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Car crashes into Schenectady school

Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a window on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a windo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:13:58

Student arrested at Cohoes High School after alleged shooting threat

COHOES - Cohoes High School went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a student called 911 just before 2 p.m. to warn of an imminent shooting. The caller was identified by police and arrested at the high school, according to Cohoes Police Chief Bill Heslin. The teen - who, despite rumors, was not a

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-20 16:34:18

Arrest made in Colonie school threat

Bishop Photographer: provided photo COLONIE -- Police have charged Austin Bishop, 18, of Colonie, with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for allegedly threatening to return to school with a weapon after he was suspended on Tuesday, according to a police report. The alleged threat was overheard

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:55:32

Extra police at Colonie high school following school bus comment

There will be an extra police presence at Colonie Central High School on Wednesday after a student made a threatening comment on a school bus Tuesday. Christopher Robilotti, the executive principal, wrote to parents informing them that while the threat was not credible, the district was still taking

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 06:49:24

Utica pair accused of fentanyl possession on Thruway

Two Utica residents face drug charges after State Police said they were trafficking fentanyl. At about 9:15 p.m. on March 17 State Police stopped a vehicle on the Thruway in Bethlehem for traffic violations. Police searched the two people in the vehicle and allegedly found 152 grams of fentanyl and

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 07:39:08

Soul-food restaurant opening on Lark Street

Kitchen 216 on Lark Street in Albany, which describes itself as serving "modern soul food," has a soft opening for brunch service starting Tuesday, according to its Facebook page. Hours are listed as 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A reader who stopped in was told dinner service should start next week, but I'm aw

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-20 16:16:08

Police: Man cut woman in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY -- An Edward Street resident used a knife during a domestic incident involving his mother and his girlfriend Saturday morning, authorities said. Michael Keith, 30, faces one count of second-degree assault and two counts of first-degree unlawful imprisonment, all felonies, as well as othe

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 21:02:34

Ocular Inflammation Treatment Market to touch a US$ 1 billion value by the end of 2026 - TMR

Albany, NY, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Growing incidence rate of eye inflammations or uveitis has driven the patients toward adopting effective treatment options. In the coming years, majority of uveitis patients will be seeking ocular inflammation treatments through combination therapies, p

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:54:00

Third man charged in fatal July shootout

SCHENECTADY -- A third person has been charged in connection with a July gunfight in which at least 20 shots were fired and a man was killed. Marc Harris is accused of firing at Niam Dorvil, the man who police believe fired the shot that killed Jonny Olds, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert


Former Albany woman who sold heroin sentenced to time served

ALBANY - A former Albany resident was sentenced to time served after she purchased heroin in the Bronx and Amsterdam and sold it over the summer of 2016. United States District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino in Albany also sentenced Lourdes Rivera, 40, of the Bronx, to three years of post-imprisonment supe


Police investigate possible shots fired in Schenectady

ROTTERDAM -- An incident that involved speeding cars and possibly gunshots Monday morning in Schenectady apparently ended with a crash in Rotterdam, police said. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and Schenectady police had also yet to confirm if there had been gunshots. No arres


Up to a foot of snow to fall Wednesday: weather service

The mid-Hudson Valley is expecting up to a foot of snow this time around. Video by Amy Wu/The Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Despite it being the first full day of spring, the region's fourth nor'easter for March is expected to hit on Wednesday. The storm is forecast to drop anywhere from 6-12 inches

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 12:49:22

Law would force Albany County businesses to pay all employees sick time

ALBANY - A proposal in front of the county Legislature to offer paid sick leave to any employee - paid or full time - who has worked 80 or more hours in any given year. According to the legislation, sponsored by Legislator Alison McLean Lane, D-Colonie, employees can accrue at least one hour of sick

SPOTLIGHTNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 17:28:09

Hungry Hollow in Albany is closing

The Hungry Hollow, an ambitious and noble experiment to bring a restaurant to a redeveloping Albany neighborhood that before it opened had just a single retail business in a 16-square-block area, will close after lunch service on Friday (3/23). It was open for about 11 months at Dove Street and Sher


Albany man faces charges in wrong-way crash on I90

ALBANY -An Albany man faces charges including DWI and vehicular assault after he allegedly caused a head-on collision by driving the wrong way Saturday on I90 in Albany, State Police said Monday. Both drivers were taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital with serious injuries. Andrew M. Febbie, 21, d


Police: Student Threatened To Shoot Up Cohoes School

FuGenX CDC/Flickr Cohoes Police have traced a phone call threatening to shoot up the city's high school Tuesday to a 15-year-old male student. The city says an Albany County dispatcher alerted Cohoes police around 2 p.m. that a threat was made to shoot up Cohoes High School. The school went into lo

WAMC.ORG - 2018-03-20 20:06:09

Possible nor'easter expected to miss region but could mean some snow: Weather Service

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A possible nor'easter on Wednesday would likely miss the mid-Hudson Valley but could result in some snow, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A coastal storm is moving east and could develop into


2 NYC Men Arrested In Albany On Drug, Weapon Charges

ALBANY, NY - Two New York City men face multiple drug charges after being stopped in Albany for a traffic violation. State Police said that around 10:45 p.m. March 15, 2018 troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the City of Albany for a vehicle and traffic violation. While interviewing the driver, E


Albany residents celebrate generations of Irish heritage on St. Patrick's Day

ALBANY - Marcia Nord stood under a store awning at the corner of Central and North Lake avenues on Saturday afternoon, shielding herself from the heavy winds. "I shouldn't be here - this is absolutely ridiculous," the 93-year-old said. "Crazy as it gets, I'm always here." As befits someone of Irish


Police: Man committed criminal sex acts against child

SCHENECTADY - A city man committed sex acts on a child and is now facing charges that could bring 25 years in prison, authorities said. Christopher W. Clark, 19, of Albany Street, faces two counts of first-degree criminal sexual act, felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. C