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Local presidential delegates show passion for politics

CAPITAL REGION

Local presidential delegates show passion for politics

Josephine Moore and John Herrick have very little common ground when it comes to politics, except during this particular election cycle. They both want to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House.

Niska-Day 35 a fiesta to remember

NISKAYUNA

Niska-Day 35 a fiesta to remember

For many, Niska-Day is not just about the parade or the fair or performances.

It’s a family affair at sixth annual Walk-n-Roll for spina bifida

SCHENECTADY

It’s a family affair at sixth annual Walk-n-Roll for spina bifida

Eight-year-old NyAisha Linen brought her whole family to the sixth annual Walk-n-Roll for spina bifida in Schenectady’s Central Park on Saturday, organized by the Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York (SBANENY).

See the winning float in Niska-Day parade

NISKAYUNA

See the winning float in Niska-Day parade

A float constructed by St. George's Episcopal Church of Schenectady won first prize in the Niska-Day parade today.

SCHENECTADY

Sewer repair to close Crane Street in Schenectady

An emergency sewer repair will close part of Crane Street in Schenectady starting Monday, the Department of Utilities said in a press release.

Officer Zampella pleads guilty to traffic violations, returns to work

SCHENECTADY

Officer Zampella pleads guilty to traffic violations, returns to work

A city officer suspended since March returned to work Friday after admitting to two traffic violations to resolve a misdemeanor case brought against him.

Amedore announces re-election bid to Senate

46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Amedore announces re-election bid to Senate

Vowing to continue fighting to make New York more affordable, George Amedore announced his bid for re-election to the state Senate today.

Schenectady cop pleads guilty to traffic violations

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady cop pleads guilty to traffic violations

A suspended city police officer formally admitted to traffic violations today, resolving the misdemeanor case brought against him.

ALBANY

Albany Thruway accident kills two

An early morning accident on the Thruway near Exit 24 claimed the lives of two people, including a Schenectady woman, state police said.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady man found guilty of rape

A jury has found that a Schenectady man raped an 11-year old girl twice last year, according to the Schenectady County District Attorney's Office.

$600,000 in safety improvements planned for Plotter Kill

ROTTERDAM

$600,000 in safety improvements planned for Plotter Kill

Just one year after a teenager fell to her death while hiking at Plotter Kill Preserve, her family, friends and local legislators announced $600,000 in planned safety improvements to ensure a similar tragedy doesn’t happen again.

SCHENECTADY

Judge sets bail in Schenectady bird-shot case

Khalik Martin fired a shotgun loaded with bird shot and deadlier slugs at a man four times, a prosecutor said this week.

SCCC president offers apology for his arrest

SCHENECTADY

SCCC president offers apology for his arrest

Addressing the 2016 graduating class Thursday afternoon, Moono apologized directly to his colleagues and the college — but mostly the students.

Officer: Accused Schenectady murderer alluded to additional victims

SCHENECTADY

Officer: Accused Schenectady murderer alluded to additional victims

The man accused in last September’s killing of a woman and brutal attack on a man made chilling comments to a jail booking officer upon his intake at the facility, according to testimony at a pre-trial hearing Thursday.

Live: SCCC President Moono apologizes to grads for ‘distraction’

SCHENECTADY

Live: SCCC President Moono apologizes to grads for ‘distraction’

Addressing the 2016 graduating class, Schenectady County Community College President Steady Moono apologized that his recent arrest for impaired driving had created a distraction over their commencement.

Schenectady Planning Commission OKs apartments, theater

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Planning Commission OKs apartments, theater

The city Planning Commission approved new apartments on State Street and a theater on North Jay Street during a meeting Wednesday evening.

Schenectady man faces murder charge in shooting

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man faces murder charge in shooting

A city resident has been charged with murder in the May 6 home invasion killing of a Brooklyn man.

Office/retail building in Scotia nearly done

SCOTIA

Office/retail building in Scotia nearly done

Years of waiting and months of construction are nearing an end on Mohawk Avenue in Scotia, as work wraps up on a new office/retail building near the gateway to the village.

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna students planning bigger, better Relay for Life

Niskayuna High School students are gearing up for the annual Relay for Life, an all-night walk that raises money for cancer research and brings awareness and support to those battling the disease.

SCCC president, a top aide plead guilty to DWAI

DUANESBURG

SCCC president, a top aide plead guilty to DWAI

Schenectady County Community College President Steady Moono and a top aide pleaded guilty Wednesday evening to reduced charges of DWAI to satisfy drunken driving charges stemming from separate Duanesburg arrests May 5.

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