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Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents
DENVER

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Authorities say a hoax known as "swatting" has now become a way for players of combat-themed video games to retaliate against opponents while thousands of spectators watch. The perpetrators can watch their hijinks unfold minute by minute in a window that shows a live video image of other players.
 
US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday by Standard & Poor's.
 
New Proctors marquee to be unveiled today
SCHENECTADY

New Proctors marquee to be unveiled today

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The new digital marquee at Proctors will be unveiled later this afternoon.
 
Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor
WASHINGTON

Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
A Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism when President Barack Obama grants him the nation's highest commendation for battlefield valor.
 

10 things to know for Monday

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
 
5K, obstacles fun on Ballston farm
BALLSTON

5K, obstacles fun on Ballston farm

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
As a swath of runners get set to embark on a 5-kilometer run that includes a number of challenging obstacles, Janice Fitzpatrick is sitting on a picnic table admiring their grit and determination.
 
GLENVILLE

Glenville to replace full-time dog control officer with part-timer

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The town of Glenville is taking applications for a part-time dog control officer to replace Rick Trzeciak, the full-time officer who will retire Sept. 25.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Owner of historic house prepares to sue Clifton Park

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Local attorney Dave Lenny claims the Clifton Park historian wrongly authorized the razing of a historic barn owned by the Historic Preservation Commission’s chairman, but town officials say his accusation is retaliation for them ordering him to button up his own historic home.
 
Beloved by generations, Hoffman's closes doors
LOUDONVILLE

Beloved by generations, Hoffman's closes doors

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Hoffman’s Playland, a generational touchstone for 62 years, closed down its rides for the final time on Sunday.
 
Carrot Festival a Niskayuna end-of-summer institution
NISKAYUNA

Carrot Festival a Niskayuna end-of-summer institution

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The first Carrot Festival at Congregation Agudat Achim was a small fundraiser to pave the Niskayuna synagogue’s parking lot.
 
Woodworkers open their Clifton Park workshop to public view
CLIFTON PARK

Woodworkers open their Clifton Park workshop to public view

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Ken Evans has hand-crafted 13 banjos in the past six months and is currently working on a few more.
 
Eco-friendly burials offered at Vale Cemetery in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Eco-friendly burials offered at Vale Cemetery in Schenectady

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Vale Cemetery was established more than 150 years ago, but the historic burial place is having no trouble keeping up with the times.
 
Glenville's 5th Oktoberfest to include fireworks, beer brewed in town
GLENVILLE

Glenville's 5th Oktoberfest to include fireworks, beer brewed in town

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
This year’s Oktoberfest in Glenville will have a new ingredient: Oktoberfest beer brewed in Glenville.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Man electrocuted at Johnstown yogurt factory

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

A Schenectady man working at the Fage USA plant was electrocuted Thursday morning, police said.
 
ALBANY

Nader campaigns for Green Party in Albany

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
Ralph Nader urged an appreciative audience to "break new ground" Sunday as he stumped for the Green Party's New York gubernatorial candidate.
 
 

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