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Allen dies, was first black Schenectady City Council member
SCHENECTADY

Allen dies, was first black Schenectady City Council member

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Joseph Allen, 79, the first black man elected to the Schenectady City Council, died Wednesday
 
Notar dies, helped Democrats take control of Schenectady gov’t in 1975
SCHENECTADY

Notar dies, helped Democrats take control of Schenectady gov’t in 1975

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Joseph Notar, a city resident who helped Democrats seize control of the city from Republicans has died.
 
Mother, son plead guilty during Schenectady arson trial
SCHENECTADY

Mother, son plead guilty during Schenectady arson trial

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
A Schenectady mother and son on trial for hiring a 14-year-old boy to burn down their rental property abruptly pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon.
 
Brothers give posthumous $11M gift to Union
SCHENECTADY

Brothers give posthumous $11M gift to Union

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Brothers Armand and Donald Feigenbaum are making a posthumous $11 million gift to Union College through their foundation.
 
SCHENECTADY

Capital District OTB’s VLT plan fizzles

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Capital District Off-Track Betting Corp. has put aside for now the idea of opening its own gaming facility with video lottery terminals, having received no support for such a plan in the 2015-16 state budget.
 
Schenectady planners begin review of Mohawk Harbor plan
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady planners begin review of Mohawk Harbor plan

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The city Planning Commission began its review of the master plan of Galesi Group’s Mohawk Harbor development Tuesday evening, pointing to specific concerns about parking and landscaping at the former Alco site between Erie Boulevard and the Mohawk River.
 
State official: City should release code records on Jay Street buildings
SCHENECTADY

State official: City should release code records on Jay Street buildings

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A state official says the city of Schenectady is failing to comply with the Freedom of Information Law by withholding code documents related to the fatal Jay Street fire on March 6.
 
Schenectady looks to link North Jay, Nott streets
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady looks to link North Jay, Nott streets

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The city is looking to connect North Jay Street and Nott Street to provide better access to downtown and the Galesi Group’s Mohawk Harbor development.
 
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Schenectady man accused again of passing fake cash

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A Schenectady man was charged Monday with passing counterfeit currency.
 
SCHENECTADY

Wednesday fundraiser to aid Jay Street merchants

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp. is hosting a fundraiser Wednesday at Proctors for businesses affected by the Jay Street fire.
 
Golubs to match Jay St. fire donations

Golubs to match Jay St. fire donations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Neil and Jane Golub plan to match all donations to the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp.'s fundraiser tomorrow evening for businesses affected by the Jay Street fire.
 
School aid makes rich districts a little richer
ALBANY

School aid makes rich districts a little richer

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
School districts throughout New York will see more state aid this year than last, but wealthier districts were rewarded a little more Tuesday.
 
Inmate gets 20 years for assault on guard
SCHENECTADY

Inmate gets 20 years for assault on guard

Monday, March 30, 2015
A Schenectady County Jail inmate with a long history of assault accusations in jail was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for a 2014 jail assault that likely ended a corrections officer’s career.
 
Panel to discuss Mohawk Harbor master plan
SCHENECTADY

Panel to discuss Mohawk Harbor master plan

Monday, March 30, 2015
The master plan for Galesi Group’s $480 million Mohawk Harbor development will be reviewed by the city Planning Commission on Tuesday.
 
‘Failing schools’ officials push for bump in funding

‘Failing schools’ officials push for bump in funding

Monday, March 30, 2015
The superintendents of the schools labeled “failing” by Gov. Andrew Cuomo are pushing back, saying economic conditions are more to blame than teachers.
 
 

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