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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.
Thu May 16, 2013
Schenectady man charged with beating dog
A Schenectady man - the son of a woman charged with beating her grandson to death - has been arrested for allegedly beating his dog with a shovel numerous times.
Wed May 15, 2013
Schenectady school board candidates share views
By Kathleen Moore Gazette Reporter By the end of Wednesday's meet-the-candidates event for Schenectady school board, listeners were simply waiting to see how one candidate would manage to squeeze "early education" into his answer.
Tue May 14, 2013
Albany Times Union
City count goes to the dogs
Mayor Gary McCarthy, left, flanked by some of his department heads speaks about reducing the crime rate, the licensing of dogs in the City and getting homes up to code May 14, 2013 in Schenectady, N.Y. With McCarthy are Chief Code Inspector Eric Schilling, second from left, Police Chief Brian Kilcullen, Councilwoman Leesa Perazzo and Fire Chief ... (more)
Police: Man drove drunk to fight with 4 kids in car
The Whitehall Police Department has arrested a man for allegedly driving drunk to a fight with another man with four children in the car.
Schenectady schools: register your kindergartner now
Only 670 kindergartners are registered for the upcoming academic year in the district, but school officials are currently estimating that more than 800 will show up for class in September.
Mon May 13, 2013
Lightning strike article amplification: TFP supplies lightning strike materials
Adding to the lightning strike protection feature article in High-Performance Composites' May 2013 issue, TFP's metal-coated fiber veils and mats are suitable for many EMI shielding, static protection and lightning strike applications.
Albany Times Union
Peggy and Pete Seeger at Proctors, 5/12/13
By GREG HAYMES SCHENECTADY - He sang out danger. He sang out a warning. He sang out love between his brothers and his sisters, all over this land Pete Seeger will be the first to tell you that he's not a singer.