Category Archives: Capital District

  • Police: Alcohol a factor in fatal Albany crash

    Police: Alcohol a factor in fatal Albany crash Police are investigating the crash that took place around 2:30 a.m. Saturday on Western Avenue at Lenox Avenue after police initiated a traffic stop at Western Avenue and Partridge Street and the driver fled the scene westbound as an officer approached…

  • Toll Gate in Slingerlands closed as owner recovers from major surgery

    Toll Gate in Slingerlands closed as owner recovers from major surgery GoFundMe campaign launched to help cover Rob Zautner’s medical costs Loyal customers are rallying to help pay medical expenses for Toll Gate owner Rob Zautner, third-generation proprietor of the venerable ice cream shop and restaurant on New Scotland…

  • Voorheesville boys' basketball tops Ichabod Crane

    Voorheesville boys' basketball tops Ichabod Crane Both the Ichabod Crane and Voorheesville boys’ basketball teams entered Friday’s Colonial Council showdown as Class B state-ranked teams coming off losses against foes from high classifications. The Blackbirds played as if they understood the gravity of the game, not only in terms…

  • Albany Devils can't hold on against Springfield

    Albany Devils can't hold on against Springfield Thunderbirds score in the final minute of regulation, win in OT Kinnear, in his first season as an American Hockey League head coach, led the Springfield Thunderbirds into town and escaped with an unlikely 3-2 victory over the Albany Devils. Shane Harper…

  • Brett Supinski scores twice to lead Union hockey to win

    Brett Supinski scores twice to lead Union hockey to win Though the Union College hockey team seemed more interested in style points at times instead of peppering a freshman goaltender making his first collegiate start with shots, the first-place Dutchmen will gladly take the two league points that came…

  • Fired doctor says St. Peter's sabotaged her practice to steal patients

    Fired doctor says St. Peter's sabotaged her practice to steal patients A doctor fired by St. Peter’s Health Partners this summer is suing the regional medical system, claiming the heads of its physicians’ group sabotaged her office in a calculated plan to push her out and acquire 2,100 patients.…

  • RPI hockey stuns No. 2 Harvard

    RPI hockey stuns No. 2 Harvard RPI had gone through the worst start in the Seth Appert era, having lost 14 of its past 15 games and playing itself into the basement of the ECAC standings before posting the signature win of its season. The Engineers scored in the…

  • Photos: Culinary conference at Skidmore

    Photos: Culinary conference at Skidmore Skidmore College is hosting the sixth annual American Culinary Federation (ACF) Conference and Competition, January 11-13, 2017. The conference culminated in a “Chopped”-style contest featuring executive chefs from colleges and universities across the Northeast. Source: Times Unition Photos: Culinary conference at Skidmore

  • East Greenbush fixes sinkholes and plans preventive maintenance

    East Greenbush fixes sinkholes and plans preventive maintenance East Greenbush fixes sinkholes and plans preventive maintenance Sinkholes are tearing apart the town’s suburban streets as it makes emergency repairs to collapsing storm sewer lines that are less than 25 years old. While the town has underground pipes dating back…

  • Defendant denies he's a 'sovereign citizen'

    Defendant denies he's a 'sovereign citizen' A reputed disciple of the anti-government “sovereign citizen” movement told jurors Friday he properly owns a former restaurant site in Colonie — even if prosecutors say he broke into the place, illegally tried to sell it and filed bogus deeds with the county.…