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Police: Schenectady man allowed toddler to wander the streets

A city man is facing a child endangerment count after a 2-year-old child in his care was found wandering the streets Monday, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Albany teen accused of punching PE teacher

A local teen is accused of punching a physical education teacher earlier this month at The School at Northeast on Hamburg Street, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of injuring his infant son

A city man is accused of injuring his 1-year-old son last month, causing bruises to his head and body, authorities said.

Fireball Run races to Glenville's Aerosciences Museum

GLENVILLE

Fireball Run races to Glenville's Aerosciences Museum

A handful of lucky individuals had the opportunity to get an up-close view of the planes at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville Thursday afternoon.

Rotterdam bank robber expresses remorse before sentencing

SCHENECTADY

Rotterdam bank robber expresses remorse before sentencing

The central figure in an elaborate bank robbery scheme in Rotterdam that involved a phoned-in school threat expressed remorse for his crime Thursday in court.

Capital Region students get peek behind the curtain

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Capital Region students get peek behind the curtain

When a new show gets to town, there’s a lot to do - and now some aspiring actors and backstage crew from high schools across the region get a chance to see what it takes.

Creepy clown hoaxes lead to arrests in multiple states

Creepy clown hoaxes lead to arrests in multiple states

The first reports of unusual clown sightings surfaced late in August in Greenville County, South Carolina. From there, the reports became a contagion, with sightings claimed in at least seven other states.

GE CEO Immelt plans visit to Electric City

SCHENECTADY

GE CEO Immelt plans visit to Electric City

General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt will be in town next week for an employee town hall.

UAlbany coach Brown finds his home in a place he never left

ALBANY

UAlbany coach Brown finds his home in a place he never left

Will Brown is not the same guy as the rookie head coach who took over a fledgling Division I UAlbany men’s basketball program back in 2002.

New legislation protects gift-card holders

CAPITAL REGION

New legislation protects gift-card holders

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Monday that enacts at the state level some protections for gift-card holders that were already in place at the federal level.

Will Brown, UAlbany agree to five-year contract extension

ALBANY

Will Brown, UAlbany agree to five-year contract extension

Takes men's basketball coach through 2020-21

First it was Samsung phones; now it's exploding Samsung washers

First it was Samsung phones; now it's exploding Samsung washers

Some washing machines, the suit alleges, vibrate violently under heavy loads causing the tub to "become unfastened, resulting in a dramatic centrifugal explosion that destroys the machine and nearby property."

Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents

SARATOGA COUNTY

Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents



Clifton Park and Halfmoon residents are being spooked by clowns a bit early this Halloween season. Reports of creepy clowns in the two southern Saratoga County towns are sparking concern among residents.

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

SCHENECTADY

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

A Tuesday afternoon stabbing on Baker Avenue sent one man to Albany Medical Center for treatment, police said.

Feedback provided for Schenectady's Community Needs Assessment

SCHENECTADY

Feedback provided for Schenectady's Community Needs Assessment

About 20 Schenectady residents attended a roundtable event on Wednesday night to provide feedback for the city’s Community Needs Assessment.

Faso leads Teachout by one point according to latest poll

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Faso leads Teachout by one point according to latest poll

Republican John Faso leads Democratic rival Zephyr Teachout by just one point in the 19th Congressional District race, according to a Time Warner Cable News/Siena College poll released Tuesday.

Wink rolls out second generation of smart-home device

Wink rolls out second generation of smart-home device

Wink is rolling out the second generation of its smart-home device, which lets users control a wide range of wireless-enabled devices throughout their home with their smartphones.

Hikers rescued from Vroman's Nose in Fulton

FULTON

Hikers rescued from Vroman's Nose in Fulton

The Schoharie County Sheriff's Office said two hikers were rescued off Vroman's Nose in the Town of Fulton on Tuesday after they called 911 dispatchers stating they were lost.

Grog Shoppe to close after 40 years in business

SCHENECTADY

Grog Shoppe to close after 40 years in business

The Grog Shoppe - the longtime Erie Boulevard restaurant and tavern - will close Friday night after about 40 years in business.

After tense meeting, future of Northway Church uncertain

CLIFTON PARK

After tense meeting, future of Northway Church uncertain

An overflow crowd gathered in the Clifton Park Town Hall Tuesday evening for a tense meeting on the future of The Northway Church in the southern Saratoga County town.

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