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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.
Popular New York water park under fire for labor law violations
The U.S. Department of Labor fined a popular New York water park for violating child labor laws two summer seasons in a row. Zoom Flume Water Park in East Durham was fined $38,010 on Feb. 13, by the DOL after an investigation launched by the Department of Labor's Albany office. The investigation found that the park employed 35 15-year-old lifeguards "at the top of elevated, power-driven water slides between July 2021 and July 2022, in violation of federal labor laws and regulations, including the Fair Labor Standards Act."
Guilderland Army veteran opens massage parlor
A new massage parlor just opened in Guilderland. Lunar Aesthetics is located in Star Plaza on Western Avenue. The owner, Karla Yattaw, is a six-year Army veteran. The business also offers aromatherapy, which is proven to help your mood. Learn more about some of the services offered by watching the...
Café at Guilderland Library says racism is forcing them to close
The café at the Guilderland Public Library has closed indefinitely. They blame racism from both patrons and library staff. Café con Mel, which is independently owned, opened at the library last September. It was previously located in Cohoes. “I have faced racism, harassment and constant disrespect.” The café’s...
‘We Need Answers’: Death Of 14-Year-Old NY Girl Still Mystery One Year Later
A year after Samantha Humphrey’s body was pulled from a river in upstate New York, her killer remains at large.The 14-year-old Schenectady High School sophomore was last seen on Nov. 25, 2022, near the city's Mohawk River. Her mother reported her missing the following day.Investigators spent months…
Local Residents Among Notable DWI Arrests by Troop G State Police
The State Police in Troop G reported several arrests for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) from February 16 to 22, 2024. On February 16, Daniel R. Fitzpatrick, 53, from Albany, NY, was arrested for DWI and other traffic violations on Van Rensselaer Boulevard. His Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) was 0.21%. He is due in Albany City Court on March 11, 2024.
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.
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...
‘National Institution’ Beloved By Food Network Opening In New York
A "national institution," beloved by a Food Network star is opening up a new location in Upstate New York. Hattie's has announced the grand opening date for its brand-new restaurant in Upstate New York. Hattie's Story Starts In Louisiana, Then Saratoga Springs. For all the news that the Hudson Valley...
Three arrested in dating app robbery scheme
Troy, NY (WRGB) — Three people were arrested in Troy in connection with a dating app robbery scheme on Tuesday. Troy Police and Detectives arrested three individuals in connection with a Sunday robbery, where the suspects reportedly lured the victim using a dating app. According to police, Sunday just...
These Albany, NY based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around albany.
Swastikas spray-painted on private contractor’s trailer in Troy
Someone spray-painted swastikas on a private contractor’s trailer in Troy, police said. The swastikas were found Friday on the trailer, which was parked in the area of Congress Street and 8th Street. The contract was doing work in the Prospect Park area. Investigators think the vandalism was done in...
Capital Region Restaurant Rundown: February 19-23
The restaurant industry is ever-changing with restaurants opening, closing, relocating, or just doing their thing. Here’s a recap of the latest Capital Region restaurant news, February 19 through 23.
Albany woman opens affordable medical training center
Alexander-Ellis and her father during the four year delayed opening gala for her business.
This drive-in restaurant in Upstate NY is one of the best in U.S., ranking finds
Scotia, N.Y. — A restaurant that serves up waterside summer shows with its burgers, ice cream and fries in Upstate New York has been dubbed one of the best old-school eateries in the nation. Jumpin’ Jack’s Drive-In, a 72-year-old eatery on the shore of the Mohawk River in Scotia,...
Country Star Sam Hunt Adds New York State Stop To Summer Tour
2024 is going to be a legendary year for Country shows not only in the Capital Region but throughout the Empire State. Just here in the greater Albany area, it is a who's who of Country superstars making their way to the 518. Jelly Roll, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Lainey Wilson, and Hardy, just to name a few, are all coming to the Capital Region.
New York Has Four of the Best Party Cities in the United States
If you want to party you can make your way across New York State to do so. Who among us doesn't like to get out and blow off some steam on occasion? Lucky for us New Yorkers there are quite a few places where we can do that. Upstate New York has four cities where you can have yourself a really good time.
Albany County sheriff looking to expand program to help the homeless
The Albany County Sheriff's Office is using an old space to help create new beginnings.
Albany Twilight Market moving to new location
The Albany Twilight Market announced that the popular vendor series will be relocating.
Historic Upstate New York Venue Is Set To Close
The doors to a historic landmark venue are set to close in Upstate New York. Wednesday is scheduled to be the last day of business. The doors of the historic Landmark Spectrum Eight Theatre in Albany are set to close soon. The theatre opened up in Albany’s Delaware Avenue neighborhood in 1983.