FOR A 10-YEAR STRETCH, CAPITAL REGION WAS A REGULAR PBA STOP

Within the Capital Region, the golden age of bowling wasn't necessarily in the 1960s and 1970s, when centers were plentiful and TV...

RENSSELAER CITY AMBULANCE SERVICE SNARLED IN POLITICAL DISPUTE

RENSSELAER - Republican Mayor Michael Stammel and the Democratic Common Council are in a political fight over which of two private...

 
 
 

BETHLEHEM, CHAMBER SURVEY MEMBERS ON COVID-19 IMPACT

BETHLEHEM - The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Bethlehem are sureying businesses in the community on the impact the...

CHURCHILL: AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS, DISHONESTY ABOUT NEW YORK'S VENTILATORS

If you know anything about the coronavirus pandemic in New York, you know that the state desperately needs ventilators. As Andrew Cuomo...

 
 
 

HOW TO MARKET YOUR BUSINESS IN A CRISIS

COLONIE - The Times Union will hold a webinar at 9 a.m. Thursday for local businesses seeking to understand how to market themselves...

TROY'S EDIBLE TAKE ON TOILET PAPER

TROY - Susan Dunckel didn't expect rolls of toilet paper would save her business during the coronavirus epidemic - but her novel twist...

 
 
 

SIX FLAGS GREAT ESCAPE RESORT EXTENDS SHUTDOWN

QUEENSBURY - The Six Flags Great Escape Resort has extended its temporary shutdown in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The resort...

POTENTIAL $2B LOSS IN SALES TAX REVENUE FOR N.Y. COUNTIES

ALBANY - State counties outside New York City could lose a cumulative $2 billion in sales tax revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

 
 
 

NXIVM LEADER KEITH RANIERE DEEMED 'HIGH RISK' FOR COVID-19

NEW YORK - Jailed NXIVM leader Keith Raniere is considered an inmate at “high risk” for serious illness from COVID-19, federal court...

PRIMARY CHALLENGERS FIGHT TO BREAK THROUGH TURNING PANDEMIC

ALBANY - In a world without a pandemic, volunteers for local political campaigns would be knocking on doors, organizing fundraising...

 
 
 

GASOLINE HEADING BELOW $2 A GALLON

Gasoline prices in the Capital Region could fall below $2 a gallon in coming weeks, a petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com said Monday....

CUOMO SAYS HALTING EVICTIONS ADDRESSES CONCERN OF NEW YORKERS WHO CAN'T PAY RENT AMID PANDEMIC

NEW YORK CITY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday insisted that his executive order halting evictions is enough to protect tenants across...

 
 
 

FIRST STATE SENATOR TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

State Sen. James Seward, R-Oneonta, is the first state senator known to test positive for COVID-19, his office announced Monday. He...

CUOMO TO RENAME ‘DOMESTIC TERRORISM' PROPOSAL FOR MAN KILLED IN HANUKKAH ATTACK

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will rename his “domestic terrorism” proposal after Josef Neumann, a 72-year-old man who died Sunday from injuries...

 
 
 

READ: CUOMO'S DAILY BRIEFING ON COVID-19

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has been delivering daily briefings on the status of the coronavirus pandemic in New York. Each day, his update...

THRUWAY SEES 33% TRAFFIC DECLINE AMID PANDEMIC

It appears at least some New Yorkers are heeding the governor's message to stay home and save lives.

 
 
 

TWO FROM TROY: ‘TROYLET PAPER' CAKE, TAKEOUT BINGO

A couple of Life in the Time of Coronavirus items from the Collar City: 1) The pastry shop Sweet Sue's Treatery has introduced “troylet”...

ILL JUROR FORCES DELAY IN TROY HOMICIDE DELIBERATIONS

TROY - Deliberations in the quadruple murder trial of James White are on hold after one of the jurors reported feeling ill. The Rensselaer...

 
 
 

FOOD BANK DELIVERS NEARLY 10 TONS OF FOOD FOR THOSE IN CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE

The Times Union has lifted the paywall on this developing coverage to provide critical information to our community. To support our...

LET'S HEAR YOUR GROCERY PICKUP/DELIVERY STORIES; TAKE POLLS

An Instacart shopper scans barcodes. I'm a recent convert to grocery shopping and delivery by Instacart, having ordered roughly once...

 
 
 



Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Following numerous closures of offices and stores this year, Macy's announced Monday it will furlough 130,000 people. Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Alan Merrill, ‘I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer, dies of coronavirus

Alan Merrill, ‘I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer, dies of coronavirus

The Bronx-born rocker, 69, died Sunday morning, daughter Laura Merrill posted to Facebook. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed the Olympics until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first responders

Dollar General announced Monday that its stores will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying... Read more ...

Red Sox LHP Sale has Tommy John Surgery

Red Sox LHP Sale has Tommy John Surgery

BOSTON - Red Sox starter Chris Sale had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Monday, his 31st birthday, and the team said it was successful. Read more ...

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

The coronavirus' toll on New York soared to frightening new heights on Monday, including a spike of more than 250 deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read more ...

Indiana working to double amount of tests, medical equipment ahead of...

Indiana working to double amount of tests, medical equipment ahead of anticipated COVID-19 surge

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and state officials are giving an update on the state's COVID-19 cases and response. Read more ...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service...

Florida officials seek arrest for megachurch pastor that held Sunday service in front of packed crowd

A live stream of Sunday's three-and-a-half-hour church service showed scores of congregants. Read more ...

Local food resources amid coronavirus pandemic

Local food resources amid coronavirus pandemic

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