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Vol. 28 - Number 52 - December 29, 2005

The Year in Review

Gone But Not Forgotten



Vol. 28 - Number 51 - December 22, 2005

The Year in Pictures
Cover illustration by Jill Pearson

Reform Reformed
By David King

Save These Landmarks
By Rick Marshall



Vol. 28 - Number 50 - December 15, 2005

Local Heroes
Cover photo by Joe Putrock

At the Gates
By David King

Save These Landmarks
By Rick Marshall

2005 Holiday Gift Guide



Vol. 28 - Number 49 - December 8, 2005

Game On, Video-Game Visionaries
By David King
Cover illustration ©RPI/Stanton

A Little Highway in the City
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Touchy Subject
By Rick Marshall

A Hard-Knock Victorian Life
By Rick Marshall

A Is for Absolutely Fabulous
By Erik Hage



Vol. 28 - Number 48 - December 1, 2005

Life Sucks and Then You Rock
By Kirsten Ferguson
Cover photo by Joe Putrock

Bullet Tracing
By Rick Marshall

Seeing Past the Block
By David King



Vol. 28 - Number 47 - November 24, 2005

Holiday Fashion 2005
Cover photo by Leif Zurmuhlen

Land Trust
By David King

Who Can Complain?
By Rick Marshall

“2006 Is My Year”
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Turkey Daze
By B. A. Nilsson



Vol. 28 - Number 46 - November 17, 2005

From China With Hope
By Kathryn Lurie
Cover photo by Joe Putrock

What If I Throw in a Few Drinks?
By Rick Marshall

Where’s My Sign?
By David King

Through the Eyes of Firefighters
By David King

Holiday Entertaining

Time and Space, Limited
By B.A. Nilsson

DIY Books
By Miriam Axel-Lute



Vol. 28 - Number 45 - November 10, 2005

Born in the Living Room—and Under the Radar
By Miriam Axel-Lute
Cover photo by Shannon DeCelle

Election Round-Up

Contraception Delayed
By Darryl McGrath

Rock Around the Clock
By Bill Ketzer



Vol. 28 - Number 44 - November 3, 2005

Local Music Guide 2005

Waking Time
By David King
Cover photo by Joe Putrock

The Candidates on the Record
Interview by David King
Rensselaer County Court Judge

2005 General Election Endorsements

Making Your Electoral Bed
By Rick Marshall

Green and Growing
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Old-Fashioned and High-Tech
By Rick Marshall



Vol. 28 - Number 43 - October 27, 2005

My Own Ghost Story
By Glenn Weiser

Who Ya Gonna Call?
By David King

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Rick Marshall
Albany Common Council, Ward 9

Independence in the Balance
By Rick Marshall

Wide Open Spaces
By Jodi Ackerman Frank

What You’re Missing
By Shawn Stone

A Little Bit Punk . . .
By Kirsten Ferguson



Vol. 28 - Number 42 - October 20, 2005

Welcome to My World
By Erik Hage
Cover photo by Joe Putrock

Not in Our Front Yard
By David King

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by David King
Albany Common Council, Ward 13

Death Penalty Paper Trail
By Rick Marshall

Under the Tuscan Soil
By B.A. Nilsson



Vol. 28 - Number 41 - October 13, 2005

Albany Hates History
One Step Forward,Two Steps Back?
By Shawn Stone

Tearing Down Our Economic Engine
By Ann Morrow

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by David King
Albany Common Council, Wards 11 and 14, Republicans

Reinventing the Sphere
By John Rodat



Vol. 28 - Number 40 - October 06, 2005

Not Just Another Brick in the Wall
By Shawn Stone
Cover photo by John Whipple

Today’s Test: Get Here Safely
By Rick Marshall

Shine On
By Breanne Brown

Bring It to the Kids
By David King

Howard’s End
By John Brodeur



Vol. 28 - Number 39 - September 29, 2005

My Immortal
Metroland fall fashion
Cover photo by Chris Shields

Crisis Center Shuffle
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Letter of the Law
By Rick Marshall

Blood for Blood
By David King



Vol. 28 - Number 38 - September 22, 2005

Watching the Wickets
By Rick Marshall
Cover photo by Alicia Solsman

And on to Washington
By David King

Don’t Touch This
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Fall Arts Preview



Vol. 28 - Number 37 - September 15, 2005

Agriculture Wars
By Rick Marshall
Cover photo by John Whipple

No More Power to You
By David King

Primary Election Results
By Miriam Axel-Lute, David King and Rick Marshall

A Little Bit of This, a Little Bit of That
By Kirsten Ferguson



Vol. 28 - Number 36 - September 08, 2005

Washed Away
By Michael Tisserand

The Disaster That Shouldn’t Have Been
By Jon Elliston

Who Needs the United States Government? (We All Do.)
By Chris Edelson
Cover photo by Mario Tama, Getty Images

Uncle Sam Wants You to Not See This
By David King

Celluloid Zeroes
By Shawn Stone

Metroland Election Endorsements



Vol. 28 - Number 35 - September 01, 2005

Gleaning the Cuke
By Darryl McGrath
Cover photo by John Whipple

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Miriam Axel-Lute
Albany City Court Judge

Out of Left Field
By David King



Vol. 28 - Number 34 - August 25, 2005

I Object
By David King

A Landmark, Ailing
By Rick Marshall

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Rick Marshall
Albany Common Council, Ward 2



Vol. 28 - Number 33 - August 18, 2005

Home on the Firing Range
By Rick Marshall

Give Us a Sign
By David King

Here We Go Again
By Erik Hage

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Rick Marshall
Albany Common Council, Ward 2



Vol. 28 - Number 32 - August 11, 2005

Rats in a Cage
By Bill Ketzer
Cover photo by Joe Putrock

The Candidates on the Record
Albany Common Council, Ward 4
Interviews by Miriam Axel-Lute

Hook Happy
By Rick Marshall

Sprawl Games
By Ben Crair

Nights at the Y
By David King

The Saratoga Experience
By John Rodat


Vol. 28 - Number 31 - August 04, 2005

Under 18? Stay Home
By Rick Marshall

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by David King
Saratoga Springs Mayor

Eau du Birth Defects
By David King

The Candidates on the Record
Interview by Miriam Axel-Lute
Albany CityTreasurer

Starving No More
By David King

Readers’ Poll 2005


Vol. 28 - Number 30 - July 28, 2005

Special Section: Inside Saratoga
All Roads Lead to Lena’s
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Wrecking-Ball Blues
By Shawn Stone

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Miriam Axel-Lute
Albany Common Council President

Mission: Homeownership
By Miriam Axel-Lute



Vol. 28 - Number 29 - July 21, 2005

Best Of the Capital Region 2005

Didn’t You Get the Memo?
By David King

The Candidates on the Record
Interview by David King
Albany Common Council, Ward 11


Vol. 28 - Number 28 - July 14, 2005

Huh?
By Erik Hage
Cover photo by Chris Shields

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Rick Marshall
Albany mayor

What’s in a Domain Name?
By Miriam Axel-Lute

The Trouble With Being Hillary
By Dan Kennedy



Vol. 28 - Number 27 - July 07, 2005

Looking for a Few Good Men
By David King
Photos By John Whipple

Yes, That Nobel Peace Prize
By Miriam Axel-Lute

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Rick Marshall



Vol. 28 - Number 26 - June 30, 2005

2005 Summer Fashion

My Reform Is Better Than Yours
By David King

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by Miriam Axel-Lute

How Much for the Enchanted Mithril Broadsword?
By Rick Marshall

Local Superheroes
By Rick Marshall

200Bridal Guide


Vol. 28 - Number 25 - June 23, 2005

Don’t Get Too Comfortable
By Erik Hage

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by David King

Killer or Killers?
By David King

Catch Anything?
By Rick Marshall

Social Security for Non-Nerds



Vol. 28 - Number 24 - June 16, 2005

No More Lethal Goofs
By Tom Hilliard

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by David King

Could You Look Into This?
By Jess Bellack

What Makes History?
By Rick Marshall

Fun With Numbers
By Rick Marshall



Vol. 28 - Number 23 - June 09, 2005

Falls Guys
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Calling Clinton
By Darryl McGrath

Would You Like to See the Kids’ Menu?
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Spreading the Peace and Justice
By David King

The Candidates on the Record



Vol. 28 - Number 22 - June 02, 2005

Left Behind
By David King

No Bargains Here
By Rick Marshall

Payola’s Last Stand
By Erik Hage



Vol. 28 - Number 21 - May 26, 2005

Assumed Identity
By John Rodat

Minding the Store
By David King

The Candidates on the Record - Albany Common Council, Ward 7
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Pharm Stand
By Deirdre Fulton



Vol. 28 - Number 20 - May 19, 2005

In Bob We Trust
By David King

The Candidates on the Record
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Rally ’Round the Kids
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Do We Have to Say It Again?
By Rick Marshall

Reporting for the Rest of Us
By Steve Novotni

Let’s Be Serious
By Erik Hage



Vol. 28 - Number 19 - May 12, 2005

Beyond the Registry
By Rick Marshall

Care for All?
By Miriam Axel-Lute

School and Library Budget Votes: May 17

Rescue Me
By John Brodeur

The Candidates on the Record
Interviews by David King
Glen Casey and Peter Caracappa



Vol. 28 - Number 18 - May 5, 2005

Who’s Policing the Police?

• You Can’t Get Anywhere From Here
By David King

You’re in This Together
By Kevin Abbott

Special Features
By Shawn Stone

Morbid Fascination
By Bill Ketzer



Vol. 28 - Number 17 - April 28, 2005

Send in the Clowns
By Kathy Ceceri
Cover illustration by Chad Crowe

• Counting Your Curbs
By David King

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Scientists
By Glenn Weiser

No Nukes, Revisited
By Nolan Konkoski

Albany Is Us
By Darryl McGrath



Vol. 28 - Number 16 - April 21, 2005

2005 Spring Fashion

• The Five-Cent Solution
By Nolan Konkoski

When the Tank Goes Dry
By Shawn Stone

Reuse, Reuse, and Reuse
By Miriam Axel-Lute

The Subversive Verses
By Kirsten Ferguson



Vol. 28 - Number 15 - April 14, 2005

Say What?

• Movin’ On
By Miriam Axel-Lute

We Disagree, Mildly
By Nolan Konkoski

Soil Crisis
By Darryl McGrath

Small Townhouse, Big Yard
By Miriam Axel-Lute

More With Less
By Kathryn Lurie

Take It Easy
By Erik Hage



Vol. 28 - Number 14 - April 7, 2005

Survival of the Fittest Beliefs
By Shawn Stone

• Finished, in an Unfinished Sort of Way
By Rick Marshall

• Master of Whose Domain?
By Kevin Abbott

• Water Over the Falls?
By Miriam Axel-Lute



Vol. 28 - Number 13 - March 31, 2005

• Small Business Feature

Spam Spam Spam Spam Spam
By Rick Marshall

• The Return of the Film
By Rick Marshall

• Time to Regroup
By Miriam Axel-Lute

• On Your Mark
By Miriam Axel-Lute

• Local Is Luscious
By Miriam Axel-Lute

• It’s Written All Over Their Faces
By John Brodeur

• Where There’s a Workshop, There’s a Way
By John Rodat



Vol. 28 - Number 12 - March 24, 2005

• The Education Censors
By Tom Hilliard

Space: the Educational Frontier
By Rick Marshall

• Dangerous Dust Bunnies
By Miriam Axel-Lute

• Life Is Relative
By Rick Marshall

• The Shame of the Steroid Hunt
By Matt Welch



Vol. 28 - Number 11 - March 17, 2005

• Celluloid Superheroes
By Rick Marshall

Hold the Spice
By Rick Marshall

• Mired in the Machines
By Rick Marshall

• When Fear Is Fatal
By David Axe

• Dressed to the Kilt
By Bill Ketzer



Vol. 28 - Number 10 - March 10, 2005

• On the Rebound
By Kathryn Lurie

Don’t Ask, Don’t Recruit
By Nolan Konkoski

• Will the Show Go On?
By Rick Marshall

• The Countercultural Christians
By Miriam Axel-Lute



Vol. 28 - Number 09 - March 03, 2005

• Let the Chips Fall
By David King

Justice by the People
By Miriam Axel-Lute t

• Count Them Votes
By Rick Marshall

• Quiet Before the Storm
By Miriam Axel-Lute



Vol. 28 - Number 08 - February 24, 2005

• Finding Oscarland
By Laura Leon, Ann Morrow and Shawn Stone

We’re Watching You
By Kevin Abbott

• Go Forth, But Don’t Multiply
By Darryl McGrath

• Twin Sons of Different Mothers
By John Brodeur



Vol. 28 - Number 07 - February 17, 2005

• No Wires Attached
By Rick Marshall

The Big Bad Bug
By Miriam Axel-Lute

• Much Work to Be Done
By Nolan Konkoski

• The Clothes—and Gel and Lotion—Make the Man
By John Rodat

• We’ve Got Some Reissues
By Erik Hage



Vol. 28 - Number 06 - February 10, 2005

Getting the Goods
By Miriam Axel-Lute

You Said It - 2005 Sex Survey

Can You Feel It?
By Jo Page

Three’s Company, Too
By John Brodeur

Sowing the Wild Barley
By Devon Kirkpatrick

For the Girls
By Kevin Abbott

Toys Are Us
By Glenn Weiser

Diary of an Aphrodisiac Tester
By Cinnamon Stroke

Open Faith
By Rick Marshall

Scouring for Sympathy
By Shawn Stone



Vol. 28 - Number 05 - February 3, 2005

The Veterans’ Next Battle
By Dan Frosch

Size Matters
By Rick Marshall

I’m Sorry, All Agents Are Busy Organizing
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Finding Heart
By A. Kinsey

Cheap Thrills
By Rick Marshall

Keeping the Beat
By Erik Hage



Vol. 28 - Number 04 - January 27, 2005

Letting It All Go
By Kirsten Ferguson

The Neti Diaries
By Miriam Axel-Lute

M.D. in the Middle
By B. A. Nilsson

Learning to Pay
By Kevin Abbott

Ripples of Protests Past
By Miriam Axel-Lute

A Capital Debate
By Rick Marshall

AOL Forever
By Lynn Rothenberg

Hands Across the Water
By Shawn Stone

Sweet Home Colonie
By Bill Ketzer



Vol. 28 - Number 03 - January 20, 2005

Back From the Wasteland
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Over and Not Quite Out
By Rick Marshall

Mourning by Name
By Kevin Abbott

Learning to Share
By Kirsten Ferguson



Vol. 28 - Number 02 - January 13, 2005

Time Is Up
By Katharine Jones
Cover photo by Alicia Solsman

One Year Later
By Miriam Axel-Lute

I Hear Nothing
By Rick Marshall

Reform the Offender, Heal the Victim
By Rick Marshall

It’s All in the Wrists
By Erik Hage

2005 Sex Survey
Do your part - and take our survey!



Vol. 28 - Number 01 - January 06, 2005

Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One
By Rick Marshall

Elephant vs. Elephant
By Miriam Axel-Lute

Universal Solution
By Kevin Abbott

Schenectady Outside the Box



Vol. 27 - Number 53 - December 30, 2004

• The Year in Review



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