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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.

Two percent pay increase 'new normal' for Schenectady schools

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Two percent pay increase 'new normal' for Schenectady schools

A two percent annual salary increase is the new normal for Schenectady City School District employees as Superintendent Larry Spring sees that as financially sustainable in the long run.

Saratoga County Republican Committee chooses new chairman

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County Republican Committee chooses new chairman

The Saratoga County Republican Committee has chosen Steve Bulger of Clifton Park as the new party chairman, replacing John Herrick.

Retired Malta town supervisor publishes island guidebook

MALTA

Retired Malta town supervisor publishes island guidebook

Since retiring as Malta town supervisor at the end of last year, Paul Sausville has had time for something entirely different - he just published a guidebook for potential visitors to one of the smaller, more remote tourist islands of the French West Indies, Marie-Galante.

Groundbreaking at St. Luke's set for Sept. 25

SCHENECTADY

Groundbreaking at St. Luke's set for Sept. 25

The groundbreaking for construction of St. Luke’s Church’s 8,000 square-foot pastoral center will be held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 25 at St. Luke’s, 1241 State St.

New upstate area code announced: 838

ALBANY

New upstate area code announced: 838

The New York State Public Service Commission announced Tuesday that a new area code number has been assigned for eastern upstate New York: 838.

Schenectady GOP endorses Jurczynski for City Council

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady GOP endorses Jurczynski for City Council

Schenectady Republicans have endorsed Alex Jurczynski in the race for a recently-vacated City Council seat.

Domestic violence in past of teen accused of Schenectady murder

SCHENECTADY

Domestic violence in past of teen accused of Schenectady murder

Aspects of Raekwon Stover’s past, including a prior allegation of domestic violence by Stover against a different teen, came into focus Monday, two days after police charged him with killing his girlfriend.

'Talk Like a Pirate Day' in-arrrgh-uably a great time in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK

'Talk Like a Pirate Day' in-arrrgh-uably a great time in Clifton Park

Young pirate enthusiasts gathered in the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Monday to celebrate annual Talk Like A Pirate Day.

DEC: new environmental review for Albany's Global Companies

ALBANY

DEC: new environmental review for Albany's Global Companies

Community leaders called it a victory after the Department of Environmental Conservation ruled that Global Companies will undergo an entirely new application process for its Albany crude oil terminal.

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