Category Archives: Capital District

  • Latest 'Back to Business' webinar goes back to school

    Latest 'Back to Business' webinar goes back to school ALBANY — The webinar series “Back to Business: Insights on Restarting the Capital Region Economy” turns its attention to the education sector with a new installment featuring Siena College President Chris Gibson and David Holtgrave, dean of the School of…

  • Washington Co. links virus cases to Hudson Falls school, Fort Edward restaurant

    Washington Co. links virus cases to Hudson Falls school, Fort Edward restaurant Washington County contact tracers have traced recent COVID-19 cases to a Hudson Falls school and local travel baseball teams, and are warning anyone who recently visited a Fort Edward restaurant to monitor for symptoms after a diner…

  • CBD store to open in Clifton Park

    CBD store to open in Clifton Park CLIFTON PARK — Your CBD Store, which says it is the nation’s largest hemp retailer with 600 stores in 40 states, will have a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration for its new Clifton Park store at 4 p.m. Oct. 8.…

  • New coworking space at Great Oaks office park

    New coworking space at Great Oaks office park Rosenblum Companies opened Hone on Wednesday, a new coworking space at their Great Oaks office building. Source: Times Unition New coworking space at Great Oaks office park

  • Justin Hearley dedicates victory to late tournament director

    Justin Hearley dedicates victory to late tournament director A magical year for Justin Hearley — something few people can say during pandemic-infested 2020 — continued Wednesday at the Colonie Golf and Country Club. Hearley, 30, has enjoyed his best season on the course, giving nine-time Northeastern New York PGA…

  • COVID-19 case reported in Niskyauna school district

    COVID-19 case reported in Niskyauna school district NISKAYUNA – Niskayuna schools is dealing with its first confirmed positive coronavirus case since school started a little more than a week ago. All schools in the district will remain open for in-person classes, according to a letter Wednesday from Superintendent Cosimo…

  • Zim Smith trail expansion celebrated

    Zim Smith trail expansion celebrated MECHANICVILLE — Saratoga County on Wednesday marked the grand opening of a new 2.5-mile segment of the Zim Smith Trail, which includes updated facilities. The new paved section of the trail now extends from Coons Crossing Road east to Mechanicville, connecting the trail with…

  • Siena eager to hear more about NCAA's COVID testing rules

    Siena eager to hear more about NCAA's COVID testing rules ALBANY — Siena College women’s basketball coach Ali Jaques saw the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule unveiled on Tuesday — and then wondered how her team was going to navigate it during the coronavirus pandemic. “There’s so many unknowns,”…

  • Shelters of Saratoga opens drop-in center on Woodlawn Avenue

    Shelters of Saratoga opens drop-in center on Woodlawn Avenue SARATOGA SPRINGS – Within his first two weeks of heading Shelters of Saratoga, its new executive director fulfilled one of the nonprofit’s long-sought after goals – a daytime drop-in center for the homeless. Source: Times Unition Shelters of Saratoga opens…

  • SLA: Resenting enforcement better than being sick — or worse

    SLA: Resenting enforcement better than being sick — or worse ALBANY — The State Liquor Authority battled back against criticism from two Capital Region members of the state Assembly, who on Tuesday said an agency-led task force appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being overzealous in its enforcement of…