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Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

COLONIE

Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

Even seasoned travelers leave loose change behind at TSA security checkpoints - you'd be surprised to know how much is left behind in a year at some of the larger airports.

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

ALBANY

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

General Electric's government-supervised cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River has been inadequate, state Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said Monday.

Criminal justice reforms stall in a liberal capital: New York

NEW YORK

Criminal justice reforms stall in a liberal capital: New York

As a growing list of police departments are being rebuked for unconstitutional practices, some leaders in Albany and at City Hall in New York City have embraced the mantle of progressive criminal justice reform. But they have stopped short of enshrining broad change in law.

ALBANY

Albany police investigating Ontario Street shooting

Albany police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Ontario Street.

Albany Medical College students take pulse of community

ALBANY

Albany Medical College students take pulse of community

Dozens of first-year students at Albany Medical College participated today in the 15th annual Carnival on the Hill, a gathering of neighbors, friends and family in Albany’s West Hill neighborhood.

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

A former pastor from Delmar received his sentenced this week in a case where police accused him of secretly recording a woman in a Colonie Salvation Army Changing room, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office said.

Bus catches fire on Thruway in Albany

ALBANY

Bus catches fire on Thruway in Albany

No injuries were reported Wednesday afternoon when a bus caught fire in lanes leading to state Thruway Exit Exchange 24 in Albany.

Albany Airport gets $3M for boarding bridges

COLONIE

Albany Airport gets $3M for boarding bridges

The Albany International Airport has received $3 million in federal funding to replace three aging passenger boarding bridges at its main terminal.

Albany pools to open for heat wave


Myers Middle School Pool will open so residents have a place to cool off during the anticipated three-day heat wave, the Albany Department of Recreation said.

UAlbany weather camp teaches students about world around them

ALBANY

UAlbany weather camp teaches students about world around them

For campers at the University at Albany’s weather and climate camp, a little rain is much more than just a nuisance. It’s another lesson.

ALBANY

Schenectady heroin conspirator gets 16 years in prison


A Schenectady man who sold heroin while on supervised release for another heroin charge was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in federal prison.

Mechanicville man sentenced for vehicular assault

ALBANY

Mechanicville man sentenced for vehicular assault

A Mechanicville man received up to three years in state prison Wednesday drunk driving vehicular assault case, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.

ALBANY

Headline acts announced for Larkfest 2016

The Relationship will be one of five headliner bands at LarkFest 2016 in Albany.

Guilderland officials: Turn off sprinklers immediately

GUILDERLAND

Guilderland officials: Turn off sprinklers immediately

Town banning lawn sprinklers until further notice.

ALBANY

Albany lifts boil water order

Albany has lifted the boil water notice for the area impacted by the water and sewer break on South Lake Avenue, the water department said in a press release.

Theater camps: Park Playhouse gives kids a professional experience

ALBANY

Theater camps: Park Playhouse gives kids a professional experience

Owen Smith doesn’t expect to discover the next Brando or Sutton Foster. He’s just looking for some young people with acting chops, and he thinks he’s found them.

ALBANY

Albany issues boil water order

A boil water notice has been issued for the area of Madison Avenue from South Lake Avenue to Quail Street, Hudson Avenue from South Lake Avenue to Quail Street, and South Lake Avenue from Madison Avenue to Hudson, the Albany Water Department said.

COLONIE

Colonie man sentenced to probation, must register as sex offender

A Colonie man received probation and will have to register as a sex offender in a sexual abuse case that began with a girl reporting the abuse five years later, authorities said.

Latham apartment/office complex would feature passive solar design

LATHAM

Latham apartment/office complex would feature passive solar design

Sunrise Management and Consulting will present plans for new passive solar energy apartments and a corporate headquarters on Troy-Schenectady Road at the Colonie Planning Board meeting Aug. 8

COLONIE

Watervliet man killed in motorcycle crash

A Watervliet man died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car.

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