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Police speak with reported ex-boyfriend in disappearance of 14-year-old

Schenectady police are continuing their investigation and search efforts for missing Schenectady teen Samantha Humphrey. The fourteen-year-old was last seen late at night the day after Thanksgiving. Humphrey has not been seen or heard from since. This morning I spoke with John Matarazzo, The Maternal grandfather of Samantha. He tells...
SCHENECTADY, NY

Search for missing Schenectady 14-year-old Samantha Humphrey continues Wed.; ‘Extremely active,’ police say

SCHENECTADY – The search for missing Schenectady 14-year-old Samantha Humphrey continued Wednesday, five days after she was last seen in the area Schenectady’s Riverside Park in the Stockade neighborhood, police said. Police Wednesday called the search “ongoing and extremely active” and continued to ask that anyone with information...
SCHENECTADY, NY
faithit

“This Christmas I Want Food”: What These Foster Kids Want For Christmas Is Heartbreaking

And, Things of My Very Own continues to give shout outs to local heroes, like Anthony, who give of themselves. Anthony is an “11-year-old selfless superhero, on a mission, to help children who are fleeing crises. This year Anthony was asked what he wants for Christmas. He said that he wanted to sponsor children through our Sponsor-a-Child in Crisis Program.”
SCHENECTADY, NY
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NYS auctioning off surplus vehicles, equipment in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Office of General Services (OGS) is set to auction off several surplus vehicles and other highway equipment. The auction is set for December 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the OGS State Office Building Campus, Parking Lot B, 1220 Washington Avenue in Albany.
ALBANY, NY

5 things to know this Wednesday, November 30

The search continues for a missing 14-year-old girl in Schenectady, five days after she disappeared. And tonight, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings its electric slate of tunes to the MVP Arena. The details, and more, make up today's five things to know.
SCHENECTADY, NY
glensfallschronicle.com

7 arrested in alleged SGF narcotics bust

The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office announced the “narcotics arrests” of seven people after searching a South Glens Falls residence. They said they arrested Caitlin Pruess, 30, on November 23 after a lengthy drug trafficking investigation. She is accused of selling crack/cocaine heroin, fentanyl, and crystal methamphetatime throughout Saratoga County.
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Cohoes looks to revitalize city block 5 years after fire

A block of land near the intersection of Remsen and Columbia Street used to be bustling with business and residents. But a fire from five years ago burnt the business that once stood there to the ground; now city leaders are looking to get the ball rolling on revitalization efforts.
COHOES, NY
newyorkalmanack.com

The Schenectady Fire of 1861

The City of Schenectady is no stranger to fires. Every school child learns of the destruction of the fledgling village in February 1690 at the hands of the French and their Native American allies. Many know the story of the Great Fire of 1819, which started in a currying shop (where the stretching and finishing of tanned leather was carried out) on Water Street, was spread by strong winds in a northeastern direction, and ultimately destroyed most of the buildings in city west of Church Street from Water Street to the Mohawk River.
SCHENECTADY, NY