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Local High Schools Make Newsweek Top Honors List
The Capital District is a great place to live!  One of the gems of the area is our great school system!   Newsweek recently released their rankings of the Top Schools in 2014. And not surprisingly, a few area schools made the list.
Capital Region schools on Newsweek's top 500 list:
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Loudonville Gets a New Yoga Pants Store! [Video]
Long live yoga pants!
These thin, comfy, flexible leggings are popping up everywhere!  At the gym, at the mall, out to dinner, the office, the coffee shop, and now, in Loudonville!
Lululemon Athletica is set to open a temporary showroom in the Village of Loudon next month, bringing with them…
Gloversville Teacher Named NYS Teacher of the Year
The New York State Board of Regents has named Gloversville Enlarged School District’s Latin teacher Charles Giglio 2015 state Teacher of the Year!
Giglio worked at Gloversville 9 years ago, tasked to phase out its small Latin program, but instead, he revived it...
The Food Network, Robert Irvine Invade Lake Luzerne
I never miss an episode of "Restaurant Impossible," and I'm really excited about the episode they're shooting right now!
Host and chef Robert Irvine and the Food Network crew are  at The Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne!
The show, "Restaurant Impossible"…
Local WWII Vet Who Found Hitler’s Hat Dies in Albany at 88
Richard Marowitz, a Jewish American soldier who served in WWII has died.  Richard was 88.
Mr. Marowitz, a longtime Colonie resident, was just 19 in 1945 when his troop was tasked with searching Adolf Hitler's apartment just days after they helped liberate Dachau, one the Nazis' no…
Canajoharie High School ‘Happy’ Parody [Watch]
I love the trend online of people making parodies of Pharrell's song 'Happy' and I really love this version because it's so local!
Canajoharie High School made this video and it's great!  See if you know any of these people!

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