A winter that had already piled more than 100 inches of snow onto some upstate cities was hanging on with a vengeance Wednesday, delivering heavy snow, high winds and rumbles of thunder under a blizzard warning that reached 150 miles from western into central New York.
Schenectady could be a contender in the race for a full-scale casino in the Capital Region, as one local developer confirmed Wednesday that several people have toured his riverfront land in the hopes of building a casino.
Carmelo Anthony said Wednesday that he has heard Phil Jackson will be “coming on board” with the New York Knicks, the strongest indication yet that the 11-time NBA champion coach will soon be taking over the team’s basketball operations. Anthony went as far as to suggest that it’s no longer a question of if Jackson will rejoin the Knicks, but when.
James Slater, the man who planted drug evidence in a Scotia smoke shop that resulted in the false arrest of the business owner, on Monday was sentenced in Schenectady County Court to six to 12 years in state prison.