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Plans for old City Squire moving forward

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — The Lecce Group LLC and John and Katrina Isopo cleared another hurdle on their way to opening a restaurant in the former City Squire location. The Schenectady Planning Commission unanimously granted site plan…

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Demand on Capital Region food pantries still high

By Stephen Williams Demand on food pantries and soup kitchens across eastern New York is at record levels, despite improving economic conditions. The need to feed people who can’t otherwise afford nutritious food is so large, in fact, that to…