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Schenectady County retired teachers group marks 50 years
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady County retired teachers group marks 50 years

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Schenectady County Retired Teachers Association celebrated its 50th anniversary Wednesday with a luncheon at Schenectady County Community College.
 
Want a parrot's trust? This program is for you
NISKAYUNA

Want a parrot's trust? This program is for you

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Capital Region Parrot Society is a nonprofit organization that specializes in bird rescue and adoption and educates members and the public about caring for parrots.
 
SCHENECTADY

Delayed review puts Schenectady school work behind

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Schenectady City School District’s $70 million overhaul of its middle schools hasn’t even begun yet, and it’s already months behind schedule.
 
Schenectady approves hotel for casino site
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady approves hotel for casino site

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The city Planning Commission approved a 124-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Mohawk Harbor as part of Galesi Group’s plans to develop the site with a casino and housing.
 
Startup moves into Schenectady BizLab

Startup moves into Schenectady BizLab

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Tech startup SureDone has moved into the renovated New York BizLab at 251 State St. and is looking to hire locally to grow the business.
 
$2.25M settlement in O.D. Heck death
NISKAYUNA

$2.25M settlement in O.D. Heck death

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The family of a man known as K.C. reached a $2.25 million settlement in their case against six caregivers from the former O.D. Heck Developmental Center.
 

$51K raised for businesses affected by Jay Street fire

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp.’s fundraiser for businesses impacted by the Jay Street fire last month raised a total of $51,200.
 
Jailhouse writings of accused Schenectady rapist, killer read in court
SCHENECTADY

Jailhouse writings of accused Schenectady rapist, killer read in court

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Herman Robinson admitted in jailhouse writings to ongoing sexual abuse and included details that corroborate his accuser’s account at trial, according to testimony Wednesday.
 
Schenectady woman allegedly stabbed boyfriend
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady woman allegedly stabbed boyfriend

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A Schenectady woman has been accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest early Wednesday.
 
John Poorman recalled for talents, quiet energy
SCHOHARIE

John Poorman recalled for talents, quiet energy

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
When John Poorman, longtime staff director of the Capital District Transportation Committee, was diagnosed with ALS in 2013, he did what those who knew him call a very typical thing: He researched the problem and took action.
 
SCHENECTADY

Defense presses alleged victim in Schenectady rape, murder trial

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The defense attorney for accused rapist and killer Herman Robinson focused questioning of Robinson’s alleged victim Tuesday on the details of her account of years of abuse and her baby’s secret life and death.
 
Firefighters make quick work of brush fire
SCHENECTADY

Firefighters make quick work of brush fire

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Firefighters made quick work of a brush fire reported Tuesday afternoon at Schenectady County Community College.
 
A Schenectady alternative: Pansies in potholes
SCHENECTADY

A Schenectady alternative: Pansies in potholes

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Some people are filling potholes themselves in Schenectady, and Elaine Santore is getting creative with the task.
 
City won't pay claims unless pothole previously reported
SCHENECTADY

City won't pay claims unless pothole previously reported

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The city of Schenectady has received about 20 claims since the beginning of the year totaling nearly $6,000 from people who sustained damage to their vehicles from potholes.
 
Gazette wins five AP awards for journalism
SCHENECTADY

Gazette wins five AP awards for journalism

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The Daily Gazette earned five awards in the 2014 New York State Associated Press Association contest, which recognizes excellent writing, presentation, photography and graphics by newspapers across the state.
 
 

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