Andrew Yang endorses Schenectady activist in District 49 race

Former presidential candidate and Schenectady native Andrew Yang candidate has something to say about Thearse McCalmon’s bid to unseat longtime State Senator Jim Tedisco (R-49).

And while seeking his endorsement last week in a phone call with Yang last Friday, …

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Redburn walks away from Schenectady landmark

Redburn Development has pulled out of plans to transform the 200-year-old Stockade Inn into a residential and office rental building after weeks of neighborhood backlash.

 This was announced Wednesday, the same day Zoning Board members were expected to vote on …

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Why Redburn’s Stockade Inn Plan Faces Hostility

Redburn Development has a vision for the Stockade Inn, a Schenectady landmark shuttered after back-to-back business hurdles: turnover, a kitchen fire, and the COVID-19 shutdown. While using historic tax credits, the developer wants to turn the building into $800 to …

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Thearse McCalmon wins the Democratic primary for State Senate, will challenge Jim Tedisco in November

An already complicated and confusing election day was made more so for both voters and candidates in Schenectady when two polling locations failed to distribute primary ballots for a local New York State Senate Race.

Democrat Thearse McCalmon of Schenectady …

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11,000 March in Troy for Black Lives

Eleven thousand Capital District residents and activists came out to rally, march, and protest for Black lives today in Downtown Troy.

“I don’t give a fuck about them painting ‘Black Lives Matter’ on that street in D.C,” a woman yelled …

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Troy PBA President posts meme some say is insensitive to protestors

The president of the Troy Police Benevolent Association (PBA), Nick Laviano, yesterday posted to his Instagram story several memes that seem to display a contempt for Black Lives Matter protestors, according to Troy Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)*.

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