2 hrs ago
Damage is done when Schenectady man is mistakenly arrested
A Schenectady man is working to get his good name and his job back after he says he was falsely accused in an alleged drug ring.
5 hrs ago
Albany Times Union
Road-rage case against Schenectady cop sent to Saratoga DA
The criminal case against Schenectady police Detective John Hotaling is now in the hands of the Saratoga County District Attorney's Office.
7 hrs ago
Louis F. Walker III
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 29, 1947, a son of Louis and Beverley Johns Walker and was educated there.
11 hrs ago
The deluge of water dumped on Schenectady from Wednesday afternoon's severe thunderstorm was too much for some of the roads to handle.
15 hrs ago
Massen man sentenced to 75 days in jail for attempted menacing conviction
A 26-year-old Massena man charged in June 2012 with threatening a neighbor in his apartment building with a steak knife has been sentenced to serve 75 days in the St.
Wed May 22, 2013
Albany Times Union
Irene flood victims sue state Canal Corp.
Members of 57 flood-ravaged households are suing the state Canal Corp., alleging that negligence by the agency cost them a combined $4.6 million in devastation from Tropical Storm Irene.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Waitlisted students' tactics - the good, the bad, and the futile
When Amanda Wolfbauer, a high school senior, received the admissions verdict from Hamilton College, in Clinton, N.Y., she posted on Twitter, "What does one do once they're on a college waitlist? #frustrated #worsethanrejection." A few minutes later she had gone from dejected to dogged: "Well, @HamiltonAdmssn prepare to be dazzled, because I'm ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Chatham Student Admitted to Union College
SCHENECTADY, NY -- William Tomalonis of Chatham, NJ, has been admitted to Union College's Class of 2017.
Warren Student's Senior Thesis Earns Campus Award
Warren student Jennifer Silvershein, a member of the Class of 2013 at Union College, in Schenectady, N.Y., was recently honored at the college's annual Prize Day celebration.
Area school budget votes Tuesday
The Schenectady City School District Board of Education adopted a 2013-2014 Budget of $159,294,735 recently.
Mon May 20, 2013
MRI Researchers Accused of Sharing Data With China
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have accused three Chinese nationals, including a renowned researcher of magnetic-resonance-imaging technology, of secretly sharing U.S.-funded research with competitors, the latest effort by the government to stem what it describes as illegal exporting of technology overseas.
Live with Kelly & Michael Select Top 10 Food Trucks for $20,000 Cook-Off
This morning, after a nationwide online vote, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced the ten contenders in "LIVE's Truckin' Amazing Cook-Off," who will compete for a $20,000 grand prize.
Schumer pushes tax benefits for live theatrical productions
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his plan to extend tax treatment afforded to film producers and music publishers to investors in live theatre.
Albany Times Union
Rex Smith: Where hopes can be born and achieved
Rather than elevator music, what you hear when your call to the Schenectady City School District is put on hold is a series of three-sentence essays read by schoolchildren, on the theme of "When I grow up I want to be ". I defy you to listen for a couple of minutes and not get a lump in your throat.
Sat May 18, 2013
Community Action Program brings in human element
By Sara Foss Gazette Reporter The goal of the Schenectady Community Action Program's new story-sharing campaign, Long Story Short, is to educate people about the work SCAP does to lift people out of poverty, provide a deeper understanding of what it's like to be poor and counteract negative stereotypes about poor people.
Three women arrested in Schenectady prostitution sweep
Pamela Crippen, 50, Adika Cummings, 31, and Ashley Hoemyer, 23, are all charged with one count of Prostitution.
Mayor: Schenectady $3.5 million in the black
Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy says, although the work is not over yet, the city finished the year of 2012 $3.5 million in the black.
Section 2 Boys Lacrosse Seedings
Class A May 18 #9 Lasalle @ #8 Columbia 11am #10 Schenectady @ #7 Bethlehem 11am May 21 8/9 winner @ #1 Shenendehowa 7:30pm #5 Saratoga @ #4 Guilderland 4:15pm #6 Colonie @ #3 Shaker 4:30pm 7/10 winner @ #2 CBA 4:15pm May 23 Semi Final 8/9/1 winner vs #4/5 winner @ Highest Seed 7/10/2 winner vs #3/#6 winner @ Highest Seed May 25 Final @ UAlbany 6pm ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
GE's Nancy Fitzroy is subject of latest Wizards of Schenectady video
By Bill Buell Gazette Reporter Most of Nancy DeLoye Fitzroy's friends were all about going to Skidmore College and finding a husband.
Authorities Claim Local Cigarette Smugglers Have Possible Terror Ties
Law enforcement officials announced on Thursday 16 people have been arrested for allegedly selling tax-free cigarettes in the city and are being investigated for having possible ties to Islamic groups like Hamas and Hezbollah.