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Changes begin on Route 5
ALBANY AND SCHENECTADY COUNTIES

Changes begin on Route 5

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Improvements are underway to the Route 5 corridor from Albany to Schenectady to make the stretch safer for pedestrians. Police along the 15.4-mile stretch will also be out for added enforcement and education efforts
 
Live-in helper admits to killing Albany man

Live-in helper admits to killing Albany man

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
A Wynantskill woman admitted Tuesday to killing a 79-year-old Albany man, a man to whom she served as a live-in helper, authorities said.
 
ALBANY

SUNY PI, Graphene Frontiers partnering in electronics development

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, recently renamed SUNY Polytechnic Institute, announced Monday it’s partnering with Graphene Frontiers for development in the electronics industry.
 
Beloved by generations, Hoffman's closes doors
LOUDONVILLE

Beloved by generations, Hoffman's closes doors

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Hoffman’s Playland, a generational touchstone for 62 years, closed down its rides for the final time on Sunday.
 
Albany World War I hero closer to getting Medal of Honor
ALBANY

Albany World War I hero closer to getting Medal of Honor

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
Nearly 100 years later, an African-American World War I hero from Albany has inched closer to an honor many say he was unjustly denied: the Medal of Honor.
 
WATERFORD

Colonie man accused of selling heroin in Saratoga County

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
A Colonie man is facing felony drug charges after he was allegedly caught dealing heroin around Saratoga County.
 
ALBANY

Cops: Couple caught having sex in Empire Plaza bathroom

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
State police say they've charged two teenagers who were caught having sex in a men's restroom at the Empire State Convention Center in downtown Albany.
 
ALBANY

Pair accused in men’s room tryst at Empire State Plaza

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
A Monday afternoon sexual tryst in an Empire State Plaza men's room ended with a young Saratoga Springs couple facing public lewdness charges, according to state police.
 
Ex-treasurer admits stealing $100K from Guilderland teachers’ group
ALBANY

Ex-treasurer admits stealing $100K from Guilderland teachers’ group

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
A former treasurer for the Guilderland Teacher’s Association admitted in court Tuesday to taking more than $100,000 from the organization, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
Casino groups make their pitches to state
ALBANY

Casino groups make their pitches to state

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
The Gaming Facility Location Board sat through a full day of casino presentations on Monday looking for answers about cannibalization, funding and revenues of proposed projects.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Man gets prison for Clifton Park ‘smash and grabs’

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
An Albany man arrested in a string of thefts from vehicles in Clifton Park was sent to prison Monday.
 
Police: Guilderland man may have had thousands of child porn images
COLONIE

Police: Guilderland man may have had thousands of child porn images

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
A Guilderland man is due back in Colonie Town Court Monday to face child pornography charges.
 
Casino developers pitch proposals today in Albany
ALBANY

Casino developers pitch proposals today in Albany

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
Developers proposing casinos in the Capital Region will present their plans this afternoon in Albany.
 
MEDFORD, Mass.

Falling tombstone seriously injures boy in Menands cemetery

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
An small boy was seriously injured this afternoon when a tombstone toppled on him at the Albany Rural Cemetery.
 
Jazz Festival heats up Albany
ALBANY

Jazz Festival heats up Albany

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
Because of forecasts of heavy rain, the city of Albany moved its jazz festival Saturday from the riverfront arena to a paved lot under Interstate 787 and canceled a planned fireworks show.
 
 

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