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Schenectady marchers seek safe community
CAPITAL REGION

Schenectady marchers seek safe community

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Marcia Mariani held her goddaughter’s left hand as she marched through the Central State neighborhood Tuesday evening. Four-year-old Anyshia Jackson’s right hand held the edge of a banner that read “Schenectady Neighborhood Watch.”
 
Jeter still shines ... in retirement
LOUDONVILLE

Jeter still shines ... in retirement

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Don’t worry about Derek Jeter, not that you ever had reason to: The New York Yankees legend is doing just fine in his first year away from baseball.
 
GloFo building work slows
MALTA & STILLWATER

GloFo building work slows

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
More than 1,000 construction jobs have been phased out at GlobalFoundries Fab 8 in recent months, part of what GlobalFoundries says is a natural transition as heavy construction that has been continuous at the site since 2009 winds down.
 
SPAC lawn: More dirt than grass
SARATOGA SPRINGS

SPAC lawn: More dirt than grass

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
“Mother Nature is a challenge.”
 
CAPITAL REGION

High-volume Capital Region drug ring busted, state says

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Twenty alleged members and associates of a Troy-based gang, including a former Watervliet police officer, have been indicted on charges they operated a high-volume drug trafficking ring, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Tuesday.
 
FORT PLAIN

Microburst knocks down trees in Fort Plain

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

A powerful microburst of straight-line winds up to 100 miles per hour was responsible for downed trees and power lines in Fort Plain Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service.
 
NY officials approve 40-mile Adirondack snowmobile trail
ALBANY

NY officials approve 40-mile Adirondack snowmobile trail

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
State officials say construction will start immediately on a new 40-mile snowmobile trail system linking the central Adirondack communities of Minerva, Newcomb and North Hudson.
 
CONESVILLE

Napping motorcyclist charged with DWI in Conesville

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
A motorcyclist has been charged with driving while intoxicated after police reportedly found him napping in a ditch next to his motorcycle in Conesville.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man accused of sex abuse

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
A Gloversville man has been accused of sex abuse for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a girl under the age of 11, according to police.
 
Deputies seize drugs, cash in Schenectady; arrest made
SCHENECTADY

Deputies seize drugs, cash in Schenectady; arrest made

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Deputies seized 200 bags of heroin, 49 grams of uncut heroin and $7,500 in cash during a drug bust Monday, Schenectady County Sheriff Dominic Dagostino said.
 
Schenectady County Republican election commissioner retires
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County Republican election commissioner retires

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

Schenectady County Republican Election Commissioner Art Brassard resigned Monday and formally retired Tuesday, county Republican leader Jim Buhrmaster said.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville chase ends in motorcycle crash

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Police are investigating a motorcycle crash in Gloversville Sunday night that ended a high-speed pursuit and sent the rider to the hospital with serious injuries.
 
Attorney: Suspect in cop assault suffers from PTSD
SCHENECTADY

Attorney: Suspect in cop assault suffers from PTSD

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015


James D. Hilton is an Iraq war veteran, suffers from post traumatic stress disorder and has three children, his attorney said in City Court on Tuesday.
 
State: Insurance rate denials will save policyholders $430M
CAPITAL REGION

State: Insurance rate denials will save policyholders $430M

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Health insurance premiums will rise next year, but not as much as Capital Region insurers would have liked.
 
 

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