Category Archives: Capital District

  • Land along the Battenkill River now preserved

    Land along the Battenkill River now preserved A 50-acre parcel of land with  3,400 feet of frontage on the Battenkill River will now be protected through a partnership with the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA), the Battenkill Conservancy(BkC) and landowners Kathy and Hugh Roome. Source: Times Unition Land along the…

  • Report: Excessive rain caused Waterford landslide

    Report: Excessive rain caused Waterford landslide WATERFORD – A topographic survey submitted to the town blamed excessive rain as the cause of the May 3 landslide that left a home and garage uninhabitable and another home inaccessible. The report from Gifford Engineering concluded that a 12 percent increase in…

  • Jacob's Pillow announces eight weeks of virtual programming

    Jacob's Pillow announces eight weeks of virtual programming Jacob’s Pillow Dance festival has released a full slate of virtual progrogramming, an eight-week lineup of almost entirely free events encompassing talks, master classes, “Families Dance” sessions and streams of past performances. The freshly announced online fare is intended to offer “a…

  • State campground reservation line is open again

    State campground reservation line is open again The state Department of Environmental Conservation has re-opened campground reservations as of Monday. Source: Times Unition State campground reservation line is open again

  • More restaurants reverting to takeout and delivery

    More restaurants reverting to takeout and delivery Two area restaurants — Crave Burgers & Frozen Yogurt in Albany and Romo’s Pizza in Glenmont — are the first of what I suspect will be a growing number locally that are stopping inside service in favor of returning to takeout and…

  • Farmer's market serves Albany's South End

    Farmer's market serves Albany's South End The South End Night Market gives residents in that neighborhood the opportunity to buy fresh food and handcrafted wares in an area where it’s difficult to find good-quality, fresh and affordable food. Source: Times Unition Farmer's market serves Albany's South End

  • Lake George Music Festival to be held, drive-in style

    Lake George Music Festival to be held, drive-in style In the age of social distancing, the Lake George Music Festival has found a way to still hold a concert: Treat the performances like a drive-in movie screening. A series of concerts will be held on Sept. 19 and Sept.…

  • Jason Gough's forecast: Preparing for the steambath

    Jason Gough's forecast: Preparing for the steambath Let’s start with yesterday: It was the second 90-degree day this month, today will be the third. That’ll bring our tally to nine for the year so far with more to come before the week is out. A cooler day for tomorrow,…

  • Getting There: No crosswalk planned for Latham intersection

    Getting There: No crosswalk planned for Latham intersection Q: Since they are working on US 9, are there any plans for a crosswalk at Route 155 in Latham, where Shaker students often cross? There is no need for sidewalks in the area due to large road shoulders. It is…