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Delegate living in Delmar says she will vote for Sanders at convention


Emily Jacobs isn’t going to budge. She doesn’t expect there to be a second ballot at this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, but if there is, she’s sticking by her man.

Capital Region Democrats hope, expect convention will be unifying

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region Democrats hope, expect convention will be unifying

Some Democrats are a bit concerned. Is Bernie Sanders going to pull a Ted Cruz?

ALBANY

UAlbany unveils degree in computer engineering

The University at Albany will be offering a new computer engineering degree as part of its expanding engineering offerings at the university’s new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Authorities drop investigation into alleged beating deaths of porcupines

The state Department of Environmental Conservation told The Daily Gazette on Friday it is dropping its investigation into a rash of porcupine deaths on the border between Albany and Schoharie counties, which some locals believed to be the work of a group of high school students.

UAlbany president leaving for Illinois

ALBANY

UAlbany president leaving for Illinois

University at Albany President Robert Jones is leaving the Capital Region’s flagship public university in September to become chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Van in fatal Colonie crash was stolen from pastor

COLONIE

Van in fatal Colonie crash was stolen from pastor


The teen who died in an early Sunday morning crash in Colonie did so while driving a minivan stolen from a pastor who lives in Schenectady and while fleeing from an attempted traffic stop in the city, authorities said Monday.

COLONIE

Woman attacked, car stolen at Colonie Center

An elderly woman was assaulted and her car stolen Sunday as she arrived at Colonie Center mall.

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season

CAPITAL REGION

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season


County fair season in the Capital Region begins Tuesday, as the 175th Saratoga County Fair kicks off seven weeks of fried food, carnival rides, rodeos, demolition derbies and much more.

COLONIE

Driver killed, two injured in crash of minivan stolen in Schenectady

The driver of a minivan reported stolen in Schenectady was killed and two passengers seriously injured in a crash early today in Colonie.

ALBANY

Army veteran accused of making threat against Albany Stratton VA


A Western New York man has been charged with threatening the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in two phone calls last month, authorities said.

COLONIE

Albany Airport hopes to land $40 million state grant

Albany International Airport is competing in a state-run grant program in hopes of receiving $40 million to revitalize aging passenger facilities, expand capacity for private aircraft business, and build a four-story parking garage to ease congestion in parking lots.

ALBANY

FEMA scammer sentenced in Albany


A man who received more than $16,000 in Tropical Storm Irene disaster relief funds after no longer being eligible was sentenced a total of 18 months in state prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said on Thursday.

Ballston Lake parents who lost child work to help others

ALBANY

Ballston Lake parents who lost child work to help others


The Brave Will Foundation presented $75,000 to the Journeys Program at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center Wednesday afternoon.

Palace Theatre up for $65M renovation, expansion

ALBANY

Palace Theatre up for $65M renovation, expansion

A new 600-seat theater is coming to downtown Albany. So is a larger stage for the city’s Palace Theatre.

Gondola over the Hudson? The idea is being explored

ALBANY & RENSSELAER

Gondola over the Hudson? The idea is being explored

Some serious thought is going to go into the idea of running an aerial gondola across the Hudson River between downtown Albany and the Rensselaer rail station.

ALBANY

Two men convicted in 1997 Albany murder cleared


Two men convicted in the killing of a University at Albany student nearly two decades ago have been cleared of the murder and had the charges dropped, attorneys said Thursday.

CAPITAL REGION

CDTA overtime up, but cost per customer falls

The Capital District Transportation Authority spends more of its personnel budget on overtime than other upstate transit agencies, according to a new state comptroller’s report.

High-tech used on Mohawk River in search for Suzanne Lyall

CAPITAL REGION

High-tech used on Mohawk River in search for Suzanne Lyall

We pull out into the Mohawk River on what must one of the best boating days of the year: Bright blue skies, warm water, lazy current, warm dry air.

Man allegedly followed women in Clifton Park, Colonie stores

CAPITAL REGION

Man allegedly followed women in Clifton Park, Colonie stores


An Albany man is accused of following women with children at stores in both Clifton Park and Colonie.

COLONIE

Longtime morticians join on new Colonie venture

Two veteran funeral directors are setting up a new funeral home on Route 5.

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