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Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents

SARATOGA COUNTY

Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents

Clifton Park and Halfmoon residents are being spooked by clowns a bit early this Halloween season. Reports of creepy clowns in the two southern Saratoga County towns are sparking concern among residents.

Feedback provided for Schenectady's Community Needs Assessment

SCHENECTADY

Feedback provided for Schenectady's Community Needs Assessment

About 20 Schenectady residents attended a roundtable event on Wednesday night to provide feedback for the city’s Community Needs Assessment.

Faso leads Teachout by one point according to latest poll

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Faso leads Teachout by one point according to latest poll

Republican John Faso leads Democratic rival Zephyr Teachout by just one point in the 19th Congressional District race, according to a Time Warner Cable News/Siena College poll released Tuesday.

Wink rolls out second generation of smart-home device

Wink rolls out second generation of smart-home device

Wink is rolling out the second generation of its smart-home device, which lets users control a wide range of wireless-enabled devices throughout their home with their smartphones.

Hikers rescued from Vroman's Nose in Fulton

FULTON

Hikers rescued from Vroman's Nose in Fulton

The Schoharie County Sheriff's Office said two hikers were rescued off Vroman's Nose in the Town of Fulton on Tuesday after they called 911 dispatchers stating they were lost.

Grog Shoppe to close after 40 years in business

SCHENECTADY

Grog Shoppe to close after 40 years in business

The Grog Shoppe - the longtime Erie Boulevard restaurant and tavern - will close Friday night after about 40 years in business.

After tense meeting, future of Northway Church uncertain

CLIFTON PARK

After tense meeting, future of Northway Church uncertain

An overflow crowd gathered in the Clifton Park Town Hall Tuesday evening for a tense meeting on the future of The Northway Church in the southern Saratoga County town.

Police: Not first offense for man accused of stabbing himself

SCHENECTADY

Police: Not first offense for man accused of stabbing himself

The man accused of holding his ex-girlfriend at knife point and then stabbing himself Tuesday evening twice earlier this month made unwanted visits to the woman’s apartment, authorities said Wednesday.

Community event emphasizes bike safety

SCHENECTADY

Community event emphasizes bike safety

Dozens of kids and their families spent the afternoon outside the Boys and Girls Club on Craig Street in the Hamilton Hill neighborhood of Schenectady for a bike demonstration community event.

Vacant homes highlighted with 'Breathing Lights'

CAPITAL REGION

Vacant homes highlighted with 'Breathing Lights'

When darkness falls on Friday, a soft amber light will warm more than 50 cold, empty houses in the city of Schenectady.

Rivers Casino & Resort to host hiring event

SCHENECTADY

Rivers Casino & Resort to host hiring event

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will host a hiring fair on Oct. 8 for prospective employees.

GE gets funding for grid improvement effort

NISKAYUNA

GE gets funding for grid improvement effort

General Electric in Niskayuna is one beneficiary of a $1.5 million initiative by the Department of Energy to produce large power transformers that are critical to the nation’s power grid.

Schenectady Loves Italy fundraiser raises $17k

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Loves Italy fundraiser raises $17k

The Schenectady Loves Italy fundraiser on Sept. 1 raised over $17,000 to be donated to the Italian Red Cross for earthquake disaster relief.

Read Glenville's proposed 2017 budget

GLENVILLE

Read Glenville's proposed 2017 budget

Glenville residents will see a slight increase in their tax bill in 2017, while the town continues to reduce its debt, according to the supervisor’s proposed budget.

Pastor, ‘legend’ argue pros, cons of porn at Proctors

SCHENECTADY

Pastor, ‘legend’ argue pros, cons of porn at Proctors

The discussion taking place at Proctors on Tuesday night wasn’t for virgin ears.

Officials and friends remember John C. Egan

ALBANY

Officials and friends remember John C. Egan

Former NYS General Services Commissioner John C. Egan, who played a major role in building the physical landscape of the Capital District during his more than 50 years in public service at various state agencies, died on Friday. He was 86.

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

SCHENECTADY

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

A Tuesday afternoon stabbing on Baker Avenue sent one man to Albany Medical Center for treatment, police said.

Council candidate proposes turning garage into rec center

SCHENECTADY

Council candidate proposes turning garage into rec center

City Council candidate Alex Jurczynski presented a concept on Tuesday afternoon to convert a city-owned abandoned garage into a recreational center.

School renovation project may be slated for Schenectady voters

SCHENECTADY

School renovation project may be slated for Schenectady voters

Schenectady voters may be asked in May to approve a $50 million project for renovation work at some of the city’s 11 elementary schools as the second of four major construction projects at city schools.

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

The Gloversville Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man who is wanted in connection with a series of break-ins to a local business.

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