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Fireworks tents hope to go out with a bang
CAPITAL REGION

Fireworks tents hope to go out with a bang

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The many fireworks tents that have set up shop in the Capital Region are taking advantage of their last few days of legal sales.
 
Vatican says no to Auriesville visit for Pope
AURIESVILLE

Vatican says no to Auriesville visit for Pope

Thursday, July 2, 2015
After more than a year of preparation and anticipation at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville, it looks like Pope Francis will not be paying a visit during his trip to the United States in September.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of having illegal handgun

Thursday, July 2, 2015
A city man is accused of illegally possessing a loaded revolver.
 
COHOES

Cohoes man accused of stealing $30G from brother

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Gerard A. Lespinasse is accused of taking more than $20,000 from his brother’s bank account, then using his brother’s identity to open a credit card on which he ran up bills of more than $10,000 between August 2014 and April 2015
 
WILTON

Second Karner blue brood emerge in Wilton preserve

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The second brood of rare and endangered Karner blue butterflies has emerged at the Wilton Wildlife Park and Preserve, park officials said.
 
CAPITOL

Schenectady County hunters can now use rifles

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Legislation that would allow the use of rifles to hunt big game in Schenectady County was signed into law Thursday, according to state Sen. George Amedore, R-Rotterdam.
 
MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville man accused of sending indecent images to minor

Thursday, July 2, 2015
A city man was arrested Thursday on felony charges after allegedly sending inappropriate messages and images to a minor.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teen accused of blowing out window with explosive

Thursday, July 2, 2015
A city teen faces an arson charge that could land him in prison for up to 25 years after allegedly placing an explosive device — possibly an illegal M-80 — in an occupied apartment building’s window Tuesday night.
 
LAKE GEORGE

LL Bean to open Lake George outlet store in August

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Outdoor retailer L.L. Bean is opening its first outlet store in New York at a mall in the North Country later this summer.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools chief gets no answers in meeting with feds

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Schenectady City School District Superintendent Laurence Spring met with officials from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on Thursday but left with no clear answers about the complaint he brought to the agency’s attention.
 
Weekend full of fireworks displays
CAPITAL REGION

Weekend full of fireworks displays

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Numerous towns, businesses and organizations across the region will be putting on fireworks displays this weekend.
 
Beloved Schenectady salon perfects designing hair to accent face
SCHENECTADY

Beloved Schenectady salon perfects designing hair to accent face

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Ralf and Anita Torkel run a little-known but much-loved salon near the Crosstown Plaza on State Street, in that part of Schenectady that edges up to Niskayuna and Colonie.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Free cab ride program a holiday tradition

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Martin, Harding & Mazzotti has offered its Free Ride Home program to Capital Region residents on major holidays for more than a decade.
 
Marine Corps sashes banned at Saratoga High graduation
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Marine Corps sashes banned at Saratoga High graduation

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Three students at Saratoga Springs High School were not allowed to wear United States Marine Corps sashes at their graduation last week, as the sashes did not comply with the school’s graduation dress code.
 
 

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