Syracuse mom blends in with students, bursts into daughter’s classroom and breaks teacher’s nose in front of 25 kidsNew York Post2 DAYS AGO
Fatal Gathering: Albany Man Dies in Blunt-Force Trauma HomicideRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Troy Man Robbed After Being Lured by Dating App, Three ArrestedNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
In Flight, Inc. Honors Exemplary Employees, Pays Tribute to Departed ColleaguesIn Flight, Inc.NewsBreak Contributor
From Zip Ties to Million-Dollar Heists: Uncovering Massachusetts' Most Audacious Bank RobberiesThe Critical ThinkerNewsBreak Contributor
$6.5 Million Liability for a County in New York Intersection Crash CaseS.BrownNewsBreak Contributor
East Durham Water Park Fined $38K For Violating Federal Labor Laws With Teen Employees
Greene County’s Zoom Flume Water Park, located in East Durham, was the target of investigation by the Albany district office of the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division in 2022. The agency found that the water park allowed 35 15-year-old lifeguards to work with prohibited equipment...
Surprising Predator Caught On Doorbell Camera In New York
One of New York's most elusive predators was recently caught on camera... in one of the most unusual places. The Hudson Valley, NY ecosystem is full of animals with claws and fangs, and while most of our local critters do us a favor by staying in the woods, it's inevitable that the human world and the natural world will collide. That's exactly what happened in Elka Park, NY.
Experience Authentic Mexico: Hudson's 4 Mexican Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore four enticing Mexican restaurants located in Hudson. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Applebee’s in Hudson permanently closing
The Capital Region is losing another Applebee’s location. The restaurant at 420 Fairview Avenue in Hudson will be permanently closing.
East Fishkill Man Identified Following Fatal Accident on Taconic
Last week, the Taconic State Park was the scene of yet another tragic accident in the Hudson Valley. This most recent event adds to a list of accidents that have occurred over recent months and even years. Fatal Taconic Accident Details. On Friday, February 16, 2024, New York State Police...
Police remove eight unregistered vehicles removed from Albany County roads
Investigators have removed eight unregistered vehicles from the Albany County roadways after an investigation into fraudulent license plates. The Albany County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Department of Motor Vehicles worked together on an enforcement detail. The goal was to remove vehicles that had switched and fraudulent license plates, police said.
Price posts 25 as Stillwater stymies Coxsackie-Athens in Class B quarterfinals
The Warriors recorded their 11th straight win Wednesday night, taking down state-ranked Coxsackie-Athens 60-50 in quarterfinal action of the Class B sectional tournament.
Nearly Dozen ‘Ghost Cars’ With Phony, Switched Plates Removed From Albany Streets
Nearly a dozen so-called “ghost cars” – those with either phony or switched license plates – were removed from Albany city streets on Friday, Feb. 23, according to Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple. Working with investigators from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, deputies...
Free library at Stuyvesant Plaza honors Black History Month
Stuyvesant Plaza is celebrating Black History Month. People can find a little free library right between Primal: Your Local Butcher and Rad Soap Co. It is filled with stories about black people and communities and celebrating their trailblazing contributions. You can also pick up a bookmark.
Albany County WInterfest set for Saturday
The Albany County is holding Winterfest on Saturday. The event will take place at Lawson Lake County Park in Feura Bush. Lorraine’s Nacho Bar and Food Truck will be serving up chili, soup, chicken and biscuits, coffee and hot chocolate.
Hoosic Valley and Maple Hill set to clash in Class C semis
Class C's Hoosic Valley used a 24-1 run in the 3rd quarter against fifth-seeded Warrensburg to catapult them to a 69-32 victory in the quarterfinal rounds on Friday night. Following that game was a battle between top-seeded Maple Hill and No. 8 Whitehall.
Local teens learn to become lifeguards over winter break
The East Greenbush YMCA has been helping a group of high school teenagers get certified to become lifeguards during their February school break.
Finding Fish: How One Local Startup is Prioritizing Freshness
Kris Hassett, owner and operator of the FreshFishCrew, likes to say that “fish are beautiful when they come right out of the ocean, but it is the handling that determines how pristine the product is once it gets to your plate.” This is why Hassett started a local “boat-to-plate” operation, based in Rhinebeck, to deliver what he calls “the freshest fish and seafood, handled with care," throughout Dutchess, Columbia, Greene and Ulster counties.
Italian Gastronomy in Coxsackie: 3 Restaurants That Will Transport You to Italy
In this article, we're exploring three delightful Italian restaurants in Coxsackie. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Some New York communities are embracing governor’s “pro-housing” agenda
Several local communities are embracing New York Governor Kathy Hochul's push to create affordable housing. Last fall Hochul launched the “Pro-Housing Communities Program” to fast track $650 million in state discretionary funds to villages, towns, and counties that demonstrate a commitment to increasing housing inventory within their boundaries.
THEN & NOW: The New Harlem Bar & Grill
The New Harlem Bar & Grill was a popular restaurant and dance hall operated by several African American families from the 1930s through the 1960s. The property was also used as a saw mill. One of the owners was lumberman Warren Davis, a prominent Black businessman from Great Barrington. The building was located along Route 23, between Hillsdale and Craryville, N.Y. The photograph shown above was taken in 1954.
$12B Hudson Yards casino proposal details three skyscrapers, 1,500 apartments, a hotel, and offices
What could a casino look like in Hudson Yards? Related Companies this week filed plans with the city detailing a massive $12 billion development on the undeveloped western portion of Hudson Yards. As first spotted by Crain’s, the proposal calls for the construction of three skyscrapers, including an 80-story residential building with 1,500 apartments, an office tower with roughly 2.2 million square feet of office space, and a gaming facility and hotel resort with 1,750 rooms run by Wynn Resorts. Related is one of the latest developers to unveil plans as part of a bid for one of the three downstate casino licenses to be awarded in the coming months.
Why Student Press Freedom Matters
February 22 is Student Press Freedom Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the challenges student journalists face, celebrating their contributions to their schools and communities and taking actions to protect and restore their First Amendment freedoms. Radio Catskill Reporter Marin Scotten is joined by Hanna Olson, a student...
Ghent Playhouse Announces Auditions for “Circle Mirror Transformation”
SUNDAY, APRIL 14 at 7:00 p.m. The Ghent Playhouse announces auditions for Annie Baker’s Obie Award-winning play, CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, to be directed by Brian Wagner. SYNOPSIS: . In a small Vermont town, five strangers gather in a dance studio to embark on a unique journey in a creative drama...
5 things to know this Friday, February 23
A preliminary report by the New York Attorney General’s office claims Saratoga Springs leaders violated the constitutional rights of Black Lives Matter protesters. On Thursday, BLM activists stood on the front steps of city hall to respond to the alleged violations that occurred during demonstrations following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Also, the Albany County Democratic Committee won't endorse any candidate for the Albany County District Attorney’s seat. These stories, and more, are covered in your five things to know this Friday morning.