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Mayfield's annual Shipwreck boat party bigger than ever

GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE

Mayfield's annual Shipwreck boat party bigger than ever

Boat owners gathered Saturday at the annual Shipwreck on Great Sacandaga Lake, the yearly party-flotilla soirée for customers of the Northampton Marina in Mayfield.

Neighborhood watcher Frederic Lee on the march for National Night Out

Neighborhood watcher Frederic Lee on the march for National Night Out

Frederic Lee’s big night out is Tuesday.

Event to mark 70 years of GE Flight Test Center

Event to mark 70 years of GE Flight Test Center

There was no slowing down Robert A. Baird and his P-80 Shooting Star.

Residents fight plan to remove bridge over Northway in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Residents fight plan to remove bridge over Northway in Saratoga Springs

The state Department of Transportation has a tentative plan to axe the Nelson Avenue Extension bridges over the Northway due to their age and light level of use.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

NYC Ballet closes stay at SPAC in fine form for big crowds

Four of the new ballets that premiered at the recent New York City Ballet gala at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center were on view Friday and Saturday before huge crowds.

Film crew documents Schenectady's 'smart' steps

SCHENECTADY

Film crew documents Schenectady's 'smart' steps

A TV crew spent three days in Schenectady in partnership with Cisco to document how the city is working to become a “smart city.”

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown mourns death of Mayor Julius

City of Johnstown Mayor Michael Julius died Thursday evening at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, according to local officials and deputy city Clerk Mary Jo Smith.

Kelly Center fellows study meaning of ‘wilderness,’ female writers

NISKAYUNA

Kelly Center fellows study meaning of ‘wilderness,’ female writers

On the back patio of the Kelly Adirondack Center last week, Sydney Paluch sat in an Adirondack chair with her laptop, surrounded by tall pines and hardwoods, working on a study of female authors.

Brooklyn hospital’s sale, backed by de Blasio and Cuomo, draws federal scrutiny

But the outcome now appears to be under federal scrutiny, the latest subject of a sprawling investigation into fundraising and potential pay-to-play politics in New York. Federal subpoenas have been received by the health care workers union, 1199 SEIU, which has supported de Blasio and Cuomo, and by the hospital’s former owner, the State University of New York.

Lobster supplier falls on sword

SCHENECTADY & ROTTERDAM

Lobster supplier falls on sword

A New England supplier has taken the blame for shipping undersized lobsters to Price Chopper distribution centers in New York, a mistake that led state authorities to seize over 800 lobsters on Tuesday from one such center in Schenectady.

Families come together to seek alligator gar in Central Park

SCHENECTADY

Families come together to seek alligator gar in Central Park

A lot of people — many coming with their families — have traveled to Central Park in recent days as word of the ancient and invasive fish’s presence spread, along with word a $100 city-offered reward for its capture.

ALBANY

Officer finds narcotics in tomato sauce cans

A corrections officer found narcotics hidden in tomato sauce at Cayuga Correctional Facility Monday, a New York State Correctional Officers Police Benevolent Associations press release said.

UPDATED: 5 arrested after fatal Lake George boat crash

LAKE GEORGE

UPDATED: 5 arrested after fatal Lake George boat crash

Boat operator Alex West and four other people were arrested this afternoon in connection with Monday night's fatal boat crash on Lake George.

Saratoga Springs officer on horse makes coffee run

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs officer on horse makes coffee run

A Saratoga Springs police officer went through a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru with his partner Wednesday. His partner is a horse, of course.

Niskayuna house may go on state, national historic registers

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna house may go on state, national historic registers

The James M. and Eleanor Lafferty House of Niskayuna was recommended by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation to be listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Schenectady murderer sees his appeal rejected

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady murderer sees his appeal rejected

James Wells' conviction and sentence for killing 15-year-old Eddie Stanley in 2011 was unanimously upheld in a state appeals court on Thursday.

Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds ready for fair

COBLESKILL

Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds ready for fair

The Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds are more jam-packed than ever this year with old traditions and new attractions, according to fair president Doug Cater.

Bypass expected to end ongoing Amsterdam sewage leakage

AMSTERDAM

Bypass expected to end ongoing Amsterdam sewage leakage

Amsterdam Mayor Michael Villa said crews expected to have the sewer line leak on Forest Avenue fixed by Thursday evening.

Saratoga Rowing Association unveils regatta headquarters

SARATOGA LAKE

Saratoga Rowing Association unveils regatta headquarters

The Saratoga Rowing Association has been producing championship rowing teams for years, and now has an administrative home that lives up to its reputation.

Undersized lobsters seized from Price Chopper

ROTTERDAM

Undersized lobsters seized from Price Chopper

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has seized more than $7,000 worth of lobsters from Price Chopper because they were undersized and violated standards created to protect the wild population.

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