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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Bailey fired as Saratoga Springs baseball coach

Friday, May 15, 2015
The Saratoga Springs High School baseball team will go into the postseason with a new coach.
 
NISKAYUNA

Anonymous website rips Niskayuna school board candidates

Friday, May 15, 2015
Just a few days before the Board of Education election and budget vote scheduled for Tuesday, an anonymous website called changetheboard.com that attacked candidates last year has reappeared with two new targets.
 
Malfunctioning fire alarm delays Saratoga Springs school
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Malfunctioning fire alarm delays Saratoga Springs school

Friday, May 15, 2015
Students at Maple Avenue Middle School spent part of the morning standing on the grass outside the school after a fire alarm malfunctioned, school officials said.
 
MiSci launches Challenger Learning Center
SCHENECTADY

MiSci launches Challenger Learning Center

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Based on NASA astronaut training, the 2,500-square-foot Challenger Learning Center transforms participants into part of a crew of engineers and scientists in simulated space missions.
 
Capital Region teachers scoop up free books for kids
SCHENECTADY & NISKAYUNA

Capital Region teachers scoop up free books for kids

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Hundreds of teachers drove to Niskayuna’s school bus garage this week to pick up free books, distributed by a nonprofit called First Book.
 
Sharon Springs school budget would top tax cap
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Sharon Springs school budget would top tax cap

Thursday, May 14, 2015
A renegotiated tax payment put one Schoharie County school district in a tough position this year.
 
Maddalone helps inspire next generation of entrepreneurs
CLIFTON PARK

Maddalone helps inspire next generation of entrepreneurs

Thursday, May 14, 2015
On April 21, Siena’s Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship unveiled the Maddalone Entrepreneur Wall of Success to both recognize the entrepreneurial success of Siena alumni and inspire current students to blossom into tomorrow’s business leaders.
 
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie Central School District has new superintendent

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Schoharie Central School District has named an Amsterdam resident and local school administrator its new superintendent.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Most proposed Montgomery County school budgets carry tax hike

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
School taxes will go up for most of Montgomery County if proposed budgets pass next week.
 
FULTON COUNTY

School budgets in Fulton County look to pay off debt

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Saving money is the name of the game in the Fulton County school districts.
 
OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

OESJ District plans to close elementary school

Monday, May 11, 2015

In an effort to remain financially stable, the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Jonhsville Board of Education voted last week to close the David H. Robbins Elementary School at the conclusion of the 2014-15 school year.
 
Union Graduate College, Clarkson University merging
SCHENECTADY

Union Graduate College, Clarkson University merging

Monday, May 11, 2015
Union Graduate College is merging with Clarkson University, officials announced Monday.
 
Siena grads hear GE's CEO at ceremony
ALBANY

Siena grads hear GE's CEO at ceremony

Monday, May 11, 2015

For Anne-Regina Guidi, attending the Siena College graduation Sunday at the Times Union Center was a blessing.
 
Jackson's Garden a peaceful retreat at Union College

Jackson's Garden a peaceful retreat at Union College

Sunday, May 10, 2015
When the sun is shining, Union College students and faculty grab a snack and relax on the outdoor patio overlooking Jackson's Garden, an eight-acre paradise filled with hundreds of perennials.
 
B-P, Saratoga rocketry teams fall short at national finals
CAPITAL REGION

B-P, Saratoga rocketry teams fall short at national finals

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Two teams from Broadalbin-Perth High School, along with a team from Saratoga Springs High School, competed against 100 other teams from schools across the country in a model rocketry competition with a prize pool of $100,000 for the top 10 teams. Unfortunately, all three local teams came up short.
 
 

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