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MAYFIELD

Officials: Mayfield woman hit 12-year-old

A woman from the town of Mayfield was arrested Wednesday following a domestic disturbance.

SCHENECTADY

Registration for annual Thanksgiving program upcoming

Registration for the Concerned for the Hungry’s annual Thanksgiving program will be held in Schenectady in late October. Volunteers are needed to help as well.

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

Four Schenectady men were arrested following two separate month-long investigations by the Schenectady County Sheriff’s office into the sale of heroin and crack cocaine.

St. Johnsville agricultural high school open for business

ST. JOHNSVILLE

St. Johnsville agricultural high school open for business

Fifty-one students, all freshmen, gathered in front of David H. Robinson Elementary in St. Johnsville, where a new agricultural high school is based, and cut a ribbon signifying that the school is open for business.

Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

SCHENECTADY

Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

A Light the Street Ceremony is scheduled for Schenectady Street Saturday evening at 8 p.m., where organizers hope neighborhood residents and others will gather to remember Medina Knowles and make change.

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline protest unites community

SCHENECTADY

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline protest unites community

Community members stood across the street from Schenectady County Community College Wednesday waving signs at passing cars to protest the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota.

Officials: Saratoga Springs shelter will be open soon

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Officials: Saratoga Springs shelter will be open soon

Saratoga Springs' new emergency homeless shelter at Soul Saving Station for Every Nation church on Henry Street will be ready to open Nov. 1, officials said Wednesday.

Giant Pumpkinfest in Saratoga Springs Saturday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Giant Pumpkinfest in Saratoga Springs Saturday

A statewide contest featuring pumpkins that weigh as much as a race horse will be coming to Saratoga Springs Saturday.

Four arrested in Troy prostitution sting

TROY

Four arrested in Troy prostitution sting

The Troy Police are reporting that a prostitution sting held in the Lansingburgh section of the city resulted in the arrests of four people.

GUILDERLAND

Crossgates Mall ramp closed during off-peak hours Thursday

The ramp from Crossgates Mall in Guilderland to the northbound Northway (I-87) will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday for bridge work.

Corinth student charged with threatening school on Facebook

CORINTH

Corinth student charged with threatening school on Facebook

A 16-year-old student at Corinth High School was arrested Tuesday evening after making a post on Facebook that allegedly threatened the school, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

CVS land swap wins Burnt Hills vote

BURNT HILLS

CVS land swap wins Burnt Hills vote

Voters in the Burnt Hills Fire District have approved a land swap that will allow plans for a new CVS pharmacy on Lakehill Road to go forward.

Schoharie Fire Department gets federal funds

The Village of Schoharie Fire Department Assistant Chief John Borst III said the fire department recently received $26,000 in funding from the Department of Homeland Security.

Schoharie County abandons Seebold site for new facility

SCHOHARIE

Schoharie County abandons Seebold site for new facility

Schoharie County treasurer and flood recovery coordinator Bill Cherry recommended to the county board of supervisors that they abandon a plan to build a new jail and public safety facility on the Seebold farm site.

Fulton County deputy allegedly sold guns without permission

PERTH

Fulton County deputy allegedly sold guns without permission

An off-duty Fulton County sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday with grand larceny after he allegedly sold two handguns that were in his possession but did not belong to him.

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

The state did not violate New York children’s right to a “sound, basic education” when it slowed and cut funding of state education aid during the recession, an Albany judge ruled this week.

Reckless endangerment dropped against woman involved in fatal crash

BALLSTON SPA

Reckless endangerment dropped against woman involved in fatal crash

One of the top counts in an indictment against a Saratoga Springs woman accused of delaying calling police after a fatal late-night crash last December has been dismissed.

Say goodbye to the Pink Palace, Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Say goodbye to the Pink Palace, Saratoga Springs

A piece of Saratoga Springs history — even if it is a much-derided piece of that illustrious history — is being torn down on Union Avenue.

Investigation into Mayor McCarthy incident continues

SCHENECTADY

Investigation into Mayor McCarthy incident continues

The investigation into what happened during a May incident involving Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy continued Tuesday, four months after the incident and more than three months after a special prosecutor began investigating.

Man pleads guilty in Schenectady rape case

SCHENECTADY

Man pleads guilty in Schenectady rape case

A man pleaded guilty in a rape case Tuesday in a case aided by a jail confrontation by a third party, prosecutors said.

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