Category Archives: Capital District

  • Talks between Honeywell, Green Island workers fail

    Talks between Honeywell, Green Island workers fail GREEN ISLAND — The 41 union workers at the Honeywell Aerospace factory in Green Island remain locked out of the facility Thursday after a one-day contract negotiation session with the company in Indiana on Wednesday failed to produce any results. “While we’re…

  • Guilderland Performing Arts Center announces summer music

    Guilderland Performing Arts Center announces summer music Guilderland Performing Arts Center announces summer music GUILDERLAND — Guilderland Performing Arts Center’s “Jammin’ at GPAC” announced its summer lineup of entertainers. Friday, June 17 – 6-10 p.m., Nervosity Concert, Battle of the High School Bands open to all middle and high…

  • Heading to Canada? Prepare for holiday border crossing

    Heading to Canada? Prepare for holiday border crossing Travelers who are planning trips across the Canadian border should anticipate delays from May 20-30, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Travelers need appropriate documents including passports, U.S. passport cards and enhanced driver’s licenses. Source: Times Unition Heading to Canada?…

  • Capital Region's Little Italy areas offer comforting continuity

    Capital Region's Little Italy areas offer comforting continuity Upstate New York became a prime relocation area during the peak years of Italian immigration to the U.S. from 1870 to 1920, when 5 million people, most of them from Italy’s poorer southern regions, moved to America to pursue opportunity. Philip…

  • Great Escape's Greezed Lightnin' gets test ride Thursday

    Great Escape's Greezed Lightnin' gets test ride Thursday Greezed Lightnin’, which has a ’50s hot rod theme, is seven stories tall and will flip riders forward and backward on a single looping track with seven full inversions and record hang time, the park said. The Steamin’ Demon will get…

  • Albany closes roads Thursday evening for Workforce Team Challenge

    Albany closes roads Thursday evening for Workforce Team Challenge ALBANY – A number of streets in the city will be closed on Thursday for the CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge road race. “No Parking” signs are being posted around Washington Park and the Empire State Plaza. South Swan Street: east…

  • Update: Metro-North adding extra trains on Thursday

    Update: Metro-North adding extra trains on Thursday NEW YORK — Metro-North Railroad is adding trains during peak travel periods, two days after a fire damaged elevated train tracks in East Harlem. The fire Tuesday evening erupted at a garden center underneath the tracks. Source: Times Unition Update: Metro-North adding…

  • Showers possible – or thunder and hail – in Albany area

    Showers possible – or thunder and hail – in Albany area Showers possible – or thunder and hail – in Albany area Sunday includes scattered afternoon showers, partly sunny skies and a high near 72. Source: Times Unition Showers possible – or thunder and hail – in Albany area

  • Nyquist gets No. 3 post, is 3-5 favorite in Preakness

    Nyquist gets No. 3 post, is 3-5 favorite in Preakness Kentucky Derby champ is undefeated in eight starts Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist drew the No. 3 post and was installed as the 3-5 morning-line favorite at the Preakness Stakes draw in Baltimore on Wednesday evening. Nyquist, undefeated in eight…

  • Ex-lawyer gets 1 to 3 years in prison for fraud

    Ex-lawyer gets 1 to 3 years in prison for fraud ALBANY — Disbarred lawyer Marcia Doyle Stallmer will serve one to three years in state prison for a fraud scheme targeting clients, friends and the state, Albany County prosecutors said. Often she’d asked for short term “loans” in connection…