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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.

1 Venner Rd
Amsterdam,
NY
US

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.

605 Highway 29
Broadalbin,
NY
US

Starting as a child at the age of five, Louis DiCrescenzo wandered between rows of vines, toddling along behind his grandfather as he worked the vines in their family vineyard in Monte San Biagio just south of Rome. Today, with four generations of winemakers behind him, Louis and his son Michael combine tradition and innovation to create high quality estate-bottled wines at Altamont Vineyard & Winery. With more than 20 types of grapes grown and harvested in the Helderberg mountains of Upstate New York, Altamont Vineyard & Winery produces a carefully curated selection of fine red and white wines. Visitors can take meandering tours of the picturesque winery and vineyard, cruising through the vines, heading to the wine room to see how it's all made, and sipping samples of the final result: adult juice boxes. The vineyard is also an ideal destination for events, private parties, tastings, and tours.

State Route 156
Altamont,
NY
US

Informing readers in Schenectady, Saratoga, Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, and Albany Counties with daily print editions since 1894, the Daily Gazette has outlasted its competitors and the vagrancies of the newspaper business. It's changed with the times, from updating its women's pages to the Life and Leisure section to using color photos to going online in 1996. Now long past the days of dial-up connections, the Gazette's subscribers can adapt the Internet edition to their needs—reading the entire print edition electronically, accessing bonus articles and photos not available in the hard-copy paper, and participating in online discussions about how much to tip the e-paperboy.

2345 Maxon Rd Ext
Schenectady,
NY
US

Garbing players for film and vaudeville since 1917, The Costumer's collection of timeless and updated ensembles bedecks torsos for theater and seasonal holidays. Racks of Halloween costumes ready denizens for dress-up with attire such as the toga outfit for women ($19.98) and men ($19.98). Freddy Krueger costumes ($19.98) dress teens for evenings of pumpkin-popping mischief, and the Li'l Scarecrow outfit ($19.98) helps toddlers ward off parakeets dangling from mobiles. Costume and theatrical makeup kits blot color onto complexions for self-made masks, and accessories and props help accentuate costumes and homes with decorative dash. For more intricate costumes, patrons can apply the Groupon to getups such as the Ghost of King Louis XVI costume ($55.98) or dress as the Internet by gluing strands of HTML onto limbs.

1020 Barrett St
Schenectady,
NY
US

We are a full service florist and greenhouse. We deliver throughout the Capital District and connect around the world with Teleflora. Think Birthdays, Anniversaries, Get Well, Promotions, Sympathy and Just Because. We deliver emotion. We also are fluent in everything Bridal. Call us for any occasion. Satisfaction 100%

1537 Van Antwerp Rd
Schenectady,
NY
US