Schenectady, Niskayuna school districts working to curb racism on soccer field

Schenectady, Niskayuna school districts working to curb racism on soccer field

A school bus crashed at the intersection of Golf Road and Route 7 in Schenectady on Thursday.

School bus crash under investigation in Schenectady

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Niskayuna man accused of trying to meet teen for sex

5,000 rubber ducks shot into Mohawk River to promote autism awareness

Local Red Cross volunteers head to Florida

Coxsackie virus postpones homecoming game

Three cases of the Coxsackie virus have been reported at Schalmont Middle and High schools. The district canceled the homecoming football game and pep rally.

MiSci STEAM Festival nourishing kids' curiosity

The festival combines Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. It runs through Monday.

Coxsackie virus cancels Schalmont homecoming game

The Schalmont School District is dealing with Coxsackie virus.

NYC man gets prison in Schenectady County quadriplegic scam

Prosecutors in upstate New York say a Brooklyn man who masterminded a scheme to plunder a quadriplegic's trust fund has been sent to prison.

Schenectady woman charged with criminal mischief in Warren County

Warren County sheriff's investigators have charged a woman from Schenectady with criminal mischief.

Cats found in plastic container by side of road in Schenectady

A box of cats were found on the side of the road in Schenectady.

Former Rotterdam cop arrested again

A former Rotterdam police officer fired from his job has been arrested and fired again.

Sparking an interest with Manufacturing Day

Students in Schenectady County participate in "Manufacturing Day" that is an attempt to close the skills gap and teach kids to work with their hands.

Schenectady police search for missing girl

Schenectady police are asking for your help locating 13-year-old Kaleigha Figueroa. She was last seen Sunday night. 

Police investigate break-in at Rotterdam medical building

A burglary at a medical practice building in Rotterdam is under investigation. Police say it happened sometime overnight Tuesday into Wednesday at the CapitalCare Family Practice on Elizabeth Street.

Mohonasen program helping to overcome the skilled labor shortage

Overcoming the skilled labor shortage. That's the goal of a program in the Mohonasen Central School District.

Niskayuna animal hospital's neighbors say barking dogs are noisy annoyance

Heavy turnout was expected Tuesday at a public hearing in Niskayuna as town board members considered a revised law that would help impose fines on people with dogs that bark too much.

Search continues for Schenectady woman missing since 2008

State police put out a renewed call Tuesday, looking for help finding Lutricia Steele. She was 27 years old when she left 1118 Webster Street on May 1, 2008 – and hasn't been seen since.

National Voter Registration Day 2018

September 25 is National Voter Registration Day. You can register online or go to one of several local spots for registration on Tuesday. 

Shady activity in a darkened driveway

Home surveillance video in Schenectady's Woodlawn neighborhood captures what appears to be two young males trying to open car doors.

Scotia toddler battling brain cancer celebrates end of major treatment

A long-awaited day finally arrives for the family of a little boy battling brain cancer.

New road markings to improve safety at Schenectady intersection

A busy Schenectady intersection is looking a little different. It’s all in the name of safety.

Schenectady grocery store fire under investigation

A fire breaks out at a Schenectady grocery store.

MiSci exhibit explores engineering of toy making

A new exhibit opens at MiSci Saturday. It features toys from the 1800s all the way to today.

Mom and daughter's Schenectady dance school gaining fame

Before there were all those dancing shows on TV, there was a local mom and daughter teaching kids to dance. They have former students all over the country putting what they learned at Merritt Dance Center in motion.

Schenectady police getting new state of the art shooting range

With intense scrutiny on police-involved shootings, the Schenectady Police Department is about to create a new, state of the art training facility at its headquarters on Liberty Street. Their old firing range -- which has been inoperable and empty for more than three years, is getting a big makeover.

Driver charged after truck crashes into Rotterdam house

A 28-year-old Rotterdam man is accused of crashing into a house while driving drunk and then taking off.

Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge calls on Schenectady residents to make neighborhoods better

A new initiative is challenging people in Schenectady to come up with ideas that will make their neighborhoods better and the Schenectady Foundation will foot the bill. It's called the Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge. Local foundations, philanthropists, and the City of Schenectady have helped raise $250,000 that will be awarded to a number of projects. 

New York Board of Regents backs down on some ESSA regulations

The New York Board of Regents is backing down on some of their original proposed standardized testing regulations announced earlier this year. the Board first announced their plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act regulations in May. After more than 1900 public comments came in about the proposal changes were drafted.

Community colleges join together to address lack of skilled workers

Five Capital Region Community Colleges came together on Tuesday to address one issue -- lack of skilled workers.

9/11 Tribute Ceremony held in Glenville

17 years after the 9/11 terror attacks took the lives of nearly 3000 people, remembrance ceremonies are being held all across the country.

Missing man with schizophrenia found safe

Schenectady police say they have found 68-year-old John Logatto, who was reported missing.

Playground designed by children now being built in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY-- A number of volunteers joined forces Saturday morning to transform an empty site into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground. 

Schenectady County Community College gets new name

Schenectady County Community College is now SUNY Schenectady.

Schenectady company using modern STEM to take diapers back in time

A Schenectady company is hoping to use STEM to take new parents back in time. Their vision is to go back to an age of cloth diapers. They say they have a better product than Pampers and Huggies. It's just going to take a little more engineering to get more babies into Tidy Tots.

How hot is too hot inside a classroom? NYSUT calls for changes in NY schools

It's a scenario taking place in classrooms all across the state this week. The New York State United Teachers say they're getting reports of some classrooms topping out at 106 degrees.

Students in Schenectady getting back in the groove

Students are back in class now all around the Capital Region and in Schenectady, they are gathering at Hamilton Elementary.

Restaurant takes some hits, 4 of them

Slick's Restaurant in Schenectady has been hit by four trucks in the last three years.

SUV slams into Schenectady gas pump

Schenectady police are still looking for the driver of an SUV that slammed into a gas pump at the intersection of Brandywine and Wiley Street Sunday night.

NewsChannel 13's Karen Tararache rappels off building to raise money for Proctors

NewsChannel 13's Karen Tararache went over the edge on Friday. She rappelled from the Landing Hotel at Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady.

Red Cross helping 13 people after Schenectady hazmat incident

Thirteen people in Schenectady are getting help from the Red Cross after some kind of hazmat situation Thursday night.

Police: Husband stabs wife at Colonie hair salon

A Scotia man is facing charges after police say he stabbed his wife in Colonie and then tried to slit his own throat.

STEM Aviation Camp gives future aviators first lessons in flight

It was the biggest year yet for a camp teaching the aviators of the future their first lessons in flight. Lift, gravity and thrust were no drag for kids at the STEM Aviation Camp in Glenville.

Eleven people 100+ years old honored in Schenectady

Eleven people who are all over the age of 100 years old were honored in Schenectady on Thursday. Collectively, they represent 1,122 years of life. All 11 of them live at Kingsway Community in Schenectady.

Schenectady building being torn down after fire

A Schenectady building is being torn down after being heavily damaged by fire.

Heaven Puleski, mom of baby found dead in Schenectady, indicted

There has been a significant development in the Heaven Puleski investigation. A Schenectady grand jury has apparently weighed in on the Heaven Puleski case and handed up a sealed indictment against her. Now, we wait to find out which charges are mentioned inside that grand jury envelope.

Firefighters released from hospital after Schenectady fire

An overnight fire in Schenectady sends three firefighter to the hospital for overheating. All three have since been treated and released.

Schenectady block party gets kids excited about reading

A summer block party is held to kick off the school year right in Schenectady. The party theme was getting excited about books.

Tribute for veterans in Schenectady

It's a tribute for what they've accomplished all around the world

Schenectady police investigate shooting

Schenectady police are investigating a shooting.

Plans for Niskayuna Holocaust memorial on hold again

Plans for a Holocaust memorial in Niskayuna have been put on hold again. The town board agreed to postpone its vote on a special use permit until December 18.

Ten demolitions slated in Schenectady as city removes blight

Overgrown yards, boarded up windows and dilapidated buildings dot the Schenectady landscape. People who live on Barrett Street say they're ready for some much needed change.

Woman assaulted near Union College says she might be victim of the knock out game

SCHENECTADY - A woman says she might have been a victim of the knock out game in Schenectady. In a seemingly random assault, the victim says two women approached her when she was walking on Union Street near Union College and began punching her in the face and head.

Schenectady hiker thanks DEC rangers for saving his life

A Schenectady man is alive and he wants everyone to know how lucky he is that DEC rangers were able to find him.

Gutter falls off Schenectady bridge

A small gutter on a bridge has fallen down in Schenectady. No one was hurt.

Peace Week In Schenectady

Events will be held for Peace Week in Schenectady

Two men accused of selling synthetic marijuana in Schenectady

Two men are accused of selling synthetic marijuana out of the Stockade Market and Deli in Schenectady. 

Convicted child killer Marybeth Tinning released from prison

After 31 years behind bars, child killer Marybeth Tinning is a free woman. She was released from state prison Tuesday.

Price Chopper announces shakeups in corporate IT department

There's a shake-up at Price Chopper. The company says it's making changes to its IT department.

Hearing delayed for mother of infant found dead in Schenectady

A preliminary hearing for the mother of a baby found dead in Schenectady has been pushed back. Heaven Puleski appeared in court Monday, but a judged delayed her hearing until next Wednesday.

16-year-old Burnt Hills student dies in accident

GLENVILLE- The Glenville Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that happened Friday night. 

Goldstock's Sporting Goods closed 'until further notice'

A fixture in Schenectady County for generations, Goldstock's Sporting Goods is closed "until further notice" according to its owner.

Stolen car smashes into Scotia home

A stolen car plowed into a home in Scotia, causing heavy damage to the structure.

Mother of missing Schenectady baby facing charges

Schenectady police have arrested the mother of a missing baby boy.

Rotterdam man accused of raping teen

A 35-year-old Rotterdam man is accused of raping a 14-year-old.