Category Archives: Capital District

  • Early opener for Playland rides

    Early opener for Playland rides Huck Finn’s Playland will be open just on Saturdays from noon to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. until Memorial Day weekend and then it will be open seven days a week from noon to 9 p.m. Source: Times Unition Early…

  • Troy City Schools have $112.9 million budget on ballot

    Troy City Schools have 2.9 million budget on ballot Taxes will remain flat for the 2016-17 school year in a budget proposed for the Troy City School District. “The proposed 2016-2017 school district budget was developed with the challenge of being both educationally sound and fiscally responsible,” Superintendent John…

  • Cause of fires at Daily Gazette 'suspicious'

    Cause of fires at Daily Gazette 'suspicious' The Schenectady fire department is investigating three small fires set early Sunday morning at the Daily Gazette building. The fires are “suspicious and under investigation,” Kurt Gerfin, deputy chief Schenectady Fire Department said, with investigators “close to ruling out any accidental or…

  • Shen pitcher Ian Anderson dominates in win over Colonie

    Shen pitcher Ian Anderson dominates in win over Colonie About 20 MLB scouts visit Cook Park to see right-hander pitch In his third attempt to pitch against the Garnet Raiders this week, Anderson finally made the first start of his 2016 season in front of approximately 20 eager scouts.…

  • A nice day to move outdoors

    A nice day to move outdoors Saturday marked the first day that the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market was outdoors on River Street for the season. The Market will remain on River Street until late July, when it will move to Riverfront Park for the remainder of the summer. The…

  • Cuomo donors got grants to build

    Cuomo donors got grants to build The federal subpoena received by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration in late April seeks information about any actions taken by certain Executive Chamber officials that might have benefited several major developers in New York, according to a person with knowledge of the subpoena. While…

  • Albany County Legislature to live stream meetings

    Albany County Legislature to live stream meetings Citizens will be able to tune in and watch the legislature conduct public business in real time beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, when lawmakers convene for their May meeting, Democratic Majority Leader Frank Commisso announced. The public can now access the webcasts,…

  • Nyquist wins Kentucky Derby

    Nyquist wins Kentucky Derby Nyquist won the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt, trained by Doug O’Neill and ridden by Mario Gutierrez, was 3-1 on the morning line. Nyquist completed the 11/4-mile race in 2:01.31 to win the first leg of the Triple Crown series.…

  • Albany County honors men who rescued Delmar man and son

    Albany County honors men who rescued Delmar man and son The pair sprang to action last weekend after seeing the car of Timothy Berry flipped over in a ditch on Route 32, the Delmar bypass, and pulled Berry and his son to safety. Source: Times Unition Albany County honors…