Category Archives: Capital District

  • 28 students suspended following Albany High fights

    28 students suspended following Albany High fights At least 28 students will be suspended following a spate of fights at Albany High School Thursday that started in the halls and eventually spilled into the street. Source: Times Unition 28 students suspended following Albany High fights

  • Schenectady County employees' purchase of drugs from Canada questioned

    Schenectady County employees' purchase of drugs from Canada questioned A national news story this week cited Schenectady County as one of a growing number of municipalities saving significant sums of money by helping employees buy prescription drugs from Canada. As the Kaiser Health News article appearing in the Washington…

  • Iranian musician's EMPAC performance canceled due to travel ban

    Iranian musician's EMPAC performance canceled due to travel ban A Friday night performance by the world-renowned, Iranian hand-drummer Mohammad Reza Mortazavi was canceled at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center due to U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Source: Times Unition Iranian musician's EMPAC performance canceled…

  • Proposals sought for Albany's first highline park

    Proposals sought for Albany's first highline park The Capitalize Albany Corp. on Friday issued a request for proposals for what would ultimately become the city’s first highline park. The Albany Skyway Project, as it is called, would convert an underused Interstate 787 ramp downtown into a linear park with…

  • Atlanta snowstorm cancels Albany flights

    Atlanta snowstorm cancels Albany flights Delta Air Lines canceled two flights Friday from Albany International Airport to Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport because of a snowstorm in Atlanta. The two were among 375 Delta flights canceled at its hub in Atlanta. Source: Times Unition Atlanta snowstorm cancels Albany flights

  • Gloversville mayor charged with official misconduct

    Gloversville mayor charged with official misconduct GLOVERSVILLE — The city’s mayor was charged with official misconduct, a misdemeanor, for allegedly using information from his election opponent’s personnel file, State Police said. Dayton J. King, 39, allegedly reviewed the personnel file of the Gloversville city employee, his opponent in the…

  • Albany Med receives grant for children's music therapy

    Albany Med receives grant for children's music therapy The Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center has received a $33,280 grant from the enCourage Kids Foundation to support its music therapy program. Source: Times Unition Albany Med receives grant for children's music therapy

  • Saratoga Springs men charged in July 4 slashing

    Saratoga Springs men charged in July 4 slashing SARATOGA SPRINGS — Two city men face multiple felony charges in a July 4 stabbing that left the victim with a significant laceration on his face that required emergency treatment and extended follow-up care, police said. Isaac W. Greco, 21, was…

  • Developer marks former Troy shirt factory's 100th anniversary

    Developer marks former Troy shirt factory's 100th anniversary It was a birthday party of sorts Thursday evening in one of the few unfinished spaces at the former Cluett, Peabody & Co. shirt factory in downtown Troy. In the dark, cavernous room, caterer Angelo Mazzone had rolled out hors d’oeuvres,…

  • Albany man found dead on North Pearl Street

    Albany man found dead on North Pearl Street ALBANY — A city man was found dead early Friday on North Pearl Street near Pleasant Street in the Warehouse District of Albany. Source: Times Unition Albany man found dead on North Pearl Street