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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 $115,000 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Rensselaer information.

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16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Common Core is hot topic, but newest member of the Board of Regents still developing her stance

Josephine Finn, the Albany area's representative on the New York state Board of Regents, says the Common Core is the number one topic being raised by her constituents.

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20 hrs ago | Library of Economics and Liberty

Do Credential Scandals Support the Signaling Model?

Every now and then, the world suddenly learns that a perfectly competent worker faked his credentials.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

Joint funeral for East Greenbush murder-suicide victims

A joint funeral for two young sisters and their mother, who killed the girls and herself in their town home last week, will be Wednesday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Report looks at spending by casino gambling interests

Casino gambling interests spent $11 million over two years, including nearly $361,000 from David Flaum and nearly $109,000 from Wilmorite Corp. in Rochester, trying to convince state and local policymakers to approve their bids for licenses for New York's first four casinos, a report released Monday shows.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

McCartney returns to stage after hospitalization

Fans wait for the doors to open prior the start of the Paul McCartney "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. .

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute looks to fill manufacturing skills gap with expansion

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is in the development phase of a project that will add programs, equipment and advanced manufacturing space to its Manufacturing Innovation Learning Lab.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Times Herald-Record

40 pounds of pot allegedly found in car

Two New York men face drug charges after police allegedly found more than 40 pounds of marijuana inside their vehicle during a traffic stop in northern New Jersey.

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Newswise

Linda Schadler Named Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate...

Troy, N.Y. - Linda Schadler, the Russell Sage Professor and associate dean for academic affairs for the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named vice provost and dean for undergraduate education.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Business Journal

Casino developer applications flood New York state offices

Trucks loaded casino license application materials arrive at the New York State Gaming Commission headquarters in Schenetady, New York.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Monday marks casino application deadline

Monday marks a big deadline in the process of bringing Las Vegas-style casinos to New York State.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

13WHAM

Forest Service supporting community forest in NY

The Rensselaer Plateau Community Forest is receiving $150,000 of the nearly $2.3 million in federal grants being doled out in eight states.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Albany Times Union

Rensselaer HS graduation photos

Aye Aye Aung waves to her mother as she delivers the senior address during commencement exercises on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Rensselaer High in Rensselaer, N.Y. The graduating class of 2014 at the start of commencement exercises on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Rensselaer High in Rensselaer, N.Y. Jay Ingoldsby, right, waits to photograph his ... (more)

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Albany Times Union

New rail to link Albany and

A Massachusetts construction company has been awarded a contract to build the second track between Albany and Schenectady, eliminating a major Amtrak bottleneck in the Capital Region.

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Albany Times Union

Wednesday storm causes damage, flooding

North Main Street in Mechanicville remained closed Thursday morning after a burst pipe and flood waters from Wednesday's heavy rains soaked the city.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Albany Times Union

Fundraiser for kids of murdered woman

A fundraiser is planned for Saturday to help the three young children left behind after their mother was killed earlier this month.

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Albany Times Union

Editorial: Pre-K is ticket to success

Last week the state Department of Education reported that only 18 percent of school districts outside New York City have indicated interest in the full-day pre-kindergarten funding included in the state's 2014-15 budget.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Albany Times Union

Albany officials eye last-minute casino benefits...

With a virtual guarantee that no casino will be built in Albany County, city and county officials are busy negotiating last-minute pacts with would-be casino builders to share the wealth and protect their interests should a gambling resort rise just beyond their borders.

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Albany Times Union

Man with gun runs from Rensselaer traffic...

Sgt. Tony Nagengast said officers pulled over a car on Columbia Turnpike and passenger Ronnie Robinson, 19, of Troy jumped out and allegedly ran from officers.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Rensselaer Co. Regional Chamber of Commerce announces casino support

The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its support of the proposal by NYS Funding for a gaming license in Region 2 of New York state for a casino in the City of Rensselaer.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Item

The future looks bright for 2014's top graduating students in the Suburban Trends area

Butler High School valedictorian Glenn Reger, and salutatorian Bryan Glock, at the 28th Annual Academic Achievement Recognition Dinner sponsored by the Morris County Association of School Administrators, held on June 4 at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany.Kinnelon High School valedictorian Connor Horton and salutatorian John Calia are seen here at ... (more)

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