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GLENVILLE

Glenville seeks infrastructure to support Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The effects of a casino in Schenectady will be felt by neighboring Glenville
 
Union College concerned about Schenectady casino
SCHENECTADY

Union College concerned about Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Union College is again reiterating its concerns about the proximity of a casino to its campus in Schenectady, which was just recommended today for a casino by state regulators.
 
State bets on Schenectady casino proposal
ALBANY

State bets on Schenectady casino proposal

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A rubble-strewn brownfield off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady was chosen as the site for a Capital Region casino Wednesday, prompting loud applause at the announcement in Albany and tears in an office in Rotterdam.
 
ALBANY

NY Medicaid proposal for covering transgender treatment

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
New York officials have proposed authorizing coverage for transgender treatment under the state's Medicaid program for low-income New Yorkers.
 
State: We won’t frack here
ALBANY

State: We won’t frack here

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits.
 
Half Moon to set sail for Europe
ALBANY

Half Moon to set sail for Europe

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Half Moon, the replica 17th century Dutch sailing ship that has educated a generation of Capital Region students, is going back to a home it has never seen: the Netherlands.
 
Social media posts, other cues can offer warning
SCHENECTADY

Social media posts, other cues can offer warning

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Facebook posts of Jamell Modest, charged with murdering a mother of four Saturday afternoon, seem foreboding only in hindsight.
 
At long last, gaming board to recommend casino sites
CAPITAL REGION

At long last, gaming board to recommend casino sites

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
After months of rumors and speculation, sites will be chosen Wednesday for New York’s first commercial casinos.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Lawyer asks state to take Ballston Spa fatal Taser case

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A lawyer representing the estate of the Ballston Spa man who died after a confrontation with six police officers is asking the county prosecutor to recuse her office from the case and have the state attorney general conduct an investigation.
 
Inspectors sniff out pot posed as presents at Colonie hotel
COLONIE

Inspectors sniff out pot posed as presents at Colonie hotel

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A Colorado man was arrested Monday after police said he tried to have more than 16 pounds of marijuana disguised as Christmas presents mailed to his Colonie hotel room.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Hearing set on Montgomery County animal cruelty law

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
To gauge residents’ feelings about a new local law strengthen animal welfare and cruelty investigation laws, County Executive Matt Ossenfort will host a public hearing at 7 p.m Wednesday in the Legislative Chambers in the county office building, 64 Broadway.
 
Montgomery County schools ask for state to end aid adjustment
AMSTERDAM

Montgomery County schools ask for state to end aid adjustment

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Area school superintendents and state officials stood together Tuesday to call for the dissolution of the Gap Elimination Adjustment, which would in turn increase state funding for public schools.
 
LAKE GEORGE

Wick returns to Lake George Park Commission post

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Less than a week ago, Lake George Park Commission Executive Director David Wick returned to his job from a two-week suspension. The suspension barely came up at Tuesday’s commission meeting.
 
Grief, anger linger for family of Schenectady murder victim
SCHENECTADY

Grief, anger linger for family of Schenectady murder victim

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Family members have been busy grieving and planning funeral services for 30-year-old Markia Harris, as well as a fundraiser to help pay for those services and help the children.
 
 

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