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Albany man accused of drug trafficking

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Friday, October 15, Wakeem Ricks, age 30, of Albany, is in custody pending trial on a charge that he allegedly distributed cocaine base. According to authorities, Ricks distributed cocaine base to another individual, on September 23, they said. The charge carries a sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine […]
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Now 41, man who killed 4-year-old at age 13 granted parole

ALBANY, N.Y. — (AP) — Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole, corrections officials said on Saturday. Smith, now 41, appeared for the 11th time before the Board of Parole on October 5 and...
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Mid-Hudson News Network

Two Jersey men indicted in cocaine conspiracy

ALBANY – Two New Jersey men have been indicted by a federal grand jury for trafficking nine kilograms of cocaine. On April 2, Robert “Bobby” Ingrao, 74, of Lodi, was driving a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee north on the Thruway and New York State Police conducted a traffic stop. Ingrao,...
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Daily Gazette

At the Table: For hungry patrons, Ugly a beautiful sight in Malta

MALTA — The roundabouts that infest this town make getting around more time consuming and confusing than need be. I say this because getting to the new Ugly Rooster Cafe, in the former Malta Diner on Route 9, involved two traffic circles, and getting back on the road afterward involved a different two.
Troy Record


BUFFET BREAKFAST: The Latham-Colonie Columbiette Buffet Breakfast will be held on Sunday October 10th 2021, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, at the Latham-Colonie Knights of Columbus Council 328 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, N.Y. 12110. Our Menu includes; Scrambled Eggs, an Omelet Station, Home Fries, Corned Beef Hash, Bacon and Sausage, Pancakes and French Toast served w/Warm syrup, A Variety of Cereals and Juices, Bananas and Hot Tea, Coffee or Hot Chocolate. $10 Adults, $5 Children (5-10) and under 5 Free! For information: or 518 783 0572.

Legendary Guilderland Cafe Giving It A Go As A Country Bar

Ya know, it feels like all of our prayers for more Capital Region Country bars are finally being answered. I feel like one of the more frequent qustions I have answered from GNA listeners over the years is "What are some great Country bars in the area?" In the past that list felt like it was shorter than it should be considering all the amazing Country fans we have in the Capital Region. Thankfully, it looks like we have a little trend here of new Country bars setting up shop.

Troy restaurant collection looks for new culinary talent as Executive Chef Krumanocker departs Clark House Hospitality

By DUNCAN CRARY TROY — After six years at Clark House Hospitality, and successfully keeping the collection of downtown restaurants, retail, and private event spaces afloat throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Troy native Zoë Krumanocker, 30, will be stepping down as vice president of culinary on Oct. 30. In an email to staff sent Tuesday […]

Zipline with zombies for a terrifying October adventure

If you’re looking for an experience this Halloween season that is not for the faint of heart, you can find it in Schenectady at the Zombie Zipline Adventure. Scary creatures lead you through a dark forest at Mountain Ridge Adventure, and suspend you 70+ feet in the air, all alone, to wonder when your feet will touch solid ground again.

Carmen’s Cuban Bistro opens just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month

by DUNCAN CRARY TROY — One of the city’s most popular brunch spots reopened last weekend with new specials and old favorites after a two-week hiatus. Carmen’s Bistro, featuring Cuban-Spanish-American cuisine, is located at 198 1st St., in a quiet neighborhood setting three blocks south of Downtown and the Russell Sage College campus. “September […]

Local teacher named winner of Stewart’s Shops cup decorating contest

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (WWTI) — The winner has been named for the Stewart’s Shops cup decorating contest. Stewart’s Shops announced this week that local teacher Elizabeth Rossback won the convenience store chain’s cup decorating contest for her New York-themed cup. Rossback’s design included the twin bridges, a horse and jockey...

Lions, tigers among Seneca Park Zoo animals vaccinated against COVID

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A group of animals at the Seneca Park Zoo have been vaccinated against COVID-19. According to Monroe County Executive Adam Bello, the giraffes, lions, tigers, snow leopards, and otters have been fully vaccinated. The lynx, baboons, and some others are also slated to be vaccinated in the near future. The vaccine […]

Take a golden hike with Cooper, a golden retriever

Take a golden hike with Cooper, a golden retriever. Zipline with zombies for a terrifying October adventure. Albany Police Athletic League now seeks new home for Capital Holiday Lights in the Park. 98.3 TRY Social Dilemma: Is It Okay to Brush Your Teeth In the Shower?. Equinox hosts 7th annual...
Times Union

Side Door Cafe is now a little bit of country in Guilderland

GUILDERLAND — For 65 years, Side Door Café was the friendly hometown sports bar where people could relax and enjoy themselves. But like many others in the restaurant industry, the neighborhood joint shut down during the pandemic, unable to sustain the business with heightened regulations and a dwindling workforce. A...
Times Union

Post in Albany is closed, owners will change concept

ALBANY — Post, the latest incarnation of a basement space on Lark Street that has been a wine bar for 19 years, is permanently closed. It stopped serving a few weeks ago, ostensibly on a temporary basis, but the owners have decided to shutter Post, retaining the space and redeveloping it into a different concept, according to Nick Warchol, who opened Post in May 2019 with partners Craig Dutra and Noah Bondy, with whom he owns the D.P. Dough calzone franchise in Albany, and a fourth partner, Aaron Wilson.