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Schenectady, New York is located in Schenectady County. Zip codes in Schenectady, NY include 12309, 12307, and 12308. The median home price in Schenectady is $99,900 which is roughly $68/per square foot. More Schenectady information.

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50 min ago | FOX23

Schenectady City School District joins forces with community to prevent violence

Stories of after school fights and violence in the district plagued last school year, but this year, the district says it's all hands on deck, right from the beginning to prevent violent behavior. When Daya Collier attended Mont Pleasant, she says there wasn't the violence you see today, and now that her daughter Lynnaya is in 8th grade, she says she often comes to the school to make sure she is kept up to date on any issues.

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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Amsterdam city leaders throw support behind Schenectady casino

Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane and city leaders in Amsterdam, New York are throwing their support behind the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, New York. City leaders in Amsterdam, New York, who saw their hopes for a resort casino get dashed by a state gambling oversight board , are backing a $350 million casino 18 miles away in Schenectady.

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4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Pooch joins Mr. Bigglesworth in Schenectady yearbook

While it's not precisely the senior photo Draven Rodriguez wanted, the Schenectady High School student and his pet cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, have landed a fairly high- profile spot in the yearbook. The teen and his beloved feline will share the spotlight with Principal Diane Wilkinson and her dog, Vivienne, a female mixed chihuahua, in a picture that will appear on the principal's page with a message advocating animal rescue and adoption, according to Karen Corona , the district spokeswoman.

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10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Proctors unveils digital marquee

Times Union Editor Rex Smith talks about the newly renovated and modernized marquee at an unveiling at Proctor's on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in Schenectady, N.Y. Times Union was one of the sponsors of the marquee.

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14 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Jay Leno, Steve Miller added to Proctors season

Comedian Jay Leno and rocker Steve Miller have been added to the 2014-2015 season at Proctors in Schenectady, along with singer-songwriter Paul Anka and longtime "Howard Stern Show" sidekick Robin Quivers. The details: Robin Quivers will appear the new daylong, health-oriented event GET UP! A Celebration of Living, Eating & Moving, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. A cancer survivor and vegan advocate, Quivers will speak and sign copies of her book "The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life."

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Gazette

Amsterdam council throws support behind Schenectady casino bid

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.

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Albany Times Union

Arrest made in Schenectady stabbing

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.

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Albany Times Union

Arrest made in Schenectady

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.

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Gloversville Leader-Herald

Johnstown golfers defeat Gloversville

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.

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Albany Times Union

Schenectady announces promotions

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.

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Gloversville Leader-Herald

New principal named for Warren Street

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.

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Business Journal

New York health insurer drops some Medicare plans, projects deficit for 2015

MVP Health Care, an insurer based in Schenectady, New York, is dropping some of its plans tied to Medicare and raising rates for other related coverage under the health care program for elderly people. MVP Health Care , an insurer based in Schenectady, New York, is dropping some of its plans tied to Medicare and raising rates for other related coverage under the health care program for elderly people.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Post-Standard

Artist attempts to connect with ghosts in Everson Museum of Art's exhibit

I personally have never actually seen a ghost. But I can't say they don't exist.

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Albany Times Union

Central Avenue safety changes planned

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.

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Stuff.co.nz

The best yearbook photo ever

Look in your old high school yearbook. You find a sea of faces staring at you, indistinguishable from one another.

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Albany Times Union

declares victory on Green Party line

Though all ballots are yet to be counted, state Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk declared victory on the Green Party line in the 46th Senate District race last week. Tkaczyk took 26 votes in Ulster County and another 15 votes in Albany County, with ballots in Schenectady, Greene and Montgomery counties yet to be counted as of late last week.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Upstate NY casino applicants maneuver for support

In a Monday, June 30, 2014 file photo, workers from Genting Company bring bids for two casino locations to the New York State Gaming building, in Schenectady, N.Y. New York is just now getting into the casino game, with more than a dozen groups lining up to open upstate casinos. The state's late arrival at the betting table is forcing developers to think smaller.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Gazette

Shift saved Haggerty tournament

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.

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Albany Times Union

Worker electrocuted at yogurt

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.

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Albany Times Union

Rex Smith: More cost than we see to fast food

With his company getting beaten up in both the media and the marketplace, you've got to feel just a little sympathy for the CEO of McDonald's. Not a whole lot of sympathy, mind you - Don Thompson can put up with a lot for a job that paid him $9.5 million last year.

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