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Public won't review casino sign changes
SCHENECTADY

Public won't review casino sign changes

Friday, July 24, 2015
The city Planning Commission on Wednesday approved the site plan for the Rivers Casino, but some commissioners plan to review requested changes to the pylon sign, and exclude the public as they do so.
 
Vehicle seized in probe of Schenectady woman's killing
COEYMANS

Vehicle seized in probe of Schenectady woman's killing

Friday, July 24, 2015
The investigation into the disappearance and death of Schenectady resident Shelby Countermine has taken investigators as far away as Rochester, police confirmed Thursday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Brooklyn man charged in Schenectady shooting

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A Brooklyn man is accused of shooting and robbing a man who later drove himself to the hospital, authorities said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man pleads guilty to arson

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A man arrested in May and accused of setting five fires, including two in vacant buildings in April, pleaded guilty to arson this week.
 
ALBANY

Metroland honors Gazette as best daily newspaper

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Daily Gazette was named the region’s best daily newspaper in Metroland’s annual Best of the Capital Region issue, out this week.
 
Glenville man allegedly had 174 cartons of illegal cigarettes
GLENVILLE

Glenville man allegedly had 174 cartons of illegal cigarettes

Thursday, July 23, 2015
A Scotia man is facing felony charges for tax fraud and possession of unlawfully stamped cigarettes, the Department of Taxation and Finance announced on Thursday.
 
Schenectady shooting victim sent to hospital
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady shooting victim sent to hospital

Thursday, July 23, 2015
A male in his 20’s was shot on Schenectady Street Thursday morning and transported to Albany Medical Center.
 
SCCC may offer program in marijuana growing
SCHENECTADY

SCCC may offer program in marijuana growing

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Fiorello Pharmaceuticals has pledged to provide $100,000 to Schenectady County Community College if it is one of five contractors chosen by the state Health Department to provide marijuana to patients suffering from certain medical conditions.
 
Schenectady casino design gets green light
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady casino design gets green light

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The city Planning Commission approved the site plan for the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor — with one no vote — after a two-hour meeting Wednesday evening.
 
New Schenectady County river patrol ready for anything
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

New Schenectady County river patrol ready for anything

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Schenectady County Sheriff’s Office’s new Marine Patrol may be just one boat, but the two deputies tasked with driving it know it can handle a high-speed chase.
 
Cause sought for Schenectady fire that displaced 10
SCHENECTADY

Cause sought for Schenectady fire that displaced 10

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A house fire on Carrie Street in Schenectady Wednesday evening displaced 10 people, including three children.
 
SCHENECTADY

3 charged after dispute with Schenectady firefighters

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A city fire truck leaving the scene of a call crashed into a parked vehicle, leading to a heated confrontation between its owners and firefighters and eventually the arrests of three residents, authorities said.
 
Trustco slammed for ‘unsafe or unsound’ practices

Trustco slammed for ‘unsafe or unsound’ practices

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Comptroller of the Currency of the United States of America found “unsafe or unsound banking practices” at TrustCo Bank, headquartered in Glenville, according to an agreement between both entities.
 
Stratton expects boost for city from harbor, casino project
SCHENECTADY

Stratton expects boost for city from harbor, casino project

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Former Schenectady Mayor Brian U. Stratton stood at the edge of the old Alco site overlooking the Mohawk River and said, “This is breathtaking.”
 
Disney gets $1M grant for 'Newsies' teching at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Disney gets $1M grant for 'Newsies' teching at Proctors

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It turns out a 25 percent tax credit that lured Disney to produce “Newsies” in Schenectady didn’t actually go into effect until Jan. 1, more than two months after they were done producing the show. So on Tuesday, the state awarded Disney a $1 million grant to make up most of the cost of the lost credit.
 
 

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