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ALBANY

NY plan to stop spread of aquatic invasive species

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
New York environmental officials are accepting public comments on their plan to check the spread of aquatic invasive species.
 
Saratoga  restaurant adds heated outdoor dining
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga restaurant adds heated outdoor dining

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
The owners of 15 Church are undertaking a project adjacent to their 60-seat, fine-dining restaurant that will transform a vacant lot into a heated outdoor eatery designed to remain open for at least three seasons out of the year and maybe longer.
 
ALBANY

Schenectady man admits lying on firearm form

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
A Schenectady man has pleaded guilty to lying on federal forms when he purchased a rifle five years ago.
 
MALTA

Schenectady man faces drug counts in Malta

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Authorities say a Schenectady man faces drug charges after he was nabbed selling crack cocaine Tuesday behind the McDonald’s near Northway Exit 12.
 
Coaching just part of coach’s job these days
COLONIE

Coaching just part of coach’s job these days

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
A college coach’s job is to win. A college coach’s job is to mold teens and 20-somethings in and out of the classroom. A college coach’s job is to hand out coffee to commuters.
 
43RD SENATE DISTRICT

43rd state Senate District race about record

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
State Sen. Kathy Marchione wants another term to help foster economic growth in the 43rd district, but Democratic opponent Brian Howard says she’s emblematic of the pay-to-play politics that continues to hamper progress in Albany.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs forum to focus on airman’s Vietnam War photos

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Robert Witowski’s photographs — some never displayed publicly before — will be the focus of a two-hour forum starting at noon today at the Saratoga Springs library.
 
Buyer may revive Glenville club
GLENVILLE

Buyer may revive Glenville club

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
The former Woodlin Club in Glenville will soon have a new owner who is open to transforming the property into anything the town and neighbors prefer.
 
SCOTIA

GOP challenges Democratic control of Scotia village government

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Scotia Mayor Kris Kastberg is being challenged for re-election by a Republican with extensive experience in government finance who promises to pass a budget that stays under the state tax cap for the first time in three years.
 
Hawkins: It’s not easy being Green
SCHENECTADY

Hawkins: It’s not easy being Green

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for governor, visited Arthur’s Market at North Ferry Street in Schenectady on Wednesday, where he answered questions for nearly two hours from local residents.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady council continues to chip away at ’15 budget

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
The Schenectady City Council is aiming to reduce a 3 percent property tax hike in the proposed 2015 budget down to 1 percent. But that’s still not enough for a couple of the council members.
 
MOHAWK

Montgomery County forum explores ideas on shared services

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Montgomery County officials hosted a forum Wednesday evening to discuss ways to increase shared service programs and build trust among municipalities in the county.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man unhappy attacker gets only six months

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
A city man was sentenced Wednesday to six months in jail for attacking another man and breaking his leg last November.
 
CDTA riders to get real-time info on buses
CAPITAL REGION

CDTA riders to get real-time info on buses

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
CDTA officials Wednesday went live with a real-time passenger information program for its fixed bus routes, using GPS and other technology to locate buses and determine how far they are from a particular stop.
 
 

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