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Little sun, but no rain at Albany's Tulip Fest

ALBANY

Little sun, but no rain at Albany's Tulip Fest

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.

Schenectady man arrested for Empire State Plaza assault

ALBANY

Schenectady man arrested for Empire State Plaza assault

A Schenectady man faces charges after allegedly striking his girlfriend in the face after confronting her in the restaurant where she works at Empire State Plaza, New York State Police said.

Alive at Five moving — but where exactly?

ALBANY

Alive at Five moving — but where exactly?


Albany’s popular Alive at Five concert series will move this summer.

Fiancée: Justus ‘was my backbone’

SCHENECTADY & GUILDERLAND

Fiancée: Justus ‘was my backbone’

Kristen Hickey first knew something was wrong via a Facebook message. Her fiance’s friend and co-worker-for-the-day at a tree-trimming job in Guilderland contacted her. She needed to call.

ALBANY

AMRI to buy Italian company


Albany-based pharmaceutical company AMRI on Thursday announced it will acquire an Italian pharmaceutical manufacturer in a deal valued at roughly $358 million.

State AG probes dorm contract at SUNY Poly

ALBANY

State AG probes dorm contract at SUNY Poly

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.

ALBANY

Report knocks Saint Rose over staff, program cuts

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.

First day with tree service turns deadly in Guilderland

GUILDERLAND

First day with tree service turns deadly in Guilderland

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.

Les Paul exhibit at College of Saint Rose

ALBANY

Les Paul exhibit at College of Saint Rose


An interactive exhibit featuring the work of rock legend Les Paul is at The College of Saint Rose today and tomorrow.

Trio accused of assault on bus at UAlbany plead innocent

Trio accused of assault on bus at UAlbany plead innocent

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.

Trio indicted in bus incident at SUNY Albany

ALBANY

Trio indicted in bus incident at SUNY Albany


Allegations of a racially motivated attack on a CDTA bus in January that police later said were false have resulted in the indictment of the three women who initially said they had been assaulted.

GUILDERLAND

Colonie man accused of DWI with daughter in car


A Colonie man faces a felony charge after Guilderland police said he got drunk, drove with a child in his vehicle and was involved in a crash.

Capital Region Muslim community comes to aid of those in need

SCHENECTADY

Capital Region Muslim community comes to aid of those in need

April 30 marked National Muslim Soup Kitchen Day with eight community sites throughout the Capital Region serving free meals to those in need.

UAlbany gets $10M grant for health disparities research

ALBANY

UAlbany gets $10M grant for health disparities research

The University at Albany aims to diversify its graduate faculty and student population and focus increased attention on health disparities research with the help of a $10 million federal grant.

Regents introduce research workgroup

A new workgroup has been tasked with studying the research behind testing, teacher evaluations and more.

Albany students raise funds for well in honor of slain Schenectady nun

ALBANY

Albany students raise funds for well in honor of slain Schenectady nun

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.

LATHAM & BERNE

Troopers kill man allegedly brandishing knives in Berne

Two state Troopers shot and killed a Berne man who "aggressively approached" them while carrying a knife in each hand, state police said.

Schenectady man arrested for online chats with teen

GUILDERLAND

Schenectady man arrested for online chats with teen

A Schenectady man was arrested by Guilderland police Friday on charges that he engaged in sexually oriented online chats with a 15-year-old Guilderland girl.

Job fair held in Latham

LATHAM

Job fair held in Latham


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.

ALBANY

Brad Mehldau Trio gives electrifying show at Egg

Beats mattered as much as notes on Saturday at The Egg as jazz pianist/composer Brad Mehldau crafted/ignited 90-plus minutes of dense, questing or serenely lyrical trio improvisations.

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