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“The Gentlemen,” the new gangster picture from Guy Ritchie, offers a disastrous attempt to get back to the comic nihilism of “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” and “Snatch.”

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TROY — The Photography Center of the Capital District celebrates Black History Month with an exhibition of arts and photographs selected from the PhotoCenter archives with additional photos by Carrie Brown, Bernice Green and Robert Cooper. Vintage native sculptures and masks from western Afr…

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CHATHAM — The organizers of the 19th Annual Sean’s Run Weekend, scheduled for May 2 and May 3 at Chatham High School, have announced the names of the three high school seniors who have been selected to receive scholarships in memory of the event’s namesake, Sean Patrick French.

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HUDSON — With more than 40 rescued farm animals in their care, the owners of Chatham Animal Haven have their hands (and barns) full. So much so that they are hunting for a new, larger property and, not coincidentally, trying to raise funds for that purpose.

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CHATHAM — Chatham Public Library offers the following programs in February. Note the library will be closed Feb. 17 in observance of Presidents Day. The library is located at 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham. For information, call 518-392-3666 or visit http://chatham.lib.ny.us.

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COPAKE — Roeliff Jansen Community Library’s Lazarus Family Tech Labs return, beginning Feb. 16 and continue through April. Tech Labs are designed to assist patrons of all ages with familiarizing themselves with various digital programs and devices. Participants may sign up for as few or as m…

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CATSKILL — Project Lifesaver is the premier search and rescue program operated internationally by public safety agencies, and is strategically designed for “at risk” individuals who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering.

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HUDSON — The Adult Learning Institute has announced its programs for February 2020. All programs are held at Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson. For information and to register, call the ALI office at 518-828-4181 ext/ 3431.

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HUDSON — The Safe Sitter Program, a program for youth 11-14, will take place 8:30-3 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Extension Education Center, 479 Route 66, Hudson.

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ALBANY — Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I,Ref-Castleton) recently greeted Leroy, a 1-year-old boerboel mastiff who is training to be a service dog for military veterans and first responders as part of the Paws and Warriors organization.

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ALBANY — Significant development in downtown Albany has attracted new restaurateur Jeffrey Via, with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for The Paper Dragon held Jan. 9. The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) was joined by Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Legislator Sam Fein, A…

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NEW YORK — The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which includes specific protections for small- and medium-sized businesses, received Senate approval and will go to the White House for President Trump’s signature. The Agreement had passed the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisa…

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RHINEBECK — The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome announces that it has received a $100,000 grant from the Disosway Foundation to fund a professional study for purposes of upgrading the Aerodrome’s museum, hangars, grounds and support spaces. The study, which starts immediately, will produce a Compreh…

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ALBANY — Passenger traffic at Albany International Airport continued a six-year pattern of growth during 2019. Enplanements during 2019 totaled 1,518,969, an increase of 3.6 percent over 2018 during which 1,466,706 passengers boarded at Albany.

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OLIVEBRIDGE — Local, regional and international middle and high school students from more than 22 schools will congregate for a three-day immersion in climate literacy education: The Youth Empowerment and Sustainability Summit (YESS!), Feb. 6 through Feb. 8, at The Ashokan Center, 477 Beaver…

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HUDSON — Columbia County Historical Society and Hudson Area Library to co-sponsor the lecture “Historical Significance of Impeachment in the U.S.” by Dr. Christopher Leahy at 4 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Hudson Area Library, 51 Fifth St., Hudson.

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SHOKAN — Register now for a Winter Snowshoe Stream Walk with the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program (AWSMP) along Birch Creek, meet at the end of Lower Birch Creek Road near Pine Hill, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Feb. 1. If there is not enough snow for snowshoeing, a “No-Snow” date is sc…

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HUDSON — Did you know that students who meet with a mentor regularly are more likely to make better choices in school and life? In fact, students who meet regularly with their mentors are 37% less likely than their peers to skip a class and 52% less likely to skip a day of school, according …

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ALBANY — The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) and The State University of New York (SUNY) announced the completion of a $2 million Health & Counseling Services Center on the University at Albany campus. The Center opened in time to welcome students for the spring seme…