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January 28, 2015

Elderly Schodack man assaulted and robbed

Wednesday, January 28 2015, 06:22 PM EST UPDATED SCHODACK -- Schodack Police are still at the scene of a home invasion in Schodack. It happened Wednesday afternoon at 2639 Reno Road near Miller Road. According to Schodack Police, the victim was an elderly man who was attacked by another man. The attacker took off with a wallet before police arrived. It is unknown if the victim knew his attacker. No description is available for the suspect. The victim was "hurt pretty bad" according to police and was hospitalized for his injuries.

Update: Police are searching for the suspect involved in a robbery that left one person seriously injured.
The robbery happened at 2639 Reno Road, late Wednesday afternoon.
Police say an older man was robbed and assaulted while working on the property. He was taken to the hospital.
Police do not believe the suspect is still in the area. He’s was last seen wearing a bright orange ski mask.
Anyone with information can call Schodack Police at (518) 477-7973.

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January 27, 2015

Schodack Island to Host Winterfest

 Frozen Dog Days of Winter:
Schodack Island to Host Winterfest

Who: Schodack Island State Park, 
What: Winterfest 2015
When: January 31, 2015 from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Schodack Island State Park, located on Route 9J, between Castleton-on-the-Hudson and Schodack Landing

Details: Schodack Island State Park, in conjunction with the 

Friends of Schodack Island, will host Winterfest 2015 on Saturday, January 31 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. 

January 25, 2015

ICC seasoned teacher speaks against the Common Core

Teacher emotionally asks to opt out of Common Core testing

Updated: 01/21/2015 9:49 AM  Created: 01/20/2015 11:44 PM WNYT.com By: Anna Meiler

VALATIE - A new Siena Poll shows 49 percent of New Yorker voters want the Common Core stopped.
On Tuesday, the fight against the curriculum became emotional at the Ichabon Crane Middle School.

January 22, 2015

Annual Superbowl Drive-through Sub Sale

Castleton Volunteer Ambulance
Sub Sandwich Sale

 For many football fans in the area, the Superbowl just wouldn't be the same with a stop by The Castleton Volunteer Ambulance Superbowl Sub Sale.


The Ambulance company will again be having their sub sandwich sale - Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The 12 inch subs are $7.00 each, and are available with ham, turkey, roast beef, or Italian mixed. 
Call or text  Jan Dikant at 944-3165. to pre-order. Drive through the ambulance garage, to pick up your order before you head to the game!

Spread the word!

Money and influence shape public policy for the benefit of private agendas


The speaker of the New York State Assembly, Sheldon Silver, was arrested on federal corruption charges on Thursday and accused of using the power of his office for more than a decade to secure millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks and then covering up his schemes, according to court documents.

January 20, 2015

Albany Medical Center receives $130,000 donation

Updated: 01/20/2015 8:34 PM  Created: 01/20/2015 6:53 PM WNYT.com  By: WNYT Staff

ALBANY - The Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center received a big show of support on Tuesday.

The family of Tyler DeMarco presented a check for $130,000 to hospital staff.

January 18, 2015

The race between battery electric vehicle development and hydrogen fuel cell vehicle development is in high gear.

Toyota chose the bully pulpit of the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to announce that they are making thousands of patents relating to hydrogen fuel cells available on a royalty-free basis.