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  1. Saratoga Race Course season passes on sale MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... 40 race days, and can be purchased this year at 213 Stewart's Shops in Albany, Essex, Fulton, Montgomery, Orange, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster and Warren counties. "The season pass program is designed to reward our ...

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  2. Electrical Power Thief Captured by Brunswick TroopersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WGY-AM Albany

    A Rensselaer County man was tracked down after police got a complaint from National Grid in Schaghticoke, according to the New York State Police in Brunswick. Stephen Erickson, 51, of Rensselaer is facing charges for stealing power, hooking up an illegal connection to his home using a stolen National Grid meter, police said.

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  3. Homestead to host picnic, music, toursRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Van Alstyne Homestead Society and Museum will host its second-annual picnic day at the homestead, 42 Moyer St., from 1 to 4 p.m. June 13. The event will include hamburgers and hot dogs, the celebration of National Dairy Month with Stewart's ice cream for dessert and drinks provided by the Fort Rensselaer Club. There also will be music and dancing provided by callers and square dancers Elaine Mikenas and Dennis Viscanti, as well as a 50-50 raffle and guided tours of the museum.

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  4. Saratoga Race Course seasons passes on sale Monday at Stewarta sRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... the Capital Region, Adirondacks and the Hudson Valley. All shops in Albany, Essex, Fulton, Montgomery, Orange, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster and Warren counties will be selling the passes. For a complete list of ...

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  5. Capital Region unemployment 4.4 percent in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Saratoga County each had an unemployment rage of 4.1 percent, while Albany County posted a 4.3 percent rate and Rensselaer and Dutchess Counties each had a 4.5 percent unemployment rate. The state Labor Department reported last Thursday that the ...

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  6. North Greenbush solar installer expands into LED businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    A North Greenbush, New York company that installs ventilation and solar thermal heating systems is expanding into LED lighting, a move that is expected to increase revenue by $1 million this year. Terry Moag , owner of The Radiant Store in the Rensselaer Technology Park, said the 10-year-old company ended last year with $3.1 million in revenue by installing heating and ventilation units and solar water heating systems at food processing plants, breweries, college dormitories and dairy farms across upstate New York.

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  7. Digital photography startup moving to downtown TroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... said Pinhole CEO and co-founder Bill Gamble . "A lot of the meet-ups we go to and meetings we have are in Troy. [Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute] is there. It's really what we see as one of the places where a lot of people are gathering for startup ...

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  8. From San Diego to Schenectady: Pet travel startup moving to BizLab acceleratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    ... the startup considered other sites on State Street in Schenectady as well as a space in downtown Troy and in the Rensselaer Technology Park in North Greenbush before deciding on the BizLab. Furlocity is likely to move into the space at the BizLab in ...

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  9. Sawyer: Great American storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... 1955. The photo appears in Time Magazines's Anniversary Issue, 'The most Amazing 60 Years in History.' (HAND OUT) Rensselaer Mayor Daniel Dwyer at the vacant waterfront lot where the Rensselaer High School once stood Thursday May 7, 2015 in ...

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  10. Rensselaer: Tiny city in search of a futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Albany Times Union

    The vacant waterfront lot where Rensselaer High School once stood with the skyline of Albany beyond Thursday May 7, 2015 in Rensselaer, NY. Rensselaer director of planning and development Charles Moore at the entrance to the incomplete New Broadway Thursday May 7, 2015 in Rensselaer, NY.

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  11. Copenhagen Central School class leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... vocals and participated in bi-county chorus during her freshman year. She received the Clarkson Leadership Award, Rensselaer Medal Award and Rocky Mountain College Trustee Scholarship. Miss Gardner will attend Clarkson University, Potsdam, where she ...

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  12. Funeral services for homeless NY man killed in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | My Mother Lode

    Funeral services will be held in upstate New York for a 29-year-old man who was killed while struggling with a police officer in Southern California earlier this month. The Times Union of Albany reports that the services for Brendon Glenn will be held Wednesday at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Cultural Center in Troy, his hometown.

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  13. Albany-area primary care doctors try medical scribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Albany Times Union

    Dr. Paul Barbarotto, left, and medical scribe Saima Akhter with patient Leslie Palmer, center, during an exam at Capital Region Family Health Wednesday May 6, 2015 in Rensselaer, NY. Dr. Paul Barbarotto, left, and medical scribe Saima Akhter with patient Leslie Palmer, right, during an exam at Capital Region Family Health Wednesday May 6, 2015 in Rensselaer, NY.

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  14. Amtrak service running from RensselaerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Albany Times Union

    Passengers prepare to board an Amtrak train from the Rensselaer station to New York City on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. However, Amtrak service between New York and Albany-Rensselaer; New Haven and Springfield, Mass., and other points will operate, the rail operator announced on its website.

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  15. Commencement 2015: Resilience and Strength in Business and ManagementRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Newswise

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute business students and alumni and alumnae at the Lally School of Management are transforming the world every day in fields ranging from accounting, business analytics, marketing, and finance, to management information systems, international management, entrepreneurship, supply chain management, and consulting. Two Lally students from the graduating Class of 2015, Chloe Hutchinson and Steven Moretti, are highlighted below.

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  16. Though considered safe, solar panels offer challenges to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Albany Times Union

    ... those panels are still charged." Leaders at Monolith Solar, one of the region's largest solar installers based in Rensselaer, said the risk of fire is slight. "Solar is actually one of the safest investments you're ever going to make," said Steve ...

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  17. Tulip photo winnersRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Albany Times Union

    ... (Tina Baxter) Second place in our 2015 Times Union Bulbs and Blooms tulip photo contest by Kay E. Boettcher, Rensselaer. (Kay E. Boettcher) Honorable mention in the 2015 Times Union Bulbs and Blooms tulip photo contest by Vasantha Battu, of ...

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  18. $2 million NSF grant supports research into emerging nanomaterialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | EurekAlert!

    A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow researchers led by Rensselaer Professor Humberto Terrones to explore the structure and capabilities of transition metal dichalcogenides, layered nanomaterials with intriguing optical and electronic properties. Transition metal dichalcogenides , a class of materials composed of a transition metal and sulfur or selenium atoms, have potential applications as semiconductors and optical sensors.

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  19. Veteran Earns H.S. Diploma 71 years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WGY-AM Albany

    It was a high school diploma 71 years in the earning. It came during a special graduation ceremony not in a typical venue at Van Rensselaer Heights Apartments on Thursday afternoon, May 7. So dressed in cap and gown with the "Class of 2015" on the shoulder, Ken Kross, 87, was brought in on a wheelchair, surrounded by family and friends.

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  20. Tech jobs, housing part of new vision for Rensselaer riverfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Business Journal

    May 7, 2015 -- Alain Kaloyeros, president and CEO of SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York, sees great potential in vacant land across the river from downtown Albany. (Michael DeMasi The call from Alain Kaloyeros came out of the blue to Dan Dwyer , the soft-spoken mayor of Rensselaer, New York.

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