The Greater Good: UAlbany honored, Craft beer in Lake George

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National recognition for UAlbany

UAlbany and its School of Education are getting national recognition. U.S. News and World Report ranks the school’s online graduate program, number four across the country. This is the seventh year in a row the program has landed in the top 10.

Siena’s “Saint of the Month”

Siena College and the Capital District YMCA are honoring Travon Jackson as the “Saint of the Month.”
Jackson is the president of BlueLight Development Group, repurposing space in Albany’s South End. He recently opened the South End Grocery Store in a former McDonald’s building on South Pearl Street – addressing a food desert in that area.

Dave’s coming back to SPAC

Dave Matthews Band is returning to SPAC is July 14 and 15. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 17. The tour coincides with the release of the band’s 10th studio album, “Walk Around the Moon.”

Stew, craft beer on the menu in Lake George this weekend

Warm up with stew and local craft beer in Lake George this weekend. “Stews and Brews” takes place January 28. Thirteen restaurants are offering stew paired with local draft beer It all starts at noon this Saturday.

Albany Wine & Dine for the Arts returns

Albany Wine & Dine For The Arts returns this weekend, starting with the Slider Slam this Friday, and the Grand Gala dinner on Saturday. The annual event brings some of the best chefs in the area to prepare a delicious meal paired with wine – all to raise money for the arts. NewsChannel 13 is a sponsor of the event and morning show anchor Faith King is serving as the emcee.