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Flurry of new hotels a welcome addition

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Flurry of new hotels a welcome addition

Visitors to Schenectady area will no longer have to stay outside the Electric City or fight for one of few rooms downtown.

Man arrested for possesion of child pornography

The Cutler Street resident faces one count each of possession and promoting a sexual performance by a child, both felonies.

SCHENECTADY

Man accused of DWI in stolen car

The man faces one count of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and driving while intoxicated, both felonies.

SCHENECTADY

Stabbing results in minor injuries

The victim suffered what police described as “very minor” injuries.

Nisky super ‘impressed’ with potential Chinese partner school

Nisky super ‘impressed’ with potential Chinese partner school

Niskayuna Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra Jr. will make a presentation about his visit with the Beijing-based Montessori school next month.

Patty’s Place offers resources and a network of support

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Patty’s Place offers resources and a network of support

The program is aimed at reaching out to prostitutes in Schenectady with the eventual hope of getting them off the streets.

Schenectady police investigating homicide

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police investigating homicide

Schenectady police are investigating the death of 49-year-old Charles Dembrosky.

Woman in Rotterdam fire sent to burn unit

ROTTERDAM

Woman in Rotterdam fire sent to burn unit

A 42-year-old woman, was rescued by firefighters and transported to the Syracuse Upstate Hospital Burn Unit.

SCHENECTADY

Central Park gym closed after asbestos find


A Central Park Middle School gym has been sealed off for more than a week, after a construction worker discovered asbestos while cutting into a drain pipe.

Boy, 8, struck by car in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Boy, 8, struck by car in Schenectady

An 8-year-old boy on foot was struck by a vehicle on Van Vranken Avenue Friday evening, police said.

Aiken still passionate about the cause she started

Aiken still passionate about the cause she started

Doris Aiken was 51 years old when she started Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID), an organization that began in her home in Schenectady and took root across America.

Schenectady OKs apartments at Annie Schaffer center

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady OKs apartments at Annie Schaffer center

A long-vacant senior center is set to be converted into apartments in downtown Schenectady next year, pending approval of a state grant.

Edison and Steinmetz statues closer to basking in light

SCHENECTADY

Edison and Steinmetz statues closer to basking in light


Thomas Edison and Charles Steinmetz, two men synonymous with bringing light to the world, are still standing in the dark at the corner of Erie Boulevard and South Ferry Street.

Schenectady diner to open bakery production site

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady diner to open bakery production site


The Blue Ribbon Diner is set to expand its bakery business just in time for the holidays, with an eye on a new retail spot opening next year.

SCHENECTADY

Man accused of breaking into Schenectady High School 3 times

A school district spokeswoman Thursday evening identified small electronic devices as among the items taken.

Don't miss tonight's Gazette Holiday Parade

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Don't miss tonight's Gazette Holiday Parade

The Daily Gazette Holiday Parade always brings a big crowd to downtown Schenectady. This year’s big show, the traditional start of the holiday season, begins Saturday at 5 p.m.

Man left for dead in Schenectady basement files lawsuit

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Man left for dead in Schenectady basement files lawsuit

The man who survived being beaten and buried under a pile of debris inside a Union Street basement last year is suing the organization that placed his attacker in the apartment building.

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Proctors plans third-floor theatrical training center


The ghosts in the third floor at Proctors will have to make way for the Adeline Graham Theatrical Training and Innovation Center.

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Rexford man admits scamming two elderly women


A Rexford man accused of scamming money from two elderly women pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges earlier this month, prosecutors said.

Grant aimed at improving seating at Music Haven

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Grant aimed at improving seating at Music Haven

When it comes to Schenectady’s Central Park, the Wright family is a gift that just keeps on giving.

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