Category Archives: Capital District

  • $40M Albany training center expansion in final phase

    M Albany training center expansion in final phase ALBANY — The $40 million expansion of the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision’s Albany Training Academy on New Scotland Road is in its final phase and should be completed by the end of June, according to a spokeswoman for…

  • UAlbany's Indian Quad being renamed Indigenous Quad

    UAlbany's Indian Quad being renamed Indigenous Quad ALBANY – The University at Albany has decided after a months-long review to rename its Indian Quad residence hall as Indigenous Quad, after widespread criticism that the former name was racist and insensitive to Native Americans. UAlbany President Havidán Rodríguez announced Friday…

  • Saturday vaccination clinic open to people with disabilities

    Saturday vaccination clinic open to people with disabilities A vaccination clinic for people with developmental disabilities has been scheduled for this weekend in Albany, a group of providers who organized the event announced Friday. Source: Times Unition Saturday vaccination clinic open to people with disabilities

  • Troy pizzeria owner admits price gouging 125,000 masks used to fight COVID-19

    Troy pizzeria owner admits price gouging 125,000 masks used to fight COVID-19 A Troy businessman who purchased approximately 100,000 KN95 respirator masks and another 25,000 surgical masks to sell above market value pleaded guilty to a federal pricegouging charge in U.S. District Court on Friday. Imran Selcuk acquired masks…

  • Albany sheriff's department draft reform plan goes to vote Monday

    Albany sheriff's department draft reform plan goes to vote Monday ALBANY – The county sheriff department’s draft police reform plan is less of a reinvention of the department and more of a promise to continue on its current path. Source: Times Unition Albany sheriff's department draft reform plan goes…

  • New Jersey businessman admits conspiring with ex-comptroller's manager

    New Jersey businessman admits conspiring with ex-comptroller's manager A co-conspirator in a scheme to steer lucrative state business to a New Jersey-based consulting agency that then hired unqualified computer programmers to help update New York’s State and Local Retirement System pleaded guilty in federal court Friday. Source: Times Unition…

  • 20 Things Plus: WNYT's Chris Onorato

    20 Things Plus: WNYT's Chris Onorato Kristi Gustafson Barlette catches up with Chris Onorato, sports anchor and reporter at WNYT, for her weekly 20 Things Plus. Source: Times Unition 20 Things Plus: WNYT's Chris Onorato

  • Siena lacrosse teams make season debuts on Saturday

    Siena lacrosse teams make season debuts on Saturday Getting a later start because of the coronavirus pandemic, both programs begin their season on Saturday with a doubleheader against Canisius at Hickey Field. The Siena women face the Golden Griffins at 11, followed by the men at 2. The Siena…