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Floods biggest fear for Mohawk Harbor
SCHENECTADY

Floods biggest fear for Mohawk Harbor

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
What’s scarier than a casino? Flooding, at least in the minds of many Schenectady residents who wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this summer.
 
Pulitzer-winning native comes home to help Gloversville library
GLOVERSVILLE

Pulitzer-winning native comes home to help Gloversville library

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Russo’s relationship with the Gloversville Public Library began in the early stages of his childhood.
 
Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council
AMSTERDAM

Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
City residents will vote Nov. 4 to amend the city charter, which, in turn, could alter the balance of power in City Hall.
 
Doctor tests positive for Ebola in New York City
NEW YORK

Doctor tests positive for Ebola in New York City

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Jail guard suing Schenectady County

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A 12-year corrections officer at the Schenectady County jail is suing the sheriff’s department and county, alleging she has been repeatedly shut out of promotions because of her race and gender.
 
HALFMOON

Campaign watchdog group slams both parties in Halfmoon races

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Halfmoon Republicans released a mailer wrongly characterizing one Democratic opponent as having been arrested in a “massive cocaine sting” and another as failing to vote before running for office, Fair Campaign Practices for the Capital Region concluded.
 
ADIRONDACKS

APA schedules hearings on master plan

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Dates have been set for Adirondack Park Agency hearings on changing the master plan for state lands inside the park.
 
Man indicted in Waterford standoff
BALLSTON SPA

Man indicted in Waterford standoff

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
What started with a young girl calling 911 to report a domestic assault and ended in an armed standoff with Waterford police last month has resulted in Cohoes man facing a 28-count indictment in Saratoga County Court, including nearly two dozen felonies.
 
Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor
NEW YORK

Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is supporting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for a second term.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Try these events this weekend

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Looking for some good fun this weekend? Here's our picks for getting out and about.
 
Senators plan bill to block benefits for ex-Nazis
WASHINGTON

Senators plan bill to block benefits for ex-Nazis

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Two Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits.
 
White House fence jumper charged with assault
WASHINGTON

White House fence jumper charged with assault

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.
 

'Pilfered' pumpkins end up pleasing pigs' palates

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs.
 
Dancing priests become Internet sensation
ROME

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral.
 

Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.
 
 

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