Category Archives: Capital District

  • Saint Rose basketball splits with Southern New Hampshire

    Saint Rose basketball splits with Southern New Hampshire The College of Saint Rose women’s basketball team won its fifth straight game, topping host Southern New Hampshire, 53-47, on Wednesday in a Northeast-10 Conference contest in Manchester, N.H. On the men’s side, the Golden Knights had their three-game winning streak…

  • H.S. highlights: Bethlehem swim team halts Shaker streak

    H.S. highlights: Bethlehem swim team halts Shaker streak Bethlehem swim team halts Shaker streak Bethlehem snapped Shaker’s nearly three-year unbeaten streak in Section II dual boys’ swim meets with a convincing 105-78 victory Wednesday in Bethlehem. With Cartwright at anchor, the Eagles (5-1) took a 10-4 lead with a…

  • UAlbany women begin league schedule with easy win

    UAlbany women begin league schedule with easy win During the past five seasons, no women’s basketball team in the America East Conference has dominated like the one at UAlbany. The Danes showed no signs of letting up on the rest of the league as they played their 2017 America…

  • Albany man's disappearance upsets family

    Albany man's disappearance upsets family ALBANY — A city family is offering a $1,000 cash reward to anyone who can provide valid information about their 51-year-old brother, missing since October. Dariel’s brother Henry Young said he suspects foul play. Albany police first requested the public’s help in finding Young…

  • Albany man pleads guilty to heroin sale

    Albany man pleads guilty to heroin sale TROY— An Albany man pleaded guilty Wednesday to selling heroin as jury selection was to begin in his Rensselaer County Court trial, District Attorney Joel Abelove’s office said. Carlos Fulmore, 46, entered plea to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Fulmore,…

  • 3 from Saratoga Springs face domestic violence charges

    3 from Saratoga Springs face domestic violence charges 3 from Saratoga Springs face domestic violence charges Three New Year Eve’s celebrations ended in felony arrests for alleged domestic violence, Saratoga Springs police said. Each was charged with criminal mischief, a felony, Jillson said, because of the amount of damage…

  • Colonie police: Woman had methamphetamine at Central Ave. motel

    Colonie police: Woman had methamphetamine at Central Ave. motel COLONIE — A 50-year-old woman from Queens, who told police she is a prostitute, was arrested on Dec. 27 in the Econo Lodge motel on Central Avenue where she had 2.9 grams of methamphetamine, town police said. Officers had stopped…

  • Dollar General still pursuing Gansevoort store

    Dollar General still pursuing Gansevoort store Discount retailer to pitch revised proposal in Saratoga County hamlet On Monday night, builders of the big box store will return to the hamlet for another public hearing to introduce revised blueprints for a smaller 75,000 square-foot store – 20,000 square-feet smaller than…

  • Gas prices forecast to hit three-year high in 2017

    Gas prices forecast to hit three-year high in 2017 Gasoline prices will hit a three-year high in 2017, an industry monitor said Wednesday. GasBuddy, in its Fuel Price Outlook 2017 said prices, which have fallen steadily since 2012, will climb as oil producing nations reduce supply. Source: Times Unition…

  • Albany, Schenectady to get state DOT safety campaign funds

    Albany, Schenectady to get state DOT safety campaign funds The two cities are among 20 the state Department of Transportation has identified as communities on which it will focus its safety campaigns, an effort that will include education, engineering and enforcement. Doyle said the state had a $110 million…