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By Jim Schiltz Gazette Reporter Games against Albany Academy, Kingston and Niskayuna, and a rematch with either state champion Scotia-Glenville or Columbia will be part of Schenectady's varsity boys' basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season.
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11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Democrat Madelyn Thorne wants a rematch against state Sen. Hugh Farley, but she first must defeat former Ballston Supervisor Patti Southworth in a party primary.
15 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
The Averill Park resident and English teacher at Schenectady High School is looking for donations to help him bring the Freedom Writers program to the Capital Region.
17 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Until today, Rush Street Gaming had not released its illustration for 25 acres amid the 60-acre redevelopment proposed along the Mohawk River in Schenectady.
17 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
A city woman whose pit bull repeatedly bit a 13-year-old boy last month was arraigned on a misdemeanor dangerous dog charge, according to court papers and a city attorney.
But that will be among the sights from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday during the county's SummerNight beach party along State and Jay Street.
The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will play host to its 37th annual Canal Days festival this Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the first time since its inception, the event will include the mobile Utica Zoo and sponsored disc golf, along with arts and crafts, a dog sledding activity and wagon rides.
"Some of that development includes condominiums, a sure sign that the initial wave of young, single students and professionals that arrived in the 2000s is now being followed by a second, more affluent, wave of professionals and families."
Beverly K. Andreano, 87, of County Highway 126, Amsterdam, died Tuesday afternoon, July 8, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family.
Twenty-year-old Jathyis Lajuett, left, of Schenectady and Zhane Matthews, 19, right, of Schenectady go door to door to make sure residents have their dogs licensed as part of the city program on Tuesday morning, July 8, 2014, in Schenectady N.Y. Twenty-year-old Jathyis Lajuett, left, of Schenectady and Zhane Matthews, 19, right, of Schenectady go ... (more)
Fir green parking pay stations began showing up on the sidewalks of Schenectady earlier this month, replacing the old mechanical meters which only accepted coins.
MUSIC : Lord Huron @ Jennings Landing , Albany. The captivating Los Angeles-based indie-folk-rockers make their Nippertown debut at Alive at Five to help WEXT-FM celebrate their seventh birthday.
The sale of the historic Foster Building on State Street to a Troy developer, which has plans for upscale apartments, won approval Wednesday night.
Watching Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman's 1929 comedy "June Moon" in the song-laden, atmospheric, workmanlike production it is being given on the Williamstown Theatre Festival's Main Stage, there is an underlying sense of two plays at work.
New York City may have more people using the digital form of currency, but Albany can now boast having the first Bitcoin ATM in New York state.
In the late 1970s, the Pine Bush, the sprawling pine barrens that extend from the city of Albany to Schenectady County, was considered by some a vast wasteland ripe for development.
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