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Arnold Palmer, the magnetic face of golf in the ’60s, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the magnetic face of golf in the ’60s, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the champion golfer whose full-bore style of play, dramatic tournament victories and magnetic personality inspired an American golf boom, has died, a close friend said on Sunday. Palmer was 87.

Debate expected to be rare draw in polarized age

Debate expected to be rare draw in polarized age

For 90 minutes Monday night, a polarized nation will pause to watch the first head-to-head encounter between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Poverty measures could be first step to Foundation Aid revamp

CAPITAL REGION

Poverty measures could be first step to Foundation Aid revamp

To determine state aid amounts for school districts each year, state officials rely on a handful of poverty measures and other factors that may not be as reliable as they could be.

Residents fight for future of Clifton Park wild space

CLIFTON PARK

Residents fight for future of Clifton Park wild space

The fate of one of the last remaining wild spaces in the heart of Clifton Park is at stake this fall.

Schenectady dog park to be upgraded, renovated

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady dog park to be upgraded, renovated

The dog park in Schenectady's Central Park has been all asphalt for years since it was repurposed from tennis courts. But that will change in the spring, as a neighborhood committee works to upgrade and renovate the space.

Parents sue Niskayuna High following sexual assault

NISKAYUNA

Parents sue Niskayuna High following sexual assault

Two Niskayuna High School parents are suing the district, contending it could have taken steps to prevent their daughter from being sexually assaulted at the school last year but didn’t.

St. Luke's in Schenectady celebrates groundbreaking

SCHENECTADY

St. Luke's in Schenectady celebrates groundbreaking

About 50 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday afternoon for the addition to St. Luke’s on State Street in Schenectady.

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

CLIFTON PARK

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

Eight years after 13-year-old Nick Cammarata lost his battle with an aggressive form of cancer, the Clifton Park community continues to gather for an annual run and family carnival in his honor.

SCCC officials promise growth after enrollment slide

SCHENECTADY

SCCC officials promise growth after enrollment slide

In a world of sliding community college enrollment, Schenectady County Community College’s drop in student headcount of over 10 percent this fall stands out.

Next step unclear for Keepers of the Circle

ROTTERDAM JUNCTION

Next step unclear for Keepers of the Circle

Keepers of the Circle Inc., a Native American organization founded in 1991 and located on the southern banks of the Mohawk River in western Schenectady County since 2000, have lost their non-profit status, leaving them on uncertain ground.

Frost advisory in effect for Capital Region Monday morning

CAPITAL REGION

Frost advisory in effect for Capital Region Monday morning

The National Weather Service located in Albany has issued a frost advisory for the Capital Region for Monday morning.

Albany Symphony gala a celebration for director Miller

ALBANY

Albany Symphony gala a celebration for director Miller

The Albany Symphony Orchestra’s Saturday night gala at the Palace Theatre turned out to be a celebration for music director David Alan Miller’s 25 years at the helm.

Buffalo museum, ready to expand, raises money at breakneck pace

BUFFALO

Buffalo museum, ready to expand, raises money at breakneck pace

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y. will soon be called the Buffalo Albright-Knox-Gundlach Art Museum to honor Jeffrey Gundlach, who is contributing to the expansion.

Marlins' Jose Fernandez killed in Miami boating accident

"The Miami Marlins organization is devastated by the tragic loss of Jose Fernandez," the team said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this very difficult time.

Man, 20, in Custody After Fatal Shooting of 5 People at Mall in Washington State

Man, 20, in Custody After Fatal Shooting of 5 People at Mall in Washington State

The suspect, Arcan Cetin of Oak Harbor, Washington, was taken into custody on Saturday night.

Surprise! Snapchat has a new name and now sells glasses

Surprise! Snapchat has a new name and now sells glasses

"You can search Snapchat or Spectacles for the fun stuff and leave Snap Inc. for the Wall Street crowd :)," chief executive Evan Spiegel said in a blog post.

CAPITAL REGION

Proctors, Tang hosting debate-watching events on Monday

When Philip Morris and Christopher B. Mann say things won’t get overly heated during Monday night’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, they’re not talking about just the candidates.

Town has Bavarian blast at annual Oktoberfest

GLENVILLE

Town has Bavarian blast at annual Oktoberfest

The seventh annual Glenville Oktoberfest was held Saturday at Maalwyck Park and featured German food, drink, dress and dance.

O.D. Heck Center's future still undecided

NISKAYUNA

O.D. Heck Center's future still undecided

The O.D. Heck Development Center in Niskayuna hasn’t been home to a resident since spring of 2015, yet cars line the parking lot and employees are frequently heading in and out.

Community gathers to discuss growing violence

SCHENECTADY

Community gathers to discuss growing violence

Over a hundred people attended the ceremony at the Hamilton Hill Arts Center, which organizers named “Light the Streets” because all of the street lights on Schenectady Street are out.

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