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Clinton seizes on debate woes

Clinton seizes on debate woes

Hillary Clinton moved to capitalize Tuesday on a sharp-edged debate performance that exposed vulnerabilities for Donald Trump, while Trump scrambled to move his campaign forward.

Officials and friends remember John C. Egan

ALBANY

Officials and friends remember John C. Egan

Former NYS General Services Commissioner John C. Egan, who played a major role in building the physical landscape of the Capital District during his more than 50 years in public service at various state agencies, died on Friday. He was 86.

Schenectady stabbing sends man to hospital

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady stabbing sends man to hospital

A Tuesday afternoon stabbing on Baker Avenue sent one man to Albany Medical Center for treatment, police said.

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.

School renovation project may be slated for Schenectady voters

SCHENECTADY

School renovation project may be slated for Schenectady voters

Schenectady voters may be asked in May to approve a $50 million project for renovation work at some of the city’s 11 elementary schools as the second of four major construction projects at city schools.

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

The Gloversville Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man who is wanted in connection with a series of break-ins to a local business.

Superintendents convey state test concern to Commissioner Elia

ALBANY

Superintendents convey state test concern to Commissioner Elia

Superintendents from across the state on Tuesday conveyed concerns to Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia about persistent parental anxiety over state tests and an upcoming increase in the passing grades for certain exams.

Federal lawsuit filed in wake of 2010 Gloversville murder settled

GLOVERSVILLE

Federal lawsuit filed in wake of 2010 Gloversville murder settled

The federal lawsuit filed by Derek Kenney in the wake of his 2010 jailing on murder charges which were later dropped has now been settled, according to court filings.

Niskayuna considers new zoning district; affects O.D. Heck

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna considers new zoning district; affects O.D. Heck

If a new zoning district is created, Niskayuna plans to look into rezoning a portion of Consaul and Balltown roads that includes the O.D. Heck Development Center, even as the facility’s future remains uncertain.

Smooth transition for Niskayuna roundabout

NISKAYUNA

Smooth transition for Niskayuna roundabout

Niskayuna’s new roundabout hasn’t yet left any drivers spinning.

Local cities report mixed results compared to FBI crime analysis

CAPITAL REGION

Local cities report mixed results compared to FBI crime analysis

The number of violent crimes nationally ticked upwards in 2015, while property crimes continued to drop, according to an FBI analysis released Monday. Locally, cities reported mixed results, some following the federal trends, while others did not.

Corinth man sentenced to 69 years to life for sex crimes

SARATOGA COUNTY

Corinth man sentenced to 69 years to life for sex crimes

A Corinth man convicted in what one official called one of the worst cases of sexual abuse he’d seen received a total sentence Tuesday of 69 years to life in state prison, Saratoga County District Attorney’s officials said.

Schenectady County to expand access to healthy food at pantries

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County to expand access to healthy food at pantries

Schenectady County and several health organizations announced Tuesday an effort to expand access to healthy foods at five local pantries.

Queensbury woman allegedly stole $17,000

WARREN COUNTY

Queensbury woman allegedly stole $17,000

The Warren County Sheriff's office has announced the arrest of a Queensbury woman for allegedly stealing from an acquaintance's bank account.

It's Voter Registration Day! Here's how to get registered

It's Voter Registration Day! Here's how to get registered

The deadline to register to vote in this year's presidential election is October 14th.

Trump says he may hit 'harder' in next debate; Clinton hammers back with web spot

Trump says he may hit 'harder' in next debate; Clinton hammers back with web spot

Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that Hillary Clinton did not get under his skin during their first debate and suggested he may "hit her harder" in their next encounter by raising the subject of former President Bill Clinton's infidelities.

Police investigate UAlbany student's death

ALBANY

Police investigate UAlbany student's death

Police at the University at Albany are investigating death of a student found in a wooded area on campus Monday afternoon, but police said there is no indication of foul play.

SCHENECTADY

Part of Eastern Avenue remains closed Tuesday

A section of Eastern Avenue remains closed Tuesday to all but local traffic while new water service is installed, the City Department of Utilities said.

10 charged after Schenectady drug detail

10 charged after Schenectady drug detail

Schenectady Police said over several hours on Friday, Sept. 23, they arrested and charged 10 people with drug-related offenses during an investigation, near the intersection of Crane Street and Sixth Avenue, focusing on drug activity and the groups that gather in that area.

Clinton, Trump press pointed attacks in first debate

HEMPSTEAD

Clinton, Trump press pointed attacks in first debate

Donald Trump relentlessly attacked Hillary Clinton over trade and her private email server during their fiery first debate Monday night, often brusquely interrupting her, while Clinton portrayed Trump as unqualified for the presidency and lacking facts to back up his arguments.

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