CARS HOMES JOBS
 
CAPITAL REGION

Skidmore, RPI, Union on list of top colleges, universities

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
Skidmore College, Union College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute placed among the top 50 U.S. colleges and universities listed in U.S. News’ annual report.
 
Retired Fort Plain teacher publishes book on reaching students
FORT PLAIN

Retired Fort Plain teacher publishes book on reaching students

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
There’s a scene that stands out vividly in Vic Sgambato’s early memories of teaching sixth grade.
 
New Union College dorm to be smaller, taller

New Union College dorm to be smaller, taller

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
A $9 million residence hall Union College has proposed for the corner of Roger Hull Place and Park Place is getting smaller and bigger — smaller in footprint, but bigger in height.
 

UAlbany student commits suicide

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
A University at Albany student took his life at his off-campus apartment, according to the university.
 
Rotterdam parents, too, face first-day jitters
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam parents, too, face first-day jitters

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
For DeVal Sanders, the first day of school was an emotional one.
 
SCHENECTADY

Audit takes Schenectady school district to task

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
The Schenectady City School District hasn’t been paying off its yearly temporary loans, costing it more than $824,000 in interest and fees over the past three years, according to a state audit.
 
ROTTERDAM

New SRO, principal get started at Schalmont

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
It’s a new school year at Schalmont. This year that means a new police officer will be patrolling the halls and two new principals will be leading the middle school.
 
Schenectady school’s orientation helps to ease first-day jitters
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school’s orientation helps to ease first-day jitters

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
For the kindergartners at Hamilton Elementary School, the first day of school was just like any other day.
 
Schenectady students wage water balloon war for a good cause
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady students wage water balloon war for a good cause

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Two teams competed in the Splash Down tournament, a twist on the popular game Capture the Flag that was part of a four-hour fundraiser organized by four Schenectady High School students to raise funds and awareness for Doctors Without Borders.
 
NISKAYUNA

Union, Niskayuna school district reach terms

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
The Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education approved an agreement with the union representing the district’s support staff Thursday that will gradually bring bus drivers back onto the local payroll after outsourcing transportation just over a year ago.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Local schools: Better late than never for pre-K funds

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Several local school districts and one community organization received funding about a week ago for full-day pre-kindergarten, leaving little time for district officials to purchase supplies, hire teachers and find classroom space by the first week of September.
 
Some new Schenectady pupils get a head start
SCHENECTADY

Some new Schenectady pupils get a head start

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
Over the course of four half-days, the kindergarten teachers at Hamilton Elementary School are learning more about their new students than they normally learn in the first month.
 
Troy museum exposes kids to nano and other fun things
TROY

Troy museum exposes kids to nano and other fun things

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Kate Cabral visited the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology in Troy for the first time on Monday to expose her children to science, and to have some fun.
 
Parents dig deep for back-to-school supplies
CAPITAL REGION

Parents dig deep for back-to-school supplies

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
It’s almost time for school, when each student will go through 10 glue sticks, dozens of pencils and hundreds of tissues.
 
GE, HVCC teaming up on fuel cells
MALTA

GE, HVCC teaming up on fuel cells

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
General Electric’s newest startup, a fuel cell business that will operate from the Saratoga Technology and Energy Park in Malta, found the perfect place to demonstrate its breakthrough technology.
 
 

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