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SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools chief gets no answers in meeting with feds

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Schenectady City School District Superintendent Laurence Spring met with officials from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on Thursday but left with no clear answers about the complaint he brought to the agency’s attention.
 
Beloved Schenectady salon perfects designing hair to accent face
SCHENECTADY

Beloved Schenectady salon perfects designing hair to accent face

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Ralf and Anita Torkel run a little-known but much-loved salon near the Crosstown Plaza on State Street, in that part of Schenectady that edges up to Niskayuna and Colonie.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Free cab ride program a holiday tradition

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Martin, Harding & Mazzotti has offered its Free Ride Home program to Capital Region residents on major holidays for more than a decade.
 
Marine Corps sashes banned at Saratoga High graduation
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Marine Corps sashes banned at Saratoga High graduation

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Three students at Saratoga Springs High School were not allowed to wear United States Marine Corps sashes at their graduation last week, as the sashes did not comply with the school’s graduation dress code.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs school district, teachers agree on contract

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Saratoga Springs City School District and the Saratoga Springs Teachers Association have approved a new four-year contract that is retroactive to July 1, 2014.
 
Schenectady's water judged county's best
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady's water judged county's best

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Schenectady edged its opponents by a small margin, advancing the city to the competition’s next stage.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man indicted in YMCA arson

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Gloversville man accused of setting fire to the city's YMCA in May has been indicted on five charges, including felony arson.
 
NY Gaming Commission to discuss casino licenses

NY Gaming Commission to discuss casino licenses

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The state Gaming Commission will meet on Monday to discuss definitions and licensing for New York’s first three commercial casinos, including one in Schenectady.
 
Cuomo: Tourism economic impact in NY state hit $100B in '14
ALBANY

Cuomo: Tourism economic impact in NY state hit $100B in '14

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the total economic impact of New York state's tourism topped $100 billion last year for the first time.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Police: Store owner illegally sold fireworks

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The owner of a Schenectady convenience store was arrested after authorities say he illegally handled fireworks out of his store in the city’s Mont Pleasant neighborhood.
 
Suspect sought in Schenectady bank robbery
SCHENECTADY

Suspect sought in Schenectady bank robbery

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The KeyBank branch on Eastern Parkway in Schenectady was robbed Thursday morning, sparking a search for a suspect but no announced arrest.
 
New warden, increased security after New York prison escape
ALBANY

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

Thursday, July 2, 2015
A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate New York where two inmates escaped last month, and a range of new security measures has been put in place.
 
Dog running for Schenectady mayor
SCHENECTADY

Dog running for Schenectady mayor

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
A fourth mayoral candidate is entering the race, running as “Schenectady’s best friend.”
 
Escape prompts changes at Dannemora
DANNEMORA

Escape prompts changes at Dannemora

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
New security measures are being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.
 
 

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