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Floods biggest fear for Mohawk Harbor
SCHENECTADY

Floods biggest fear for Mohawk Harbor

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
What’s scarier than a casino? Flooding, at least in the minds of many Schenectady residents who wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this summer.
 
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam budget caught up in party battle

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Rotterdam’s Republican Town Board members proposed 26 budget amendments Wednesday night, and all but six failed by a 2-2 vote.
 
SCHENECTADY

Grant will help pay for NYBizLab facade replacement

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
The First Niagara building in downtown Schenectady will undergo a $1.8 million renovation that includes two new facades.
 
GloFo’s future feted at center’s annual meeting
MALTA

GloFo’s future feted at center’s annual meeting

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
GlobalFoundries’ pending acquisition of two IBM factories makes sense as part of the chipmaker’s aggressive growth strategy, the company’s senior vice president said Thursday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Grant will help New Choices extend treatment for addictions

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
A $100,000 state grant will help New Choices Recovery Center create a demonstration project for reducing the relapse rate among discharged patients
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Metroplex OKs $7.5M spending plan

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
The Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority board has approved a $7.5 million budget for next year.
 
Documentary series tells story of wounded Glenville veteran
GLENVILLE

Documentary series tells story of wounded Glenville veteran

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Jamel Daniels’ experience in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Marines and his long road to recovery from an improvised explosive device blast will be broadcast at 1 p.m. Sunday in “Jamel: Operation Honor,” part of the documentary series, “Wounded: The Battle Back Home,” being broadcast on MSNBC.
 
Schenectady chocolate maker adds Latham shop
LATHAM

Schenectady chocolate maker adds Latham shop

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Uncle Sam’s Homemade Chocolates, a Schenectady staple since 1930, has opened a second store at Newton Plaza, just off the busy Route 9 corridor in Latham.
 
AMSTERDAM

St. Mary’s adding outpatient pavilion at Amsterdam Memorial campus

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Construction began this week on a 40,000-square-foot outpatient pavilion in Amsterdam, a project local officials say will give the public greater access to services at St. Mary’s Healthcare.
 
Opening of DoubleTree hotel in Schenectady set for June
SCHENECTADY

Opening of DoubleTree hotel in Schenectady set for June

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
It will be another few seasons before visitors to Schenectady can stay the night at a planned DoubleTree by Hilton.
 
Pulitzer-winning native comes home to help Gloversville library
GLOVERSVILLE

Pulitzer-winning native comes home to help Gloversville library

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Russo’s relationship with the Gloversville Public Library began in the early stages of his childhood.
 
Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council
AMSTERDAM

Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
City residents will vote Nov. 4 to amend the city charter, which, in turn, could alter the balance of power in City Hall.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Jail guard suing Schenectady County

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A 12-year corrections officer at the Schenectady County jail is suing the sheriff’s department and county, alleging she has been repeatedly shut out of promotions because of her race and gender.
 
COEYMANS

Port of Coeymans seeks to be Half Moon’s year-round home

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The Port of Coeymans wants to be the home for the Half Moon, the replica of Henry Hudson’s Dutch ship that has been educating area students since 1999, but could be relocated to The Netherlands because of a lack of funds and permanent berth.
 
 

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