HISTORY: This week is a look back at the life and assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who died 50 years ago.
Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell writes about interesting events, places and people from the past.
OPINION: When searching for Bigfoot, drop by a diving store
Revelation from Terrell County witness indicates so-called experts are looking for Bigfoot in the wrong places.
The Bartram Gardens, located at 54th Street and Lindberg Boulevard, have been called Philadelphia’s best-kept secret.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Inspiration for a home-cooked meal leads to guilt over the cost
A trip to the grocer leads to feelings of sliping away from the values of Mama.
THE OLD ROCKER: In 1964, the Beatles took America by storm and blocked nine potential No. 1 hits from the top spot
Turn back the clock. Turn it way back to 1964 when the British Invasion was in full blast. That’s the year the Beatles crossed the pond and precipitated one of the biggest musical explosions in history.
FEATURES COLUMN: A nice nap is nothing to squeal about
I wish someone would tell me I have to take a nap.
HEALTH & FITNESS COLUMN: Push-ups improve upper body strength and require no equipment
Even if you have not done a push-up in years, the exercise can easily be incorporated into your fitness routine.
HISTORY: Here is a look back at veterans, wars and facts surrounding the two
Veterans Day is a salute to all the men and women who have and are serving to protect the freedom enjoyed by all Americans.
FAITH COLUMN: The annual challenge for giving has value to congregations
It is up to each religious organization to make its best case for voluntary giving.
OPINION: The secret to a successful political campaign comes in a few easy steps
Great politicians are connected, while beholden to no one, and are the ultimate inside outsiders, as they stand on tradition to effect change.
FEATURES COLUMN: From superheroes to fairy tale creatures, Albany saw it all on Halloween night
Trick-or-treating on Halloween can be full of crazy adventures and fun memories.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Flag-draped caskets remind us of what we owe those who fought in World War II
American World War II warriors left the safety of the United States to fight for freedom across the globe.
SHERIFF'S COLUMN: The Thanksgiving season is a time to count blessings
Thanksgiving is a holiday unique to America because it is celebrated with an attitude of giving thanks to God.
THE OLD ROCKER: Sonny and Cher were one of the most successful husband-and-wife music duos
Of all the different vocal group combinations — all male, all female, male-female groups, trios, mixed trios, male duos and female duos — the least successful has been male/female duos.
THE NOVEMBER GARDENER: Raising your own mushrooms is an option for mushroom lovers in the Albany area
Master Gardener Jere Brands raises a variety of wild mushrooms at her Albany home. She says many seed catalogues have mushroom-growing kits.