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Albany Symphony gala a celebration for director Miller

ALBANY

Albany Symphony gala a celebration for director Miller

The Albany Symphony Orchestra’s Saturday night gala at the Palace Theatre turned out to be a celebration for music director David Alan Miller’s 25 years at the helm.

Enthusiastic crowd flocks to LarkFest

ALBANY

Enthusiastic crowd flocks to LarkFest

Albany's largest street party celebrated its 35th year this Saturday afternoon, featuring three stages of music and dozens of local vendors.

ALBANY

Man wounded in Albany shooting

Albany police are investigating a shooting early Saturday morning in which a man was wounded in a Delaware Avenue establishment.

Capital Region politicians react to Albany corruption case

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region politicians react to Albany corruption case

Federal and state charges against two former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and SUNY Polytech head Alain Kaloyeros brought quick condemnation from local leaders across the political spectrum.

GUILDERLAND

Crossgates Mall ramp closed during off-peak hours Thursday

The ramp from Crossgates Mall in Guilderland to the northbound Northway (I-87) will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday for bridge work.

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

The state did not violate New York children’s right to a “sound, basic education” when it slowed and cut funding of state education aid during the recession, an Albany judge ruled this week.

DEC: new environmental review for Albany's Global Companies

ALBANY

DEC: new environmental review for Albany's Global Companies

Community leaders called it a victory after the Department of Environmental Conservation ruled that Global Companies will undergo an entirely new application process for its Albany crude oil terminal.

Albany man charged in connection to Second Street shooting

ALBANY

Albany man charged in connection to Second Street shooting

An Albany man has been charged in connection with a shooting that occurred on Second Street.

Watervliet man arrested after OnStar reports accident

COLONIE

Watervliet man arrested after OnStar reports accident

A Watervliet man was arrested early Sunday morning after the OnStar service in his car reported an airbag deployment.

Albany man charged with unlawful surveillance

ALBANY

Albany man charged with unlawful surveillance

Police arrested an Albany man after an incident in July in which they allege he placed his phone under the skirts of two women as they were grocery shopping.

COLONIE

Body found in Colonie house after fire


A body was found in a house after a fire in Colonie Friday afternoon, police said.

Police: Man sold cocaine in Saratoga County

BALLSTON SPA

Police: Man sold cocaine in Saratoga County

A Colonie man is behind bars after being arrested Thursday for selling significant amounts of cocaine in Saratoga County, the county sheriff's office said.

ALBANY

State Thruway manager faces charges

A state Thruway Authority toll plaza worker was arrested on charges that accuse him of falsifying travel records to receive reimbursement for trips he never took.

Student accused of lying about bus attack says UAlbany dismissal unfair

ALBANY

Student accused of lying about bus attack says UAlbany dismissal unfair

A decision to dismiss from the university one of the three women accused of making false allegations of a racially motivated attack must be overturned, the woman’s attorney argues in a recent court filing.

James Stellar named interim president at UAlbany

ALBANY

James Stellar named interim president at UAlbany

The State University of New York Board of Trustees appointed Dr. James R. Stellar as interim president of the University at Albany on Wednesday, effective immediately.

Police: Albany woman lied about ex threatening to shoot her

HALFMOON

Police: Albany woman lied about ex threatening to shoot her

A woman is accused of falsely claiming her ex-boyfriend threatened to shoot her in a Walmart parking lot, state police said.

Board of Regents looks to rewrite school principal standards

ALBANY

Board of Regents looks to rewrite school principal standards

The Board of Regents to is attempting to update school principal leadership standards and review and update what goes into to training and certifying school building leaders.

Albany police seek assistance in identifying subject

ALBANY

Albany police seek assistance in identifying subject

Albany police are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying a subject in reference to an unlawful surveillance investigation.

Changes considered for school violent incident reporting

ALBANY

Changes considered for school violent incident reporting

Schools would have 11 fewer categories of violent incidents to report to state officials each year under changes being considered to the Violent and Disruptive Incident Reporting System.

Board of Regents concerned with comparing annual tests

ALBANY

Board of Regents concerned with comparing annual tests

The Board of Regents agrees annual changes to state tests render them incomparable to past years’ results, but there’s less accord over what that means.

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