Category Archives: Capital District

  • Berne man charged with raping 13-year-old girl

    Berne man charged with raping 13-year-old girl A 31-year-old Berne man has been charged with rape after authorities say he had sex with a 13-year-old girl, Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple announced Thursday. Source: Times Unition Berne man charged with raping 13-year-old girl

  • 'Deep Space Nine' actors headed to Northeast Trek Con

    'Deep Space Nine' actors headed to Northeast Trek Con Cast members from “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and other iterations of the iconic franchise are in the lineup at the Northeast Trek Convention, to be held Friday, Oct. 26, through Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Capital Center at 655…

  • A house deal that included memories

    A house deal that included memories Here I am, sweating in September, not-really-successfully scraping wallpaper glue from the walls. We’ve used the chemical spray, we’ve used hot water, we’ve used lots and lots of elbow grease. Slowly but surely, this room will be wallpaper-free. It’s the first time I’ve…

  • Exclusive, selective dating app going live Oct. 23 in Albany

    Exclusive, selective dating app going live Oct. 23 in Albany Are you single and looking but not finding the one — or, at least, someone who doesn’t make you want to bail before you get to the first date? Perhaps The League can help. The dating app is going…

  • Delanson volunteer firefighter faces child porn charges

    Delanson volunteer firefighter faces child porn charges DELANSON – A 34-year-old man, who is a member of the Air National Guard, a volunteer firefighter and assistant scout master, is facing child porn charges, State Police said in a press release Thursday. Nick Hochmuth, of Delanson, was charged with one…

  • State proposes new renewable energy rules

    State proposes new renewable energy rules Albany The state is looking to sweeten the pot to encourage development of more community-based solar energy projects, particularly in the Capital Region territory covered by National Grid. This week, the state Public Service Commission released a staff study that called for boosting…

  • Center for Medical Science up for sale

    Center for Medical Science up for sale ALBANY – The Center for Medical Science at 150 New Scotland Ave. in Albany is up for sale or lease. The five-story, 154,000 square-foot medical research lab is located next to Albany Medical Center on New Scotland Ave. Source: Times Unition Center for…

  • Planning board 'disappointed' with Slingerlands apartment plan

    Planning board 'disappointed' with Slingerlands apartment plan BETHLEHEM – The Bethlehem planning board said it had serious concerns with a plan by a local developer to build 25 townhouse style apartments on New Scotland Road next to the historic Slingerland family burial vault. Developer Tom Burke is proposing the project…

  • Suspended lawyer John Aretakis battles Cole's Collision in court

    Suspended lawyer John Aretakis battles Cole's Collision in court Here’s the bad news for auto repair businessman John W. Cole: He lost a case at the Capital Region’s appeals court on Thursday. Here’s the good news for Cole: It was not the appeal of his felony assault conviction and…

  • Troopers: Driver nearly hit child leaving school bus

    Troopers: Driver nearly hit child leaving school bus Pittstown The State Police are looking for the person driving an SUV that passed a school bus and nearly struck a child Tuesday on Route 7. A westbound dark-colored Jeep SUV passed a stopped school bus, nearly striking a child who…