Rotterdam native has ‘dream job’ with Army Field Band, performs at All-American Bowl
Brian Sacawa, a 35-year-old Rotterdam native, started playing the saxophone in fourth grade and hasn’t really stopped the music since. Today, he’s a member of the U.S. Army Band and tours the country and world.
‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’ to light up Proctors with fantasy and wonder
Before ringing in the New Year, the Mainstage at Proctors will round off the holiday season with four performances from Friday, Dec. 28, to Sunday, Dec. 30, of “Cirque Dreams Holidaze."
Lifetime movie to portray Delmar Murder and ensuing trial
The infamous Christopher Porco murder story will soon be portrayed through a Lifetime television movie.
Rotterdam family hosts holiday display at senior center to honor daughter
Even the stodgiest Grinch wouldn’t be able to stifle holiday spirit upon entering Dawn’s Christmas Village at the Rotterdam Senior Center.
Reality show star draws a crowd at Nisky book signing
A line stretched throughout a local grocery store on Friday, Nov. 30, as fans of Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC reality show “Cake Boss,” clamored for books, cakes and a chance to meet the big-time baker.
Schenectady Light Opera stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
When Austin Lieber, 17, auditioned for a role in the “Little Shop of Horrors” production at the Schenectady Light Opera House, he didn’t imagine himself crouched up inside a 4-by-4 foot prop playing the part of a man-eating plant.
When Sofia Capek auditioned for “The Nutcracker,” the 8-year-old from Schenectady was hoping to merely land a part – any part.
Tree festivals are cropping up all over the Capital District.
45th Annual Gazette Holiday Parade kicks off festive spirit
Thousands of people were captivated on the chilly Saturday night as mythical characters strolled past Proctors for the annual holiday parade kicking off the season.
‘Pines’ screenwriter details his Hollywood journey at hometown high school visit
Ben Coccio, co-screenwriter for “The Place Beyond the Pines,” visited Niskayuna High School, his alma mater, recently to speak with students there about his experiences in the film industry.
Latham native became fascinated by literary controversy
Literary hoaxes have always been touchy topics for bibliophiles, and author Molly Guptill Manning hopes to finally put one to rest in her first book.
Delmar native returns to Capital District for discussion on her books
Delmar native Lee Woodruff will speak at a Schenectady Public Library event about her first two memoirs and her recent novel on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
District organizes concert, distributes tickets for good behavior
Bethlehem High School students are taking a stand against bullying, and being rewarded for their efforts.
Brown School hosts open mic at new music café, welcomes community
A performance at a café on a Friday night isn’t an uncommon experience, but a primary school isn’t typically where the nightlife is found.
Open Door Bookstore proprietor looks towards retirement, business for sale
Janet Hutchison has dedicated 30 years of her life to running an independent bookstore that’s a community staple, but she is ready to turn the page to a new chapter of her life.
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