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This Month In The Civil War-Dec. 1862 By Sandy McBride

     As the cold days of December, 1862 descended on Virginia, the Federal Army of the Potomac, under its new commander General Ambrose Burnside, was massed on the hills…

Nathan Hatalsky – Named Athlete of The Year By Sandy McBride

Nathan Hatalsky is pretty sure he was tossing a football around before he could walk, and it’s a safe bet that he learned how to tackle taking down his older…

Never Forgotten: 3/9 Marines Remember Fallen Brother – Story by Cpl. Timothy Lenzo

COMBAT OUTPOST HANSON, Afghanistan – It was a day of somber remembrance for servicemembers with 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7, as they attended a memorial service…

U.S. Marine Corps. Lance Corporal Anthony Joseph Denier-26

      MECHANICVILLE – US Marine Corps Lance Corporal Anthony Joseph Denier, 26, was killed in action in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012, in direct support of War on Terrorism/Operation Enduring Freedom,Afghanistan….

Deanna Marie Rivers – 17

CLIFTON PARK – Deanna Marie Rivers, who last week celebrated her 17th birthday, died tragically Saturday, Dec. 2nd, as the result of a two car motor vehicle accident on I-87, south of exit 8….

Post #490 Remembers Pearl Harbor – By Sandy McBride

Earl J. Manning Post #490 of the American Legion will commemorate Pearl Harbor Day on Friday, December 7 at 5 p.m. with a ceremony inside the post and the traditional…

Lance Corporal Anthony Dernier

Lance Corporal Anthony Dernier Mechanicville native Lance Corporal Anthony J Denier was killed Sunday while on foot patrol in the Marjeh district of Afghanistan. He had joined the marines nearly…

Thanksgiving Truce Story and Photos By: Bob Dunn III / Converged Imaging

  I woke up at about 6 am on the day after Thanksgiving. It was barely light out when my brother came to the front door to borrow a couple of radios so he and my dad could  communicate on their morning hunt. It was after all dear season and they had not yet  harvested anything yet. The morning was quite cold and I had decided not to join them as I  had all intentions of going back to bed. But instead I turned on a third radio and went to my  desk to work at my computer.   To read more and see photos login to The Weekly Paper

The Troy Turkey Trot a True Thanksgiving Tradition By Christine Barton

  Participating in the Annual Troy Turkey Trot for many, is as much of a Thanksgiving Tradition as turkey and cranberry sauce.  The 65th annual Thanksgiving Day event drew 8,290…

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