CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Tax foreclosure may spell end for iconic Schenectady hot dog stand
SCHENECTADY

Tax foreclosure may spell end for iconic Schenectady hot dog stand

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
An iconic business in Schenectady may be shut down next month for failing to pay property taxes.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore College cancels havoc-infused annual event

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Call it Moribund instead: Skidmore College administrators have canceled the raucous Moorebid Ball this fall and perhaps forever.
 
MALTA

Proposed 2015 Malta budget has no changes in taxes

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
A $9.6 million Malta town budget proposed for 2015 includes no changes in taxes, and marks the 31st consecutive year with no general fund property tax and 14th consecutive year with no highway tax.
 
SCHENECTADY

Trial opens in Schenectady in alleged sexual abuse of girl

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
A child rape trial this week will include a sexually explicit text message, testimony from the child rape victim and recorded admissions from the suspect, a prosecutor told a Schenectady County Court jury in his opening statements Tuesday.
 
FONDA

App will help Montgomery County get word out in emergency

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Montgomery County officials on Tuesday unveiled a new mobile app that will alert residents when an emergency situation arises and provide evacuation instructions.
 
SCHENECTADY

Price Chopper recalls cold pulled pork

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
If you bought pulled pork from Price Chopper in recent weeks and are allergic to wheat, milk and/or soy — and still haven't eaten it — check the label.
 
Secret Service chief on hot seat for WH breach
WASHINGTON

Secret Service chief on hot seat for WH breach

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring of security before finally being tackled deep inside the White House.
 
Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Federal health officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.
 
WASHINGTON

Education Dept awards $75M in innovation grants

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.
 
School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap
WASHINGTON

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways.
 
California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
SACRAMENTO

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems.
 

Steamship wreck from 1926 found in Lake Ontario

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
The wreck of a 253-foot British-built steamship that sank off Lake Ontario's western New York shore after colliding with another vessel nearly 90 years ago has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.
 
Divorce law out of synch with same-sex marriage
NEW YORK

Divorce law out of synch with same-sex marriage

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married, but uncoupling has proven far more difficult.
 
LAKE GEORGE

Boating study planned for Lake George

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
A new study is being planned on boating and recreation on Lake George.
 

10 things to know for Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
 
 

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