ENCON LEADER TELLS LAWMAKERS STAFFING AT STATE PARKS IS FINE

ALBANY - With sweeping statewide climate change promises and an increasingly strained group of forest rangers in the Adirondacks and...

BILLS TACKLE HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT ACROSS NEW YORK

ALBANY - Creating a statewide registry of properties with code violations as well as designating a state ombudsman to address lackluster...

 
 
 

TROY MURDER CASE SNARLS ON PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR WITNESS

TROY - A Rensselaer County Court judge presided over a closed hearing Monday to address a protective order for a witness in a 2019...

TROY FIREFIGHTERS DEFEAT CITY IN LAWSUIT

TROY - The city has failed for the fourth time in a row to stop an arbitration by one of its unions in a contract dispute. This time,...

 
 
 

N.Y. PLASTIC GROCERY BAG BAN STARTS MARCH 1, SOME FEAR CHAOS

Like many environmentalists Eric Goldstein is applauding New York's pending ban on single-use plastic grocery bags. But he also thinks...

SCHUMER'S "UPHILL FIGHT" FOR IMPEACHMENT EVIDENCE

WASHINGTON - For weeks, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer has had a three-word mantra: "witnesses and documents." In the impeachment...

 
 
 

WEDGEWAY OWNER PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO CODE VIOLATIONS AT SCHENECTADY BUILDING

SCHENECTADY -The owner of the landmark Wedgeway building that the city has hit with assorted code violations over the past few months...

CHURCHILL: LIES AND MISINFORMATION WILL DOOM NEW YORK BAIL REFORM

A recent poll by the Siena Research Institute shows surprisingly strong support for much of what Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democrats in...

 
 
 

STATE LAWMAKERS, ADVOCATES TO CALL FOR COMMUNITY INVESTMENT AS PART OF ROAD TO RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

ALBANY - State lawmakers and advocates are calling for New York to include reinvesting in communities of color - which have been disportionately...

PRICE CHOPPER TO SHUT LANSINGBURGH MARKET

TROY - Price Chopper will permanently close its Lansingburgh supermarket on Saturday, Feb. 29, the Schenectady-based chain announced...

 
 
 

SAMMY HAGAR TO PERFORM IN SARATOGA SPRINGS

Sammy Hagar is set to be rocking out in Saratoga Springs this August - just remember to resist the urge to speed on your way to the...

DISTURBED COMING TO SPAC

Disturbed is coming to Saratoga Performing Arts Center this summer.

 
 
 

ESPNU TO TELEVISE SIENA-RIDER ON VALENTINE'S DAY

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced today the Siena-Rider game has been "flexed" into the national-television slot. It...

CAMPUS WATCH: FLYNN CONTINUES TO PRODUCE FOR SAGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Megan Flynn has been outstanding all season long for the Sage women's basketball team, but the senior has really come up big in the...

 
 
 

COMPETITOR SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR MAC-N-CHEESE BOWL

Restaurants interested in participating in the 11th annual timesunion.com/Table Hopping Mac-n-Cheese Bowl, being held 11 a.m. to 2...

NERDWISE CO-FOUNDER TO APPEAR AT ALBANY'S BULL MOOSE CLUB

ALBANY - Michael Coupe, the co-founder of Nerdwise, is appearing Wednesday night to speak at the Bull Moose Club on State Street in...

 
 
 

JASON GOUGH'S FORECAST: AN UNUSUALLY MILD JANUARY KEEPS ON KEEPING ON

After a soggy weekend for some of us, things will stay pretty tame this week, the last of the month. There will be some rain and snow...

COBLESKILL RESTAURANT BURNS, REPORT SAYS

COBLESKILL - Fire at a local restaurant forced authorities to close West Main Street on Monday, NewsChannel 13 reported. The fire at...

 
 
 

CUOMO TO LEAVE NY MEMENTOS IN POLAND FOR COMMEMORATION OF DEATH CAMP'S LIBERATION

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, attending the official commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration...

NEW YORK LACKS CENTRAL DATA KEEPER WHEN IT COMES TO BAIL REFORM ANALYSIS

ALBANY - If you are looking for data and analysis on the state's new bail reforms, you will have to hold out for individual counties...

 
 
 



The Essence Of The Senate Impeachment Trial In 2 Videos

The Essence Of The Senate Impeachment Trial In 2 Videos

Democratic impeachment managers and President Trump's defense team have both completed their opening arguments in the Senate trial. Here's the bottom line for each side. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell just conceded he might not have the Republican votes to...

Mitch McConnell just conceded he might not have the Republican votes to block witnesses from testifying in Trump's impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly told his caucus on Tuesday that they haven't secured the votes necessary to block Democrats from calling witnesses to testify... Read more ...

50 US service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian...

50 US service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike

Fifty military personnel have now been diagnosed with concussions and traumatic brain injuries after the Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq earlier this month. Read more ...

7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba and Jamaica

7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba and Jamaica

The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. Read more ...

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

A U.S. defense official says the United States has recovered the remains of two American service members killed in the crash of an Air Force plane in Afghanistan. Read more ...

Whoa! Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day, video shows

Whoa! Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day, video shows

Video caught the moment an elephant finally escaped a 25-foot deep well, thanks to a brilliant response. Read more ...

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

On Tuesday, an emergency hearing was slated to occur in which a judge could have revoked Fotis Dulos' $6 million bond. Read more ...

LeBron James is 'heartbroken and devastated' after Kobe Bryant's death

LeBron James is 'heartbroken and devastated' after Kobe Bryant's death

LeBron James shared a handful of pictures of himself and Kobe Bryant on Instagram, saying, "I'm not ready but here I go." Read more ...

'My spirit just left my body': Shaquille O'Neal gives an emotional speech...

'My spirit just left my body': Shaquille O'Neal gives an emotional speech about teammate Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers legend Shaquille O'Neal gave some emotional remarks following the death of his former teammate and fellow NBA All-Star, Kobe Bryant. "My spirit just left my... Read more ...

Kobe Bryant's body, other crash victims identified

Kobe Bryant's body, other crash victims identified

LOS ANGELES - The bodies of Kobe Bryant and three other people killed when a helicopter smashed into a foggy Los Angeles-hillside have been identified, the Los Angeles County... Read more ...