• By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    TICKETS ON SALE FOR ADULTS-ONLY PROM IN TROY

    Who doesn't love a good prom? Tickets are on sale for the annual "Troy Prom: A Grown-Up Only Themed Dance Party" hosted by the Takk...

    Style, Food, Entertainment
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    CLASSES DELAYED AT RAVENA-COEYMANS-SELKIRK SCHOOL

    The start of classes at one of the elementary schools in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District will be delayed for two...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    A.M. ROUNDUP: CUOMO AND MOLINARO AGREE TO DEBATE, EXCLUDING OTHER CANDIDATES

    Good morning. Did you buy your lottery ticket yet? The payout for Tuesday's drawing has climbed to $1.6 billion - and it's left Capital...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    RAIN, CHILL HIT ALBANY AREA

    Rain is moving it and it could take a while to move on. Forecasters say there is a 90-percent chance of rain on Tuesday and the showers...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    CHURCHILL: MAY THE RED SOX UNITE A DIVIDED NATION - AND WIN ANYWAY

    This divided nation can't agree on much, but most Americans concur with this: Boston fans are the worst. Count me among the deplorables....

    World, Bowling, Sport, Running
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    SCHENECTADY COUNTY APPROVES 2019 BUDGET WITH NO TAX INCREASE

    SCHENECTADY - Thanks again to casino revenues, county legislators Monday night unanimously adopted a $330 million spending plan for...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    DEMOCRATIC NEWCOMER CHALLENGES VETERAN REPUBLICAN IN 49TH SENATE DISTRICT

    Republicans, Democrats
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    COMMUNITY RAISES FUNDS FOR INJURED SOUTH GLENS FALLS FIREFIGHTER

    SOUTH GLENS FALLS - The community is raising funds for a volunteer firefighter who was seriously injured after fighting a blaze last...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    SIENA BASKETBALL'S JALEN PICKETT FEELS AT HOME IN TU CENTER

    Siena hired Jamion Christian, and his first signee was Pickett, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound combination guard who has played for the Albany...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    REDEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR TROY'S MONUMENT SQUARE PROGRESS NOT CLEAR

    TROY - The city doesn't have any firm plans about when it will solicit proposals to make a fifth run at redeveloping 1 Monument Square...

    Running
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 23, 2018

    FIVE CASES OF POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS SUSPECTED IN NEW YORK

    New York health officials said Monday there are at least five suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis in the state - a mysterious...

    Health
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WITH ELECTION NEARING, WHITE HOUSE PITCHES N.Y. ECONOMIC GAINS

    WASHINGTON - With several highly competitive House races upstate, top White House economic advisers convened a conference call to talk...

    Election
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    CAPITAL REGION LOTTERY FEVER: 'IT'S BEEN CRAZY'

    ALBANY - Benny Kirker stood behind the cash register and held up a stack of Mega Millions ticket receipts. "Look at all these," the...

    U.S.
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    HERE'S HOW NEW YORK IS SPENDING ITS FEDERAL OPIOID DOLLARS

    New York is among a group of states that has been able to broaden its federal spending on the opioid epidemic for services beyond treatment,...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    COLONIE LOWERS TAX INCREASE IN NEXT YEAR'S BUDGET

    The town of Colonie is lowering its proposed tax increase in the 2019 budget from 7.5 to 5.8 percent. The cost for the average homeowner...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    DOWNTOWN ALBANY SEWER PROJECT TO IMPACT TRAFFIC FLOW

    ALBANY - Both commuters and downtown visitors should allow extra time for travel because of possible delays and congestion as the city...

    Travel
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NATIONAL GRID FORECASTS LOWER RATES THIS WINTER

    There's good news in spite of a weekend weather forecast for a potential nor'easter: National Grid forecasts reduced rates for the...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    N.Y. FOREST RANGERS RESCUE 5 LOST HIKERS IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

    FORT ANN - Forest rangers rescued five hikers - including an eight-year-old girl - lost in the Washington County wilderness on Saturday,...

  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    PRIMALOFT'S PLASTIC-BASED INSULATION GOES GREEN

    Colonie How might petrochemical plastic be made delectable to the tiny microbes that cause other things to naturally biodegrade relatively...

    Food
  • By Times Union   -   Oct 22, 2018

    PRESERVATION PROGRAM LINKS RETIRING AND ASPIRING FARMERS GOES STATEWIDE

    SARATOGA SPRINGS - A regional plan to connect retiring farmers with aspiring farmers is going statewide. American Farmland Trust announced...