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2 hrs ago | The Gazette
By Bill Buell Gazette Reporter The smell of smoke still lingers on the front steps of St. Anthony's Church and throughout the 90-year-old Schenectady landmark next to Union College.
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9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Olivia Burnett, 12, makes bread under the guidance of Amy Driscoll of the King Arthur Flour Company Tuesday morning, March 11, 2014, at the Paige Elementary School in Schenectady, N.Y. The baking demonstration was part of the Bake & Give Back program put on by King Arthur Flour.
14 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
The Albany-Schenectady-Troy area has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Upstate New York.
A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty Thursday in Fulton County Court to drug possession and is expected to receive six months in the county jail, according to the Fulton County district attorney's office.
Dabb City Smoke Shop owner Donald Andrews stands behind the register counter on Friday, April 26, 2013 in Scotia, N.Y. He was arrested after a crooked confidential informant set him up on a false drug charge which almost sent him to prison for 25 years.
A reputed Crips gang member who stabbed his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend in the eye during a vicious attack in the Yates Village apartments last year was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for attempted murder and assault.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY TO 5 AM EDT THURSDAY.
But to find the runner-up, you'd need to look about 130 miles up the Thruway to mostly rural Greene County, according to a new analysis of housing affordability by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli's office.
Police say they have arrested Richie Love Montanez, 28. He has been charged with rape in the 2nd degree, a felony.
The RPI men's hockey team has all the talent in the world, but their flaw is an inability to close out games when they have the lead.
The City of Watervliet is currently making repairs on an 18 inch water main pipe that feeds the City.
State Police Princetown arrested Kamal A. Patel, 30, of Schenectady, for Aggravated DWI following a traffic stop in the City of Schenectady.
St. Anthonly's Church in Schenectady suffered mostly smoke and water damage after a fire Friday night, March 7, 2014.
MUSIC : Cowboy Junkies @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center , Great Barrington. The sublime vocalist Margot Timmins and her band conjure up their haunting songs.
The NYS Office of General Services has announced that Sunday will be the final day of skating for the 2014 winter season.
Local officials have varied opinions about recently revealed proposals for a high-speed passenger train service to run through Montgomery County.