What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: reaching people, the presidential primary, the Washington County Fiber Tour, wildflowers, Gore Mountain, getting into the game, red sauce joints, pierogi, Woodstock, a burger, a business expense, the universe, a poignant monument, a not-shoddy history, and a pep talk.

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Amy on the recent research there's been an increase in suicide in the United States: "[W]e need to reach people before they're other, before they're altered, before they're incapable of hearing a story or having an insight that might, someday, prevent them from hitting that final moment."

Randal pointed out the confusing setup of the New York Democratic presidential primary.

The Bee Balm Gal shared a bunch of photos from the Washington County Fiber Tour.

Jackie issued a weekly wildflower report.

Jona hiked Gore Mountain.

Jon got into the game.

Lorre compiled a list of local Italian-American restaurants -- and there a lot of them.

Steve N. praised the pierogi at Chester's Smokehouse.

Julie went to a Shindig in Woodstock.

Jerry stopped in at the new Garden Bistro 24 in Latham for a burger.

Silvia mentioned her favorite businesses expense each month.

The universe decided to brighten Mr. Dave's day along Delaware Ave.

Paula put together some backstory for a poignant monument in Albany Rural.

Carl explored the far from shoddy history of a local family.

Chuck's pep talk to himself included a reflection on how nature photography has been a therapy for him.

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