Category Archives: Capital District

  • State leaders remember Herman 'Denny' Farrell

    State leaders remember Herman 'Denny' Farrell ALBANY – State political leaders and others are remembering Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr., who for more than 20 years held the reins of the chamber’s powerful Ways and Means Committee. Source: Times Unition State leaders remember Herman 'Denny' Farrell

  • Man killed in Albany scrap yard accident

    Man killed in Albany scrap yard accident ALBANY – A 27-year-old man was killed Saturday morning during an accident at a scrap metal yard in Albany, city police said. Source: Times Unition Man killed in Albany scrap yard accident

  • Man stole 'multiple' TVs from Wilton Walmart, troopers say

    Man stole 'multiple' TVs from Wilton Walmart, troopers say WILTON –  State Police say they arrested a Rotterdam resident after he allegedly stole “multiple” televisions from the Walmart in Wilton back on May 18. Source: Times Unition Man stole 'multiple' TVs from Wilton Walmart, troopers say

  • UAlbany lacrosse ready for second shot at Yale

    UAlbany lacrosse ready for second shot at Yale Foxborough, Mass. To reach its first national championship game, the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team must go through the team that handed the Great Danes their latest loss. What a lopsided defeat it was, a 14-6 setback at Yale on…

  • Judge castigates man who crept into bedrooms

    Judge castigates man who crept into bedrooms BALLSTON SPA — A man who followed unsuspecting women home from bars and snuck into their homes — and bedrooms — as they slept was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday as a judge branded him “particularly sinister and particularly deviant.”…

  • Playdium site sells for nearly $1 million

    Playdium site sells for nearly million ALBANY – Real estate developer Ryan Jankow paid $950,00o for the old Playdium property on Ontario Street in Albany as he gears up to build a $16.3 million apartment complex on the 1.8 acre site. Source: Times Unition Playdium site sells for nearly million

  • Urban farming comes to South Troy

    Urban farming comes to South Troy TROY – A pioneering urban farmer is transforming a South Troy corner lot used by the city to dump snow into a 2,600 square foot micro-farm and farm stand to sell fresh produce to neighborhood residents. A $300 investment to buy the lot…

  • Schenectady mentor program aims to get teens to look to the future

    Schenectady mentor program aims to get teens to look to the future SCHENECTADY – Will Reid was one of the adolescents Stevie Tchako immediately hit it off with four years ago at a basketball clinic where Tchako volunteered while at Schenectady High School. “We bonded over basketball,” said Tchako…

  • Undiscovered for 39 days: State probes recovery center death

    Undiscovered for 39 days: State probes recovery center death A recovery center in Troy for people battling drug and alcohol addiction is under investigation by the state after a 27-year-old resident died in his room and was not discovered for 39 days. Source: Times Unition Undiscovered for 39 days:…