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Home game for Whitley

TROY

Home game for Whitley

Something unusual happened Saturday night during the Tri-City ValleyCats game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy. When the opposing team’s center fielder stepped into the box in the top of the first inning with no men on and two outs, the crowd actually cheered.

Area GOP leaders feel Trump won't hurt other candidates

CAPITAL REGION

Area GOP leaders feel Trump won't hurt other candidates

Regardless of numbers in a Siena Research Institute showing Democrat Hillary Clinton with a 30-point lead among New York voters over Republican Donald Trump, prominent GOP leaders in the area are sticking with their party’s nominee and don’t seem overly concerned about how the poor polling numbers will effect down-ballot candidates come November.

Albany Medical College students take pulse of community

ALBANY

Albany Medical College students take pulse of community

Dozens of first-year students at Albany Medical College participated today in the 15th annual Carnival on the Hill, a gathering of neighbors, friends and family in Albany’s West Hill neighborhood.

Niskayuna school board looks to tighten athletic code of conduct

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school board looks to tighten athletic code of conduct

Niskayuna school officials plan to report the number of athletic code of conduct violations, allegations, investigations and consequences doled out, under a revised code that still needs final school board approval.

NISKAYUNA

‘Upskirting,’ ‘voyeurism’ to be added to list of student offenses at Niskayuna

In response to the arrest of a pair of students who allegedly took surreptitious pictures of female students, the Niskayuna school board is planning to cite “upskirting” for prohibition in its student code of conduct.

Festival Farmers Market celebrating 20 years today

COBLESKILL

Festival Farmers Market celebrating 20 years today

The Festival Farmers Market in Cobleskill will celebrate its 20th anniversary today with a special appearance by Chef Michael Lapi of the Chef’s Consortium.

Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

CAROGA LAKE

Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

Chardel Houck said the storm that struck her family’s RV park on Pine Lake last Saturday evening was over in less than a minute.

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

DUANESBURG

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

Two lawsuits have now been filed related to the crash last year that killed three members of the same family and sent the impaired driver who caused it to prison.

CAPITOL

State makes paying for funerals easier for victims’ families

The state has closed a loophole in state victims compensation for burial costs, making it easier for all funeral homes to receive funds directly, the governor’s office announced Friday.

Lake George beach reopens after high bacteria count

LAKE GEORGE

Lake George beach reopens after high bacteria count

Million Dollar Beach, the most popular beach on Lake George, was closed Friday due to bacteria contamination, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said.

Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

A betting clerk at Saratoga Race Course sank himself deep into debt by betting from his own till last Sunday, Saratoga Springs police said.

WILTON

Wilton fire closed part of Route 9 overnight

Route 9 in Wilton has reopened after a fire shut the road down overnight, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Donald “The Soul Man” Hyman knows the “Stomp,” knows The Dovells and knows dozens of other dances from the 1960s.

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

Testimony in the case of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville could conclude next week, after day two of the trial featured just one witness taking the stand.

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

GLENS FALLS

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

Glens Falls has come out on top in the competition among a dozen Capital Region downtowns for $10 million in state revitalization funds.

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

The Evergreen Olive Oil Co., which opened Aug. 13 in Niskayuna, is bringing better taste to the community with a few unique products.

Duanesburg district may hold winter vote on veterans tax break

DUANESBURG

Duanesburg district may hold winter vote on veterans tax break

Duanesburg school district voters will likely have a chance this winter to decide if they are willing to pay more in taxes so that veterans can pay less.

Saratoga Springs installing homeless donation boxes

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs installing homeless donation boxes

For those who want to help the city’s homeless, Saratoga Springs officials believe they’ve created a better option than simply handing coins or cash to someone on the sidewalk.

6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

SCHENECTADY

6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

Six parks in the city are getting new playground equipment by October, and plans are underway to enhance Central Park.

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

Fulton County officials are ready for an economic revival, and they are introducing a plan to help the county achieve it.

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