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George Lunn and the Socialists of Schenectady

by Michael Cooney/Guest

A century ago Democrats and Republicans were as united in their hostility to socialism as they are today. Unlike today, however, socialism was not simply a mythical bogeyman in 1912. 1,384 more words


This is Halloween, This is Halloween!

Living in Upstate NY means lots of things to do in the Fall, especially around Halloween. I always have a list of Weekly Events but instead of just repeating the same things over and over again, here’s a quick list of some great Halloween things to do in the 518. 302 more words


Schenectady Photothon: A City in Instagram Photos

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On October 5th, I traveled from Rochester to Schenectady for one reason… to shoot and live-post as many photos of this beautiful little city as I could in 4 hours.   158 more words

Schenectady JCC Seeks Development Associate

Our friends at the Schenectady JCC are looking for a Development Associate to join their team.

The Development Associate reports to the Executive Director (ED) and will manage all aspects of the SJCC’s year-round fundraising efforts and board governance. 113 more words


Explore: The Event 518

Last night, I attended “The Event” at the Mohawk Golf Club in Schenectady. “The Event” is a food, drink and cigar evening. It is put on to support two local charities : 578 more words


What We're Reading: Illuminating Blight in Upstate New York

When Thomas Edison moved the Edison Machine Works to Schenectady, New York in 1887 he helped transform the sleepy Upstate river village into an international hub for power generation and manufacturing. 188 more words

Creative Placemaking

Safyre Terry’s mother sentenced to 11 years for lying about 2013 Hulett Street arson

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A woman who pleaded guilty to lying about a fire that killed several of her children and their father has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. 235 more words