The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions
Schenectady retail project gets $60K from Metroplex

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady retail project gets $60K from Metroplex

A developer is moving forward with plans for apartments and retail space on lower Union Street with help from the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority.

Bedlam erupts in House sit-in by Democrats

WASHINGTON

Bedlam erupts in House sit-in by Democrats

A Democratic protest demanding votes on gun-control legislation led to pandemonium in the House chamber that did not end until early Thursday.

CAPITOL

May jobless rate in region hits a 9-year low

Unemployment in the Capital Region reached a nine-year low in May, the state Department of Labor reported, and the lowest jobless rate in the state was in nearby Columbia County.

Hotel room tax for Clifton Park gets Legislature’s OK

CLIFTON PARK

Hotel room tax for Clifton Park gets Legislature’s OK

State legislation that would allow the town to collect a 1.5 percent room occupancy tax from hotels in the commercial area around Northway Exit 9 has been approved by the state Legislature.

BH-BL, Ballston Spa kick off flurry of graduations

CAPITAL REGION

BH-BL, Ballston Spa kick off flurry of graduations

There comes a moment when it all starts anew.

Siena College students print a new hand for Stillwater girl

LOUDONVILLE

Siena College students print a new hand for Stillwater girl


A Stilllwater girl spent her final day in third grade Wednesday looking forward to getting the ability to pick up a piece of fruit or doing anything else with her right hand.

Stephen Israel, Niskayuna educator and aviator, dies

NISKAYUNA

Stephen Israel, Niskayuna educator and aviator, dies

On the ground, Stephen S. Israel was king of Birchwood and Rosendale elementary schools in Niskayuna.

Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil mobile command trailer

FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil mobile command trailer

Officials from Fulton and Montgomery counties unveiled a new mobile command trailer on Wednesday, marking the completion of a joint effort between the two county governments dating back to 2013.

Rotterdam residents see rash of car vandalism

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam residents see rash of car vandalism

The Police Department is investigating a rash of slashed tires and vandalized vehicles.

Four officers qualify for Schenectady police chief

SCHENECTADY

Four officers qualify for Schenectady police chief

Four Schenectady police lieutenants are in the running for the city’s next police chief.

Schenectady's former DSS building to become apartments

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady's former DSS building to become apartments

David Buicko is moving forward with the original plans for the old Department of Social Services building on Nott Street.

Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

Opera Saratoga’s 55th season starts tomorrow with a season that includes what is considered the greatest opera ever written, the American premiere of an opera-ballet, and an American opera barely six years old.

Feds charge 301 in nation's largest health care fraud takedown

Feds charge 301 in nation's largest health care fraud takedown

The Justice Department announced Wednesday it had charged a record 301 people with schemes that defrauded government health programs by submitting $900 million in fraudulent health claims.

House Democrats stage sit-in to push for action on gun control

WASHINGTON

House Democrats stage sit-in to push for action on gun control

Dozens of House Democrats on Wednesday staged a sit-in in the House chamber to demand that the Republican majority hold a vote on a gun-control measure before a weeklong recess for Independence Day.

ALBANY

Former Albany VA nurse sentenced for stealing painkillers

A former hospice nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center received nearly seven years in prison this morning for diverting powerful pain medication from patients to himself and replacing it with a different drug.

N.Y. kills right-to-repair bill that could make it easier to fix your phone

N.Y. kills right-to-repair bill that could make it easier to fix your phone

A bill that could make it easier to fix broken phones, computers and tablets was killed in the New York state legislature on Saturday when the session officially ended.

Latte lawsuit against Starbucks survives first judicial sip

Latte lawsuit against Starbucks survives first judicial sip

A California federal judge's refusal last week to dismiss a lawsuit against coffee giant Starbucks could be the first step toward justice for aggrieved latte drinkers everywhere.

Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

John Mayer’s unexpected attacks through the night were fun and exciting set against the mostly feint, bendable layers of the older members.

Woman struck by car in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Woman struck by car in Schenectady

A woman was struck by a car in Schenectady overnight and sent to the hospital.

MALTA

Ex-Nissan auto dealership to pay $120K in restitution

A former Nissan auto dealership has agreed to pay more than $100,000 in restitution for defrauding customers between 2010 and 2013, state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said Tuesday.

columnists & blogs