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Alleged cocaine dealer arrested in Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

Alleged cocaine dealer arrested in Gloversville

Friday, May 29, 2015
A Gloversville man has been arrested for allegedly selling crack cocaine in the city, according to police.
 

Schenectady awarded $500K grant for home repairs

Friday, May 29, 2015
The city of Schenectady was awarded a $500,000 grant from the state Affordable Housing Corporation and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development for home renovations, Mayor Gary McCarthy announced Friday.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council to vote on city budget Friday

Friday, May 29, 2015
After weeks of squabbling, the Amsterdam Common Council is expected to approve its 2015-16 budget today.
 
Convicted burglar accused of defrauding FEMA after Irene
SCHOHARIE & ALBANY COUNTIES

Convicted burglar accused of defrauding FEMA after Irene

Thursday, May 28, 2015
A man who claimed federal emergency rental assistance after Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 is now facing federal charges, accused of lying to get it, according to a new federal indictment.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Error blamed for Fulton County IDA job-loss report

Thursday, May 28, 2015
What at first appeared to be a substantial loss of jobs connected to Fulton County Industrial Development Agency projects in 2013 was in fact a reporting error, according to officials.
 
Two more notices of claim filed over Jay Street fire
SCHENECTADY

Two more notices of claim filed over Jay Street fire

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Two victims of the Jay Street fire on March 6 have filed notices of claim against the city seeking costs for personal injuries and losses.
 
SCHENECTADY

Audit gives Schenectady clean bill of fiscal health

Thursday, May 28, 2015
The city’s annual independent audit for 2014 is positive and demonstrates a strong financial team, said accountant Jim Cusack of Cusack & Co. in Latham.
 
Scotia officials hopeful lake clears murky hurdle
SCOTIA

Scotia officials hopeful lake clears murky hurdle

Thursday, May 28, 2015
The beach at Collins Lake has been closed since Tropical Storm Irene sent the lake’s waters flooding over its banks and into the park in August 2011, with clay sediment from the Mohawk River making the lake’s waters too murky for public swimming.
 
$25K Lowe’s grant could help put final touches on Jack's Place
SCHENECTADY

$25K Lowe’s grant could help put final touches on Jack's Place

Thursday, May 28, 2015
The completion date for Jack’s Place at 17 Rosa Road, a temporary home for families of seriously ill patients at Ellis Hospital and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, has not yet been announced, but a $25,000 grant from Lowe’s could help push the project toward its August goal.
 
Backyard art show to help Schenectady woman fight disease
SCHENECTADY

Backyard art show to help Schenectady woman fight disease

Thursday, May 28, 2015
A backyard art show to support a Schenectady woman with a rare nerve-damaging immune disorder will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 1772 Albany St. in Schenectady.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Race Course plans met with cautious optimism at hearing

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Historic preservationists generally spoke in favor of major improvements proposed at Saratoga Race Course during a public hearing Thursday, though they said they want more details.
 
Saratoga mayor announces re-election bid
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga mayor announces re-election bid

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen announced Thursday that she’ll seek re-election this fall, saying she wants to continue her work on sustainable development and helping the homeless.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Fire damages Gloversville apartment

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Two families were displaced by a fire at a two-story apartment Wednesday morning, according to fire officials.
 
ALBANY

Phony money lands Schenectady man in prison

Thursday, May 28, 2015
A Schenectady man was sentenced this week to up to three years in state prison for possessing counterfeit bills, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
 

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