Category Archives: Capital District

  • Rensselaer County GOP to endorse for county executive Saturday

    Rensselaer County GOP to endorse for county executive Saturday TROY – Rensselaer County Republicans are expected to endorse Deputy County Executive Chris Meyer as their candidate for county executive Saturday morning leading to a September primary with Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin.It’s projected Meyer could secure support from nearly two-thirds of…

  • Police: Gloversville man struck 18-month-old

    Police: Gloversville man struck 18-month-old A 24-year-old Gloversville man faces a felony assault charge after police say he struck and bruised an 18-month-old. Anthony T. LaRock, Jr., of 114 Lincoln St., was arrested Tuesday and charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child, police said. Source:…

  • One injured in Schenectady rollover

    One injured in Schenectady rollover Schenectady police are investigating a rollover crash on Altamont Avenue Friday that sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries. Source: Times Unition One injured in Schenectady rollover

  • Fab 8 grant by NY dates back to 2006 pact

    Fab 8 grant by NY dates back to 2006 pact The recent decision by state economic development officials to give GlobalFoundries $7.5 million to help pay for a $210 million piece of equipment at its Fab 8 factory in Malta can be traced back to 2006. That’s when the…

  • Sheriff: Ambulance driver fell asleep before fatal Duanesburg wreck

    Sheriff: Ambulance driver fell asleep before fatal Duanesburg wreck DUANESBURG — The driver of a Mohawk ambulance dozed off at the wheel before slamming into a tree last month in rural Schenectady County, killing the patient, Sheriff Dominic Dagostino said Friday. Chris Aernecke, 64, of Sloansville was pronounced dead…

  • Capital Region joins US movement to support climate pact

    Capital Region joins US movement to support climate pact As criticism continued to mount around President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris climate change pact, the Capital Region joined growing ranks of state and local officials vowing local support for the treaty. Gov. Andrew Cuomo also announced plans…

  • Activists, residents push for Troy to become sanctuary city

    Activists, residents push for Troy to become sanctuary city TROY — Proponents of the city becoming a sanctuary community for undocumented immigrants and opponents confronted each other outside City Hall Thursday night that led to shouting and shoving before a police officer intervened to separate them.A coalition of labor,…

  • TrustCo has adequate capital despite SEC stock filing

    TrustCo has adequate capital despite SEC stock filing Glenville-based TrustCo Bank Corp of NY, the holding company for Trustco Bank, says it has no need to raise any new capital despite filing a so-called shelf registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week to sell up…