October 2013

Late season apple power rankings

Jonathan Kozol at CNSE

Craig and his wonderful list

End of a trick-or-treat era

Raising a farm brewery incubator in Rensselaerville

Feds: Schenectady school district disciplined some students differently by race, Troy adding private Washington Park to tax roll, TU Center says it's ready for foam party

For sale: Helderberg Castle

"A brief history of baseball's dark traditions"

NANOvember 2013

"If you don't see 50 cows in the road, you're doing something (you shouldn't be doing)."

What's up in the Neighborhood

"Sewage sludge is a renewable energy. It's always available."

1910 Albany on top of now

Capital Region denied state land bank cash, Saratoga row house fire declared arson, Holloway hopes to buy back Stephentown home, Capitol bathroom set free -- again

Madison Theatre update

Checking out The Grocery in Troy

Stopped, mobile no go

Cajun Pork Belly and Prosciutto Panini at Illium Café

No, not that Mike

Carnivore, Locavore, Grocery Store

Troy police chief at odds with city administration, smoking highlighted as health problem in Schenectady, Holloway house sold

Ducky

Hey there, Emily Armstrong

"Gillibrand is good at having it both ways..."

Cemetery stories

Drawing: Two tickets for BUILT

Advice for buying local art?

My Exit: Alan Warde

Some frustrations with state's new health exchange, state ed commissioner says some standardized tests will be eliminated, the parrot that barks like a dog

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

That time AOA was mentioned on the Today Show

Work Week: Local jobs -- 150 years ago

The Frear Building in Troy is again open for (retail) business

The team graduation percentage should be higher than its shooting percentage

Work Week: My job as an EMT

Lark restaurant shuffle

Stuff to do this weekend

Much criticism of Common Core at Albany forum, state food lab looking to problems with dog treats, Bow Tie Cinemas apparently interested in local expansion

Today's moment of autumn

Saratoga in Decline in suspension

Work Week: My job as a high school teacher

Work Week: Capital Region entrepreneurs on what they wish they'd known at the start

Bake For You

A company for chimney sweeping and repair?

Four arrested in Troy drive-by shooting, officials say hoarding contributed to fire, communities share flood protection plans one year after Sandy, prize for Ecovative

"It will be very hard to put these things back in the box"

Work Week drawing: For a day off

What's up in the Neighborhood

Piper Kerman -- author of Orange is the New Black -- at Skidmore

Work Week: My job as a restaurant server

Rivenburgh sentenced for Rotterdam murders, Siena poll: New Yorkers blame congressional Republicans for shutdown, federal government spied on Steinmetz during WWI

Still free to a good home: one diner building

Study: New York is at the heart of the nation's "temperamental and uninhibited" region

Pizza everywhere

Work Week: Con Job

So... a dry powder a day keeps the doctor away?

Capital Region Coffee Collective

State says its health exchange website is running smoothly, Oprah makes quick visit to Saratoga, a 40-year incumbent, more surveillance cameras for Schenectady, driving the stars

Expanding BusPlus on two lines

Vermont beer

"He could always turn nothing into something."

Work Week: My job as a retail clothing store manager

A "cultural spa"

Where to take continuing education classes?

My Exit: Mark DiMartino

Unexpected crowd floods downtown Troy, fatal shooting in Albany, NanoCollege finalist for new research center, what it costs to I (heart) NY

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

On the waterfront

Today's moment of autumn

It's really more of a starter prison

More fizz for the cider business in New York

Stuff to do this weekend

Halfmoon supervisors facing federal and state charges, Schenectady targets "problem bars," the Black Bridge once again open, grow room allegedly found in Albany house, invasion of the 8-inch worms

TOP 2013: The Final

Nutty

The Kinderhook Creature and other Monsters of New York

Albany mayoral general election debates

Where to get bubble tea?

How to use Capital Region news websites to read the news

Agreement ends federal shutdown, man sentenced for abuse of child in NYS Museum, lawsuit on casino ballot question dismissed

TOP2013: Crunching the numbers

There were these tapes and people played them on a machine called a VCR...

Troy Author Day 2013

What's up in the Neighborhood

Grocery opening, Confectionery patio roof closing

Wine & Dine for the Arts 2014 tickets on sale

Moreland Commission to issue subpoenas, Collins pleads not guilty to attempted abduction, arson suspect is former firefighter

TOP2013: Semifinals

A company to remove asbestos?

Thanks for the tax break... XO XO, Gossip Girl

Tapas at Boca Bistro

Data mining for corruption

Nite Moves' Supreme Court peitition denied

Upset and accusations of manipulation over state forums about Common Core, crash and dash on Lark Street, local woman wants to be the Biggest Loser

Community policing forum

October map quiz

OK, but it's still old and the times were still dangerous

Drawing: Tickets to Albany Barn Fusion 2013

A good dentist for people afraid of going to the dentist?

My Exit: Herb Carter

Pushed toward crime by poverty, Giffords attends gun show in Saratoga, Schenectady tries to stem violence and disrespect at school, pull over -- deliver baby

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

Today's moment of autumn

The novelty's wearing off

"I'm probably the most normal crazy guy you know..."

Emma Edgar's flying pizza box

Stuff to do this weekend

"Nano Utica" spreads chip focus beyond Capital Region, wild scene at court hearing, planning commission approves Troy adult boutique

Alleged Albany milk bottle rustler arrested

TOP2013: Round 2: Albany

The Albany Tunnel Company

Troy Turkey Trot 2013 registration

Craig and his wonderful list

Web developer for an online business?

How to run 196.2 miles in a day

Cuomo: Federal default could cost New York $2 billion, Albany not-for-profits considering plan to help pay for services, more weirdness in Holloway house party case

TOP2013: Round 2: Troy

Can they just give 35 people $5000 to make or start something cool?

Max Brooks at RPI

What's up in the Neighborhood

Tapping a cask of Albany Ale

Halloween parties/costume contests?

Final guilty plea in Takim Smith murder, survey: Capital Region has some of state's wealthiest & poorest school districts, Moreland Commission may disband

New spot for Valentine's owner

TOP2013: Round 2: Schenectady

And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack...

APL Silent Film Spectacular 2013

Gathering in Schenectady to raid dungeons and slay dragons

Occupied by government

The Albany Art Room has a new spot

Alleged meth lab found in Saratoga County, public comments about Park South redevelopment, town concerned about drinking water quality, a life that included exploring Antarctica

TOP2013: Round 2: Saratoga

Photos from The Historic Bad Boys, Broads and Bootleggers Tour 2

Phantogram on Jimmy Fallon (video)

Beekeeper Lloyd Spear retiring

Drawing: Anne Rice in Saratoga

My Exit: Dave and Bill

Details in apparent Saratoga murder-suicide, Sheehan not a fan of proposed Albany city budget, what was that smell?, season of the skunk

The week ahead

A quick recap of the week

This week was brought to you by

TOP2013: Round 1: Albany

Late night tonight, not last night

Admiring Troy

Stuff to do this weekend

Murder mystery... never mind, Tonko and Gibson on the shutdown, new supercomputer for RPI, mobile home reported stolen, yellow submarine to investigate Lake George

TOP2013: Round 1: Troy

Checking out the Troy crime map

Two things about train travel

A constantly changing situation

Craig and his wonderful list

Who doesn't want to be a millionaire?

Suggestions for a 1920s-themed local wedding?

Remains found in East Greenbush may be linked to 75-year-old cold case, Pataki &McCall named to Cuomo commssion, Wormuth won't step down

TOP2013: Round 1: Schenectady

Art list

TC Bakery opening a patisserie

Aurora

What's up in the Neighborhood

Drawing: A big bag of items from the Local Harvest Festival

GE plans layoffs in Schenectady, Nelligan found guilty in beating death of grandson, proposed Albany budget holds residential taxes steady

TOP2013: Round 1: Saratoga

A spelling bee -- for adults

Yep, that's a giant potato

Apple pie from Green Acres Farm

Stacking the deck with words?

TOP2013: The judges

Federal government shutdown, details of alleged beating at Schenectady movie theater, father attempts to shame son on Hoosick Street, moose shot in Colonie

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I've found that anecdotes from neighbors, friends, or internet "strangers" can only take you so far. If you haven't already, I strongly recommend you get out there and visit these schools during the school year, during the school day to get a feel for things. In the last few months, my wife and I have made a series of visits to our local elementary, middle + high-school. During those visits, we had the chance to talk to multiple teachers and see the kids "in action". It was very VERY telling in a lot of ways - both good and bad.

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