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New citizens being sworn in at 3 upstate New York locations

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Several dozen people will be sworn in as new citizens of the United States during naturalization ceremonies being held on the Fourth of July at three upstate New York locations.

 
Mets down Dodgers 2-1
LOS ANGELES

Mets down Dodgers 2-1

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Plawecki's sacrifice fly wins it.
 
ALBANY

Colonie child porn case dismissed

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Albany County prosecutors took too long to pursue charges against a former Clifton Park town employee who was accused of possessing child pornography on his personal computer, an appeals court ruled this week.
 
DMB still packing SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

DMB still packing SPAC

Friday, July 3, 2015
It’s a staple of summer: that perfect day or two dedicated purely to beverages, hot dogs, friends and music. There are plenty of ways to celebrate, but whether it’s family-friendly or a little more festive, when the big day rolls around, everybody knows it.
 

400-foot Ferris wheel stops: All 66 riders safely taken off

Friday, July 3, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. — A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the Ferris wheel that towers 400 feet over central Florida after the attraction shut down Friday afternoon, authorities said.
 
Local teen plans life in the circus
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Local teen plans life in the circus

Friday, July 3, 2015
Like every pilot who remembers his first flight or athlete who recalls his first varsity game, Keenan Wright-Sanson remembers his first circus performance. He was 15 years old. Now 18, Wright-Sanson said he remembers the electricity of the tent during that first performance.
 
GLENVILLE

Lawsuit alleges missed signs in Glendale death

Friday, July 3, 2015
The family of a man who died of cancer at the Glendale Home is suing the county and the home alleging the home and a doctor there missed signs that could have led to the detection of the cancer earlier.
 
Thruway eyes fall debut for Randall canalside stop
RANDALL

Thruway eyes fall debut for Randall canalside stop

Friday, July 3, 2015

Work is underway this summer on a new Thruway rest area in the Montgomery County town of Randall, between exits 28 and 29, which aims to connect the highway’s travelers with the historic Erie Canal.
 
Plenty of chances to see fireworks displays
CAPITAL REGION

Plenty of chances to see fireworks displays

Friday, July 3, 2015
As people across the country and the Capital Region celebrate Independence Day Saturday, most will be looking to the night skies for entertainment.
 
Casino rules process starts Monday
SCHENECTADY

Casino rules process starts Monday

Friday, July 3, 2015

The state Gaming Commission will meet Monday to discuss definitions and licensing for New York’s first three commercial casinos, including one in Schenectady.
 
2 cars crash into Niskayuna house
NISKAYUNA

2 cars crash into Niskayuna house

Friday, July 3, 2015
One man had to be extricated from a car after two vehicles crashed into a Niskayuna house this afternoon
 
Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

Friday, July 3, 2015
The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember — Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison.
 
Sheldon Silver balks at reporting income, cites federal probe
ALBANY

Sheldon Silver balks at reporting income, cites federal probe

Friday, July 3, 2015
Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is declining to report his outside income on a state disclosure form, citing federal charges that he collected nearly $4 million in kickbacks.
 
Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

Friday, July 3, 2015
A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
 
'Shark Week' returns for 28th year with first Cuban visit
LOS ANGELES

'Shark Week' returns for 28th year with first Cuban visit

Friday, July 3, 2015
Sharks are serious business this summer, with "Sharknado"-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly attacks on beachgoers off the Florida, California and North and South Carolina coasts.
 
 

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