The 68th Annual Albany Tulip Fest came on the tail end of a rainy week in the Capital Region, but on Saturday overcast skies never made good on their threat as sizeable crowds moved among the tulip beds or lounged on the grass in Washington Park.
The state attorney general is reviewing possible bid rigging of a dormitory project as part of a look at contracting issues regarding SUNY Polytechnic Institute, a person familiar with the investigation said Wednesday.
College of Saint Rose officials did not present compelling evidence or sufficiently involve faculty input prior to their December decision to lay off nearly two dozen tenured faculty and eliminate over 25 academic programs, according to a report released Wednesday.
Justus Booze of Schenectady was engaged to be married. He helped watch over his fiancée’s three children. He also had a regular job waiting for him as a driver so he could help his new family, those who knew him recalled Thursday.
Three women who said they were victims of a racially motivated attack on a CDTA bus in January — allegations police later said were false — pleaded innocent Wednesday morning to all charges against them in Albany County Court.
The late Mary Stella Greco spent her life helping others around the world through missionary work and monetary donations. The kids at Albany's Pine Hills Elementary are continuing that legacy by raising money for wells in Tanzania.
Capital Region employers looking to hire everyone from bank tellers to computer programmers and soldiers to car salespeople set up tables and greeted potential employees at a Daily Gazette job fair Wednesday in Latham.