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Capital Region LGBTQ, political leaders respond to Orlando shooting

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region LGBTQ, political leaders respond to Orlando shooting

After thousands attended the Pride Center of the Capital Region’s annual festival and parade in Albany on Saturday afternoon, the mood shifted from celebratory to shocked and horrified after more than 100 people were shot, about half of them fatally, early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Saratoga Springs deputy mayor leaving job

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs deputy mayor leaving job

Deputy Mayor Joe Ogden will be leaving that position next week for a new job with the State University of New York central administration in Albany.

ALBANY

Albany attorney suspended from practicing law


Longtime Albany attorney Gaspar Castillo has been suspended from practicing law, according to an appellate court order issued Thursday.

Former Golub employees start own marketing firm, Sparkshoppe

ALBANY & SCHENECTADY

Former Golub employees start own marketing firm, Sparkshoppe

Four former Golub Corp. employees have set up a digital marketing firm specializing in the retail industry, with the Schenectady-based Price Chopper/Market 32 supermarket chain as their first client.

Gershon’s to open new deli in Latham

SCHENECTADY AND COLONIE

Gershon’s to open new deli in Latham

Gershon’s Deli has been on Upper Union Street for the past six decades. Now, it will begin a new chapter in Latham.

Albany County sheriff expects to file charges in porcupine deaths

ALBANY COUNTY

Albany County sheriff expects to file charges in porcupine deaths

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said on Tuesday that investigators are seeking to bring charges against the Middleburgh teenagers who have allegedly been killing porcupines for sport in Albany and Schoharie counties.

Scotia man faces several charges after traffic stop

GUILDERLAND

Scotia man faces several charges after traffic stop

A weekend traffic stop on the Thruway uncovered multiple drugs and more than 300 counterfeit CDs and DVDs, state police said.

ALBANY

Jury: Albany man stole deceased mother's Social Security benefits

An Albany man continued to take Social Security benefits intended for his mother for 13 years after she died, a federal jury found Wednesday.

ALBANY

Plane rolls off Albany runway for second time

A small plane using Albany International Airport has rolled off a runway for the second time in two days, airport officials said.

Determination, steady progress pay off for Siena grad

LOUDONVILLE

Determination, steady progress pay off for Siena grad

Twelve years ago, Diana King applied for a secretarial job at Siena College. The job was filled by an internal candidate, but King didn’t stop there.

SCHENECTADY

Middle school open houses set for Thursday

At 6 p.m. Thursday, the three middle schools plan to hold open houses at which parents can meet principals, teachers and staff and learn about other school events and programs.

Ex-student sues Siena, citing rape

LOUDONVILLE

Ex-student sues Siena, citing rape


A former Siena College student is suing the school, contending she was raped in her dorm in 2014 and the school could have prevented it.

Colonie man charged with endangerment

CLIFTON PARK

Colonie man charged with endangerment

A 20-year-old Colonie man was arrested after allegedly paying a 15 year old he met online to have sex with him in Clifton Park.

SCHENECTADY

Driving lanes reopen around Nicholaus building

All roads have been reopened around the Nicholaus building nearly two months after structural damage was first reported.

BALLSTON SPA

Albany man gets 10 years in prison for armed robbery

An Albany man has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for an armed robbery last year at a Clifton Park store.

Local presidential delegates show passion for politics

CAPITAL REGION

Local presidential delegates show passion for politics

Josephine Moore and John Herrick have very little common ground when it comes to politics, except during this particular election cycle. They both want to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House.

Fox’s Kelly challenges graduates with ‘tough talk’

ALBANY

Fox’s Kelly challenges graduates with ‘tough talk’

More than 100 graduates received their law degrees during a Friday morning ceremony at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

Amedore announces re-election bid to Senate

46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Amedore announces re-election bid to Senate

Vowing to continue fighting to make New York more affordable, George Amedore announced his bid for re-election to the state Senate today.

SARATOGA COUNTY

Three businesses seek tax breaks to move, expand

Three businesses will be coming before the Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency this morning seeking tax incentive deals to move to the county or expand.

Pride and joy as thousands graduate from UAlbany

ALBANY

Pride and joy as thousands graduate from UAlbany


Cristian Palma said getting an education at the University at Albany was the greatest investment in his life.

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