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COLONIE

2 charged in Colonie traffic stop drug bust

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
A Schenectady woman faces a felony drug charge after a Saturday night traffic stop, state police said.
 
ALBANY

Albany break-in will hurt kids' programs in area

Monday, June 1, 2015
The Victory Christian Church’s storage garage was broken into over the weekend and equipment used at children’s summer events was stolen.
 
Sonic job fair wraps up Saturday
LATHAM

Sonic job fair wraps up Saturday

Friday, May 29, 2015
Sonic Drive-In is in the midst of a job fair that began Wednesday and concludes today at the Microtel Inn & Suites just up the street from its first Capital Region location on Troy-Schenectady Road.
 
Guilderland yearbook picture stirs controversy
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland yearbook picture stirs controversy

Friday, May 29, 2015
A Guilderland High School yearbook photo featuring a student posed with a firearm and dead giraffe has generated a mixed response from students and social media users.
 
ALBANY

Phony money lands Schenectady man in prison

Thursday, May 28, 2015
A Schenectady man was sentenced this week to up to three years in state prison for possessing counterfeit bills, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
ALBANY

Stewart’s Shops, Dake family gift $1M to Albany Med

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Stewart’s Shops and the Dake family gifted $1 million to Albany Medical Center to support the “Grow Your Own” program and the new Patient Pavilion
 
LATHAM

Bull & Barrel serves barbecue in casual setting

Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Bull & Barrel Smokehouse Grill turns out everything you’d expect from a barbecue place, and not-to-be-missed mac and cheese.
 
McGinn, Smith appeals denied
ALBANY

McGinn, Smith appeals denied

Friday, May 22, 2015
David Smith and Timothy McGinn will remain in prison to serve their sentences after a federal appeals court Friday upheld their conspiracy and fraud convictions.
 
ALBANY

Schenectady man arrested after I-90 car chase

Friday, May 22, 2015
A Schenectady man led state police on a brief chase Friday in Albany, police said.
 
First area Sonic to host job fair
LATHAM

First area Sonic to host job fair

Friday, May 22, 2015
Sonic Drive-In is holding a four-day job fair next week as it tries to fill 100 full- and part-time positions ahead of its Latham store opening.
 
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland highway worker falls from truck, dies

Friday, May 22, 2015
A longtime Guilderland town highway worker was killed today when he fell out of a Highway Department compactor truck, town police said.
 
DEC rescinds OK for Port of Albany oil project
ALBANY

DEC rescinds OK for Port of Albany oil project

Thursday, May 21, 2015
State regulators said Thursday they’ll require further environmental review before deciding whether to allow a fuel transport company to install facilities at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil.
 
Mother admits neglecting sisters of murdered Berne boy
ALBANY

Mother admits neglecting sisters of murdered Berne boy

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Christine Van Alstyne White, biological mother of the 5-year-old boy killed in December in rural Albany County, admitted Thursday in Albany County Family Court that she neglected Kenneth White’s two sisters.
 
NY state to rule soon on crude oil facility at Albany port
ALBANY

NY state to rule soon on crude oil facility at Albany port

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
New York state regulators are expected to decide soon on a permit for a facility at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil.
 
Plug Power execs set tour to meet investors
LATHAM

Plug Power execs set tour to meet investors

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh is taking company executives on a road show, offering investors the kind of access they never get on conference calls or at annual meetings.
 
 

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