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WATCH: Bad Accident on Alternate Route 7 Caught on Dashcam

Video posted to Reddit's Albany Forum on Thursday shows a multicar crash on Alternate Route 7 in Colonie. The timestamp on the dashcam says it happened Thursday afternoon shortly before 4pm. The vehicle with the dashcam is traveling westbound and is slowing down due to flashing police lights off to...
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Convict who escaped from NY courtroom kills himself during Orlando standoff

A man who had escaped from a New York courtroom after being convicted of attempted murder two weeks ago shot and killed himself during a standoff with police in Orlando Thursday. Michael Green, 36, who also went by the last name Edwards, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Mosaic at Millenia Apartments, hours after barricading himself inside one of the units, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office wrote in a statement. Green had spent the past two weeks on the run from law enforcement, ever since he took off from an Albany County courthouse in upstate New York...

ADK Park: Recent Environmental Conservation Police News

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement enforces the 71 chapters of New York State’s Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 1880, the first eight Game Protectors proudly began serving to protect the natural resources and people of New York State. In 2021, 282 Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) and Investigators across the state responded to 26,207 calls and worked on cases that resulted in 11,562 tickets or arrests for violations ranging from deer poaching to solid waste dumping, illegal mining, the black market pet trade, and excessive emissions violations.

How To Eat Like Anthony Bourdain Here in the Capital Region

June 25 would have been Anthony Bourdain’s 66th birthday. Maybe you know him as the “Don’t Order Fish on Mondays” guy from Kitchen Confidential. Maybe you traveled the world through his lens on No Reservations and CNN’s superb Parts Unknown. Maybe you only know the headlines around his death in 2018.

SNAPSHOT: Yana Yoga ribbon-cutting ceremony

A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates Samantha Lyman becoming the new owner of local business Yana Yoga, located at 100 Saratoga Village Blvd., Suite 26, in Malta. The Yana Yoga team and facilities are fully opened and ready to serve a growing list of clients and customers. More information is available online at (Photo provided by the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce)

Every dollar counts

We’re living in a time when you think a little longer about every dollar you spend—cutting out some of the extras in order to fill the gas tank. We hope you still see value in the work we’re doing with the Adirondack Explorer and our community forum on the Adirondack Almanack, to bring you news you need about the Adirondack Park.

Skidmore College study shows best time to exercise

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A study by Skidmore College has revealed the best time for women and men to exercise. Researchers at the college say they confirmed through a randomized, controlled trial, that the effectiveness of exercise depends on the time of day, and that these effects differ between types of exercise and between […]

Albany International Airport bracing for pre-COVID July 4 crowds

COLONIE - Air travel has been a huge headache for travelers lately due to airline staffing shortages and severe weather. With the Fourth of July right around the corner, Albany International Airport is bracing for big crowds. Airport officials gave a few tips of what you should know before you...