Reclaiming a Black family’s history as American history

TIMES UNION – Jahkeen Hoke, a local business executive, researches family history, and discovers a great-great-great-great grandfather who fought for the Union Army’s African-American regiment immortalized in the Denzel Washington film “Glory”


Saratoga to open new year-round, 24-hour shelter for unhoused people

Times Union- “It will be a place for homeless individuals to go, get warm and be safe and dry,” Lisa Mitzen said on Monday. “It will help them get off the street, go and do their laundry, use the restroom and hopefully build a nice rapport with the staff who will offer the services they need.”