Category Archives: Capital District

  • As surrogacy debate heats up, NY weighs ethical, moral impacts

    As surrogacy debate heats up, NY weighs ethical, moral impacts In the last few weeks, a campaign led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to legalize gestational surrogacy in New York has become an emotional hot potato — with LGBTQ and infertility groups at odds with women’s rights leaders such as…

  • Photos: Annual duck derby

    Photos: Annual duck derby The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region partnered with the Adirondack Aquatic Center to host the annual Duck Derby. They also were trying to beat the Guinness World Record by having more than 3,000 people in one area wearing a swim cap. Source: Times…

  • In Cohoes, an unusual pairing of criminal trial, campaigning

    In Cohoes, an unusual pairing of criminal trial, campaigning COHOES — Across the street from the historic Cohoes Falls, the grassy border surrounding LePage’s Market is filled with political signs as the June 25 primaries approach. Of note is the fact that signs for all four candidates in the…

  • Newark runway mishap diverts European flights to Albany

    Newark runway mishap diverts European flights to Albany A runway mishap at Newark International Airport forced several international flights to divert to Albany International Airport Saturday afternoon, an airport spokesman said.The troubles began when United flight 627 from Denver blew several ties while landing at Newark and skidded off…

  • Ichabod Crane softball loses in semifinals

    Ichabod Crane softball loses in semifinals Ardsley scored five runs in the sixth inning to dethrone defending Class B state champion Ichabod Crane 6-5 in a state softball semifinal this afternoon. Source: Times Unition Ichabod Crane softball loses in semifinals

  • Schuylerville falls in Class B baseball state final

    Schuylerville falls in Class B baseball state final Schuylerville run in the high school baseball playoffs ended Saturday in the state finals. Center Moriches scored three times in the first inning and never looked back in defeating the Black Horses 11-1 in the Class B title game at Binghamton…

  • Ballston Spa softball wins marathon, loses state final

    Ballston Spa softball wins marathon, loses state final Stile kept the Scotties’ season alive with a tying homer in the bottom of the eighth and Ana Gold had the winning single in the bottom of the 20th in a memorable 2-1 victory over Sayville, the longest game in state…

  • After 20 innings, Ballston Spa reaches softball title game

    After 20 innings, Ballston Spa reaches softball title game Ana Gold hit an RBI single to left in the bottom off the 20th inning to give the Ballston Spa softball team a 2-1 Class A semifinal victory over Sayville this afternoon, ending the longest game in the history of…