Times Union : world
13h30 06  mars
Churchill: For two Daniels, two preventable deaths
Chris Churchill
Like Daniel Satre, Daniel Prude was in his early 40s and a father. Like Satre, Prude appeared to be having some sort of psychotic episode when confronted by police. And like Satre, he suffered a heart attack during the encounter and died soon after.
Please register,’ officials plead as vaccine supply increase
Bethany Bump
Capital Region officials are urging members of the public to keep an eye on county websites and social media pages for information about upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics as more doses become available in the coming weeks. Albany County Health Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Whalen on Friday said...
Permits, new state entity suggested to ease High Peaks crush
Gwendolyn Craig Adirondack Explorer
The state Department of Environmental Conservation released a long-awaited report on Friday from the High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group. The group was created to suggest long-term strategies for addressing public safety and protecting the environment on popular trails. But many of the...
Video: Fireball above Troy as flames destroy downtown building
Kenneth C. Crowe II
Fire consumed a brownstone on Troy’s Broadway early Saturday morning. It was unclear if anyone was hurt in the fire at 451 Broadway.
Empire State College collects donations for homeless, victims of domestic violence
Wendy Liberatore
SARATOGA SPRINGS - SUNY Empire State College will hold a collection drive for food, toiletries and pet supplies from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, at its 111 West Ave. campus.
Trial of limo operator in Schoharie crash still in limbo
Larry Rulison
SCHOHARIE - The trial of Nauman Hussain, the only person to face criminal charges in the 2018 limousine crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people, is still on hold. Hussain, 31, who operated the limo company that owned the 31-foot stretch Ford Excursion involved in the crash was indicted in April...
Two defensive stands lift UAlbany football to opening victory
Pete Dougherty
Playing its 2020 football opener in March, UAlbany, ranked 13th nationally in the Football Championship Subdivision, scored 17 straight points in the second half and held off No. 14 New Hampshire 24-20 in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.
Mechanicville boys’ basketball continues to make the most of a short season
James Allen
On a night where the two most veteran members of the Mechanicville boys’ basketball roster excelled, it was the youngest member of the squad that helped the Red Raiders gain significant separation from Waterford on Friday night. Colin Richardson, a freshman and son of coach Rian Richardson,...
Siena men’s basketball loses regular-season finale
Mark Singelais
The Saints (12-4 overall, 12-4 league) are Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular-season champions with Monmouth, who beat Rider earlier in the day. Siena is still the No. 1 seed in the MAAC Tournament. Canisius’ Majesty Brandon scored the winning basket on a jumper from the right side with 11...
23h58 05  mars
Head chefs quit New World Bistro after less than 8 months
Steve Barnes
Hannah and Zachary Welton, married chefs who moved cross-country during the pandemic last summer to run the kitchen at New World Bistro Bar in Albany following the departure of its celebrated founding chef, Ric Orlando, have resigned.
Lawmakers react to reports Cuomo aides hid true number of nursing home deaths
Amanda Fries, Chris Bragg
ALBANY " The latest reports that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration scrubbed a state Department of Health report to hide the true number of nursing home residents who died from the coronavirus provided fuel for lawmakers Friday as they debated revoking Cuomo’s pandemic emergency powers. ...
Albany man indicted in 2018 shooting on First Street
Larry Rulison and Diego Mendoza-Moyers
ALBANY - Twenty-nine-year-old Lasmire Taylor was indicted Thursday by an Albany County grand jury on felony attempted murder and weapons charges. The indictment stems from a shooting that was reported to the Albany Police Department on the morning of Dec. 22, 2018 on First Street in Albany. ...
31.5M in grants to preserve state’s farmlan
Business staff
ALBANY " More than 31.5 million is being awarded through the Farmland Protection Implementation Grants program to protect and preserve 15,600 acres on 22 New York dairy farms and eight non-dairy farms, keeping the land productive. In the Capital Region, funds will protect Sheffer’s Grassland...
Both houses vote to strip Cuomo of pandemic emergency powers
Amanda Fries
ALBANY " Legislators voted to strip Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of his emergency powers Friday, but not without lengthy debate split across party lines in which Republicans blasted the bill as a “sham” for not repealing the directives Cuomo has issued in response to the coronavirus...
Troy’s State Street garage sees new stair tower installed
Kenneth C. Crowe II
TROY - Welders were busy working on the new stair tower at the State Street parking garage Friday that the city erected to replace the original stairs that were ripped down in early January. The new set of stairs is of a 1.15 million project to overhaul the deteriorating garage at River and State...