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5 min ago | The Gazette
By Haley Viccaro Gazette Reporter The Amsterdam Common Council passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a proposed casino in Schenectady, looking to the project as an opportunity for jobs and revenue for the city and its residents.
1 hr ago | Albany Times Union
City police arrested a man and charged him with stabbing a person in the chest near 525 Clarendon St., just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Darryl L. Pittman , 31, stabbed a 30-year-old man from Schenectady once in the chest, city police said.
1 hr ago | Albany Times Union
City police arrested a man and charged him with stabbing a person in the chest near 525 Clarendon St., just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Darryl L. Pittman, 31, stabbed a 30-year-old man from Schenectady once in the chest, city police said.
3 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald
Chris Geleta posted a 35 to lead Johnstown to a 169-199 win over Gloversville in a Foothills Council golf match at Fox Run Golf Club on Monday. Ben Wager finished with a 37 for the Sir Bills, while Ben Russo carded a 48. Ethan Wager added a 49 for Johnstown.
7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
On Monday, McCarthy announced he had promoted Deputy Corporation Counsel Carl Falotico to lead the city's law department and picked Jaclyn Mancini to take over as director of development. Falotico had been deputy corporation counsel since 2012 in charge of prosecuting city and building code violations as well as handling in-house litigation among other duties.
10 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald
The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a replacement for Warren Street Elementary School Principal Scott Ziomek, who recently resigned. Following an executive session, the board appointed Nicole Lent of Mayfield as the new Warren Street Elementary School principal.
I personally have never actually seen a ghost. But I can't say they don't exist.
More than $2 million in safety improvements is planned for the 15-mile stretch of Route 5 between Albany and Schenectady following a series of pedestrian accidents that resulted in multiple deaths over a five-year period. State Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald announced the improvements as well as a public education campaign, during a press conference Monday afternoon near a busy intersection connecting Colonie Center and Northway Mall on Central Avenue as the state route is named there.
Look in your old high school yearbook. You find a sea of faces staring at you, indistinguishable from one another.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:28 pm
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