CARS HOMES JOBS
 
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.
 
Ballston Spa district’s Pine Street building ready for school year
BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa district’s Pine Street building ready for school year

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

They had to gut the Pine Street school building in Ballston Spa in order to save it. Literally.
 
Freshman eager to start UAlbany careers
ALBANY

Freshman eager to start UAlbany careers

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
The University at Albany was bustling Thursday with eager students moving into their dorms for the first time and parents preparing to say goodbye before heading back home.
 
ROTTERDAM

Schenectady school tax bill shocks out-of-city landowners

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Rotterdam residents who are in the Schenectady City School District got sticker shock when they opened their school tax bills this month.
 
Newest Schenectady graduates used summer school as ‘life lesson’
SCHENECTADY

Newest Schenectady graduates used summer school as ‘life lesson’

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
In the end, 21 Schenectady students graduated after summer school. That boosted the high school’s graduation rate to 60 percent for the class of 2014.
 
New Fresh Market serves customers and employees
AMSTERDAM

New Fresh Market serves customers and employees

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
The Liberty Fresh Market is owned and operated by Liberty, the Montgomery County chapter of NYSARC Inc., a statewide advocacy organization that serves people with disabilities.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Grants awarded for full-day pre-K programs

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Several local school districts and a community group were among the organizations receiving state funds for full-day pre-kindergarten on Monday.
 
ROTTERDAM

Mohonasen hires new director of athletics, health and physical education

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
A Colonie Central High School gym teacher with administrative and coaching experience has been hired to be the next director of physical education, health and athletics at the Mohonasen Central School District.
 
Tech students, business people meet in Johnstown
JOHNSTOWN

Tech students, business people meet in Johnstown

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Students in the inaugural PTECH class had the opportunity to mingle and engage with representatives from the school’s sponsor businesses during a morning mixer on August 7 at the Jansen Avenue School.
 

Obama trumpets proposals to lower college costs

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
President Barack Obama is calling on Congress and colleges to help make the cost of higher education more manageable.
 
SCOTIA, GLENVILLE, BURNT HILLS, BALLSTON LAKE & NISKAYUNA

S-G, BH-BL, Niskayuna school districts to share common bus routes

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Three local school districts will share bus routes beginning this fall, saving a predicted $220,000 among them.
 
Judge asked to stop free NY college's tuition plan
NEW YORK

Judge asked to stop free NY college's tuition plan

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Students and faculty at one of the nation's few free colleges asked a judge Friday to block the school's plan to start charging undergraduate tuition.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Little change in Common Core test scores

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Scores on this year’s Common Core-based English and math exams taken by students in the Capital Region remained mostly flat compared to last year.
 
 

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