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Opponents come together to honor Olivia Allen, raise money for cancer research
April 23, 2024, 12:24 am | Source

Saratoga Springs, Jamesville-DeWitt hold pregame display to raise awareness of pediatric cancer.

Best of the Week in Section II for April 15-21
April 22, 2024, 10:30 pm | Source

Take a look at some of the top performances of the past week, and some of the top games upcoming this week.

New York offshore wind projects scrapped, along with promise of local jobs
April 22, 2024, 9:17 pm | Source

GE Vernova was going to build wind turbines in Coeymans, creating hundreds of local jobs. But that project has been canceled, at least for the time being.

Stratton National Guard in need of nearly $300 million for new planes, Schumer says
April 22, 2024, 9:04 pm | Source

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer is urging the Air Force to spend $290 million on two new Skibird planes for polar missions.

Former ACC, Big 12 player Langford, Klaczek of Atlantic 10 to join UAlbany men's basketball
April 22, 2024, 8:46 pm | Source

DeMarr Langford Jr. will join the UAlbany men’s basketball program after playing at Boston College and Central Florida. Meanwhile, Kacper Klaczek will join UAlbany after playing for Saint Joseph’s.

Groundbreaking for solar panels floating on Cohoes reservoir
April 22, 2024, 8:21 pm | Source

City took unusual move to own its own solar panels, and put them where it will likely impact the least people — floating on top of a body of water.

State court system will post transcripts of Trump trial
April 22, 2024, 7:31 pm | Source

The state court system will publish daily transcripts of the trial proceedings in the matter of The People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump.

Attorney general warns town its zoning regs appear to thwart Jewish developers
April 22, 2024, 7:00 pm | Source

Sullivan County town is accused of changing its zoning rules for "houses of worship" to thwart a large Jewish housing development.

Central Hudson to resume utility terminations after 4 years
April 22, 2024, 5:59 pm | Source

The utility began sending termination letters Monday after pausing shutoffs in the pandemic and continuing to not terminate service through its billing debacle.

Mayor Carmella Mantello wants new City Hall in Troy
April 22, 2024, 5:06 pm | Source

Mayor will solicit proposals for new city headquarters until late June. 

Siena men's basketball hires Ben Lee as assistant coach
April 22, 2024, 4:55 pm | Source

At Washington, Lee was promoted to assistant coach and director of recruiting this past season. He helped develop 2023-24 Pac-12 Sixth Player of the Year Koren Johnson.

MiSci gets $10M in state budget funds for renovations, rebranding
April 22, 2024, 3:44 pm | Source

The infusion of money was included in the state budget pact that came together over the weekend.

SEEN: Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards 2024
April 22, 2024, 3:26 pm | Source

Were you Seen at the Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards (The Eddies) at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on April 21, 2024?

MORE: 2024 Eddies award Angelina Valente, SIRSY top honors

Ulster County to launch free ‘Nature Bus’ service
April 22, 2024, 3:00 pm | Source

The routes will take riders to natural landscapes in the county, including Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Kingston Point Beach and Walkway Over the Hudson.

Trio of regional cocktails showcase oysters, pine, mushroom
April 22, 2024, 3:00 pm | Source

Day Line, Lil’ Deb’s Oasis, The Hereafter — all bars and restaurants in the northern Hudson Valley — make experimental cocktails 

About Albany Times Union

The Times Union is an American daily newspaper, serving the Capital Region of New York. Although the newspaper focuses on Albany and its suburbs, it covers all parts of the four-county area, including the cities of Troy, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs. It is owned by Hearst Communications. The paper was founded in 1857 as the Morning Times, becoming Times-Union by 1891, and was purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1924. The newspaper has been online since 1996. The newspaper is printed in its Colonie headquarters by the Hearst Corporation’s Capital Newspapers Division. The daily edition costs $2 and the Sunday/Thanksgiving Day edition costs $3. Home delivery prices are slightly lower.

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