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  1. Rensselaer man allegedly solicited minor for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    Colonie police have arrested a Rensselaer man after he tried to meet someone he thought was a 15-year-old boy for sex and then led police on a chase, police said.

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  2. 103 snowmobilers race during annual Lisbon Fire Dept. fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... “We see the same faces almost every year and we seem to always get a good crowd.” Steve Stiles, Rensselaer Falls, is a regular for many of the area snowmobile races and was wrapping up an action-packed weekend Sunday afternoon in ...

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  3. Eating, drinking, spending: Picking a casino siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    So, you thought the awarding of Upstate casino licenses was all about the money. It turns out that wasn't the only criterion the state Gaming Facility Location Board used to award the OK to a Schenectady development group rather than similar groups in Rensselaer or East Greenbush, among Capital Region groups vying for approval, according to a report made public on Friday .

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  4. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | North Country Now

    A tie was as good as a win for the Clarkson University Hockey team on Friday night as the Golden Knights battled back to gain a 3-3 draw at Rensselaer and in the process clinched a home-ice berth in the upcoming ECAC Hockey Playoffs. The Golden Knights, who snapped a four-game losing skid, stand at 11-17-5 overall and are in eighth place in ECAC Hockey at 8-10-3.

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  5. Schenectady Amtrak station project to begin this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Albany Times Union

    ... station, which dates from 1978, has seen a decline in ridership lately, even as other Capital Region stations in Rensselaer and Saratoga Springs showed gains. Ridership in Amtrak's fiscal 2014 fell 1.8 percent to 60,677, while it climbed 2 percent ...

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  6. PSC lifts solar shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... Although the commission said it was merely closing a technical loophole, companies like Monolith Solar of Rensselaer said the changes ruined the financial projections for hundreds of projects across the state. The changes even threatened plans by ...

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  7. Deputies: Man swallowed diamond ring while in custody for larcenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... Scarlett is suspected of purchasing over $200,000 worth of jewelry with stolen credit cards in Albany, Oneida, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Onondaga counties. We're told he is also being investigated by the U.S. Secret Service. Scarlett is being held in ...

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  8. Bizarre jewelry theft ends in big arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | 13WHAM

    ... through his digestive system. Scarlett is accused of purchasing more than $200,000 in jewelry in Albany, Oneida, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Onondaga counties. The U.S. Secret Service is also investigating the cases. He was arraigned on charges of ...

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  9. NY private schools sue to overturn athlete transfer ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Education Week

    ... nine are The Albany Academies, La Salle Institute in Troy, Emma Willard School in Troy, Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer, Academy of Holy Names in Albany, Lima Christian School, McQuaid Jesuit in Rochester, Our Lady of Mercy School for Young women ...

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  10. Private schools sue to overturn athlete transfer ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... suit are the Albany Academies, La Salle Institute in Troy, Emma Willard School in Troy, Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer, Academy of Holy Names in Albany, and Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School. They have asked a state court to annul the ...

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  11. Rensselaer Democrats take on Reid againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Albany Times Union

    The six members of the Rensselaer County Legislature's Democratic minority are trying again to get Legislature Chairman Martin Reid, R-Sand Lake, to step down from the chairmanship over his receipt of unemployment benefits while recieving his $30,000 legislative salary. Reid agreed to pay back the $15,000 in benefits he rece3ived after losing his job with the NYS School Boards Association and to pay a fine.

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  12. College hockey: Clarkson loses to Harvard for fourth straight lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... place in the ECAC Hockey standings, which is the final spot to host a playoff series. The Golden Knights lead Rensselaer by three points and face the Engineers in Troy at 7 p.m. Friday. A tie or win would clinch home ice for Clarkson. Clarkson also ...

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  13. White Plains Pitcher Named RPI Baseball Assistant CaptainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    Stephen Schiavone of White Plains has been selected as the assistant captain of the 2015 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute baseball team. Schiavone is a right-handed pitcher from White Plains High School, who went 2-2 with a 6.59 earned average in 12 appearances last season.

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  14. Berne-Knox advances with winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Albany Times Union

    ... Morgan Ritter and Brittany Kenyon tallied 10 points apiece and No. 15-seeded Galway routed No. 18 seed Rensselaer 47-25 in a Class C sectional play-in game. Galway will visit No. 2 Greenwich at 6 p.m. Tuesday. ... Erica Kordjyak tallied 14 points as ...

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  15. Clarkson rally falls short to DartmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... the final home-ice position, and remained so after the game. The loss did narrow Clarkson's lead over ninth-place Rensselaer to just three points with three games to play. “It's a frustrating loss all the way around,” Clarkson coach ...

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  16. Another Rensselaer water main breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Albany Times Union

    The right lane of Routes 9 & 20 westbound at Aiken Avenue remained closed late Friday night, following a water main break earlier in the day. Police say traffic flowing smoothly through the single lane and it was unclear when the water main would be fully repaired the lane reopened.

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  17. Office vacancy rates improve in Albany regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Business Journal

    The overall office vacancy rate declined in the Albany, New York area during the second half of 2014, an improvement driven in part by strong leasing acitivity at top-tier buildings in the suburbs, according to a report by CBRE-Albany . The vacancy rate for 29.8 million square feet of office space in Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Warren counties was 13.5 percent, compared to 14.3 percent in the second half of 2013.

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  18. 'A contract's a contract'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Albany Times Union

    A home heating fuel truck is loaded at the Sprague Terminal in the Port of Rensselaer Thursday afternoon Feb. 19, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. A home heating fuel truck is loaded at the Sprague Terminal in the Port of Rensselaer Thursday afternoon Feb. 19, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. Heating oil that cost $3.61 a gallon in early October had fallen to just $2.99 a gallon by the beginning of February, despite brutally cold winter weather. A year earlier, it climbed over the same period to $4.20 a gallon from $3.80 in the Capital Region, according to data from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority .

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  19. Sonny Bonacio's risky $30 million bet on historic Kenwood ConventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Business Journal

    ... in 2008 due to a dwindling number of women joining the order . Doane Stuart closed and built a new school in Rensselaer after the order turned down a $7.2 million offer for the property. "It's a good location with an amazing setting," said Bonacio, ...

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  20. 06MarLegal Malpractice 2015 - ALBRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | NYSBA

    ... such a claim is made or threatened against you Scott W. Bush, Esq. (Local Chair), Corrigan, McCoy & Bush, PLLC, Rensselaer, NY * James Bradley, Crum & Forster * Andrew Seth Kowlowitz, Esq., Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP, New York, NY * Karin ...

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