The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions
Glenville town supervisor provides initial look at budget

GLENVILLE

Glenville town supervisor provides initial look at budget

Glenville Town Supervisor Chris Koetzle provided an initial look at the town’s 2017 budget during Wednesday night’s board meeting.

MAYFIELD

Officials: Mayfield woman hit 12-year-old

A woman from the town of Mayfield was arrested Wednesday following a domestic disturbance.

SCHENECTADY

Registration for annual Thanksgiving program upcoming

Registration for the Concerned for the Hungry’s annual Thanksgiving program will be held in Schenectady in late October. Volunteers are needed to help as well.

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

Four Schenectady men were arrested following two separate month-long investigations by the Schenectady County Sheriff’s office into the sale of heroin and crack cocaine.

Canty Golf Tournament coming Saturday

Event raises funds for Schenectady students attending colleges, universities

More violence hits Charlotte after shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

More violence hits Charlotte after shooting

A second night of protests set off by the police killing of a black man spiraled into chaos and violence after nightfall Wednesday when a demonstration was interrupted by gunfire that gravely wounded a man in the crowd.

St. Johnsville agricultural high school open for business

ST. JOHNSVILLE

St. Johnsville agricultural high school open for business

Fifty-one students, all freshmen, gathered in front of David H. Robinson Elementary in St. Johnsville, where a new agricultural high school is based, and cut a ribbon signifying that the school is open for business.

Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

SCHENECTADY

Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

A Light the Street Ceremony is scheduled for Schenectady Street Saturday evening at 8 p.m., where organizers hope neighborhood residents and others will gather to remember Medina Knowles and make change.

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline protest unites community

SCHENECTADY

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline protest unites community

Community members stood across the street from Schenectady County Community College Wednesday waving signs at passing cars to protest the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota.

State's most dangerous animal is - man's best friend?

State's most dangerous animal is - man's best friend?

You might think you have a higher chance of being killed by a bear or a shark, if you think of dangerous animals. The CDC's here to set you straight.

Officials: Saratoga Springs shelter will be open soon

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Officials: Saratoga Springs shelter will be open soon

Saratoga Springs' new emergency homeless shelter at Soul Saving Station for Every Nation church on Henry Street will be ready to open Nov. 1, officials said Wednesday.

Giant Pumpkinfest in Saratoga Springs Saturday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Giant Pumpkinfest in Saratoga Springs Saturday

A statewide contest featuring pumpkins that weigh as much as a race horse will be coming to Saratoga Springs Saturday.

Rise & shine: Early start urged for fans of balloon fest

Rise & shine: Early start urged for fans of balloon fest

Big birds will be the air this weekend in Queensbury.

Four arrested in Troy prostitution sting

TROY

Four arrested in Troy prostitution sting

The Troy Police are reporting that a prostitution sting held in the Lansingburgh section of the city resulted in the arrests of four people.

GUILDERLAND

Crossgates Mall ramp closed during off-peak hours Thursday

The ramp from Crossgates Mall in Guilderland to the northbound Northway (I-87) will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday for bridge work.

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

The state did not violate New York children’s right to a “sound, basic education” when it slowed and cut funding of state education aid during the recession, an Albany judge ruled this week.

State Ed releases draft English, math standards

ALBANY

State Ed releases draft English, math standards

A draft of new state education standards released today makes changes – both big and small – to over half of the current Common Core math and English standards that have raised so much controversy across the state.

Corinth student charged with threatening school on Facebook

CORINTH

Corinth student charged with threatening school on Facebook

A 16-year-old student at Corinth High School was arrested Tuesday evening after making a post on Facebook that allegedly threatened the school, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

CVS land swap wins Burnt Hills vote

BURNT HILLS

CVS land swap wins Burnt Hills vote

Voters in the Burnt Hills Fire District have approved a land swap that will allow plans for a new CVS pharmacy on Lakehill Road to go forward.

Protests erupt in Charlotte after police kill a black man

Demonstrators clashed with police officers in riot gear late Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, after the police shot and killed a black man while trying to serve a warrant on another person at an apartment complex.

columnists & blogs