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Union College concerned about Schenectady casino
SCHENECTADY

Union College concerned about Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Union College is again reiterating its concerns about the proximity of a casino to its campus in Schenectady, which was just recommended today for a casino by state regulators.
 
State: We won’t frack here
ALBANY

State: We won’t frack here

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits.
 
State bets on Schenectady casino proposal
ALBANY

State bets on Schenectady casino proposal

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A rubble-strewn brownfield off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady was chosen as the site for a Capital Region casino Wednesday, prompting loud applause at the announcement in Albany and tears in an office in Rotterdam.
 
ALBANY

Feds ask to seize money from alleged Saratoga grow house

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Federal authorities are trying to confiscate nearly $28,000 found during a July raid on an alleged Saratoga Springs marijuana growing operation.
 
Half Moon to set sail for Europe
ALBANY

Half Moon to set sail for Europe

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Half Moon, the replica 17th century Dutch sailing ship that has educated a generation of Capital Region students, is going back to a home it has never seen: the Netherlands.
 
Schenectady store owner admits food stamp fraud
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady store owner admits food stamp fraud

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The owner of a small Schenectady store on Wednesday admitted his role in a massive fraud that resulted in an estimated half-million dollars’ worth of food stamps being misused.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Dunkin' Donuts held up

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Amsterdam police are calling on the public to help them track down a man they say robbed a local Dunkin’ Donuts earlier this evening.
 
Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release
NEW YORK

Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the "The Interview."
 
CDTA again facing multimillion-dollar budget deficit
CAPITAL REGION

CDTA again facing multimillion-dollar budget deficit

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Capital District Transportation Authority is again facing a multimillion-dollar gap between costs and revenues as it prepares its 2015-16 operating budget.
 
53 years on, time right for US and Cuba

53 years on, time right for US and Cuba

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
After 53 years of hostility between the United States and Cuba, the timing to make amends was perfect for both governments.
 
14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak
BOSTON

14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
In the biggest criminal case ever brought in the U.S. over contaminated medicine, 14 former owners or employees of a Massachusetts pharmacy were charged Wednesday in connection with a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people.
 
GLENVILLE

Glenville seeks infrastructure to support Schenectady casino

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The effects of a casino in Schenectady will be felt by neighboring Glenville
 
ALBANY

NY Medicaid proposal for covering transgender treatment

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
New York officials have proposed authorizing coverage for transgender treatment under the state's Medicaid program for low-income New Yorkers.
 
SYRACUSE

12-year-old boy in custody after Syracuse school stabbing

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a 12-year-old girl inside a Syracuse public school.
 
ALBANY

NY Power Authority to continue low-cost power

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved another round of low-cost power allocations.
 
 

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