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The McLeods of Schenectady

When I set out to research the family history of some Schenectady County residents, I began by (somewhat arbitrarily) selecting the neighboring Alexander McLeod and Donald McLeod households of Niskayuna. 1,936 more words


A Tale Of Two Main Streets

I don’t like pitting cities against each other. Every city has elements to be proud of, as well as unfortunate scars that cut deep into the urban fabric. 663 more words

Puzzles Bakery & Cafe

type: bakery & cafe
address: 515 state street schenectady, new york 12305
ring-a-ding: (518) 280-2620
price: $5+ pp
attire: casual

Today I had the pleasure of going to Puzzles Bakery & Cafe located in downtown Schenectady, for lunch. 647 more words


Master Gardener Memorial Gardens

The Master Gardener Memorial Garden was initiated in 2017 in memory of longtime Master Gardener Robert “Bob” Smith. Bob loved to garden and share his knowledge and experience growing vegetables in raised beds.  53 more words


Synecdoche, Schenectady

I was watching a TV news interview with Kurt Vonnegut a few months before he died in April 2007, and it discussed his “establishment” career. He not only was a prolific writer of books like  361 more words

Tickets Still Available to Shatner at Proctors [VIDEO]

I just grabbed my tickets and if you didn’t know, William Shatner is coming to Proctors and tickets are still available. 162 more words

Washington snipped here? College says it found prez's hair

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the archives at New York’s Union College was a tiny envelope with the hand-scrawled words “Washington’s hair.” 453 more words