Kingsway Blog

December 6, 2021

The Origins of Wreathmaking

Whether you live in a senior apartment or a four-bedroom house, a wreath is a must when it comes to Christmas decorating, but why is that?

November 26, 2021

3 Traditional Hanukkah Dishes to Try

Schenectady is home to a rich Jewish culture dating all the way back to the mid nineteenth century, when Jewish immigrants from Germany and Austria began settling in Schenectady, Albany and Troy. 

November 23, 2021

How Turkey Trots Became One of the Most Popular Thanksgiving Traditions

There’s nothing quite like that first bite of stuffing, sweet potatoes, turkey, or cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving.

November 16, 2021

The Capital Region: Birthplace of the First Official Thanksgiving

We know what you’re thinking: Didn’t Thanksgiving originate way back in 1621 when the pilgrims and the Native Americans broke bread to celebrate the year’s bountiful harvest?

November 11, 2021

Jigsaw Puzzles: The 300-year-old Pastime that’s as Popular as Ever

Last year, when many of us were asked to work from home, to cancel or avoid traveling and to not gather in any kinds of groups, all due to the pandemic, there were a few industries that actually experienced a boom in business.