Weddings

Over-the-counter drug literacy a must for teens

NEW YORK (AP) - There's so much for parents to talk about with teens heading off to college for the first time.There's the safe-sex talk, the nutrition talk, the get-enough-sleep talk, the partying talk and the study-hard talk. In between all the talking and the packing and the planning, ...

Pets can understand subtle cues and comfort the dying, grieving

LOS ANGELES (AP) - For those who are dying, it's clear why all dogs go to heaven.They provide comfort not just in death, but in other difficult times, whether it's depression, job loss or a move across country. Dogs know when people are dying or grieving through body language cues, smells only ...

Area has many musical choices

Hey you guys! Herman tells me growing up in Caroga Lake there used to be quite a choice of live music and entertainment on any given weekend and it seems this summer that is still true.This past week we saw a live performance of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Friday at 120 London ...

Composting can be simple

By LEE REICHAssociated PressLook on the shelves of almost any store or in any catalog selling plants and gardening equipment and you'll find "compost activators" offered. These mixtures contain beneficial microorganisms, nutrients, and/or more esoteric substances meant to speed composting or ...

Fossil Fuels On Sale

NEW YORK (AP) - These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far ...

Settlement in suit over ‘Back to the Future’ car hits bump

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A settlement in a lawsuit over the car used in the 1985 film "Back to the Future" has hit a roadblock.Last year, the widow of automaker John DeLorean sued a Texas company she said has been illegally using the DeLorean name for years. The DMC-12, known simply as "the ...

Bond funds are holding more cash

NEW YORK (AP) - Imagine the bond market as a crowded swimming pool, except it's one where the water level drops whenever someone tries to leave. By the time you attempt to get out, you're stuck at the bottom, unable to exit because the ladder is 10 feet above your head.Now you know what the ...

Facebook Drones

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.Engineers at the giant social network say they've ...

Readers share creative solutions for chains, stains, sprains and more

Creative giftingMy teenage grandchildren don't want "stuff" anymore -they want cash! And I understand; being a teenager can be expensive. But I don't want to just hand them money. For Christmas last year I got brand new $1 bills from the bank (they need to be crisp for this). I took them to a ...

Walsh-Rhinehart

Linda H. Walsh, the daughter of the late Dorothy Karl Hollis and Arthur L. Hollis, was united in marriage to Robert W. Rhinehart, the son of the late Eleanor Rhinehart, April 11.The double-ring ceremony took place at the Winner's Circle, Fonda. The Rev. Jerry Oliver of Mayfield, officiated.The ...

Smith-Croft

Christine Croft, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Croft of Mayfield, was united in marriage to Daniel Smith, the son of Terrance and Rosemary Smith of Amsterdam, on Nov. 14, 2014.The ceremony took place at the Saratoga National Golf Club, Saratoga Springs.The bride was escorted by her ...

Greer-Pagerie

Maribeth Greer, the daughter of John Greer of Burnt Hills, Saratoga County, and Peggy Shakeshaft of Florida, was united in marriage to Zebadiah Pagerie, the son of Daniel and Kara Pagerie of Johnstown, on June 13, 2014.The ceremony and reception took place in Johnstown, at the home of the ...

Maryanopolis-Foster

Jennifer Maryanopolis, the daughter of Jim and Sue Maryanopolis of Gloversville, was united in marriage to Chuck Foster, the son of the late Delois Bell, at 4 p.m. Sept. 27, 2014.The ceremony took place at the Hales Mills Country Club. Ronald Holly officiated.The bride was escorted by her ...

Maryanopolis-Foster

Jennifer Maryanopolis, the daughter of Jim and Sue Maryanopolis of Gloversville, was united in marriage to Chuck Foster, the son of the late Delois Bell, at 4 p.m. Sept. 27, 2014.The ceremony took place at the Hales Mills Country Club. Ronald Holly officiated.The bride was escorted by her ...

Kim-Mahoney

Dr. Suezie Kim, the daughter of Christopher and Anny Kim of Placentia, Calif., was united in marriage to Dr. Andrew Mahoney, the son of Jim Zeitler and Julia Butler of Tucson, Ariz. and Canada Lake and Emmett Robert Mahoney of Tucson.The ceremony took place May 16 in San Clemente, Calif.The ...

Negrich-Caldwell

Kimberly Negrich, the daughter of Sam and Mary Ann Negrich of Mayfield, was united in marriage to Matthew Caldwell, the son of Steven and Dawn Caldwell of Gorham, Maine, on May 16, 2014.The ceremony and reception took place at Point Lookout, Northport, Maine. Brenda Caldwell, grandmother of the ...

Murcray-Pedrick

Erin Murcray, the daughter of Dr. Craig Murcray and Sally Cook of Fort Plain, was united in marriage to Michael Pedrick, the son of Margaret Pedrick and the late Terry Pedrick of Gloversville, at 2 p.m. Sept. 20.The ceremony took place at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Gloversville.The bride ...

Leto-Bertholf

Erica Leto, the daughter of Richard and Marilyn Leto of Johnstown, was united in marriage to Brian Bertholf, the son of Gary and Yvonne Bertholf of Bangor, Pa., on Oct. 18.The ceremony took place in Saratoga Springs. The Rev. Christopher Hamm, uncle of the bride, officiated.The bride was ...

Lee-Tero

Kyeongmin Lee, the daughter of Hokyung and Youngmi Lee of Wonju, South Korea, was united in marriage to Ryan Tero, the son Brian (Kelly) Tero of Herkimer and Cynthia Wesselmann (Curtis VanAvery) of St. Johnsville, on Feb. 15, 2014.The ceremony took place Valentine's Day weekend at The ...

Lane-Yurketwich

Ashley Ann Lane, the daughter of Mark and Marianne Lane of Canajoharie, was united in marriage to Robert Andrew Yurketwich, the son of Lynn Coppess of East Hampton, Suffolk County, on Oct. 18.The ceremony took place at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cooperstown, Otsego County. The Rev. John P. ...