HUGH JOHNSON DISHES ON ECONOMY AT HEARST MEDIA CENTER

COLONIE - Hugh Johnson likes to worry about the economy, but the current bull market has his attention. It's certain to fall back to...

CUOMO BUDGET WOULD SINK $147 MILLION INTO OLYMPIC FACILITIES

ALBANY - The Olympic Regional Development Authority, which runs three ski mountains as well as the athletic training facilities in...

 
 
 

SCHENECTADY SOUP STROLL RETURNS FOR FIFTH YEAR

Almost 35 restaurants will offer samples of soup from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday during the fifth annual Schenectady Soup Stroll, sponsored...

JUDGE POSTPONES SENTENCING FOR INSTIGATOR IN NISKAYUNA SHOOTOUT

SCHENECTADY - A woman who prosecutors describe as a catalyst for a gun fight that ended with the death of a friend she encouraged to...

 
 
 

PRICE CHOPPER TO START CHARGING 5 CENTS FOR PAPER BAGS

SCHENECTADY - Price Chopper and Market 32 will start charging 5 cents per paper bag customers use to pack their groceries away at check...

MADIGAN: SPA CITY TO TAKE A HIT IF VLT AID IS ELIMINATED

SARATOGA SPRINGS - The city may get a more than $2.3 million hit to its budget this year. On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans...

 
 
 

TORO CANTINA NOW HIRING, OPENING MARCH 16

Toro Cantina, a Mexican restaurant being developed on Wolf Road in Colonie by Jaime Ortiz, owner of 677 Prime in Albany, is now hiring...

TROOPER SHOOTS OUT TIRE, SUSPECT SUFFERS HEART ATTACK IN BORDER CHASE

Two men led State Police on a brief car chase on Monday evening just miles from the Canadian border that ended with a trooper firing...

 
 
 

DELAY IN IDENTIFYING CAIRO FIRE VICTIM, SHERIFF SAYS

The Greene County Sheriff's office is still working to positively identify the man found dead in a fire on Saturday, Sheriff Peter...

A.M. ROUNDUP: CUOMO DETAILS PLAN TO TACKLE $6.1 BILLION BUDGET DEFICIT

Good morning to all, but especially Casey Seiler, who's taking over as the Times Union editor. Here's your roundup: At long last, Gov....

 
 
 

JASON GOUGH'S FORECAST: 3 NICE DAYS AND THEN A GUESSING GAME

It's a neat thing to see, temperature wise: the temperature "structure" across our area is almost exactly the opposite of yesterday. Temperatures...

REVIEW: 'YOUR BEST ONE' CAPITAL REP, 1/21/20

ALBANY - “Your Best One,” a family dramedy discovered during Capital Repertory Theatre's annual festival of new plays and chosen for...

 
 
 

UALBANY OPTS TO SHUT DOWN JOJO ANDERSON FOR THE SEASON

Jojo Anderson's junior season for the University of Albany basketball team consisted of 62 minutes and 25 seconds. Anderson, a point...

MAN WHO THREATENED TO SHOOT UP VA FACILITY SENTENCED

ALBANY - A man who sent electronic messages threatening to kill employees and residents of a Massachusetts veterans facility was sentenced...

 
 
 

ALBANY MAN SENTENCED TO 7 YEARS ON GUN CHARGE

ALBANY - An city man was sentenced to 7 years in state prison on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to unlawfully possessing a loaded...

EX-ALBANY WATER WORKER CONVICTED OF KILLING 2 WOMEN GETS HEARING TO MAKE CASE

ALBANY - Convicted double-murderer Edward “Ted” Mero will get a hearing next month to try to show that his 2017 trial was tainted by...

 
 
 

CASEY SEILER NAMED TIMES UNION EDITOR

Times Union Editor Rex Smith is stepping down from his position effective Feb. 1, capping an 18-year tenure as the newsroom's top chief,...

DOT SAYS IT HAS MET NTSB'S RECOMMENDATIONS IN LIMO CASE

The state Department of Transportation has told investigators at the National Transportation Safety Board that it is in compliance...

 
 
 

MOHAWK HUDSON LAND CONSERVACY RACES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR BENDER FARM

NEW SCOTLAND - The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy needs approximately $500,000 to meet the $1.2 million purchase price for a historic...

FIRE HEAVILY DAMAGES DELMAR GARAGE

DELMAR - The Delmar Fire Department is on the scene of a working structure fire on Vadney Road, Bethlehem police spokesman Commander...

 
 
 



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