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  1. Smaller is better for Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Elements that connect the waterfronts across the river are critical in the long run, especially along the Albany/Rensselaer section of the river. We have other great examples of independent initiatives that provide the seed for expansion. The ...

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  2. Editorial: Food, a development Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Thousands of people who live in swaths of the inner cities of Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer and Troy don't have easy access to a supermarket, which usually means they can't get affordable fruits and vegetables or many of the other components of a nutritious diet. More than 21,000 Capital Region residents live in food deserts - the U.S. Department of Agriculture's term for low-income places where people live more than a mile from a supermarket - according to an analysis by the Times Union's Tim O'Brien.

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  3. Halfmoon GOP candidates strike Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Methodist Church in Latham. The 15-year-old group consists of members of the League of Women Voters of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties and the Interfaith Alliance of New York State, Capital Region. The group will release ...

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  4. Alumnus creates investment fund that targets startups from Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Jeff Stewart , an entrepreneur who has founded several technology companies, is starting a fund to grow early-stage businesses developed by faculty, alumni and students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Stewart, currently the chief executive office and co-founder of Lenddo, a New York City technology company, is an alumnus of Rensselaer, a private engineering and research university.

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  5. 14 forced out in Rensselaer Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... to agency officials. The Red Cross said it recently announced a need for additional volunteers, specifically in Rensselaer County, to help respond to local disasters like Monday night's fire. It is seeking new "Disaster Action Team" members over the ...

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  6. Three questions on entrepreneurship with Jason Kuruzovich of Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... company, points to the demand as a sign of the region's strengthening startup ecosystem. Though organized by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a private research university in Troy, the series draws presenters and attendees from across the region. ...

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  7. Rensselaer gets new Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    For years, while millions of dollars of improvements were made on the Albany side of the Port of Albany, the Rensselaer side languished with rotting piers and areas where it wouldn't be safe to stand. But on Monday, it was Rensselaer's turn, as Albany Port District Commission General Manager unveiled an $8.5 million, 600-foot concrete and steel wharf that was finished ahead of time and under budget.

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  8. Rensselaer gets new wharfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    A crane from D. A. Collins frames the new wharf at the Port of Rensselaer Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, in Rensselaer, N.Y. Rich Hendrick, general manager of the Port of Albany, right, shows off the new wharf to Port Commission member Dominic Tagliento, left, and Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer, center, before a press conference Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, at the Port of Rensselaer in Rensselaer, N.Y. The new wharf in the Port of Rensselaer Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, in Rensselaer, N.Y. For years, while millions of dollars of improvements were made on the Albany side of the Port of Albany, the Rensselaer side languished with rotting piers and areas where it wouldn't be safe to stand.

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  9. RPI hosts startup showcase to illustrate volume of area entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Entrepreneurs from about 30 startup companies in the Albany, New York area will pitch their companies to angel investors and mentors at a entrepreneurship event hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute . Jason Kuruzovich, director of the Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship at Rensselaer, wants angel investors in Boston and New York City to take notice of the collective volume of members in the area's startup community.

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  10. New wharf completed, tenant named at Rensselaer portRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Albany Times Union

    The Rensselaer side of the Port of Albany has a new 600-foot concrete and steel wharf that will allow it to handle more cargo traffic than it did previously, Albany Port District Commission General Manager Richard Hendrick told local officials and economic developers Monday morning. Speaking at a celebration marking the end of the project, Hendrick said that while the former wharf could support just 100 lbs.

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  11. Rensselaer wharf restructuredRead the original story

    Monday | WTEN-TV Albany

    The wharf is run by the Albany Port Authority. The $8.5 million restructuring project will make the wharf much larger by allowing it to handle bigger ships and bring in heavier cargo.

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  12. Accusations of racial slurs, assault surface after Saturday brawl between football teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTEN-TV Albany

    Dust ups during high school football matches aren't all that unusual, however, after a game in Whitehall was called off due to fighting, the opposing team is now making accusations of racial slurs and even physical assault on the part of fans, players, and even coaches. It was during Saturday's home game in Whitehall as the railroaders took on the Rensselaer Rams.

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  13. New York casino board meets tonight but big decision not imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... In the Albany region, applicants are seeking a license to build a casino in Schenectady, East Greenbush, Rensselaer and Cobleskill. Developers also are pursuing casinos in the Catskills/Hudson Valley and Southern Tier. No more than two licenses will ...

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  14. Brawl between teams at local high school football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | FOX23

    A brawl occurred between teams during a football game at Whitehall High School Saturday. Players and coaches from both the Whitehall High School and Rensselaer High School Football teams engaged in a verbal argument, which for some turned into a physical altercation.

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  15. options not growing for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Albany Times Union

    ... says there are 21,109 households in the Capital Region located in one. They are clustered in the cities: Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Troy. Some rural areas in neighboring counties also qualify. "About 13 percent of Capital Region residents ...

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  16. S&P revises downward outlook for RPI Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Albany Times Union

    Aerial view of RPI campus, including EMPAC at bottom right, on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. Citing debt and pension obligations, Standard and Poor's on Friday revised the outlook for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's debt to negative from stable, and affirmed its A- rating on long-term debt.

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  17. S&P: Debt and pension burden lead to "negative" outlook for RPIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    High debt and pension cost are among the reasons Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute had its fiscal outlook revised to negative from stable. That's according to Standard and Poor's Ratings Services report this week that warned of some negative financial issues facing the private engineering university in Troy, New York.

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  18. Port of Albany completes $8.5 million wharf reconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    Reconstruction of the wharf on the Rensselaer, New York side of the Port of Albany has been completed two months ahead of schedule. Rich Hendrick , general manager, says completion of the reconstruction enables the port to ship and receive cargo from its Rensselaer dock for the first time in more than 30 years.

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  19. Steve Case To Speak at 50th Anniversary of Lally School of Management October 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Newswise

    Troy, N.Y. - The Lally School of Management, the business school at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, started 50 years ago. On October 21, as part of a series of special events marking major anniversaries at the Institute, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Internet pioneer Steve Case will be the featured speaker.

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  20. Notre Dame Hockey Ice Breaker Wrap Up and Season PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | One Foot Down

    Notre Dame Hockey opened the season with a disappointing performance hosting the Ice Breaker Tournament. ND dropped games 3-2 to Rensselaer on Friday night, and 3-0 to Minnesota Duluth Sunday afternoon.

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