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No Laughing Matter

by Erin Pihlaja April 10, 2013

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  Phil and Joanne Markham donned their finest garments and set up shop in Albany’s Townsend Park last Saturday (April 6) to hock homemade pickles. The main ingredient, discounting the shriveled ex-cucumbers, was fracking “brine”—a chemical ...

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Building Soil, Planting Progress

by Erin Pihlaja July 5, 2012

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On a blistering summer day, in an alleyway between Sixth Avenue and River Street, Abby Lublin fills up giant plastic tubs with water using a neighbor’s garden hose. The tubs collect rainwater but are running ...

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Rolling Backwards

by Erin Pihlaja May 24, 2012

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  May is National Bike month, and cyclists all over the country are agitated. After the Senate passed a federal transportation bill this past March, House Republicans answered back with a proposal that significantly slashed the ...

The Year in Pictures: Community

by The Staff December 30, 2011

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In February, Hudson’s community-run station, WGXC: Hands-On-Radio began broadcasting on a full-power FM signal at 90.7 . The Albany Parks and Rec boxing program—the only municipal program of its kind in the country—received national recognition for teaching ...