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AMSTERDAM

Contest’s goal: Determine Amsterdam’s oldest building

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
In an effort to spur economic development, the Historic Amsterdam League is hosting a contest to find the oldest building in the city.
 
Jail nurse allegedly stole inmates’ medication
BALLSTON SPA

Jail nurse allegedly stole inmates’ medication

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Authorities say a nurse at the Saratoga County Jail stole prescription drugs intended for inmates over a period of at least eight months.
 
SCHENECTADY

Two charged in Schenectady drug bust

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Schenectady police arrested two city residents following an extensive investigation that resulted in a drug bust Tuesday evening in the city’s Central State neighborhood.
 
GREENFIELD

Sheriff’s Department probes Greenfield intrusion

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Saratoga County sheriff’s investigators are trying to track down an intruder who was discovered in a Middle Grove residence Tuesday afternoon.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Pair charged with Saratoga robbery and burglary

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

City police say a pair of local residents used a BB gun strongly resembling a semiautomatic pistol to conduct a strong-arm robbery of a South Franklin Street residence they targeted earlier this month.
 
Van skids into house, ruptures gas line
SCHENECTADY

Van skids into house, ruptures gas line

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

A large van struck the side of a house on Foster Avenue in Schenectady this afternoon, rupturing a gas line and closing a few blocks of the street.
 
Saratoga police arrest 2 in BB gun robbery
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga police arrest 2 in BB gun robbery

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
City Police say a pair of local residents used a BB gun strongly resembling a semi-automatic pistol to conduct a strong-arm robbery of a South Franklin Street residence they targeted earlier this month.
 
ALBANY

NY reports lower crime rate by ex-offenders

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Fewer than 10 percent of released state inmates are returning to New York prisons for new felonies, according to the latest data from corrections officials.
 
Book program links students with their parents
NISKAYUNA

Book program links students with their parents

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Twice each year, sixth-graders at Van Antwerp Middle School and their parents head back to school after dinner for Book Links, a program that encourages sixth-graders and their parents to read together.
 
WATERFORD

Troy man allegedly extorted money from teacher

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Police say a Troy man faces extortion charges after he allegedly used a sexual relationship he had with his teacher to goad money from her for more than a year.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Seven hospitalized when vehicle hits Amish buggy in Montgomery County

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Seven people were taken to area hospitals Tuesday evening after a motor vehicle rear-ended the back of a horse drawn buggy in the town of Florida, according to authorities.
 
Schenectady shooting brings new calls for solutions
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady shooting brings new calls for solutions

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
A homicide in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood Monday night has sparked renewed calls for the city and residents to focus on efforts to help combat violent crime.
 
Coccadotts co-owner says he was forced out
CAPITAL REGION

Coccadotts co-owner says he was forced out

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
A co-owner of the popular Coccadotts Cake Shop stores in the Capital Region says he was forced out of his job last month after his fellow co-owners learned he was gay.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga restaurant’s owner weighs remodeling, relocating

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Despite good reviews, Javier’s Neuvo Latino Cuisine appears destined to join a revolving door of restaurants and clubs that haven’t been able to sustain longevity at 17 Maple Ave.
 
 

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