Category Archives: Capital District

  • Delanson woman wins $1.52M malpractice jury award

    Delanson woman wins .52M malpractice jury award A jury has awarded a Delanson woman $1.52 million, finding her doctor guilty of malpractice when he failed to repair a bowel injury caused while he performed a hysterectomy. After a rare trial for medical malpractice, a six-member jury unanimously found Wednesday…

  • College presidents: Too many cannot pay tuition

    College presidents: Too many cannot pay tuition […] Thursday morning’s panel discussion, presented by the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce, quickly focused on how difficult it is for too many people to pay for the costs of college. “Unless we do a better job of educating people from…

  • Romney slams Trump but can it stop the GOP frontruner

    Romney slams Trump but can it stop the GOP frontruner SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In an extraordinary display of Republican division, the Republican Party’s 2012 presidential ticket took on its 2016 front-runner on Thursday as Mitt Romney joined the escalating charge to stop Donald Trump. Romney, the GOP’s…

  • Fox's Megyn Kelly getting back onstage with Trump

    Fox's Megyn Kelly getting back onstage with Trump NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly says she’s not anticipating any more fights with Donald Trump in Thursday’s Republican presidential debate, and that she’s preparing the same “tough but fair” questions for him as she does for other…

  • CDTC transit meeting set for March 14 in Colonie

    CDTC transit meeting set for March 14 in Colonie The committee is a metropolitan planning organization required for an area with a population over 50,000 to receive federal highway and transit funds. Written comments can also be sent to Maria Chau, senior communications planner at the Federal Highway Administration…

  • DEC seeks help with bear den survey

    DEC seeks help with bear den survey Bears may den in a rock crevice, tree cavity or under heavy brush or fallen tree. Since bears generally give birth sometime in January or early February, you may hear a high-pitched squeal from cubs if you are near a den. Source:…

  • Proctors' Philip Morris to address Land Conservancy

    Proctors' Philip Morris to address Land Conservancy The Saving Special Places Award will go to environmental lawyer David Sampson for significant contribution to land conservation and the Open Space Preservation Leadership Award to Judy and Steve Thomson for volunteering in all aspects of the Land Conservancy’s work. The guest…

  • Video: Startups share progress at Brown's

    Video: Startups share progress at Brown's Windrush, a Saratoga Springs data visualization company, spoke to the growing need for data among both nonprofits and businesses in the financial sector, while Lately positioned itself as a crucial hub for clients looking to save time and money on marketing. Odd Networks…

  • Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker to speak at Union commencement

    Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker to speak at Union commencement SCHENECTADY — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker will be the featured speaker at Union College’s Commencement, the college announced Thursday. Baker, who will receive an honorary doctorate of laws degree, is the father of Andrew Baker, a member of the graduating…

  • Police chase ends with crash in Albany

    Police chase ends with crash in Albany A high-speed chase by troopers ended with a Mustang hitting another car, crashing into a power pole and ending up on an Albany lawn, State Police said. The chase started at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday when police tried to stop the car for…