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SCOTIA

New sidewalk catches some Scotia residents off guard

A handful of Scotia residents said they were caught off guard when they learned the village would be implementing sidewalks in front of their homes.

Owners of pets lost in Jay Street fire receive special gift

SCHENECTADY

Owners of pets lost in Jay Street fire receive special gift

A local artist made portraits of the animals lost in the fatal Jay Street fire last year and donated them to their owners.

Police: Boy playing with fireworks started Amsterdam fire

AMSTERDAM

Police: Boy playing with fireworks started Amsterdam fire

Amsterdam Police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Hennessy said the fire that destroyed three buildings and damaged a fourth on Monday was caused by a 10-year-old boy playing with fireworks in the rear of one of the buildings.

ROTTERDAM

Nighttime paving to start on Rotterdam street

Nighttime paving on Burdeck Street will begin Wednesday and is expected to last for two weeks.

MARIAVILLE

Motorcyclist dies of injuries in Friday crash

A motorcyclist injured in a single-vehicle crash Friday has died, Schenectady County Sheriff’s officials said.

Rivers Casino hiring for more Schenectady jobs

Rivers Casino hiring for more Schenectady jobs

The future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady is now accepting resumes for a dozen positions.

MOREAU

Man stabbed in the buttocks in Moreau

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the buttocks late Monday night.

Stillwater man charged with heroin sales

STILLWATER

Stillwater man charged with heroin sales

A Stillwater man faces four felony charges of allegedly selling heroin, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Double vehicle arson overnight in Mariaville

MARIAVILLE

Double vehicle arson overnight in Mariaville

State police are investigating the burning of two vehicles in Duanesburg as arson, police said today.

Proctors sets schedule for free summer movies

SCHENECTADY

Proctors sets schedule for free summer movies

Movies are part of summer.

Schenectady to pave 12 miles of streets

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady to pave 12 miles of streets

The city of Schenectady is paving nearly 12 miles of streets this year.

COLONIE

Four accused of kidnapping man in Colonie

Four men from out of state are facing kidnapping and other charges in a new indictment for allegedly taking a man and assaulting him in Colonie earlier this month, Albany County district attorney’s officials said.

GALWAY

Missing Galway mother found dead

The search for a missing Galway mother that began last month has ended with the discovery of her body in a heavily wooded area near where she was last seen, state police said.

ROTTERDAM

Man faces 5 years in prison for Rotterdam break-in

An Oneonta man is to get up to five years in state prison for breaking into a construction trailer and later lying to a grand jury.

Man charged in Rotterdam shooting remains free on $215K bond

SCHENECTADY

Man charged in Rotterdam shooting remains free on $215K bond

A man accused of shooting another man in Rotterdam last year and then later driving drunk will remain free on a total of $215,000 bond, a judge ruled Monday.

Capital Region fireworks sales spark seasonal debate

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region fireworks sales spark seasonal debate

Some things have changed about seasonal fireworks sales in New York state.

Hotel to open at Saratoga racino on Thursday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Hotel to open at Saratoga racino on Thursday

The Victorian-modern hotel that has given the Saratoga Casino Hotel its new name is about to open after more than a year of construction.

Schenectady's Brandywine Ave. due for safety upgrades

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady's Brandywine Ave. due for safety upgrades

The city received $1.26 million in state funding for safety improvements to Brandywine Avenue.

Fire strikes three houses in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM

Fire strikes three houses in Amsterdam

Amsterdam firefighters are battling a blaze that took down three houses on West Main Street this evening.

Saratoga officials to learn about Sch'dy's Ambassador program for homeless

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga officials to learn about Sch'dy's Ambassador program for homeless

Representatives of the Schenectady City Mission will make a presentation on its Ambassador program Tuesday in Saratoga Springs.

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