Carlson Nunes, the man convicted in the February 2015 killing of Carlos Figueroa in Schenectady, received 22 years to life at a sentencing this morning marked by emotional statements from the victim’s family.
The U.S. Treasury Department recently warned people to remain on alert for phone scammers claiming to be government representatives, and a Schenectady woman on Monday said she fended off just such a scammer.
From the air, everything looks different. On Thursday, Gazette photographer Marc Schultz and I took a helicopter ride to get an aerial view of ongoing projects and popular sites in Schenectady as well as Amsterdam.
The late Mary Stella Greco spent her life helping others around the world through missionary work and monetary donations. The kids at Albany's Pine Hills Elementary are continuing that legacy by raising money for wells in Tanzania.