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2009-04-08 17:00:58

Siena College men's basketball coach Fran McCaffrey agreed to an eight-year contract Wednesday through the 2016-17 season. The deal follows a 27-8 record, a second consecutive MAAC Championship, and a 74-72 overtime victory against Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. I have thoroughly enjoyed my first four years at Siena and am very proud of all that we have accomplished, McCaffery said on the school's Web site.

2008-06-26 06:02:47

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jun. 26--COLONIE -- American Eagle will end nearly 80 years of continuous service to Albany International Airport when it drops its last three daily round trips to Chicago on Nov. 1.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.