Category Archives: Capital District

  • Disabled vehicle slowing traffic on Northway

    Disabled vehicle slowing traffic on Northway CLIFTON PARK – A disabled vehicle on the southbound side of the Northway is causing traffic problems near the Halfmoon town line. State transportation officials say vehicle broke down near the Riverview Road overpass, which is between Exit 8 and the Twin Bridges.…

  • Fog, temperatures in mid 50s greet the Albany area on Thursday

    Fog, temperatures in mid 50s greet the Albany area on Thursday ALBANY – The temperature was in the mid 50s early Thursday and a blanket of fog arrived with the rising mercury. Commuters will notice fog on low-lying places Thursday morning. By 6:30 a.m., the temperature was already at…

  • Charges filed against UAlbany students who claimed bias attack

    Charges filed against UAlbany students who claimed bias attack Burwell and Agudio are also charged with third-degree falsely reporting an incident in connection with 911 calls they made immediately after the Jan. 30 confrontation on the bus, which roiled tensions on campus and garnered national media attention. “The assault…

  • Niskayuna repairs water main — but continue boiling water

    Niskayuna repairs water main — but continue boiling water If two rounds of test results indicate the water is clean and safe to drink, Schenectady County will lift the boil-water order. Alternatively, use bottled water certified for sale by the state Department of Health. Boiled or bottled water should…

  • Sexual harassment claimed against Stillwater teacher

    Sexual harassment claimed against Stillwater teacher STILLWATER — A middle school teacher in the Stillwater school district has been put on administrative leave while the school district investigates a sexual harassment complaint regarding his conduct in school, according to a statement posted Wednesday on the district website. Source: Times…

  • Clifton Park talk explores pain of heroin addiction

    Clifton Park talk explores pain of heroin addiction CLIFTON PARK — Clues about heroin usage can be found in a person’s eyes, said State Police Sgt. Douglas Paquette told Saratoga County residents at a presentation about the narcotic Wednesday. Young adults just months clean, school administrators and teachers, students,…

  • Pedestrian ticketed in Queensbury collision

    Pedestrian ticketed in Queensbury collision QUEENSBURY — A pedestrian was hospitalized — and ticketed — after being struck by a car on Sweet Road near the state Route 9 intersection Wednesday. A 2006 Honda Civic driven by Azurah J. Osborne, 23, was eastbound on Sweet Road and struck pedestrian…

  • More claims in apartment fire

    More claims in apartment fire The insurance company for a Caribbean restaurant and the owner of a jewelry store that were shuttered as a result of a raging fire that killed four people last March are suing the owner of the apartment building at 104 Jay St. where the…

  • Armed robbery investigated in UAlbany dorm

    Armed robbery investigated in UAlbany dorm ALBANY — The University at Albany Police Department received a report at 8:56 a.m. Wednesday that an armed robbery had occurred at about 10 p.m. the night before inside Waterbury Hall, Alumni Quad. The victim reported that a handgun was displayed during the…

  • Closure of General Electric Fort Edward plant delayed again

    Closure of General Electric Fort Edward plant delayed again The closure was later pushed back to early 2015, then to June 2015, then to Jan. 23, 2016, and then to April 23, 2016 while remaining workers finish shutting down the plant. When the plans were was announced more than…