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Saratoga Springs City Council to discuss restraining order
November 29, 2022, 3:34 am | Source
The Saratoga Springs City Council is taking action against the temporary restraining order put on them by Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen.

World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday
November 29, 2022, 2:08 am | Source
Shaker Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center celebrated a special birthday on Monday. A local World War II veteran turned 100 years old.

Toys for Tots 'Stuff the Bus' campaign kicks off
November 29, 2022, 1:52 am | Source
The South Colonie Central School District kicked off its Toys for Tots Stuff the Bus campaign for the sixteenth year.

SCOTUS concerned about future political corruption during Percoco case
November 28, 2022, 10:28 pm | Source
The Supreme Court was back after the holiday, hearing arguments around a case involving a private citizen and bribery.

Accused firefighter on payroll during trial delays
November 28, 2022, 10:06 pm | Source
A Watervliet firefighter who is on trial for allegedly groping an Uber driver in January 2019 remains on the payroll despite being on leave since the allegations came to light.

Schenectady Santacon date set
November 28, 2022, 9:51 pm | Source
The Schenectady Santa-Con date is set.

Hochul to choose next Chief Judge: NYS Court of Appeals
November 28, 2022, 9:40 pm | Source
8Governor Hochul will soon be choosing the next Chief Judge for New York's highest Court of Appeals after Former Chief Judge Janet DiFiore resigned back in August. Experts say the weight of this decision is a heavy one. Governor Hochul will be choosing from seven candidates selected by the states...

PHOTOS: Holiday train stops in Fort Edward
November 28, 2022, 9:28 pm | Source
Fort Edward's train station is a small stop that runs intercity trains - most of the time. This week kicked off with a very different type of visitor on the rails.

Seven North Country residents accused of drug possession
November 28, 2022, 9:14 pm | Source
Seven North Country residents were arrested for allegedly possessing and some selling drugs.

Job fair to focus on lower Adirondack employers
November 28, 2022, 8:34 pm | Source
Warren County is getting serious about jobs. Last month, the county held its first in-person job fair since the COVID-19 pandemic in Glens Falls. Next month, they're doing it again - but setting their sights north.

Stop in for tea and cake in Cohoes' newest business
November 28, 2022, 8:28 pm | Source
Jones' flagship tea blend is a proprietary chocolate tea, made in part with hulls of cacao beans.

Search continues for teen reported missing out of Schenectady
November 28, 2022, 8:14 pm | Source
Law enforcement was out in Schenectady on Monday as they continued to search for a teenager reported missing.

Brooklyn man jailed for selling drugs in Rutland
November 28, 2022, 8:13 pm | Source
Babatunde's three year sentence will be served concurrently to his state sentence in New York for second-degree attempted murder, which he previously pleaded guilty and greed to an eight-year sentence.

Comment sought on Queensbury culvert replacement
November 28, 2022, 7:26 pm | Source
Residents of Glens Falls and Queensbury may be familiar with the aging culvert running under Corinth Road, also known as County Route 28. Warren County is looking to give an upgrade to the route that carries Clendon Brook under the road, and is seeking community input.

Capital Region ski resorts opening day guide
November 28, 2022, 7:18 pm | Source
'Tis the season to hit the slopes.

Public invited to discuss the future of Albany's Riverfront Garage
November 28, 2022, 7:15 pm | Source
The Albany Parking Authority will hold a public meeting regarding Downtown Albany's Riverfront Garage.

Halfmoon man arrested for alleged sex crimes
November 28, 2022, 6:55 pm | Source
A Halfmoon man was arrested on Monday for alleged sex crimes against a minor. Michael Pajak, 77, faces multiple charges.

Albany man pleads not guilty in 2021 murder case
November 28, 2022, 6:22 pm | Source
An Albany man has pleaded not guilty to a two-count indictment in Albany County Court Monday morning.

Albany Institute announces Jan Brett book signing
November 28, 2022, 6:21 pm | Source
Children's author and illustrator Jan Brett will be signing books at the Albany Institute of History & Art on Sunday.

Christmas market at Albany Rural Cemetery date
November 28, 2022, 5:42 pm | Source
The Christmas Market at the Albany Rural Cemetery will return on Saturday and will run from noon to 4 p.m., taking place at the chapel, located at 3 Cemetery Ave. in Menands.

Brush fire breaks out in remote New Marlborough woods
November 28, 2022, 5:40 pm | Source
A brush fire broke out Sunday morning in New Marlborough, burning several acres in an area firefighters could only reach by ATV.

12 Gloversville projects announced in $10M initiative
November 28, 2022, 5:11 pm | Source
12 transformative projects will take place in the City of Gloversville, as part of the $10M Downtown Revitalization Initiative award.

AG James releases annual 'pennies for charity' report
November 28, 2022, 4:57 pm | Source
New York Attorney General Letitia James released her annual "Pennies for Charity: Fundraising by Professional Fundraisers" report on Monday.

Albany announces schedule for Holiday Tree Lighting
November 28, 2022, 4:56 pm | Source
The day will be filled with many fun activities including open skating and live performances.

Vermonter accused of stealing over $900 worth of goods from Home Depot
November 28, 2022, 4:32 pm | Source
A Vermont man was arrested on Saturday morning for allegedly stealing over $900 worth of merchandise from a Home Depot in Rutland.

Tickets on sale for Ice Castles Lake George
November 28, 2022, 4:32 pm | Source
There's something snowy ahead. The icicles are still growing, but as of this week, tickets are on sale for Ice Castles Lake George, set to make its return in January.

Trees for Troops spreads holiday spirit overseas
November 28, 2022, 4:06 pm | Source
Dozens of trees are now on their way to military bases around the world for members of the U.S. Armed Services who can't make it home for the holidays.

Holiday giving program back in South Glens Falls
November 28, 2022, 4:04 pm | Source
The time is here again. For the Moreau Community Center, the holiday season is a critical time in community service - and holiday caring.

Code Blue Alert issued for homeless in Albany
November 28, 2022, 4:00 pm | Source
With temperatures expected to dip below freezing Monday night, the Homeless and Travelers Aid Society (HATAS) issued a Code Blue Alert in Albany through Wednesday.

Upcoming Chanukah food demonstration in Cohoes
November 28, 2022, 3:52 pm | Source
New York Folklore will be hosting a demonstration of a traditional Chanukah meal by Elisheva Liberman at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Canal Square Park in Cohoes, in conjunction with the Cohoes Holiday Market.

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame hosting book talk and signing
November 28, 2022, 3:29 pm | Source
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be hosting racing historian and author Michael Veitch to discuss his new book, "Legacy of Excellence: Thoroughbred Racing in Saratoga Springs 1965 to 2008."

CDTA seeks input on finished bus reliability study
November 28, 2022, 3:28 pm | Source
The Bus Lane Feasibility Study, launched in October 2021 by the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) and the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC), has been completed.

Albany Parking Authority holding public meeting
November 28, 2022, 3:10 pm | Source
The Albany Parking Authority will be holding a public meeting on at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Blake Annex, located at 1 Steuben Plaza, Albany.

Lake George Arts Project looking for new artists
November 28, 2022, 2:55 pm | Source
The village of Lake George's local art gallery is a gem on Canada Street, shining with art from across a wide swath of influences and origins - all from under the village's historic courthouse. The Lake George Arts Project is currently looking for proposals for the next wave of art to visit its c...

Narcan kits installed outside north country businesses
November 28, 2022, 2:53 pm | Source
Several businesses across the north country will soon be equipped with emergency Narcan kits, as part of an Adirondack Health Institute initiative to expand public access to the lifesaving drug.

Lia Nissan Saratoga making donation to Equinox Inc.
November 28, 2022, 2:33 pm | Source
For the second year in a row, Lia Nissan Saratoga will be donating to Equinox Inc.

Driver escapes after Thruway rollover in Coxsackie
November 28, 2022, 2:25 pm | Source
The driver of a car that flipped on the New York State Thruway in Coxsackie Thursday morning was able to pull themself to safety, according to a press release from Coxsackie Hose Company No. 3.

UCSO: Saugerties man drives with 10 license suspensions
November 28, 2022, 1:49 pm | Source
Investigations showed that Grosvenor was driving with "at least" 10 suspensions of his driving privileges, according to a press release from the sheriff's office.

Schenectady Greenmarket moves to Proctors for winter
November 28, 2022, 1:06 pm | Source
Schenectady Greenmarket will move inside Proctors for the winter season starting Sunday, December 4.

5 things to know this Monday, November 28
November 28, 2022, 12:40 pm | Source
Today's five things to know include a shooting in the parking lot of the Queensbury Walmart, and a welcome change in Capital Region gas prices.

Saugerties native takes the stage in Hairspray at Proctors
November 28, 2022, 12:33 pm | Source
The national tour of Hairspray is dancing its way into town next week! Niki Metcalf, the lead role, is more than excited to bring a little bit of Baltimore to the Electric City.

PD: Amsterdam sex offender breaks out of police car
November 28, 2022, 12:12 pm | Source
An Amsterdam man who allegedly sent sexual content to a child broke out of a police car on Tuesday, according to a press release from the Amsterdam Police Department.

98.3 TRY Social Dilemma: Real Christmas tree or artificial Christmas tree?
November 28, 2022, 11:54 am | Source
"I believe in the real Christmas tree. I love the smell, I love how it looks, and I just think real trees are beautiful. My sister on the other hand loves her artificial tree." Which do you prefer?

Fred Astaire offering free classes for toy donations
November 28, 2022, 11:28 am | Source
Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Saratoga Springs is partnering with the Anderson Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual, to be a drop-off site for Toys for Tots.

Albany gas prices take 10-cent dip in past week
November 28, 2022, 10:58 am | Source
In the Capital Region, the average price tag at the pump dropped 9.7 cents in the past week—making $3.82 per gallon the new standard.

Police: Vermonter shoots at Schenectady trio
November 28, 2022, 10:30 am | Source
Vermont State Troopers have arrested a Shaftsbury man who was allegedly responsible for a shooting incident in his hometown Friday night.

Holiday travelers make their way home during the busiest travel season of the year
November 28, 2022, 3:47 am | Source
Folks from all over the country returning to Capital Region post-thanksgiving holiday.

Queensbury Walmart closed briefly after shooting in parking lot
November 27, 2022, 11:40 pm | Source
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Walmart on Route 9 in Queensbury closed briefly on Sunday afternoon following a shooting incident in the parking lot. The Warren County Sheriff's Office responded to the location just before 4 p.m., after receiving a call for a man who had been shot in the hip. The...

Midway Fire Hosts Holiday Community Event
November 27, 2022, 6:09 pm | Source
The Midway Fire Department is no stranger to offering community events. For the fire station, it’s all about connecting with the community and increasing community engagement. The Midway Fire Department hosted its One-stop Holiday Shopping with Santa and Midway Elves event Sunday afternoon. The e...

CBA's state title aspirations fall short in semifinals
November 27, 2022, 5:37 pm | Source
When Bob Burns arrived at Christian Brothers Academy, he had one mission - get to a state title. After a brilliant, 12-0 season that saw the Brothers win both back-to-back section titles and a regional championship for the first time in program history, that lofty goal fell just one game short, a...

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