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A newspaper article reporting on the Center as an active place for seniors in the community

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The logic, Greyhound Lines Inc. said, is that the CDTA, which owns the train station, uses it as a hub for city buses. The new location will make transfers between Greyhound and CDTA buses easier.

Interview with Vonnie Estes
Interview with Vonnie Estes, musician, dancer, and volunteer at The Flurry Festival, a three-day music and dance festival in Saratoga Springs, NY. Estes speaks about growing up, her evolution as a piano player, the history of The Flurry Festival, and…

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Oral History interview with John Kirk, musician and contra dance instructor for The Flurry Festival. Talks about the changes to the festival that have occurred over the years in terms of audience, music types and dance styles.

Photo: Trish at Arches National Park, Moab UT
Trish Miller, dedicated Flurry participant and teacher of banjo at Skidmore College, describes her background in folk music and traditional dance and discusses her experiences with the annual Flurry Festival in Saratoga Springs.

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History of street, evolution, artists identities/roles, the future

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Oral History interview with John Guay, president, musician and dancer of the Flurry Festival. Guay talks about how the Festival has changed over the years and the problems they have today.

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The overarching theme of the interview I conducted displays Mr. Plaskett's doubtful yet hopeful view for the future of the Lodge. He has been living in Saratoga and participating in the Lodge since 1998 - he has been an Elks member since his youth.…

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The plan would generate income but many local businesses are concerned.

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Passenger trains cold once again cross the railroad bridge over the Hudson River at Mechanicville if a bi-state planning effort comes to fruition.

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Her life, Beekman Street, Reasons she started the project, How the street has changed over the years, The impact of the recession.

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George Demers is a longtime Saratoga resident with a relationship that dates back to the origins of Beakman Street. George discusses a unique perspective on Saratoga's art culture, or the lack thereof.

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Outgoing administration eyes key land deals...Now, less than two weeks before a new mayoral administration steps into City Hall, the outgoing mayor and city attorney are on track to complete three key land deals to amek the Spring Run Trail a…

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Interview with Paul Rosenberg, founder of the Flurry Festival and director of programs until 2005. Paul discusses the Festival's beginnings at an elementary school and the move to the City Center in Saratoga Springs.

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A presentation by Phoebe Radcliffe, Eli Ruben, Natasha Thaler, Rebecca Walker and Tracey Wingate with research conducted in the archive of the Senior Center and planning for a short documentary film to emerge from it.

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New comprehensive map shows trails and routes not normally listed

M'elle Pirri-Lee- Saratoga Healing Arts.mp3
Oral history

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Interview with Doug Haller, ex-Administrative Director of the Flurry Festival. Topics include the development of the festival and Doug's experiences organizing the Flurry.

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Many projects in the Capital Region are expected to benefit from funding announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday...$1.13 million - The City of Saratoga will construct its Greenbelt Trail Downtown Connector, incorporating cyclist, pedestrian, and…

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An interview with Peter Davis, the program director of the Flurry Festival from 2006- present day. Peter discusses the nuts and bolts of creating the schedule and how it changed from Paul Rosenberg's direction to the current form.

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A plan of the plot of land acquired at the corner of Williams and Hamilton Streets for the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga. The text reads "This area, adjacent to the St. Peter's Academy playground, has been designated as a possible location for…

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An article describing the dedication of the new senior center at 5 Williams Street "this morning." It notes that this is a 'working example of a community helping its residents to help themselves..." and sees the center as 'timely and worthwile…
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