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SCHENECTADY

Police: Schenectady man hit father in head with beer can

A Schenectady man used a can to hit his 82-year-old father in the head earlier this month, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teen accused of throwing bottle, causing damage

A Schenectady teen faces charges, accused of throwing a glass bottle last month, damaging a truck and injuring a motorcyclist hit by broken glass, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Authorities: Cohoes woman set clothes on fire, damaged car

A Cohoes woman broke into a Schenectady apartment and set fire to articles of clothing and damaged a car with fire earlier this month, authorities said.

JOHNSTOWN

Wells woman arrested following altercation

The Fulton County Sheriff's Office arrested a Wells woman Thursday following an altercation.

CRTC annual fundraiser in Scotia cancelled

CLIFTON PARK

CRTC annual fundraiser in Scotia cancelled

The Capital Region Theological Center’s annual fundraiser, scheduled for Oct. 3 at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, has been cancelled.

Park Commission looks to standardize boat training

LAKE GEORGE

Park Commission looks to standardize boat training

The Lake George Park Commission is developing a short video and a manual that will bring consistency to the training done for boat renters at the 20 private marinas spread around the lake.

Best-selling author talks 'others' at SCCC

SCHENECTADY

Best-selling author talks 'others' at SCCC

Wes Moore has a long list of accolades that follows his name as a speaker. But none of them equate to success, Moore told a crowd of students, faculty and community members at Schenectady County Community College on Thursday.

Amsterdam police get funding to renovate gun range

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam police get funding to renovate gun range

The shooting range in the basement of the Amsterdam police headquarters is full of lead, and not just from all the spent rounds fired into paper targets over the years.

2017 proposed budget will be available to Schenectady residents

SCHENECTADY

2017 proposed budget will be available to Schenectady residents

Schenectady residents will have a chance Oct. 11 to chime in on the city’s proposed 2017 budget after the spending plan is officially approved at the council’s Monday meeting.

BALLSTON SPA

Niskayuna man indicted on burglary charge

A Niskayuna man was indicted by a Saratoga County grand jury Thursday on charges in connection with a July break-in at a Clifton Park house.

Cuomo confederates took bribes to steer state grants, U.S. says

ALBANY

Cuomo confederates took bribes to steer state grants, U.S. says

Federal corruption charges were expected to be announced on Thursday against two former close aides to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and roughly half a dozen other people.

From sweat to sweaters: Fall arrives today

CAPITAL REGION

From sweat to sweaters: Fall arrives today

The sweltering summer succumbed to fall today when the autumnal equinox hit its mark at 10:21 a.m.

Police: Students detained for having fake gun at high school

SCHENECTADY

Police: Students detained for having fake gun at high school

Police detained two male youths at Schenectady High School after responding to a report of a person with a weapon on school grounds at 2:45 p.m.

Capital Region politicians react to Albany corruption case

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region politicians react to Albany corruption case

Federal and state charges against two former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and SUNY Polytech head Alain Kaloyeros brought quick condemnation from local leaders across the political spectrum.

Glenville town supervisor provides initial look at budget

GLENVILLE

Glenville town supervisor provides initial look at budget

Glenville Town Supervisor Chris Koetzle provided an initial look at the town’s 2017 budget during Wednesday night’s board meeting.

MAYFIELD

Officials: Mayfield woman hit 12-year-old

A woman from the town of Mayfield was arrested Wednesday following a domestic disturbance.

SCHENECTADY

Registration for annual Thanksgiving program upcoming

Registration for the Concerned for the Hungry’s annual Thanksgiving program will be held in Schenectady in late October. Volunteers are needed to help as well.

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

Four Schenectady men were arrested following two separate month-long investigations by the Schenectady County Sheriff’s office into the sale of heroin and crack cocaine.

Canty Golf Tournament coming Saturday

Event raises funds for Schenectady students attending colleges, universities

More violence hits Charlotte after shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

More violence hits Charlotte after shooting

A second night of protests set off by the police killing of a black man spiraled into chaos and violence after nightfall Wednesday when a demonstration was interrupted by gunfire that gravely wounded a man in the crowd.

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