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'Schenectady Loves Italy': a fundraiser with pasta-bilities

Several of Schenectady's Italian families who have been satisfying our taste buds for years are joining together to raise money for victims of the earthquake last week in Amatrice, Italy.

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Courtyard by Marriott at Mohawk Harbor hopes to be part of community

SCHENECTADY

Courtyard by Marriott at Mohawk Harbor hopes to be part of community

The Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Mohawk Harbor is already accepting reservations and planning a mid-October opening.

Nathan Littauer and nurses union strike tentative deal

Nathan Littauer and nurses union strike tentative deal

A tentative agreement was reached Tuesday between Nathan Littauer Hospital and the NYS Nurses Association two days before the nurses were scheduled to walk off the job during a planned strike Sept. 1-2.

Pilot program offers relief from EpiPen costs - for some

CAPITAL REGION

Pilot program offers relief from EpiPen costs - for some

Some relief is available from the high price of the EpiPen, but not for the general public.

Track restaurant inspections - there's what in the wine bar?!

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Track restaurant inspections - there's what in the wine bar?!

The health inspections are finally done at the Track eateries just in time for closing day - find out the where your favorite place lands on a scale of 1 to You Need to Clean Your Restaurant and the eyebrow-raising violation the state considers no big deal.

Town's case against zip line business coming to a close

GLENVILLE

Town's case against zip line business coming to a close

The Town of Glenville’s case against Mountain Ridge Adventure will come to a close in the next few weeks now that testimony has concluded.

Plant sale planned to benefit Central Park greenhouse

SCHENECTADY

Plant sale planned to benefit Central Park greenhouse

The Friends of the Central Park Greenhouse will have its annual plant sale on Sept. 17 to help raise money for improvements.

'Schenectady Loves Italy': a fundraiser with pasta-bilities

SCHENECTADY

'Schenectady Loves Italy': a fundraiser with pasta-bilities

Several of Schenectady's Italian families who have been satisfying our taste buds for years are joining together to raise money for victims of the earthquake last week in Amatrice, Italy.

Interviews begin for dealers at Rivers Casino and Resort

SCHENECTADY

Interviews begin for dealers at Rivers Casino and Resort

Casino operator Rush Street Gaming is starting the interview process for dealer positions at the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady.

DEC reopens Lake George beaches

LAKE GEORGE

DEC reopens Lake George beaches

The DEC has reopened Million Dollar and Dog beaches after test results showed the water is safe for swimming.

Going underground at the Rivers Casino and Resort

SCHENECTADY

Going underground at the Rivers Casino and Resort

Work at the Mohawk Harbor site is visibly moving forward, but there’s a whole other development happening at the same time underground.

'Mid-summer Derby' Day -- Sellout expected for Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS

'Mid-summer Derby' Day -- Sellout expected for Travers

Saratoga is Fun City this weekend: With the 147th running of the Travers Stakes this afternoon at Saratoga Race Course, there’s going to be a big race, a big crowd and a big party.

Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

The next time you fly, a free snack--or even a meal--may await you in economy class.

NYRA on track for Saratoga modernizations

SARATOGA SPRINGS

NYRA on track for Saratoga modernizations

On the eve of the Travers Stakes, plans for a new luxury clubhouse and other modernizations at historic Saratoga Race Course are a step closer to reality.

Amsterdam ‘clubhouse’ opens to battle heroin epidemic

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam ‘clubhouse’ opens to battle heroin epidemic

The first of seven state-funded “clubhouses” for substance abuse prevention and recovery opened in Amsterdam on Thursday.

Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

SCHENECTADY

Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

A former state corrections officer is now facing possible state prison time himself after admitting Wednesday to taking part in an elaborate bank robbery scheme in Rotterdam that involved a phoned-in threat against a school.

Canajoharie to hold public meeting about Beech-Nut site

CANAJOHARIE

Canajoharie to hold public meeting about Beech-Nut site

The Village of Canajoharie will hold a public meeting and work session Aug. 31 to discuss the future of the decrepit Beech-Nut plant.

Marriott hotel opens next week in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE

Marriott hotel opens next week in Lake George

A new six-story hotel in the heart of Lake George village will open next week, the first new hotel within the village boundaries in years - and it will be open year-round.

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

GLOVERSVILLE

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

The City of Gloversville and its partners are abandoning a plan to replace the Estee Middle School on North Main Street with affordable senior housing after three years of failed attempts to secure funding for the project.

Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

COLONIE

Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

Even seasoned travelers leave loose change behind at TSA security checkpoints - you'd be surprised to know how much is left behind in a year at some of the larger airports.

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

NISKAYUNA

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

Ruby Tuesday at Mohawk Commons in Niskayuna closed on August 15.

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