October 27, 2013

Rock Pioneer dies

Lou Reed, rock legend, dies at 71

By Steve Almasy, CNN
updated 5:37 PM EDT, Sun October 27, 2013
Reed, violist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and
drummer Maureen Tucker played their first show as the
Velvet Underground in 1965.

October 13, 2013

7th Annual Chowder Fest


Where: River Street, Troy, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Troy Chowderfest - October 13th, 2013 

October 10, 2013

We wouldn't want them to get fat and LAZY?!?

Congressional Perks Deemed Essential During Government Shutdown While Public Sacrifices


Posted:   |  Updated: 10/09/2013 4:54 pm EDT



WASHINGTON -- Around the country, furloughed federal workers are wondering how they're going to pay their bills while they wait for the government to reopen. Businesses that rely on tourists are taking a hit due to shuttered national parks. And scientists conducting groundbreaking research have had to put the brakes on their work.

Be Aware!

Attention East Greenbush residents!

Starting October 25th, 2013 at 6:00pm and continuing until 6:00am Monday, October 28th, 2013, Route 4 will be CLOSED, except for local traffic beginning at the I-90 exit through to the Third Ave Ext. in order to allow for paving. We are sorry for the inconvenience, but keep a look out for the upcoming completion of the Mannix Road Roundabout.

From the Town of East Greenbush website.

October 4, 2013

Smokin’ Joe’s Barbecue closes suddenly


Table Hopping

Eat, drink and be candid

By Steve Barnes | Email | About Table Hopping

Smokin’ Joe’s Barbecue closes suddenly

October 3, 2013

Shots fired near the Captial

Driver killed after chase from White House to Capitol

October 2, 2013

Tom Clancy, Best-Selling Novelist of Military Thrillers, Dies at 66


New York Times
Tom Clancy, whose complex, adrenaline-fueled military novels spawned a new genre of thrillers and made him one of the world’s best-known and best-selling authors, died on Tuesday in Baltimore.

October 1, 2013

WNYT

Obama: Shutdown is result of ideological crusade

Posted at: 10/01/2013 5:35 PM
By:





President Barack Obama addresses the nation on the government shutdown, Tuesday afternoon.
 
NBC News
(AP) WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says House Republicans have shut down the federal government over an "ideological crusade" against his health care law.

Health Exchange Website Keeps Crashing

NY Health Exchange Website Keeps Crashing 
Updated: Tuesday, October 1 2013, 05:42 PM EDT ALBANY – New York State’s health exchanges opened for business on Tuesday and almost immediately, the website that hosts the exchange was crashing and the call-center set-up to field questions was inundated.