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Schenectady man charged in Wal-Mart burglary

Quadreek Stotes. Photographer: Provided ROTTERDAM - A Schenectady man broke into the Rotterdam Wal-Mart after hours earlier this month and stole a 55-inch flat screen television, police said. Quadreek Stotes, 25, of 18 Union Ave., was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count of third-degree burgl

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Man gets 5 years in Schenectady car assault

Victor J. Thompson, with attorney Michael Mansion, in court Tuesday for sentencing. Photographer: Steven Cook SCHENECTADY - A man who struck a pregnant woman with a car last year received five years in state prison Tuesday. Victor J. Thompson, 22, of Schenectady, pleaded guilty over the summer to on

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Neighborhood calling for answers after teen shot in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB)--The Hamilton Hill community in Schenectady is still looking for answers after a 15-year old was shot in the leg Monday. "I don't like what I'm seeing," said Claudia Martin. We sat down with Martin, 70, who is bedridden. "I see prostitutes being dropped off over here," she s

WRGB - 2017-09-19 17:39:14

Library of Congress donates dozens of books to Schenectady school

SCHENECTADY - At a time when kids all seem to be glued to their smartphones and tablets, some students in Schenectady were getting excited about books. Keane Elementary in Schenectady received more than 80 donated books on Monday. They came from the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program. They ha

WNYT - 2017-09-19 00:10:00

Downtown Schenectady plans hurricane relief event

SCHENECTADY -- As portions of the nation recover from back-to-back, devastating hurricanes, Schenectady businesses have teamed up for a fundraiser on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Schenectady Serves will be a simple way for locals to aid families in need in east Texas and in Florida, while enjoying good food

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Police continue probe after 15-year-old shot in Schenectady

Schenectady police Sgt. Jeffrey McCutcheon talks to a shooting victim Monday. Photographer: PETER R. BARBER SCHENECTADY - Police are investigating after a 15-year-old teen was shot in the lower leg Monday in the city's Hamilton Hill neighborhood. Police arrived about 10 a.m. Monday and found a young

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Schenectady man charged with leaving dog in hot car

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A Schenectady man appeared in court Monday morning, facing charges after police say he left his dog in a hot car on Sunday. Brandon Reploeg was arraigned Monday morning, charged with one count of animal cruelty. Police say they found a German Shephard puppy in a car. Rep

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-18 16:41:28

Cops investigate gunshots in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY - Police are investigating reports of gunfire at the corner of Albany and Hulett Streets. The gunfire occurred Monday morning and led cops to close several blocks in the area. One witness told police he heard four gunshots. It was unclear if anyone was shot. Police remained at the scene,

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 11:13:16

Schenectady air crew saved pregnant soldier from St. Thomas

GLENVILLE - A crew from an air ambulance company called REVA that flies out of Schenectady County Airport had a particularly difficult - yet inspirational - evacuation mission on the island of St. Thomas in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Irma's 150 mph winds destroyed the only hospital on St. Thomas an

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 10:12:25

Schenectady fills 2 City Hall vacancies

Schenectady City Hall. Photographer: MARC SCHULTZ SCHENECTADY - Two key vacancies have been filled at City Hall, Mayor Gary McCarthy announced Monday. Alex Sutherland and Christopher Lunn have taken over as the city's new director of operations and chief building inspector, respectively. The positio

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Police: Dog left in hot car; Schenectady man charged

ALBANY - Police rescued a Golden retriever puppy from a hot car Sunday and charged the dog's Schenectady owner, police said. The incident happened about noon at the Italian American Community Center on Washington Avenue Extension. Police received a call for a puppy in a car in distress, police spoke

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Parillo celebrates 1,000th 'Schenectady Today' show

On her show, Ann Parillo (left) talks with cast members from Capital Rep's "Sex with Strangers." Photographer: Marc Schultz Ann Parillo had everyone just where she wanted them. Guests and visitors to Proctors Underground, located in the basement under the theater's box office and the Apostrophe Cafe

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Schenectady teens face robbery charge

Photographer: Shutterstock SCHENECTADY - Two city teens robbed someone of a debit card and cellphone last weekend, authorities said. Matthew Smith, 17, of Mumford Street, and Rakeem Patterson, 17, of Kingston Avenue, each face one count of second-degree robbery, a felony. They are accused of robbing

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Schenectady JCC festival brings community together for Jewish New Year

The Yeh family of Niskayuna feed and groom a rabbit during the Apple and Honey Festival on Sunday. Photographer: MARC SCHULTZ NISKAYUNA - A few dozen parents and their children gathered around a table inside the Schenectady Jewish Community Center on Sunday and fixed their eyes on a large, kosher ca

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Hurricane Jose: Tropical storm warning issued for parts of Massachusetts, stretch of New England

ABC News MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm warning has been issued for a stretch of New England as Hurricane Jose approaches the coast of the U.S. Northeast. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the warning was in effect for an area stretching from Watch Hill, Rhode Island, to Hull, Massachusetts.

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-18 17:04:49

Ranked: Best public middle schools in the Capital Region

Click through the slideshow to see the best public middle schools in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Saratoga counties, according to Niche, a website that ranks schools and neighborhoods. Read more: Ranked: Best public high schools in the Capital Region Ranked: Best private high schools in the C

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 17:44:34

Report: Majority of NY colleges comply with sex assault law

ALBANY - A majority of New York's colleges and universities are handling instances and allegations of sexual assault in accordance with the state's "Enough is Enough" law, according to the findings of a statewide compliance review released Tuesday. Schools could be rated compliant, significantly com

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 17:37:03

Region's colleges largely compliant with state anti-sexual assault law

The Union College campus. Photographer: MARC SCHULTZ ALBANY - The Capital Region's colleges and universities fared well in an audit of a 2015 state law that asked schools to update policies and training aimed at preventing sexual assault on campus. All of the region's schools were either compliant o

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Local air ambulance company providing help to hurricane victims

SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB)---First Irma, now Maria. And with local hospitals in the eastern Caribbean destroyed, like the only one on the Island of St. Thomas, medical care for those islands has had to come from other parts of the globe including Schenectady. "We can staff our aircraft with the appropri

WRGB - 2017-09-19 18:45:47

Man pried open Walmart doors to get at TV, cops say

ROTTERDAM -- A Schenectady man is accused of prying open the sliding front doors of the Altamont Road Walmart store after hours on Sept. 9 and stealing a 55-inch flat screen TV, town police said Tuesday. Quadreek Stotes, 25, of Union Avenue was charged Tuesday with burglary and petit larceny, arraig

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 16:23:11