Category Archives: Capital District

  • Gansevoort woman charged with third DWI

    Gansevoort woman charged with third DWI Saratoga Springs A Gansevoort woman was arrested on Union Avenue on Tuesday night for allegedly driving while intoxicated, her third offense, Saratoga Springs police said. Deborah M. Stewart, 48, had a blood alcohol level of .08 percent, police said. This is her third…

  • Oneonta company buys Davidson Brothers Brewing

    Oneonta company buys Davidson Brothers Brewing Davidson Brothers Brewing Co. will soon sell its $3.5 million Queensbury brewery to Northern Eagle Beverages, Inc., the companies said Friday. Davidson Brothers will continue to brew in Queensbury, co-owner Rick Davidson said Friday, but Northern Eagle, based in Oneonta, will own the…

  • Colonie say they caught man attacking family

    Colonie say they caught man attacking family John Murdick, 20, of Exchange Street faces felony charges of possession of a forged instrument, grand larceny, assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, and two counts of harassment, according to Colonie police. On Wednesday, Murdick was arrested again, this time on an outstanding…

  • Nighttime paving set for Route 50

    Nighttime paving set for Route 50 Nighttime paving will begin Monday on Route 50 between Cuthbert Street and Heckler Road and on Glenridge Road between Route 50 and Maple Avenue in Glenville and Scotia. Traffic will be reduced to a single alternating lane controlled by flaggers on Glenridge Road…

  • Route 85 ramps closed this weekend

    Route 85 ramps closed this weekend The ramps connecting eastbound Route 85 to the outer loop of the W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus — including the off-ramp to Brevator Street — will be closed this weekend. Source: Times Unition Route 85 ramps closed this weekend

  • Patries, Albany, Key Bank urge food donations

    Patries, Albany, Key Bank urge food donations Responding to an increase in the number of children and single adults who either repeatedly missed meals or cannot afford nutritious meals, a coalition of Capital Region food pantries teamed up with the city of Albany and KeyBank on Friday to urge…

  • Pantries, Albany, Key Bank urge food donations

    Pantries, Albany, Key Bank urge food donations Responding to an increase in the number of children and single adults who either repeatedly missed meals or cannot afford nutritious meals, a coalition of Capital Region food pantries teamed up with the city of Albany and KeyBank on Friday to urge…

  • Man found asleep at the wheel in a stolen car

    Man found asleep at the wheel in a stolen car A Gansevoort man was arrested Monday for stealing a car and then driving it while under the influence of drugs, Saratoga Springs police said. Elliott Q. Ruggles, 23, was charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of a stolen car…

  • While she played Pokemon Go, thieve stole her car

    While she played Pokemon Go, thieve stole her car A victim left her vehicle near Empire State Plaza to play the popular augmented-reality mobile game Pokemon Go, leaving her car unlocked with the keys in the cup holder, police said. Albany police urged drivers to never leave their cars…

  • Police: DEC cleaner left feces, utility bill in container

    Police: DEC cleaner left feces, utility bill in container A contract cleaner left 40 containers of feces and urine — as well his utility bill — between March and May at the state Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters, State Police said Friday. In a press conference Friday at Troop…