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Owner of Peter Pause Restaurant dies

By Steven Cook SCHENECTADY — Longtime local restaurateur and owner of Peter Pause Restaurant Dean Plakas has died. Plakas was found inside his Nott Street restaurant Wednesday evening and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His death came…


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…

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Pancake Breakfast for Van Antwerp

Van Antwerp PTO Pancake Fundraiser SCHENECTADY — The Van Antwerp PTO will be hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser at Applebee’s at 2400 Cambridge Road on May 1 from 8 to 10 a.m. Reservations must be made and paid for by…