Category Archives: Capital District

  • Capital Region ethics boards defunct, or work in secret

    Capital Region ethics boards defunct, or work in secret Numerous ethics boards tasked with monitoring the conduct of elected officials and public employees have not met in years, do not document their meetings and provide little information on their websites about how to file an ethics complaint. A two-month…

  • Care beyond hospital walls

    Care beyond hospital walls Bennington, Vt. Lina Grover was anxious about returning home from the hospital with her husband, Raymond, after his heart attack four years ago. Raymond, now 80, had been in and out of the emergency room a few years before. He’d get short of breath and…

  • Churchill: Answers to the hard questions you didn't ask

    Churchill: Answers to the hard questions you didn't ask Albany As we wait for another ball of sleaze to be accused of sexual harassment, I thought it would be a good time to answer reader questions that would be real if only readers had cared enough about my opinion…

  • Parolee arrested on burglary, drug possession charges

    Parolee arrested on burglary, drug possession charges A former Ticonderoga man on parole for burglary has been arrested on charges of possessing drugs and a stolen 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, according to a release from the New York State Police. Source: Times Unition Parolee arrested on burglary, drug possession charges

  • High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region

    High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region Albany The National Weather Service is issuing a high wind advisory for Sunday starting around 6 a.m. and continuing through the day. Temperatures will drop dramatically through the day from the morning high of 51 degrees. Sunday night, the low…

  • Century-old Corinth mill building's past, future celebrated

    Century-old Corinth mill building's past, future celebrated CORINTH — In the decades when this community was an epicenter in the pulp and paper industry, much of the big thinking was done in a tough-looking brick and stone structure on Pine Street. At one time, the Administration Building and Time…

  • Moriah Formica, back home and talking post-'Voice' plans

    Moriah Formica, back home and talking post-'Voice' plans Moriah Formica, the Shaker High School junior who ended her time on “The Voice” Wednesday night, is finally home and taking a short breather before a pair of local performances next weekend. In the episode that brought her stint to a…

  • 2 arrested on weapon, drug charges in Colonie

    2 arrested on weapon, drug charges in Colonie COLONIE — Two Schenectady men were arrested after police said they found a loaded gun and drugs in their car parked in the Shenanigan’s lot on Central Avenue at 4:20 a.m. Saturday. Source: Times Unition 2 arrested on weapon, drug charges…

  • Troy protesters: 'Not one more, prosecute the cops!'

    Troy protesters: 'Not one more, prosecute the cops!' Roughly 40 people gathered at the corner of Ninth and Rensselaer streets in Troy on a chilly Saturday morning and began chanting: “How many more? It really needs to stop! Not one more, prosecute the cops!” The group joined together for…

  • Cops: Albany man faked identity to buy Mercedes

    Cops: Albany man faked identity to buy Mercedes An Albany man is accused of buying, registering and insuring a Mercedes Benz using someone else’s identity, Albany County Sheriff Craig D. Apple Sr. said Saturday. Source: Times Unition Cops: Albany man faked identity to buy Mercedes