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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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23 hrs ago | The Gazette

Schenectady baseball legend Mike Maietta gets his way

By Mark McGuire Gazette Reporter Former players, local leaders and residents gathered Wednesday morning alongside an uninhabited two-block stretch of Norwood Avenue that was renamed Mike Maietta Way in honor of the longtime youth manager.

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Yesterday | WSTM-TV Syracuse

Schenectady Co. town wins best tasting tap water award

Rotterdam claimed the top spot in the 28th annual water-tasting contest at the State Fair.

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Yesterday | Albany Times Union

Dangerous dogs' owner due in Schenectady court

Kevin and Lindsay McKearn walk their pet dogs to the animal control van to be taken away Thursday morning, Aug. 7, 2014, in Schenectady N.Y. Lindsay and Kevin McKearn say good-bye before turning their dogs Tyson and Vick over to animal control officers Thursday morning, Aug. 7, 2014, in Schenectady N.Y. The McKearn family dogs Tyson, left, and Vick ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Stereophile

Listening #141

Johnny Town-Mouse was born in a cupboard, and Timmie Willie was born in a garden-this according to Beatrix Potter, who modeled both of her hantavirus-carrying protagonists after people of her acquaintance.

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Business Journal

Proctors CEO: Albany convention center will benefit region

Philip Morris, CEO of Proctors in Schenectady, New York, explains why he believes a new convention center will benefit the region.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

North County Public Radio

AG challenger focuses on corruption commission

The Republican challenger in the race for New York Attorney General has begun airing TV ads and is making an issue of incumbent Eric Schneiderman's role in a controversial ethics commission.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Gazette

Rev. Hogan, Schenectady priest, dies after battling cancer

By Mark McGuire Gazette Reporter Rev. Michael J. Hogan, pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Schenectady and St. Margaret of Cortona Church in Rotterdam Junction, and an indefatigable community leader and educator, died Wednesday night after battling cancer.

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Albany Times Union

Schenectady Fire Department hires 5, promotes 3

Fire Chief Raymond Senecal speaks during a press conference announcing several new hires and promotions for the Schenectady Fire Deparmtent at City Hall on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 in Schenectady, N.Y. From left, Courtney Breslin, Jared Zitwer, Craig DeStefano, Christopher McCabe and Douglas Hexel were among the new hires and promotions for the ... (more)

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Albany Times Union

Schenectady Fire Department hires 5, promotes...

Five candidates will attend the City of Utica Fire Department firefighter academy beginning Monday and running for 16 weeks.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Repeat burglar headed to prison for Albany...

A Schenectady man on parole for burglary was sentenced to seven years in state prison Thursday for breaking into a Hackett Boulevard home last year while a teenager was at the home, authorities said.

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Business Journal

Automated Dynamics prepares to exit plant as Mohawk Harbor expansion looms

Rob Langone planned to meet with potential new landlords Wednesday as Automated Dynamics prepares leave its Schenectady, New York manufacturing plant by May 2015.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Rediff.com

Speak up, India, and act

'Will the new government, largely of the BJP, whose manifesto proclaimed "India shall remain a natural home for persecuted Hindus and they shall be welcome to seek refuge here" and whose patrons never tire of the glories of our civilisation in antiquity, stand up for these long-lost cousins, the Yazidis in Iraq?' asks Shreekant Sambrani.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Downtown Schenectady apartment project hinges on New York state grant

Commercial real estate developer Prime Cos. plans to build more than 100 apartments and retail space in downtown Schenectady, New York, but the financing will only work if the state provides a $1.3 million grant.

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Albany Times Union

Schenectady shooting shatters car window, hits...

Police were interviewing witnesses and hoped to review surveillance cameras after a drive-by shooting Tuesday that sent horrified neighbors enjoying a beautiful mid-summer morning scrambling into their homes.

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GlobeNewswire

$25,000 to help children, seniors in need

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 -- A summer camp experience. A nutritious lunch. A safer home.

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Albany Times Union

Repairs to limit traffic on Schenectady's Union Street

Emergency water main replacements will close eastbound traffic on Union Street between Seward Place and Nott Terrace and southbound traffic between Union Street and Liberty Street starting Thursday, Schenectady officials said.

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Business Journal

Albany council backs Hard Rock casino, but may not be enough to get $10 million

The Albany Common Council voted Monday to support Hard Rock's plan to build a casino and hotel across the Hudson River in the city of Rensselaer, New York, according to a report by the Times Union.

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District Administration

Recession is the mother of invention in education

Attendees at school budget workshops in Schenectady, N.Y., last spring got an assignment: Study a 15-page workbook describing the difficult choices facing their poor urban district, and then suggest spending cuts.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Gazette

Ex-Schenectady woman wins $205K in Burger King suit

By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter A former Schenectady woman has been awarded $205,000 in damages after a jury found she was injured by food purchased at a local Burger King in 2009 that was tainted with a cleaning chemical, according to her attorney and court documents.

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Albany Times Union

Photos: Polish Festival

Scott Murawski, from Amsterdam, playing the part of Scotty Nut Nut, spins a plate as he entertains guests at the Schenectady Polish American Festival at Saint Adalberts Church on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Schenectady, N.Y. This is the 29th year of the festival for the church which is over 100 years old.

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