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Young to run for second term as Gloversville supervisor
GLOVERSVILLE

Young to run for second term as Gloversville supervisor

Friday, May 1, 2015

Gloversville 5th Ward Supervisor Gregory Young has announced he’ll run for a second term on the Fulton County Board of Supervisors in November.
 
NEW YORK

New York Times: Skelos, son to be arrested next week

Friday, May 1, 2015
State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son will be arrested next week, according to a published report, culminating a corruption probe targeting the state's most powerful Republican.
 
Saint Rose adjuncts hold May Day protest
ALBANY

Saint Rose adjuncts hold May Day protest

Friday, May 1, 2015
In honor of May Day, a traditional union protest day, Saint Rose adjuncts protested outside the administration building and tried to deliver a petition from students.
 
Open house set at ‘green’ netZero Village
ROTTERDAM

Open house set at ‘green’ netZero Village

Friday, May 1, 2015
Construction on netZero Village, located at the corner of of Burdeck Street and Duanesburg Road, started in August. Just two apartments are finished, but the first building’s other 10 are “not too far behind,” and units will be ready for tenants June 15.
 
MALTA

Cops: Driver drunk when picking up woman at Malta barracks

Friday, May 1, 2015

One drunken-driving arrest led to another early Friday when the person picking up an arrested woman showed up drunk, state police said.
 
Schenectady man accused of firing handgun near school
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of firing handgun near school

Friday, May 1, 2015
A city man has been accused of firing a weapon five times, hitting an occupied house and a parked car late Wednesday morning and prompting nearby schools to lock their doors.
 

Schenectady woman charged after assault with box cutter

Friday, May 1, 2015
A city resident used a box cutter to attack a woman this week, authorities said.
 
After long delay, Cuomo sets date for email meeting
ALBANY

After long delay, Cuomo sets date for email meeting

Friday, May 1, 2015
Following weeks of delay and continued criticism of his administration's handling of emails, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday set a date for a meeting with other state officials to discuss creating a new email retention policy.
 
Fans snap up tickets for ‘Voice’ star Sawyer Frederick’s Palace show
ALBANY

Fans snap up tickets for ‘Voice’ star Sawyer Frederick’s Palace show

Friday, May 1, 2015
The expected line of squealing teens — and, yes, there was a line — for free Sawyer Fredericks tickets this morning outside The Palace Theatre was not loud. And it was not teenaged.
 
Schenectady library book sale set for Saturday
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady library book sale set for Saturday

Friday, May 1, 2015
More than 40,000 books will be available for perusing Saturday at the Friends of the Schenectady County Public Library's annual Spring Used Book Sale.
 
Amsterdam man arrested for second robbery

Amsterdam man arrested for second robbery

Friday, May 1, 2015
An Amsterdam man accused of robbing a gas station, and now a liquor store, has been arrested for the second time in less than a month.
 
'Zombie' property to become community garden tended by kids
SCHENECTADY

'Zombie' property to become community garden tended by kids

Thursday, April 30, 2015
One year after fire destroyed a vacant building at 822 State St., life is returning to the site.
 
Test data to be released by state July 1
CAPITOL

Test data to be released by state July 1

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Results from this year’s state English Language Arts and math tests will be released earlier than normal, state officials announced Thursday.
 
On-the-job fight leads to Amsterdam stabbing
AMSTERDAM

On-the-job fight leads to Amsterdam stabbing

Thursday, April 30, 2015
A fight between employees at an Amsterdam business left one person with a stab wound, police said.
 
 

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