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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

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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.

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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

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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.

Schenectady workshop to provide expertise to filmmakers

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Schenectady workshop to provide expertise to filmmakers

A film lab will be held in Schenectady next month, in partnership with the newly formed Schenectady Film Commission, to help push local films to market.

Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

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Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

The anguish of LaSean Gause’s family could only be expressed out loud Monday by a prosecutor. But it could plainly be seen in the courtroom gallery through Gause’s mother.

Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

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Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

In a courtroom Monday, Vanessa Washington held a photo of her sister, Valerie. “The murder of my sister,” Vanessa Washington said at Harold Michael Ortiz's sentencing, “has left a deep hole in our souls."

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

The overpass has a 10-foot, 10-inch clearance, which is labeled with signs. The sign, however, is covered with black graffiti.

Smiles winners to be announced at Wednesday pep rally

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Smiles winners to be announced at Wednesday pep rally

The Schenectady Smiles pep rally, coordinated by local marketing firm Buzz Media Solutions, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on the front steps of Schenectady City Hall on Jay Street.

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Company fined in criminal case files suit in Schenectady


A local company that paid $77,000 in restitution to a local construction firm in a criminal case is now suing that construction company alleging nearly $55,000 in unpaid bills.

Study: Schenectady Guyanese healthy food buyers

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Study: Schenectady Guyanese healthy food buyers

Where you buy your food can contribute to risk for obesity as much as what food you buy, a new study indicates.

Princetown church celebrates two centuries of worship

Princetown church celebrates two centuries of worship

Most people looking for a fresh start in the New World wouldn’t have picked Currie’s Bush to call home.

Mariaville school sold to contractor

MARIAVILLE

Mariaville school sold to contractor


An Amsterdam-based contractor purchased Schalmont’s old Mariaville Elementary School for $175,000 and plans to convert the vacant school building into apartments targeted to retirees and seniors.

Duanesburg veterans push for tax exemption

DUANESBURG

Duanesburg veterans push for tax exemption


Dozens of Duanesburg veterans are pushing the school board to adopt a veterans tax exemption, but school officials argue the question should be put up to all voters — in May.

Capital Region charities the real winners in softball tourney

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Capital Region charities the real winners in softball tourney


There was something strange about the outfield fence at this year’s F.O.P. 8, the annual charity softball tournament hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35.

Car crashes into Subway

GLENVILLE

Car crashes into Subway

The car crashed through the brick building at 307 Saratoga Rd. around 11:40 a.m. and stopped in the middle of Subway, in front of the counter.

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