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ALBANY

Albany issues boil water order

A boil water notice has been issued for the area of Madison Avenue from South Lake Avenue to Quail Street, Hudson Avenue from South Lake Avenue to Quail Street, and South Lake Avenue from Madison Avenue to Hudson, the Albany Water Department said.

COLONIE

Colonie man sentenced to probation, must register as sex offender

A Colonie man received probation and will have to register as a sex offender in a sexual abuse case that began with a girl reporting the abuse five years later, authorities said.

Latham apartment/office complex would feature passive solar design

LATHAM

Latham apartment/office complex would feature passive solar design

Sunrise Management and Consulting will present plans for new passive solar energy apartments and a corporate headquarters on Troy-Schenectady Road at the Colonie Planning Board meeting Aug. 8

COLONIE

Watervliet man killed in motorcycle crash

A Watervliet man died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car.

Safyre Terry tours police, fire stations with message of thanks

CAPITAL REGION

Safyre Terry tours police, fire stations with message of thanks

Young Safyre Terry not only looked the part sitting in the front seat of an Amsterdam firetruck, but she sort of sounded the part, too, a fire official recalled Wednesday.

DELMAR

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.

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