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Developer: Prep work helped Schenectady land license
SCHENECTADY

Developer: Prep work helped Schenectady land license

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Galesi Group and partner Rush Street Gaming believe their casino proposal was selected above the three others in the region in part because their site would have been ready for a casino well before the others.
 
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam dispatchers finally join county center

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Rotterdam’s police, fire and emergency medical services dispatchers are finally moving into the countywide dispatch center on Hamburg Street.
 
Schenectady store owner admits food stamp fraud
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady store owner admits food stamp fraud

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The owner of a small Schenectady store on Wednesday admitted his role in a massive fraud that resulted in an estimated half-million dollars’ worth of food stamps being misused.
 
GLENVILLE

Glenville seeks infrastructure to support Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The effects of a casino in Schenectady will be felt by neighboring Glenville
 
Union College concerned about Schenectady casino
SCHENECTADY

Union College concerned about Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Union College is again reiterating its concerns about the proximity of a casino to its campus in Schenectady, which was just recommended today for a casino by state regulators.
 
State bets on Schenectady casino proposal
ALBANY

State bets on Schenectady casino proposal

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A rubble-strewn brownfield off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady was chosen as the site for a Capital Region casino Wednesday, prompting loud applause at the announcement in Albany and tears in an office in Rotterdam.
 
Social media posts, other cues can offer warning
SCHENECTADY

Social media posts, other cues can offer warning

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Facebook posts of Jamell Modest, charged with murdering a mother of four Saturday afternoon, seem foreboding only in hindsight.
 
At long last, gaming board to recommend casino sites
CAPITAL REGION

At long last, gaming board to recommend casino sites

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
After months of rumors and speculation, sites will be chosen Wednesday for New York’s first commercial casinos.
 
Grief, anger linger for family of Schenectady murder victim
SCHENECTADY

Grief, anger linger for family of Schenectady murder victim

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Family members have been busy grieving and planning funeral services for 30-year-old Markia Harris, as well as a fundraiser to help pay for those services and help the children.
 
GLENVILLE

Schenectady County project targets more solar power

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
The Schenectady County Legislature plans to meet Wednesday to approve a deal allowing Monolith Solar Associates to build nearly 2,000 solar panels on county-owned land in Glenville.
 
STILLWATER

Slingerlands woman allegedly poisoned cookies

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
A 72-year-old Slingerlands woman is accused of mailing cookies laced with mouse poison and a laxative to someone in Stillwater.
 
DELANSON

Repaired Delanson water main breaks again

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Village crews had to replace a faulty section of water main for a second time Tuesday after the repaired pipe broke again.
 
SCHENECTADY

Moody's raises Schenectady County bond rating

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Moody’s Investors Services has removed its negative outlook on Schenectady County, citing the county’s diverse tax base, increasing sales tax revenue and financial stabilization over the past two years.
 
Murder defendant attacked in Schenectady court
SCHENECTADY

Murder defendant attacked in Schenectady court

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
A distraught father charged at the man accused of murdering his daughter before being knocked down by court officers and pepper-sprayed Monday morning.
 
ROTTERDAM

Smash-and-grab thefts reported in Rotterdam

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
The Rotterdam Police Department is investigating several smash-and-grab larcenies from vehicles that occurred Sunday between 2 and 4 p.m. at local shopping areas.
 
 

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