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Two historic renovations approved in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Two historic renovations approved in Schenectady

Two historic buildings on lower State Street and lower Union Street will be rehabilitated with apartments with funding from the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority.

Raucci appeals to higher court

SCHENECTADY

Raucci appeals to higher court

The former Schenectady schools facilities director who could spend the rest of his life in prison for arson and other crimes is now making a last-ditch effort to overturn his convictions by going to federal court, having failed at every level of the state court system.

Woman, unborn baby dead after jump from Schenectady house

SCHENECTADY

Woman, unborn baby dead after jump from Schenectady house


A 31-year-old woman and her unborn baby died after the woman jumped Tuesday evening from a house in Hamilton Hill.

Schenectady County boosts its contribution to SCCC budget

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County boosts its contribution to SCCC budget

The Schenectady County Legislature passed a budget for the community college Tuesday that raises the county contribution 2 percent from the previous year.

ALBANY

Schenectady heroin conspirator gets 16 years in prison


A Schenectady man who sold heroin while on supervised release for another heroin charge was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in federal prison.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Higher tobacco purchase age in Schenectady County part of growing trend


Schenectady County became the latest municipality to raise the age requirement for tobacco purchases, joining a growing effort in the tobacco prevention movement.

Tech company Dumbstruck moving to Schenectady's BizLab

SCHENECTADY

Tech company Dumbstruck moving to Schenectady's BizLab

Another tech company is moving into the New York BizLab after being approved for the state’s START-UP NY program, the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority announced on Wednesday.

Tax-troubled Bier Abbey to re-open today

Tax-troubled Bier Abbey to re-open today

The Bier Abbey in Schenectady will open for business again this afternoon at 3 p.m.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man again admits charges in two assaults

A city man who won the right on appeal to take back his guilty pleas in two assault cases pleaded guilty again Tuesday in return for a shorter prison term.

SCHENECTADY

Murder suspects arraigned in unrelated Schenectady shootings


Suspects in separate Schenectady killings earlier this year appeared in court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to new indictments filed against them.

Schenectady council boosts rates for taxi cabs

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady council boosts rates for taxi cabs


A majority of the City Council approved a taxi rate increase and a halt on additional cabs in the city during a meeting Monday evening.

Man guilty in fatal hit-and-run in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Man guilty in fatal hit-and-run in Schenectady


A judge Tuesday morning convicted Adimu Goodwin on all counts he faced for running over two people on State Street in Schenectady last year, killing one and seriously injuring the other.

Schenectady County raises age to buy tobacco products

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County raises age to buy tobacco products

Consumers will need to be 21 to purchase tobacco products in Schenectady County following the passage of a new law.

Pregnant woman dies after fall from Schenectady house

SCHENECTADY

Pregnant woman dies after fall from Schenectady house

A 31-year-old woman and her unborn baby died after the woman jumped from a house in Hamilton Hill on Tuesday evening.

After tax shutdown, Bier Abbey gets OK to reopen

SCHENECTADY

After tax shutdown, Bier Abbey gets OK to reopen

The owner of the popular restaurant on lower Union Street got the keys back to the Bier Abbey on Monday, according to James Gazzale, a spokesman for the state Department of Taxation and Finance.

McCarthy golf fundraiser tees off in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

McCarthy golf fundraiser tees off in Schenectady

Mayor Gary McCarthy is holding his annual mayor’s golf tournament today at the Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.

Permit case against Glenville ropes course continuing

GLENVILLE

Permit case against Glenville ropes course continuing

A judge has denied a motion to dismiss the case against the owners of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville.

Digging for facts about your house?

Digging for facts about your house?

Homeowners in “Old Niskayuna” are in agreement. The Stockade and the GE Realty Plot aren’t the only neighborhoods with interesting house histories.

Schenectady fish story ends with cold cash

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady fish story ends with cold cash

George Marx said he plans to stuff and mount the alligator gar he caught in Central Park’s Iroquois Lake after the elusive animal captured the attention of people young and old, fisherman and nonfisherman.

SCHENECTADY

Upgrades planned for Schenectady's wastewater treatment facilities


The city has received a $5 million grant and nearly $19 million loan from the state to invest in its water infrastructure.

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