The Daily Gazette of Schenectady

Capital Region News
6:14 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

ALCO Tunnels Pique Anti-Casino Group's Concern

The corner of Erie Blvd. and Nott St., where the Schenectady casino would be located.
Credit David Giacalone

A Schenectady anti-casino group's environmental objection to the proposed Electric City casino site has fallen on deaf ears, as the state's Gaming Facility Location Board moves ahead with plans to announce its decision Wednesday in Albany.

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New York News
8:13 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Operator Error Blamed For NY Freight Train Crash

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CSX Corp. says the derailment of two of its freight trains in the Mohawk Valley earlier this summer was caused by operator error.

The Daily Gazette of Schenectady reports that CSX recently posted its internal investigation into the June 27 derailment to the Federal Railroad Administration website. The company's report says the accident was caused when the eastbound train went through a trackside red light as a westbound train was crossing from one track to another.

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