39 min ago
Albany Times Union
Albany mayor-elect wins another election
Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan has been elected chair of the Capital District Transportation Committee, a policy-making board that oversees distribution of federal transportation funds in four of the five counties - Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady - that make up the metropolitan area.
4 hrs ago
Albany Times Union
Photos: Lighting the tree
Santa raises his arms to light the tree during the Upper Union Street BID Christmas tree lighting on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 in Schenectady, N.Y. People gather to listen to the Calvary Tabernacle Choir sing Christmas carols during the Upper Union Street BID Christmas tree lighting on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 in Schenectady, N.Y. Nine-year-old David ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Schenectady hotel closing temporarily for renovations
The 183-room Holiday Inn in Schenectady, NY will close temporarily in January for a $6 million to $7 million renovation and re-branding of the property.
Substance forces ER?evacuation
The emergency room at St. Mary's Hospital at Guy Park Avenue reopened this morning after it was evacuated Monday afternoon when a woman walked into that area of the hospital with a substance that created a strong odor, officials said.
The Times of Israel
Wisdom from the mouth of a Jewish mother
Over the years, we've loved watching on-screen yiddishe mammas like Molly Goldberg , Ida Morgenstern and Sheila Broflovski .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Magic City Morning Star
What really gave birth to the American psyche was their history
Perhaps many of us do not ever consider how history and experience developed the American soul, it was this spirit of self-reliance and independence that created a people that could stand up against all odds and win.
Man stabbed in Schenectady motel
According to authorities, one man was found with a stab wound to the neck at the Imperial Motel at 927 State Street around 9:10 p.m. WATERVLIET, N.Y. - Two people were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on I-787 in Watervliet.
Albany Fire Department chief announces retirement
ALBANY, N.Y. Albany Fire Department Chief Robert C. Forezzi announced Monday that he intends to retire as of January 1, 2014.
Schenectady woman sentenced in connection to boyfriend's death
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. A local woman has been sentenced in connection to the stabbing death of her boyfriend this past summer.
Local attorney accused of fraud scheme back in court
A local attorney accused of scheming to defraud people and grand larceny is due back in court for a preliminary hearing.
Albany Times Union
Rotterdam Mall up for
Participants gather around for a raffle of prizes during the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady Mall Walk for Kids fundraiser at the Rotterdam Square Mall in Rotterdam, NY on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Downtown Schenectady hosts annual open house
By Bethany Bump Gazette Reporter There were crafts, carolers and candy canes at Saturday's 10th annual Holiday Open House, sponsored by the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp., but the horses produced the most delight among children as they clip-clopped along city streets.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Why did the chicken cross the road? To grow a business
Antonio Civitella, CEO of Transfinder, a Schenectady, NY company that develops software to improve bus route efficiency for school districts.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Officials eye options for Erie Blvd.-Nott St. intersection
By Bethany Bump Gazette Reporter Schenectady officials are holding a public meeting next week at which they will discuss four separate options - including a roundabout - aimed at smoothing traffic at the intersection of Nott Street and Erie Boulevard.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Albany physician group cures gap in cancer business
"They really give us a true cancer center. We can now offer everything, from diagnosis to surgery," says Bob Desjardins , director of operations for Community Care's oncology division.
Second man charged with murder in connection to fatal Schenectady shooting
A second man has been charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree, one day after another man was charged in connection to the same case.
Second man charged in connection with murder near Schenectady school
By Kelly de la Rocha Gazette Reporter The Schenectady Police Department has made a second arrest in connection with the shooting death of William Riddick on Nov. 13. Detectives arrested and charged Gilbert L. Williams, age 20, of Schenectady, with one count of Murder in the 2nd Degree, a felony.
Quintin Bullock leaving NY to run bigger college in Pittsburgh
Quintin Bullock, president of Schenectady County Community College in Schenectady, NY, is leaving the post after four years to run a much larger school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Schenectady vs. CBA: Balanced Brothers beat Pats
Nick Marini ran the Christian Brothers Academy offense without a turnover, and fellow senior Greig Stire was his efficient self, scoring, rebounding and defending the basket down low in Tuesday night's season-opening game with Schenectady.