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SCHENECTADY

Police: Schenectady woman stabbed man

A city woman stabbed a man Friday in Mont Pleasant, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man charged with burglary, larceny

A city man broke into a residence in June and stole money from a purse and from a piggy bank, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of firing gun into crowd

A city man fired a handgun into a crowd early Monday morning, authorities said. No injuries were reported.

SCHENECTADY

2 teens accused of robbery

Two city teens used what appeared to be a gun and robbed someone last week, authorities said.

Schenectady wants to be more bike-friendly

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady wants to be more bike-friendly

The city of Schenectady is working on a bike infrastructure plan and is asking the public for input on the project.

Sales of Rotterdam woman's wing sauce take off

ROTTERDAM

Sales of Rotterdam woman's wing sauce take off

A Rotterdam woman is bottling and selling her own sauce with dreams of taking it nationwide.

Dragon Boats take to the Mohawk for fun and charity

ALPLAUS

Dragon Boats take to the Mohawk for fun and charity


A different kind of boating took place along the Mohawk River on Sunday.

Mohonasen puts finishing touches on high school technology center

ROTTERDAM

Mohonasen puts finishing touches on high school technology center


The crisscrossed metal catwalk above the black box theater at Mohonasen’s new Center for Advanced Technology feels soft underfoot. It has to be, so that the catwalks cast no shadows when the LED lights shine through them onto the stage.

ALBANY

UAlbany unveils degree in computer engineering

The University at Albany will be offering a new computer engineering degree as part of its expanding engineering offerings at the university’s new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

DUANESBURG

Former Duanesburg highway chief accused of DWI


A Delanson man was arrested Saturday on drunken driving and other charges after an accident in Duanesburg.

SACC moves to ViaPort, expands reach

ROTTERDAM

SACC moves to ViaPort, expands reach

Schenectady’s original public access station is moving out of the city and expanding its reach to cover more than a dozen counties.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Budget increases allow districts to move on curriculum updates

School districts across the region this summer are in the middle of overhauling, updating and rewriting significant parts of classroom curriculum plans. The rewrites come amidst a flurry of new education standards from the state: new social studies standards were approved in April 2014, a draft of new science standards awaits final approval by the Board of Regents and state officials are currently working on revisions to the state’s Common Core standards.

Wanted: Historians to fill local positions

Wanted: Historians to fill local positions

It was nearly 100 years ago now that the New York State Legislature considered the role of a historian important enough to require every municipality to have one.

Schenectady City School District launches curriculum rewrite

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady City School District launches curriculum rewrite

About 40 teachers that met at Woodlawn Elementary School earlier this month to plot out new curriculum units for classes throughout the Schenectady City School District. Using a new process and framework for developing academic units, the teachers worked on units from King to energy dynamics to second grade classroom rules.

Sudden deaths, lasting tributes

SCHENECTADY

Sudden deaths, lasting tributes

There are a number of street memorials in the city of Schenectady which mark the sites of sudden deaths, whether from shootings, fires or car crashes. Some are elaborate and long-lasting, either kept up by family members or friends or protected by quieter locations. Other memorials are more fleeting, symbols of spontaneous outpourings of grief at a sudden loss of a life before making way for life around the location of tragedy to go on.

Man draws 15 years for Schenectady carjacking, shooting

SCHENECTADY

Man draws 15 years for Schenectady carjacking, shooting

The carjacking and shooting of a man bringing trash to the curb in Bellevue last year will net the assailant 15 years in prison, a prosecutor said.

Ruling keeps Schenectady sex offender confined

SCHENECTADY

Ruling keeps Schenectady sex offender confined


Notorious Schenectady sex offender Alan Horowitz will remain in state custody, officially under civil confinement, after a judge ruled that he cannot be safely released into the community.

Katie O’Byrne’s celebrates 10 years in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Katie O’Byrne’s celebrates 10 years in Schenectady

At the start of the new millennium, Schenectady was in the midst of a project to revitalize the downtown area.

GLENVILLE & SCOTIA

Glenville, Scotia roads set for overnight paving

Nighttime paving on Route 50 and Glenridge Road in Glenville and Scotia, begins Monday

Schenectady County officials divided on fireworks sales

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County officials divided on fireworks sales

Municipal leaders across Schenectady County are divided on whether action is needed to address concerns over the sale of sparkling devices.

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