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Jim Hill Media.com
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Disney's "Newsies" kicks off its...
Disney Theatrical Productions has certainly had a busy couple of weeks. First they announce plans to transform the beloved-fairy-tale-turned-cult-classic "The Princess Bride" into a stage production .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Repeat Schenectady drunken driver gets up to 3 years in prison
By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter A city man arrested on a new drunken-driving charge in September, just five days before he was to be sentenced in a previous incident, will be going to prison for as much as three years, instead of spending a few months in the county jail.
$715.9M in jobs grants given out by NY
New York state awarded $715.9 million in grants Wednesday to spark job growth statewide by funding proposals such as high-tech mega-projects, major commercial developments and tourism.
Police: Woman gives false name of person with suspended license
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.Y. A Schenectady woman is accused of giving authorities a false name during a traffic stop to avoid arrest, but the name she gave still led to her arrest.
Albany Times Union
Albany mayor-elect wins another election
Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan has been elected chair of the Capital District Transportation Committee, a policy-making board that oversees distribution of federal transportation funds in four of the five counties - Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady - that make up the metropolitan area.
Albany Times Union
Photos: Lighting the tree
Santa raises his arms to light the tree during the Upper Union Street BID Christmas tree lighting on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 in Schenectady, N.Y. People gather to listen to the Calvary Tabernacle Choir sing Christmas carols during the Upper Union Street BID Christmas tree lighting on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 in Schenectady, N.Y. Nine-year-old David ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Schenectady hotel closing temporarily for renovations
The 183-room Holiday Inn in Schenectady, NY will close temporarily in January for a $6 million to $7 million renovation and re-branding of the property.
Substance forces ER?evacuation
The emergency room at St. Mary's Hospital at Guy Park Avenue reopened this morning after it was evacuated Monday afternoon when a woman walked into that area of the hospital with a substance that created a strong odor, officials said.
The Times of Israel
Wisdom from the mouth of a Jewish mother
Over the years, we've loved watching on-screen yiddishe mammas like Molly Goldberg , Ida Morgenstern and Sheila Broflovski .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Magic City Morning Star
What really gave birth to the American psyche was their history
Perhaps many of us do not ever consider how history and experience developed the American soul, it was this spirit of self-reliance and independence that created a people that could stand up against all odds and win.
Man stabbed in Schenectady motel
According to authorities, one man was found with a stab wound to the neck at the Imperial Motel at 927 State Street around 9:10 p.m. WATERVLIET, N.Y. - Two people were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on I-787 in Watervliet.
Albany Fire Department chief announces retirement
ALBANY, N.Y. Albany Fire Department Chief Robert C. Forezzi announced Monday that he intends to retire as of January 1, 2014.
Schenectady woman sentenced in connection to boyfriend's death
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. A local woman has been sentenced in connection to the stabbing death of her boyfriend this past summer.
Local attorney accused of fraud scheme back in court
A local attorney accused of scheming to defraud people and grand larceny is due back in court for a preliminary hearing.
Albany Times Union
Rotterdam Mall up for
Participants gather around for a raffle of prizes during the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady Mall Walk for Kids fundraiser at the Rotterdam Square Mall in Rotterdam, NY on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Downtown Schenectady hosts annual open house
By Bethany Bump Gazette Reporter There were crafts, carolers and candy canes at Saturday's 10th annual Holiday Open House, sponsored by the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp., but the horses produced the most delight among children as they clip-clopped along city streets.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Why did the chicken cross the road? To grow a business
Antonio Civitella, CEO of Transfinder, a Schenectady, NY company that develops software to improve bus route efficiency for school districts.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Officials eye options for Erie Blvd.-Nott St. intersection
By Bethany Bump Gazette Reporter Schenectady officials are holding a public meeting next week at which they will discuss four separate options - including a roundabout - aimed at smoothing traffic at the intersection of Nott Street and Erie Boulevard.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Albany physician group cures gap in cancer business
"They really give us a true cancer center. We can now offer everything, from diagnosis to surgery," says Bob Desjardins , director of operations for Community Care's oncology division.