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‘Cellblock Albany’ awaits more ex-New York State legislators

ALBANY

‘Cellblock Albany’ awaits more ex-New York State legislators

Down the hall came Inmate No. 78764-053, a man diminished by the loss of the $2,500 suit and the $800 shoes he had just been forced to exchange for a jumpsuit, following a guard to his cell.

Bastion of folk music toasts its future

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Bastion of folk music toasts its future

Caffe Lena this weekend hosted Folkathon!, a musical festival featuring dozens of artists that is part of their $1.5 million capital campaign in support of the renovation.

SCCC mentoring program to start with 100 students

SCHENECTADY

SCCC mentoring program to start with 100 students

Steady Moono, who joined SCCC last year as president, plans to introduce a mentorship model he fine-tuned while at his previous school in Pennsylvania, beginning with 100 students.

Florists get busy with Mother's Day on the way

CAPITAL REGION

Florists get busy with Mother's Day on the way

Flowers will be front and center this week as kids of all ages get ready for Mother’s Day, which runs neck-and-neck with Valentine’s Day as the biggest day of the year for giving flowers to loved ones.

Together time makes Mother's Day special for ‘dog moms’

SARATOGA

Together time makes Mother's Day special for ‘dog moms’

Not every mom has a kid. But some treat their pets like children, and many will be getting cards and other gifts from their four-legged kids next Sunday.

Capital Region Muslim community comes to aid of those in need

SCHENECTADY

Capital Region Muslim community comes to aid of those in need

April 30 marked National Muslim Soup Kitchen Day with eight community sites throughout the Capital Region serving free meals to those in need.

ALBANY

Sinopoli retrospective takes works to a higher level

In the past 25 years, choreographer Ellen Sinopoli created more than 75 works. And some of her best were on display Friday night at The Egg where her Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company celebrated its silver anniversary with a stellar, glowing retrospective of some of her best creations.

PALATINE BRIDGE

Palatine Bridge church concert set on historic organ

There will be a concert celebrating Trinity Lutheran Church’s historic organ at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6 at the church, 5426 Route 10 north.

Get your Beyoncé reading list into formation

Get your Beyoncé reading list into formation

Beyoncé is both propelling and profiting from these conversations about black women's place in the world.

For Eurozone economy, it’s back to the future

For Eurozone economy, it’s back to the future

On Friday, the European Union released data showing that the overall economy of the 19 countries that use the euro advanced 0.6 percent over the first three months of the year, compared with the previous quarter.

Federal inquiry into Cuomo project in Buffalo focuses on a former aide

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan and the FBI are looking into whether the former senior aide, Joseph Percoco, and his wife failed to properly disclose thousands of dollars in income they had received from a company or companies doing business with the state, two of the people briefed on the matter said.

New discovery means more US states will face a risk from Zika

During the summer months when U.S. mosquito populations are at their peak, albopictus is more ubiquitous than the Aedes aegypti mosquito that has been the primary vector of the spread of Zika elsewhere in the Americas. Unlike the aegypti mosquito, which is mostly present in southern United States and along the Gulf Coast, the albopictus has a range as far north as New England and the lower Great Lakes.

Fields, Riorden, Treanor lacrosse award finalists

Fields, Riorden, Treanor lacrosse award finalists

For the past two seasons, UAlbany has owned the men’s version of the Tewaaraton Award, given to the top player in college lacrosse.

High schools: BH-BL beats Bethlehem in lacrosse

High schools: BH-BL beats Bethlehem in lacrosse

Carly Grant and Abigail Bittner scored goals 27 seconds apart late in the second half as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake held off Bethlehem 13-11 Friday to remain unbeaten in Suburban Council lacrosse.

Another player of year award for Shen's Huerter

Another player of year award for Shen's Huerter

Kevin Huerter picked up his third statewide Player of the Year honor Friday when the New York State Sportswriters Association announced its all-state teams for Class AA and Class A boys’ basketball.

Mets, Cespedes explode in a record-setting inning

NEW YORK

Mets, Cespedes explode in a record-setting inning

When Yoenis Cespedes stepped to the plate for his first at-bat of the third inning in Friday’s 13-1 win over the Giants, the Mets only held a 1-0 lead.

Ortiz homer propels Sox past Yanks

BOSTON

Ortiz homer propels Sox past Yanks

David Ortiz’s farewell tour included another trip around the bases against the Yankees.

At last, Shen's Anderson makes climb to mound

CLIFTON PARK

At last, Shen's Anderson makes climb to mound

For most of the fourth inning, Ian Anderson sat on a bench behind the pitching mounds in the Shenendehowa bullpen. At inning’s end, the 6-foot-3, 180-pound Anderson headed into his team’s dugout and then back to the pen to get loose.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police: Driver intentionally hit pedestrian after fight


A Guilderland man used his car to intentionally strike a pedestrian after a bar fight last weekend, using his car as a weapon, authorities said.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga man faces felony drug charges


A city man was arrested Tuesday on felony drug sale charges, city police said.

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