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Man stabbed in chest in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Man stabbed in chest in Schenectady

A man was stabbed in the chest Wednesday evening and is in critical condition.

Schenectady Smiles returns for second year

Schenectady Smiles returns for second year

A local public relations firm is looking to build off the hundreds of smiles during last year’s Miles of Smiles event in downtown with a Schenectady Smiles Photo Contest this summer.

Suicide in Schenectady's Central Park

SCHENECTADY

Suicide in Schenectady's Central Park


A man committed suicide at Central Park Wednesday afternoon.

Schenectady County may raise age to buy tobacco

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County may raise age to buy tobacco

A public hearing will be held in early July for a proposed law that would raise the age requirement to purchase tobacco products in Schenectady County to 21.

GLENVILLE

Water line break displaces residents at Glenville nursing home


A water main break on Sunday night has temporarily displaced some residents at the Baptist Nursing Home.

Niskayuna grad a hero in Orlando gay club shooting

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna grad a hero in Orlando gay club shooting

As the first shots of the mass shooting at Pulse went off, Imran Yousuf’s first thoughts were on escape. Not just for himself, but for all of those around him, according to Imran Yousuf’s brother, Ameer Yousuf.

SCOTIA

Scotia to build sidewalks linking schools

The village plans to provide sidewalks for students walking to two elementary schools.

Schenectady apartment project gets state funding

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady apartment project gets state funding

An apartment project planned in Hamilton Hill was approved for funding by the state Homes and Community Renewal and is expected to get underway in January.

Fire breaks out in Schenectady house

SCHENECTADY

Fire breaks out in Schenectady house

A fire broke out at a two-family home in Hamilton Hill Tuesday morning and is now under control.

ROTTERDAM

Assemblyman Santabarbara targets zombie properties


Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, launched an effort in town Monday to hold banks accountable for abandoned properties.

Owner of Puzzles Bakery in Schenectady eyes second location

SCHENECTADY

Owner of Puzzles Bakery in Schenectady eyes second location

Puzzles Bakery & Cafe has been everything Sara Mae Hickey hoped it would be when she opened it, and more. So she’s looking to do more.

Schenectady vigil for Orlando victims urges tolerance, unity

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady vigil for Orlando victims urges tolerance, unity

For the first time on Monday a rainbow flag flapped in the wind alongside an American flag at Schenectady City Hall.

Police ID officers involved in Schenectady gunman shooting

SCHENECTADY

Police ID officers involved in Schenectady gunman shooting

Schenectady police say detectives Ryan Kent and Brett Ferris were the officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man with a handgun in Mont Pleasant on Monday.

Guilty plea in Schenectady murder, kidnap case

SCHENECTADY

Guilty plea in Schenectady murder, kidnap case

Harold M. Ortiz, 45, pleaded guilty in Schenectady County Court this morning for the murder of Valerie Washington, 55, and also pleaded guilty for the kidnapping of Ralph Carson, 65.

550 receive degrees fron Union College

SCHENECTADY

550 receive degrees fron Union College

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker took the opportunity as keynote speaker of Union College’s 222nd commencement to shine a fresh light on one of the school’s most prominent graduates.

Used American flag collection a star-spangled success

ROTTERDAM

Used American flag collection a star-spangled success

Bob Serotta saw bunches of grand old flags Sunday.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Metroplex bond cap increase requested again

The Schenectady County Legislature has asked the state to increase the bonding authority of the Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority.

High school group facilitates conversations about race, inclusion

SCHENECTADY

High school group facilitates conversations about race, inclusion

The Roots Club, which formed earlier this school year and promotes dialogue about race and inclusion, let the whole school vote on who it wanted to immortalize with a mural. That mural of the iconic "Hope" poster from Obama's 2008 campaign, was unveiled last week.

Schenectady County Jail inmate kills self

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady County Jail inmate kills self

An inmate at the Schenectady County Correctional Facility who attempted suicide early Sunday morning has died, the Sheriff’s Office announced.

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna expands online system

Niskayuna parents will be asked to submit student health, emergency and directory information online for the upcoming school year.

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