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Rensselaer, New York is located in Rensselaer County. Zip codes in Rensselaer, NY include 12144. The median home price in Rensselaer is $137,900 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Rensselaer information.

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Friday | Business Journal

Questar III Boces extends partnerships with Excelsior College

Questar III BOCES will launch two online learning programs with Excelsior College this fall, a course for teachers on Common Core math and credit-by-examination program for students.

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Friday Aug 29 | Business Journal

Hard Rock casino's chances still strong without Albany support, mayor says

Daniel Dwyer, mayor of Rensselaer, New York, says the proposed Hard Rock Casino's odds of winning a state license remain strong without support from the City of Albany.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newswise

Rensselaer Names New Vice President for Institute Advancement

Troy, NY - Graig R. Eastin, vice president of the CHOC Children's Hospital Foundation, has been named vice president for institute advancement at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by President Shirley Ann Jackson.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

East Greenbush casino developers up ante, make formal offer to Albany

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan said today she is reviewing a formal offer from developers who are seeking the city's support for a $300 million casino across the river in East Greenbush, New York A -- a request that comes a week after the Common Council voted to back a competing Hard Rock casino in Rensselaer.

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Albany Times Union

Making Albany a river town again

The Hudson River is seen beyond traffic on I-787 from the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Albany, N.Y. The Capital District Transportation Committee is undertaking a study on what to do with I-787 in downtown Albany to make the river more accessible.

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Recorder

Rensselaer casino interests seeking support from Montgomery County

Three weeks after losing a bid for a proposed casino off Thruway Exit 27, the Montgomery County Legislature may consider putting its support behind another casino project being proposed in the capital region.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Albany Times Union

John Halacy sentenced as mother cries

Defendant John Halacy, is sentenced in Rensselaer County Court Monday morning Aug. 25, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. Defendant John Halacy, leaves the courtroom after his sentencing in Rensselaer County Court Monday morning Aug. 25, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. Defendant John Halacy, center is sentenced in Rensselaer County Court Monday morning Aug. 25, 2014 in Troy, ... (more)

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Business Journal

Hotel hot streak continues as bookings, rates rise

A 112-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Clifton Park, New York is among the newest hotels to open in the Albany region.

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Albany Times Union

John Halacy sentenced as mother

John Halacy, a Rensselaer man whose original rape charges were dismissed last year due to a prosecutorial error, was sentenced Monday to four years in prison.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Victim in fatal Williamstown crash ID'd as Rensselaer, N.Y. man

Harrigan, 57, was heading north on Hancock Road in a Mazda 3 about 4 p.m. Wednesday when he failed to stop at the flashing red light at the intersection with Route 7, according preliminary reports and witness statements.

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Berkshire Eagle

Victim in fatal Williamstown crash ID'd as Rensselaer, N.Y. man

Harrigan, 57, was heading north on Hancock Road in a Mazda 3 about 4 p.m. Wednesday when he failed to stop at the flashing red light at the intersection with Route 7, according preliminary reports and witness statements.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Bennington Banner

'Patriot Ruckmarch' to honor veterans March to raise awareness

Rensselaer County's Heroes at Home is launching its inaugural "Patriot Ruckmarch" with a 26-mile march from Postenkill to Grafton, N.Y., and back on Saturday, Sept.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Albany Times Union

Editorial: An offer worth refusing

John Signor, OTB president and CEO, left, Mayor Dan Dwyer, center, and Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International, stand together following the presentation of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino proposal on Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Rensselaer, N.Y. There was odd reality show quality to the offer Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer made to the city of ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Albany Leaders Hope to Benefit Off Local Casino

The city of Albany will not be getting a casino license when the New York State Gaming Commission decides where to put four casinos around the state, but it doesn't mean the Capital City won't see any revenue from a possible nearby casino.

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Albany Times Union

A.M. Roundup: It's like Cuomo never

Cards on the table: Today's the day Albany must respond to Rensselaer's offer of $10 million in revenue in exchange for its support of the Hard Rock casino plan.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

Rensselaer upped casino ante after competing offer in Albany

View of the city of Albany from across the river at De Laet's Landing on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 in Rensselaer, N.Y. Casino developers are promising the city of Albany $10 million over ten years if a Hard Rock Casino is built on this site.

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Business Journal

Former Albany mayoral candidate working for Rensselaer casino developers

Corey Ellis, a former mayoral candidate in Albany, New York, has been hired as a consultant for the Rensselaer, New York casino proposal.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Train station hotel 'a dead

A study that concluded that a $12.2 million, 80-room, select-service hotel attached to the Rensselaer train station likely would do well apparently has been shelved.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Albany Times Union

Albany offered $1M a year to back Rensselaer casino...

View of the Albany skyline from Bridge looking over De Laet's Landing Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Rensselaer, N.Y. De Laet's Landing is back in play as a front runner for a possible casino site.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Business Journal

New York state panel votes to disqualify Amsterdam casino

A New York state panel voted to disqualify an application to build a $250 million casino in Amsterdam, New York Thursday evening.

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