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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.

Glenville Town Board meeting notes new developments

The Glenville Town Board held its monthly meeting Wednesday night, and discussed new developments in town, including two recently opened restaurants.

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

NISKAYUNA

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

David Golub, who retired this spring from the grocery company started by his great-grandfather, has gone into business as a consultant specializing in helping midsized to large companies — in any industry, not just grocery retail — improve their operations and efficiency.

Niskayuna school district mulls $5.2M project

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school district mulls $5.2M project

A $5.2 million project being considered by the Niskayuna school board would replace Van Antwerp Middle School’s aging roof and set up a larger project that could go to voters in the next few years.

SCHENECTADY

Diocese: Sch'dy lay worker allegedly presented himself as a priest


The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany fired a worker at a Schenectady church earlier this year after allegations surfaced that he improperly represented himself as a priest outside the parish, a diocese spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Schenectady pep rally draws smiling crowd

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady pep rally draws smiling crowd

Hundreds of people excitedly gathered outside Schenectady City Hall this morning to show off their community pride and beaming smiles.

Erie Blvd. reopens after spill in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Erie Blvd. reopens after spill in Schenectady

A "significant" spill Wednesday morning prompted the shutdown of one direction of Erie Boulevard from State Street to Interstate 890

SCHENECTADY

Developer seeks approval for Hamilton Hill project


The Community Builders is seeking approval for its Hillside View apartment project in Hamilton Hill.

Two arrested in Sunday shooting in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Two arrested in Sunday shooting in Schenectady

Two people have been arrested in connection with Sunday’s shooting in front of Chubby’s Pizza that injured one, authorities said.

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

The inside of the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor is taking shape as operator Rush Street Gaming starts accepting applications for all future jobs there.

Niskayuna rollover closes Balltown Road

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna rollover closes Balltown Road

A rollover crash in Niskayuna Tuesday afternoon sent a driver to the hospital for minor injuries and shut Balltown Road for a time.

SCHENECTADY

Albany Street, Duane Avenue to close for paving in Schenectady

A part of Albany Street will be closed to traffic on Wednesday for paving.

Rexford Bridge construction on schedule

NISKAYUNA

Rexford Bridge construction on schedule

The Rexford Bridge roundabout will open to traffic this fall and the entire project is on schedule for completion in December of 2017, DOT Commissioner Matthew Driscoll said at a press conference Tuesday.

Bridge removal will close section of I-890

SCHENECTADY

Bridge removal will close section of I-890

Part of I-890 near General Electric will be closed for five days starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday as part of the ongoing construction work there, the state Department of Transportation said Monday.

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