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Developer gambling on 'great' Schenectady location

SCHENECTADY

Developer gambling on 'great' Schenectady location

The City Council is looking to sell a building destroyed by fire on Union Street to Jeff Buell of Sequence Development. Buell bid $10,000 on the building at 708 Union St. and plans to invest between $250,000 and $300,000 to convert it into a five-unit apartment building.

Steinmetz bust to be unveiled at site of scientist's home

SCHENECTADY

Steinmetz bust to be unveiled at site of scientist's home

Charles Proteus Steinmetz was every bit the electrical genius of Thomas Edison or Nicolas Tesla, but without the ego. That’s the opinion of Joe Hayden, the adopted great-grandson of the man often called the Wizard of Schenectady

Local wrestler eager to enter Schenectady Armory ring

GLENVILLE

Local wrestler eager to enter Schenectady Armory ring


Local wrestler Jeff Kausch, known professionally as Jeff Starr, is planning a surprise ring entrance for the wrestling event at the Schenectady Armory on Friday.

Retiring Schenectady County assistant DA made a Patroon

SCHENECTADY

Retiring Schenectady County assistant DA made a Patroon

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy gave Assistant District Attorney Philip Mueller a Patroon during his retirement party this evening.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady, UAlbany center join MetroLab network

The city of Schenectady and the University at Albany’s Center for Technology in Government have been accepted into the MetroLab Network, a group of public-private partnerships focused on bringing data to local governments.

Vacant lot in Rotterdam Junction sold

The Capital Region Land Bank sold a vacant lot on Isabella Street in Rotterdam Junction, the Land Bank announced on Wednesday.

NISKAYUNA

Another Aqueduct Road development proposed in Niskayuna


Plans for a development along the Mohawk River and Aqueduct Road were recently submitted to the town of Niskayuna by developer Richard DiSarro.

SCHENECTADY

Man accused in Schenectady murder rejects plea bargain offer


One of the defendants in the shooting death of Lasean Gause last summer rejected a plea offer on Monday, pressing his case to trial.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man allegedly tried to set house on fire


A city man tried to light a residence on fire and then used a vehicle to drive at someone, endangering them early Sunday, authorities said.

Ex-Mazzone employee files suit over withheld tips

ALBANY

Ex-Mazzone employee files suit over withheld tips

A former employee of Prime at Saratoga National is suing Mazzone Management, saying the catering and restaurant giant illegally withheld tips and failed to pay overtime wages.

ViaPort’s Sears store set to close

ROTTERDAM

ViaPort’s Sears store set to close

The Sears store and the connected Sears Auto Center at ViaPort Rotterdam will close this summer, the latest in a series of sweeping changes at the former Rotterdam Square mall.

Hugh Farley announces retirement from N.Y. Senate

ALBANY

Hugh Farley announces retirement from N.Y. Senate

After 40 years in the state Senate, Hugh Farley says he is done with politics.

Gillibrand seeks 'Promise Zone' designation for Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Gillibrand seeks 'Promise Zone' designation for Schenectady

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, is pushing for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to designate the city of Schenectady as a federal “Promise Zone” to receive assistance for community development.

Schenectady man draws 27 years for ’14 shooting, assault

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man draws 27 years for ’14 shooting, assault


A city man received a total sentence of 27 years in state prison for a 2014 shooting that left a man paralyzed and for an unrelated assault.

Partnership lets international students stay longer

NISKAYUNA

Partnership lets international students stay longer


Yushi Li of China finishes his first year at Niskayuna High School next month and plans on another two years and a degree.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady to go purple to aid people battling cancer


The city will go purple later this month to raise money for people affected by cancer.

SCHENECTADY

Transfinder partners with Dubai company

The two companies plan to work together as transportation providers are looking for safer and more effective ways to operator within new regulations, Transfinder said in a news release on Monday.

SCHENECTADY

9 Schenectady parks to get some love Saturday

The Schenectady parks chosen as part of the event include the Central Park Greenhouse, Riverside Park, Steinmetz Park, Woodlawn Park, Woodlawn Preserve, Jerry Burrell Park, Hillhurst Park, Wallingford Park and Vale.

SCHENECTADY

BizHub created to advise Schenectady entrepreneurs

The BizHub team of advisers will work out of the BizLab, a technology accelerator on State Street, to help start-up companies in the areas of accounting, human resources, legal and recruiting services.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police investigating Union Street armed robbery

Schenectady police are investigating an armed robbery that happened last night on Union Street.

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