Sunday Jul 20
Van Buren slips into coma, July 21, 1862
On this day in 1862, as his circulatory system began to fail, former President Martin Van Buren slipped into a coma and never recovered.
Lenox: Berkshire Country Day School announces third trimester honor roll
Berkshire Country Day School, an independent school for students in preschool through grade 9, has announced its third trimester honor roll for the 2013/2014 school year for students in grades 7 through 9. To achieve high honors, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.8 and receive no grade lower than a C+.
Albany Times Union
Report: Hoffman's Playland closing
From left, Natalie McDonald of Kinderhook, 12, rides the scrambler with her younger brothers Colin, 4, and Aiden, 5, at Hoffman's Playland Thursday, June 19, 2014 in Latham, N.Y. A typical busy weekend of family fun at Hoffmans Playland on Saturday June 15, 2013 in Latham, N.Y. A typical busy weekend of family fun at Hoffmans Playland on Saturday ... (more)
Wall Street Journal
Hudson Becomes Valley of the Art Galleries
If the art-world establishment jets around the globe from biennial to biennial, often within the span of weeks, what's a two-hour drive? In Hudson, N.Y., along the river in Columbia County and reachable by car or Amtrak, cheap rents have proven attractive to a host of full-time artists.
Undersheriff making a run at the statehouse
On the first day of summer Saturday, Montgomery County Undersheriff Peter Vroman officially kicked off his campaign for the 111th Assembly District seat.