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Motorcyclist killed in Colonie crash

A motorcyclist was killed on impact in a crash in Colonie Thursday evening, police said.

Bank of America rolling out cardless ATMs in Capital Region

CAPITAL REGION

Bank of America rolling out cardless ATMs in Capital Region

Bank of America is bringing its new cardless ATMs to the Capital Region, enabling customers with digital wallets to get cash using their mobile devices.

ROTTERDAM

Mohonasen kids get extra school break


Mohonasen Central School District students have a few extra days to fill this Memorial Day weekend. Thanks to the mild winter — no school days — and language in the teachers’ contract, the district’s students have a six-day break.

Two Niskayuna teachers get a surprise, and an award

NISKAYUNA

Two Niskayuna teachers get a surprise, and an award


After the bell rang at 9:13 a.m. and the second block of classes began, the hallways of Niskayuna High School were quiet Thursday except for the rustling of about a dozen people hurrying to a classroom with balloons and cameras in tow.

New bus routes in Saratoga Springs take effect on Sunday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

New bus routes in Saratoga Springs take effect on Sunday


New bus routes in and around Saratoga Springs will go into effect on Sunday.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

State to consider Saratoga Springs plan to convert music hall into court space

City Hall’s third-floor musical hall would be converted into City Court space under a plan endorsed Thursday by the Saratoga Springs City Council.

NISKAYUNA

Survey series launched by Niskayuna school district

The Niskayuna Central School District has launched a series of online communications surveys.

Colonie man charged with endangerment

CLIFTON PARK

Colonie man charged with endangerment

A 20-year-old Colonie man was arrested after allegedly paying a 15 year old he met online to have sex with him in Clifton Park.

Amsterdam man arrested for allegedly spray painting bridge

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man arrested for allegedly spray painting bridge

Amsterdam Police have arrested a city man for spray painting graffiti on the north end of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge earlier in May.

Frantic 911 call: 'I know he was no mayor' (with audio)

SCHENECTADY

Frantic 911 call: 'I know he was no mayor' (with audio)

Schenectady County released an audio of the 9-1-1 call made by Sarah Dingley revealing real-time details in her own words of Mayor Gary McCarthy following her to Police Headquarters last week.

Police looking for missing Galway woman

GALWAY

Police looking for missing Galway woman

A Galway mother of an 11-month-old child has been missing since Monday and police are looking for the public’s help in finding her.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady contractor accused of filing false document


A Schenectady-based contractor is facing charges of faking his workers’ compensation insurance on a roofing project, the state Inspector General’s Office said Thursday.

Schenectady police seek public's help in 21-year-old cold case

Schenectady police seek public's help in 21-year-old cold case

City police are asking again for the public’s help in solving the now more than two-decade-old strangulation killing of a 17-year-old girl at a city golf course.

Route 67 crash claims life of Amsterdam man

A Wednesday crash on Route 67 claimed the life of an Amsterdam man after a second driver failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the man’s vehicle, state police said.

HALFMOON

One killed in two-car accident in Halfmoon

One person was killed in a two-car accident in Halfmoon, state police said early this evening.

Anderson, Ponty and band deliver fantastic show

Jon Anderson came to the Egg’s Hart Theater Wednesday night with Jean-Luc Ponty and a crackerjack band.

Obama, in Japan, emphasizes lingering threat of nuclear war

Obama, in Japan, emphasizes lingering threat of nuclear war

President Barack Obama said Thursday that he was preparing to visit Hiroshima on Friday to emphasize that decades after the end of the Cold War, the world still faces the threat of nuclear war.

SCHENECTADY

375 seek lower property assessments on Schenectady's Grievance Day

A total of 375 grievance applications were submitted with the city of Schenectady this year, according to City Assessor Molly MacElroy.

Schenectady gets $1M to expand city's push for 'smart' technology

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady gets $1M to expand city's push for 'smart' technology

The city of Schenectady received $1 million from the state to install high-tech streetlights in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood.

Colonie man allegedly paid teen for sex

CLIFTON PARK

Colonie man allegedly paid teen for sex

A Colonie man was arrested for having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl, state police said.

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