Category Archives: Capital District

  • Motorcycle wrecks causes massive Northway jam

    Motorcycle wrecks causes massive Northway jam SARATOGA SPRINGS – Traffic is at a stand still north of Exit 15 on the Northway as paramedics try to treat a motorcycles who crashed on the highway. The bike went into the media shortly before 1:30 p.m. A medical helicopters has been…

  • Lawsuit: Man says Troy cop beat, falsely arrested him

    Lawsuit: Man says Troy cop beat, falsely arrested him TROY — A city resident has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and two police officers saying he he was a victim of police brutality, false arrest and malicious prosecution. Samuel Ratley claims that on Aug. 8,…

  • Saratoga Springs hands out tickets, safety info

    Saratoga Springs hands out tickets, safety info SARATOGA SPRINGS — City police and the Complete Streets Advisory Board conducted a pedestrian safety initiative last week with both educational and enforcement portions. The effort from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 8 targeted problem crosswalks and intersections downtown. Police issued…

  • Saratoga Springs to unveil Complete Streets Plan

    Saratoga Springs to unveil Complete Streets Plan The open house will be hosted at Saratoga Music Hall, located on the third floor of City Hall in Saratoga Springs. The plan lays out priority networks and facility guidelines for each transportation user group, as well as policy and program recommendations…

  • Phish frontman Trey Anastasio praises local drug court

    Phish frontman Trey Anastasio praises local drug court FORT EDWARD (AP) — Trey Anastasio, frontman for the rock band Phish, has returned to a New York drug court to offer encouragement to those afflicted with the same addictions he has battled. The Post-Star of Glens Falls reports (http://bit.ly/1Yutapn )…

  • Schenectady shooting victim in critical condition

    Schenectady shooting victim in critical condition Schenectady shooting victim in critical condition On Wednesday, Lt Mark McCracken said the shooting happened shortly before 10 p.m. The man was treated by firefighters at the scene and taken to Ellis Hospital. Source: Times Unition Schenectady shooting victim in critical condition

  • Mumford & Sons deliver high-energy set at raucous SPAC

    Mumford & Sons deliver high-energy set at raucous SPAC SARATOGA SPRINGS – The Saratoga Performing Arts Center was packed Wednesday night for Mumford & Sons’ Capital Region debut, and the British folk/alt-rockers didn’t disappoint the capacity crowd, delivering a relentlessly energetic set that had fans dancing in the aisles,…

  • Photos: Mumford & Sons at SPAC

    Photos: Mumford & Sons at SPAC The Grammy winning band Mumford & Sons performed at SPAC on Wednesday in Saratoga Springs. Source: Times Unition Photos: Mumford & Sons at SPAC

  • Hoosick Falls residents make their PFOA voices heard

    Hoosick Falls residents make their PFOA voices heard Bussey and her mother, Maryann Jacobs, joined roughly two dozen residents of the Rensselaer County community to voice their outrage over what they describe as a too-slow response from public officials to the perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA contamination of the Rensselaer…