Albany man sentenced in fatal 2022 shooting
Laquan Fallen, the Albany man accused of fatally shooting Czsar Lewis in 2022, was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison.
New York Football Coach Assaulted On Field by NY Deputy – Watch Video
Emotions ran high at on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023 at a game between Bennett High School and Christian Brothers Academy during state Class AA football semifinals at Cicero-North Syracuse High School, Cicero, N.Y., according to reporting by Scott Child of Syracuse.com. Further reporting from NBC 2, explains what happened on...
Albany man gets 5 to 15 years in prison for fatal 2022 shooting
An Albany man was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison for shooting a man to death last year. Laquan Fallen, 24, shot Czsar Lewis on Central Avenue and Robin Street in October 2022. The gun was illegally possessed by Fallen. Fallen had been facing a top count of...
Big Green Wrap Up Road Swing at UAlbany Saturday Night
Dartmouth (1-4, 0-0 Ivy League) at UAlbany (4-3, 0-0 America East) Date: Saturday, December 1, 2023 – 8 p.m. The Dartmouth men's basketball team plays the final of three straight road games on Saturday when the Big Green travel to New York's state capital to face the UAlbany Great Danes. Opening tipoff is set for 8 p.m. at Broadview Center. UAlbany marks Dartmouth's third America East opponent of the season (along with UMass Lowell and Vermont), with the Big Green's next game (home vs. New Hampshire) marking their fourth opponent from the conference.
College Of Saint Rose Shutting Down After 103 Years
After more than a century in operations, Albany’s College of Saint Rose is permanently closing amid mounting financial struggles.The school’s board of trustees voted Thursday, Nov. 30, to shut down the college at the end of the Spring 2024 semester.“It is with a heavy heart that the Board decided t…
Death Cab for Cutie to perform in Albany
The MVP Arena announced they will be hosting a performance by indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie.
The College of Saint Rose Students React to an Email Letting Them Know the School Is Closing
The Gist:The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. is closing permanently.Students have taken to social media to express their disappointment and frustration.The school has suffered from financial difficulties for a few years and finally had to call it quits.According to the Times Union, The College of Saint Rose was established in 1920 and was originally a private school for women. This lasted nearly 50 years until 1969 when the college opened its doors to male students. By far its most famous alumnus is Jimmy Fallon but the school has certainly seen its fair share of soon-to-be professional sports players,...
Will The UAlbany Football Team Win Their FCS Playoff Game?
This weekend is a huge weekend for UAlbany athletics as the UAlbany football team hosts Richmond in an FCS playoff game on Saturday at 12 noon. It will be a tripleheader of events headlined by the football game and then followed by the women's Albany Cup between Siena and UAlbany and then the men take on Dartmouth with both games being played at the brand new Broadview Center. It is arguably the biggest football game under head coach Greg Gattuso. Below is our quick take on this as seen in the Times Union:
Stolen information and credit cards lead to arrests by State Police
Three men arrested for crimes in Albany, Bethlehem, Colonie and Guilderland COLONIE – On November 5, State Police received a complaint from an Albany resident reporting that his information and […]
Navigating the AI Revolution: Balancing Technological Advancements with Ethical Considerations
As artificial intelligence (AI) ushers in a new era of technological advancement, its influence permeates every aspect of modern life. The emergence of AI-driven personal assistants, capable of adapting to our individual preferences and needs, marks a significant shift in our daily routines. These smart devices streamline our schedules and influence a broad spectrum of choices, from shopping to entertainment, reflecting the profound impact of AI on personal convenience.
Saint Rose College President Expresses Anger Over Media Leaks About College Closure
The President of Saint Rose College expresses fury over media leaks about the college's closure. The announcement, intended to be personally delivered to students, faculty, and parents, was instead revealed by the press, sparking outrage from the college administration.
College of Saint Rose in Albany Set to Close Following Board of Trustees Vote
• The College of Saint Rose in Albany will close in 2024 after a vote by the Board of Trustees. • The college has been struggling financially and recently requested $5 million in emergency funding from the city.
What’s ahead for wine and other craft beverages? Call it a significant correction, one expert says
Carlo DeVito is the former owner of the Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, New York, and the author of more than 20 books, many connected to the craft beverage industry. His books include “East Coast Wineries: A Complete Guide from Maine to Virginia,” “The Spirit of Rye: Over 300 Expressions to Celebrate the Rye Revival,” and the recently released “Tennessee Whiskey: How the Volunteer State Became the Center of the Whiskey Renaissance.”
Spotted: 2023 Rock for Tots at Philly Bar and Lounge
LATHAM – Restaurateurs and spectators attended the 23rd Annual Rock For Tots benefitting USMC Capital Region Toys For Tots at Philly Bar & Lounge on Saturday, Nov. 18. Music was […]
Christmas, New Year’s dining at/from restaurants, caterers
Below is the beginning of the 2023 list of Capital Region places to dine out on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, as well as restaurants, caterers, retail markets, etc., offering takeout holiday fare. Meals for Hanukkah, being celebrated Dec. 7 to 15, are included as well.
PriceChopper scoops up 5 NY ShopRite stores from Wakefern
After Wakefern Food Corp.-owned ShopRite closed a string of stores in upstate New York due to poor sales performance, another supermarket chain has swooped in as part of a plan to grow its retail footprint. In a Nov. 28 press release, Schenectady, N.Y.-based Price Chopper/Market 32 announced it acquired the...
Donna Riccitello continues baking beloved desserts, despite Riccitello's closure
SCHENECTADY — Homemade pies, cakes and other desserts were a staple at John Riccitello’s Restaurant, and the woman behind the popular desserts has found a way to keep those desserts coming for her customers even since the business closed earlier this year. John Riccitello’s Restaurant had been a...