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Schenectady volunteers help hungry by the thousands
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady volunteers help hungry by the thousands

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
Robert was smiling ear-to-ear Sunday morning while waiting in line to pick up the fixings for a Thanksgiving dinner.
 
Event helps find horses new homes
AMSTERDAM

Event helps find horses new homes

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
The Easy Street Horse and Barnyard Rescue held an adoption clinic Sunday in hopes of finding long-term homes for some of the horses that currently live on the farm.
 
Burnt Hills father-and-son skateboard startup sets $10K goal
BURNT HILLS

Burnt Hills father-and-son skateboard startup sets $10K goal

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Jim Thornton and son Tony launched an Indiegogo campaign Nov. 10 to test the market, get the Latitude Longboards name out to the masses and make some sales.
 
Capital Region service groups seek simple gifts
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region service groups seek simple gifts

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Local nonprofit agencies and those they serve say they don’t need expensive gadgets or the latest fashions, but instead hope the holiday season brings gifts of basic necessities, offerings of kindness and donations of time.
 
Capital Region groups gear up for traditional Thanksgiving dinners
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region groups gear up for traditional Thanksgiving dinners

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Service organizations around the Capital Region are getting ready to feed Thanskgiving dinner to literally thousands of others.
 
Annual Gazette parade kicks off holiday season
SCHENECTADY

Annual Gazette parade kicks off holiday season

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Thousands of children and adults swarmed State Street for the 47th annual Gazette Holiday Parade, which was hosted by the Chamber of Schenectady and featured more than 100 floats.
 
SCHENECTADY

Arrest made in Schenectady gold chain theft

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
A city man is accused of taking a gold chain off another person’s neck last Sunday.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga racino group awards grants

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
The Saratoga County Casino and Raceway Foundation last week awarded more than $29,000 to community organizations across Saratoga County.
 
MALTA & STILLWATER

GlobalFoundries to add water tanks at Fab 8

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
GlobalFoundries is making plans to install two giant water tanks at its Fab 8 complex to provide a backup water supply for the $10 billion computer chipmaking operation.
 
COLONIE

Boil-water order issued in Colonie

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Residents of Colonie’s Latham Water District, including the village of Colonie, are being advised to boil water used for drinking or cooking until 10 a.m. Monday.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

'Suspicious’ bag detours Gloversville race

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Police found a suspicious package near the site of Saturday’s Rail to Trail race, and the race route was changed as a result.
 
Habitat gives Schenectady family home for the holidays
SCHENECTADY

Habitat gives Schenectady family home for the holidays

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Jose Gonzalez and Maricely Torres were handed the keys to their first home — built by Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County — during a dedication ceremony Saturday.
 
CAPITOL

State legislators: Raise no priority

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Money can’t buy the votes of a growing number of state legislators voicing opposition to a proposed pay raise.
 
Spectators brave cold for candy and Santa at Johnstown parade
JOHNSTOWN

Spectators brave cold for candy and Santa at Johnstown parade

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
With 25-degree temperatures and about 5,000 people on the curbs, fire trucks, dancers, ambulances, gymnasts, angels and costumed characters all put on a show at Friday's 10th annual Classic Image Johnstown Holiday Parade
 
 

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