Star Team as seen in today's paper. Below the team you'll find a little explanation on some of the picks.
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with Pete Tobey
Five players from Queensbury's state runner-up football team have been named to Class A all-state teams by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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Winter Sports
with Will Springstead
The Section II finals originally scheduled for the Glens Falls Civic Center have been set.
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with Brett Hudson
We'll crown four girls basketball teams as Section II champions tomorrow, with a few local teams playing for the titles in the process.
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with Pete Tobey
The Adirondack League has announced its list of 2014-15 wrestling all-stars, including eight member wrestlers who reached the state tournament this season.
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Spring Sports
with Brett Hudson
The flavor of the week for the Class D schools in the area has been to merge individual sports programs with nearby schools, in order to boost participation numbers and keep those sports from …
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with Pete Tobey
Fort Ann pitcher Molly Bailey has been named Class D Co-Player of the Year in softball by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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