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  1. After the quake -- data can help predict consequences of the next eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... to interpret results," said Roecker, a professor of earth and environmental sciences in the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. "But with the 2015 earthquake we knew we had an opportunity to collect a really good dataset that we ...

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  2. Rensselaer opposes Pilgrim pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Albany Times Union

    The Rensselaer Common Council opposed the planned Pilgrim pipeline in a resolution approved Wednesday. The project from Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings , LLC, would link the Port of Albany to northern New Jersey.

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  3. Letter: Why nor connect bridge to Rensselaer station?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Albany Times Union

    ... Union carried a recent article about the proposal to build an "aerial gondola" to link downtown Albany with the Rensselaer Amtrak station ("Gondola eyed for rail tie," July 7), and the paper has also made subsequent editorial commentary that ...

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  4. Second man pleads guilty in funeral home embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Albany Times Union

    ... money from the business between 2011 and September 2013.Catalano is a trustee of several cemeteries in Albany, Rensselaer and Columbia counties, according to an online biography. A complaint filed by State Police Investigator John C. Wagner accuses ...

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  5. Neighbors discuss concerns about planned expansion with Albany...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Albany Times Union

    ... would emanate from the new building. She also said rooftop gardens, like those at the Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer, would be ideal. Kochem said he would look into that suggestion. Parking remains a headache. While only 29 new employees would be ...

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  6. NEWS10 ABCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WTEN-TV Albany

    The Valley Falls and Johnsonville Fire Departments say a land owner burned down an abandoned trailer just as Rensselaer County commuters wer The results are in from several area school districts who had to conduct re-votes following last month's budget defeats. Truckers from all over the state will be joining together Thursday for a convoy to the Capitol to protest the rising cost of fuel and gas.

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  7. Long story shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Albany Times Union

    Since 1968, when the new Interstate 787 closed Albany's glorious Union Station to trains, many have sought to better connect the city to the passengers who now arrive across the Hudson River in Rensselaer. The latest idea, an aerial gondola, is enticing, but it makes little fiscal sense.

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  8. Gondola over the Hudson? The idea is being exploredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Gazette

    By Stephen Williams Gazette Reporter Some serious thought is going to go into the idea of running an aerial gondola across the Hudson River between downtown Albany and the Rensselaer rail station.

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  9. Plans studied for gondola over the Hudson to connect Amtrak passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ALBANY, N.Y. - The train station is in Rensselaer. But most arriving rail passengers are heading to Albany.

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  10. My View: Where's George?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | InsideHalton.com

    ... received the bill as part of their change. A couple of years later, a third entry was logged by someone living in Rensselaer, New York - a city located on the Hudson River directly opposite Albany. The fourth and final entry - mine - suggests that ...

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  11. Weather alert: Heat, humidity with storms possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Albany Times Union

    ... the Albany riverfront and SUNY System Administration Building, right, on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. (Will Waldron/Times Union) Sunset on the Albany riverfront and SUNY System Administration Building, right, on Monday ...

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  12. Gondala across the Hudson envisioned between Amtrak station...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Albany Times Union

    The train station is in Rensselaer. But most arriving rail passengers are heading to Albany.

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  13. Gas prices, renewable energy putting pressure on NY's electricRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Albany Times Union

    CEO Bradley Jones on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, at New York Independent System Operator in Rensselaer, N.Y. CEO Bradley Jones on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, at New York Independent System Operator in Rensselaer, N.Y. And with an increased emphasis on energy efficient lighting, smart appliances and the rise of home-based solar energy systems, demand for electricity in the Empire State is forecast to fall over the next 10 years after years of tepid growth, according to a new report by the New York Independent System Operator . That should make life easier on the NYISO, which manage's the state's high voltage electric transmission system from its headquarters in North Greenbush.

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  14. Photos: Sunset highlights Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Albany Times Union

    Sunset on the Albany riverfront and SUNY System Administration Building, right, on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. Sunset on the Albany riverfront and SUNY System Administration Building, right, on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. Sunset on the Albany riverfront and SUNY System Administration Building, right, on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. Sunset on the Albany riverfront and SUNY System Administration Building, right, on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. The sun sets on Albany and the Hudson River shoreline on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. The sun sets on Albany and the Hudson River shoreline on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. The sun sets on Albany and the Hudson River shoreline on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, ... (more)

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  15. Warm weather for Fourth of July week in Albany areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Albany Times Union

    The sun sets over Albany and the Hudson River shoreline on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. The sun sets over Albany and the Hudson River shoreline on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. The sun sets over Albany and the Hudson River shoreline on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. The sun sets over Albany and the Hudson River shoreline on Monday night, July 4, 2016, viewed from Rensselaer, N.Y. 71 year old Norman Smith of the Saratoga Springs Lions gives a lift to visually impaired participant Alex Sorensen of Glens Falls as they head off on a bicycle built for two in the Firecracker 4 mile race Monday July 4, 2016 Saratoga Springs, N.Y. less 71 year old Norman Smith of the Saratoga Springs Lions gives a lift to visually impaired participant Alex Sorensen of Glens Falls as they head off on a bicycle built for two in the ... (more)

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  16. Cooler temperatures, some afternoon rain in Albany areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Albany Times Union

    Ray Stevens of Rensselaer takes his visiting grandaughters Isabella, 9, left, and Eva Cuciti, 7, of Columbus, NJ fishing at Rensselaer Lake Tuesday June 28, 2016 in Albany, NY. less Ray Stevens of Rensselaer takes his visiting grandaughters Isabella, 9, left, and Eva Cuciti, 7, of Columbus, NJ fishing at Rensselaer Lake Tuesday June 28, 2016 in Albany, NY.

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  17. One-off hot rod combined Packard, Auburn, and Marmon parts; put the "speed" in speedsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... car parts that added up to a boattail speedster that will hit the auction block later this summer. Saunders, of Rensselaer, New York, who had worked for a Packard distributor in Albany, reportedly had a habit of sticking powerful engines from big ...

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  18. Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson to Co-Chair Annual Meeting of the New ChampionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Newswise

    Newswise - Troy, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced that university president Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson will co-chair the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China, June 26-28, 2016. In her role as co-chair, Jackson will participate in a debate on the role of corporate-led research in advancing scientific progress, a televised session in which she will discuss the key elements of an innovation ecosystem that translates research results into technological innovations and business opportunities.

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  19. Trooper, off-duty paramedic revive man on I-787Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Albany Times Union

    An off-duty paramedic and a state trooper helped save a life when they came to the aid of a man having chest pains Wednesday morning, State Police said. Chelsea Noe said she pulled over on I-787 to help Robert P. Guynup , 70, of Rensselaer who was in distress on the side of the road.

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  20. Bar hop or hop on a bar? Floating Tiki bar sets sail on Lake GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    A Tiki bar-boat hybrid launched this week on Lake George , with plans to eventually make the boat accessible to the public. The Tiki bar, which weighs in at 3,200 pounds, was made by Crusin' Tikis , who's motto is "why go bar hopping when you can simply hop right on a bar?" according to News 10. Larry Davis, an entrepreneur whose varied holdings include the Rensselaer-based tech firm CommSoft, purchased the Tiki bar that now floats on Lake George, the Times Union reports.

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