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First slot machines arrive at Schenectady casino

SCHENECTADY

First slot machines arrive at Schenectady casino

The first slot machines were wheeled into Rivers Casino and Resort Tuesday morning, as the facility approaches its February opening.

Schenectady turned its eyes to war after Pearl Harbor

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady turned its eyes to war after Pearl Harbor

On Dec. 6, 1941, a Saturday and the day before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, there was plenty of war news in the Schenectady Gazette.

Aldi shares plan for Glenville town center store

GLENVILLE

Aldi shares plan for Glenville town center store

More grocery competition may be coming to Glenville’s town center, along with another fast-food restaurant. Aldi Inc. presented conceptual plans to the town Planning Board Monday night.

Saratoga drop-box program called a ‘win-win-win’ so far

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga drop-box program called a ‘win-win-win’ so far

The spirit of the holidays has taken on an unusual form outside G. Willikers toy store on Broadway — a metal box painted to look like a hamburger. The box is one of 12 creatively painted drop boxes installed around the downtown area in mid-August.

Trailers to be deployed along oil-train routes

CAPITAL REGION

Trailers to be deployed along oil-train routes

Four Capital Region counties will be getting new emergency response trailers designed to help them deal with any incidents involving oil trains or oil spills, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.

Powers prevails in tight Supreme Court race

4th JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Powers prevails in tight Supreme Court race

Schenectady County Family Court Judge Mark Powers is now expected to win in his bid to become a state Supreme Court justice, according to numbers released Monday.

Local man believed to be a victim in Oakland warehouse fire

Local man believed to be a victim in Oakland warehouse fire

A California newspaper listed Mariaville native Ben Runnels among the names of those who perished in the Dec. 2 fire.

Man now facing attempted murder charge in mall shooting case

ALBANY

Man now facing attempted murder charge in mall shooting case

The man accused of firing at least one shot inside a crowded Crossgates Mall last month is now facing an attempted murder charge.

Sawyer Fredericks plays to sold-out, friendly crowd at Egg

ALBANY

Sawyer Fredericks plays to sold-out, friendly crowd at Egg

Sunday night served as a homecoming of sorts for Sawyer Fredericks, playing to a crowd that has been hooked since the teenager first appeared last year on “The Voice.”

Families flock to Mohawk Avenue for annual Scotia celebration

SCOTIA

Families flock to Mohawk Avenue for annual Scotia celebration

‘Tis the season for holiday celebrations, and community members came out in force on Sunday to commemorate a regular tradition in the Village of Scotia.

Vireo cheers Department of Health medical marijuana decision

JOHNSTOWN

Vireo cheers Department of Health medical marijuana decision

An official at the medical marijuana company Vireo Health applauded the Department of Health’s recent decision to add chronic pain as a qualifying condition for the New York’s medical marijuana program.

State launches seasonal energy assistance program

CAPITAL REGION

State launches seasonal energy assistance program

With nighttime temperatures now routinely dropping to freezing or colder, the state has launched its Home Energy Assistance Program to help financially struggling residents pay their fuel bills.

Monday morning commute expected to be slick, snowy

CAPITAL REGION

Monday morning commute expected to be slick, snowy

A hazardous weather outlook is in effect for the region for the Monday morning commute.

Students compete to complete LEGO robot missions

BALLSTON SPA

Students compete to complete LEGO robot missions

Dozens of students from area school districts could be found playing with LEGOs Saturday in the gymnasium at Ballston Spa Middle School. But the word “playing” doesn’t describe what the students were doing as well as the word “engineering.”

Out of tragedy emerges hope for young athletes

Out of tragedy emerges hope for young athletes

A longtime school athletics coach in the Capital Region, McIntyre decided to begin a sports scholarship program in his son’s name and honor. But he wanted to do something more.

One outfit grows to become entire storeroom of clothes at Mohonasen

One outfit grows to become entire storeroom of clothes at Mohonasen

The "Anchor Room," a judgement-free space for students to get the clothing, toiletries, and food they may need, is maintained by a Mohonasen High School teacher and her alternative education students.

School voters have say on capital projects, vets tax break

DUANESBURG AND NISKAYUNA

School voters have say on capital projects, vets tax break

Two important measures will go to vote this week in the Duanesburg and Niskayuna school districts, a potential tax break for district veterans and a building project, respectively.

New Christmas tradition for Hamilton Hill

New Christmas tradition for Hamilton Hill

The new tradition, lighting a community Christmas tree, was in part a show of unity for a neighborhood that was significantly impacted by gun violence this past year.

Niskayuna proposes approaching new problems with a new position

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna proposes approaching new problems with a new position

The school board is considering a case management position to help tackle the complex issues many students in the district are facing including family issues, emotional trouble, and drug use.

Winter at the Plaza kick-off event this Sunday

Winter at the Plaza kick-off event this Sunday

Looking for a holiday celebration? Head to the Empire State Plaza in Albany from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

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