Category Archives: Capital District

  • Man run over by truck in Colonie

    Man run over by truck in Colonie COLONIE – A man walking along Route 7 was hit by a truck as the pick up pulled out of a gas station. The truck was pulling out of the Mobil gas station on the south-east corner of the intersection when the…

  • Blame game rages on late STAR school tax checks

    Blame game rages on late STAR school tax checks Fingers were pointing in both directions Tuesday as New York’s acting tax chief and the head of a state tax assessor’s group fielded questions about the seemingly endless delays, errors and general confusion surrounding the School Tax Relief or STAR…

  • Averill Park's Phil Caruso reflects on Hollywood life

    Averill Park's Phil Caruso reflects on Hollywood life Photographer Phil Caruso of Averill Park has spent 35 years working on movie sets. On Saturday, Caruso, 60, will receive a still photographer lifetime achievement award from the Society of Camera Operators at a black-tie affair in the Loews Hollywood Hotel.…

  • Court of Appeals hears case on tossed murder confession

    Court of Appeals hears case on tossed murder confession The state Court of Appeals heard legal arguments Tuesday in the case of a Washington County man found guilty of killing his mother, stepfather and stepbrother in 2011. A special prosecutor is seeking to reverse a mid-level appeals court decision…

  • Hoosick Falls residents' PFOA suit moves forward

    Hoosick Falls residents' PFOA suit moves forward A federal judge has declined to dismiss a federal class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of residents who claim the toxic pollution of water supplies in and around Hoosick Falls diminished the value of their properties and put them at increased risk for…

  • Meeting to focus on Bethlehem's Delaware Avenue

    Meeting to focus on Bethlehem's Delaware Avenue The town and the Capital District Transportation Committee are funding the Delaware Avenue Complete Streets Feasibility Study. Complete streets planning involves making roads useful for pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation riders and drivers. Source: Times Unition Meeting to focus on Bethlehem's Delaware Avenue

  • McEneny gets new Albany role amid questions over HR

    McEneny gets new Albany role amid questions over HR Amid criticism of the human resources department, Rachel McEneny will take the helm in overseeing HR along with several other city functions as commissioner of Administrative Services in Albany. McEneny will be responsible for multiple departments, including budget, information technology…

  • Health official's vow: Eliminate hepatitis C

    Health official's vow: Eliminate hepatitis C ALBANY — A first-ever summit on hepatitis C kicked off Tuesday morning with strong support from state officials for the goal of eliminating the virus, as new cases rise among young adults who are injection drug users. “Together, we will eliminate hepatitis C,”…

  • Once a $15M dream project, now a $250K demolition job in Troy

    Once a M dream project, now a 0K demolition job in Troy Troy opens bids to level buildings at site that was once touted as future home of $15 million Upper Hudson Research Center of the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries The 5.74-acre site between the Poesten Kill…