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Courtyard by Marriott at Mohawk Harbor hopes to be part of community

SCHENECTADY

Courtyard by Marriott at Mohawk Harbor hopes to be part of community

The Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Mohawk Harbor is already accepting reservations and planning a mid-October opening.

As college students head to campuses, freshman classes break records

As college students head to campuses, freshman classes break records

Colleges in the region saw increased interest from across the country and globe this year, setting records for the number of applicants. Large applicant pools have translated into more selective acceptance rates and largest-in-history freshman classes.

Track standout, family lose everything in blaze

AMSTERDAM

Track standout, family lose everything in blaze

A fire on Tuesday destroyed the home of Amsterdam track star Izaiah Brown, just days before he was to begin his sophomore year at Rutgers University.

Track restaurant inspections - there's what in the wine bar?!

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Track restaurant inspections - there's what in the wine bar?!

The health inspections are finally done at the Track eateries just in time for closing day - find out the where your favorite place lands on a scale of 1 to You Need to Clean Your Restaurant and the eyebrow-raising violation the state considers no big deal.

Town's case against zip line business coming to a close

GLENVILLE

Town's case against zip line business coming to a close

The Town of Glenville’s case against Mountain Ridge Adventure will come to a close in the next few weeks now that testimony has concluded.

Plant sale planned to benefit Central Park greenhouse

SCHENECTADY

Plant sale planned to benefit Central Park greenhouse

The Friends of the Central Park Greenhouse will have its annual plant sale on Sept. 17 to help raise money for improvements.

SCHENECTADY

Conversation on Community Development planned for Schenectady

A discussion will be held next month in Schenectady to pinpoint the needs of the city in an effort to better allocate federal funding.

Vermont jam band Twiddle to play New Year's Eve show at the Palace

ALBANY

Vermont jam band Twiddle to play New Year's Eve show at the Palace

Twiddle, a Vermont-based jam band, will be ringing in the New Year at the Palace theater in Albany.

Albany bridge construction almost complete

A large portion of the project to reconstruct a part of Interstate 787 in Albany has been completed, the state announced today.

Bear cub injured in Fulton County

FULTON COUNTY

Bear cub injured in Fulton County

A cub hit by a car Monday on Route 30 was the latest victim of a string of bear-car collisions in Fulton County this month.

Crash closes Thruway in Schenectady County

SCHENECTADY

Crash closes Thruway in Schenectady County

An accident involving a tractor trailer closed all lanes in both directions on I-90 in Rotterdam, CBS6 is reporting.

Schenectady teachers 'guardians of equity' at orientation

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teachers 'guardians of equity' at orientation

Dozens of new Schenectady teachers started a crash course on the district’s student population, challenges and expectations at the opening ceremony Monday of their three-day orientation.

'Schenectady Loves Italy': a fundraiser with pasta-bilities

SCHENECTADY

'Schenectady Loves Italy': a fundraiser with pasta-bilities

Several of Schenectady's Italian families who have been satisfying our taste buds for years are joining together to raise money for victims of the earthquake last week in Amatrice, Italy.

Stefanik gets endorsements from Paul Ryan, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Stefanik gets endorsements from Paul Ryan, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Republican Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro), running for re-election to the 21st Congressional District of New York in the fall, got a hearty endorsement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Monday as well as a visit from U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

Interviews begin for dealers at Rivers Casino and Resort

SCHENECTADY

Interviews begin for dealers at Rivers Casino and Resort

Casino operator Rush Street Gaming is starting the interview process for dealer positions at the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady.

Man accused of lighting stepfather on fire pleads not guilty

SCHENECTADY

Man accused of lighting stepfather on fire pleads not guilty

A Schenectady man accused of lighting his stepfather on fire is due back in court on Friday after he pleaded not guilty Monday to two misdemeanor charges from the incident.

DEC reopens Lake George beaches

LAKE GEORGE

DEC reopens Lake George beaches

The DEC has reopened Million Dollar and Dog beaches after test results showed the water is safe for swimming.

Schoharie County residents reflect on recovery efforts since Irene

MIDDLEBURGH

Schoharie County residents reflect on recovery efforts since Irene

Schoharie County residents and community leaders gathered in Middleburgh on Sunday in a spot that was underwater at the same time five years ago.

Save Our Streets provides backpacks, basketball and community wellness

SCHENECTADY

Save Our Streets provides backpacks, basketball and community wellness

Save Our Streets organized the inaugural "Back to School Community Days" event in Central Park this weekend, providing basketball, backpacks, food, community wellness and more.

The story of the 'best little baby' and the state trooper who rescued him

The story of the 'best little baby' and the state trooper who rescued him

When Trooper Derek Graham stopped an intoxicated driver with a baby in the backseat, he did what came naturally to him - the baby needed a bath, he's a father, so he brought him to the barracks and cleaned him up while waiting for Child Protective Services. He credits "dad instinct."

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