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Rent starts at around $1K for Mohawk Harbor apartments

Rent starts at around $1K for Mohawk Harbor apartments

The Galesi Group launched a new website with additional information about the future apartments at Mohawk Harbor.

More Baby Boomers going back to school to learn new skills

More Baby Boomers going back to school to learn new skills

If you are a Baby Boomer and you are thinking of going to college, you won’t be alone on campus.

Basic Foods owner offers healthful choices

Basic Foods owner offers healthful choices

On Saratoga Road in Glenville, sun splashes through the front window of Eileen Curwen’s shop and nurtures pots of lavender, aloe and eucalyptus lined up on the windowsill.

Teen girl missing from Menands

MENANDS

Teen girl missing from Menands

A 14-year-old girl is missing from the Schuyler Inn in Menands, village police said.

6 die in Syracuse fire

An overnight house fire in North Syracuse has killed six people, syracuse.com is reporting.

Trump-Clinton contest could put New York in play

Trump-Clinton contest could put New York in play

No Republican has won New York since Ronald Reagan in 1980 and 1984. Still, local observers don't completely rule out the possibility that Trump -- and his trademark unpredictability -- could force Clinton to spend precious resources defending the state.

Water bottler aims to restrict use of 'Saratoga' name

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Water bottler aims to restrict use of 'Saratoga' name

Saratoga Spring Water Co. is asking federal regulators to block a local juice bottler and restaurant from using “Saratoga” in its name, on the grounds that their products are similar and customers could mistakenly think the two companies are associated.

‘I’m a lot proud’: Ground broken for Allen Apartments

SCHENECTADY

‘I’m a lot proud’: Ground broken for Allen Apartments

Ground was broken Thursday on affordable housing in Hamilton Hill named after late city Councilman Joseph Allen, whose grandson, Ray, described the project as great.

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County supervisors back returning NYRA to private control

Saratoga County will urge the state Legislature to approve a new law restoring the New York Racing Association to private control before it adjourns in June.

EPA begins Hudson River dredging review

SARATOGA SPRINGS

EPA begins Hudson River dredging review

If people eat fish caught from the Hudson River, do they have less chance of developing cancer than they did a decade ago?

Schenectady school district to test water sources

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school district to test water sources

The Schenectady City School District hopes to test for lead contamination at every water source in all of its schools this summer, Superintendent Larry Spring said this week.

CAROGA LAKE

Faulty wastewater system closes 51 sites at Caroga Lake Campground

The Department of Environmental Conservation has closed a third of the 161 campsites at Caroga Lake Campground because of a faulty wastewater system.

MOREAU

Greenfield Center man sentenced to prison for DWI accident

A Greenfield Center man who was driving drunk when his pickup truck collided with the vehicle of a father teaching his daughter to drive was sentenced to 11⁄3 to 4 years in prison during an appearance in Saratoga County Court on Thursday.

GUILDERLAND

Latham woman killed when van strikes bus

A passenger in a van died Thursday after the van’s driver apparently suffered a medical emergency and slammed into a CDTA bus, police said.

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.

COHOES

Cohoes Little League volunteer faces child porn charge

A Cohoes Little League volunteer has been charged with possessing child pornography, authorities said Thursday.

Fire in Schenectady's Sheridan Apartments

Fire in Schenectady's Sheridan Apartments

A fire broke out in an apartment at the Sheridan Apartments on Gerling Street in Schenectady this afternoon.

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam schools name new superintendent

A high school principal and former Spanish teacher from Rochester schools, Vicky Ramos, was appointed the next superintendent of Amsterdam Central School District.

Saratoga County sheriff promotes new chief deputy

BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County sheriff promotes new chief deputy

Saratoga County sheriff’s Lt. Glenn D. Sheehy was appointed chief deputy of the Sheriff’s Department on Thursday, completing a leadership transition following the abrupt departure of former undersheriff Kevin Mullahey in February.

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.

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