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Molly Eadie

Governor, Take Care of Your People

by Molly Eadie January 16, 2014


  “In the future days . . . we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. . . . The third is freedom from want—which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings ...

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Tough Love

by Molly Eadie January 16, 2014


  You just ran miles uphill only to be dunked into ice water, crawl through dark tunnels and get shocked by live wires. Imagine you've done this voluntarily—for fun and fitness. The Tough Mudder, a 10- to ...

Grand Designs

by Molly Eadie November 20, 2013


  Stanley Oliver spun on the floor and stood on his hands, break dancing, at St. Anthony’s Church on Grand Street. This was on a recent Saturday (Nov. 9), and it was only 3 PM—not a ...

Handcrafting a Dream

by Molly Eadie September 25, 2013

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  Kim Vanyo just moved into her new studio space on Beekman Street in Saratoga Springs earlier this month, and she’s busy crafting custom orders for clients who are looking to make their dreams come true. Vanyo ...

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A Natural Progression

by Molly Eadie September 18, 2013


  Not to be outdone by the supermarket wars surrounding it, the Honest Weight Food Co-Op experienced its own growth spurt this summer when it moved out of its somewhat cramped location on Central Avenue and ...

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Moving on Up

by Molly Eadie September 5, 2013


It was a Friday night, and I had just moved out of UAlbany’s concrete dorm rooms to a big old house on Myrtle Avenue, not far from the College of Saint Rose in Albany’s “student ...


Let’s Get Physical

by Molly Eadie August 7, 2013


  What if next time you suit up for a date, you trade your nice shoes for sneakers, dispense with the makeup, skip the wine but grab a water bottle, and fuel up on a granola ...

Calling Moscow

by Molly Eadie August 7, 2013


  Vera Zenina stood in Albany’s Lafayette Park Sunday night (Aug. 4) while cars occasionally drove by, some honking. She held a sign that read, in Russian, “Children 404—We are with you, we support you.” The sign ...

Fishnado, Coming Soon to a Port Near You?

by Molly Eadie July 17, 2013

“How cool is that when your grandchild comes home and says, 'I touched a shark today!’” This is Nancy Behrens' vision of an aquarium in Albany—a place for learning and exploring science, which she said could ...

Old City; New Visions

by Molly Eadie June 26, 2013

This past winter, The Arts Center of the Capital Region asked citizens for creative ways to improve Troy, and they received ideas as small as a smartphone app and as grand as building a Ferris ...

The Defense Rests

by Molly Eadie June 26, 2013


On Wednesday (June 26), the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in a 5-4 decision that Section 3 of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional. As soon as the ruling was reported, marriage-equality ...

Sound Turned Down

by Molly Eadie June 13, 2013

Bess Zafran, a junior at Albany High School, stood singing in the rain at the entrance of Pine Hills Elementary last Thursday (June 6). In one hand, she held a broken umbrella with rainbow polka ...

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Count Us In

by Molly Eadie June 5, 2013


On Tuesday (June 4), the Women's Equality Coalition, a group of more than 850 organizations including Planned Parenthood, the YWCA, League of Women Voters, Volunteers of America Greater New York and New York State United ...

Massive Open Online Uncertainty

by Molly Eadie May 1, 2013


    Carol Yeager first entered the world of “massive open online courses,” or MOOCs, in 2008. “I dipped in, lurked and left,” she said during a Google Hangout, which she uses to talk to students—who ...


Take This Test . . .

by Molly Eadie April 24, 2013


Roger Green’s third-grade daughter has had a rough week. Usually when she comes home from Albany’s Pine Hills Elementary school, Green works with her on some math, science and reading homework, which he says gives ...


Ride for the Future

by Molly Eadie April 24, 2013


Preschoolers from Castle Island Bilingual Montessori School took a rest after riding their tricycles for the last short stretch of the Earth Day Bicycle Parade on Monday (April 22). The six-mile ride began in Lafayette ...

Money Speaks for Money

by Molly Eadie April 17, 2013

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On Monday (April 15), Todd Allocco, of Albany, disguised himself as the Walmart smiley face known from the company’s advertisments, and left bags of fake money outside the office of Senate Co-Leader and Independent Democratic ...

Justice Served

by Molly Eadie April 11, 2013


  There is very little “Ken Burns effect” in his new documentary. His daughter, Sarah Burns, and her husband and co-producer, David McMahon, visited Page Hall at the University at Albany on Friday, April 5, where they ...

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Equalize It

by Molly Eadie March 28, 2013


  Jenni Rivera-Landers, Michelle Rivera-Landers, and their daughter, Dakota attended a vigil on March 26, outside of the James T. Foley courthouse to show support for national marriage equality. The couple were married at the First ...

All in the Family

by Molly Eadie March 28, 2013


  When the Manory family opened their restaurant in 1913, they might not have thought that 100 years later, it would be Troy’s oldest restaurant . And even if they could have imagined Twitter, they couldn’t ...

Fighting Mad

by Molly Eadie March 6, 2013

Thousands of people gathered in West Capitol Park on Thursday (Feb. 28) to protest Gov. Cuomo's Secure Ammunition and Firearms (SAFE) Act, signed in January. Buses carried people in from across the state for the ...

Oppose fracking . . . and oppress gays and women?

by Molly Eadie February 13, 2013


After a screening of his pro-fracking film Fracknation at the Egg on Monday (Jan. 11), filmmaker Phelim McAleer took questions from the audience. At one point the Q&A got heated as McAleer shamed “liberals” for ...

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by Molly Eadie February 13, 2013


“Gov. Cuomo says, 'Well, they'll feel better after they read the law and they understand it,'” said Terry Bernardo, Ulster County chairwoman. “Do you feel better now that you've read it?” The crowd, gathered at the ...

Vaguely Urgent

by Molly Eadie February 13, 2013


  During his first semester of college, Mark met Tom, both 18 at the time, at a party and they exchanged numbers. They left the party separately, but texted each other when they got back to ...

In Recognition

by Molly Eadie February 6, 2013


  “For four years I was awarding this recognition to other people, and it's an honor to be recognized,” said Corey Ellis on Monday evening (Feb. 4) after the Albany Common Council recognized him and 16 ...