ALBANY — On June 13, 2016, Joshua Scism approached a minivan containing three undercover Schenectady Police Department detectives and a confidential informant. The men inside the van were on a drug sting in Scism’s neighborhood and were dressed in plain clothes. Wanting to protect his neighborhood from drug...
Schenectady County Legislature Authorizes $1.5 Million for Empire State Youth Orchestra’s Building Renovation
The Schenectady County Legislature passed a resolution tonight to provide $1.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to the Empire State Youth Orchestra (ESYO) for building renovations to the former St. Joseph’s Parish School, which will become ESYO’s permanent home and the region’s first center for musical youth. The total cost of the two-phase renovation project is expected to be $10 million.
Schenectady, NY (WRGB) — A man faced a Judge on Monday in connection to the murder investigation of a Schenectady man back in 2019. It was back on January 25, 2019, when Roscoe Foster was found by Schenectady police suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died at Ellis Hospital.
SCHENECTADY — A change may be coming to a nearly 35-year-old residency requirement for city employees as officials continue to grapple with how to fill vacant positions amid a tight labor market. The City Council on Monday will hold a public hearing to amend a 1988 law requiring employees...
A growing crisis of opioids and fentanyl in Upstate New York has led to one Capital Region county being named a federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. New York State Department of Health reported a 37% increase in overdose deaths from 2019 to 2020, with even more fatalities in 2021.
Schenectady County is offering coupons for seniors to buy fresh produce at farmers markets. The coupons offer $25 off produce at participating farmers markets. These coupons are for low-income residents who are over the age of 60. Booklets are available while supplies last.
Schenectady, NY – Police in Schenectady have announced an arrest in the 2019 cold case...
Sheriff: Motorcyclist killed in Warren County van-motorcycle crash; Schenectady man ID’d as van driver
WARREN COUNTY – A motorcyclist from New York City was killed in a motorcycle crash with a van driven by a Schenectady resident Tuesday in the Warren County town of Horicon, Warren County Sheriff’s officials said. The crash happened just after 5 p.m. Tuesday on Route 8 in...
The Schenectady Police Department has secured an arrest warrant in connection with the 2019 homicide of Roscoe Foster, 38, of Schenectady. Police said the 20-year-old suspect, whose name will not be released at this time due to their age, is currently being held at a New York State correctional facility on an unrelated charge.
This hits kinda close to home because it's right down the road from our radio station studios. On Monday night (8/1) around 9:50pm, a man entered the Cumberland Farms on Highbridge Road in Rotterdam with a gun. Police say he pointed the black handgun at the clerk and demanded cash....