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Hyde captures Troy-Cohoes history in new book  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Herb Hyde started out planning to write a trilogy of memoirs about growing up and reaching adulthood in Troy and Cohoes.



Longtime area reporter collects his favorite stories in book form  The Saratogian

TROY, N.Y. — After 25 years in print journalism reporter Michael DeMasi has taken a step back, looked at his work, and published a collection of his favorite ...



Voters approve Troy High School roof capital project  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. – Earlier this week, residents in the Troy City School District voted in favor of a capital project at Troy High School that will replace a portion of.



Troy CSD seeks voter approval for fully-funded Troy High School roof project  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Troy City School District officials are hopeful that residents will approve a fully-funded proposition Capital Project at Troy High School.



Students learn about tech and security careers at Troy High School  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Students at Troy High School were able to hear from and pick the brains of three distinguished guests from the tech and security world.



Troy school voters asked to OK $3.85M bond to fix leaky roof  Times Union

TROY – Leaky roofs over Troy High School classrooms has led the city school district to ask voters to approve a $3.85 million bond for repair costs, which will be ...



Troy students learn about the business world at Troy Kitchen  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. —Students in a distance learning marketing class from Troy High School and Scotia-Glenville High School met up on a class trip at Troy Kitchen.



Active shooter drill held at Troy High School  NEWS10 ABC

You may have noticed a large police presence near Troy High School on Friday. They're holding a full-scale active shooter training exercise.



Donations sought to send Troy High School's MasterMinds squad to national quiz bowl championship in Atlanta  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> For the past two years a group of students from Troy High School's MasterMinds team have qualified for the National High School Quiz bowl ...



Ballston Spa takes on Troy, high school football  The Daily Gazette

Ballston Spa takes on Troy, high school football at Ballston Spa High School on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Story: School football: Troy downs Ballston Spa 27-14, ...



Troy police hold active shooter drill at high school  WNYT

Troy police and school officials staged an active shooter drill at the high school on Friday morning. It was actually about eight months in the making, but last ...



New start, high hopes  Times Union

Ravion Burt could not curtail his smile Monday afternoon. It would be hard to blame the Shaker senior for displaying his internal giddiness. The first day of ...



Troy High to host active shooter training Friday  Times Union

TROY — After months of planning, Troy High School will host an active-shooter training Friday involving local and state law enforcement agencies.



Kingdom Ministries to host its seventh annual Christmas Day community dinner  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. – The seventh annual Christmas Day dinner and toy giveaway are being hosted this year at Christ Church United Methodist in downtown Troy.



Three running unopposed for Troy school board | News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> Three candidates will run unopposed for three seats on the Troy City School District's Board of Education on May 15.



Troy Night Out welcomes back college students | News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> This month's Troy Night Out festival is set to welcome students and fall fashion trends to Troy's downtown district.



CLASS A football: Predicted order of finish  Times Union

Capital Division. Troy (7-0, 5-0): Xavier Leigh, who started at defensive back, is the only returning starter from the 2017 team that captured the program's second ...



Rensselaer County may move its offices in Troy  Times Union

TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Steven McLaughlin wants the county to move out of its longtime downtown location, which once was home to Troy High ...



36th Troy Victorian Stroll scheduled for Dec. 2 | Local News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — The annual Troy Victorian Stroll, the Northeast's largest free holiday festival, is returning this weekend for its 36th year.



School football: Troy downs Ballston Spa 27-14  The Daily Gazette

Xavier Ward scored on a 6-yard run on Troy's third possession of the game, and Xavier Leigh caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Mike Sazio on the fifth ...



Large crowd gathers for Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Monument Square  The Saratogian

TROY, N.Y. — The Collar City held its annual tree and menorah lighting ceremony on Sunday evening immediately following the 2018 Troy Victorian Stroll.



Scholar Athlete of the Week: Amaya Rose George, Troy  Spectrum News

This week's Spectrum News Scholar Athlete of the Week is Amaya Rose George. George is a senior at Troy High School this fall. A three-sport athlete, Amaya ...



UAlbany football reunites Troy teammates Joe Casale, Dev Holmes  Times Union

Albany. It's a little hard to picture Joe Casale and Dev Holmes as anything other than teammates. They've known each other for a decade, their families are close ...



Rev. Cornelius Clark, an advocate for social justice in Troy, dies  Times Union

TROY — City residents and leaders are praising the life and community activism of the Rev. Cornelius Clark, pastor of Holy Serenity Church of God in Christ in ...



Sponsor-a-Scholar program mentors kids into college  Times Union

Paul Collins-Hackett is paying it forward. The 33-year-old runs two non-profits he founded that bring social services, resources and entertainment directly to ...



Annual Lansingburgh Memorial Day parade kicks off next Monday  Troy Record

LANSINGBURGH, N.Y. >> The Veterans of Lansingburgh's 2018 Memorial Day Parade will step off on Monday, honoring the country's military members who ...



RPI Engineers - Football Adds Three to Staff  RPI Athletics

2018 Schedule | Football Season Tickets Order Form TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) director of athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced ...



Top 10 Public High Schools in the Capital Region  NEWS10 ABC

School and neighborhood review website Niche.com has come up with a list of the top public high school in the Capital Region.



Troy announces hall of fame class  Troy Daily News

dfong@troydailynews.com. TROY — A trio of former Division I college athletes and a pair of girls sports pioneers headline the Troy Athletics Hall of Fame Class ...



Troy adds two officers to police force | News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> City officials joined members of the Troy Police Department to celebrate the appointment of two officers during a ceremony Thursday at Troy City ...



Point guard Merritt raises his level  Times Union

Troy. The arsenal of moves is impressive and continues to grow for Troy senior point guard Nazaire Merritt. Recommended Video. Created with Sketch.



Troy native earns an Emmy award | Local News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Collar City native Aileen Normile is bringing home an Emmy, and her local family and friends could not be more proud.



Albany Empires 1st signees - Troy High's Jordan Canzeri and Tamarac's Wade Hansen  The Saratogian

ALBANY, N.Y. >> The Albany Empire announce that Capital Region locals Jordan Canzeri and Wade Hansen have been assigned as the first players on the ...



High school reunions  Times Union

Albany High Class of 1988 welcomes members of the Classes of 1987 and 1989 to its 30th reunion, from 8 to 11 p.m. Aug. 4 at Albany Pump Station. $30 per ...



Photos: Pep rally for Troy High School football  Times Union

View photos as members of the Troy High School football team make their way onto their bus as fellow students, family and friends gather for a pep rally to send ...



Troy basketball coach Rich Hurley steps down  Albany Times Union

Mentor says he's taking a break to spend time with family, may return in future Hurley, who became the Troy High boys' basketball coach in 2011, will not coach ...



How a boy from Troy won the Pulitzer Prize  Times Union

Devlin Barrett, Troy High and St. Gregory's grad, was part of Washington Post team honored with top journalism award. By Paul Grondahl. Updated 9:16 am EDT ...



Halligan's Hits & Misses: Karen or Bust | Life and Entertainment  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — One of the most fascinating characters I've met since I started as a Record reporter almost five years ago is Troy native Don Rittner.



A conversation with UAlbany WR Dev Holmes  Times Union

Q: Going into Saturday's game (at William & Mary), you had four games in your college career. Is college football what you thought it would be? A: Yes.



Troy's Sheldon Seymour Wins National Wrestling Title  MyTwinTiers.com

Troy high school's Sheldon Seymour capped off a huge week with a national title.



UAlbany football announces 14 NLI signings | Sports  Troy Record

ALBANY, N.Y. >> The University at Albany football program announced the National Letter of Intent signings of 14 student-athletes Thursday completing the ...



Ranked: Best public high schools in the Capital Region for 2019  Times Union

How good are the public schools in your town? Click through the slideshow to see the best public high schools in the Albany area for 2019, according to Niche, ...



Photos: Troy High School graduation  Albany Times Union

TROY — The Troy High School class of 2015 gathered for commencement exercises Sunday afternoon Hudson Valley Community College.



Troy parade honors those killed in service  Times Union

Troy. The Veterans of Lansingburgh, Inc.'s 22nd annual Memorial Day Parade, "Honoring Those Who Paid the Ultimate Sacrifice," will step off at 11 a.m. Monday ...



Troy elementary students get an early start in computer coding  Times Union

TROY – Third-grader Naziah Gordon sat at her desk focused on her laptop in her Carroll Hill Elementary School classroom. Eight-year-old Naziah was wrapped ...



Holmes stars in UAlbany football's 1st win of 2018  The Daily Gazette

ALBANY — Wasn't pretty. At times, it was ugly. But the University at Albany football team needed a win Saturday, and it got one in its wild home opener.



Troy school district proposes $23.3 million repair bond issue  Albany Times Union

Troy. The Troy school district wants to spend $23.3 million to upgrade buildings, add three new playgrounds and make stage improvements across the city's ...



Troy football: Top 7 players in Trojans history  MyDaytonDailyNews

Massillon Washington might be the go-to storied high school football program in northern Ohio, but its match in the lower half of the state is Troy. Trojans' football ...



Longtime RPI Baseball Coach Karl Steffen announces retirement  Troy Record

TROY − Long-time Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) head baseball coach Karl Steffen has announced he is retiring following a distinguished 34-year ...



Troy community mourns high school senior  Albany Times Union

Troy. Coach Bobby Burns expected to see incoming senior Kevin Ondeje when football practice starts ramping up last week.



Troy Football Appears on ESPN's Top Plays  WTMM 104.5 The Team - ESPN Radio

The Troy Flying Horses won the state football championship yesterday in Syracuse over Lancaster 41-26. The victory for Troy marks the first time in the history of ...



Fans give Troy football team sendoff on journey to state title game  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y.>> Members of the Troy High School varsity football team were sent off in style Sunday morning as they took the final step in defending their state ...



Troy High grad Holmes signs with Green Bay Packers  The Saratogian

Daquan Holmes has something that not many football players get — a chance at making an NFL team.



Troy boys' basketball two wins from Class A state crown  Albany Times Union

Before the start of the 2015-16 season, Troy coach Rich Hurley began his 10th varsity season (fifth with the Flying Horses) having led his teams to six sectional ...



Troy High football propelled by offensive line  Albany Times Union

Several of the signature moments produced by the Troy High football team this season have been punctuated with senior guard Saverio Yamin hoisting one of ...



Dev Holmes honored for 2nd straight week  Spectrum News

SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: For the 2nd time in as many weeks, UAlbany freshman WR and former Troy High School standout Dev Holmes was named CAA ...



UAlbany football freshmen getting their chance  Times Union

Albany. University at Albany true freshman Joe Casale ran down on punt coverage on the first play of his college career at Maine last Saturday.



Sense of family fuels success of Troy's Alternative Learning Program  Troy Record

TROY >> When Troy Public School 12 hosted the board of education meeting on April 21, the auditorium seats at 475 First Street were filled with the building's ...



Troy High crowns new Homecoming Queen Jessica Marsh  Troy Record

Jessica March reacts as she is crowned Troy High School's 2014 Homecoming Queen by Kristen Bruno, last year's queen, during ceremonies Friday night at the ...



2 Troy high school students admit attack  Albany Times Union

TROY -- Two former stand-out city high school football players admitted Friday they attacked a pair of Catholic Central High School teens during a June party in ...



Family pieces together story of teen soldier's heroic death  Times Union

Troy. The Callahan family has a vibrant Troy history and a dramatic military history starting with an Irish immigrant who came to Troy after his job with the British ...



Video: High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors  Times Union

The Times Union presented the High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors in Schenectady on Saturday, recognizing area schools for their achievements ...



Pulitzer winner Devlin Barrett has Troy roots  Times Union

One of this year's Pulitzer Prize recipients has Capital Region roots: Devlin Barrett of the Washington Post grew up in Troy. Barrett, who covers national security ...



WR Dev Holmes de-commits from ‘Nova, selects Albany  VU Hoops

One of the first few commits of the Class of 2018, Troy High School's (N.Y.) two-way standout Dev Holmes has chosen to go elsewhere. Holmes, a 5-foot-8 and ...



Dev Holmes Wastes No Time Bursting Onto the Scene  Albany Student Press

There are good first impressions, and then there's the impression Dev Holmes made this past Saturday. Holmes, the University at Albany freshman wide receiver ...



High school football practice opens  Times Union

There was no precipitation to deal with Monday morning, just rampant anticipation throughout the area as Section II football players and coaches from the 60 ...



Honoring Troy's veterans: Profiles of military banner honorees  Troy Record

Every Sunday since Memorial Day weekend, The Record has published brief profiles of the brave men and women honored by their family and friends with ...



Community Comes Together in the Wake of Devastating Floods  MyTwinTiers.com

Once the rains began on Monday afternoon, it seemed as if it would never stop. Many places throughout the Twin Tiers received several inches of rain over the ...



Homecoming queen, court announced | News  Troy Record

TROY >> Jessica Marsh was crowned Troy High School Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Troy vs. Mohonasen varsity football game.



Troy School District Investigating Gang Rumors Following Shooting Threat  My Twin Tiers.com

School officials say the threat of a school shooting set for Wednesday morning at Troy High School was made earlier in the week. Since then, local and state ...



Rensselaer County Legislature race takes on flavor of Troy City Hall  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> As many as three current members of the Troy City Council may be exchanging those seats for spots on the Rensselaer County Legislature at ...



Few New York state schools report cyberbullying incidents  Albany Times Union

Troy High School students experience cyberbullying at one of the highest rates in the state outside of New York City, according to a Times Union analysis of ...



Troy hoops great Luther Rackley Jr. dead at 71  Troy Record

Luther Rackley Jr., a 1965 Troy High School graduate and member of the school's undefeated basketball team, died Nov. 19 in Harlem, N.Y., at the age of 71.



Community Fan Frenzy Awards: Who you voted as fans of the year  Albany Times Union

Performance of the Year. Winner: Hunter Pemrick, hockey, CBA. Recommended Video. Created with Sketch. Your Browser Is Not Supported. Speed. Normal.



Troy football tops Shen in return to Class AA  Albany Times Union

Troy made its return to Class AA football on Friday against Shenendehowa, and Flying Horses senior quarterback John Germinerio said he expected his team to ...



UAlbany football signs Troy's Casale during early period  Times Union

Joe Casale, one of the stars of Troy High's back-to-back state champions, was among the eight early signees the University at Albany football team announced ...



WR Dev Holmes commits to Villanova  VU Hoops

The Troy, N.Y. native becomes the fourth verbal commit of the Class of 2018.



Troy's Eric Beaulac still dreams of MLB  WRGB

Troy, NY - The sport of baseball has taken 2005 Troy High School graduate Eric Beaulac all around North America.Following three years at Le Moyne college, ...



John "Terry" Wilson  Glens Falls Post-Star

MELBOURNE, Fla. — John 'Terry' Wilson, 74, of Lago Mar Drive, Melbourne and formerly of South Glens Falls died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, after a brief ...



Powering Flying Horses  Times Union

Troy. The five starting offensive lineman for the Troy High football team average 218 pounds, a minuscule measurement by Class AA standards. Although the ...



H.S. BASKETBALL: Late free throws push Saratoga boys past Troy in OT  Troy Record

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> It's was déjà vu all over again and again Friday night as the Saratoga Springs and Troy High boys basketball squads had to ...



Candidates emerge for special Assembly election | News  Troy Record

RENSSELAER COUNTY, N.Y. >> Two current Rensselaer County legislators will oppose each other in a special election in April to fill an empty Assembly seat.



Troy flies by Saratoga to second straight title  Spectrum News

The Troy high school football team won its second straight Class AA title Friday with a 28-6 win over Saratoga. The defending state champs are heading back to ...



Longtime Baseball Coach Karl Steffen Announces Retirement  RPI Athletics

RPI Athletics on Instagram TROY, N.Y. – Long-time Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) head baseball coach Karl Steffen has announced he is retiring ...



Troy GOP formally unveils City Council slate | News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> A trio of incumbents highlight the slate of City Council candidates formally unveiled Monday by the city Republican Committee.



Ex-Troy man shot to death by LAPD  Troy Record

TROY >> A 29-year-old man, who lived the majority of his life in Troy, died Tuesday night from a gun shot wound he received during an incident in the Los.



Shaker lacrosse looking to repeat recent success  Spectrum News

SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: *Fresh* off their Class A Sectional Title a season ago, the Shaker Blue Bison are ready to repeat their recent success and stay at the ...



Troy High thankful to still be playing football  Troy Record

TROY >> A grin escaped across the face of a normally stoic Joey Ward. Asked if he enjoyed the celebrity status that accompanied a trip to the New York State.



Students select their high school  Albany Times Union

After nine years as Royals, Gardner-Dickinson School eighth-graders have to decide whether they will be a Flying Horse, a Warrior, a Bengal Tiger or a Blue ...



Kindhearted Donors Cover Funeral Costs For Family Slain in Upstate New York Home  Inside Edition

The upstate New York community in which a mother, her two young children and her girlfriend were brutally murdered has come together to ensure the victims' ...



Troy police hires 2 cadet post alumni  Albany Times Union

Troy. When Corey Otterbeck and Adam Harbour were sworn in as city police officers Monday morning, they were the first Troy Police Cadet Post alumni to join ...



Former local basketball star Taran Buie jailed on drug charges  Troy Record

BRUNSWICK >> A former local high school basketball star was jailed on drug charges over the weekend after a traffic stop on Route 7.



Attending school where dad's boss  Albany Times Union

Superintendent John Carmello's biggest vote of confidence as the leader of the Troy City School District comes from one student who left Shaker High School to ...



Troy native making movie about his hitchhiking adventure  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> One local filmmaker is telling a tale from his teenage years in an upcoming movie about a summer spent hitchhiking down south in search of a ...



Many choices await voters on Election Day | News  Troy Record

Voters heading to the polls on Tuesday face a wealth of local choices this Election Day.



Arrests made in alleged road rage incident  Times Union

COLONIE — Natia Shim got a phone call Thursday morning telling her that one of the people she says tried to kill her and her son just got out on bail. "I couldn't ...



Troy gang assault case grows; two more teens charged  Albany Times Union

A potential starting quarterback for the Troy High School football team was arrested Friday in connection with an alcohol-fueled brawl that left two Catholic ...



California Has 524 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018  Banning, CA Patch

CA Home To 524 Of Nation's Best Schools: U.S. News - Banning-Beaumont, CA - ​U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the ...



Shenendehowa alum Kevin Huerter picked by Atlanta in the NBA draft  Albany Times Union

Rexford. When several of his NBA draft-day brethren sat Thursday night inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn wearing three-piece suits waiting to hear their ...



Early college programs hold promise, but are costly  Albany Times Union

Today, the Troy High School teen dreams of building things — maybe trains, maybe railroads, maybe airplane parts. [...] when his school announced it was ...



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