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A Veterans’ Day to Remember by Sandy McBride

Veterans Day, 2012.  What a heritage the United States of America has to celebrate!  On November 11, we recognize and we honor the men and women who have served and…

Term Limits

      On November 6th the voters of Mechanicville will decide whether or not to eliminate term limits for the mayor and city council. The local communities of Stillwater,…

Red Knights Toy Drive

by Sandy McBride Christmas is coming, and coming soon!  For many families, providing a memorable Christmas for the kids can be a problem in these often difficult economic times.  Here…

Supervisor Will Propose Easier Use of Fund Balance

      by Harold Wessell TOWN OF STILLWATER, October 11. Town Supervisor Ed Kinowski plans to add a suggestion for more creative use of some of the Town’s fund…

MACSC “Friendraiser” a Success

 They called it a “Friendraiser”, and it was truly a gathering of friends when the staff and Board of Directors of the Mechanicville Area Community Services Center hosted a get-together…

South Street Project Slowed

By Harold Wessell MECHANICVILLE, Oct. 10 – The South Street Hill road project had become about ten days behind schedule at the time of last week’s City Council meeting. Accounts…

Sacred Land in Waterford Returned to Mohawk Hands

  By Colleen Farrar WATERFORD – A strip of land of about 100 acres on the Waterford shore of the Mohawk River around the Cohoes Falls were returned to the…

A Rare Look Back at World War II

By Sandy McBride When three rare World War II aircraft from the Wings of Freedom Tour flew into the Schenectady County Airport in Glenville last week, it was a once-in-a-lifetime…

City Parking Amnesty, Then Enforcement

By Harold Wessell MECHANICVILLE, October 3 – City officials announced on October 3 plans to offer a temporary, partial amnesty to scofflaws with long-outstanding parking tickets issued in the City….

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