CARS HOMES JOBS
 
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
 
City stands firm on dog shelter
SCHENECTADY

City stands firm on dog shelter

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The dogs held in the city’s animal shelter are getting more secure water bowls and will be fed twice a day, but not much else is changing in the wake of criticism from animal-rights activists.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Mohawk River watershed public hearing is tonight

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The Mohawk River Watershed Coalition will hold a meeting tonight at Schenectady County Community College in an effort to better inform the public on a new plan to preserve the Mohawk River watershed.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Maplewood Manor sale gets a step closer

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Staff at the state Department of Health is recommending the planned sale of Saratoga County’s Maplewood Manor nursing home to a private operator be approved by the state agency.
DOH staff is recommending approval with a number of conditions.
 
PROVIDENCE

Reassessment a hot topic in Providence

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The only town that never accepted the results of a Saratoga County-led property reassessment more than 30 years ago is looking at doing its own reassessment now.
 
City’s poor get place to be heard, St. Joseph's Place
SCHENECTADY

City’s poor get place to be heard, St. Joseph's Place

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
There are agencies on Hamilton Hill that provide the poor with food, clothing and shelter, but there’s one need that often goes unmet — the need to be heard. That’s what Sister Ann Christi Brink and Sister Linda Neil discovered when they interviewed human service agencies.
 
Tkaczyk, Amedore debate to be hosted by Daily Gazette
SCHENECTADY

Tkaczyk, Amedore debate to be hosted by Daily Gazette

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The Daily Gazette is hosting a debate next Tuesday between Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk and George Amedore in the race for the 46th Senate District seat.
 
SCHENECTADY

GE building evacuated after generator malfunction

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
A malfunction during testing of a generator caused a small side building at the General Electric plant downtown to be evacuated this afternoon, a company spokeswoman said.
 
Live-in helper admits to killing Albany man

Live-in helper admits to killing Albany man

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
A Wynantskill woman admitted Tuesday to killing a 79-year-old Albany man, a man to whom she served as a live-in helper, authorities said.
 
 

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