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Skype contact Nijmegen – Albany schools.

Students from Nijmegen and American sister city Albany will have live contact with each other today. A Skype session will be started at 14.30 at the Mondial College in Leuvensbroek, Nijmegen. Sixteen third year havo/vwo students will be sitting behind a computer to start a conversation with twelve  peers of the Albany Academies. It will […]

A salute to U.S. war heroes

By Paul Grondahl/Times Union, August 5, 2016 Bridge, The Crossing, honors 48 Americans killed in WWII battle >> Used with permission and previously published in the Times Union. “Left, right, left, right, left,” U.S. Army Lt. Col. Demetrius Green said softly, as he held an American flag aloft and kept cadence for a phalanx of marching […]

City that gave Albany its tulips knows how to party

By Paul Grondahl/Times Union July 27, 2016 Nijmegen, the Netherlands >> Used with permission and previously published in the Times Union. Paul Grondahl recently joined in the 100th anniversary of “Walk of the World,” a massive movable party in the oldest city in the Netherlands, Nijmegen. Nijmegen, pronounced NYE-may-gun, with a population of 165,000, is Albany’s sister city. […]

Thousands greet ‘hero’ marchers in Nijmegen, Albany’s sister city

By Paul Grondahl, Times Union, 22 july 2016 Centennial four-day march crosses the finish line in style in Albany’s sister city >> Used with permission and previously published in the Times Union. Lashed by pounding rains and raked by violent thunderstorms throughout the morning, the masses marched on with the triumphant spirit of warriors toward the […]