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Schenectady chamber names Good News winners

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Chamber of Schenectady County announced the winners of its annual Good News awards Wednesday.
 
Aunt of 5-year-old homicide victim in court for alleged abuse
ALBANY COUNTY

Aunt of 5-year-old homicide victim in court for alleged abuse

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The abuse trial of Brenda Van Alstyne, the aunt of Kenneth White, the 5-year-old boy killed in December, got underway Wednesday in Albany County Family Court.
 
Prostitution, illegal massages alleged in Glenville
GLENVILLE

Prostitution, illegal massages alleged in Glenville

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A Schenectady woman is charged with prostitution and performing unlicensed massage, and another is accused of aiding in the performance of unlicensed massage for activities alleged to have taken place at the X and Y Relaxation Centre on Route 50.
 
Baptist Health aides eye union
GLENVILLE

Baptist Health aides eye union

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
More than 160 caregivers at Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will vote next month on whether to unionize following several years of growing discontent with management over short staffing and supply shortages.
 
Prosecutor: Pair paid teen for Schenectady arson
SCHENECTADY

Prosecutor: Pair paid teen for Schenectady arson

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A Schenectady mother and son solicited a 14-year-old boy to burn down their rental property so they could collect $200,000 in insurance money, a prosecutor told a Schenectady County Court jury Wednesday.
 
Neighboring building survives Schenectady fire-scene demolition
SCHENECTADY

Neighboring building survives Schenectady fire-scene demolition

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The building next to the two Jay Street apartments gutted by a fatal fire almost three weeks ago survived demolition Wednesday, ensuring the safety of the businesses inside.
 
SCHENECTADY

Prosecutor: Revenge at heart of 2009 Schenectady murder

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A fatal January 2009 shooting at the former Tip Toe Inn was motivated by gang relationships and revenge, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady to get bike path grant

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Schenectady will receive $56,250 in federal grant funding for the creation of a bike infrastructure master plan, Mayor Gary McCarthy announced Wednesday.
 
2 arrested in Glenville prostitution, unlicensed massage sting
GLENVILLE

2 arrested in Glenville prostitution, unlicensed massage sting

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A Schenectady woman is charged with prostitution and performing unlicensed massage, and another with unlicensed massage, for activities alleged to have taken place at X and Y Relaxation Centre in Glenville.
 
Mother, son on trial in Schenectady arson
SCHENECTADY

Mother, son on trial in Schenectady arson

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A Schenectady mother and son solicited a 14-year-old boy to burn down their rental property to get $200,000 in insurance money, a prosecutor told a Schenectady County Court jury this morning.
 
Exotic-dancing Schenectady sisters sue strip club
COLONIE

Exotic-dancing Schenectady sisters sue strip club

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Three exotic-dancing sisters from Schenectady are suing the adult club Shenanigan’s and a related business, alleging they illegally stripped away their pay.
 
Glenville farmer finds support in court
GLENVILLE

Glenville farmer finds support in court

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Standing beside people waving American flags and flags that read “Don’t Tread On Me,” Sarah Fish stood outside the Glenville Municipal Center holding two signs with more specific messages — “TAKE YOUR AGENDA TO A FACTORY FARM” and “SUPPORT FAMILY FARMS.”
 
Jay Street demolition might rout two more businesses
SCHENECTADY

Jay Street demolition might rout two more businesses

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A building next to the two Jay Street buildings destroyed by a fatal fire more than two weeks ago is in danger of being significantly damaged during demolition.
 
Buyer of Union Street property in Schenectady plans upgrades
SCHENECTADY

Buyer of Union Street property in Schenectady plans upgrades

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The developer looking to open Schenectady’s first wine bar is already onto his next project in the city.
 
NISKAYUNA

Proposed Niskayuna 2015-16 school budget released

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Interim Superintendent John Yagielski on Tuesday night presented a proposed 2015-16 budget that totals $78.1 million, a 1 percent increase over this year’s $77.3 million.
 
 

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