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The NEW Schenectady: Old places, new faces (introduction to series)

SCHENECTADY

The NEW Schenectady: Old places, new faces (introduction to series)

As a city, Schenectady is a far different place than what it was a decade ago.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 1): Woodlawn, a suburb in the city, takes care of itself

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 1): Woodlawn, a suburb in the city, takes care of itself

Woodlawn’s 2010 census results are offering the city hope for a prosperous future.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 2): Eastern Avenue two neighborhoods in one

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 2): Eastern Avenue two neighborhoods in one

For many, Eastern Avenue is the “good” neighborhood — not the best in the city, but far from the worst.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 3): Despite new homeowners, crime up on city's Hamilton Hill

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 3): Despite new homeowners, crime up on city's Hamilton Hill

Despite an influx of immigrants who bought homes on Hamilton Hill, crime has taken a turn for the worse in a neighborhood that city officials had hoped would be stabilized by the new residents.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 4): The Stockade, defying all expectations

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 4): The Stockade, defying all expectations

As far as statistics go, the Stockade neighborhood has broken all of the rules.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 5): Bellevue not what it was, but loved as it is

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 5): Bellevue not what it was, but loved as it is

Not too many decades ago, Bellevue was a neighborhood of families, where the younger generation often lived upstairs from their elderly parents.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 6): Neighborhood still ‘Pleasant’ for some, not others

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 6): Neighborhood still ‘Pleasant’ for some, not others

Thousands of new residents are pouring into Mont Pleasant, making it the fastest-growing neighborhood in the city.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 7): New look, new residents make downtown vibrant

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 7): New look, new residents make downtown vibrant

Perhaps the greatest measure of how much Schenectady’s downtown has changed in the past decade is that it is no longer compared to the crumbling ghost towns of rust-belt cities.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 8): Northside a fixer-upper

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 8): Northside a fixer-upper

The Italian community in the Northside neighborhood of Schenectady is being replaced by a new set of immigrants, mostly from Latin America.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 9): The many faces of home

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 9): The many faces of home

Tell a Stratford Road family that they live in the Union Street neighborhood and they will politely explain that you’re lost.
They are not in a Union-anything neighborhood. They are in the GE Realty Plot.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 10): Exercises in self-reliance in Vale

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 10): Exercises in self-reliance in Vale

Residents of the city’s smallest neighborhood don’t think anyone’s coming to fix up their troubled home. So they’re doing it themselves.
There’s the man who takes in the homeless and tries to counsel them himself, trying in some cases to break their drug addictions.

The NEW Schenectady (Part 11): The good, the bad and the ugly in Central State Street

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The NEW Schenectady (Part 11): The good, the bad and the ugly in Central State Street

It seems like there’s always construction going on in the Central State Street neighborhood.

46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Poll: Amedore leads Tkaczyk by 10 points in Senate rematch

In the rematch for the 46th state Senate District seat, Republican George Amedore holds a 10-point lead over incumbent Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, according to a Siena Research poll released this morning.

For fire victim Sa’fyre, messages of hope

ROTTERDAM

For fire victim Sa’fyre, messages of hope

Sa’fyre Terry had one message for her aunt Liz Dolder Wednesday afternoon as they faced local television cameras outside the Rotterdam Post Office.

Schenectady police continue to investigate homicide

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Schenectady police continue to investigate homicide

Schenectady police continue to investigate the homicide of a young man shot inside a car on Germania Avenue on Saturday afternoon.

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