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Mother of arson victims changed account of 2012 assault
SCHENECTADY

Mother of arson victims changed account of 2012 assault

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
A woman accused of perjury in connection with the 2013 Schenectady arson that killed three of her children also changed her story about an unrelated baseball bat beating a year earlier.
 
NEW YORK

Report: Skelos also target of federal investigation

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
A week after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested on corruption charges, sources have told a New York City television station that state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is the subject of a similar investigation.
 
Maplewood Manor sale to close Monday
BALLSTON SPA

Maplewood Manor sale to close Monday

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
New private owners will take over Saratoga County’s Maplewood Manor this weekend, ending years of debate about the cash-strapped nursing home’s future and tens of millions of dollars in county taxpayer subsidies for it.
 
Amsterdam leaders urged to embrace senior project
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam leaders urged to embrace senior project

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort is calling on Amsterdam officials to set aside their political differences in an effort to bring a large-scale, private-sector business to the city.
 
SCHENECTADY

Hearings set on Schenectady consolidated plan

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Two public hearings will be held in February for the city of Schenectady’s 2015 consolidated plan on housing and community development needs.
 
Woman gets 4 years in Schenectady slashing
SCHENECTADY

Woman gets 4 years in Schenectady slashing

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Kymberlee F. Davis, 30, was sentenced to as much as four years in prison in the April slashing of another woman.
 
MALTA

Meeting set on Maltaville zoning

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
The Malta Town Board will hold a public information meeting Monday, Feb. 9, on proposed zoning changes for the Maltaville area.
 
COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill honors late professor with scholarship

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
SUNY Cobleskill is honoring the memory of professor Zhongchun “ZJ” Jiang, who died unexpectedly earlier this month, with a new scholarship in his name.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Top-paid Johnstown employees saw less in 2014

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Police and fire officers again dominated the list of highest-paid employees in the city of Johnstown for 2014, holding nine spots in the top 10.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County OT costs higher; officials see no signs of ‘abuse’

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Saratoga County saw its overtime costs for rank-and-file workers rise last year, even though salaried managers or professionals remained the highest-paid employees.
 
Saratoga's Excelsior Avenue seeing new life
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga's Excelsior Avenue seeing new life

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Three separate mixed-use projects are in the works for Excelsior Avenue, each bringing a blend of apartments and retail to the area.
 
RICHMONDVILLE

C-R High School teacher placed on leave

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

An unidentified Cobleskill-Richmondville High School teacher who also coaches middle school sports is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation by the Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, the school district reported.
 

Missing Cohoes hiker found in Rocky Mountain National Park

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
A New York man who disappeared while hiking a closed snow-covered highway in Rocky Mountain National Park has been found and flown to a hospital.
 
Fatal Rotterdam fire started by heater
ROTTERDAM

Fatal Rotterdam fire started by heater

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
The fire that killed a 97-year-old Rotterdam man Wednesday night was started when a kerosene heater malfunctioned, Schenectady County Fire Coordinator John Nuzback said Thursday.
 
 

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