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Reopening: It’s back to business!

By DAVID CRARY, DAVE COLLINS and NICOLE WINFIELD The Associated Press NEW YORK — This is what “normal” will look like for the foreseeable future. In Connecticut, restaurants are reopening with outdoor-only dining and tables 6 feet (2 meters) apart. In Beverly Hills, ...

The places they go: Read Across America Day held at GESD

GLOVERSVILLE — Students at Kingsborough Elementary School imagined the places they can go by harnessing the power of reading on Monday when community members visited classrooms to read to students during Read Across America Day. The National Education Association’s Read Across America ...

The Stories Behind the Stones

JOHNSTOWN — Ever visit a cemetery and see a headstone that intrigues you and wonder who that person was and what was their story? As part time groundskeeper for the Johnstown Cemetery, Chris Simek did and that curiosity led to her learning many of the stories behind the stones about the ...

The butterfly effect

JOHNSTOWN — With its colorful, burnt orange wings, highlighted with mascara-like black lines and tiny white dots, the monarch butterflies are a familiar sight in upstate New York during late spring and summer. Then in September, the winged invertebrate begin to disappear from the landscape ...

Museum is a hidden gem in the city

AMSTERDAM — Walter Elwood was a man of parts. He did more in one lifetime than most people could do in several. And area residents are the better for it. His legacy is enshrined in the Walter Elwood Museum of the Mohawk Valley, 100 Church St. With some 25,000 artifacts, the museum ...

Fins, feathers and fur: Spring opportunities

Spring time is special here in the northeast because it’s when hunting and fishing season collide after the long winter. Despite the absolutely crappy weather we have been dealing with, there have been breaks in the clouds, and with good rain gear, to allow some fun. In late April, I went ...