Category Archives: Capital District

  • Nico Clareth happy to be back with Siena basketball

    Nico Clareth happy to be back with Siena basketball Siena sophomore guard Nico Clareth said he didn’t worry about whether he would rejoin the Siena men’s basketball team this season. After a seven-game leave from the program, Clareth made a sudden return to the lineup in an 81-79 victory…

  • Hoosick Falls sees new environmental investigation

    Hoosick Falls sees new environmental investigation The state Health Department, the state Department of Environmental Conservation and Honeywell are involved in the study, which asks residents to allow air sampling in and under their homes. “During the course of the PFOA investigation, where the results are being validated by…

  • Milton Supervisor: GOP should fill Town Board seat

    Milton Supervisor: GOP should fill Town Board seat The Town of Milton Republican Committee has endorsed Scott Ostrander to replace resigning town councilman Bruce Couture, essentially guaranteeing Ostrander’s appointment to the board. […] earlier this month, the all-Republican, five-member board debated the merits of closing off the vacant seat…

  • GE, SUNY Poly reach power chip milestone

    GE, SUNY Poly reach power chip milestone SUNY Polytechnic Institute and General Electric Co. announced Thursday that they had successfully produced the first patterned wafers from their $500 million partnership to make a power electronics chips using silicon carbide material. The milestone is an enormous step forward in a…

  • Tentative deal reached to end Momentive chemical plant strike

    Tentative deal reached to end Momentive chemical plant strike The three-month-old strike at the Momentive chemical plant in Waterford could be over as early as Wednesday under a tentative contract agreement announced Thursday by union officials. While details on the pact were not made public until after strikers learned…

  • Troopers: Fleeing car crashes, hits police cruiser

    Troopers: Fleeing car crashes, hits police cruiser Two men in a car loaded with drugs fled the police, hit an embankment, flew into the air and crashed into a trooper’s car, State Police said Thursday. During a search of the men and their car, troopers found “a substantial amount”…

  • Snow emergency declared in Albany, starts at 8 p.m. tonight

    Snow emergency declared in Albany, starts at 8 p.m. tonight If your vehicle is towed, contact the Albany Police Department Traffic Safety Division at 438-4000. For snow emergency information, call 476-SNOW, or visit the city’s website at albanyny.gov or its social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter. To report…

  • Full time school pensions averaged more than $68,000

    Full time school pensions averaged more than ,000 Average full time public school teachers and administrators who retired last year with 30 years received pensions above $68,000 Source: Times Unition Full time school pensions averaged more than ,000