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SCHENECTADY

Second arrest made in Schenectady waste oil spill

Monday, July 27, 2015
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with allegations that 125 gallons of oil were illegally dumped on a Schenectady street earlier this month, authorities said.
 
Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs
MALTA

Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs

Monday, July 27, 2015
Anyone who is offered a local restaurant sign as a collector’s item — or sees one decorating a teenager’s man cave — should be on the alert that it might be stolen.
 
ALBANY

Albany sheriff's son charged with DWI

Monday, July 27, 2015
Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple’s son has been arrested on drunken driving charges, police said today.
 
Watervliet police schools officer faces sex abuse charges
ALBANY

Watervliet police schools officer faces sex abuse charges

Monday, July 27, 2015
A Watervliet police officer assigned to the Watervliet School District has been indicted on charges he repeatedly engaged in sexual acts with a 16-year-old girl, authorities said.
 
Police: Scotia cat shot in eye
SCOTIA

Police: Scotia cat shot in eye

Monday, July 27, 2015
Named after the legendary husband-and-wife comedy duo of George Burns and Gracie Allen, these 11-year-old cats have their own stories to tell.
 
Schenectady mayoral hopeful Gibbs arrested
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady mayoral hopeful Gibbs arrested

Monday, July 27, 2015
Schenectady mayoral hopeful Chris Gibbs was arrested and jailed Sunday.
 
Saratoga hat contest brings out creative side
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga hat contest brings out creative side

Monday, July 27, 2015
As soon as Martin Dalhuijsen perched his hand-decorated top hat on his head, decorations began to fall off of it.
 
Muslims spread word about their religion at Schenectady picnic
SCHENECTADY

Muslims spread word about their religion at Schenectady picnic

Monday, July 27, 2015

The people who gathered beneath the Central Park Pavilion on Sunday afternoon were a varied crowd — dark-skinned, light-skinned, young, old, and of varied faiths.
 
Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region
CAPITAL REGION

Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region

Monday, July 27, 2015
Plastic, paper or canvas: In grocery and retail stores across the region, efforts to promote the use of one and completely eliminate another continue.
 
Al-fresco dining a classic summer day treat
CAPITAL REGION

Al-fresco dining a classic summer day treat

Monday, July 27, 2015
There are plenty of pretty local spots to enjoy the outdoors while dining.
 
Hearing Tuesday may be last on Ballston Wal-Mart
BALLSTON

Hearing Tuesday may be last on Ballston Wal-Mart

Monday, July 27, 2015

Opponents of a proposed Wal-Mart store on Route 50 in Ballston are gearing up for what is likely to be the final public hearing on the controversial project.
 
Johnstown panel: End independent water board
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown panel: End independent water board

Monday, July 27, 2015
The draft report from the city of Johnstown’s Charter Review Commission has recommended, among other things, disbanding the city’s independent water board in favor of a board appointed by the Common Council.
 
SCHENECTADY

Shots fired on Albany Street in Schenectady

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Multiple shots were fired early Sunday morning on Albany Street, according to Schenectady police.
 
Man stable after stabbing in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Man stable after stabbing in Schenectady

Sunday, July 26, 2015
A man was stabbed in the area of Nott Terrace and Franklin Street early Sunday morning, according to Schenectady police.
 
 

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