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Cropley, John

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Phone: 518-395-3104

Employee Since: November 8, 1993

Business Editor

Biography:

John began his newspaper career as a reporter in 1989 at the Hudson Reporter Newspapers in Hoboken, N.J., and later was a reporter at the Daily Sentinel in Rome, N.Y. He came to The Gazette as a copy editor in 1993 and has worked in various editing and supervisory capacities since then.

John 's Recent Articles:


Driver killed, two injured in crash of minivan stolen in Schenectady

July 17, 2016

The driver of a minivan reported stolen in Schenectady was killed and two passengers seriously injured in a crash early today in Colonie. Colonie police ...

Modern Welding School continues providing in-demand skill

Modern Welding School continues providing in-demand skill

July 9, 2016

Much of the old-time industrial landscape of Schenectady is changed or gone, but a trade school teaching one of the most vital industrial skills is ...

Start-Up NY off to slow start in Capital Region

Start-Up NY off to slow start in Capital Region

July 5, 2016

The delayed and quiet release of the summary of Start-Up NY’s 2015 performance has reignited criticism and defense of one of the state’s signature job-creation ...

Rents continue to climb as homeownership sags

Rents continue to climb as homeownership sags

July 4, 2016

Saddled by student debt and memories of the foreclosure crisis a decade ago, fewer young people are buying homes, even as rental prices march ever ...

Young couple stops writing rent checks, buys own home

Young couple stops writing rent checks, buys own home

July 4, 2016

Saratoga County — with a list of superlatives that include highest median rent, highest home cost, and highest income in the Capital Region — can ...

Maple syrup producers enjoy sweet success in ’16

Maple syrup producers enjoy sweet success in ’16

June 29, 2016

The arbitrary and capricious winter of 2016 was also far from normal for maple syrup producers, but in a good way. New York’s maple producers ...

May jobless rate in region hits a 9-year low

June 23, 2016

Unemployment in the Capital Region reached a nine-year low in May, the state Department of Labor reported, and the lowest jobless rate in the state ...

Website touts Montgomery County as enticing place to work

Website touts Montgomery County as enticing place to work

June 22, 2016

Montgomery County’s economic development team has launched a website that highlights job opportunities within the county, in an attempt to boost the county’s economy and ...

Fresh off the farm: Dairy has new bottling plant, home delivery

Fresh off the farm: Dairy has new bottling plant, home delivery

June 19, 2016

The path to the future looks a lot like the past at one of the region’s biggest dairy farms. The owners of the 115-year-old Kings ...

Albany job outlook best among nation's metro areas, survey finds

June 15, 2016

The Albany metropolitan area has the strongest job outlook of any metropolitan area in the nation, the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey found. The third-quarter ...

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