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18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Murder trial: Judge irked, but allows witness

SCHENECTADY A judge on Thursday reluctantly granted Schenectady County prosecutors additional time to call a rebuttal witness in their murder case against Emmanuel F. Martinez, but was clearly not pleased about it.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Violent Crime

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Albany Times Union

Retired Schenectady officer target of...

The road rage incident that caused criminal charges that forced city police officer John Hotaling into early retirement last month has resulted in a lawsuit against him.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Saratoga County, NY

FOX23

Schenectady County Airport has groundbreaking

As part of a $1.2 million project for Richmor Aviation, a groundbreaking was held Friday at the Schenectady County Airport.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Albany Times Union

New hangar under way at Schenectady County Airport

Schenectady County and Richmor Aviation officials will gather at 11 a.m. Thursday for a "steel going up" ceremony at the Schenectady County Airport in Glenville.

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Related Topix: Glenville, NY, Columbia County, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Non-profit organization's COO indicted on 15 felony charges

An executive tied to a Capital Region non-profit organization has been indicted on 15 felony counts.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit

Albany Times Union

Former exec with Peter Younga s non-profit arrested

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office arrested the former chief operating officer of Father Peter Young's sprawling non-profit organization on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Gazette

Five seek seat on Schenectady County Family Court bench

By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter The race for Schenectady County's newest Family Court judgeship has grown crowded, as a total of five candidates filed paperwork by Thursday's deadline to get their spot on the September primary ballot.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Albany Times Union

Albany Med practice adds Schenectady doctor's group

The group, to be known as the Albany Med Community Division of Gastroenterology, will continue to practice at its current location at 2147 Eastern Parkway.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Gastroenterology, Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Albany Times Union

Jury deliberating Cruz murder

During summations earlier in the day, a prosecutor left the jury with a jarring image: The lifeless body of the Albany bicyclist he allegedly hit and drove to Schenectady County slumped over his pick-up truck.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Albany County, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Schenectady County offers Project Lifesaver

The Schenectady Sheriff's Office is starting a new program that helps find people who have wandered away due to cognitive disorders such as Autism, Alzheimer's, and Down Syndrome.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Journal

Top ranked middle schools in the Albany, New York region

The three districts with the top-ranked middle schools -- Niskayuna Central School District, Bethlehem Central School District and North Colonie Central School District -- also had the top-performing high schools.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Old Grand Union site getting $2 million rehab

Exterior of a former Grand Union grocery store on Hamburg Street Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Rotterdam, N.Y. The property will undergo $2 million in renovations and become the new home to a local office supply firm.

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Related Topix: Rotterdam, NY, Schenectady, NY, Guilderland, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Rotterdam's vacant Grand Union to has new owners, renovation planned

Schenectady County Officials have announced that the old, vacant Grand Union on Hamburg Street will receive a $2 million upgrade by Highbridge Development, the new owners of the building.

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Related Topix: Rotterdam, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

Lawyers to clash at trial for driver in gruesome crash

Opening argument will be heard Tuesday at the trial of a motorist accused of leading police on a two-county chase while a dying bicyclist he hit dangled from his pickup truck's ladder rack.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Elections for 2014 start to take shape

A two-way Democratic primary will take place in September for candidates seeking to unseat Fulton County's longtime Republican state senator.

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Related Topix: US News, Fulton County, NY, Niskayuna, NY, Herkimer County, NY, Saratoga County, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Gazette

Schenectady County Legislature Democrats' caucuses criticized as violating law

By Ned Campbell Gazette Reporter The legality of the Schenectady County Legislature Democrats' longstanding practice of meeting behind closed doors is being debated after a third Conservative legislator joined the majority caucus last month.

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Albany Times Union

Friday is SummerNight beach bash in Schenectady

But that will be among the sights from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday during the county's SummerNight beach party along State and Jay Street.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Painting, Arts, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Where are the farmers markets?

A busy market place with fresh produce for sale at the Little Seed Gardens booth during the Troy Farmers Market on Saturday July 5, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. Cecilia Stein reads a book behind the Little Seed Gardens booth as she waits for her boy friend Alex Elmasri who was working the stand during the Troy Farmers Market on Saturday July 5, 2014 in Troy, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Fort Hunter, NY

Albany Times Union

Metroplex OKs Foster Building

The sale of the historic Foster Building on State Street to a Troy developer, which has plans for upscale apartments, won approval Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Schenectady, NY

Nippertown!

Real Good for FREE: Summer Night Beach Party @ Schenectady's State & Jay Streets

On Friday , Schenectady County's annual Summer Night celebration is taking on a beach party theme, taking "casual Friday" to a whole other level.

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