Category Archives: Capital District

  • Lincoln Park pool visitor on July 4th had COVID-19

    Lincoln Park pool visitor on July 4th had COVID-19 ALBANY — The Albany County Department of Health said Monday it identified an individual infected with COVID-19 who was at the city’s Lincoln Park Pool on Saturday, July 4. Source: Times Unition Lincoln Park pool visitor on July 4th had…

  • Local farms among recipients of $250K Hannaford donation

    Local farms among recipients of 0K Hannaford donation Hannaford Supermarkets is making a $250,000 donation to the American Farmland Trust, which will benefit about 50 farms across New York state that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Times Unition Local farms among recipients of 0K Hannaford donation

  • Schumer, in Schenectady, urges Senate to pass aid for local governments

    Schumer, in Schenectady, urges Senate to pass aid for local governments SCHENECTADY – U.S. Senator Charles Schumer visited Schenectady on Monday, and urged his Republican colleagues to quickly pass a bill that includes aid for local governments facing multi-million dollar revenue shortfalls due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Speaking…

  • Saratoga Springs police investigate complaint at Shelters of Saratoga office

    Saratoga Springs police investigate complaint at Shelters of Saratoga office SARATOGA SPRINGS – City police confirmed on Monday that it is investigating a complaint in connection with an incident that took place at a Shelters of Saratoga’s office on Ballston Avenue. Lt. Robert Jillson did not specify what day…

  • Operator of personal care business in Warren County has COVID-19

    Operator of personal care business in Warren County has COVID-19 QUEENSBURY —The operator of a personal care business in Warren County has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to 25 other people being identified as having to quarantine. Source: Times Unition Operator of personal care business in Warren County has…

  • Capital Rep goes online with New Play festival

    Capital Rep goes online with New Play festival Capital Repertory Theatre’s 2020 Next Act! New Play Summit is being presented online next week. Starting Monday and running for four nights, the festival, in its ninth year, will be different in form than any previous incarnation, but its mission statement…

  • Bethlehem teen to compete in national braille competition

    Bethlehem teen to compete in national braille competition BETHLEHEM — An incoming Bethlehem Freshmen will be competing in a national braille competition at the end of July. Sean Meek,14, has been competing in braille competitions since he was in second grade and made it to the regional level. However,…

  • New York State Fair canceled due to coronavirus

    New York State Fair canceled due to coronavirus SYRACUSE — Saying it was a “really tough” decision, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said there would be no New York State Fair this year, marking the first time the event has been canceled since World War II. Source: Times Unition…

  • Trooper SUV, deputy's cruiser crash in Guilderland

    Trooper SUV, deputy's cruiser crash in Guilderland GUILDERLAND — A State Police SUV and an SUV driven by a Rensselaer County sheriff’s deputy were damaged in a crash Monday near Stuyvesant Plaza in Guilderland. It does not appear that either driver was badly injured in the crash which occurred on…

  • New York DOH report says state blameless for nursing home deaths

    New York DOH report says state blameless for nursing home deaths A report released Monday by the state Department of Health sought to absolve the agency of blame for more than 6,000 deaths in New York nursing homes attributed to COVID-19. At a press conference, Health Commissioner Howard Zucker…