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Basketball-star takes local group of young players on an inspiring adventure

Basketball-star takes local group of young players on an inspiring adventure


Schenectady man admits to raping 11-year-old girl

Schenectady man admits to raping 11-year-old girl


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Schuyler Sisters of stage meet their inspiration through art

Annual black and blue morning effort

Whistleblower accuses General Electric of accounting fraud

DA: Shooting death of former Albany High basketball star was self-defense

Police have arrested two people they say are responsible for the Memorial Day shooting of Ayanna Hunter. However, they are not facing homicide charges.


'Hamilton' opens at Proctors after two-year wait

"Hamilton"-fever is sweeping across Schenectady. The Tony Award-winning show made its premiere at Proctors on Tuesday.


Brand-new Veggie Mobile bringing healthy food to inner-city neighborhoods

Capital Roots is trying out a new way to get fresh veggies to people living in inner-city neighborhoods.


New splash pad opens in Niskayuna

Summer is not over yet! 


Niskayuna police investigating unattended death

Police are investigating whether an unattended death is suspicious. 


Double H Ranch brings camp on-the-go to Niskayuna

The Double H Camp was on-the-go Friday. The goal is to improve the quality of life for children and families in hospitals and medical settings.


Schenectady community gathers to remember mass shooting victims

In the wake of two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, the Schenectady community was coming together on Friday night.


Pathway dedicated to Schenectady county lawmaker

The new trail in Glenville is a permanent tribute to James Buhrmaster.


'Stranger Things' actress from Niskayuna honored

There was a special honor for a young Capital Region actress who delivered a great performance in the third season of the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things."


Rare rabbit stolen from Schenectady farm twice in 13 months

A Schenectady farm is looking for one of their rare rabbits. Officials at Vale Urban Farm said it was stolen for the second time in a little over a year sometime Saturday night.


Busy night of drug overdoses has Schenectady police very concerned

First responders in Schenectady were called to four drug overdoses in two hours on Thursday night.


Irish dance camp brings people from around the globe to Schenectady

For the past 15 years, people from around the world have been packing their bags for a one-of-a-kind summer camp in Schenectady. Every summer for a few weeks, Union College is the place to be for up-and-coming Irish dancers.


Rotterdam cancer survivor finds comfort making blankets for pets in need

A year ago, Kimberly Jackson of Rotterdam had to quit her job because of cancer.


Change of Command Ceremony held at Stratton Air National Guard Base

An official Change of Command Ceremony was held Wednesday at Stratton Air National Guard Base. Outgoing Lieutenant Commander Aron Sacchetti is moving on and Lieutenant John Sandefur has taken over as Commander of the 2nd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team with the Army National Guard.


Power crews continue restoration efforts after days of severe storms

The cleanup continued on Wednesday from the latest round of powerful storms to hit the Capital Region this week.


Schenectady County to crack down on speedy drivers

Schenectady County is cracking down on speeding drivers.    


Second round of storms leaves thousands without power in Capital Region

More than 2,000 homes and business in the Capital Region were without power on Tuesday due to a second round of storms that rolled through on Monday night.


Man recovering after being pinned down by a tree in Scotia during a storm

A man from Glenville is recovering at Albany Medical Center after he was pinned down by a tree that fell during a storm Sunday night.


Sunday's stormy mess leads to Monday's busy cleanup

It was a busy Monday for people affected by Sunday's storms.


Cleanup continues after Sunday storms

Storms on Sunday left severe storm damage across some areas of the Capital Region, especially the city of Schenectady.


Honor celebration held for Niskayuna shooting victim

A star athlete is being remembered for her achievements and impact on the community. 


Basil imported from Mexico making hundreds of people sick

New York State Department of Health officials are urging people to check their fresh basil.


Schenectady man sentenced for heroin trafficking conspiracy

A Schenectady man is sentenced to five years in prison for a heroin trafficking conspiracy.


Police: Scotia man assaults 12-year-old child

A Scotia man is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old child and police think there could be more victims.


Schenectady Corporation Council to continue negotiations in Kearse wrongful death lawsuit

Schenectady Common Council is taking steps to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city's police department.


Memories of the moon landing that historic Sunday night

A then teenage DJ on the air that special Sunday evening 50 years ago, July 20, 1969, shares his recollections.


Powerful Saturday storms leave dark Sunday for some

Some people were still in the dark much of Sunday after powerful storms swept through parts of the Capital Region on Saturday.


Glenville maple syrup production giving kids a taste of STEM

The sap doesn't run this time of year at Riverside Maple in Glenville. The spring Maple season is well-over. However, STEM is always in season.


Schenectady County GOP, Jim Buhrmaster dies at 73

Jim Buhrmaster died Tuesday morning at the age of 73 after a long illness. 


Legal sports betting ready for NY state debut

Legal sports betting is expected to come to the Capital Region this week.


Pioneer for St. Clare’s Hospital pensioner committee passes away

Funeral services start on Wednesday for the woman, who lead in the fight to get promised pension money for former workers of Saint Clare's Hospital.    


Schenectady man sentenced for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl

A Schenectady man is sentenced for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl.


Unique cosplays seen at the Electric City Comic Con

A different kind of comic book convention was held in Schenectady Saturday, 


Schenectady to demo 11 more blighted properties

Jeanetta Carter has lived on Jefferson Street in Schenectady for the last six months. She says the abandoned house across the street from her building is a hub for illegal activity. She was thrilled to find out the house will be torn in the city's latest efforts to revitalize neighborhoods and boost economical growth.


Funeral arrangements set for former Schenectady mayor

SCHENECTADY- Karen Johnson is the only woman to serve as mayor of Schenectady. She died last month at the age of 77. Her family will host a celebration of her life on Thursday, September 5th at Proctor's Theater in Schenectady.      


Schenectady County man sentenced for trying to murder ex-girlfriend, kids

A Schenectady County man will spend 75 years to life in prison.


Double shooting under investigation in Schenectady

Schenectady police are investigating a double shooting.


Health, safety key as temps soared Friday

People around the Capital Region were looking for ways to stay cool on Friday.


City Mission of Schenectady holds a free picnic for the community

As people around the Capital Region prepare for barbecues and a day in the sun to celebrate Independence Day, others celebrated it early.


Stewart's Shops gives retiring manager $32,000 for community work

When a district manager at Stewart's Shops retired recently after 32 years, he got a big surprise.  The company gave him $32,000 to continue doing good things in the community.  


Schenectady will provide free meals for Independence Day celebration

SCHENECTADY- More than 500 free meals will be served on Wednesday as part of the Independence Day celebration at the Schenectady City Mission.    


Free summer meal sites: find one close to you

Officials with the United Way of the Greater Capital Region say 230,000 free meals will be served across five counties as part of the summer meal program this year.


Missing Schenectady teen located

SCHENECTADY- Schenectady Police have confirmed that a missing teen has been located.


6-year-old boy hit by car in Schenectady

A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Schenectady.


Top of the Class: Anna Blanchfield

Anna Blanchfield has a passion for figuring out how things work. She excels in the maths and sciences, and the passion for learning has brought her all the way to the top of her class. This week, she will graduate as valedictorian for Schenectady High School Class of 2019.


Big crowd lines up for 'Hamilton' tickets at Proctors

It’s a hot ticket. The touring musical "Hamilton" will be here in less than two months and this morning, tickets went on sale.


Police: Schenectady pair stole thousands in unemployment benefits

A Schenectady man and woman allegedly took thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits that they were not entitled to.


Schenectady, Great Barrington residents warned about car thefts

Police in two separate areas are warning their residents - lock your car doors.


Harley collides with car in Pattersonville

The annual Harley Rendezvous is taking place this weekend at Indian Lookout Country Club in Pattersonville.


11 years later: Schenectady woman's disappearance remains a mystery

Schenectady police are once again requesting information in a cold case that's over a decade old.


High-performing schools in New York state

The State Education Department released a list of high-performing schools in New York state and several local districts are on it.  


Citizen Action to rally outside of Schenectady County Jail on Juneteenth Day

SCHENECTADY- Wednesday is Juneteenth. It is the oldest known holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.


Schenectady mom gets 15 years for killing infant son

Heaven Pulseki was sentenced in Schenectady County Court on Tuesday to 15 years in state prison for manslaughter in the death of her infant son.


Judge orders euthanasia for Schenectady dogs who mauled child

A judge in Schenectady has ordered euthanasia for dogs who mauled a child earlier this month.


St. Clare's pensioners push for law preventing corp. dissolution

Former employees of St. Clare's Hospital were at the Capitol on Monday to support a bill that would help them find out what happened to their pension funds.


Bear spotted and caught by Rotterdam Police

Rotterdam Police caught a nearly 2 hundred pound bear that was spotted walking through Fern Avenue and Tulip Street Saturday. 


Police investigate vandalism at Duanesburg cemetery

DUANESBURG-  A historical society in Schenectady County says State Police are investigating vandalism at a cemetery in Duanesburg.


State police seek help finding Duanesburg cemetery vandals

State police are asking for the public's help after they say a graveyard in Duanesburg was vandalized with spray paint this week.


Missing woman with Alzheimer's disease found safe

Eileen Hutchinson has been found and is in good health.


Schenectady fire deemed not suspicious

The American Red Cross is helping one person after a fire early Wednesday morning in Schenectady.


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