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Schenectady residents eye stronger police review board

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady residents eye stronger police review board

Community members at a Wednesday night forum on police and race relations called for strengthening Schenectady’s police review board, which looks into complaints about officer behavior.

Niskayuna man wins title of greatest Yankees fan

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna man wins title of greatest Yankees fan

Sidoti, of Niskauyuna, was honored Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium, where the Yankees were playing the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Schenectady startup receives almost $2M in local funding

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady startup receives almost $2M in local funding

Lottery Rewards, a startup based in the New York BizLab on State Street, has received almost $2 million in funding from local investors.

Heavy equipment transportation to close portion of I-890

ROTTERDAM

Heavy equipment transportation to close portion of I-890

A portion of Interstate 890 will close early Monday morning in Rotterdam while General Electric transports oversized equipment to nearby Lock 8 on the Erie Canal for shipment.

Niskayuna's SI Group to acquire Texas manufacturing facility

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna's SI Group to acquire Texas manufacturing facility

The SI Group, headquartered in Niskayuna, announced on Wednesday that it is expanding its production capabilities with an agreement to acquire the TPC Group manufacturing facility of Baytown, Texas.

Schenectady man faces attempted murder charge

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man faces attempted murder charge

A Schenectady man put a gun to a woman’s head and pulled the trigger Sunday, trying to kill her, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Struggle at Schenectady traffic stop injures officer

A Schenectady man struggled with police last week after a traffic stop, injuring an officer, according to authorities.

SCHENECTADY

Police: Schenectady man stole appliances from residence

According to authorities, a Schenectady man stole several appliances from a residence earlier this year.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teen accused of assault, robbery

A Schenectady teen struck another person and stole the victim’s cell phone Saturday, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of hitting, kicking woman

A Schenectady man faces charges he hit and kicked a woman last week, causing serious injuries, authorities said.

Police: Schenectady man attempted to bribe officers

SCHENECTADY

Police: Schenectady man attempted to bribe officers

A man wanted on an arrest warrant found himself charged with felony bribery Friday, accused of waiving a $100 bill at officers and asking to “take care of this right now,” authorities said.

Schenectady man accused of menacing police officer

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of menacing police officer

Officers responded to a report of an emotionally disturbed person Monday in Schenectady and found a man with a knife demanding officers shoot him, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police, fire to participate in gas leak simulation

The city’s fire and police departments will participate Thursday in an exercise with National Grid to “evaluate response and interoperability between agencies,” according to a prepared statement from Mayor Gary McCarthy’s office.

LATHAM

Troopers: Speeding Schenectady teen crashes car

A Schenectady teen tried to flee from state police, leading them on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash, state police said.

Tedisco, Walsh win primaries in a night with few surprises

CAPITAL REGION

Tedisco, Walsh win primaries in a night with few surprises

Jim Tedisco cruised to victory on Tuesday night in the Republican primary for the 49th Senate District, and party-favored candidates won Republican primaries for two Assembly seats.

Stratton Base investigated for possible PFOS contamination

GLENVILLE

Stratton Base investigated for possible PFOS contamination

The Air National Guard is investigating its Stratton base in Glenville after the facility was found to have intermittently used firefighting foam since the 1950s that contained PFOS.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady forum to discuss violence, police brutality

Schenectady Inner City Ministry will host the second in a series of dialogues on violence and police brutality beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Roundabout set to open Saturday in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Roundabout set to open Saturday in Niskayuna

On Saturday, the single-lane roundabout on the Niskayuna side of the Rexford Bridge is scheduled to open, weather permitting.

Schenectady City Council to use general fund for police contract

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady City Council to use general fund for police contract

The Schenectady City Council voted Monday to use money from the city’s general fund to pay for a new contract with the police union.

Mayor names Clifford as new Schenectady police chief

SCHENECTADY

Mayor names Clifford as new Schenectady police chief

Mayor Gary McCarthy on Tuesday named Lieutenant Eric Clifford as the city’s new police chief.

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