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Council candidate proposes turning garage into rec center

SCHENECTADY

Council candidate proposes turning garage into rec center

City Council candidate Alex Jurczynski presented a concept on Tuesday afternoon to convert a city-owned abandoned garage into a recreational center.

Debate: Skidmore draws standing-room crowd

SCHENECTADY

Debate: Skidmore draws standing-room crowd

A large crowd of Skidmore College students betrayed their inner loyalties for Hillary Clinton during a debate watch party at the college’s Tang Museum on Monday night.

Debate: Proctors puts big show on the big screen

SCHENECTADY

Debate: Proctors puts big show on the big screen

Staring up at a 50-foot screen that displayed Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump side by side, Malik Butler felt like he had a front-row seat to the first presidential debate of the 2016 election. “I feel like I’m in the crowd,” the Schenectady resident said.

Proctors, Tang hosting debate-watching events on Monday

CAPITAL REGION

Proctors, Tang hosting debate-watching events on Monday

When Philip Morris and Christopher B. Mann say things won’t get overly heated during Monday night’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, they’re not talking about just the candidates.

In N.Y. House race, presidential election hard to avoid

NEW PALTZ

In N.Y. House race, presidential election hard to avoid

The race for New York's 19th Congressional District, which covers a large and politically split swath of the Hudson Valley, is a glimpse at what the 2016 presidential campaign might have been.

CVS land swap wins Burnt Hills vote

BURNT HILLS

CVS land swap wins Burnt Hills vote

Voters in the Burnt Hills Fire District have approved a land swap that will allow plans for a new CVS pharmacy on Lakehill Road to go forward.

Saratoga County Republican Committee chooses new chairman

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County Republican Committee chooses new chairman

The Saratoga County Republican Committee has chosen Steve Bulger of Clifton Park as the new party chairman, replacing John Herrick.

Schenectady GOP endorses Jurczynski for City Council

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady GOP endorses Jurczynski for City Council

Schenectady Republicans have endorsed Alex Jurczynski in the race for a recently-vacated City Council seat.

Faso and Teachout spar in first debate

ALBANY

Faso and Teachout spar in first debate

19th Congressional District candidates John Faso and Zephyr Teachout sparred in a WAMC Northeast Public Radio debate Thursday that stuck mostly to well-tread talking points, but veered briefly into the personal when Teachout attacked Faso’s Assembly voting record.

Democratic Committee endorses Zalewski-Wildzunas for City Council

SCHENECTADY

Democratic Committee endorses Zalewski-Wildzunas for City Council

Schenectady City Democratic Committee endorsed on Thursday Karen Zalewski-Wildzunas for a recently vacated city council seat that will be up for grabs in November.

Primary day voter turnout very low, as expected

CAPITAL REGION

Primary day voter turnout very low, as expected

Turnouts Tuesday night for the party balloting that set the table for November's general elections ranged locally from 20 percent to as low as 7 percent. Why?

Tedisco, Walsh win primaries in a night with few surprises

CAPITAL REGION

Tedisco, Walsh win primaries in a night with few surprises

Jim Tedisco cruised to victory on Tuesday night in the Republican primary for the 49th Senate District, and party-favored candidates won Republican primaries for two Assembly seats.

Capital Region voters head to polls for primaries

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region voters head to polls for primaries

The Capital Region's registered Republicans will vote on a potential replacement for the region's longest-serving state Senator today and decide other primary races as well.

Former Schenectady mayor’s son to seek empty City Council seat

SCHENECTADY

Former Schenectady mayor’s son to seek empty City Council seat

Alex Jurczynski, the son of former Schenectady mayor Albert Jurczynski, is making a push for a City Council seat vacated last week.

Ballston residents battling for 112th Assembly seat

112TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Ballston residents battling for 112th Assembly seat

The one thing for certain even before Tuesday's Republican primary in the 112th Assembly District is that the winning candidate will be from the town of Ballston.

Schenectady City Councilman John Ferrari resigns

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady City Councilman John Ferrari resigns

Schenectady City Councilman John Ferrari resigned Tuesday afternoon.

Boyark, Moser seek seat in 113th Assembly District

113TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Boyark, Moser seek seat in 113th Assembly District

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, registered Republicans will go to the polls to chose between Chris Boyark of Mechanicville and Gerard Moser of Malta as their candidate to take on Democrat Carrie Woerner for her seat in the 113th Assembly District in November.

Common Core criticism standard in state Senate races

Common Core criticism standard in state Senate races

In state Senate races, antipathy toward Common Core education standards and annual state tests cuts across party lines: both Democrats and Republicans find reasons to pile on to statewide criticism.

'Experienced' Tedisco, 'outsider' Klueg eye Senate seat

49TH SENATE DISTRICT

'Experienced' Tedisco, 'outsider' Klueg eye Senate seat

Republicans James Tedisco and Christian Klueg are vying for a Senate seat held by one man for 40 years and are running on opposite platforms.

Scotia-Glenville Republican Committee endorses Tedisco, Walsh

SCOTIA & GLENVILLE

Scotia-Glenville Republican Committee endorses Tedisco, Walsh

The Scotia-Glenville Republican Committee announced that it is endorsing Jim Tedisco and Mary Beth Walsh in local upcoming primaries.

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