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Home Made Theater comedy is a first-rate romp
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Home Made Theater comedy is a first-rate romp

Saturday, April 18, 2015
The 1939 comedy by Kaufman and Hart is being given a handsome production by the forces at Home Made Theater, with a 24-member cast under the sure direction of Dianne O’Neill Filer.
 
Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table
BOSTON

Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

Saturday, April 18, 2015
The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case.
 
NISKAYUNA

Alleged Niskayuna burglar arrested

Saturday, April 18, 2015
A man is facing a felony burglary charge after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing a house in Niskayuna, according to police.
 
Gas-line blast at California shooting range injures 11
FRESNO, Calif.

Gas-line blast at California shooting range injures 11

Saturday, April 18, 2015
A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said.
 
Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing

Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
 
Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

Saturday, April 18, 2015
A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.

 
Solar battle: Glenville versus Schenectady County
GLENVILLE

Solar battle: Glenville versus Schenectady County

Friday, April 17, 2015
A solar array that will more than double Schenectady County’s solar energy production and save the county an estimated $30,000 annually on energy bills is being built on three acres on Hetcheltown Road.
 
Rotterdam police pay $360K for breaking boy’s arm
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam police pay $360K for breaking boy’s arm

Friday, April 17, 2015
A lawsuit stemming from allegations two Rotterdam police officers broke a teenager’s arm while removing him from a school bus in 2013 has resulted in a $360,000 settlement, according to the attorney for the boy’s family.
 
SCHENECTADY

Attempted murder charge in Schenectady shooting

Friday, April 17, 2015

A shot fired at a person on Georgetta Dix Boulevard earlier this month has a city man facing an attempted murder charge.
 
Clifton Park couple accused of ripping off Saratoga restaurant
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Clifton Park couple accused of ripping off Saratoga restaurant

Friday, April 17, 2015
A former longtime chef and a part-owner of Maestro’s at the Van Dam were arrested Friday morning after authorities say they embezzled more than $200,000 from the downtown Saratoga Springs restaurant.
 
‘Unfriended’ a horror film for the cyber generation

‘Unfriended’ a horror film for the cyber generation

Friday, April 17, 2015
Horror film's actors interact through Skype, with back-story elements handled through online searches. Even the soundtrack is created using the tunes stored on one of the computers.
 
SCHENECTADY

Second arrest made in Schenectady house shooting

Friday, April 17, 2015

A second person has been charged in the shooting of a house last week.
 
WILTON

Route 50 corridor in Wilton could get busier

Friday, April 17, 2015
Retail development would come to some of the last remaining open acres in the Northway Exit 15 commercial corridor under a proposal under review by the town of Wilton.
 
ALBANY

Weather service warns of brush fires

Friday, April 17, 2015

The National Weather Service in Albany is warning of the potential for brush fires throughout the region Saturday.
 
Amsterdam man sentenced to probation after fatal crash
FONDA

Amsterdam man sentenced to probation after fatal crash

Friday, April 17, 2015
The Amsterdam man acquitted in February on all felonies related to a 2013 crash that killed three was sentenced this morning to probation for the single crime of which he was convicted, reckless driving
 
 

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