August 23, 2017

FREE Tours

NYSOG Welcomes Visitors

Sitting majestically atop Albany's State Street hill, the New York State Capitol has served as the seat of government for New York since the 1880s. The building is a marvel of late 19th-century architectural grandeur, built by hand of solid masonry over a period of 32 years.

All tours of the New York State Capitol are free of charge.

Security: Visitors to the Capitol are required to pass through metal detectors and have bags scanned through an x-ray machine. Personal belongings such as backpacks and large bags should be left behind. Sharp objects, such as pocket knives, nail clippers, weapons, and nuisance devices such as whistles and noise makers are not allowed into the building.
Weekday Walk-In Tours
When: Monday – Friday (no tours on holidays)
Times: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol State Street Lobby Information Desk
Reservations: Not required, except for 10 or more people
Self-Guide Tours: Visitors are also welcome to take a Self-Guided Tour during normal building hours.

August 21, 2017

Cruise down to the State Park

The car show that was scheduled for Friday, August 18, has been rescheduled for next Friday, August 25. 

Be sure to join us. Dash plaques and other gifts will be given out to participants. Also, the Best of Show will not only get a trophy, but also win a $25.00 gift certificate for


August 15, 2017

River Rest

River Rest

As part of their Silver Award Project, Skyler Misiaszek, Olivia Neumann & Katy Hannay have designed and constructed a small public park in the Village of Castleton.

"Mayor, Robert Schmidt, liked our idea and agreed to be our advisor for the project," said Skyler Misiaszek.
Join the ribbon cutting ceremony this Thursday August 17th, 2017 at 6pm along with representatives from the Anchor, Castleton-On-Hudson Main Street Association, Village Historian, Village Planning Committee

Walk like MADD!

SPAC - 108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga Springs, New York
Starts 09/16/2017 @ 10:00 am
Ends 12:00 pm

Event details

Watch the video on NewsChannel 6


August 7, 2017

For Immediate Release

For Immediate release: 

Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) the People of Albany United for Sustainable Energy (PAUSE/ and theSierra Club Hudson-Mohawk Group are organizing the largest indoor/outdoor Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair ever held in the Capital Region. The Fair will occur on Saturday, October 28 from 10 - 4 pm at Doane Stuart School199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY.

Building off its success last year, the 2017 Renewable Energy will expand to include a Bike Expo and exhibits about how we can break free from fossil fuel dependency and live sustainably. 
There will be a 2017 Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair organizational meeting on August 9 at 6:30 pm at the Citizen Action office 94 Central Avenue in Albany, NY for anyone wishing to help come up with new ideas for this year's Fair and help us organize the Fair.

SNYFGP, PAUSE and the SIERRA CLUB are seeking exhibitors and displays for residential, commercial or community solar, wind and geothermal energy, insulation and other energy efficiency products and services. Earth-friendly and sustainably sourced products and crafts are desired too, as are cycling and energy-related vendors. To register for this Fair, go to: events/2017-renewable-energy-fair/
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”

Kurt Vonnegut

August 4, 2017

Repair Cafe!

The next Repair Cafe will be Saturday, August 12 from 10-2 at the Village Hall. Bring your beloved but broken item, and volunteers will do their best to repair it for free!

August 2, 2017

Speed Week

State Police announce start of “Speed Week” enforcement campaign

Troop A will conduct a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. The “Speed Week” campaign runs today through Tuesday, August 8.