CARS HOMES JOBS
 
SCHENECTADY

Retrial starts today in Schenectady rape case

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
A man whose conviction for raping a prostitute four years ago was thrown out over juror issues is standing trial again this week.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady stabbing leaves one man injured, one man jailed

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
One man was hospitalized and another jailed after a reported stabbing Tuesday night.
 
SCHENECTADY

Leno to bring act to Proctors

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno will bring his stand-up comedy to Proctors in March, one of four new shows announced Tuesday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Amsterdam council throws support behind Schenectady casino bid

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The Amsterdam Common Council passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a proposed casino in Schenectady, looking to the project as an opportunity for jobs and revenue for the city and its residents.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County board OKs airport plan

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
A controversial plan that would allow more clearing of trees on private property near the Saratoga County Airport — but not expansion of the airport — was approved Tuesday by the county Board of Supervisors.
 
MVP to drop some Medicare plans
SCHENECTADY

MVP to drop some Medicare plans

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
MVP Health Care will discontinue some of its Medicare Advantage products to 19,805 members, the Schenectady-based health insurer announced Tuesday.
 
Cat, lasers land spot in Schenectady High yearbook
SCHENECTADY

Cat, lasers land spot in Schenectady High yearbook

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Draven Rodriguez’ cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, will be in the Schenectady High School yearbook after all.
 
WASHINGTON

Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Some of the nation's largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry for a wave of addiction and overdoses that have ravaged their communities and busted local budgets.
 
GLENVILLE

Woman takes plea deal in Glenville burglaries

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
A Glenville woman accused in a string of burglaries in 2013 could be headed to prison after pleading guilty Tuesday.
 
NY boater gets prison for fatal Hudson River crash

NY boater gets prison for fatal Hudson River crash

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
A man who was drunk when he crashed a powerboat into a construction barge, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in jail.
 
GE cuts retiree health benefits
SCHENECTADY

GE cuts retiree health benefits

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Local General Electric retirees were informed last week that their current health coverage will expire at the end of the year and they must now shop for a new plan on a private health exchange.
 
Officials tout Proctors marquee as symbol of city’s bright future
SCHENECTADY

Officials tout Proctors marquee as symbol of city’s bright future

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The new Proctors marquee was unveiled Monday afternoon, and it didn’t disappoint. It comes complete with flashing lights and a digital display that can change whenever Proctors pleases.
 
Clock ticking on Saratoga County DA's resignation decision
SARATOGA COUNTY

Clock ticking on Saratoga County DA's resignation decision

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Republican James Murphy III -- the only announced candidate to replace retiring Saratoga County Court Judge Jerry Scarano -- will have to resign by Friday in order to spur an election for the chief prosecutor seat that he's occupied since 1998.
 
Changes begin on Route 5
ALBANY AND SCHENECTADY COUNTIES

Changes begin on Route 5

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Improvements are underway to the Route 5 corridor from Albany to Schenectady to make the stretch safer for pedestrians. Police along the 15.4-mile stretch will also be out for added enforcement and education efforts
 
 

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