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Floods biggest fear for Mohawk Harbor
SCHENECTADY

Floods biggest fear for Mohawk Harbor

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
What’s scarier than a casino? Flooding, at least in the minds of many Schenectady residents who wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this summer.
 
Documentary series tells story of wounded Glenville veteran
GLENVILLE

Documentary series tells story of wounded Glenville veteran

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Jamel Daniels’ experience in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Marines and his long road to recovery from an improvised explosive device blast will be broadcast at 1 p.m. Sunday in “Jamel: Operation Honor,” part of the documentary series, “Wounded: The Battle Back Home,” being broadcast on MSNBC.
 
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam budget caught up in party battle

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Rotterdam’s Republican Town Board members proposed 26 budget amendments Wednesday night, and all but six failed by a 2-2 vote.
 
Schenectady chocolate maker adds Latham shop
LATHAM

Schenectady chocolate maker adds Latham shop

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Uncle Sam’s Homemade Chocolates, a Schenectady staple since 1930, has opened a second store at Newton Plaza, just off the busy Route 9 corridor in Latham.
 
SCHENECTADY

Grant will help pay for NYBizLab facade replacement

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
The First Niagara building in downtown Schenectady will undergo a $1.8 million renovation that includes two new facades.
 
Opening of DoubleTree hotel in Schenectady set for June
SCHENECTADY

Opening of DoubleTree hotel in Schenectady set for June

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
It will be another few seasons before visitors to Schenectady can stay the night at a planned DoubleTree by Hilton.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Metroplex OKs $7.5M spending plan

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
The Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority board has approved a $7.5 million budget for next year.
 
SCHENECTADY

Grant will help New Choices extend treatment for addictions

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
A $100,000 state grant will help New Choices Recovery Center create a demonstration project for reducing the relapse rate among discharged patients
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Jail guard suing Schenectady County

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A 12-year corrections officer at the Schenectady County jail is suing the sheriff’s department and county, alleging she has been repeatedly shut out of promotions because of her race and gender.
 
COEYMANS

Port of Coeymans seeks to be Half Moon’s year-round home

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The Port of Coeymans wants to be the home for the Half Moon, the replica of Henry Hudson’s Dutch ship that has been educating area students since 1999, but could be relocated to The Netherlands because of a lack of funds and permanent berth.
 
SCHENECTADY

Veteran local attorneys seek Schenectady City Court bench

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Schenectady’s newest City Court judge will be one of two veteran local attorneys. It will be up to voters next month to choose which gets the job.
 
Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Wednesday night’s televised gubernatorial debate drew only about 30 people to Proctors’ GE Theater, most in support of Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins.
 
Metroplex OKs Alco site environmental review
SCHENECTADY

Metroplex OKs Alco site environmental review

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Metroplex voted Wednesday night to finalize an updated environmental review of the former Alco site, fulfilling the last local approval needed for the Schenectady site to receive a casino license.
 
SCHENECTADY

Historic Schenectady firehouse may see new life

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
A decaying fire station on Third Avenue will finally be fixed if the City Council approves the proposed capital plan included in the 2015 city budget.
 
GLENVILLE

State moves ahead with Glenville water line extension

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The design of a water line extension for about 112 homes in the path of a slow-moving groundwater contamination plume is underway.
 
 

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