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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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3 hrs ago | The Gazette

Jolly Swingers still going strong

By Bob Weiner Gazette Reporter Schenectady Municipal Golf Course is home to many fun, loyal and "experienced" golf leagues.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Big plans for Times Union Center draw little interest from architects

The proposed expansion would enclose the open-air, atrium-styled main entrance on South Pearl Street in Albany, NY, but would not increase the seating capacity of 17,500.

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Albany Times Union

Squatter runs into house during police

A homeless squatter ran into a house containing six people while he was being chased by police on Thursday, police said.

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Albany Times Union

Scene & Heard

The annual Stockade Art Show takes place in that historic section of Schenectady from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Albany Times Union

Clifton Park cocaine sales alleged

A Schenectady man is charged with selling crack cocaine in Clifton Park on several occasions with his children present, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

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Business Journal

Galesi offers new sites for Mohawk Harbor tenants

David Buicko, chief operating officer of The Galesi Group, has plans to develop a $450 million project on the Mohawk riverfront in Schenectady that includes a harbor, apartments, a hotel and a possible casino.

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Business Journal

Plaine's bike business growing in Schenectady, Malta

New York Bicycle Co., owned by Les Plaine of Plaine and Son in Schenectady, has opened at 524 Congress St. in the city's Bellevue neighborhood Longtime bicycle retailer Les Plaine just opened a second store in Schenectady, New York and is expanding to Saratoga County as local demand remains healthy despite a downturn last year in U.S. sales.

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Albany Times Union

Embezzling case against Marcella's bookkeeper put...

For the second time in as many weeks, the criminal case against the former bookkeeper charged with embezzling money from Marcella's, a well-known Schenectady appliance store, has been adjourned to a later date, according to the Schenectady County District Attorney's Office.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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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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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