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2016 Red Kettle campaign falls $23K short

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 07:48:27 GMT

Growing up in Schenectady's Lincoln Heights, Margie Byrnes' Christmases were made bright by a Christian organization in red.

Water main breaks in Albany, Rotterdam

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:05:17 GMT

Workers in Albany are fixing a break at 135 Henry Johnson Boulevard between Clinton Avenue and Third Street. The city expects the work to take until about 3 p.m. Sunday.

Spot Box Rates Rise Above 5-Year Average

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 04:49:31 GMT

Spot container freight rates on the major East-West routes reached a 20-month high this week and have risen above the average of the last 5 years, said a report by Drewry. The latest weekly reading is $1,770/40ft container for the composite index, reflecting increases on individual lanes to $1,785 for the Rotterdam-New York index , $2,210 for the Shanghai-Rotterdam index and $2,106 for the Shanghai-Los Angeles index .

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy speaks during announcement and...

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 21:05:37 GMT

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy is scheduled to give his state of the city speech on Jan. 23 at City Hall. The Democrat is expected to make a presentation that includes his achievements and lays out his vision for the Electric City.

Robert Myers resigns as Princetown supervisor

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:04:09 GMT

Robert Myers abruptly resigned last week as Princetown town supervisor, and has been replaced by Town Board member Louis Esposito.

Last-minute shoppers flood local shops

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:45:42 GMT

Hannah Bennett searches for the perfect last-minute Christmas gift at The Open Door Bookstore on Jay Street in Schenectady The area's retail outlets, from Upper Union Street and Jay Street in Schenectady to the Viaport Rotterdam Mall, were bustling Kennedy Spofford, 13, was at the mall with her mom getting a few items for friends and - of course - ... (more)