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Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

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Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

The Schenectady Van Curler Music Store has lost a long battle with the internet.

Majority of equipment removed from one of Central Park's playgrounds

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Majority of equipment removed from one of Central Park's playgrounds

A majority of equipment, except for the swing sets, at one of Schenectady's Central Park’s playgrounds was removed by the city recently.

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

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Construction to close part of Front Street this week

Front Street between Erie Boulevard and Monroe Street will be closed to all but local traffic at certain times over the next two weeks.

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Donald “The Soul Man” Hyman knows the “Stomp,” knows The Dovells and knows dozens of other dances from the 1960s.

6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

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6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

Six parks in the city are getting new playground equipment by October, and plans are underway to enhance Central Park.

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Basketball tourney, school supplies giveaway set in Schenectady


Organizers hope to start the school year off right with the inaugural Back to School Classic and Community Day — a basketball tournament and school supplies giveaway at Central Park on Aug. 27 and 28.

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston Magazine may be shocked that anyone would rather live here than in their city ... but we can think of some pretty great reasons to stay right here.

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Diocese: Sch'dy lay worker allegedly presented himself as a priest


The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany fired a worker at a Schenectady church earlier this year after allegations surfaced that he improperly represented himself as a priest outside the parish, a diocese spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Schenectady pep rally draws smiling crowd

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Schenectady pep rally draws smiling crowd

Hundreds of people excitedly gathered outside Schenectady City Hall this morning to show off their community pride and beaming smiles.

Erie Blvd. reopens after spill in Schenectady

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Erie Blvd. reopens after spill in Schenectady

A "significant" spill Wednesday morning prompted the shutdown of one direction of Erie Boulevard from State Street to Interstate 890

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Developer seeks approval for Hamilton Hill project


The Community Builders is seeking approval for its Hillside View apartment project in Hamilton Hill.

Two arrested in Sunday shooting in Schenectady

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Two arrested in Sunday shooting in Schenectady

Two people have been arrested in connection with Sunday’s shooting in front of Chubby’s Pizza that injured one, authorities said.

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

The inside of the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor is taking shape as operator Rush Street Gaming starts accepting applications for all future jobs there.

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Albany Street, Duane Avenue to close for paving in Schenectady

A part of Albany Street will be closed to traffic on Wednesday for paving.

Bridge removal will close section of I-890

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Bridge removal will close section of I-890

Part of I-890 near General Electric will be closed for five days starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday as part of the ongoing construction work there, the state Department of Transportation said Monday.

Schenectady workshop to provide expertise to filmmakers

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Schenectady workshop to provide expertise to filmmakers

A film lab will be held in Schenectady next month, in partnership with the newly formed Schenectady Film Commission, to help push local films to market.

Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

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Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

The anguish of LaSean Gause’s family could only be expressed out loud Monday by a prosecutor. But it could plainly be seen in the courtroom gallery through Gause’s mother.

Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

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Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

In a courtroom Monday, Vanessa Washington held a photo of her sister, Valerie. “The murder of my sister,” Vanessa Washington said at Harold Michael Ortiz's sentencing, “has left a deep hole in our souls."

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

The overpass has a 10-foot, 10-inch clearance, which is labeled with signs. The sign, however, is covered with black graffiti.

Smiles winners to be announced at Wednesday pep rally

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Smiles winners to be announced at Wednesday pep rally

The Schenectady Smiles pep rally, coordinated by local marketing firm Buzz Media Solutions, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on the front steps of Schenectady City Hall on Jay Street.

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