TAKEOUT TRASH MOUNTS FOR CAPITAL REGION RESTAURANTS

When restaurants were forced to quickly pivot from regular dining operations to to-go only options at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

HUDSON VALLEY READING SERIES HEADS TO CARNEGIE HALL, VIRTUALLY

A Hudson Valley reading series featuring stories on resilience, recovery and renewal brings storytellers worldwide to a Carnegie Hall...

 
 
 

NORTHWAY CLOSED FOR HOURS AFTER HEAVY EQUIPMENT HITS OVERPASS

All southbound lanes of the Northway are closed just north of the Twin Bridges in after a crash Wednesday morning in Clifton Park,...

PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE RETURNING TO UALBANY IN AUGUST

Capacity limits and guidelines will come out as the event gets closer. The league made a stop at UAlbany in 2019 to sellout crowds....

 
 
 

DRY CLEANERS HOPE VACCINES KEEP THEM FROM FOLDING

While heartened by an end of the pandemic in sight, a battered industry wonders if the work-from-home model will spell the end of their...

A.M. ROUNDUP: CUOMO HASN'T ANSWERED AN IN-PERSON REPORTER QUESTION SINCE DECEMBER

Just as he has dozens of times over the past few months, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo streamed a carefully produced speech on his website Tuesday,...

 
 
 

GRONDAHL: 98-YEAR-OLD'S TAKEAWAY FROM NURSING HOME PANDEMIC YEAR: GRATITUDE

It had been more than a year since I had visited my friend, Don Black, a 98-year-old World War II veteran, who resides in an assisted-living...

SIENA MEN'S BASKETBALL TO ADD TWO TRANSFERS

Maciariello said Siena should be getting two “big-time” transfers on Tuesday. “Really excited about that,” Maciariello told 104.5 FM....

 
 
 

FORMER ALBANY EMPIRE COACH NOT OUT OF WORK LONG

Rob Keefe, who resigned Monday as head coach of the Albany Empire, accepted the position of assistant head coach and defensive coordinator...

CUOMO SPEAKS AT 60-ACRE APPLE ORCHARD, BUT NO ROOM FOR REPORTERS

The head-down approach, carefully controlled news conferences and confrontational relationship with reporters feels new compared to...

 
 
 

VACCINES FOR 12-AND-UP REQUIRED AT COOPERSTOWN DREAMS PARK

Cooperstown Dreams Park, which provides a summer baseball tournament experience for youth teams, is requiring that participants 12...

FARMHOUSE TAP + TAVERN IN ALTAMONT OPENING FOR TAKEOUT

The new Altamont restaurant Farmhouse Tap + Tavern is opening for takeout service. This week and next, it will be open from 4 to 8...

 
 
 

DENMARK POINTS THE WAY FOR ALBANY'S WIND POWER DREAMS

Denmark is showing the Capital Region what the offshore wind power industry can do to remake an economy without it being a zero-sum...

BALLSTON SPA BANK HOSTS DRIVE-THROUGH FOOD PANTRY

Ballston Spa National Bank, in cooperation with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, will host a drive-through food pantry...

 
 
 

ALBANY LEGISLATURE OKS SCHOOL BUS CAMERA BILL

ALBANY - The county legislature passed two laws Monday evening, one banning smoking in some apartment buildings and the other on school...

MIXED BREED BREWERY OPENS THIS WEEKEND, AND MORE IN LOCAL RESTAURANT NEWS

A new brewery and taproom for Guilderland, barbecue fundraiser set for May, and Dave's Gourmet Burgers bounces back yet again.

 
 
 

WAMC VIRTUAL CHAT WITH MIKE NICHOLS BIOGRAPHY AUTHOR

Author Mark Harris who latest book "Mike Nichols: A Life," will speak with film historian and WAMC commentator Audrey Kupferberg in...

SIDEWALK DINING IS BACK IN ALBANY

ALBANY - The city is allowing restaurants to expand their outdoor seating areas again this year.

 
 
 

MIXED BREED BREWING OPENS SATURDAY IN GUILDERLAND CENTER

A new brewery and taproom called Mixed Breed Brewing opens this weekend at 457 Route 146 in Guilderland Center, at the Park Guilderland...

BARBECUE, MUSIC FUNDRAISERS SET TO FIGHT LEUKEMIA

Four local barbecue restaurants will be offering meals for pickup at five area locations from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, as part of...

 
 
 



Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Carlos Rodón threw the second no-hitter of the young baseball season Wednesday night, losing his bid for a perfect game on a hit batter with one out in the ninth... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...