CARS HOMES JOBS
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Northup Day draws scholars, kin to Skidmore

Sunday, July 20, 2014
On Saturday, the Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College was packed with people to celebrate the 16th annual Solomon Northup Day and to learn more about the local legend himself.
 
Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground

Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground in Lake George that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of an infamous massacre and the location of the era's largest smallpox hospital.
 
Chamber music group teaches music, public service
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Chamber music group teaches music, public service

Saturday, July 19, 2014
The Decoda Chamber Music Institute teaches gifted students to share the music in nursing homes, prisons.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady library program mixes learning, fun

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Tae Kwon Do and computer games are helping children learn to read this summer.
 
Decoda Institute brings program to Skidmore
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Decoda Institute brings program to Skidmore

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Three seasons ago, 30 musicians formed the Decoda Chamber Music Institute to offer up to three-week residencies and work with local musicians to give concerts and make connections with audiences who might never have heard live classical music before.
 
Car strikes school bus in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Car strikes school bus in Schenectady

Friday, July 18, 2014
A car rear ended a school bus Friday afternoon on Route 7, sending one child from the bus to the hospital for evaluation.
 
SCHENECTADY

Spring resubmits state aid complaint

Thursday, July 17, 2014
After one federal agency rejected Schenectady schools Superintendent Laurence Spring's civil rights complaint, he’s sending it to a second. This time, it’s going by mail to the U.S. Department of Justice.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school board extends superintendent's contract

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
A year before Superintendent Laurence Spring’s contract would have expired, the Schenectady City School District Board of Education agreed to keep him for another four years.
 
GE will lead new electronics consortium
NISKAYUNA

GE will lead new electronics consortium

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of a $500 million power electronics consortium led by General Electric in Albany that would give companies a place to manufacture and commercialize next-generation silicon carbide semiconductor technology.
 
NISKAYUNA

Silicon carbide makes devices smaller, faster

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The goal of the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium is to develop next-generation technology that will make devices smaller, faster and more efficient.
 
NISKAYUNA

State leaders admit they don’t know nano from ‘na-nu’

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
One by one, the state’s leaders took to a podium at GE Global Research in Niskayuna to express their love for, and absolute cluelessness about, nanotechnology.
 
Mohonasen student to study climate in S. Africa
ROTTERDAM

Mohonasen student to study climate in S. Africa

Friday, July 11, 2014
Ruben McWilliams solves problems. As a freshman at Mohonasen High School this year, he created an app to make taking attendance easier on substitute teachers.
 
ALBANY

Saint Rose adjuncts file to form union

Thursday, July 10, 2014
College of Saint Rose adjunct professors announced Thursday that they filed to form a union with Adjunct Action, a project of Service Employees International Union.
 
Amsterdam High graduate still upset about censored speech
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam High graduate still upset about censored speech

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Amsterdam High School salutatorian Rebekah Izzo said officials forced her to remove parts of her speech in which she shared personal religious messages with both her fellow students and the audience at graduation.
 

Asselin feels right at home as SCCC acting president

Sunday, July 6, 2014
At first, Martha Asselin wasn’t aware of the distinction between an acting president and an interim president. Now she knows.
 
 

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