Category Archives: Capital District

  • Local brewer killed in tractor accident

    Local brewer killed in tractor accident The brewer for Brown’s Brewing Company died at his home Tuesday when the tractor he was riding flipped, Rensselaer County Sheriff Patrick Russo said Thursday. Source: Times Unition Local brewer killed in tractor accident

  • Bodies of 2 missing men found in Mohawk River

    Bodies of 2 missing men found in Mohawk River Two more bodies found in the Mohawk River Thursday near Little Falls are the victims of a capsizing on Monday. Source: Times Unition Bodies of 2 missing men found in Mohawk River

  • 4 killed in Oswego County crash

    4 killed in Oswego County crash SANDY CREEK — State Police say four people were killed after two cars struck a milk tanker that had swerved to avoid a deer on I-81 in Oswego County late Wednesday night. At 11:38 p.m, a 2015 Western Star milk tanker driven by…

  • Rensselaer County community newspaper enters new era

    Rensselaer County community newspaper enters new era A community newspaper that has covered the eastern towns of Rensselaer County for more than two decades is preparing for a new era with a new owner. Published in Hoosick Falls, the Eastwick Press keeps track of Grafton, Hoosick, Petersburgh, Berlin and…

  • Tax foreclosure looms at derelict, polluted Beech Nut factory

    Tax foreclosure looms at derelict, polluted Beech Nut factory CANAJOHARIE — With a federal agreement that Montgomery County will not get stuck with expensive environmental liability for the asbestos-tainted derelict former Beech Nut factory, the county is moving to take the property from an Ohio developer for delinquent property…

  • Indictment reinstated in elderly hate crime case

    Indictment reinstated in elderly hate crime case A state appeals court has reinstated the once-scrapped indictment of a Watervliet man accused of taking part in a “ring of hate crimes” to con the elderly out of tens of thousands of dollars for overpriced, shoddy home repairs. Source: Times Unition…