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Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

GLENVILLE

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

The Schenectady County Airport will receive more than $2 million in funding for runway and equipment upgrades.

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

SCHENECTADY

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

The Schenectady Van Curler Music Store has lost a long battle with the internet.

Niskayuna High School teacher to be honored with Presidential Award

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna High School teacher to be honored with Presidential Award

President Obama will honor Niskayuna High School teacher Daniel F. Mattoon with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching on Sept. 8.

Majority of equipment removed from one of Central Park's playgrounds

SCHENECTADY

Majority of equipment removed from one of Central Park's playgrounds

A majority of equipment, except for the swing sets, at one of Schenectady's Central Park’s playgrounds was removed by the city recently.

Albany Med breaks ground on Union Street center

NISKAYUNA

Albany Med breaks ground on Union Street center

Albany Medical Center and local officials broke ground Monday on an $8.5 million care and special services center at 1769 Union St.

After months of planning, Vietnam memorial replica to arrive in Princetown

PRINCETOWN

After months of planning, Vietnam memorial replica to arrive in Princetown

The Wall That Heals, a Vietnam memorial replica, will arrive in Princetown on Tuesday after months of planning and preparation.

Chez Nous among businesses honored by Chamber of Schenectady County

Chez Nous among businesses honored by Chamber of Schenectady County

The Chamber of Schenectady County is recognizing several local businesses and business leaders with awards during an event in October.

Mohonasen officials look to drop speed limit on portion of  Helderberg Avenue

ROTTERDAM

Mohonasen officials look to drop speed limit on portion of Helderberg Avenue

Mohonasen officials and state Sen. George Amedore, R-Rotterdam, are working to establish a safe school zone near the building’s rear entrance off Helderberg Avenue.

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

SCHENECTADY

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

Front Street between Erie Boulevard and Monroe Street will be closed to all but local traffic at certain times over the next two weeks.

Home game for Whitley

TROY

Home game for Whitley

Something unusual happened Saturday night during the Tri-City ValleyCats game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy. When the opposing team’s center fielder stepped into the box in the top of the first inning with no men on and two outs, the crowd actually cheered.

Niskayuna school board looks to tighten athletic code of conduct

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school board looks to tighten athletic code of conduct

Niskayuna school officials plan to report the number of athletic code of conduct violations, allegations, investigations and consequences doled out, under a revised code that still needs final school board approval.

NISKAYUNA

‘Upskirting,’ ‘voyeurism’ to be added to list of student offenses at Niskayuna

In response to the arrest of a pair of students who allegedly took surreptitious pictures of female students, the Niskayuna school board is planning to cite “upskirting” for prohibition in its student code of conduct.

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

DUANESBURG

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash


Two lawsuits have now been filed related to the crash last year that killed three members of the same family and sent the impaired driver who caused it to prison.

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Donald “The Soul Man” Hyman knows the “Stomp,” knows The Dovells and knows dozens of other dances from the 1960s.

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

Testimony in the case of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville could conclude next week, after day two of the trial featured just one witness taking the stand.

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna


The Evergreen Olive Oil Co., which opened Aug. 13 in Niskayuna, is bringing better taste to the community with a few unique products.

Duanesburg district may hold winter vote on veterans tax break

DUANESBURG

Duanesburg district may hold winter vote on veterans tax break


Duanesburg school district voters will likely have a chance this winter to decide if they are willing to pay more in taxes so that veterans can pay less.

6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

SCHENECTADY

6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

Six parks in the city are getting new playground equipment by October, and plans are underway to enhance Central Park.

SCHENECTADY

Basketball tourney, school supplies giveaway set in Schenectady


Organizers hope to start the school year off right with the inaugural Back to School Classic and Community Day — a basketball tournament and school supplies giveaway at Central Park on Aug. 27 and 28.

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston Magazine may be shocked that anyone would rather live here than in their city ... but we can think of some pretty great reasons to stay right here.

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