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  1. State historic site exhibit tells history of slavery in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    A new exhibit at a state historic site near Albany tells the story of the extensive slave trade that existed when New York was a Dutch colony. The exhibit is titled "A Dishonorable Trade: Human Trafficking in the Dutch Atlantic World" and it's on display at the Crailo State Historic Site in Rensselaer , across the Hudson River from Albany.

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  2. Clarkson womena s hockey overwhelms RensselaerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A dominating opening thirty minutes allowed the fifth-ranked Clarkson University women's hockey team cruise to a 9-1 win over Rensselaer on Friday night in Cheel Arena. The nine goals are a season high for the Golden Knights, who are now 22-3-4 overall and 10-3-4 in conference while Rensselaer falls to 9-14-4 and 7-8-2 in ECAC Hockey.

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  3. Clarkson womena s basketball team pushes win streak to 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    POTSDAM – Senior Ashley Loggins scored 17 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and made six steals as the Clarkson University women's basketball improved its winning streak to 11 straight games with a 72-54 victory over Rensselaer on Friday night at Alumni Gymnasium. The Golden Knights moved to 16-4 overall and 9-2 in conference games with the victory, tying for the second longest winning streak in school history.

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  4. Albany's long, neglected history of slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Albany Times Union

    Historic site assistant Geoff Benton, left, and site manager Heidi Hill ready the new exhibit "A Dishonorable Trade: Human Trafficking in the Dutch Atlantic World," about the Van Rensselaer family's slaves at the Fort Crailo state historic site Thursday Jan. 28, 2016 in Rensselaer, NY.

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  5. Clarkson women look to extend unbeaten streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Riding a nine-game unbeaten streak, which is tied for the fourth longest active streak in the nation, the fifth-ranked Clarkson University women's hockey team will try to extend the run when the Golden Knights welcome Rensselaer and Union to Cheel Arena this weekend. The Knights face off against RPI at 7 p.m. on Friday and then take on Union in a 4 p.m. game on Saturday.

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  6. Thieves Hit Walmart, Target plus RelativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WGY-AM Albany

    Eight people are facing charges for shoplifting and/or stealing from Walmart and Target or relatives plus four more are in protective custody, according to the East Greenbush P.D. Donna Credido, 55, of Rensselaer is accused of taking $165 worth of merchandise from the Walmart jewelry sales display and leaving the store without paying, police said. Anthony Moore, 37, with no permanent address, was arrested when he left Walmart with over $800 worth of butane lighters and hair-grooming products without paying, police said.

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  7. A visit with culinary students in TroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Albany Times Union

    I had an excellent time and some tasty food Wednesday morning during a visit with culinary students at Rensselaer Educational Center in Troy. The group, who are seniors at their home high schools, spend mornings in a professional kitchen with the chef Andrew Ottati, whom diners may remember from The Brown Derby in Albany.

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  8. Confidence leaking away in TroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Albany Times Union

    ... Tollisen said. "Halfmoon is growing. We have to look for other sources for existing and future needs." When Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer was fighting with Troy over the price of water and past-due bills about eight years ago, he looked to Albany as a ...

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  9. Hamilton craze hip-hops from Broadway to AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Albany Times Union

    ... War hero Gen. Philip Schuyler , one of New York's first two senators, lived there with his wife, Catharine Van Rensselaer , a relative of the Dutch patroon, and their seven children, a few of whom died in infancy. Hamilton married Schuyler's ...

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  10. Letter: Revisit passenger service between Boston, AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Albany Times Union

    A view of the current passenger platforms at the Albany-Rensselaer Train Station, seen here on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. An extension to the platforms is being built north of the current ones.

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  11. Clarkson student in coma after fall at fraternity houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    An investigation has been launched into an incident that occurred at a Clarkson University fraternity this past weekend in which a 19-year-old student suffered severe injuries that have left him in a coma. Clarkson University student Ryan J. Anderson, 19, of Rensselaer, suffered severe head and neck injuries after falling down a set of cellar stairs at the Omicron Pi Omicron fraternity, 14 Leroy St., early Saturday morning, according to police.

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  12. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WGY-AM Albany

    ... districts, including Corinth, are said to be in "significant" fiscal stress. 24 others, including Watervliet and Rensselaer, are facing "moderate" stress, while another 50, including five from the Capital Region, are "susceptible."

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  13. DiNapoli report: 82 school districts are in fiscal stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Albany Times Union

    ... four of which on the Island, were deemed to be in significant fiscal stress; 24 districts, including the Rensselaer and Watervliet city school districts, were deemed to be in moderate fiscal stress; and another 50 districts, including five from the ...

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  14. LIVE: Davell Crawford @ the Cock 'n Bull, 1/20/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Nippertown!

    "We better get right to it!" said Davell Crawford , doffing his coat enroute to the Yamaha spinet in the corner of the Cock N' Bull dining room, apologizing for arriving late after Amtraking from Manhattan to Rensselaer at 7 and taking a cab up to Galway. He kept his cap on, noting he was dressed down: His luggage hadn't made his flight from Minneapolis to New York the day before after a two-day, four-show Allen Toussaint tribute.

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  15. Clean-energy investments can trim utility bills, taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Albany Times Union

    ... there's no doubt solar energy is cleaner," said John Hodgens , a solar energy consultant with Monolith Solar in Rensselaer. "Every year, our residential division has grown exponentially," he said. In part because of their relative complexity, other ...

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  16. Turning off the industrial taps as Troy water remains unavailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Albany Times Union

    ... help out," Bourassa said. Communities that rely on Troy water, including Halfmoon, Waterford, East Greenbush, and Rensselaer, issued water conservation notices while efforts continue to repair the system. Another major industrial user of water in ...

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  17. Green Island man arrested following domestic violence incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... and facial fractures as a result of the assault, police said. The 27-year-old was located at a resident in Rensselaer and taken into custody after police said he had been in hiding since the November 25, 2015 incident. The U.S. Marshals Regional ...

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  18. Dartmouth Heads to Central NY to Take on Cornell & ColgateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Dartmouth Big Green

    ... junior Charlie Finn has also struggled (3.54 GAA / .889 S%), while Zac Hamilton turned aside 37 in a 2-2 tie with Rensselaer on Saturday night in Troy, while earning his first career win at Maine the previous Saturday night. AGAINST COLGATE Where ...

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  19. Colgate University Among Top 25 Most Expensive Private Colleges in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Lite 98.7

    ... compared to the other 18 schools in different states. The list is according to the website ' Start Class .' #25 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue (RPI) in Troy, NY $47,908/year #22 Colgate University in Hamilton, NY $48,175/year #21 Bard College in ...

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  20. Water emergencies declared in Halfmoon, Waterford, Rensselaer,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Albany Times Union

    A sign outside of Town Hall in Halfmoon makes clear the water problems the town is dealing with as it faces a loss of water pressure caused by a water-main break Sunday in Troy, which supplies water to Halfmoon and several other surrounding communities. A sign outside of Town Hall in Halfmoon makes clear the water problems the town is dealing with as it faces a loss of water pressure caused by a water-main break Sunday in Troy, which supplies water to Halfmoon ... more A Troy highway worker gets started on repairs to the water main that ruptured over the weekend.

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