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Cuomo's ‘failing schools’ list stokes debate in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Cuomo's ‘failing schools’ list stokes debate in Schenectady

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
King and Lincoln schools were included on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s list of 178 “failing schools,” which also includes schools in 16 other districts.
 
Union College Founders Day speaker decries humanities decline
SCHENECTADY

Union College Founders Day speaker decries humanities decline

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Life without art majors and philosophers would be like an airplane trip without movies, music or magazines for entertainment, Laura Trombley told students at Union College on Thursday.
 
Cappiellos Schenectady facilities, land still on market
SCHENECTADY

Cappiellos Schenectady facilities, land still on market

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The land and buildings occupied by longtime Italian specialty store Cappiello Foods Inc. is up for sale.
 
AMSTERDAM

Printer plans to stay in Amsterdam, expand

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A 116-year-old printing company will stay in Upstate New York and plans to create jobs after being offered $3.25 million in performance-based incentives from the state.
 
Gillibrand urges FEMA to act on replacing Schoharie County jail
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Gillibrand urges FEMA to act on replacing Schoharie County jail

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Schoharie County got a boost recently to its ongoing appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reconsider its recommendation that the county rebuild its jail and emergency communications center.
 
Severe winter delays repairs to Schenectady greenhouses
SCHENECTADY

Severe winter delays repairs to Schenectady greenhouses

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The deteriorating state of the Central Park greenhouses is making it difficult to run programs at the facility.
 
MALTA

Round Lake Road work set to begin soon in Malta

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Work will start within weeks to build two new roundabouts and otherwise reconstruct a section of Round Lake Road west of Northway Exit 11 to handle more traffic.
 
MALTA

Home of the Good Shepherd, Malta still at odds over tax question

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Malta is waging a protracted court battle against the Home of the Good Shepherd, claiming the Saratoga Springs-based not-for-profit company doesn’t meet the criteria for a property-tax exemption on its multimillion-dollar assisted living facility.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Halfmoon man indicted in baby's injury

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A Halfmoon man was indicted on a felony assault charge accusing him of breaking a 3-month-old infant’s leg.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Vermont woman's gun plea brings 4-year sentence

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A Vermont woman will spend the next four years behind bars after she admitted to having a loaded handgun in her vehicle when she was stopped last year on the Northway.
 
PATTERSONVILLE

Pattersonville woman accused of benefits fraud

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A Schenectady County woman is facing felony charges after she received more than $7,000 in benefits she was not entitled to, according to state police.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Man accused of robbing mother now facing charges in two counties

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A Schenectady County man accused of robbing his mother at their home in Duanesburg was indicted on a slew of new charges in Saratoga County, including driving while under the influence of drugs.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County to ask for bed tax revenue split

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Saratoga County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously requested that half the county’s room occupancy tax collections be given to its new economic development organization.
 
SCHENECTADY

Illegal search by Schenectady police affirmed in drug case

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Evidence in a 2012 Schenectady drug case was properly excluded, an appeals court ruled Thursday, finding city police needed a search warrant to recover 67 packets of heroin visible though partially secreted in the suspect’s rectum.
 
 

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