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White House fence jumper charged with assault
WASHINGTON

White House fence jumper charged with assault

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.
 

'Pilfered' pumpkins end up pleasing pigs' palates

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs.
 
Dancing priests become Internet sensation
ROME

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral.
 

Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.
 

10 things to know for Thursday

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today
 
SELKIRK

No one hurt as train derails at Selkirk yard

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Emergency crews are at the scene of a train derailment at the CSX rail yard in Selkirk.
 
SCHENECTADY

Veteran local attorneys seek Schenectady City Court bench

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Schenectady’s newest City Court judge will be one of two veteran local attorneys. It will be up to voters next month to choose which gets the job.
 
Guilderland pizza place reopens after fire
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland pizza place reopens after fire

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Less than 10 months after catching fire, Ruggiero’s Pizza in Guilderland is serving pizzas again.
 
State grant to help return Halfmoon to its solar roots
HALFMOON

State grant to help return Halfmoon to its solar roots

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Halfmoon announced it had been awarded a grant through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s NY Sun program to install solar panels on open land at the Halfmoon Water Treatment Facility on Brook Road.
 
Proposed Howe Caverns casino operator up for sale
HOWES CAVE

Proposed Howe Caverns casino operator up for sale

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The company that wants to run a casino at Howe Caverns is now up for sale.
 
ALBANY

Staff blamed after student brings gun into Albany school

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The Albany City School District will “aggressively pursue termination” of two staff members at the Abrookin Career and Technical Center who did not search a student after he set off a metal detector by bringing a gun into school.
 
Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Wednesday night’s televised gubernatorial debate drew only about 30 people to Proctors’ GE Theater, most in support of Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins.
 
Astorino unloads on Cuomo during lone gubernatoral debate
BUFFALO

Astorino unloads on Cuomo during lone gubernatoral debate

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.
 
Metroplex OKs Alco site environmental review
SCHENECTADY

Metroplex OKs Alco site environmental review

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Metroplex voted Wednesday night to finalize an updated environmental review of the former Alco site, fulfilling the last local approval needed for the Schenectady site to receive a casino license.
 
SCHENECTADY

Historic Schenectady firehouse may see new life

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
A decaying fire station on Third Avenue will finally be fixed if the City Council approves the proposed capital plan included in the 2015 city budget.
 
 

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