The 30 Faces of Animal Abuse in Upstate New York
Animal abuse is one of the most heartbreaking things you'll see on the news and sadly, it seems to be happening throughout the Capital Region with much more frequency. Who in their right mind could abandon a litter of puppies or cats, or leave an elderly dog stranded on the side of the road?
Forts Ferry Farm Brings Farm Fresh Produce and Unique Gifts to Hudson with New Farm Shoppe
Forts Ferry Farm, a well-known produce farm in Upstate New York, has opened the Farm Shoppe in Hudson, New York. The farm, managed by a group of chefs, farmers, and artists, is dedicated to providing high-quality produce to New York communities. The Farm Shoppe, located at 554 Warren St, Hudson, New York, extends this mission by offering farm-grown produce, baked goods, soups, frozen meals, and pantry items. The shop also sells antique tableware and unique gifts, sourced by chef Emma Hearst.
Con Edison Athlete of the Week: Croton-Harmon wrestler Henry Martin
Athletics: At the NYSPHSAA championships last weekend, Martin became the first Croton-Harmon wrestler to medal by finishing seventh in the 152-pound weight class. ... He's the Section 1 Division 2 champion in the 152-pound weight class. ... He finished the season with a 42-3 record, breaking the school record for wins in a season. ... Martin garnered All-League and All-Section honors in his sophomore and freshman seasons. ... He competes for Empire Wrestling year round.
Driver Killed In Head-On Colonie Crash That Injured Second Motorist
The Albany County wreck happened at around 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Colonie, on State Route 9 near Old Loudon Road. Colonie Police said a Subaru was heading northbound on State Route 9 when the driver crossed over the median and struck a southbound Volkswagen head on. Following the...
Athens Borough Police looking for help identifying suspect in burglary
The Athens Borough Police Department is looking for information that would lead to the identity of a suspect in a burglary at a Main Street business in the early morning hours on Saturday. The burglary occurred at the Stop N Shop tobacco shop at approximately 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb....
Inmate arrested for alleged assaults at Correctional Facility
The inmate is accused of harming a Correctional Officer's hand and elbowing an Albany County Deputy Sheriff in the head.
CGHS/SPCA hosting vaccination clinics on March Saturdays
The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA (CGHS/SPCA) will host two vaccination clinics on Saturdays in March, the first one on March 2, and the second on March 23 at 11 Humane Society Road in Hudson. Both clinics will run from 8 to 10 a.m. with no appointment necessary.
Local Schools Announce Early Dismissal for Staff Development Day on March 5, 2024
On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, all students from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 will be dismissed early for a staff development day. Elementary school students will eat lunch before leaving at 12:30 p.m. Buses will depart then, and parents can pick up their children from 12:20 p.m. Afterschool childcare will continue as usual, but children will return home three hours earlier.
Albany County Announces New Health and Economic Initiatives: Fitness Center, Sports Complex, and Airport Site Developments
Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy recently gave his 13th State of the County Address at MVP Arena. He announced several policy initiatives to support the health and economic development of Albany County residents. These include buying a fitness and aquatic center in Cohoes, building a sports complex, and developing two sites near the Albany County International Airport.
Clinton Heights FD to host forums on new firehouse
The two forums on the new firehouse will be held at The University at Albany Health Sciences Campus on Thursday, February 29, and Saturday, March 9.
NY weather: High wind warning issued for New York until Thursday morning
On Wednesday at 3:14 p.m. a high wind warning was issued by the National Weather Service in effect until Thursday at 7 a.m. for Schenectady, Saratoga, Albany, Rensselaer and Columbia counties. "West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph," comments the weather service. "The strongest gusts...
Today the gas price is close to $3.51 in Athens as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Local Catskill High School Freshman Wins Class C Wrestling Championships
Congratulations to Catskill High School freshman Will Clanton for taking the competition to the mat at the Section 2 Class C wrestling championships on February 5 and clinching first place in his weight class! Will went on to take 5th in Section 2 overall. Cats can and Cats will!Visit here for more details.
Intense fire destroys Coeymans Hollow home
Fire destroyed a home in Coeymans Hollow. Several fire companies were called to 58 Lawson Lake Road around 1:30 Monday morning. Propane tanks in the home were exposed to extreme heat, and helped feed the fire, investigators said. There were also water supply issues, they said. Firefighters were called back...
Biker Gang Member Who Smashed Walmart Display Case, Stole Guns In Glenmont Gets Prison Time
Rensselaer County resident Michael McDermott, age 30, of Troy, was sentenced to 2 ½ years behind bars in Albany federal court on Monday, Feb. 26. It came months after he formally confessed to forcing his way into the Glenmont Walmart store while it was closed overnight. Once inside, he smashed a glass display case and stole five shotguns and one rifle.
Delmar consignment boutique changes name and location
A consignment boutique in Delmar is commemorating the start of a new era after undergoing a rebrand.
2/29/2024: A quick cold snap
The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from meteorologist Matt Mackie:. A strong cold front passed through late yesterday, setting up a bit of a messy Thursday morning! Gusty winds (as high as 60-70 mph!) knocked out power for many. A few slippery spots materialized with the sharp drop in temps. Wind chills are in the single digits.
ACSO: Drunk driver arrested in Voorheesville train crash
A Voorheesville man was arrested after his car was hit by a train in Voorheesville, according to the Albany County Sheriff’s Office. Kyle Jacobson, 38, faces multiple charges.
GNH Lumber brings building trades to life for area students
COXSACKIE — There are declining numbers of young people going into the building trades, but the local BOCES program and Greenville-based GNH Lumber are looking to change that. John Ingalls, president of GNH Lumber, and a team of representatives from other construction-related companies joined forces with Questar III BOCES...
Join Columbia High's Canines Kick Cancer Dog Walk at Hampton Manor Lake on March 9
Columbia High School's Columbia Kicks Cancer team is planning a Canines Kick Cancer Dog Walk. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 9 at Hampton Manor Lake, starting at 10 a.m. It will include prizes, music, and a professional photo opportunity with dogs for an additional $5.