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5 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

'Patriot Ruckmarch' to honor veterans March to raise awareness

Rensselaer County's Heroes at Home is launching its inaugural "Patriot Ruckmarch" with a 26-mile march from Postenkill to Grafton, N.Y., and back on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Grafton, NY, New York, Hoosick Falls, NY, Rensselaer, NY

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13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Castleton firm eyes Albany move through START-UP...

ClassBook.com, a Castleton company that specializes in providing e-books to schools, is planning to move to downtown Albany through the START-UP NY tax-free program.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, SUNY Albany, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Castleton on Hudson, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Rensselaer County restaurants, schools cited for critical health code violations

Starting this month, the Albany Business Review will provide quarterly updates on health code violations in the Albany, New York, region.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

A development company with strong ties to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is on the verge of transforming 27 foreclosed and deteriorating buildings that were used for student housing buildings.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Albany Times Union

Columbia Development rescues Troy student housing

House at 2172 14th St. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. This is one of 25 properties Columbia Development is going to buy on the edge of RPI's campus and they plan to ask for IDA tax breaks.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Business Journal

Saratoga County establishments cited for critical health code violations

Starting this month, the Albany Business Review will provide quarterly updates on health code violations in the Albany, New York region.

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Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY, Albany, NY, Albany County, NY, Schenectady County, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

Schenectady County establishments cited for critical health code violations

Starting this month, the Albany Business Review will provide quarterly updates on health code violations in the Albany, New York, region.

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Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY, Albany, NY, Albany County, NY, Saratoga County, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Troy man convicted of December stabbing

Richard Bendon, 29, was sentenced to seven years in State Prison and five years of post-release supervision, Rensselaer County DA Arthur Glass said.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Albany Times Union

The decision from the state Human Rights Commission was just mailed out and the parties are just now receiving it: Rensselaer County's Liberty Ridge Farm has been fined a total of $13,000, including $1,500 to each of the two women they turned down when they said "no" to hosting a same sex marriage for religious reasons "This ruling sets an ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Hoosick Falls village board approved Greenway land acquisition

The Village of Hoosick Falls Board of Trustees approved the land acquisition from Pan Am Railroad for the Hoosic River Greenway at its regular meeting on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Hoosick Falls, NY, Schenectady, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Man pleads guilty to violent felony offense

According to the First Assistant District Attorney Carmelo Laquidara, David Pass, 21, pleaded guilty to Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a violent felony offense.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison

Business Journal

Mooradian's Furniture building sale finalized in downtown Troy

The former Mooradian's Furniture at 599 River St. in downtown Troy, New York has been sold to a nonprofit developer of affordable housing The Community Builders Inc .

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, New York

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Brooklyn man pleads guilty to possessing illegal gun in Troy

A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession. According to the Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office, Denis Toussaint, 26, pled guilty to Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a violent felony.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Albany Times Union

Court orders access to Troy City Council election...

Carmella Mantello received a decision from State Supreme Court directing the Rensselaer County Board of Elections to provide her access to the paper ballots cast in the 2013 Troy City Council race.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY

Albany Times Union

Next step in gun case awaits grand

A preliminary hearing for a Georgia man was postponed Tuesday as a Rensselaer County grand jury weighs evidence that he traveled to the city from Georgia with three illegal guns to sell.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Albany Times Union

Arraignment Monday in stabbing death

Xavier Parker , 18, of Brewster was arrested Friday and charged with manslaughter.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Aug 03, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Man dies when car veers off bridge into creek

State police say a Rensselaer County man has died after his car went off a road and crashed in a creek.

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Related Topix: Cropseyville, NY

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Albany Times Union

Teen charged with killing Troy

A Putnam County teenager was charged Friday with fatally stabbing Donald Gooding, 32, of Troy earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Putnam County, NY, Brewster, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Albany Times Union

East Greenbush gazebo wrecked, arrests

Four men were arrested for allegedly destroying a gazebo that had been built as an Eagle Scout project in Hampton Lake Park, police said Thursday.

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Related Topix: East Greenbush, NY, Maryland, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

FOX23

David Cassidy plea deal adjourned

A former child star arrested for DWI in the Capital Region was expected to accept a plea deal Wednesday, but the Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office says that particular deal has been adjourned.

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