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Gunman Panics Canadian Capital, Killing Soldier in Rampage - New York Times
White House intruder scales fence, caught by K-9 units - New York Daily News
Mexican Official Links a Mayor to Missing College Students - New York Times
UNC Investigation Reveals Athletes Took Fake Classes - New York Times
Former Blackwater Guards Convicted in Iraq Shooting - New York Times
The City State: Albany's Top 40 - New York Observer
New York creates energy management operations center in Albany - Albany Business Review
September home sales down 3 percent in Albany region, but pending contracts ... - Albany Business Review
Albany votes for red light cameras - NEWS10 ABC
A sampling of editorials from around New York - The State
Schenectady County establishments cited for critical health code violations - Albany Business Review (blog)
Schenectady's $15M Amtrak station upgrades begin; new platform, 2nd track ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter
Schenectady Police confirm Friday afternoon shooting - NEWS10 ABC
Chocolate Factory buys competitor, opening second location - Albany Business Review
Schenectady PD investigate afternoon State Street stabbing - NEWS10 ABC
Troy's historic garment district buildings drawing new investors (Slideshow) - Albany Business Review
Another old Troy factory sells on River Street - Albany Business Review
RPI hosts startup showcase to illustrate volume of area entrepreneurship - Albany Business Review
What downtown Troy, golf simulators and "Finstralia" have in common - Albany Business Review
New York's College Football Billboard Advertiser Team - Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician
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Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty

Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2014 - Sun, Feb 1, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members

Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty On view beginning March 8, 2014. Whistler's Peacock Room reimagined - drawing parallels between the excesses of the Gilded Age and current economic conditions, the artist reimagines James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room as a fantastic ruin

The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor

Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2014 - Sun, Feb 1, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: MASS MoCA
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members

Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many visual artists who create work for gallery and museum settings remain among the devoted users of 16 mm and 35 mm film formats.

Delaware Community Farmers Market

Date: Mon, Sep 29 - Tue, Nov 18, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: 331 Delaware Ave
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The Delaware Community Farmers' Market starts again Tuesday, June 24 from 4 to 7 pm in the parking lot of the Public Library at 331 Delaware Avenue in Albany, NY. Shoppers can find affordable vegetables, fruit, honey, eggs, plants, baked goods & jam. Protect the environment, your health and area small farms by purchasing locally grown food directly from the farmer at the Delaware Community Farmers' Market. Food Stamp (EBT) Cards and WIC coupons welcome. The Market will be held every Tuesday through November. Rain or Shine.

Culminating Colors: Civil War Tour of the NY State Capitol

Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2014 - Thu, May 7, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM
Where: NYS Capitol

Tours will be given at the New York State Capitol of "1864-1865: Culminating Colors, a Civil War Tour." This is a great opportunity to learn about our State's history in the Civil War. Tours start at 5:30 pm. Please pre-register for tours by visiting their website.

Bring the World into Your Family! Host and EF Exchange Student

Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2014 - Tue, Jun 30, 2015
Time: 12:00 AM
Where: EF High School Exchange Year
Cost: Must provide food and home to student

High school students from Germany, Italy, Japan, Taiwan, and many other countries are dreaming of coming to the United States for the best year of their life! I am actively searching for loving host families in the Capital District. Host families come in all shapes and sizes - single parents, families with or without kids, retired folks... we can work with just about anyone. Email me to learn more about hosting the next Foreign Exchange student to attend your local high school! Not ready to host yourself, but know somebody who'd be great? Email me and I'll tell you how to earn $250.00 by referring a great host family, here or anywhere in the US! Contact me if you are interested, or go to efexchangeyear (dot) org for more information.

KidzArt classes for grades Pre K & K

Date: Mon, Sep 29, 2014 - Mon, May 18, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Schenectady Jewish Community Center, Balltown Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309

This class is designed for budding artists ages 4-6. This class centers around teaching our young artists to slow down, to focus, and to see perhaps for the first time how the world around them is put together. They learn how they can create recognizable forms from the language of art they are learning. This drawing based program focuses on building confidence, problem solving skills and creating a lifetime love of art! Through our interactive format, students learn the fundamentals of art while developing their own personal artistic style. This fun, exciting environment teaches students creative skills while exposing them to a wide variety of artist quality mediums including vibrant markers, oil and chalk pastels, watercolors and much more. Registration is on going. Register at Colonie.KidzArt.com or email Crichers@kidzart.com

ADULT BUBBLE SOCCER LEAGUE

Date: Mon, Sep 29 - Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: All Saints Academy (corner of Brevator & Western - Albany, NY)
Cost: $100 per TEAM per GAME

JMU 4 Kids is hosting an adult, coed, indoor Bubble Soccer league. Games will be held on Tuesdays or Thursdays, running 45mins each, and starting at either 6:00pm, 7:00pm or 8:00pm. Games will be held at All Saints Academy (formerly Holy Cross) in Albany, NY. The league will begin on Tuesday, September 16th and run through Tuesday, November 25th. Games will be 5 vs. 5 and we recommend that you have 10 players on your team. If interested please contact Joe Urschel at: jmu4kids@verizon.net or 518-376-6668.

KidzArt Pre K & K classes in Niskayuna

Date: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 - Wed, May 27, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: St. Kateri School 1801 Union St. Niskayuna, NY 12309
Cost: $25 - $380

This class is designed for budding artists ages 4-6. This class centers around teaching our young artists to slow down, to focus, and to see perhaps for the first time how the world around them is put together. They learn how they can create recognizable forms from the language of art they are learning. This drawing based program focuses on building confidence, problem solving skills and creating a lifetime love of art! Through our interactive format, students learn the fundamentals of art while developing their own personal artistic style. This fun, exciting environment teaches students creative skills while exposing them to a wide variety of artist quality mediums including vibrant markers, oil and chalk pastels, watercolors and much more. New sessions beginthe first week of October, December, February and April. You can register for 2 months at a time or for the full year and save. Register at Colonie.KidzArt.com or call (518) 479-9888

Birthday Spa Parties or just for Fun!

Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 - Fri, Sep 25, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: 6 Greenwood Dr, East Greenbush, NY 12061

FUN SPA Birthday Parties for 2 Hours anytime between 5:00pm - 8:00pm! We offer On location Spa Parties in Albany, NY & the capital region or come to our studio in East Greenbush! Now Offering Tea Parties & Dress up!! Customize your party by choosing from makeup, hair, nails, facials, and more. Have a birthday party your princess will never forget! Call us now to book your next party at (518) 880 - 8670

GET FIRED UP! 8 WEEK FITNESS BOOT CAMP

Date: Thu, Oct 2 - 27, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $12.50 per class

Instructor Kurt Gorrell - a nationally certified fitness instructor-- will whip you into shape during this fun-filled firefighter boot camp. Through this work out, you'll build stamina, muscle and core strength, while improving cardio fitness and flexibility. You'll be ready to climb ladders, carry equipment, lift and operate hoses, axes, shovels and carry breathing apparatus! Open to the GENERAL PUBLIC and all fitness levels; you don't have to be a firefighter to participate.

Advanced Artist classes in Colonie/Albany

Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 - Thu, May 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Our Savior's Lutheran School, 63 Mountain View Ave. Albany, NY 12205

This class is designed for our advanced artists ages 11 and up who have a passion for the arts. In this hour and a half long class artists have the opportunity to get involved in more in depth lessons. Students will explore different paint mediums, experiment with mixed media and create 3D projects. Registration is on going. Register at Colonie.KidzArt.com or email Crichers@kidzart.com

Excel Aquatics Adaptive Private Lessons

Date: Thu, Oct 2 - 26, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: College of St. Rose
Cost: $210 Private Lessons

This Fall, Excel Aquatics is offering Adaptive Private Swim Lessons at the College of St. Rose. Our 2:55pm-3:25pm time slot is dedicated strictly for this program. All lessons are 1:1, with our session lasting 6 weeks.

2014 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region

Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 - Mon, Jan 19, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students (with ID) $8, Children (6-12) $6, Children (under 6) Free, Members Free

The Albany Institute of History & Art is pleased to present the 78th Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region. Established in 1936, this annual, juried exhibition pays tribute to the many talented artists working within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District and Glens Falls. As one of the longest-running regional art exhibitions in the country, it occupies a significant role in documenting contemporary art activity in the Upper Hudson Valley. This year's juror, Stephen Westfall, is an internationally-known painter, writer, and professor. He was born in Schenectady, New York and is currently an Associate Professor and Graduate Director at The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, and Painting Co-Chair at The Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. Artist selections and prize winners will be announced at the Opening Reception on Friday, September 26, from 5PM-8PM. A complete listing of pieces and prize winners will be available in an exhibition catalogue.

Excel Aquatics 2014 Fall Lessons at St. Rose

Date: Thu, Oct 2 - 26, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: College of St. Rose
Cost: $99 for 6 week Group Lessons

Registration for our Fall 2014 Session of swim lessons is now open! Lessons will run on Sundays at the College of St. Rose pool during the months of September and October. Offering a variety of lessons to fit your child's needs when it comes to learning how to swim. Lessons run in 30 minute time blocks, 1 time per week on the weekends. Classes are taught by experienced swimmers, with class sizes never exceeding 4 students per 1 instructor.

Ice Skating Lessons

Date: Fri, Oct 3 - Sat, Dec 13, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Bethlehem Area YMCA, 900 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY 12054
Cost: varies

The Albany Figure Skating Club is pleased to offer its popular United States Figure Skating (USFS)-sanctioned Basic Skills program this fall, providing ice skating instruction for skaters of all ages, abilities, and interests. This program is a fun, safe way to learn the basics of skating or to improve skating skills. Two sessions of group skating lessons will be held on Saturdays from October 4, 2014 through December 13, 2014 at the Bethlehem Area YMCA (900 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY 12054), at 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm. Skaters may choose from five, eight, or ten week options. Skate rentals are available, and skaters do not need to be YMCA members to participate. Recreational, figure skaters, and hockey skaters aged preschool to adult are welcome. Skaters will have a 30 minute group lesson and 30 minutes of supervised practice. Specialty classes are offered in addition to the group lessons, including classes in Learn to Compete, Synchronized Skating, and Theater on Ice. Freestyle ice time for more advanced figure skaters, as well as small group Learn to Freestyle classes, are also available at 2:00 pm on Saturdays, following the Basic Skills session. Visit the Albany Figure Skating Club's website for more information about these programs.

Volunteer with Community Caregivers

Date: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 - Wed, May 13, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: various client locations
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Calling all good drivers! Do you enjoy people and want to make a difference in someone's life? Join us as a volunteer driver! You can provide rides to doctor or dentist appointments, pick up items from the pharmacy or grocery store for someone in need, or provide the means for someone to continue to engage in community activities. Simply providing a ride to someone who can no longer drive can really brighten their world - and yours. Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles, provide help in their communities, and volunteer on their schedules. Drive once a month or twice a week; it's up to you. All arrangements are made by our office staff and are completed in advance.

Advanced Artist classes in Guilderland

Date: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 - Mon, May 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Guilderland, NY
Cost: $15 - $425

This class is designed for our advanced artists ages 11 and up who have a passion for the arts. In this hour and a half long class artists have the opportunity to get involved in more in depth lessons. Students will explore different paint mediums, experiment with mixed media and create 3D projects. This class is open to the public. Students from any school may attend. Register at Colonie.KidzArt.com or call (518) 479-9888

KidzArt classes - grades 1-4 in Guilderland

Date: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 - Mon, May 18, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Guilderland, NY
Cost: $15 - $380

This drawing based program focuses on building confidence, problem solving skills and creating a lifetime love of art! The elements of brainstorming and more complex forms of problem solving are introduced through interactive format. Students begin to talk enthusiastically about possibilities. They become more confident in their attempts at self expression. Students learn the fundamentals of art while developing their own personal artistic style. This fun, exciting environment teaches students creative skills while exposing them to a wide variety of artist quality mediums including vibrant markers, oil and chalk pastels, watercolors and much more. This community class is open to the public. Register at Colonie.KidzArt.com or call (518) 479-9888

KidzArt classes - grades 1-4 in Colonie/Albany

Date: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 - Tue, May 26, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: 63 Mountian View Ave. Colonie, NY
Cost: $15 - $435

This drawing based program focuses on building confidence, problem solving skills and creating a lifetime love of art! The elements of brainstorming and more complex forms of problem solving are introduced through interactive format. Students begin to talk enthusiastically about possibilities. They become more confident in their attempts at self expression. Students learn the fundamentals of art while developing their own personal artistic style. This fun, exciting environment teaches students creative skills while exposing them to a wide variety of artist quality mediums including vibrant markers, oil and chalk pastels, watercolors and much more. New sessions beginthe first week of October, December, February and April. You can register for 2 months at a time or for the full year and save. Register at Colonie.KidzArt.com or call (518) 479-9888

2015 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Pre-Sale Tickets

Date: Thu, Oct 9 - 24, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street Albany, NY 12207

NCAA© March Madness© is coming to Albany! Experience it live at the 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship East Regional, March 28 & 30, 2015 at the Times Union Center, hosted by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and Siena College. This is your exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public. You may purchase tickets beginning Thursday, October 9, 2014 and this exclusive offer will end Friday, October 24, 2014 or until all remaining tickets have been purchased, whichever comes first. Any remaining tickets will be made available for sale to the general public. Use the code: TUC

Undercover: Revealing Design in Quilts, Coverlets, and Bed Hangings

Date: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 - Sun, Mar 8, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Albany Institute of History & Art
Cost: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students (with ID) $8, Children (6-12) $6, Children (under 6) Free, Members Free

In the private space of the bedroom, the world takes center stage. There, on the elevated platform of the bed, matters of politics, international trade, social events, religion, and cultural affairs come alive in the elaborate designs and patterns displayed on American quilts, coverlets, and bed furnishings. Bed covers of all types are the perfect canvas for displaying ideas about the world beyond the bedroom door. They make connections to foreign lands and fabricate realms of fantasy and childhood whimsy. This exhibition investigates the designs and patterns that decorate American bedcovers of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. More than thirty bed covers and complementary objects reveal a variety of imagery used by American women and men to decorate their bed covers. Due to the light-sensitive nature of these textiles, these pieces are rarely on view and many have not been on public display for over thirty years. We are pleased to present them in this exhibition.

Taste of Colonie *Best Bet

Where: Colonie Restaurants
Cost: $20.14

$20.14 Colonie Restaurant Week Monday, October 20th, 2014-Sunday, October 26th, 2014 Colonie Restaurant Week is a week-long event highlighting the delicious and unique eateries in and around Colonie, N.Y. The week Begins on Monday, October 20th and runs in participating restaurants until Sunday, October 26th. Each participating restaurant prepares a special 3-course meal for only $20.14.

The Opalka Gallery at Sage Presents: Meander, Because You Don't See Much While Marching / Mike Glier, A 35 Year Survey

Date: Tue, Oct 21 - Sun, Dec 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Where: Sage College of Albany, Opalka Gallery
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

In the 1980s, Glier became known for paintings that explore white male identity. This show of 80 works will include his series "White Male Power," "Exploding Refrigerators," "Men at Home," and "The Alphabet of Lili."

Mary Pat Wager - Collections: A Retrospective

Where: Albany Center Gallery, 39 Columbia Street, Albany, NY

Mary Pat Wager | Collections: A Retrospective

Benchmarking New York: Where Is Our State Leading and Lagging?

Where: Albany Marriott Hotel 189 Wolf Road Albany NY 12205
Cost: $26

With the elections around the corner, what are we thinking about as we head to the polls?? Let's boil it down. Taxes, regulations, economic growth and job creation are all key issues in state campaigns this year. Is New York becoming more competitive? What are the key policy challenges facing the governor and Legislature in the next few years? How do the major parties and candidates differ in their approaches to these issues? We'll look for answers to those questions as we hear from one of the state's leading independent fiscal and economic policy analysts, E.J. McMahon, president of the non-partisan Empire Center for Public Policy.
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