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Fires damage pair of homes in Schenectady County
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Fires damage pair of homes in Schenectady County

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
A woman and her baby escaped a Monday afternoon fire that destroyed a house in Duanesburg, fire officials said.
 
AMSTERDAM

Spate of car tire punctures investigated in Amsterdam

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Police are investigating after 32 cars had one or more tires punctured in the city over the weekend.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Two sitting judges vie for Schenectady County Court bench

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Two sitting judges with differing legal backgrounds are asking Schenectady County voters for a promotion to a countywide judgeship in next month’s election.
 
At Niskayuna Halloween parade, kids scare up fun
NISKAYUNA

At Niskayuna Halloween parade, kids scare up fun

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
As Sid Denofrio races around the lawn outside of Niskayuna Town Hall on Sunday dressed up in a Batman costume, his mother, Bri Denofrio, dressed up as his sidekick Robin, attempts to keep up with him.
 
SCCC marks 90th birthday of former hotel
SCHENECTADY

SCCC marks 90th birthday of former hotel

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
From the Hotel Van Curler to Schenectady County Community College, the imposing neoclassical building at the western entrance to Schenectady still stands after 90 years, following a series of changes, additions and some unexpected discoveries.
 
Albany Festival of Nations draws large, diverse crowd
ALBANY

Albany Festival of Nations draws large, diverse crowd

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
As a 6-year-old, Anna Krumpholz used to dance with other children from St. Basil’s Greek Orthodox Church at the Albany Festival of Nations.
 
YWCA program in Schenectady helps participants step into shoes of abuse victims
SCHENECTADY

YWCA program in Schenectady helps participants step into shoes of abuse victims

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Thursday afternoon I stepped into the shoes of Roz Schwartz, a retired teacher with two grown children, a grandchild on the way, and a husband who beats her on a regular basis.
 
Old Schenectady YMCA deteriorates as it awaits second life
SCHENECTADY

Old Schenectady YMCA deteriorates as it awaits second life

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Watch your step and hold your nose. That’s the advice I received before stepping into the former YMCA building at 13 State St.
 
ALBANY

Memorial tribute to author Persico to be held Nov. 17 in Albany

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park will join forces for a special memorial tribute to writer Joseph Persico from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government at 411 State St. in Albany.
 
ALBANY

Three shot, none fatally, in two incidents in Albany

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Albany police are investigating two shooting incidents that left three men with non-life threatening wounds this weekend.
 
Masked man with knife robs Schenectady gas station
SCHENECTADY

Masked man with knife robs Schenectady gas station

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
The Schenectady Police Department is looking for the man who robbed a gas station Sunday morning.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Property tax rebate welcome, for now

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
The new state refund program, which promises two years of refunds if schools and municipalities limit their tax increases and take steps to consolidate or make other efficiencies.
 
Effort aims to revive Schenectady's Hamilton Hill neighborhood
SCHENECTADY

Effort aims to revive Schenectady's Hamilton Hill neighborhood

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Plans are underway to infuse one of Schenectady’s neediest neighborhoods with a bounty of new housing for low-income families, veterans and seniors, a first phase in what would amount to a multimillion-dollar, multiphase redevelopment of Hamilton Hill.
 
Ballston Spa wants more streets in Wal-Mart traffic study
BALLSTON

Ballston Spa wants more streets in Wal-Mart traffic study

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
The village engineer says more intersections on Route 50 in Ballston Spa need to be included in a traffic study as the town of Ballston reviews plans for a Wal-Mart store.
 
 

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