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Regents introduce research workgroup

A new workgroup has been tasked with studying the research behind testing, teacher evaluations and more.

Albany students raise funds for well in honor of slain Schenectady nun

ALBANY

Albany students raise funds for well in honor of slain Schenectady nun

The late Mary Stella Greco spent her life helping others around the world through missionary work and monetary donations. The kids at Albany's Pine Hills Elementary are continuing that legacy by raising money for wells in Tanzania.

LATHAM & BERNE

Troopers kill man allegedly brandishing knives in Berne

Two state Troopers shot and killed a Berne man who "aggressively approached" them while carrying a knife in each hand, state police said.

Schenectady man arrested for online chats with teen

GUILDERLAND

Schenectady man arrested for online chats with teen

A Schenectady man was arrested by Guilderland police Friday on charges that he engaged in sexually oriented online chats with a 15-year-old Guilderland girl.

Job fair held in Latham

LATHAM

Job fair held in Latham


Capital Region employers looking to hire everyone from bank tellers to computer programmers and soldiers to car salespeople set up tables and greeted potential employees at a Daily Gazette job fair Wednesday in Latham.

ALBANY

Brad Mehldau Trio gives electrifying show at Egg

Beats mattered as much as notes on Saturday at The Egg as jazz pianist/composer Brad Mehldau crafted/ignited 90-plus minutes of dense, questing or serenely lyrical trio improvisations.

Saint Rose music program hits high notes

ALBANY

Saint Rose music program hits high notes

Sitting at a massive mixing board in front of a glass window separating him from a wood-paneled recording studio, Zach Karpinski did his homework.

Bill Clinton, in Albany, stumps for Hillary

ALBANY

Bill Clinton, in Albany, stumps for Hillary

Former president Bill Clinton on Saturday made the case for electing Hillary Clinton president, in a campaign push ahead of Tuesday’s crucial New York Democratic primary.

CAPITAL REGION

Three Capital Region counties to connect dispatch operations


Saratoga, Albany and Rensselaer counties will share a computer-aided 911 emergency dispatching system that will allow their dispatching centers to assist each other in emergencies, officials announced Friday.

Bill Clinton appearing in Albany today

ALBANY

Bill Clinton appearing in Albany today

Former president Bill Clinton will be at the Desmond Hotel in Colonie on Saturday morning, according to the Hillary Clinton campaign.

ALBANY

State sues CDPHP over hepatitis C coverage

The state Attorney General’s Office announced today that it is suing Albany-based health insurer CDPHP over its coverage of treatment for hepatitis C patients.

Bill Clinton coming to Albany Saturday

ALBANY

Bill Clinton coming to Albany Saturday

Former president Bill Clinton will be in Albany on Saturday to stump for his wife ahead of the New York primary, according to sources.

CAPITAL REGION

Northeastern Fine Jewelry to expand Guilderland store


Northeastern Fine Jewelry is undertaking some major changes: It’s closing its Vermont store, opening a New York City office, expanding its store in Guilderland and getting ready later this year to open a third Capital Region store.

Police: Albany man dies after crashing stolen car

GUILDERLAND

Police: Albany man dies after crashing stolen car


An Albany man died early Tuesday morning after crashing a stolen car through a guardrail and damaging a bank, police said.

Trump backers, detractors a vocal bunch

ALBANY

Trump backers, detractors a vocal bunch

The exterior of the Times Union Center in downtown Albany was enveloped by a sea of red hats Monday afternoon embroidered with the words, “Make America great again.”

Sanders' supporters say he'll bring change

ALBANY

Sanders' supporters say he'll bring change

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders began lining up well before 8 a.m. Monday outside the Washington Avenue Armory.

Trump decries 'rigged, dirty' GOP primary system

ALBANY

Trump decries 'rigged, dirty' GOP primary system

Donald Trump called the Republican national primary system “a rigged, disgusting, dirty system,” as he addressed a near-capacity crowd of supporters in Albany on Monday night.

In Albany, Sanders touts economic platform

ALBANY

In Albany, Sanders touts economic platform

Bernie Sanders arrived at the Washington Avenue Armory in Albany to booming applause, focusing his speech on the economy and social inequality.

Albany student makes music video about her chromosome disorder, 22Q

ALBANY

Albany student makes music video about her chromosome disorder, 22Q

Taylor Swift’s song “22” has special meaning for Saint Rose freshman Amy Maiorano, who remade the song in a video to advocate for Deletion 22q, a disorder she lives with.

Presidential hopefuls hitting Capital Region today

CAPITAL REGION

Presidential hopefuls hitting Capital Region today

It’s Big Monday for politics — the Capital Region hosts political parties today.

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