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One death, 21 arrests at Stephentown music festival

From June 7 through June 11, state police focused on the illegal distribution of controlled substances at the Disc Jam Music Festival, which was held from June 7 to June 10 at Gardner’s Farm, 15895 Route 22 in Stephentown.

TROY RECORD - 2018-06-21 18:02:14

Troy man faces prison time for criminal possession of a weapon

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced Dominick Harris, 24, pled guilty Thursday to one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, in satisfaction of a ten-count indictment.

TROY RECORD - 2018-06-22 21:17:14

Big, friendly emu named Charles wandering around Rensselaer County

The big bird was last seen Wednesday after escaping his enclosure at the Berkshire Bird Paradise in Grafton Tuesday. Peter Dubacher, who runs the bird sanctuary, says his daughter Elizabeth and others are currently searching for the bird that was last seen heading toward Petersburg.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-06-22 09:58:52

State Police: More arrested in connection to weekend festival in Stephentown

Joseph A. Baumgarten, age 25, of Manchester, CT, was arrested for two counts of Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, class A misdemeanors, and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, a violation.

WRGB - 2018-06-22 10:43:06

Two Berkshire Women Celebrated as Unsung Heroines

Sen. Adam Hinds welcomes Great Barrington's Unsung Heroine Gwendolyn VanSant and her husband, Sam VanSant, at the State House.BOSTON – Two Berkshire County women were honored as members of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women's 2018 class of Unsung Heroines during a State House ceremo

IBERKSHIRES.COM - 2018-06-21 10:51:00

Albany Police: Man arrested, accused of firing handgun in two incidents

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Albany Police say a man was arrested, accused in two incidents where shots were fired in the city of Albany.

WRGB - 2018-06-21 13:09:52

Global Sports Supplement Market is Expected To Reach at a CAGR of 8.52% during the period 2017-2021

Albany, NY, 22nd June : Recent research and the current scenario as well as future market potential of "Global Sports Supplement Market 2017-2021" globally.

OPENPR.COM - 2018-06-22 11:03:00

Eagle file photo Power outage spurs another closure at Berkshire Mall in Lanesborough today.

Mike Kohan, principal partner of the Kohan Retail Investment Group, which owns the mall, attributed the power outage to one of the mall's electrical panels and said mall staff were working on the problem.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Albany cops investigate report of shots fired on Central Avenue

The city is dealing with a spate of shootings. A man was gunned down in a nearby neighborhood last week. Equan Fallen, 20, was killed just before 6:30 p.m. on June 12.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-21 11:47:04

'Charles' the emu has been found safe

"Thank you everyone for the help and support!❤️everyone is welcome to come up and check out the celebrity Charles!"The sanctuary said in a poston Facebook.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-06-22 15:27:02

House of the Week: A-frame camp in Sand Lake

This week’s selection is a contender. The little modified A-frame, built in 1965, sits on a half-acre overlooking Spring Lake. The seasonal camp has a giant stone fireplace with a wood stove in the firebox; nice wood laminate floors, two bedrooms, one bathroom, a giant deck and two docks. There is a

ALBANY TIMES UNION (BLOG) - 2018-06-22 04:03:25

An emu named Charles is running wild near Albany

PETERSBURG, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Be on the lookout! An emu named Charles is on the lam in Petersburg, near Albany.

WIVB - 2018-06-21 11:18:58

Global Women Health Rehabilitation Products Market is Impelled To Reach at a CAGR of 6.58% during the period 2017-2021

Albany, NY, 22nd June : Recent research and the current scenario as well as future market potential of "Global Women Health Rehabilitation Products Market 2017-2021" globally.

OPENPR.COM - 2018-06-22 11:05:00

Police: Hudson murder weapon recovered

Mohammed Morshed, 27, was charged with murder. He was taken into custody on Monday morning after the shooting.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-06-21 16:18:40

Watervliet father, son charged after cops find drugs and guns

Police Chief Mark Spain said in a news release that on Tuesday the department arrested Christian Leon-Roldan, 36, and his father Carlos Leon, 59, both of 2425 3rd Ave., rear building.


Albany police charge 2 with gun crimes

Around 8 p.m. Tuesday, officers tried to stop Alvin Damon, 21, near Third Street and North Manning Boulevard in reference to an unspecified investigation. Damon led officers on brief foot chase before being arrested, police said. When officers searched Damon they found a loaded 9mm handgun, accordin


Police: Man accepted  payment for job, fled

Alan Rogers, 57, of Schoharie, was charged June 12 with fourth-degree grand larceny, troopers said in a media release. He was accused of agreeing to complete remodeling work for a customer in the town of Coeymans.

DAILY STAR - 2018-06-21 00:34:37

Albany Police arrest man on drugs, weapon charges after traffic stop.

During the stop, police say the front seat passenger, David Mathes, had a loaded .40 caliber handgun and 1.6 grams of crack cocaine in his possession.


Mother, daughter die  in Schoharie crash

A crash Monday afternoon in the Schoharie County town of Seward left two people dead.On Wednesday, state police at Latham released the identities of the passengers in the crash, which remains under investigation.

DAILY STAR - 2018-06-21 00:28:44

Police: Poestenkill woman hit person with vehicle, left scene

NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. >> A Poestenkill woman was arrested after hitting a person with her vehicle Friday and leaving the scene, police said.