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Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Wilton

A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Wilton Friday morning. The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said they are not releasing the victim’s identity until the next of kin is notified. → Read More

North Greenbush PD warns of Facebook ‘crime’ hoaxes

The North Greenbush Police Department is warning the public about hoax Facebook posts that have been circulating on local sales and trades pages. Police said the posts usually claim a crime has been committed. → Read More

Police looking for Pownal Stewart’s burglary suspect

Vermont State Police are looking for information about a burglary at the Stewart’s Shops at 7594 Route 7 in Pownal. The burglary reportedly happened on August 12 around 1:45 a.m. → Read More

Normal parking regulations to continue at UAlbany lot

Albany officials are reminding residents that will no longer be allowed to park at UAlbany’s Thurlow Terrace Lot. The normal parking regulations were suspended while HBO’s “The Gilded Age” was filming in the area. → Read More

Thompson’s Lake drowning victim identified

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who drowned in Thompson’s Lake on Thursday. He has been identified as Mahbeer Magasa, 58, of Guyana. → Read More

Overnight ramp closures planned in Rotterdam

The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is advising drivers to expect delays during a series of overnight ramp closures in Rotterdam. These closures are part of a resurfacing project. → Read More

Dutchess County Fair to feature rides, animals, music

The 2022 Dutchess County Fair is set to return from August 23 through August 28 for its 176th year. The fair has a variety of events, rides, animals, food, vendors, and live entertainment. → Read More

UAlbany announces 2022-23 music, theatre performances

The University at Albany Department of Music and Theatre has announced its performances for the 2022-23 season. The music program will present 24 performances and the theatre program will perform three full productions with five to six performances of each show. → Read More

Music lineup announced for Albany’s PearlPalooza

Albany’s PearlPalooza is set to return for its 13th year on September 17 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on North Pearl Street. The event made its official in-person return in 2021 after it was held virtually in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Additional Troy road closures for ‘The Gilded Age’

Troy officials have announced more road closures for HBO’s “The Gilded Age” filming. “The Gilded Age,” a series set in 1882 starring Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, and Carrie Coon, is currently filming throughout August in Troy, Albany, and Cohoes. → Read More

Man sentenced in scheme to sell info stolen from NYSDOL

A man has been sentenced for his role in a scheme to sell information illegally taken from the New York State Department of Labor. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) said Guy Cuomo, also known as “John Monaco,” 54, of Fredrick, Maryland, was sentenced to 3 years and 9 months in prison. → Read More

Police recover body from Thompson’s Lake

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office has recovered a body from Thompson’s Lake. Sheriff Craig Apple said around 1:40 p.m. that they were investigating a possible drowning in the lake. The man reportedly went under the water and did not resurface. → Read More

Halfmoon Sandwich Shoppe closing after 15 years

The Halfmoon Sandwich and Salad Shoppe is closing its doors after 15 years. The owners made the announcement in a Facebook post on Thursday. → Read More

Cohoes road closures, parking restrictions for ‘The Gilded Age’

HBO’s “The Gilded Age,” a series set in 1882 starring Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, and Carrie Coon, will be filming in Cohoes for its second season. The show will be filming throughout August in Troy, Albany, and Cohoes. → Read More

Troy brewing company hosting annual beer cruise

Rare Form Brewing Company is hosting its annual “Crispy Cruise” to celebrate craft-brewed lager. The cruise is set to take place along the Hudson River on Saturday, August 20. → Read More

Proctors announces new batch of shows, on-sale dates

Proctors Theatre in Schenectady has announced a new batch of shows and the on-sale ticket dates. These include shows about science, conspiracy, comedy, and a few for the kids. → Read More

STUDY: Used car prices still up in the Albany area

According to a new study by iSeeCars, used car prices rose about 10.9% or $3,364 nationally in July, slightly up from a 10.5% increase in June. In the Albany area, iSeeCars found that used car prices rose 14.2% or $3,978 in July over the last year. → Read More

Amsterdam woman accused of using stolen credit card

An Amsterdam woman has been arrested for allegedly using a stolen credit card. The Amsterdam Police Department said Jacquinn Tanner, 38, was arrested on August 9. → Read More

Cairo couple indicted, accused of trying to decapitate dog

Two people from Cairo have been indicted for allegedly trying to decapitate a dog in the summer of 2021. Both Pauline Waldron and James Waldron pleaded not guilty to the charges. → Read More

Woman charged in Mayfield animal neglect case

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office has charged Susan Kelly, 70, of Mayfield, with 55 counts of torturing or injuring animals/failure to provide sustenance, which is a misdemeanor. This comes after dozens of animals were seized from her property in Mayfield. → Read More