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MALTA

Ex-Nissan auto dealership to pay $120K in restitution

A former Nissan auto dealership has agreed to pay more than $100,000 in restitution for defrauding customers between 2010 and 2013, state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said Tuesday.

Zombies popping up in suburbs

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Zombies popping up in suburbs

Among the well-maintained homes and finely manicured lawns, there are hundreds of vacant homes in the area that stand out for the wrong reasons — boarded-up windows and waist-high grass in the yard.

NISKAYUNA

Audit: Niskayuna district’s policy for use of buildings outdated


Niskayuna schools have an outdated and inconsistently followed policy for use of its facilities by outside groups, according to an internal audit accepted by the school board Tuesday night.

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam church seeks to expand at new site


A Rotterdam church will move forward with plans to build an expansive new facility just down the road from its current space on Guilderland Avenue.

ATF musical promises a totally new experience

ATF musical promises a totally new experience

Tired of the same old Broadway show? Then head to Glens Falls this summer and the Charles R. Wood Theater, home of the Adirondack Theatre Festival.

Solution sought on saving Malta cemetery fence

MALTA

Solution sought on saving Malta cemetery fence


The town will consider hiring a landscape architect or other professional to come up with a plan to preserve at least part of the black wrought-iron fence around the historic Dunning Street Rural Cemetery in the middle of downtown Malta.

ALBANY

Former Stratton VA nurse faces sentencing for diverting drugs

A former hospice nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center put his addiction to pain killers before his patients, endangering them in their final days and devastating their family members, according to a federal prosecutor.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Ex-Skidmore employee sent to prison for thefts


A Rensselaer County man who stole $258,000 in electronic equipment from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs was sentenced Tuesday to 4 to 12 years in state prison.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga County supervisors OK bonds for rehab of senior housing


The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved issuing $13 million in tax-free bonds for the purchase and rehabilitation of a senior citizen housing complex in Saratoga Springs.

Schenectady Finance Commissioner DeGenova plans to retire

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Finance Commissioner DeGenova plans to retire

Schenectady City Hall is losing another top employee.

MALTA

Malta cylinders with unknown substance placed in locker


The metal cylinders found buried last week near GlobalFoundries are now safely in a storage locker, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

Cast, score light up Berkshire’s ‘Fiorello!’

When I was 15, our folks bought — in one fell swoop — LPs of “The Sound of Music,” “The Music Man,” “West Side Story” and “Fiorello!” — all of which we quickly wore out.

Clinton makes dire predictions for economy if Trump wins

COLUMBUS, Ohio

Clinton makes dire predictions for economy if Trump wins

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday criticized the business record and economic proposals of Donald Trump, predicting hewould cause a recession and global panic if elected president, and sought to dismantle his claims of being a financial genius.

Acceptance to Julliard has Saratoga grad on his way to the big stage

Acceptance to Julliard has Saratoga grad on his way to the big stage

The 18-year-old was accepted to be one of just 18 drama students enrolling at highly selective Julliard School in New York City this fall.

Fmr. UAlbany student admits role in CDTA bus incident

ALBANY

Fmr. UAlbany student admits role in CDTA bus incident

One of the three women criminally accused making false allegations of a racially motivated attack on a CDTA bus in January accepted a plea deal in the case Tuesday and read a statement apologizing for her actions.

For one Mohon kindergarten teacher, a very special graduating class

ROTTERDAM

For one Mohon kindergarten teacher, a very special graduating class

All 21 students who started in Eggleston's Bradt Elementary School (Mohonasen) kindergarten class in 2003 joined her in first grade the following year and all but one have stayed in touch ever since.

SCHENECTADY

The open seas beckon Schenectady grad

Foregoing the traditional start to college life, Griesemer will be joining around 60 other students from across the globe in the Canadian-based Class Afloat program.

Man arrested at rally tells authorities he wanted to kill Trump

Man arrested at rally tells authorities he wanted to kill Trump

A man arrested at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas on Saturday told the authorities that he had intended to kill Trump, according to a complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Nevada.

$10M of casino fee distributed to Capital Region

ALBANY

$10M of casino fee distributed to Capital Region

The Capital Region received $10 million from Rush Street Gaming’s state licensing fee for the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady.

Schenectady pools to open for summer

Schenectady pools to open for summer

Schenectady’s four public pools are opening soon for the summer.

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