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Shelters provide refuge from 'life-threatening' cold
CAPITAL REGION

Shelters provide refuge from 'life-threatening' cold

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
Cameron Ferguson was lying on a cot in a quiet corner of the Code Blue Saratoga emergency shelter on this afternoon, passing the time on his phone and with a book, as the thermometers on bank buildings outside approached zero.
 
Cops: Drunk driver causes 2 crashes in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Cops: Drunk driver causes 2 crashes in Schenectady

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
A drunk woman who got into two car accidents, injuring herself and one other person, in Schenectady Saturday morning may face DUI charges, police said.
 
Schenectady casino kicks off hiring
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady casino kicks off hiring

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
The future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady has posted some available jobs online, kicking off the search for more than a thousand employees.
 
Cold closes skating at Empire State Plaza
ALBANY

Cold closes skating at Empire State Plaza

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

It's even too cold to ice skate on Empire State Plaza, according to New York State.
 
Palatine Valley Dairy changing hands
NELLISTON

Palatine Valley Dairy changing hands

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
The family-owned Palatine Valley Dairy Cheese Factory and Store in Nelliston has been sold. “There is a new owner,” Earl Spencer wrote in a January letter to his customers, “but hopefully you will not notice a difference in the products or the service.”
 
People step up to assist Latham boy who lost family
COLONIE

People step up to assist Latham boy who lost family

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
As police continue to investigate the murder-suicide involving a Colonie police officer, fundraising is underway for the family’s surviving son.
 
Small group sends big message at Saint Rose
ALBANY

Small group sends big message at Saint Rose

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

A “small but mighty” group of College at Saint Rose adjunct professors, full-time faculty and students on Friday delivered the results of Wednesday’s vote of “no confidence” to the college’s board of trustees.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Flu reported as prevalent throughout the state

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

State health officials announced on Thursday that influenza has reached prevalent status in the state, but the flu doesn’t appear to be a big problem locally.
 
BALLSTON

Audit faults Ballston Area Recreation Commission

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

The Ballston Area Recreation Commission is making changes after a state comptroller’s audit found the organization has inadequately overseen its finances.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County undersheriff to retire

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Saratoga County Undersheriff Kevin P. Mullahey will be retiring after 38 years in local law enforcement, the department announced on Friday.
 
Police say 3 Schoharie County men were in mobile meth lab
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Police say 3 Schoharie County men were in mobile meth lab

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
Three Schoharie County men are under arrest after police say they were found with a mobile methamphetamine lab in Schoharie on Sunday.
 
Area shelters fill up as tempertures drop
CAPITAL REGION

Area shelters fill up as tempertures drop

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
Area shelters are filling up this evening as law enforcement and others step up their efforts to protect the homeless in the face of dangerously cold weather.
 
Car crashes into motel in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM

Car crashes into motel in Amsterdam

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
A car crashed into a room at the Valley View Motor Inn on Route 5S in Amsterdam just before 4 p.m., according to police.
 
Dollar General drops plans for giant distribution center in Wilton
WILTON

Dollar General drops plans for giant distribution center in Wilton

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
Plans for Dollar General to build a giant regional distribution center at Northway Exit 16 have fallen through, for reasons that are unclear.
 
 

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