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    Rick and Sharon Butto of Glens Falls were feted with a surprise 35th Wedding Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 at the home of Rick's sister, Elena McNutt of Queensbury.

      Robert A. Tidd and Anna Gabriele were married December 1, 1956 at St. Joseph’s Church, Fort Edward, NY, by Father Kenneth Doyle. The Best Man was James Ryan and the Maid of Honor was Louisa Gabriele Esperti. The couple celebrated on November 27th, 2016 at the Log Jam Restaurant with immediat…

        Dr. and Mrs. Norman Enhorning celebrated their 50th anniversary on December 26th. A party in their honor will be given for them this summer at the home of their daughter and son in law, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Laing.

          Jim Kane and Elaine O'Neil married on October 15, 1966 at St. Mary's Church in Glens Falls. 

          Game days are as much about the appetizers as they are about football. These snacks will always be winners, even if your team doesn't make it to the Super Bowl.

          Among the many columns I’ve written in the 30 years since Ask the Builder came to be, this one will be unique. I think it’s important for you to know why I switched careers from being a full-time builder, remodeler and master plumber to a syndicated newspaper columnist and then video personality.

          Among the many columns I’ve written in the 30 years since Ask the Builder came to be, this one will be unique. I think it’s important for you to know why I switched careers from being a full-time builder, remodeler and master plumber to a syndicated newspaper columnist and then video personality.

          China is dismissing complaints from two U.S. lawmakers over the quarantining of American diplomats and their family members under the country's strict COVID-19 regulations. A Foreign Ministry spokesperson says China's epidemic protocols apply to both Chinese and foreigners and are open and transparent. She called the statements by the U.S. lawmakers “really absurd and completely groundless.” Republican Congressmen James Comer and Michael McCaul wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday asking for clarification of the quarantines. The U.S. Embassy had no immediate comment on the letter.

          Far fewer Chinese are expected to be traveling during the upcoming “Golden Week” National Day holiday, amid rigid anti-COVID-19 restrictions and calls from health officials for people to stay put. China’s transport ministry is estimating some 210 million trips will be made by road during the week-long holiday that begins Saturday, down 30% compared to the same time last year. China remains the only major country that has yet to reopen and continues to enforce strict case tracing, quarantines and mask-wearing policies, along with rolling lockdowns affecting millions and health designations preventing people from traveling. On Friday in Beijing, President Xi Jinping led top leaders in placing flower baskets at a memorial to revolutionary martyrs.

          This year’s Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster. The famously secretive Nobel Committee never leaks or hints who will win its prizes for medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, economics or peace. The awards will be announced starting next Monday. But there is no lack of causes deserving the spotlight that comes with winning the world’s most prestigious prize. There are wars in Ukraine and Ethiopia, disruptions to supplies of energy, food and financial stability, the climate crisis, and the ongoing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

          Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained neck and head injuries after being slammed to the ground Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, and was stretchered from the field. The Dolphins said Tagovailoa was conscious and had movement in all his extremities after being taken by stretcher from the field and to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The Dolphins said after their 27-15 loss to the Bengals that Tagovailoa was expected to be released from the hospital and fly home with the team. Miami coach Mike McDaniel said Tagovailoa sustained a concussion when was chased down and sacked by Josh Tupou with about six minutes left in the first half. He remained down for more than seven minutes before being loaded on a backboard and removed via stretcher.

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