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SCCC program making healthy careers
SCHENECTADY

SCCC program making healthy careers

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Schenectady County Community College is piecing together a career ladder for students who can’t afford to go to college but are searching for a way out of the minimum wage dead-end.
 
Students chase the wind at annual GE challenge
SCHENECTADY

Students chase the wind at annual GE challenge

Saturday, April 18, 2015
About 200 students from 19 schools around the Capital Region competed Saturday in the KidWind Challenge for prizes and a chance to go to the East Coast Regional Championship in Virginia April 25.
 
NISKAYUNA

Alleged Niskayuna burglar arrested

Saturday, April 18, 2015
A man is facing a felony burglary charge after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing a house in Niskayuna, according to police.
 
Solar battle: Glenville versus Schenectady County
GLENVILLE

Solar battle: Glenville versus Schenectady County

Friday, April 17, 2015
A solar array that will more than double Schenectady County’s solar energy production and save the county an estimated $30,000 annually on energy bills is being built on three acres on Hetcheltown Road.
 
Rotterdam police pay $360K for breaking boy’s arm
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam police pay $360K for breaking boy’s arm

Friday, April 17, 2015
A lawsuit stemming from allegations two Rotterdam police officers broke a teenager’s arm while removing him from a school bus in 2013 has resulted in a $360,000 settlement, according to the attorney for the boy’s family.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Metroplex plans to refinance bonds

Friday, April 17, 2015
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority wants to refinance $22 million worth of bonds in an effort to save about $155,000 a year.
 
Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing
ALBANY

Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing

Friday, April 17, 2015
A Schenectady woman has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly stabbing a man in Albany during a domestic dispute, then becoming violent with police.
 
Arrest made in Rotterdam armed robbery
ROTTERDAM

Arrest made in Rotterdam armed robbery

Friday, April 17, 2015
An Amsterdam man has been arrested in connection to a January armed robbery of a Rotterdam convenience store.
 
Longtime GE researcher dies, started career on Manhattan Project
NISKAYUNA

Longtime GE researcher dies, started career on Manhattan Project

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Ralph De Blois’ first job was more memorable than most.
 
Buhrmasters cut down last of apple trees
GLENVILLE

Buhrmasters cut down last of apple trees

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Charles William Buhrmaster was the first in his family to grow apples at the corner of Swaggertown and Worden roads, buying the orchard there in 1926. The five acres of Macoun apple trees that remained were cut down by Buhrmaster Farm employees over 10 recent days, with the last being chopped April 6.
 
Let's Talk Business Expo unveils lively Freemans Bridge Road corridor
GLENVILLE

Let's Talk Business Expo unveils lively Freemans Bridge Road corridor

Thursday, April 16, 2015
With a $20.5 million cleanup of a hazardous waste site and $1 million water line planned in the area of lower Freemans Bridge Road, Glenville town Supervisor Chris Koetzle says it’s time to make the corridor — a unique mix of industrial and retail businesses — shine.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school budget includes small tax hike

Thursday, April 16, 2015
School taxes will go up slightly if the proposed Schenectady City School District budget is approved.
 
Walgreens closing store in Schenectady health center
SCHENECTADY

Walgreens closing store in Schenectady health center

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Hometown Health Centers CEO Joseph Gambino says a decision by Walgreens to close its Schenectady location next week could leave local customers in the lurch.
 

Glenville pauses permits on some businesses

Thursday, April 16, 2015
New strip clubs, pawn shops, massage parlors, consignment shops and more won’t be allowed in Glenville for at least six months.
 
Schenectady Muni golf course opens
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Muni golf course opens

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The Schenectady Municipal Golf Course will open today for the 2015 season.
 
 

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