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Schenectady public forum on Alco site zoning changes tonight

Schenectady public forum on Alco site zoning changes tonight

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The Schenectady City Council will hold a public hearing this evening on the proposed zoning changes for the former Alco site, now called Mohawk Harbor.
 
SCOTIA

Car stolen in Rotterdam found in Scotia

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
A car stolen from a Rotterdam garage Sunday was located Monday morning in Scotia.
 
Woerner calls for Sheldon Silver's resignation
ALBANY

Woerner calls for Sheldon Silver's resignation

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Capital Region Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, a Democrat who took office this year, is calling for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to resign.
 
Albany woman leads police on chase
COLONIE

Albany woman leads police on chase

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
An Albany woman is in custody and being psychiatrically evaluated after calling 911 multiple times and leading police on a high-speed chase, police said.
 
Rotterdam gas station robbed for beer, change
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam gas station robbed for beer, change

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Someone broke in to a Rotterdam gas station Sunday night and made off with beer and change, police said.
 
ALBANY

NY postpones Regents exams for storm

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The state Education Department is granting a one-time waiver allowing districts to postpone January Regents Exams, citing a "historic, extraordinary, and widespread confluence of events."
 
ROTTERDAM

Burglars can't get into house, steal car instead

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Police are investigating after thieves broke into a Long Avenue house early Sunday and stole a car from the garage.
 
Capital Region schools’ success with tech varies
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region schools’ success with tech varies

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Some teachers in the Capital Region are Smart Board rock stars, using them to bring video and animation into every lesson.
 
Gazette Bridal Show draws appreciative crowd
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Gazette Bridal Show draws appreciative crowd

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Tables and booths that filled the Hall of Springs and Gideon Putnam on Sunday for the Gazette Bridal Show gave soon-to-be brides an opportunity to hire various services for their upcoming weddings.
 
Coffee-beer brewing in Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Coffee-beer brewing in Saratoga

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Sometimes it’s tough to choose between a strong cup of coffee or a nice cold beer.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa mayor seeks re-election

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Ballston Spa Mayor John P. Romano will run for re-election in March, despite a heart attack last month.
 
Amsterdam's musical talent on display at concert
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam's musical talent on display at concert

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
The Winter Showcase is an opportunity for people to see what is right with the city of Amsterdam. That’s what Terrie Jackson, a singer from Amsterdam, said Sunday after her rendition of Anton Robinson’s “Romance in Eb Major.”
 
Proposed tip-wage increase a mixed blessing
CAPITAL REGION

Proposed tip-wage increase a mixed blessing

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
The New York State Wage Board is weighing whether to recommend increasing the minimum salary for tipped restaurant workers from $5 per hour (it’s $5.65 for other tipped workers, such as in hotels) possibly to $7 per hour.
 
ALBANY

Awesome DiFranco calmer, still inspired at Egg

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Now older and more family-centered, Ani DiFranco has calmed down slightly. Friday night, the sold-out crowd at The Egg’s Hart Theater probably wanted her wilder, but even at her tamest, she is still wild, and her show, the opening performance of her tour, was awesome.
 
 

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