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New private school to open in Middleburgh
MIDDLEBURGH

New private school to open in Middleburgh

Monday, March 30, 2015

College friends Tracy Manning and Theresa Heary started dreaming up the ideal school 20 years ago as undergrads at SUNY Buffalo. This fall, they’re going to bring it to life.
 
Skidmore students bring Quidditch team life
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore students bring Quidditch team life

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Some Skidmore students really wish they could fly, and they’re looking for a coach who can help them.
 
Schenectady police face abuse suit from Union student
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police face abuse suit from Union student

Friday, March 27, 2015
The Union College student whose face was seen bloodied after his arrest during last year’s rowdy celebration of the school’s national hockey championship has formally filed a lawsuit against the city.
 
Former Niskayuna resident joins National Teachers Hall of Fame
NISKAYUNA

Former Niskayuna resident joins National Teachers Hall of Fame

Friday, March 27, 2015
Richard Ognibene, a former Niskayuna resident, was inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame, a distinction he said honors the entire profession and stresses the importance of educators.
 
SCHENECTADY

SCCC to offer courses on problem gambling

Friday, March 27, 2015
Schenectady County Community College, which began offering a popular casino and gaming management program in 2013 and should soon be in the shadow of a new casino, will offer classes in the fall on how to counsel people with gambling issues.
 
Accused Skidmore student suspended two years
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Accused Skidmore student suspended two years

Thursday, March 26, 2015
A Skidmore College student accused of drugging and raping a fellow student will not be allowed back at school for two years, according to the victim’s attorney.
 
Duanesburg residents OK capital school projects
DUANESBURG

Duanesburg residents OK capital school projects

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Duanesburg Central School District residents overwhelmingly approved an $18.8 million capital project Thursday.
 
ALBANY

M+W Group moves U.S. HQ to SUNY PI

Thursday, March 26, 2015
SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany and M+W U.S. Inc. will make an "exciting announcement" regarding the future of their partnership this afternoon
 
CAPITAL REGION

Area school boards hang out ‘help wanted’ signs early

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Want an unpaid job with the potential bonus of public criticism, long meetings and painful budget decisions? Running for the board of education might be for you.
 
NISKAYUNA

Proposed Niskayuna 2015-16 school budget released

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Interim Superintendent John Yagielski on Tuesday night presented a proposed 2015-16 budget that totals $78.1 million, a 1 percent increase over this year’s $77.3 million.
 
Schenectady student accused of beating principal
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady student accused of beating principal

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A 17-year-old student has been charged in connection with a fight last week at Schenectady High School that left a principal injured after he attempted to break it up, authorities said.
 
ALBANY

Bishop Maginn High moving to new Albany location

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Bishop Maginn High School will move to a new location in downtown Albany this fall.
 
SUNY students from across the state to meet with legislators
ALBANY

SUNY students from across the state to meet with legislators

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
State University of New York students from across the state are heading to the Capitol to meet with state lawmakers and press issues of concern, like the cost of textbooks and availability of on-campus child care.
 
Therapy dogs' soothing touch is popular
CAPITAL REGION

Therapy dogs' soothing touch is popular

Monday, March 23, 2015
Tuesday mornings, the day surgery waiting room in Albany Medical Center’s South Clinical Campus is a lot more cheery than usual, thanks to a big old Bernese mountain dog named Oliver.
 
Nearly half of Schenectady kids live in poverty
SCHENECTADY

Nearly half of Schenectady kids live in poverty

Saturday, March 21, 2015

More and more children have been born into poverty in the last four years in Schenectady, pushing the poverty rate for young children to nearly 50 percent.
 
 

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