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Jason Gough’s forecast: Fine for February  12h28 22 février
Jason Gough
A week from now, we’ll be in the last day of February and it’ll be colder than this weekend. Not a bad thing. It’s a cold start to the day as we’ve seen of late, under clear skies and a light wind. We’ve another big spread in temps, from a few spots below zero to the upper teens. The good news is,...
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RPI hockey shuts out No. 16 Quinnipiac  03h12 22 février
By Sean Martin
Troy RPI is picking up steam with the ECAC playoffs drawing close. In a physical, action-packed game, the Engineers cashed in on their power-play chances while their own penalty-kill unit was solid to support the goaltending of Owen Savory as the sophomore posted his fourth shutout in his past 10...
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Union hockey rallies for tie with Princeton  01h35 22 février
Tim Wilkin
Union scored two goals late in the third period and then settled for a 2-2 tie with Princeton in an ECAC college hockey game at Messa Rink on Friday night The Dutchmen are now 5-12-2 in the league and 7-20-4 overall. Princeton is 2-13-4 in the league and 4-17-5 overall. Trailing 2-0, Union scored...
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Siena men’s basketball names Burns, Camper as captains  22h45 21 février
Sports staff
Elijah and Manny represent not only what Siena Basketball stands for, but what Siena College as a whole stands for, Maciariello said in a news release.
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UAlbany looking inside for offensive answers  22h26 21 février
By Pete Dougherty
If he were a hockey coach, Will Brown would be complaining about his team taking too many penalties. As the University at Albany basketball coach, Brown still feels like his team is playing shorthanded at times, particularly on offense, and he wants to rectify that. Coming off an anemic 69-50...
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N.Y.’s disabled community urges Medicaid panel to keep services intact  22h04 21 février
By Bethany Bump
Disabled New Yorkers who rely on state-funded personal care services say they’re being unfairly blamed for the state’s budget crisis, and are urging a panel tasked with finding cuts to spare a program they say grants them independence.
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Cuomo wants to map the genome of a million people for Alzheimer’s research  21h44 21 février
By Rick Karlin
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to commit 20 million to help jump start the genetic mapping of 1 million people who have or are at risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Troy faces 1.4 million garage fix  21h38 21 février
By Kenneth C. Crowe II
TROY - Add the city-owned State Street Parking Garage to the list of woeful downtown parking structures that are falling apart with the city planning to spend 1.4 million to repair the facility by September. The private Uncle Sam Parking Garage’s deterioration has collected public notice as a...
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Capital Region Gives: Colonie Senior Service Center continues to aid the elderly  21h24 21 février
By Mark Singelais
In 1981, the Colonie Senior Service Center was created to address the growing aging population, and 39 years later, it is one of largest providers of senior services in the region, said Executive Director Diane Conroy-LaCivita. With the help of about 400 volunteers and 60-70 paid staff, thousands...
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Section II freshmen to debut for UAlbany lacrosse Saturday  20h47 21 février
Chris Churchill
Burnt Hills graduate Darien LaPietro will work as a defensive midfielder and Shaker alumnus Wil Pepe will see time as a longstick midfielder against the Dragons of the Colonial Athletic Association.
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A big gift for Union College: 51 million  20h21 21 février
By Paul Nelson
Union College has received a 51 million donation that will fund a new institute for engineering and computer science. The money from Rich and Mary Templeton, who met at the Schenectady college before graduating in 1980, is the largest gift in the school’s 225-year history and will lead to the...
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Two Vermont men identified as Petersburgh crash victims  19h48 21 février
By Mike Goodwin
PETERSBURGH Two teens from Vermont have been identified as the victims of Thursday’s fatal car crash in his small Rensselaer County town. . The Sheriff’s Office on Friday said in a news release that David Peterson, 19, and his passenger, 18-year-old Jonathan Peters, were killed in the wreck...
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Robbery suspect arrested in Albany when he returns for dropped cellphone  19h21 21 février
By Larry Rulison
ALBANY - A 22-year-old man who beat a robbery victim early Friday was arrested when he returned to the scene to get a cellphone he dropped in the attack, police said. Police and the victim were waiting when Abel Mbaissouroum returned to Hudson Avenue at about 3:45 a.m. to search for the phone,...
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Glens Falls Brewfest is March 7 at Queensbury Hotel  19h18 21 février
By Larry Rulison
Glens Falls The 11th annual Glens Falls Brewfest is taking place March 7, a Saturday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Queensbury Hotel in downtown Glens Falls. The doors open at 3:30 where tickets will cost 55 for beer, wine and cider tastings, souvenir tasting glasses, live music and food samples....
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Empire State College creating exchange program with Prague school  19h09 21 février
Albany SUNY Empire State College has forged an alliance with the University of New York in Prague to create a study abroad and virtual student exchange program between the two schools. Starting in the spring of 2021, SUNY Empire students will be able to study abroad in Prague for up to two...