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JOHNSTOWN

Top-paid Johnstown employees saw less in 2014

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Police and fire officers again dominated the list of highest-paid employees in the city of Johnstown for 2014, holding nine spots in the top 10.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Circumstance drives Saratoga County OT costs higher

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Saratoga County saw its overtime costs for rank-and-file workers rise last year, even though salaried managers or professionals remained the highest-paid employees.
 
Saratoga's Excelsior Avenue seeing new life
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga's Excelsior Avenue seeing new life

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Three separate mixed-use projects are in the works for Excelsior Avenue, each bringing a blend of apartments and retail to the area.
 
RICHMONDVILLE

C-R High School teacher placed on leave

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

An unidentified Cobleskill-Richmondville High School teacher who also coaches middle school sports is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation by the Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, the school district reported.
 

Missing Cohoes hiker found in Rocky Mountain National Park

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
A New York man who disappeared while hiking a closed snow-covered highway in Rocky Mountain National Park has been found and flown to a hospital.
 
Fatal Rotterdam fire started by heater
ROTTERDAM

Fatal Rotterdam fire started by heater

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
The fire that killed a 97-year-old Rotterdam man Wednesday night was started when a kerosene heater malfunctioned, Schenectady County Fire Coordinator John Nuzback said Thursday.
 
NEW YORK

NY court OKs use of electronic signature in domestic case

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Prosecutors and domestic violence advocates are hailing a judge's ruling that allows for the use of electronic signature by a victim in a domestic violence case.
 
Amsterdam mayor, Buddhists trade barbs
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam mayor, Buddhists trade barbs

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Tensions between the city and a local Buddhist nonprofit organization escalated Tuesday when Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane called the group “disingenuous” and costly to the city.
 
‘Fearless’ sculptor Gilson recalled as pioneer
SCHENECTADY

‘Fearless’ sculptor Gilson recalled as pioneer

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A fearless wood sculptor once kicked out of galleries because his work was too daring has died.
 
Realtors: Capital Region housing market flat in 2014
CAPITAL REGION

Realtors: Capital Region housing market flat in 2014

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
It’s official: Despite an active first quarter, the 2014 housing market ended with a fizzle.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County committee begins look at body cameras for deputies

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A lot of homework awaits the committee that will decide whether the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office should issue body cameras to deputies.
 
Man, 97, dead after Rotterdam house fire
ROTTERDAM

Man, 97, dead after Rotterdam house fire

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A 97-year-old Rotterdam man is dead after a fire broke out at his Rensselaer Avenue home Wednesday evening, officials say.
 
ALBANY

NY adopts regulations for liquefied natural gas facilities

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
New York state has adopted regulations covering fueling and storage facilities for liquefied natural gas, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced Wednesday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man charged in theft of car

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A man has been charged with breaking into an Avon Road residence late last year.
 
 

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