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SportingNews
This day in history: An entire team gets arrested for playing on SundayThe Schenectady Frog Alleys had to post bail for playing ball. The Frog Alleys
This day in history: An entire team gets arrested for playing on Sunday
SportingNews / Posted 2 hours ago
The Schenectady Frog Alleys had to post bail for playing ball. The Frog Alleys, a Class D team in the New York State League, hosted Albany on a bright Sunday afternoon in 1903 at Island Park. The problem was, it was illegal to play baseball on... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Casino executives demand a cut if daily fantasy sports returnsnot against daily fantasy sports," said Greg Carlin, CEO of Rush Street Gaming,
Casino executives demand a cut if daily fantasy sports returns
Crain's New York Business / Posted 18 hours ago
not against daily fantasy sports," said Greg Carlin, CEO of Rush Street Gaming, which is developing a resort and casino in Schenectady. "What we're against is a special bill that opens the Internet in New York to out-of-state companies that don't... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
After Tennessee Gas Pipeline's demise, Mass. focus shifts to green energyfederal regulators on Monday that it would withdraw its formal application to b
After Tennessee Gas Pipeline's demise, Mass. focus shifts to green energy
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 hours ago
federal regulators on Monday that it would withdraw its formal application to build the pipeline from Wright, N.Y., west of Schenectady, to the Dracut terminal near Lowell. The route affected seven central Berkshire towns before continuing through... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Kinder Morgan formally withdraws application for Northeast Energy Direct pipelinein Richmond, Lenox and adjacent communities. The new route took the pipeline o
Kinder Morgan formally withdraws application for Northeast Energy Direct pipeline
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
in Richmond, Lenox and adjacent communities. The new route took the pipeline originating in Wright, N.Y., 40 miles west of Schenectady, into Berkshire County from Stephentown, N.Y., passing through parts of Hancock, Lanesborough, Cheshire, Dalton,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Beatrice A. FrederickJohnny, Madeline and Mack Montario; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation
Beatrice A. Frederick
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
Johnny, Madeline and Mack Montario; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements are by the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
James D. Mathewsin the U.S. Navy from April 1945 to August 1947 after graduating from Kinsman H
James D. Mathews
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
in the U.S. Navy from April 1945 to August 1947 after graduating from Kinsman High School. He attended Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., and Bowling Green State University before returning to operate the family farm with his father. James D.... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Richard E. KarlsenKarlsen, age 67, of Gloversville, NY, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2016 fo
Richard E. Karlsen
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Karlsen, age 67, of Gloversville, NY, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2016 following a brief illness at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, New York. He was born in Queens, NY, the son of the late Erling R. Karlsen and Florence M. Plunkett Karlsen of... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Amsterdam boys fourth at Eddy MeetBay Shore won the team title with 53 points, while Schenectady (51.5 points) wa
Amsterdam boys fourth at Eddy Meet
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Bay Shore won the team title with 53 points, while Schenectady (51.5 points) was second and Guilderland (42) was third. Amsterdam was fourth with 40 points, Broadalbin-Perth was 21st with 6 points and Johnstown and Canajoharie tied for 25th with 4... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Amedore to seek reelectionAbuse, I’m proud of the work we have done to help those struggling with addicti
Amedore to seek reelection
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 4 days ago
Abuse, I’m proud of the work we have done to help those struggling with addiction.” Amedore represents portions of Ulster, Schenectady and Albany counties in his first term in the Senate. For five years earlier, he served as an... Read more
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Bennington Banner
2 killed in 1-car crash on eastbound Thruway lanes in Albany25-year-old Robert Frechette of Albany, was pronounced dead at the scene. His p
2 killed in 1-car crash on eastbound Thruway lanes in Albany
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
25-year-old Robert Frechette of Albany, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, 26-year-old Kelsey Shagalski of Schenectady, died from her injuries after being taken to Albany Medical Center. Two of the three eastbound lanes between... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
2 killed in 1-car crash on eastbound Thruway lanes in Albanysay the 25-year-old Albany man who was driving the car was pronounced dead at t
2 killed in 1-car crash on eastbound Thruway lanes in Albany
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
say the 25-year-old Albany man who was driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 26-year-old Schenectady woman, died from her injuries after being taken to Albany Medical Center. Two of the three eastbound lanes... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Slow and steady job growth in Aprilwhich was down 1.2 percent; Ithaca, down 0.8 percent; Binghamton, down 0.4 perc
Slow and steady job growth in April
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
which was down 1.2 percent; Ithaca, down 0.8 percent; Binghamton, down 0.4 percent; Rochester, down 0.4 percent and Albany-Schenectady-Troy, down 0.2 percent. Of those regions that gained jobs, Buffalo-Niagara grew at the slowest pace, even though... Read more
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The Post-Standard
SIDA approves $612K grant for new marquee at Landmark TheatreThe new marquee, she said, would make the theater more competitive and more his
SIDA approves $612K grant for new marquee at Landmark Theatre
The Post-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
The new marquee, she said, would make the theater more competitive and more historically accurate. "If you go to Utica, Schenectady or Buffalo they all have these types of marquees," she said. "Frankly the promoters are expecting that kind of... Read more
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The Atlantic
The False Promise of DNA Testingits more high-profile tests to date, the software was used to connect an extrem
The False Promise of DNA Testing
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
its more high-profile tests to date, the software was used to connect an extremely small trace of DNA at a murder scene in Schenectady, New York, to the killer, an acquaintance of the victim. A similarly reliable match, Perlin told me, would have... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Section II boys lacrosse pairings setMay 19, 4:15 p.m. Game 1: No. 9 LaSalle at No. 8 Colonie Game 2: No. 11 Alban
Section II boys lacrosse pairings set
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
May 19, 4:15 p.m. Game 1: No. 9 LaSalle at No. 8 Colonie Game 2: No. 11 Albany at No. 6 Saratoga Springs Game 3: No. 10 Schenectady at No. 7 CBA Quarterfinals Saturday, May 21 Game 4: Game 1 winner at No. Niskayuna, 1 p.m. Game 5: No. 5... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Task force on heroin, opioid abuse to meet Thursdayof the Task Force to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Crisis, which is also receivi
Task force on heroin, opioid abuse to meet Thursday
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
of the Task Force to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Crisis, which is also receiving testimony this week in Syracuse and Schenectady. It comprises experts in healthcare, drug policy, advocacy, education, and parents. The meeting is scheduled for... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Claire Etta Gardnerfour great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Cremation
Claire Etta Gardner
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. A calling hour will be held on Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Energy Department Launches Five New Solar Ready Vets Training Locations, Announces $10 Million for National Solar Training Programsmilitary service members and veterans for jobs in the solar energy industry. T
Energy Department Launches Five New Solar Ready Vets Training Locations, Announces $10 Million for National Solar Training Programs
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 7 days ago
military service members and veterans for jobs in the solar energy industry. Trust for Conservation Innovation (Schenectady, NY) will receive $799,949 to support the development and dissemination of solar reference materials and training... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Woman pleads guilty to perjuryof two counts of making false declarations before a federal grand jury. The Ma
Woman pleads guilty to perjury
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
of two counts of making false declarations before a federal grand jury. The May 2, 2013, fire at 438 Hulett St. in Schenectady killed David Terry, 32, and three children - Michael Terry, 3, Layah Terry, 2, and Donovan Duell, 11 months... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
3 men shot, wounded in Schenectady apartmentSCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say three young men are being treated for
3 men shot, wounded in Schenectady apartment
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 8 days ago
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say three young men are being treated for gunshot wounds after someone opened fire inside a Schenectady apartment. Schenectady police say officers were called around 1 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a shooting on... Read more
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Lake Placid News
3 men shot, wounded in Schenectady apartmentSCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say three young men are being treated for
3 men shot, wounded in Schenectady apartment
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 days ago
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say three young men are being treated for gunshot wounds after someone opened fire inside a Schenectady apartment. Schenectady police say officers were called around 1 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a shooting on... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
3 men shot, wounded in Schenectady apartmentSCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say three young men are being treated for
3 men shot, wounded in Schenectady apartment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 8 days ago
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say three young men are being treated for gunshot wounds after someone opened fire inside a Schenectady apartment. Schenectady police say officers were called around 1 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a shooting on... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Royal Mountain kicks off season with motocross event(Howes Cave), 2. Adryan Pelosi (Johnstown), 3. Michael Sypolt (Poland), 4. Sean
Royal Mountain kicks off season with motocross event
The Leader-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
(Howes Cave), 2. Adryan Pelosi (Johnstown), 3. Michael Sypolt (Poland), 4. Sean Gillen (Saratoga Springs), 5. R.J. Gordan (Schenectady) Junior Mini (9-11): 1. Jake Owens (Frankfort), 2. Gavin Betts (Clifton Park), 3. Bennett Melita (Johnstown), 4.... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Alan R. Matson, Formerly Of Eastport, Dies April 19 - EastportEastport Fire Department. He was last employed by Sanmina in Binghamton. He is
Alan R. Matson, Formerly Of Eastport, Dies April 19 - Eastport
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 9 days ago
Eastport Fire Department. He was last employed by Sanmina in Binghamton. He is survived by his sisters, Jean Matson of Schenectady, and Kim Post of Ohio; and a nephew, Michael Post of Ohio. He is also survived by uncles and aunts, numerous... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Daredevil work on wind farms in high demandto avoid a technician shortage, said Andy Holt, general manager for North Ameri
Daredevil work on wind farms in high demand
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
to avoid a technician shortage, said Andy Holt, general manager for North America wind for GE Renewable Energy in Schenectady, N.Y. Holt's division employs or contracts with firms for 1,200 technicians in the U.S. GE hires these workers... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Bruce R. GardnerMr. , aka "BooBoo," age 73, of Gloversville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at E
Bruce R. Gardner
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Mr. , aka "BooBoo," age 73, of Gloversville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, following a short illness. He was born January 22, 1943, in Gloversville, the son of the late Robert and Margaret Stoddard... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Beekeepers slated to meet Mondaywith educational and social activities. Counties served include Albany, Fulton,
Beekeepers slated to meet Monday
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
with educational and social activities. Counties served include Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington. Visit www.adirondackbees.org for information about the organization,... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Nothing Seemed To Go Right In 1952 When Hartford Chiefs Played Their Last Gamewhen Crone started the first game of a doubleheader on Sept. 7, 1952. The Chief
Nothing Seemed To Go Right In 1952 When Hartford Chiefs Played Their Last Game
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
when Crone started the first game of a doubleheader on Sept. 7, 1952. The Chiefs, in seventh place, were playing the Schenectady Blue Jays, so called because their parent club, the Philadelphia Phillies, had tried vainly to rebrand as Blue... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Bruce R. GardnerMr. , aka "BooBoo," age 73, of Gloversville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at E
Bruce R. Gardner
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Mr. , aka "BooBoo," age 73, of Gloversville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, following a short illness. He was born January 22, 1943, in Gloversville, the son of the late Robert and Margaret Stoddard... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Painting the Citysaid he averages about 100 paintings a year, if the weather allows it. He has d
Painting the City
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
said he averages about 100 paintings a year, if the weather allows it. He has done work in many locations, including Schenectady and Ballston Spa. Locally, he has also painted pictures in Northville and downtown Broadalbin. His work hangs at... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Robert J. Morley, age 56, of Canajoharie, entered the house of the Lord on Tuesday, May 10, 201
Robert J. Morley
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
, age 56, of Canajoharie, entered the house of the Lord on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady where he was surrounded by his loving children, Brandon Morley, Robert Morley, Alicia Morley and Katy Morley. Also by his... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Gary D. Lottwife, Lisa A. Zajicek Lott of Gloversville; two children, John D. Lott (Stephan
Gary D. Lott
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
wife, Lisa A. Zajicek Lott of Gloversville; two children, John D. Lott (Stephanie) of Gloversville and Jessica B. Lott of Schenectady; three brothers and a sister, Kenneth Nethaway (Vicky), David Lott, Marvin Lott (Shari) and Diane Lott, all of... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Four seek 2 Broadalbin-Perth seatsa seven-year resident, is seeking his first term on the board. He has been an e
Four seek 2 Broadalbin-Perth seats
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
a seven-year resident, is seeking his first term on the board. He has been an elementary physical education teacher in the Schenectady City School District for 15 years, according to the release. He has three young children. Two attend the TLC... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Tedisco announces bid for Senatein the Republican primary, including Northville resident and real estate broker
Tedisco announces bid for Senate
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
in the Republican primary, including Northville resident and real estate broker Christian Klueg, and lawyer Nancy Nugent, also a Northville resident. Schenectady Deputy City Clerk Chad Putman of Niskayuna is running as a Democrat for the po... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
New Yorkers leave to less expensive statestax bite for those 59 and older. Anything over is taxed at the applicable state
New Yorkers leave to less expensive states
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
tax bite for those 59 and older. Anything over is taxed at the applicable state income tax rate. State Sen. Hugh Farley, R-Schenectady, has legislation to double the tax exemption for private pensions to $40,000 in phases to dissuade at least a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5min Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least s
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5m
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 days ago
in Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least some Fairfield jobs would be moved to Schenectady, N.Y.) Still, the loss of those 200-plus employees will affect the real estate market, though experts said the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5min Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least s
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5m
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
in Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least some Fairfield jobs would be moved to Schenectady, N.Y.) Still, the loss of those 200-plus employees will affect the real estate market, though experts said the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5min Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least s
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5m
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
in Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least some Fairfield jobs would be moved to Schenectady, N.Y.) Still, the loss of those 200-plus employees will affect the real estate market, though experts said the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5min Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least s
Immelt home hits market in New Canaan for $5.5m
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
in Norwalk (on Friday, a report from the Albany Business Review said at least some Fairfield jobs would be moved to Schenectady, N.Y.) Still, the loss of those 200-plus employees will affect the real estate market, though experts said the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Saratoga Catholic tops Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to clinch division001 000 2 - 3 8 1 Galway 000 000 1 - 1 6 1 Parrino and Fox, Hartman and Uline
Saratoga Catholic tops Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville to clinch division
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
001 000 2 - 3 8 1 Galway 000 000 1 - 1 6 1 Parrino and Fox, Hartman and Uline. Bishop Gibbons 15, Middleburgh 0 SCHENECTADY - Chris Kordziel went 5-for-5 with five runs scored and five RBIs to lead Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons to a WAC... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Mayfield gets past Fort Plain, 4-3Johnsville001 010 1 - 3 6 1 Saratoga Catholic011 382 x - 15 27 2 Bishop Gibbo
Mayfield gets past Fort Plain, 4-3
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Johnsville001 010 1 - 3 6 1 Saratoga Catholic011 382 x - 15 27 2 Bishop Gibbons 9, Middleburgh 1 SCHENECTADY - Jailene Santiago struck out 11 and allowed just one run over seven innings to lead Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons to... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
New York bill aims to protect national anthem and pledge of allegianceto allow our citizens to express their patriotism and love of our great country
New York bill aims to protect national anthem and pledge of allegiance
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 13 days ago
to allow our citizens to express their patriotism and love of our great country,” said New York Sen. George Amedore (R-Schenectady), one of the bill’s co-sponsors. “The recent incident where a middle school choir was not allowed to sing the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Nora P. BrownYork to be closer to her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Brown Survivors inc
Nora P. Brown
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
York to be closer to her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Brown Survivors include daughters, Katherine Fung Chen Pen of Schenectady, Lynette Foster-Singleton and her husband Billy of Gloversville and Tiffany Babcock of Wells, NY; a son, David... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
New Yorkers leave for states with lower taxestax bite for those 59 and older. Anything over is taxed at the applicable state
New Yorkers leave for states with lower taxes
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 days ago
tax bite for those 59 and older. Anything over is taxed at the applicable state income tax rate. State Sen. Hugh Farley, R-Schenectady, has legislation to double the tax exemption for private pensions to $40,000 in phases to dissuade at least a... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Pssst…Wanna Buy a Farm?Delanson, NY – for reasons obscure to us even after a decade and a half, the ma
Pssst…Wanna Buy a Farm?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 14 days ago
Delanson, NY – for reasons obscure to us even after a decade and a half, the mail goes two towns away) and moving to urban Schenectady. Well,”The time has come, the time is now…” We’ve loved living here and chronicling our adventures, and are... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. CarolinaHe pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. Carolina
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 15 days ago
He pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore and another man robbed a KeyBank branch in Schenectady (skeh-NEHK'-ta-dee) in November 2014. Schenectady police arrested the accomplice and recovered $5,000 stolen from... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. CarolinaHe pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. Carolina
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
He pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore and another man robbed a KeyBank branch in Schenectady (skeh-NEHK'-ta-dee) in November 2014. Schenectady police arrested the accomplice and recovered $5,000 stolen from... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. CarolinaHe pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. Carolina
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
He pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore and another man robbed a KeyBank branch in Schenectady (skeh-NEHK'-ta-dee) in November 2014. Schenectady police arrested the accomplice and recovered $5,000 stolen from... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. CarolinaHe pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore
Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. Carolina
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
He pleaded guilty last fall to robbery charges. Federal prosecutors say Moore and another man robbed a KeyBank branch in Schenectady (skeh-NEHK'-ta-dee) in November 2014. Schenectady police arrested the accomplice and recovered $5,000 stolen from... Read more
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