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RPI students react to alcohol policy

RPI students react to alcohol policy


Residents watch flood waters from the Mohawk River on Ingersoll Avenue in the Stockade neighborhood of Schenectady, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.

Emergency crews prepare for possible flooding


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Schenectady cop arrested after alleged fight in Utica

Scotia family grateful for donated blood that saved baby's life

Businesswoman, philanthropist Jane Golub dies at 80

Judge delays decision on dissolution of St. Clare's Corporation

A Schenectady County Court judge delayed a decision on whether or not to dissolve the St. Clare's Corporation on Tuesday morning.


Eight Schenectady buildings await demolition in redevelopment project

The city of Schenectady is taking steps to demolish eight buildings this summer. It's part of an ongoing effort to revitalize neighborhoods.


Schenectady man charged for 2017 burglary

Police in Schenectady Police believe they have solved a two-year-old crime. 


Local students pack thousands of meals for those in need

Students were busy Saturday morning packaging 14,000 meals for those in need, now an annual tradition at Scotia-Glenville High School. 


Owners hope unique stress reliever is a 'smashing' success

A new business inside the ViaPort Mall in Rotterdam is aimed at de-stressing your life by destroying things in a safe environment.


Schenectady woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of infant son

A Schenectady woman has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of her infant son.


Grieving mom: Never say I know how you feel

Nearly 300 area homicide victims were honored Wednesday at a Ceremony of Remembrance at Schenectady's Central Park. Among the many on hand to "keep their loved one's memory alive" was Martha Lasher-Warner, whose daughter Liza Warner was murdered 15 years ago.


Schenectady mayor announces bid for third term

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy is running for reelection.


Schenectady man accused of assaulting Saratoga County sheriff's deputy

A 24-year-old Schenectady man is under arrest, accused of assaulting a Saratoga County sheriff's deputy.


Senator vows to fight cuts to local job training program

New York Senator Chuck Schumer was in Schenectady, vowing to fight the recent proposed cuts to the YouthBuild program. 


Liquidation sale begins at Goldstock's Sporting Goods

For more than 120 years, Goldstock's Sporting Goods was a staple in the Capital Region.


Goldstock's Sporting Goods holding liquidation sale after 120+ years

For more than 120 years, Goldstock's Sporting Goods was a staple in the Capital Region.


Getting set 'fore' golf season

The golf season is slow to open in the Capital Region but we're getting there, little by little.


Search underway for teen missing from Schenectady

Schenectady police need your help finding a missing teen.


Fellow beer makers help South Glens Falls brewery damaged by fire

Help continues to come in for the Common Roots Brewing Company from fellow beer makers.


Schenectady fire leaves two families without home

Fire investigators are still looking for what started a fire in Schenectady on Wednesday.


One injured after incident at Central Park Middle School

One person is injured after an incident at Central Park Middle School Tuesday. 


Real estate agents in Rotterdam brush up on homebuilding skills

Local real estate agents know how to sell houses. They got some lessons in building and remodeling houses on Wednesday.


State budget has enough to save Mohonasen music program

Parents and students in the Mohonasen School District have reason to celebrate.


Schenectady holds workshops for flood mitigation project in Stockade

Every spring, people living in the Stockade neighborhood of Schenectady face the threat of flooding from the Mohawk River. The city is hosting a series of workshops this week to develop a long term solution to the flooding.


Brown School, Iroquois Middle School and Bethlehem Middle School take top honors in science bowl

NewsChannel 13 congratulates the winners of the Capital Region Science Bowl.


Rotterdam man facing child pornography charges

A Rotterdam man is facing felony child pornography charges.


Mohonasen parents, students fight for more state aid

As the deadline for New York lawmakers to pass the state budget nears, a local school district is pushing for more state aid.


Jumpin' Jacks opens in Scotia for 67th season

What's for dinner? How about a jackburger , some twister fries and a side of slaw.


Schenectady home that burned had code violations

Residents inside the Schenectady home that burned on Wednesday were not supposed to be there.


Woman admits to leaving scene of deadly Rotterdam crash

Megan Alexandre pleaded guilty in Schenectady County Court on Wednesday to leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.


St. Clare's retirees exploring all options to fund pensions

Former employees of St. Clare's Hospital are considering their remaining options, after learning the new state budget won't include money for people whose pensions were terminated.


Kids help save family from Schenectady fire

A 10-year old girl and 5-year-old boy helped save their family from an early morning fire in Schenectady on Wednesday.


Parents, students express concern over Mohonasen School District cuts

It was a packed house at the Mohonasen School Board meeting Monday night.  Parents, students and alumni came out to talk about the district cutting around 20 positions due to a $2 million gap in the budget.


Former GE Engineers charged for conspiring to steal secrets from the company

Two former GE Engineers are charged by the FBI with conspiring to steal trade secrets. 


Making sure the music doesn't die

At a time when the Mohonasen School District is facing a $2 million budget shortfall, families whose children are involved in the music program are fighting to make sure proposed cuts don't allow the curtain to come down on their music program.


Schenectady County kicks off Maple Week

Saturday marks the beginning of New York Maple Week, and the crew at Riverside Maple Farms in Glenville is ready.


Driving force behind Schenectady's Perreca's Bakery dies

A driving force behind Perreca's Bakery in Schenectady has died. Lilia Perreca Papa was 93 years old.


Mother Nature does not believe in the groundhog

On the second full day of spring, rain turned to snow for the early morning commute.


Contractor accused of abusing child in Rotterdam

A contractor is accused of sexually abusing a child while working in a home in Rotterdam.


Tests find parts of Mohawk River not safe for swimming

How comfortable would you be swimming in the Mohawk River? A comprehensive analysis of river contaminates might help you decide if you're ready to jump in the water.


Sports betting at upstate NY casinos can begin in May

Upstate New York casinos authorized to offer sports gambling could be accepting wagers by Memorial Day weekend.


Rotterdam man sentenced for assaulting infant son

A man from Rotterdam was sentenced on Tuesday to six years in prison for assaulting his young son.


Robot Milo brings efforts to ease autism, teach STEM

Milo brings an interactive demonstration of cutting edge technology for people with autism and STEM-based learning.


Interfaith prayer service held for victims of terror attacks in New Zealand

Sunday hundreds of community members gathered at the Islamic Center of the Capital Region to stand in solidary at an interfaith prayer service for victims of the terror attacks in New Zealand on Friday. Many of those attending say it was important to show their love and support for all faiths in the community.


Capital Region K9s are top dogs at Capitol

Government sometimes goes to the dogs. On Wednesday, it was true as K9 officers were honored.


Schenectady restaurant mainstay abruptly shuts down

A mainstay in the heart of downtown Schenectady abruptly shut down.


Nine people charged in heroin distribution bust in Schenectady and Bronx

A heroin distribution ring is busted in Schenectady and Bronx.


Schenectady shooting under investigation

Police in Schenectady are still looking for a suspect after a shooting.


Schenectady police looking for missing teenager

Schenectady Police are asking the public to help them find 14-year-old Adrian Zea of Schenectady. She was last seen in February. 


Local women come together to build a home for a family in need

In honor of women build week, Habitat for Humanity partnered with Schenectady County community members to make a difference.


Marking Ash Wednesday around Capital Region

Church leaders mark Ash Wednesday in the traditional and non-traditional ways around the Capital Region.


Healthcare workers rally against proposed budget cuts

Hundreds of healthcare workers, organizations and emergency medical service personnel descended on the Capitol Tuesday morning as part of Healthcare Advocacy Day.


Shortage of bladder cancer drug worries Rotterdam man

Lives are being put on the line because the main drug used to treat bladder cancer is in short supply.


Community projects would improve walkability between Schenectady neighborhoods

Community improvements are being planned for Schenectady.


Missing Schenectady teen found

Update: Schenectady Communications tells News Channel 13 that 15-year-old Noreyelle Smalls has been found.


Saratoga Springs Police Chief Greg Veitch plans to retire

Chief Greg Veitch tells NewsChannel 13 that he will retire after 24 years of service to the Saratoga Springs Police Department.


Niskayuna considers later start time for high school

High school kids in Niskayuna may soon get to sleep in a bit.


Contractor sentenced in Schenectady for role in murder

A local contractor will spend life in prison without parole.


Rotterdam man accused of having child porn

Police say they followed up on a cyber tip that 37-year-old Dustin Britcher was in possession of child pornography.


Governor Cuomo proposes free child care for single parents pursuing a degree

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a pilot program that would offer free childcare to up to 400 single parents pursuing their college degrees at certain community colleges. The Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program is part of the 2019 Women's Justice Agenda Proposal.


Frog Alley Taproom to open as progress on Mill Artisan District project continues

Calling all carb lovers: you'll soon have some new places to check out. You'll find them in the Mill Artisan District Project on State Street in Schenectady.


GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci for hands-on STEM education

GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci in Schenectady to teach 400 local students about science, technology, engineering and math.


State comptroller won't investigate St. Clare's pension crisis

The state comptroller will not be investigating the St. Clare's pension crisis.


Pretrial hearing adjourned for Schenectady mom accused of killing infant son

The case of a mother charged in the death of her 4-month-old son has been adjourned.


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