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Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

NISKAYUNA

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

Ruby Tuesday at Mohawk Commons in Niskayuna closed on August 15.

Milton couple charged with selling heroin

Milton couple charged with selling heroin

A town of Milton couple were arrested on drug charges Tuesday, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

Calling her perjury “the most reprehensible imaginable,” federal prosecutors are asking the maximum of 15 years in federal prison be imposed on the biological mother of arson survivor Safyre Terry.

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

SCHENECTADY

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

Sterling Major, the city man who admitted to assaulting a toddler a year ago, resulting in the child suffering a broken leg and lacerated liver, received seven years in state prison at his sentencing Tuesday.

Schenectady man accused of scamming OTB

SCHAGHTICOKE

Schenectady man accused of scamming OTB

A Schenectady man is accused of scamming an OTB parlor out of $2,000 using a fake phone call as a ruse to place a bet without actually putting down the money, state police said.

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

COLONIE

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

The Capital Region’s Republican leaders are mourning the untimely death of Bryon McKim, a Saratoga Springs native who was a rising young attorney for the party.

Shaquille O'Neal, Bear Grylls to tackle Adirondacks Monday

Shaquille O'Neal, Bear Grylls to tackle Adirondacks Monday

Shaquille O'Neal will tackle the Adirondacks in an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" on NBC Monday night.

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

GLENVILLE

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

The Schenectady County Airport will receive more than $2 million in funding for runway and equipment upgrades.

Sheriff: Driver of boat in fatal accident had drugs in system

LAKE GEORGE

Sheriff: Driver of boat in fatal accident had drugs in system

The driver of the boat that struck another boat last month on Lake George and killed an 8-year-old girl had three different drugs in his system, Warren County Sheriff Nathan "Bud" York said today.

Share your best National Park photos

Share your best National Park photos

Our National Parks are celebrating their centennial this week, and we want to see and share your photos.

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

GLOVERSVILLE

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

A man was arrested after being seen allegedly selling narcotics Saturday in Gloversville, police said.

At upstate film hub project, some drama but little action

Of all the pronouncements that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has made about creating jobs in upstate New York, perhaps the most fanciful came in the state’s decision to spend $15 million to build a high-tech film studio in Onondaga County.

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

SCHENECTADY

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

The Schenectady Van Curler Music Store has lost a long battle with the internet.

Niskayuna High School teacher to be honored with Presidential Award

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna High School teacher to be honored with Presidential Award

President Obama will honor Niskayuna High School teacher Daniel F. Mattoon with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching on Sept. 8.

Majority of equipment removed from one of Central Park's playgrounds

SCHENECTADY

Majority of equipment removed from one of Central Park's playgrounds

A majority of equipment, except for the swing sets, at one of Schenectady's Central Park’s playgrounds was removed by the city recently.

Albany Med breaks ground on Union Street center

NISKAYUNA

Albany Med breaks ground on Union Street center

Albany Medical Center and local officials broke ground Monday on an $8.5 million care and special services center at 1769 Union St.

AMSTERDAM

Section of Amsterdam to receive state grants, tax credits

A section of Amsterdam is now included in a state program aimed at helping communities revitalize areas through planning, grants and tax credits, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man receives life in prison for sexually assaulting child

A Schenectady man with a lengthy criminal history received a sentence of up to life in state prison Monday for sexually assaulting a child.

After months of planning, Vietnam memorial replica to arrive in Princetown

PRINCETOWN

After months of planning, Vietnam memorial replica to arrive in Princetown

The Wall That Heals, a Vietnam memorial replica, will arrive in Princetown on Tuesday after months of planning and preparation.

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

ALBANY

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

General Electric's government-supervised cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River has been inadequate, state Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said Monday.

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