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50 min ago | FOX23
Stories of after school fights and violence in the district plagued last school year, but this year, the district says it's all hands on deck, right from the beginning to prevent violent behavior. When Daya Collier attended Mont Pleasant, she says there wasn't the violence you see today, and now that her daughter Lynnaya is in 8th grade, she says she often comes to the school to make sure she is kept up to date on any issues.
1 hr ago | Business Journal
Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane and city leaders in Amsterdam, New York are throwing their support behind the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, New York. City leaders in Amsterdam, New York, who saw their hopes for a resort casino get dashed by a state gambling oversight board , are backing a $350 million casino 18 miles away in Schenectady.
4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
While it's not precisely the senior photo Draven Rodriguez wanted, the Schenectady High School student and his pet cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, have landed a fairly high- profile spot in the yearbook. The teen and his beloved feline will share the spotlight with Principal Diane Wilkinson and her dog, Vivienne, a female mixed chihuahua, in a picture that will appear on the principal's page with a message advocating animal rescue and adoption, according to Karen Corona , the district spokeswoman.
10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Times Union Editor Rex Smith talks about the newly renovated and modernized marquee at an unveiling at Proctor's on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in Schenectady, N.Y. Times Union was one of the sponsors of the marquee.
By Haley Viccaro Gazette Reporter The Amsterdam Common Council passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a proposed casino in Schenectady, looking to the project as an opportunity for jobs and revenue for the city and its residents.
City police arrested a man and charged him with stabbing a person in the chest near 525 Clarendon St., just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Darryl L. Pittman , 31, stabbed a 30-year-old man from Schenectady once in the chest, city police said.
City police arrested a man and charged him with stabbing a person in the chest near 525 Clarendon St., just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Darryl L. Pittman, 31, stabbed a 30-year-old man from Schenectady once in the chest, city police said.
Chris Geleta posted a 35 to lead Johnstown to a 169-199 win over Gloversville in a Foothills Council golf match at Fox Run Golf Club on Monday. Ben Wager finished with a 37 for the Sir Bills, while Ben Russo carded a 48. Ethan Wager added a 49 for Johnstown.
On Monday, McCarthy announced he had promoted Deputy Corporation Counsel Carl Falotico to lead the city's law department and picked Jaclyn Mancini to take over as director of development. Falotico had been deputy corporation counsel since 2012 in charge of prosecuting city and building code violations as well as handling in-house litigation among other duties.
The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a replacement for Warren Street Elementary School Principal Scott Ziomek, who recently resigned. Following an executive session, the board appointed Nicole Lent of Mayfield as the new Warren Street Elementary School principal.
I personally have never actually seen a ghost. But I can't say they don't exist.
More than $2 million in safety improvements is planned for the 15-mile stretch of Route 5 between Albany and Schenectady following a series of pedestrian accidents that resulted in multiple deaths over a five-year period. State Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald announced the improvements as well as a public education campaign, during a press conference Monday afternoon near a busy intersection connecting Colonie Center and Northway Mall on Central Avenue as the state route is named there.
Look in your old high school yearbook. You find a sea of faces staring at you, indistinguishable from one another.
By Bob Weiner Gazette Reporter Second-year Schenectady Municipal Golf Course head pro Matt Daley learned much about the game from the late Bob Haggerty Jr., who spent 37 years in the same position.
Police did not identify the victim, but Donald Klose of Bond Funeral Home in Schenectady said the man killed was a Shannon Street resident, Roopnarine Surajpel, 28. A story in the Leader-Dispatch reported that Surajpel was employed at Schenectady Hardware & Electric Co.
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Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:57 pm
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