ALBANY COUNTY DAILY COVID-19 CASE COUNTS INCREASE

ALBANY - The county said Sunday its five-day average for new daily COVID-19 cases has slightly gone up, as cases have numbered more...

FEDS, STATE ASSIST WATERVLIET POLICE IN THIRD AVENUE INVESTIGATION

WATERVLIET - City police were assisted by federal, state and local law enforcement to take someone into custody from a residence on...

 
 
 

ANOTHER ALBANY SHOOTING SATURDAY NIGHT

ALBANY - The city saw another shooting Saturday night. Officers responded to a call of shots fired at Sherman and Robin streets around...

DUTY CALLS: MUSICIAN AND VETERAN FINDS A WAY FOR THE SHOW TO GO AMID PANDEMIC

Country musician and singer Phil Hoyt came up with a sound way to give a boost to Operation Adapt a Soldier, His impromptu performances...

 
 
 

CHURCHILL: AND NOW, A FEW WORDS FROM READERS LIKE YOU

When a terrifying deadline looms, it's time for letters from readers.

WATERVLIET CLOSES OFF SECTION OF THIRD AVENUE

Watervliet police earlier Saturday evening had closed off a portion of Third Avenue and were warning pedestrians and vehicles to steer...

 
 
 

EPISCOPAL BISHOP LOVE WILL STEP DOWN AFTER SAME-SEX MARRIAGE FIGHT

Rt. Rev. William Love, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany, will step down on Feb. 1 after a disciplinary panel earlier this...

BETHLEHEM POLICE TAKE STEPS AFTER PARKING, TRAFFIC WOES DURING EARLY VOTING

BETHLEHEM - Faced with the unprecedented crunch of voters at an early voting polling place in Delmar on Saturday, town police said...

 
 
 

WILL BRAXTON FIRES 63 TO LEAD SARATOGA SPRINGS TO SUBURBAN COUNCIL GOLF TITLE

Will Braxton fired a 9-under-par 63 Saturday to lead Saratoga Springs to victory in the Suburban Council golf championships at the...

GREENVILLE BOYS' SOCCER BEATS MAPLE HILL TO CLINCH PATROON CONFERENCE TITLE

In a span of three weeks, the Greenville boys' soccer team registered seven wins, produced 38 goals and allowed only two. The Spartans...

 
 
 

UNION COLLEGE STUDENTS STRICKEN WITH INTESTINAL ILLNESS

As if COVID-19 wasn't enough, at least 32 students at Union College have come down with giardiasis, a diarrheal illness caused by ingestion...

REVIEW: NEW TROY FOUNDRY PLAY BOLD, DREAMLIKE

TROY - Among the pleasures of watching the boundary-pushing company Troy Foundry Theatre is seeing actors grow as a result of being...

 
 
 

COLUMBIA COUNTY TEEN CHARGED IN ALBANY ROBBERY

A 17-year-old Claverick resident was charged in connection with a robbery that occurred at a home on Hazelhurst Avenue in December,...

ARREST MADE IN ALBANY STABBING

ALBANY - A 55-year-old Albany man has been charged in connection with a stabbing that occurred earlier this month on Central Avenue,...

 
 
 

WEST POINT CADETS, ALUMNI GRAPPLE WITH POLARIZING POLITICS

WATERVLIET - Military historians say there's never been anything quite like the open letter signed by almost 1,300 West Point alumni...

JASON GOUGH'S FORECAST: COOL DOWN BEGINS WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS TODAY

We are milder right now than we will be all of next week, day or night. Hey, it's late October. A cold front will bring colder temperatures...

 
 
 

EARLY VOTING OPENS SATURDAY WITH SURGE ANTICIPATED AT LOCAL POLLS

TROY - When early voting starts Saturday, three chartered buses will run every 20 to 30 minutes, getting members of the city's Black...

TONKO APPEARS SAFE FOR RE-ELECTION DESPITE ENERGETIC CHALLENGE FROM JOY

ALBANY - In a district where Democrats outnumber Republicans by about 65,000, U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, is expected to handily...

 
 
 

LIQUOR LICENSE SUSPENDED AT CELTIC HALL, COLONIE

ALBANY - A cultural center that regularly holds cash bingo nights had its liquor license suspended after police found hundreds of patrons...

SIENA BASKETBALL'S CURRY, STORMO RECEIVE NCAA WAIVERS TO PLAY THIS SEASON

Siena announced transfers Harrison Curry and Jackson Stormo each received waivers that will make them eligible immediately for the...

 
 
 



Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the... Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 7 NFL game

Here's everything you need to know to watch the Buccaneers vs. Raiders game on Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full Week 7 NFL schedule. Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't infected - spokesman

Marc Short, who is known as VP Mike Pence's closest aide, has been infected with the coronavirus, Pence's spokesman has confirmed, adding that VP's own test came back negative... Read more ...

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung says Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing chairman of Samsung Electronics, has died. A Samsung statement says Lee died on Sunday with his family members... Read more ...

Rays vs. Dodgers Game 4 ending: Separating the World Series heroes from the...

Rays vs. Dodgers Game 4 ending: Separating the World Series heroes from the goats

Tampa Bay and Los Angeles played a classic game that ended in a bizarre manner. A quick look into who was the most responsible for producing that ending. Read more ...

Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

A top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence tested positive for coronavirus earlier this week, according to reports. Read more ...

NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 7: Steelers stay perfect; 49ers...

NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 7: Steelers stay perfect; 49ers edge Patriots; Packers rebound

In our picks and predictions against the spread for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season, the Steelers stay undefeated by handing the Titans their first loss while the 49ers extend... Read more ...