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Schenectady, New York is located in Schenectady County. Zip codes in Schenectady, NY include 12309, 12307, and 12308. The median home price in Schenectady is $99,900 which is roughly $68/per square foot. More Schenectady information.

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11 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Upstate NY casino applicants maneuver for support

In a Monday, June 30, 2014 file photo, workers from Genting Company bring bids for two casino locations to the New York State Gaming building, in Schenectady, N.Y. New York is just now getting into the casino game, with more than a dozen groups lining up to open upstate casinos. The state's late arrival at the betting table is forcing developers to think smaller.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Gazette

Shift saved Haggerty tournament

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.

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Albany Times Union

Worker electrocuted at yogurt

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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Albany Times Union

Rex Smith: More cost than we see to fast food

With his company getting beaten up in both the media and the marketplace, you've got to feel just a little sympathy for the CEO of McDonald's. Not a whole lot of sympathy, mind you - Don Thompson can put up with a lot for a job that paid him $9.5 million last year.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Gazette

Canoe-kayak fundraiser a family affair for Schenectady couple

By Jeff Wilkin Gazette Reporter Diane Acevedo and her family are in the Central Adirondack community of Inlet to participate in the One Square Mile of Hope kayak and canoe event.

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Albany Times Union

Hospice patient is wed in Schenectady

Bride Jahaysia Graham, center, and now husband Jathyis Lajuett , right, walk through the crowd after being married at the Central Park Rose Garden on Friday Sept. 12, 2014 in Schenectady, N.Y. Jathyis Lajuett, left, and Jahaysia Graham are married at the Central Park Rose Garden on Friday Sept.

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Albany Times Union

Benefits & Galas

Annual Golf Ball Drop, Stadium Golf Club, 333 Jackson Ave., Schenectady. 5 p.m. $50 dinner and ownership of one golf ball; golf balls separately, $10.

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Albany Times Union

25 things to do this weekend

Click through the slideshow to find out what's going on this weekend. Head to downtown Albany to enjoy great food and live music during the 5th annual Pearl Palooza .

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New York Magazine

Teen Petitions School to Let Him Use Embarrassing Cat-Themed Yearbook ...

Let's say, hypothetically, you thought it would be a really cool idea to pose for your fourth grade school portrait with an American Girl Doll. And let's say, just like, for the sake of the story, you put on your finest lime green Limited Too turtleneck and dragged Kirsten to school and posed with her and you swear everybody thought you were BALLIN' but actually they were laughing at you.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Mashable

Student Fulfills Dream of Taking Yearbook Photo With His Cat

Look in your old high school yearbook. You find a sea of faces staring at you, indistinguishable from one another.

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Albany Times Union

Schenectady senior's petition for yearbook photo with cat goes...

Sixteen-year-old Draven Rodriguez wants this photo, taken by Vincent Giordano, used as his senior portrait in his Schenectady High School yearbook. But now, with more than 1,500 signatures for his online petition and media coverage from websites like TIME and Cosmopolitan, his senior portrait starring his pet cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, has officially gone viral.

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Albany Times Union

Schenectady senior's petition for yearbook photo with cat goes viral

Sixteen-year-old Draven Rodriguez wants this photo, taken by Vincent Giordano, used as his senior portrait in his Schenectady High School yearbook. But now, with more than 1,500 signatures for his online petition and media coverage from websites like TIME and Cosmopolitan, his senior portrait starring his pet cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, has officially gone viral.

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The Washington Post

The cat stays in this Schenectady studenta s yearbook picture

Schenectady student petitions to have this photo in the yearbook http://t.co/C1naGEl3yF What do you think? pic.twitter.com/Wuv84wVVZi A high school student in Schenectady, N.Y., has created a petition to make certain this picture gets into his yearbook. Sure, Jessica Roy at the Daily Intelligence r says that "It may seem cute and funny and cool now, but imagine explaining it to your future significant other in ten years.

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Business Journal

Power Breakfast focuses on attracting a creative class of young workers

More than 230 turned out for the Albany Business Review's Power Breakfast Thursday at GE Theatre at Proctors in Schenectady, New York. CEOs from across the Albany, New York area met this morning to discuss the role that the creative sector plays in attracting a creative workforce and propelling the regional economy.

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Gloversville Leader-Herald

Gloversville posts second straight win

On Monday, the Lady Dragons hit the road and defeated Hudson Falls 8-3 before collecting their second win in 24 hours, a 3-1 non-league victory over Schenectady on Tuesday at Gloversville High School. "Playing back-to-back games is tough, especially with last night being a battle," Gloversville coach Mike Hallenbeck said.

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Daily Kos

NY-SD-49 - Madelyn Thorne Sails to Victory in Democratic Primary

Last night, progressive Madelyn Thorne sailed to an easy victory in the Democratic primary for the 49th State Senate District long represented by Hugh Farley . Thorne, a retired pastoral care worker, bested former Ballston Town Supervisor Patti Southworth by an almost 2 to 1 margin, carrying all five counties that are either fully or partially contained within the sprawling Upstate district which stretches from the eastern Mohawk Valley into the heart of the Adirondack Park.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Gazette

Annual Schenectady student surge better handled

By Kathleen Moore Gazette Reporter At the start of school this year, very few unknown kindergartners showed up, Schenectady City School District spokeswoman Karen Corona said.

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Albany Times Union

2 arrested in connection with Schenectady fight, stabbings

Schenectady police have arrested two teens in connection with a large fight and stabbings that took place around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday on 1700 block of Carrie Street, authorities said. Alexis T. Manresa , 16, of 816 State St. is charged with two counts of felony assault for allegedly stabbing two different people, police said.

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The Gazette

Doctor: Runaway Schenectady juror has a

By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter The juror whose absence from two days of deliberations last month led to a mistrial in a murder case suffers from long-standing "significant anxiety issues" and panic attacks, her psychiatrist testified Tuesday.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Rush Street Gaming/Featherstonhaugh join together to pitch Newburgh casino

After offering competing project proposals to the Gaming Commission's siting board on Monday, Rush Street Gaming and Saratoga Harness joined together on Tuesday to tout their vision for a large casino in the Town of Newburgh. Using Saratoga Harness' co-owner James Featherstonhaugh as its lead presenter, the Newburgh casino team featured a panel of players that were familiar from Monday's session: Rita Cox of Saratoga Harness, Brian Davis also of the East Greenbush Capital View Casino team and Rush Street leaders Neil Bluhm, Greg Carlin and Mary Cheeks.

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