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ADIRONDACKS

APA schedules hearings on master plan

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Dates have been set for Adirondack Park Agency hearings on changing the master plan for state lands inside the park.
 
Man indicted in Waterford standoff
BALLSTON SPA

Man indicted in Waterford standoff

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
What started with a young girl calling 911 to report a domestic assault and ended in an armed standoff with Waterford police last month has resulted in Cohoes man facing a 28-count indictment in Saratoga County Court, including nearly two dozen felonies.
 
Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor
NEW YORK

Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is supporting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for a second term.
 
SCHENECTADY

Veteran local attorneys seek Schenectady City Court bench

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Schenectady’s newest City Court judge will be one of two veteran local attorneys. It will be up to voters next month to choose which gets the job.
 
State grant to help return Halfmoon to its solar roots
HALFMOON

State grant to help return Halfmoon to its solar roots

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Halfmoon announced it had been awarded a grant through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s NY Sun program to install solar panels on open land at the Halfmoon Water Treatment Facility on Brook Road.
 
Guilderland pizza place reopens after fire
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland pizza place reopens after fire

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Less than 10 months after catching fire, Ruggiero’s Pizza in Guilderland is serving pizzas again.
 
Proposed Howe Caverns casino operator up for sale
HOWES CAVE

Proposed Howe Caverns casino operator up for sale

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The company that wants to run a casino at Howe Caverns is now up for sale.
 
ALBANY

Staff blamed after student brings gun into Albany school

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The Albany City School District will “aggressively pursue termination” of two staff members at the Abrookin Career and Technical Center who did not search a student after he set off a metal detector by bringing a gun into school.
 
Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Wednesday night’s televised gubernatorial debate drew only about 30 people to Proctors’ GE Theater, most in support of Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins.
 
SELKIRK

No one hurt as train derails at Selkirk yard

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Emergency crews are at the scene of a train derailment at the CSX rail yard in Selkirk.
 
Astorino unloads on Cuomo during lone gubernatoral debate
BUFFALO

Astorino unloads on Cuomo during lone gubernatoral debate

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.
 
Metroplex OKs Alco site environmental review
SCHENECTADY

Metroplex OKs Alco site environmental review

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Metroplex voted Wednesday night to finalize an updated environmental review of the former Alco site, fulfilling the last local approval needed for the Schenectady site to receive a casino license.
 
SCHENECTADY

Historic Schenectady firehouse may see new life

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
A decaying fire station on Third Avenue will finally be fixed if the City Council approves the proposed capital plan included in the 2015 city budget.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs DPW worker hires former city attorney

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The senior engineering technician who signed two waivers forgoing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of water connection fees between 2012 and 2013 has retained Mayor Joanne Yepsen’s former city attorney as legal counsel.
 
 

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