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ALBANY

CDPHP, NYOH contract will keep cancer patients in treatment

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
About 2,500 Capital Region patients dealing with cancer and blood disorders no longer have to worry about disruptions in their treatment or insurance coverage now that an Albany insurer and cancer specialist group have reached a contract agreement.
 
Amsterdam council, mayor meet, still squabbling
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council, mayor meet, still squabbling

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The tumultuous relationship among the mayor, the Common Council and city employees was on display Monday night during the inaugural Committee of the Whole meeting.
 
Schenectady woman gets 7 years for scalding her niece
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady woman gets 7 years for scalding her niece

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
A Schenectady woman on Monday received the maximum allowed under her conviction for severely scalding her 4-year-old niece 12 months ago — seven years in state prison.
 
Cops say fire that destroyed Glenville cafe is suspicious
GLENVILLE

Cops say fire that destroyed Glenville cafe is suspicious

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
A fire that destroyed a Glenville cafe in October was ruled suspicious, and one of the former restaurant’s managers wants people to know that the culprit may pose a threat to other area establishments.
 
Calls for ouster of NY Assembly speaker increase
ALBANY

Calls for ouster of NY Assembly speaker increase

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Control of New York’s state Assembly hung in the balance Monday night as longtime Speaker Sheldon Silver fought to keep his grip on power amid mounting calls for his resignation in the wake of federal corruption charges.
 
GREENFIELD

Four charged after cash, gun stolen in Greenfield

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

State police say four individuals from Saratoga County face felony charges after they allegedly stole money and a handgun from a Greenfield home they burglarized last week.
 
AP PHOTOS: 10 worst Northeast snowstorms in last 60 years

AP PHOTOS: 10 worst Northeast snowstorms in last 60 years

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S. Here's a look at the Northeast's Top 10 storms in the last 60 years, according to the Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale.
 
Schenectady public forum on Alco site zoning changes tonight

Schenectady public forum on Alco site zoning changes tonight

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The Schenectady City Council will hold a public hearing this evening on the proposed zoning changes for the former Alco site, now called Mohawk Harbor.
 
SCOTIA

Car stolen in Rotterdam found in Scotia

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
A car stolen from a Rotterdam garage Sunday was located Monday morning in Scotia.
 
CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency
WASHINGTON

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday.
 
Woerner calls for Sheldon Silver's resignation
ALBANY

Woerner calls for Sheldon Silver's resignation

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Capital Region Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, a Democrat who took office this year, is calling for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to resign.
 
Albany woman leads police on chase
COLONIE

Albany woman leads police on chase

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
An Albany woman is in custody and being psychiatrically evaluated after calling 911 multiple times and leading police on a high-speed chase, police said.
 
Rotterdam gas station robbed for beer, change
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam gas station robbed for beer, change

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Someone broke in to a Rotterdam gas station Sunday night and made off with beer and change, police said.
 
ALBANY

NY postpones Regents exams for storm

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The state Education Department is granting a one-time waiver allowing districts to postpone January Regents Exams, citing a "historic, extraordinary, and widespread confluence of events."
 
SAG Awards win sends 'Birdman' Oscar hopes soaring

SAG Awards win sends 'Birdman' Oscar hopes soaring

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Oscar hopes for "Birdman" got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner "Boyhood."
 
 

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