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NEW YORK

NY court OKs use of electronic signature in domestic case

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Prosecutors and domestic violence advocates are hailing a judge's ruling that allows for the use of electronic signature by a victim in a domestic violence case.
 
ALBANY

Attendance at NY state parks, historic sites rose 3% in '14

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
State officials say attendance at New York state parks and historic sites hit 62 million in 2014, a 3-percent increase over the previous year.
 

10 things to know for Thursday

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
 

Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

BEIRUT — The Islamic State group released a message late Wednesday purportedly extending the deadline for Jordan’s release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber linked to al-Qaida.
 
Amsterdam mayor, Buddhists trade barbs
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam mayor, Buddhists trade barbs

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Tensions between the city and a local Buddhist nonprofit organization escalated Tuesday when Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane called the group “disingenuous” and costly to the city.
 
‘Fearless’ sculptor Gilson recalled as pioneer
SCHENECTADY

‘Fearless’ sculptor Gilson recalled as pioneer

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A fearless wood sculptor once kicked out of galleries because his work was too daring has died.
 
Big plans for vacant Clifton Park store
CLIFTON PARK

Big plans for vacant Clifton Park store

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Windsor Development is proposing a $50 million, mixed-use redevelopment project on the site of the vacant Kmart on Route 146 near Northway Exit 9.
 
Technology firm coming to Schenectady

Technology firm coming to Schenectady

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A New York City-based technology company plans to expand in Schenectady in March under a tax-free state program, in partnership with Schenectady County Community College.
 
Realtors: Capital Region housing market flat in 2014
CAPITAL REGION

Realtors: Capital Region housing market flat in 2014

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
It’s official: Despite an active first quarter, the 2014 housing market ended with a fizzle.
 
Skidmore student charged in ‘rampage’
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore student charged in ‘rampage’

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A Skidmore student faces felony charges after he allegedly went on a rampage through a pair of campus buildings this month, making off with thousands of dollars worth of computer gear and causing more than $10,000 in damage.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County committee begins look at body cameras for deputies

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A lot of homework awaits the committee that will decide whether the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office should issue body cameras to deputies.
 
ALBANY

NY adopts regulations for liquefied natural gas facilities

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
New York state has adopted regulations covering fueling and storage facilities for liquefied natural gas, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced Wednesday.
 
GLENVILLE

Top-paid Glenville employees all police officers

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Glenville’s 10 highest-paid employees for 2014 were all members of the Police Department — which came as no surprise to the police chief or town supervisor.
 
Two children hurt when sled hits tree in Schenectady's Central Park
SCHENECTADY

Two children hurt when sled hits tree in Schenectady's Central Park

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Two children suffered minor injuries after they hit a tree while sledding in Schenectady’s Central Park on Wednesday evening.
 
CAPITAL REGION

CDTA ridership still climbs as gas prices drop

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Bus ridership has continued to rise despite the recent drop in gas prices, the Capital District Transportation Authority board was told Wednesday.
 
 

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