Category Archives: Capital District

  • 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…

  • Schenectady human rights breakfast to honor 2 individuals and a group

    Schenectady human rights breakfast to honor 2 individuals and a group The Schenectady County Human Rights Commission will honor several individuals and organizations for their commitment to diversity and human rights during the commission’s annual awards breakfast Thursday morning. The nominees in the group category are the Burnt Hills-Ballston…

  • Symetra Tour sponsor's exemptions same as last year

    Symetra Tour sponsor's exemptions same as last year For the second year in a row, UAlbany women’s golf coach Colleen Cashman-McSween and Shaker High standout Madison Braman have received the two sponsor’s exemptions for next month’s Symetra Tour event. Local tournament director Jim Miller said several others applied for…

  • Delmar priest accused of 'videopeeping' has court appearance

    Delmar priest accused of 'videopeeping' has court appearance COLONIE — The Episcopal priest accused of videotaping a woman who was getting changed in a dressing room is to appear in court next week, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Egan has been on administrative leave from his…

  • Schaghticoke man charged in gun theft

    Schaghticoke man charged in gun theft Robert Mancucci, 33, was arrested by State Police on felony charges of grand larceny and multiple counts of criminal possession of a weapon. State Police were assisted in the investigation by DOCCS, the Rensselaer County sheriff’s office and Mechanicville police. Source: Times Unition…

  • Dumped truck spills load, closes Route 7 in Hoosick

    Dumped truck spills load, closes Route 7 in Hoosick HOOSICK – A tractor trailer bound for Vermont crashed Wednesday afternoon on Route 7, causing state troopers to close the busy road. No injuries were reported but the truck was dumped on its side. State Police said the vehicle was…

  • Albany Devils player Dan Kelly speaks about suspension

    Albany Devils player Dan Kelly speaks about suspension Albany Devils defenseman Dan Kelly, who was suspended 10 games for a hit to the head of a Toronto Marlies player, told the Times Union on Wednesday that it bothers him that he’s being labeled a “goon” by some in the…

  • Photos: Workforce Challenge runners fill Albany streets

    Photos: Workforce Challenge runners fill Albany streets ALBANY – The CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge has grown in popularity since its founding in 1980 to the point where it just can’t grow anymore. The field is capped at 10,000 for the largest annual road race between New York City and…