Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School Responds to Reported Weapon Incident: Urgent Safety Message for Local Families
On September 22, 2023, a student at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School reported a possible weapon on campus. The school administration and Albany County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation immediately.
Local Government & School Audits Reveal Non-Compliance and Policy Breaches: Here's What You Need to Know
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has released several local government and school audits. These audits show non-compliance and policy breaches in various districts and municipalities.
Housing advocacy organization losing home in Catskill
A community and legislative advocacy organization in Catskill says it’s being forced out of its home in a recently renovated warehouse-turned-arts space. The Hudson-Catskill Housing Coalition, formed in 2020 at the height of the pandemic and the racial justice movement sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, operates in Columbia, Greene, and Albany Counties.
Albany County's Fall Festival & 5K Returns with More Attractions and Participants: A Day of Fun and Wellness for Local Residents
Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy announced the second Fall Festival & 5K on Saturday, September 30, from 11am to 4pm. The event will occur on the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail and Firefighter’s Memorial Park. The festival will feature a new activity, 'Chalk the Walk', organized by the Art on the Rail Trail (ART) Committee of Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy. The 5K race, managed by ARE Event Productions, will start at 11am near the Hilton Barn in New Scotland and end at the Slingerlands trailhead in Bethlehem.
Police testify about Klein movements leading up to murder of New Scotland man
Prosecutors in the Jacob Klein trial presented more testimony Friday about video evidence pulled by investigators as they zeroed in on their suspect’s whereabouts. Klein, who is representing himself, is accused in the brutal stabbing death of local physician assistant Philip Rabadi, 35, at his Albany County home in April 2022.
Weekly Safety Report: House and Warehouse Fires, Impersonation Arrest, FBI Investigation, Police Officer Retirement, and Foundation Honors Slain Physician Assistant in Albany County, NY
This week in Albany County, New York, several incidents occurred that required emergency response. These incidents include a house fire on Elsmere Avenue in Delmar, a warehouse fire on Tivoli Street in Albany, an arrest of an individual impersonating a police officer, the addition of a new investigation to the FBI's "Wanted" list, the retirement of a longtime Albany police officer, and the honoring of a slain physician assistant through a foundation.
Discover 5 More Haunted Locations in Our Own Albany County
Albany County has a rich history dating back over 400 years. This article introduces five more places in Albany County with reported unusual sightings, adding to the seven highlighted in fall 2020.
9/22/23 RT Panel
The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are former EPA Regional Administrator, President of Beyond Plastics and faculty member at Bennington College Judith Enck, Diplomat in residence at Bard College Frederic Hof, and Albany County District Attorney David Soares. Sarah LaDuke hosts.
Where to get the new COVID vaccine in the Capital Region
On September 11, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved updated COVID-19 vaccines for everyone 6 months and older. This comes as COVID infections could see an uptick in the fall and winter respiratory virus season.
Agency that certifies Wyoming’s cops can’t access their files
The state agency that certifies Wyoming’s law enforcement officers doesn’t have the authority it needs to effectively investigate misconduct violations, the agency’s top official says. The Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission has been repeatedly denied access to officers’ personnel records — including those belonging to controversial...
Mental health program, services to be boosted as part of new effort in Albany County, city of Albany
Elected officials gathered Wednesday in downtown Albany to announce major efforts to boost mental health programs and services. Albany County Executive Dan McCoy says for the first time, ACCORD, the Albany County Crisis Officials Responding and Diverting Program, which diverts non-violent emergency calls from police to mental health professionals, will be expanded beyond the hilltowns into the city of Albany in 2025.
‘No silver bullet’: Programs announced to combat homelessness, addiction, and mental-health crises
ALBANY COUNTY — County, city, court, and state leaders are working with charitable groups in a united effort to stem homelessness and to deal with burgeoning mental-health and addiction crises. They stood together at a press conference on Sept. 20, hosted by Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy who said,...
Exploring Albany County's Craft Beverage Trail: A Local's Guide to Our Thriving Industry
Albany County has a long-standing history in the craft beverage industry and continues to thrive today. The Albany County Craft Beverage Trail serves as a platform for local producers to showcase their products. The trail includes breweries, wineries, cideries, distilleries, and meaderies in the capital city and the Helderberg Hilltowns.
Sip Your Way Through Albany County with The New Tasting Pass
Get ready to hop on Albany County's craft beverage trail. There is a new pass that makes it easier to enjoy beer and wine throughout the county. Helping to support and expose the vast brewing industry in the Capital Region, residents can now save on flights and tasting packages at wineries and breweries along the trail with the new Tasting Pass.
Horses of Unbridled: Love beyond limits: The journey of Laurie and Liam
In the heart of Unbridled, a sanctuary where volunteers tirelessly attend to the unique daily needs of each horse, a captivating love story unfolds — one that transcends the ordinary and unveils the extraordinary connection between Laurie, an exceptionally dedicated volunteer, and Liam, a horse in need of a person to call his own.
Testimony reveals Jacob Klein paid for background checks on Philip Rabadi
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Testimony on Sept. 21 revolved around surveillance video and records tracking Jacob Klein’s activities leading up to Philip Rabadi’s death on April 13, 2022. The jury got a closer look at the email at the center of the Prosecution’s case. Christopher Kopec, Investigator with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, said cell […]