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Van skids into house, ruptures gas line
SCHENECTADY

Van skids into house, ruptures gas line

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

A large van struck the side of a house on Foster Avenue in Schenectady this afternoon, rupturing a gas line and closing a few blocks of the street.
 
Saratoga police arrest 2 in BB gun robbery
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga police arrest 2 in BB gun robbery

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
City Police say a pair of local residents used a BB gun strongly resembling a semi-automatic pistol to conduct a strong-arm robbery of a South Franklin Street residence they targeted earlier this month.
 
ALBANY

NY reports lower crime rate by ex-offenders

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Fewer than 10 percent of released state inmates are returning to New York prisons for new felonies, according to the latest data from corrections officials.
 
Book program links students with their parents
NISKAYUNA

Book program links students with their parents

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Twice each year, sixth-graders at Van Antwerp Middle School and their parents head back to school after dinner for Book Links, a program that encourages sixth-graders and their parents to read together.
 
WATERFORD

Troy man allegedly extorted money from teacher

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Police say a Troy man faces extortion charges after he allegedly used a sexual relationship he had with his teacher to goad money from her for more than a year.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Seven hospitalized when vehicle hits Amish buggy in Montgomery County

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Seven people were taken to area hospitals Tuesday evening after a motor vehicle rear-ended the back of a horse drawn buggy in the town of Florida, according to authorities.
 
Schenectady shooting brings new calls for solutions
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady shooting brings new calls for solutions

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
A homicide in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood Monday night has sparked renewed calls for the city and residents to focus on efforts to help combat violent crime.
 
Coccadotts co-owner says he was forced out
CAPITAL REGION

Coccadotts co-owner says he was forced out

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
A co-owner of the popular Coccadotts Cake Shop stores in the Capital Region says he was forced out of his job last month after his fellow co-owners learned he was gay.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga restaurant’s owner weighs remodeling, relocating

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Despite good reviews, Javier’s Neuvo Latino Cuisine appears destined to join a revolving door of restaurants and clubs that haven’t been able to sustain longevity at 17 Maple Ave.
 
Area's shoppers stay ahead of the storm
CAPITAL REGION

Area's shoppers stay ahead of the storm

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Helen Weisgerber won’t be braving today’s forecasted storm for a turkey — or anything, really.
 
SCHENECTADY

In Capital Region bars tonight, a special buzz

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

It’s a night of squeals and hugs and omigods. The evening feels different, because it is different from other nights out on the town.
 
Alleged St. Johnsville sexual predator weighs deal
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Alleged St. Johnsville sexual predator weighs deal

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
A St. Johnsville man accused of sex crimes against six separate children has until the end of next week to consider a plea bargain offer or take his case to trial.
 
New bakery opens in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM

New bakery opens in Amsterdam

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

As the sun rose early Tuesday morning, a number of customers patiently waited for Nana’s Bakerz Dozen to open for the first time.
 
Woman admits theft of nearly $500K from Schenectady store
SCHENECTADY

Woman admits theft of nearly $500K from Schenectady store

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A former bookkeeper at a family-run appliance business in Schenectady admitted Tuesday to taking nearly $500,000 from the company over three years.
 
 

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