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March 5, 2015

For Immediate Release

Photo and press opportunity

US Congressman Chris Gibson to Address
26 Regional Wounded Warriors

Troy, NY – Twenty-six regional Wounded Warriors and their families begin arriving to the Capital District today for the 10th anniversary STRIDE Wounded Warrior Snowfest, for a weekend of healing through adaptive sports. Arriving in Troy, they will spend time at a meet and greet dinner tonight at the Hilton Garden Inn, take a tour of the New York capitol Friday, and then join STRIDE’s team of instructors at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort learning how to ski and snowboard on Saturday and Sunday. The Warriors primarily hail from New York, and from Warrior Transition units such as Fort Drum. This year marking the 10th year that STRIDE Adaptive Sports has hosted the event, special attention has been paid to inviting alumni Warriors from years past to play a part in the event as mentors and promoting the STRIDE mission that healing comes in giving service to others. Twelve Warriors are brand new to STRIDE, while they have fourteen alumni mentors to guide and encourage them on the slopes.

March 4, 2015

What difference does it make?

Updated: Wednesday, March 4 2015, 03:48 AM EST

House committee subpoenas e-mails from Clinton's personal account

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's official emails when she was secretary of state traced back to an residential Internet service registered to her family's home in Chappaqua (CHAP'-uh-kwah), New York.

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March 3, 2015

Milk...it does a body (and a state economy) good!

Holy cow! NY agriculture is booming

New York ranks in the top 10 in the nation for milk and other dairy production, as well as wine, apples and maple syrup, the report from Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found.
“New York’s economy is still fueled by agricultural activity and the production of food,” DiNapoli said in a statement.

March 1, 2015

Pipeline forum draws heated opposition

David Lee/Columbia-Greene Media
NASSAU — The Nassau Sportsman Club was filled to its brim Saturday when more than 185 people attended the Stop New York Fracked Gas Pipeline public forum, a presentation on the proposed pipeline and compressor station to follow an existing utility powerline corridor through Schodack, Nassau and Stephentown.

February 28, 2015

Public Forum Pipeline meeting TODAY!

Public Forum on a Proposed Fracked Gas Pipeline
Through Rensselaer County, NY

Saturday, February 28, 2015  12-3 p.m.
Nassau Sportsman Club
370 Boyce Rd. Nassau, NY

February 27, 2015

No Shutdown For Now: Congress Passes Week-Long Homeland Security Patch

Congress has narrowly averted a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security for one week, setting up another funding showdown for next Friday.

Putin wanted him dead? Now he's dead.

Vladimir Putin

Boris Nemtsov had been quoted as saying he was concerned that the president might want him dead over his opposition to the conflict in Ukraine

Kremlin critic killed...

Where no man has gone before...Thank you Mr. Nimoy!

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut “Star Trek,” died on Friday morning at his home in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles. He was 83.