Passonno Paints has equipped brush wielders with high-quality paint for more than 80 years. A friendly, knowledgeable staff helps patrons navigate thousands of hues from series such as Rustic Colors and The Historic Colour Collection, which includes all 149 colors of President Lincoln’s pet rainbow. In addition to transforming dwellings with vivid colors and equipping windows with blinds, Passonno Paints has also created an award-winning latex-paint-recycling program.
Since 1878, reporters at the Recorder have delivered the news of the world to doorsteps around the Mohawk Valley. The editorial team staffs writers of diverse backgrounds, including journalism students, dairy farmers, and school principals, to bring unique and varied insights to local intercourse. A meaty news section broadcasts local, national, and world events, mixing human-interest stories with stories of politics, crime, and spiking lemonade prices. In-season sports articles include insights from a team of sportswriters who collectively hold over 10 New York Newspaper Publishers Association awards. Additionally, the lifestyle section and local events calendar keeps readers abreast of community happenings, and an entertainment section vets local hotspots and movies.
A father and his sons caked head to toe in mud. A mother and daughter, hands clasped, strolling through the park. A man riding his motorcycle into the sunset. When Todd Bailey steps behind the lens, he strives to capture subjects in the midst of activities they love with the people they love. Combining posed and candid images, Todd photographs everyone from families and couples to fashion models and rock musicians. To preserve each client’s favorite pictures, he offers prints with glossy or metallic finishes, as well as canvas prints up to 32”x48” in size. Besides portrait sessions, Todd lends his artistic eye to commercial and landscape photography.
Peppino's Pizza subdues cravings by gently lulling them to slumber with a comforting selection of freshly crafted subs, pastas, and city-style pizzas. Sink chompers into a standard tomato pie ($9.95), or experience island vibes with the Mediterranean pizza, which fashions a doughy foundation with eggplant, olives, and garlic ($14.95). Like awkward elementary-school dances, ingredients mingle shyly under the supervision of culinary chaperones who encourage tomato, oregano, feta, and olives to get close—but not too close—inside a serving of Greek spaghetti ($10.95). Sub rolls are made fresh daily and house a multitude of hot and cold tenants, including meatballs ($6.95) and roasted veggies ($6.95). Treat mouths to a 100% Angus-beef burger, such as the pepper-, mushroom-, and bacon-stacked Monster Burger Deluxe ($8.95), or order one pound of boneless Volcanic wings and warm up after carpooling in a coworker’s Zamboni ($7.95).
At Sunraes Tanning Salon, it can be difficult to decide just how to get that golden bronze glow. The root of this happy problem is the salon’s arsenal of six different tanning bed types, which range from basic level one tanning beds to unparalleled level five beds equipped with a cooling water mist, face and shoulder tanners, and 52 low pressure bulbs. Sunraes also offers UV-free color, misting away paleness with customized, hand-applied airbrush spray tanning.