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Residents call on council to help halt Hill violence

SCHENECTADY

Residents call on council to help halt Hill violence

Several community members called on city leaders Monday night to help improve living conditions in the Hamilton Hill area following the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old earlier this month.

Debate: Skidmore draws standing-room crowd

SCHENECTADY

Debate: Skidmore draws standing-room crowd

A large crowd of Skidmore College students betrayed their inner loyalties for Hillary Clinton during a debate watch party at the college’s Tang Museum on Monday night.

Debate: Proctors puts big show on the big screen

SCHENECTADY

Debate: Proctors puts big show on the big screen

Staring up at a 50-foot screen that displayed Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump side by side, Malik Butler felt like he had a front-row seat to the first presidential debate of the 2016 election. “I feel like I’m in the crowd,” the Schenectady resident said.

Schenectady mayor to unveil proposed budget Friday

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady mayor to unveil proposed budget Friday

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy will unveil his proposed 2017 budget for the city on Friday afternoon.

ALBANY

Albany police investigating State Street bank robbery

Albany police are currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred on State Street.

Schenectady event promotes bike safety and fun

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady event promotes bike safety and fun

An event slated for 2-6 p.m. Wednesday on Craig Street is designed to be fun and to promote bicycle safety and bikes as a safe transportation option, according to organizers.

Lack of cafeteria workers a worry in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Lack of cafeteria workers a worry in Niskayuna

At the start of the 2016-2017 school year, Mark Treanor, the director of student and staff supportive services, was panicking about lunch.

Fatal medical event factor in Amsterdam crash

AMSTERDAM

Fatal medical event factor in Amsterdam crash

Fatal medical event was determined to be a factor of the crash that occurred on Friday, claiming the life of Joanna C. Maciariello, according to the Amsterdam Police Department.

Capitol Hauntings tours set to begin

ALBANY

Capitol Hauntings tours set to begin

Online registration is now available for the annual Capitol Hauntings tours of the New York State Capitol.

Stewart's, Dunkin' Donuts offer coffee deals Thursday

Stewart's, Dunkin' Donuts offer coffee deals Thursday

Stewart's Shops will be offering a free coffee in honor of National Coffee Day from noon to close on Thursday, and Dunkin' Donuts will be offering a discount cup.

Sheriff's office asks for help in identifying persons of interest

GLEN

Sheriff's office asks for help in identifying persons of interest

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in identifying persons of interest in a burglary.

Nicolla pleads not guilty in bid-rigging case

Nicolla pleads not guilty in bid-rigging case

Attorney: Charges aren't supported by facts

Poverty measures could be first step to Foundation Aid revamp

CAPITAL REGION

Poverty measures could be first step to Foundation Aid revamp

To determine state aid amounts for school districts each year, state officials rely on a handful of poverty measures and other factors that may not be as reliable as they could be.

Residents fight for future of Clifton Park wild space

CLIFTON PARK

Residents fight for future of Clifton Park wild space

The fate of one of the last remaining wild spaces in the heart of Clifton Park is at stake this fall.

Schenectady dog park to be upgraded, renovated

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady dog park to be upgraded, renovated

The dog park in Schenectady's Central Park has been all asphalt for years since it was repurposed from tennis courts. But that will change in the spring, as a neighborhood committee works to upgrade and renovate the space.

Parents sue Niskayuna High following sexual assault

NISKAYUNA

Parents sue Niskayuna High following sexual assault

Two Niskayuna High School parents are suing the district, contending it could have taken steps to prevent their daughter from being sexually assaulted at the school last year but didn’t.

St. Luke's in Schenectady celebrates groundbreaking

SCHENECTADY

St. Luke's in Schenectady celebrates groundbreaking

About 50 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday afternoon for the addition to St. Luke’s on State Street in Schenectady.

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

CLIFTON PARK

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

Eight years after 13-year-old Nick Cammarata lost his battle with an aggressive form of cancer, the Clifton Park community continues to gather for an annual run and family carnival in his honor.

SCCC officials promise growth after enrollment slide

SCHENECTADY

SCCC officials promise growth after enrollment slide

In a world of sliding community college enrollment, Schenectady County Community College’s drop in student headcount of over 10 percent this fall stands out.

Next step unclear for Keepers of the Circle

ROTTERDAM JUNCTION

Next step unclear for Keepers of the Circle

Keepers of the Circle Inc., a Native American organization founded in 1991 and located on the southern banks of the Mohawk River in western Schenectady County since 2000, have lost their non-profit status, leaving them on uncertain ground.

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