Category Archives: Capital District

  • Adirondack, Capital Region cab companies defrauded Medicaid of millions, IG says

    Adirondack, Capital Region cab companies defrauded Medicaid of millions, IG says The owners and operators of 10 medical taxi companies serving the Adirondacks and Capital Region were arrested Wednesday on charges they defrauded Medicaid and the Workers Compensation system of millions of dollars. Source: Times Unition Adirondack, Capital Region…

  • IBM's John Kelly speaking at EDC luncheon

    IBM's John Kelly speaking at EDC luncheon QUEENSBURY – John Kelly III, who heads cognitive solutions and research for IBM, is going to be the keynote speaker at the EDC Warren County annual luncheon in July. Source: Times Unition IBM's John Kelly speaking at EDC luncheon

  • Troopers probe upstate crash that killed 2 off-duty NYPD officers

    Troopers probe upstate crash that killed 2 off-duty NYPD officers SHANDAKEN, N.Y. — State Police investigators probing the early Sunday car crash that killed two New York City police officers — one of whom had just been married — said the men’s rented 2018 Maserati was “traveling at a…

  • Introducing: More Albany Skyway designs

    Introducing: More Albany Skyway designs ALBANY – Initial designs of the Albany Skyway were revealed recently ahead of the capital city applying for a $10 million downtown revitalization grant from the state. Albany stakeholders and resident got a sneak peak of what a transformed ramp exit would look like…

  • Cuomo stays silent on federal probe of campaign donations

    Cuomo stays silent on federal probe of campaign donations ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s campaign is refusing to answer questions about its receipt of $250,000 in political donations that are being examined as part of a federal grand jury investigation. The Times Union reported earlier this month that the…

  • State workforce reboot effort debated

    State workforce reboot effort debated Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the state to reboot its workforce development system, and Melinda Mack has some ideas on how to do it. The state needs to embrace new technology, particularly smart phone apps, to help would-be workers line up their skills with the…

  • The secrets to Stewart's success? Help your employees

    The secrets to Stewart's success? Help your employees It doesn’t hurt that Stewart’s milk and ice cream win awards, or that their eggs come from a local farm in Schuylerville. All of it is really fresh, said Gary Dake, president of Stewart’s Shops and the latest in a line…

  • Town pushes forward on mystery warehouse project

    Town pushes forward on mystery warehouse project Schodack Town planners will hold a public hearing next month on a million-plus-square-foot warehouse whose tenant still remains a mystery. The Planning Board still must rule on the potential environmental impact of the project, located on vacant land between Route 9 and…

  • Pillars of the Turf select 12 to head to horse Hall of Fame

    Pillars of the Turf select 12 to head to horse Hall of Fame Twelve new members, including 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat’s owner Penny Chenery and three generations of the Whitney family, will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame after being elected by…