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Niskayuna resident appointed president of NYS Hospitality and Tourism Association

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna resident appointed president of NYS Hospitality and Tourism Association

Niskayuna resident Mark Dorr, newly appointed president of the New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association, discusses his new job and the challenges ahead.

Mariah Carey's sister arrested in Saugerties

SAUGERTIES

Mariah Carey's sister arrested in Saugerties

Mariah Carey's estranged older sister, Alison Carey, was arrested on a prostitution charge in Saugerties on Friday.

Arrest made in assault where victim was set on fire

SCHENECTADY

Arrest made in assault where victim was set on fire

A Schenectady man has been arrested in a case of a man who was set on fire on Friday.

ALTAMONT

Body found by hikers in Altamont on Friday

Hikers found a body off Township Road in Altamont Friday.

The day the alarms went off at the Gilboa Dam

The day the alarms went off at the Gilboa Dam

None of the residents, including Donna Waszczak, had ever heard the dam-failure horns blow before.

Rotterdam Junction remembers being in Irene's path

ROTTERDAM JUNCTION

Rotterdam Junction remembers being in Irene's path

Five years ago, Hurricane Irene swept through the Mohawk Valley, leaving devastating floods and damage in its wake. Entire neighborhoods remained underwater for days, especially in Rotterdam Junction.

Remembering Irene, five years later

Remembering Irene, five years later

Five years later, people across the Capital Region can recall details of the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene with ease.

State closes Peerless Pool without explanation

SARATOGA SPRINGS

State closes Peerless Pool without explanation

The ever-popular Peerless Pool in Saratoga Spa State Park was closed Saturday and will remain so until re-opening for a final three days on Labor Day Weekend.

Arrogate wins Travers, sets track record

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Arrogate wins Travers, sets track record

Wins by 12 lengths in 1:59.36

Gloversville police subdue man who asked to be killed

GLOVERSVILLE & JOHNSTOWN

Gloversville police subdue man who asked to be killed

Police in Gloversville faced down an armed and intoxicated man Friday night who repeatedly asked officers to end his life. Instead, they followed him for three city blocks, guns drawn, as the man taunted them with a large knife.

Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias

NEW YORK

Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias

“Absolutely ridiculous,” Donald Trump was quoted saying of the government’s allegations in 1973.

Live: Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Live: Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

Stay tuned all morning for live updates from Saratoga Race Course on Travers Stakes Day.

Stranded on remote island, 'SOS' in sand saved them

Stranded on remote island, 'SOS' in sand saved them

The two mariners left Weno Island en route for Tamatam Island in an 18-foot vessel over a week ago with "limited supplies and no emergency equipment."

Happy Travers Day: What race lacks in hype, it makes up for in field

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Happy Travers Day: What race lacks in hype, it makes up for in field

No Pharoah? No problem

In a tough call, going back to Destin in Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS

In a tough call, going back to Destin in Travers

Mike MacAdam selects Belmont Stakes runner-up

A star-studded Travers Day undercard

SARATOGA SPRINGS

A star-studded Travers Day undercard

Major stakes, horses, dot the day

In Travers, here is a vote for a Governor

SARATOGA SPRINGS

In Travers, here is a vote for a Governor

Governor Malibu is the pick of handicapper Bill Heller

Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

The next time you fly, a free snack--or even a meal--may await you in economy class.

Aftershocks shake central Italy as search for earthquake victims continues

ROME

Aftershocks shake central Italy as search for earthquake victims continues

Tremors persist as search and rescue efforts continue. The massive quake left more than 270 people dead.

All donated blood in U.S. will be tested for Zika

All donated blood in U.S. will be tested for Zika

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday took steps to safeguard the nation’s blood supply from the Zika virus, calling for all blood banks to screen donations for the infection even if they are in states where the virus is not circulating.

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