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New after-school child care activities at Troy CYO  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Starting with the new school year, the CYO after-school child care program will offer the following activities for children 5-12 years old:

WEB EXTRA: Troy High School's Class of 2019 reflects on graduation  NEWS10 ABC

In this web extra, Class of 2019 from Troy High School reflect on their high school career and what graduating means to them.

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 High School students celebrate 'Black History Day'  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Troy High School held its annual “Black History Day,” Friday. The day featured guest speakers, including poet Carol Durant, Albany City Court ...

Troy High School Drama Club to present 'Sister Act'  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — The Troy High School Drama Club will present "Sister Act" on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium on the ...

Four candidates run for three seats on Troy school board  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Four candidates are running for three seats on the Troy City School District Board of Education in the May 21, 2019 election.

Troy High School students participate in 'V-Healthy Day'  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Troy High School students participated in V-Healthy Day at Troy High School Wednesday. The grassroots vascular education campaign promotes ...

Class of 2019 graduation roundup | Local News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — The 2019 high school graduation season remains in full swing. The Class of 2019 students and their families and friends will be ready to ...

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.

Troy High Quiz Bowl team soars at national competition  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — For the second consecutive year, the Troy High School Quiz Bowl (Masterminds) Team competed in the National Academic Quiz Tournament ...

Troy teacher, coach is remembered  Times Union

Troy. Students, teachers, friends and family on Wednesday were remembering a longtime Troy science teacher for his long coaching career and his pioneering ...

Undefeated Troy High School quiz bowl team heads to Nationals  NEWS10 ABC

The undefeated Troy High School MasterMinds team, which competes in quiz bowl, is heading to the National High School Quiz Bowl Championships.

Troy grad a Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar success story  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Troy native Cassandra Pintro is a shining example of how Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar can help set students on a successful path.

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 ...

Farm to table lunches being served in Troy schools  WNYT

May 02, 2019 05:46 PM. TROY - It's lunch time at Troy High School and freshman Omarion Skipwith is loading up on *fresh* veggies and healthy choices.

UAlbany football will play spring game at Troy High School  The Daily Gazette

ALBANY — The University at Albany football program announced Monday that it will play this year's spring game away from Tom & Mary Casey Stadium. Instead ...

Troy City School District utilizes STEAM Days | Local News  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — During the 30th Annual NERIC Technology Awareness Day Conference in Dec., Erin Sheevers, Amy Fraser, Christina Kole, and Shannon Haegle ...

Troy boys basketball advances to NYSPHSAA Final Four  Troy Record

SYRACUSE – Defense never rests and it leads to championships.

Troy schools works with Capital Roots to serve farm to table lunches  NEWS10 ABC

*Fresh*, free, farm to table lunches is what Troy City School District students are now being served for lunch.

Top Teacher: Maria Nielsen - Troy High School  WNYT

Maria Nielsen teaches Italian at Troy High School. Students love how besides teaching the language, she brings the culture right to them in real time with virtual ...

Crews complete Oakwood Avenue water main break repairs in Troy  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — City officials announced repairs to a water main located along Oakwood Avenue in the city of Troy are complete.

3 wanted for breaking into high school in Troy, damaging property, police say  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Police are searching for three people who broke into a high school in Troy and damaged property, according to authorities.

Two Rensselaer County high schools graduation rates remain above statewide average  Troy Record

RENSSELAER COUNTY, N.Y. — Two Rensselaer County high schools were recently notified that its graduation rates continue to remain above the statewide ...

Steele announces run for District 3 Troy City Council seat  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Sue Steele recently announced that she is running for the District 3 seat on the Troy City Council.

East Troy High School Evacuated, Bomb Squad Called.  U.S. News & World Report

EAST TROY, Wis. (AP) — Students at a southern Wisconsin high school have been evacuated and the bomb squad summoned to the building.

Unbelievable Nutrition grand opening set for next week in Troy  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled to mark the grand opening of Unbelievable Nutrition, a new cafe, at 95 Fourth Street on Aug. 5th at 2 p.m..

College student from Troy dies in Syracuse fire  Times Union

A 32-year-old Troy resident died early Tuesday morning from injuries she suffered in a Monday fire in Syracuse, the state College of Environmental Science and ...

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.

Top of the Class: Allison Poland  WNYT

Allison Poland loves numbers. In fact, she's so good at math she took AP Calculus as a sophomore at Troy High School. To those who know her best, it's no ...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony set this week for Bundles of Luv Boutique  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — New local business Bundles of Luv Boutique is bringing high-quality hair to downtown Troy.

30 best high schools in the Albany, NY area: See 2019 rankings

See graduation rates and college readiness scores for the best high schools in the Albany area.

Troy CYO Center to host 15th Annual Person(s) of the Year celebration  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Troy Youth Association Inc. (Troy CYO) will honor Sam Chiappone, Co-Facilitator, Little Italy Quality of Life Committee, Willie June, long time CYO ...

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 ...

Remembering military heroes: Biographies from Troy Military Banners  Troy Record

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a weekly series that will appear in print every Sunday until Veterans Day. Each week, five military members featured on a Troy ...

Allen: Troy High caps perfect season with stellar state championship victory  Times Union

Syracuse. The journey the Troy football team took on the Thruway Sunday morning was a familiar one as the Section II Class AA champions made the same trek ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Dates, times of High School Musical Theatre Award participants' shows  Times Union

Were you Seen at the High School Musical Theatre Awards presented by the Times Union held at Proctors in Schenectady on Saturday, May 19, 2018?

Jacobson-Schulte, Brown to lead Troy High School Class of 2017  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. >> The Troy City School District has selected Finnian Jacobson-Schulte as valedictorian and Madelin Brown as salutatorian for the Class of 2017.

Society of the Friends of St. Patrick to induct new directors at annual event  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — The Society of the Friends of St. Patrick, Troy will hold its 113th Annual Dinner, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 6 p.m. at Franklin Terrace Ballroom ...

Eagles run past Horses  Times Union

Troy. Even without being at full strength, the Bethlehem boys' basketball team came to Troy High on Friday night looking to display its depth and willingness to ...

SAISD to open nursing school at Fox Tech  San Antonio Express-News

The San Antonio Independent School District plans to make nursing the focus of its second Pathways in Technology early college program and to open it in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Photos: Capital Roots, Troy mayor, volunteers plant 50 trees  Times Union

TROY — Volunteers, Mayor Patrick Madden and Capital Roots staff braved the rain Thursday morning to plant 50 new trees in seven locations around Troy.

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 ...

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 ...

18 best high schools in Metro Detroit, according to US News & World Report  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Where can you find the best high schools in Metro Detroit? U.S. News & World Report announced the 2019 Best High Schools by Metro Area rankings, which ...

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 ...

Students convene at Cornell for national Science Olympiad competition

Just a week after Cornell University bustled with activity over graduation weekend, another wave of students and parents arrived, ready to take over the campus.

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 wants to build on strong UAlbany football freshman season  The Daily Gazette

ALBANY — Most true freshmEn don't make an immediate impact in Division i FCS football. The University at Albany's Dev Holmes, though, wasn't like most ...

ValleyCats build winning team off the field, too  The Saratogian

TROY, N.Y. — The Tri-City ValleyCats begin defense of their NY-Penn League championship on June 14 at Vermont, followed by a Father's Day home opener ...

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 ...

PREP ROUNDUP: South Lyon edges Milford in "Gold Out"  The Oakland Press

A collection of Oakland County prep results from Tuesday and late Monday that were reported to MediaNews Group.

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. After all, Ondeje attended some ...

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 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 ...

Troy faculty enjoy plant sale at greenhouse built by RPI's STEP  NEWS10 ABC

Today, teachers at Troy High School enjoying the fruits of the students' labor: a plant sale.

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.

Troy teammates prepare for second season with UAlbany football  Times Union

Albany. University at Albany football players Joe Casale and Dev Holmes walked down the ramp into Casey Stadium for spring practice on Saturday morning.

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 ...

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. A fearsome competitor, Merritt can carve up ...

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 ...

Homecoming in spring for Troy's Casale, Holmes  The Daily Gazette

TROY -- It was all so familiar, but also, in a way, a little "weird." The uniforms were purple and gold, as was the Big "T" at midfield. Wide receiver Dev Holmes cut ...

Student roundup  Times Union

Class of 2019 scholars. Allison Poland, daughter of Jude and Jeffrey Poland, is Troy High School Class of 2019 valedictorian. She had a grade point average of ...

Troy announces hall of fame class  Troy Daily News

By David Fongdfong@troydailynews.comTROY — A trio of former Division I college athletes and a pair of girls sports pioneers headline the Troy Athleti.

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

Albany. If there's one thing Mervin Laboy doesn't take for granted, it's college. His dad never went. His mom went for a bit, but dropped out when he was born, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jessie Tang, Jesse Chorng  The New York Times

Jessie Hannah Tang and Jesse Daoguang Chorng were married June 1 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, Calif. Noa Kaplan, a friend of the ...

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.

Beyond the Games: Eric Beaulac  WRGB

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

Niche Ranks Michigans Best School Districts

Niche Ranks Michigan's Best School Districts - Across Michigan, MI - Niche released its latest school rankings Monday, just in time for back-to-school.

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 ...

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, ...

Grasso takes control of Niskayuna boys' basketball program  The Daily Gazette

NISKAYUNA — On the night he was formally approved as the next Niskayuna High School boys' basketball head coach, Mike Grasso got to work seeing his ...

Grondahl: WWII vets meet 74 years after POW camp's liberation  Times Union

BETHLEHEM — The two World War II veterans' lives intersected briefly, yet gloriously, on April 29, 1945, during the liberation of thousands of Allied soldiers ...

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 ...

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 ...

Probation for Troy High teen in cemetery attack case  Albany Times Union

TROY — A former standout city high school football player was put on probation Friday for his part in an attack on a pair of Catholic Central High School teens by ...

Strube picks up another honor  Times Union

Ken Strube believed his days of receiving honors had long since subsided. Strube thought he would quietly fade into oblivion. Not so fast. Strube, who guided ...

High schools: Shenendehowa softball beats Ballston Spa  The Daily Gazette

Shenendehowa beat Ballston Spa 6-1 in a Suburban Council softball game Wednesday. Hannah Garrett went 2-for-4 and had two RBI for Shenendehowa, and ...

Crews battling fire on Broadway in Rensselaer  NEWS10 ABC

Crews are battling a fire at 24 Broadway in Rensselaer Tuesday morning.

Workers, police urge drivers to slow down in work zones  NEWS10 ABC

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- New York State Department of Transportation workers and local law enforcement are urging people to slow down in work zones this ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

It Happened Years Ago  Troy Daily News

The City of Troy and several local agencies lost a good friend last month. Joanne (Duke) Gamblee passed into eternity following a full life of 93 years. Sh.

Girl, 15, arrested for threats targeting Fullerton school  KABC-TV

A 15-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with alleged threats of violence made toward Troy High School in Fullerton, police said.

This Week’s Wedding Announcements  The New York Times

All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.

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.

Dev Holmes Named HERO FCS Freshman All-American  Spectrum News

SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Former Troy High School standout and current UAlbany wide receiver Dev Holmes was named a HERO FCS Freshman ...

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