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SARATOGA COUNTY

Feds: Edinburg man should forfeit guns

A Saratoga County man charged with federal marijuana and firearms counts should ultimately forfeit his rights to nine guns recovered at his residence earlier this year, prosecutors contend.

Schenectady Education Foundation awards $26K in teacher grants

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Education Foundation awards $26K in teacher grants

Sixth-grade girls at Schenectady’s three middle schools will have a chance in the spring to spend a day doing science and engineering, thanks to the newest round of Schenectady Education Foundation grants.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Fundraiser to benefit Hamlet & Ghost staff

A cocktail bar temporarily closed by a Thanksgiving morning fire will raise funds for its employees from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at The Merry Monk, at 84 Henry St.

From Bethesda chorus to international renown

From Bethesda chorus to international renown

Harry T. Burleigh, one of America’s most important composers and arrangers of African-American spirituals, launched his music career in the 1890s when he sang in a church in Saratoga Springs.

Glenville's 109th rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole

GLENVILLE

Glenville's 109th rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole

109th official: 'Ailing' Buzz Aldrin, second man on the moon, has been flown to McMurdo Station

SUNY opens door to tuition bumps

NEW YORK STATE

SUNY opens door to tuition bumps

After a year of flat tuition at State University of New York colleges, SUNY campuses will have the option to raise tuition as much as $300 each of the next four years, under a proposal approved by the SUNY Trustees on Wednesday.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man brought up on sex charge

A 23-year-old Gloversville man was charged with a felony Wednesday for allegedly having sexual relations with a 15-year-old female several times last year.

Cuomo vetoes Clifton Park hotel bed tax bill

CLIFTON PARK

Cuomo vetoes Clifton Park hotel bed tax bill

A bill that would allow the town of Clifton Park to levy a hotel bed tax, money it would use to support the town’s booming hotel industry, was vetoed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this week.

Hometown Health opens two Schenectady school-based clinics

SCHENECTADY

Hometown Health opens two Schenectady school-based clinics

A pair of new school-based health clinics run by Hometown Health – one at the high school and the second at Mont Pleasant Middle School – had their ribbon-cutting on Wednesday.

Gloversville construction firm owners indicted

FONDA

Gloversville construction firm owners indicted

The husband and wife owners of a Gloversville construction firm were indicted Wednesday for fraud in connection with a 2013 building rehabilitation project in Amsterdam, according to the NYS Inspector General's office.

Cuomo vetoes bill offering credits to farmers who donate food

CAPITOL

Cuomo vetoes bill offering credits to farmers who donate food

At a time when demand on food pantries remains heavy, advocates are decrying Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to veto a bill that would have established a new tax credit for farmers who donate food.

Members meeting at Niskayuna Co-op brings up new ideas

NISKAYUNA

Members meeting at Niskayuna Co-op brings up new ideas

In the midst of falling sales and tougher competition, member turn-out tripled at the Niskayuna Co-op bi-annual members meeting on Tuesday evening.

Pair face drug charges following Albany traffic stop

ALBANY

Pair face drug charges following Albany traffic stop

A local couple was arrested following a traffic stop in Albany on Sunday night.

Schenectady officials honor Golubs for miSci contributions

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady officials honor Golubs for miSci contributions

A celebratory atmosphere floated over miSci in Schenectady Wednesday morning as local officials and museum leaders gathered to celebrate Neil and Jane Golub.

Mastroianni Brothers name, recipes purchased by Utica company

ALBANY

Mastroianni Brothers name, recipes purchased by Utica company

The legendary Mastroianni Brothers Bakery's name will live on, despite the company's shutdown in July and bankruptcy in September.

Ballston Spa man critically injured in four-vehicle crash

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Ballston Spa man critically injured in four-vehicle crash

A Ballston Spa man is in critical condition following a four-vehicle crash Wednesday morning at the intersection of State Route 50 and West Avenue.

Alplaus Avenue bridge reopens after lengthy reconstruction

ALPLAUS

Alplaus Avenue bridge reopens after lengthy reconstruction

The Alplaus Avenue bridge opened on Wednesday after five months of reconstruction, which divided the Alplaus hamlet and causes traffic delays.

Wal-Mart drops plans to build Ballston store

BALLSTON

Wal-Mart drops plans to build Ballston store

Wal-Mart is dropping plans to build a controversial store in the northern part of Ballston, the company said Wednesday.

GE cuts 27 jobs at Malta fuel cell operation

MALTA

GE cuts 27 jobs at Malta fuel cell operation

General Electric announced Wednesday it will lay off about two-thirds of its workers at a PILOT fuel cell manufacturing facility in Luther Forest.

Bharara agrees to continue as U.S. attorney after Obama's term

Bharara agrees to continue as U.S. attorney after Obama's term

Preet Bharara will stay on as the U.S. attorney in Manhattan next year, the prosecutor said Wednesday after a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.

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