Rensselaer County Newswire

Rensselaer County Newswire

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  1. Marchione fires longtime confidential secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    State Sen. Kathleen A. Marchione abruptly fired her longtime confidential secretary this week after the secretary's husband campaigned for a seat on the Rensselaer County Legislature against another member of the senator's staff. Two people with knowledge of the matter said Marchione confronted her secretary, Jerri S. Bayly of Schaghticoke, on Monday at the senator's district office in Halfmoon.

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  2. Halfmoon developer Tanski tells residents to stick with CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... made generous campaign donations through the years -- mostly to Saratoga County Republicans but also in Rensselaer County. In 2014, following a two-year investigation by the FBI and state attorney general's office, Tanski pleaded guilty to a ...

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  3. Photo: Car slams into Rensselaer County office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    A car crashed into the Rensselaer County Department of Social Services building at 547 River St., in Troy, on Wednesday. A car crashed into the Rensselaer County Department of Social Services building at 547 River St., in Troy, on Wednesday.

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  4. ShopRite's first Rensselaer County store taking shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... store on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in North Greenbush, N.Y. (Paul Buckowski / Times Union) ShopRite's first Rensselaer County store is taking shape at Van Rensselaer Square in North Greenbush. The 55,000-square-foot store is expected to open before ...

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  5. Schenectady County building's bedbugs called a nuisanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    ... building that the county rents, is using the same exterminator that treated a similar problem in a Rensselaer County government building. Deputy Rensselaer County Executive Chris Meyer did not return a call Tuesday. A memo from DSS Commissioner Paul ...

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  6. Meyer concedes Rensselaer County primaries to McLaughlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Albany Times Union

    Chris Meyer, deputy county executive announces his intention to run for Rensselaer County Executive at a rally at the Speigletown Fire House Tuesday May 16, 2017 in Speigletown, N.Y. less Chris Meyer, deputy county executive announces his intention to run for Rensselaer County Executive at a rally at the Speigletown Fire House Tuesday May 16, 2017 in Speigletown, N.Y. (Skip Dickstein/Times ... more TROY - Deputy County Executive Christopher Meyer conceded Monday that state Assemblyman Steven McLaughlin has won the Republican and Conservative primaries for Rensselaer County executive. "It is with great disappointment that I have come to the realization that I will not be the next Rensselaer County executive.

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  7. The BuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Albany Times Union

    ... space. Not everyone shared his vision, he recalled Thursday night as he accepted an award from the Rensselaer County Historical Society. Among them was Marine Midland, which said no even though it owned the building. But Troy Savings Bank stepped ...

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  8. Schenectady DA takes Troy shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Gazette

    Rensselaer County DA had recused his office

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  9. Capital Region income higher than nation according to latest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Albany Times Union

    ... as a high-tech center with Global Foundries in Saratoga County, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals expansion in Rensselaer County, and a vibrant higher education sector are providing a solid economic foundation. "Our private sector jobs are much stronger ...

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  10. Charges dismissed against accused leader in Troy homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Your News Now

    ... deal with someone, then he's got proof." Although charges were dropped, Salazar is still in custody at the Rensselaer County jail. Salazar, the victims and three men still facing charges are undocumented immigrants. Spectrum News reached out to ...

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  11. Rensselaer Republicans seek to heal wounds as Democrats seek...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Albany Times Union

    Rensselaer County Executive Candidate Steven McLaughlin arrives for a debate with his Republican primary opponent Chris Meyer Thursday Sept. 7, 2017 in Albany, NY.

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  12. Former Chamber chief joins PR firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Albany Times Union

    Linda Hillman, who stepped down in December 2015 after 15 years as president of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce, has joined Albany-based Pierce Communications as executive advisor. The appointment was announced Wednesday.

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  13. Charges dropped against 'ring leader' in slayings of Troy menRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Albany Times Union

    Cresencio Salazar enters City Court for his arraignment on a second degree murder warrant for the alleged stabbing and beating of Javier Gomez on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Troy, N.Y. less Cresencio Salazar enters City Court for his arraignment on a second degree murder warrant for the alleged stabbing and beating of Javier Gomez on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Troy, N.Y. less Magdaleno Perez-Calixto, 28, of Latham center, makes an appearance with his interpreter, left and his attorney, right, in Rensselaer County Court for his arraignment on numerous charges including murder Monday ... more Magdaleno Perez-Calixto, 28, of Latham makes an appearance in Rensselaer County Court for his arraignment on numerous charges, including murder on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in Troy, N.Y. less Magdaleno Perez-Calixto, 28, of Latham makes an appearance in Rensselaer County Court for his arraignment on ... (more)

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  14. Former Rensselaer County Chamber chief joins public relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Albany Times Union

    Linda Hillman, right, past president of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce, with Jo Ann Le Sage Nelson of Pierce Communications at Hillman's chamber farewell party in January 2016. Hillman has been named executive advisor at Pierce.

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  15. A.M. Roundup: Albany is Sheehan's town once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Albany Times Union

    Good morning! Kathy Sheehan is headed to a second term as Albany's mayor, soundly defeating challengers Frank Commisso Jr. and Carolyn McLaughlin in Tuesday's Democratic primary. State Assemblyman Steven McLaughlin declared victory in the Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive.

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  16. Three incumbents are top vote-getters in Albany judge racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Albany Times Union

    LaVonda Collins is one of seven candidates in the race for three Albany city judge seats in Tuesday's Democratic primary LaVonda Collins is one of seven candidates in the race for three Albany city judge seats in Tuesday's Democratic primary Sherri Brooks is one of seven Democrats running for three Albany city judge seats in the Sept. 12 2017 primary.

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  17. 2017 Capital Region primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... Albany mayor. Carolyn McLaughlin and Frank Commisso Jr. are both trying unseat incumbent Kathy Sheehan. In Rensselaer County, the county executive seat is up for grabs after Kathy Jimino announced she would not seek a new term. State Assemblyman ...

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  18. Meyer and McLaughlin square off in GOP primary for countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Albany Times Union

    Assemblyman and county executive candidate Steven McLaughlin, right, and his son Dan, 21, cast their ballots for Rensselaer County executive Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017 in Troy, NY.

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  19. Schenectady County DA named special prosecutor in Troy policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Albany Times Union

    ... prosecutor for the investigation of the Aug. 15 shooting of a parole absconder by a Troy police officer. Rensselaer County Court Judge Debra Young appointed Carney after consulting with the Third Judicial District administration and speaking to ...

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  20. Voting trouble? Call the AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Albany Times Union

    ... Democratic mayoral candidate debate at the Hearst Media Center on ... more Republican candidate for Rensselaer County Executive, Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin takes part in a debate with opponent Chris Meyer on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Spectrum ...

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