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Community gathers to discuss growing violence

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Community gathers to discuss growing violence

Over a hundred people attended the ceremony at the Hamilton Hill Arts Center, which organizers named “Light the Streets” because all of the street lights on Schenectady Street are out.

Mr. Fix-it: Technician wins Subaru’s national competition

Mr. Fix-it: Technician wins Subaru’s national competition

With only ten years of experience, DeGraff cinches a win in Philadelphia and will head to the international competition next fall.

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Part of Schenectady's Eastern Ave. to close Monday

A section of Eastern Avenue will close Monday to all but local traffic while new water service is installed, city officials said.

Schenectady teen’s life mourned — and celebrated

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Schenectady teen’s life mourned — and celebrated

On a day of sorrow, Betty Murray remembered a car ride.

Nanotechnology, acting, welding, all find new Mohon home

Nanotechnology, acting, welding, all find new Mohon home

Students from across the Capital Region explore Mohonasen High School's new Center for Advanced Technology. The facility is home to classes in welding, manufacturing, and drama, as well as BOCES programs.

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Police: Schenectady man hit father in head with beer can

A Schenectady man used a can to hit his 82-year-old father in the head earlier this month, authorities said.

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Schenectady teen accused of throwing bottle, causing damage

A Schenectady teen faces charges, accused of throwing a glass bottle last month, damaging a truck and injuring a motorcyclist hit by broken glass, authorities said.

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Authorities: Cohoes woman set clothes on fire, damaged car

A Cohoes woman broke into a Schenectady apartment and set fire to articles of clothing and damaged a car with fire earlier this month, authorities said.

Best-selling author talks 'others' at SCCC

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Best-selling author talks 'others' at SCCC

Wes Moore has a long list of accolades that follows his name as a speaker. But none of them equate to success, Moore told a crowd of students, faculty and community members at Schenectady County Community College on Thursday.

2017 proposed budget will be available to Schenectady residents

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2017 proposed budget will be available to Schenectady residents

Schenectady residents will have a chance Oct. 11 to chime in on the city’s proposed 2017 budget after the spending plan is officially approved at the council’s Monday meeting.

Police: Students detained for having fake gun at high school

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Police: Students detained for having fake gun at high school

Police detained two male youths at Schenectady High School after responding to a report of a person with a weapon on school grounds at 2:45 p.m.

Glenville town supervisor provides initial look at budget

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Glenville town supervisor provides initial look at budget

Glenville Town Supervisor Chris Koetzle provided an initial look at the town’s 2017 budget during Wednesday night’s board meeting.

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Registration for annual Thanksgiving program upcoming

Registration for the Concerned for the Hungry’s annual Thanksgiving program will be held in Schenectady in late October. Volunteers are needed to help as well.

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

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Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

Four Schenectady men were arrested following two separate month-long investigations by the Schenectady County Sheriff’s office into the sale of heroin and crack cocaine.

Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

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Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

A Light the Street Ceremony is scheduled for Schenectady Street Saturday evening at 8 p.m., where organizers hope neighborhood residents and others will gather to remember Medina Knowles and make change.

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline protest unites community

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Dakota Access Oil Pipeline protest unites community

Community members stood across the street from Schenectady County Community College Wednesday waving signs at passing cars to protest the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota.

Investigation into Mayor McCarthy incident continues

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Investigation into Mayor McCarthy incident continues

The investigation into what happened during a May incident involving Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy continued Tuesday, four months after the incident and more than three months after a special prosecutor began investigating.

Man pleads guilty in Schenectady rape case

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Man pleads guilty in Schenectady rape case

A man pleaded guilty in a rape case Tuesday in a case aided by a jail confrontation by a third party, prosecutors said.

Two percent pay increase 'new normal' for Schenectady schools

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Two percent pay increase 'new normal' for Schenectady schools

A two percent annual salary increase is the new normal for Schenectady City School District employees as Superintendent Larry Spring sees that as financially sustainable in the long run.

Groundbreaking at St. Luke's set for Sept. 25

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Groundbreaking at St. Luke's set for Sept. 25

The groundbreaking for construction of St. Luke’s Church’s 8,000 square-foot pastoral center will be held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 25 at St. Luke’s, 1241 State St.

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