Category Archives: Capital District

  • Troy Ice Cream shop breaks the ice — opens for season

    Troy Ice Cream shop breaks the ice — opens for season Spring fever was in the air as the Snow Man ice cream stand opened for the season on Saturday at 531 Fifth Ave. in Troy. Source: Times Unition Troy Ice Cream shop breaks the ice — opens for…

  • Photos: Kidz Expo

    Photos: Kidz Expo ALBANY —The 11th annual Hannaford Kidz Expo brought out winter-weary parents with children in tow to the Empire State Plaza in Albany on Saturday. The jam-packed day of free entertainment and activities featured live performances, super heroes, crafts, mini golf, reptiles on display, the roaming railroad…

  • Last skate Sunday at Empire State Plaza

    Last skate Sunday at Empire State Plaza ALBANY — Warm temperatures and a forecast for rain next week means that Saturday and Sunday are the final days for skating this season at the Empire State Plaza rink. The rink is open until 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon to…

  • Robbery suspect arrested in Cohoes

    Robbery suspect arrested in Cohoes COHOES — A tip from a city resident led to the arrest of an 18-year-old robbery suspect Saturday, city police said. Justice Ross, 18, no address provided, was charged with robbery, attempted robbery, grand larceny and assault. He is accused of robbing three different…

  • SEEN: Collar City Kilt Fest

    SEEN: Collar City Kilt Fest TROY — The second annual Collar City Kilt Fest brought plaid-skirted runners into the streets for a 5K followed by a pub crawl on Saturday. Source: Times Unition SEEN: Collar City Kilt Fest

  • Photos: Kilt Fest in Troy

    Photos: Kilt Fest in Troy TROY — The second annual Collar City Kilt Fest brought plaid-skirted runners into the streets for a 5K followed by a pub crawl on Saturday. Source: Times Unition Photos: Kilt Fest in Troy

  • Man killed in Claverack crash

    Man killed in Claverack crash CLAVERACK – A 25-year-old Craryville man was killed late Friday night when his pickup truck crashed on Route 23, Columbia County sheriff’s officials said. Reymondo L. Martinez was driving east on the highway just west of Green Acres Road in Claverack when the pickup…

  • Fire consumes former Round Lake gun club

    Fire consumes former Round Lake gun club When crews arrived on the scene, there was a two-acre brush fire surrounding the clubhouse, according to Lt. Joseph Plewinski of the Round Lake Fire Department. Fire departments from Malta Ridge, Jonesville and Saratoga Springs were assisting at the scene. Source: Times…

  • Albany High school vote was flawed, 101 say Saturday

    Albany High school vote was flawed, 101 say Saturday Reports of crowding and confusion at polling places, however, raised calls for a revote. State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia said Friday that the city will postpone plans for a new high school until she decided whether the Feb. 9 vote…

  • Saratoga harness track turns 75

    Saratoga harness track turns 75 Hoffman still works at the track, which now has video lottery machines and since 2011 has been called Saratoga Casino and Raceway. […] among the oldest operating harness tracks in the country, the track has welcomed 24 million guests, produced 11,000 racing programs and…