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Families flock to Mohawk Avenue for annual Scotia celebration

SCOTIA

Families flock to Mohawk Avenue for annual Scotia celebration

‘Tis the season for holiday celebrations, and community members came out in force on Sunday to commemorate a regular tradition in the Village of Scotia.

Out of tragedy emerges hope for young athletes

Out of tragedy emerges hope for young athletes

A longtime school athletics coach in the Capital Region, McIntyre decided to begin a sports scholarship program in his son’s name and honor. But he wanted to do something more.

One outfit grows to become entire storeroom of clothes at Mohonasen

One outfit grows to become entire storeroom of clothes at Mohonasen

The "Anchor Room," a judgement-free space for students to get the clothing, toiletries, and food they may need, is maintained by a Mohonasen High School teacher and her alternative education students.

School voters have say on capital projects, vets tax break

DUANESBURG AND NISKAYUNA

School voters have say on capital projects, vets tax break

Two important measures will go to vote this week in the Duanesburg and Niskayuna school districts, a potential tax break for district veterans and a building project, respectively.

New Christmas tradition for Hamilton Hill

New Christmas tradition for Hamilton Hill

The new tradition, lighting a community Christmas tree, was in part a show of unity for a neighborhood that was significantly impacted by gun violence this past year.

Niskayuna proposes approaching new problems with a new position

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna proposes approaching new problems with a new position

The school board is considering a case management position to help tackle the complex issues many students in the district are facing including family issues, emotional trouble, and drug use.

Man draws 13-year sentence for beating Schenectady officer

SCHENECTADY

Man draws 13-year sentence for beating Schenectady officer

Schenectady police Officer Mark Weekes recounted in court Friday the lasting injuries he suffered at the hands of a trained MMA fighter.

Schenectady Education Foundation awards $26K in teacher grants

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Education Foundation awards $26K in teacher grants

Sixth-grade girls at Schenectady’s three middle schools will have a chance in the spring to spend a day doing science and engineering, thanks to the newest round of Schenectady Education Foundation grants.

Glenville's 109th rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole

GLENVILLE

Glenville's 109th rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole

109th official: 'Ailing' Buzz Aldrin, second man on the moon, has been flown to McMurdo Station

Hometown Health opens two Schenectady school-based clinics

SCHENECTADY

Hometown Health opens two Schenectady school-based clinics

A pair of new school-based health clinics run by Hometown Health – one at the high school and the second at Mont Pleasant Middle School – had their ribbon-cutting on Wednesday.

Members meeting at Niskayuna Co-op brings up new ideas

NISKAYUNA

Members meeting at Niskayuna Co-op brings up new ideas

In the midst of falling sales and tougher competition, member turn-out tripled at the Niskayuna Co-op bi-annual members meeting on Tuesday evening.

Schenectady officials honor Golubs for miSci contributions

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady officials honor Golubs for miSci contributions

A celebratory atmosphere floated over miSci in Schenectady Wednesday morning as local officials and museum leaders gathered to celebrate Neil and Jane Golub.

Mastroianni Brothers name, recipes purchased by Utica company

ALBANY

Mastroianni Brothers name, recipes purchased by Utica company

The legendary Mastroianni Brothers Bakery's name will live on, despite the company's shutdown in July and bankruptcy in September.

Alplaus Avenue bridge reopens after lengthy reconstruction

ALPLAUS

Alplaus Avenue bridge reopens after lengthy reconstruction

The Alplaus Avenue bridge opened on Wednesday after five months of reconstruction, which divided the Alplaus hamlet and causes traffic delays.

Report: Albertsons in talks to buy Price Chopper

SCHENECTADY

Report: Albertsons in talks to buy Price Chopper

The Golub family on Wednesday downplayed rumors that Price Chopper could soon be sold to Albertsons.

After-school fight spills into Schenectady neighbor’s yard

SCHENECTADY

After-school fight spills into Schenectady neighbor’s yard

An after-school fight promoted by students at Schenectady High School on Monday broke out a few blocks from school a half-hour after dismissal, knocking down part of a fence and spilling into the backyard of a Glenwood Boulevard home.

Is GPS at fault for repeated Glenville railroad bridge accidents?

GLENVILLE

Is GPS at fault for repeated Glenville railroad bridge accidents?

In a bizarre turn of events, a second tractor-trailer hit a low railroad overpass in Glenville Monday evening, just hours after a similar incident at the rail bridge on Glenridge Road.

Protective vests donated to Schenectady police dogs

SCHENECTADY

Protective vests donated to Schenectady police dogs

Two city police department police dogs have received bullet and stab-proof vests, thanks to a donation from a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization.

Mastroianni Brothers naming rights, equipment to be auctioned this week

SCHENECTADY

Mastroianni Brothers naming rights, equipment to be auctioned this week

Mastroianni Brothers Bakery is up for auction this week, nearly three months after the shuttered business filed for bankruptcy.

Santabarbara-sponsored autism support bill signed into law

SCHENECTADY

Santabarbara-sponsored autism support bill signed into law

A bill sponsored by a local state assemblyman that will lead to a state autism action plan has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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