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Sherman leaving WRGB for full-time job at ESPN

Sherman leaving WRGB for full-time job at ESPN

After 21 years serving as the sports director at CBS6 (WRGB), Doug Sherman is heading to ESPN full time.

Trump Jr. faces backlash for Skittles tweet

Trump Jr. faces backlash for Skittles tweet

Donald Trump Jr. is facing intense backlash on social media after he posted a message on Twitter Monday night that compared Syrian refugees to a bowl of Skittles sprinkled with a few that “would kill you.”

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.

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.

Ibitokun-Hanks CAA Offensive Player of the Week

ALBANY

Ibitokun-Hanks CAA Offensive Player of the Week

Danes move up in rankings

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.

In UN farewell, Obama calls for global ‘course correction’

NEW YORK

In UN farewell, Obama calls for global ‘course correction’

In the last General Assembly address of his presidency, Barack Obama said the gains made in recent decades were threatened by “unease and strife.”

Officials: Ahmad Khan Rahami’s father told police in 2014 his son was a terrorist

Officials: Ahmad Khan Rahami’s father told police in 2014 his son was a terrorist

Two years before Ahmad Khan Rahami went on a bombing rampage in New York and New Jersey, his father told police that the son was a terrorist, prompting a review by federal agents, according to two senior law enforcement officials.

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.

Report: Brangelina is breaking up

Report: Brangelina is breaking up

Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, according to TMZ.

Income in rural America is growing, too

Income in rural America is growing, too

We found out that real middle-class incomes in America grew a phenomenal 5.2 percent, and that the poverty rate fell by the largest percentage in nearly 50 years.

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