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Scotia police looking for missing teen

Scotia police looking for missing teen

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015
The Scotia Police Department is attempting to locate a 14-year-old runaway who left her village residence at 8 p.m. on Tuesday and hasn't contacted her family since.

 
Gloversville barber gives reading a boost
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville barber gives reading a boost

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
Trey Loucks climbed into the barber’s chair at Fulton County Barbershop in Gloversville Tuesday afternoon and picked up a well-read copy of “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Dr. Seuss.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Montgomery County backing needed for bypass funding

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Without Montgomery County at the table, funding may be a challenge for Fulton County’s proposed bypass to bring traffic from the Thruway to the southern edge of Fulton County.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs man arrested on child porn charges

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

A city man was arrested this week on two felony charges of possessing and promoting child pornography, city police said.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna's Hillside Avenue reopens

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015


A multiple-week detour around Hillside Avenue near the Hillcrest Village apartments has ended.
 
DUANESBURG

Duanesburg car crash victims ID'd

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

State Police identified the woman and teenage girl killed Wednesday evening in a head-on Route 30 crash as a mother and daughter from Esperance.
 
Jockey Luzzi charged after domestic dispute
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Jockey Luzzi charged after domestic dispute

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
Hours after jockey Mike Luzzi returned to riding at Saratoga Race Course following a 10-month layoff due to injury, he was charged with two felonies after an alleged domestic incident involving his wife and family just after midnight Thursday morning.
 

Teacher accused of misconduct with student tried to work at Schalmont

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
A teacher who resigned from the Watervliet City School District Aug. 28 after being charged with endangering the welfare of a minor was hired to work in the Schalmont Central School District three days earlier.
 
Johnstown music shop owners charged in arson
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown music shop owners charged in arson

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
The owners of Dad’s Musical Instruments and More in Johnstown have been accused of intentionally setting a fire that destroyed the store in April.
 
Homicide victim found in Schenectady basement ID'd
SCHENECTADY

Homicide victim found in Schenectady basement ID'd

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
The woman found dead Wednesday in the basement of 1330 Union St. was identified Friday by police as 55-year-old Valarie Washington, a resident of the building.
 
It's so dry! DEC warns Ring of Fire revelers
GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE

It's so dry! DEC warns Ring of Fire revelers

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
As residents and businesses surrounding the Great Sacandaga Lake prepare to send summer off with their annual Ring of Fire celebration Sunday night, conservation officers are warning of dangerously dry conditions over the weekend.
 
For second time, no bids for Carver Center
SCHENECTADY

For second time, no bids for Carver Center

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Community members who gathered for a second auction Thursday morning outside the former Carver Community Center in Hamilton Hill again went home disappointed after no qualifying bids of $150,000 or more were made.
 
Ballston Planning Board OKs Wal-Mart plan
BALLSTON

Ballston Planning Board OKs Wal-Mart plan

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
The Ballston Planning Board on Thursday night unanimously approved plans for a controversial Wal-Mart store to be built just south of Ballston Spa.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady neighbors ‘shocked’ by grisly discoveries

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Joe Carey, 65, grew up in Hamilton Hill. He said he chose his current apartment on Union Street, which he moved to in January, because he believed there would be fewer problems there than elsewhere.
 
 

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