Former NYS General Services Commissioner John C. Egan, who played a major role in building the physical landscape of the Capital District during his more than 50 years in public service at various state agencies, died on Friday. He was 86.
Schenectady voters may be asked in May to approve a $50 million project for renovation work at some of the city’s 11 elementary schools as the second of four major construction projects at city schools.
Superintendents from across the state on Tuesday conveyed concerns to Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia about persistent parental anxiety over state tests and an upcoming increase in the passing grades for certain exams.
If a new zoning district is created, Niskayuna plans to look into rezoning a portion of Consaul and Balltown roads that includes the O.D. Heck Development Center, even as the facility’s future remains uncertain.
The number of violent crimes nationally ticked upwards in 2015, while property crimes continued to drop, according to an FBI analysis released Monday. Locally, cities reported mixed results, some following the federal trends, while others did not.
A Corinth man convicted in what one official called one of the worst cases of sexual abuse he’d seen received a total sentence Tuesday of 69 years to life in state prison, Saratoga County District Attorney’s officials said.