It was all about the game for players from the Holy Trinity football team as they took to the field against Hoosic Valley. After what they've been through, the rainy and cold weather wasn't even a factor to dampen their excitement.
Both the dogs and handlers were eager to graduate at the New York State Police Academy on Friday. After 20 weeks of training at the trooper's 2,000 acre facility in Cooperstown, these 11 police dogs are hitting the streets across New York.
Out of heartbreak comes a silver lining. Even before the sun came up Friday morning, people were reaching out to help the kids who were impacted by an arson fire that destroyed the football equipment at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons.
At Proctors Theatre, the impact of STEM is on display and being taught to the next generation of technical theater wizards. It takes exquisite coordination of myriad technical elements for the curtain to go up on the musical, "An American in Paris."
The gold shovels threw the ceremonial dirt onto an already paved road to break ground on One Hudson Center and Two Hudson Center. Outside the tent, crews had already started building the 100,000 square foot 4 and 3 story buildings. Galesi Group says they are building a community.
A Schenectady man was sentenced Wednesday for a fatal hit and run crash in August 2015. Adimu Goodwin will spend up to 15 years in state prison for assault and manslaughter. He was driving a van without a license when he hit Donald Shaffer on State St.
Lisa Emery, the 35-year-old from Scotia who'd been living with Sarcoma slipped the bonds of earth on Monday morning. Emery had been living at the Gateway House of Peace following her terminal diagnosis. It's a comfort home for people at end of life.
A local assemblyman takes his fight against "zombie properties" to the city of Schenectady. Zombie properties are vacant or abandoned homes that have been foreclosed upon. But they’re not being maintained properly.
A public art installation called Breathing Lights is aiming to draw attention to vacant buildings in the Capital Region. Hundreds of vacant properties in Schenectady, Albany and Troy will be illuminated between 6-10 p.m. during October and November
SCHENECTADY -- Around the Capital District, there were a number of debate viewing parties Monday night. One was held at Proctor's GE Theatre where about 75 people gathered to watch it on the giant screen rather than from their couch. It was a crowd that seemed to back the former U.S. Senator from New York over the developer from New York City.
A vigil is being held Saturday night in Schenectady in memory of Medina Knowles. Knowles was shot and killed in her Schenectady St. home just over a week ago. A "Light the Street" vigil ceremony will be held on that street starting at 8 p.m.
ReaQwan Stover was stone-faced as he walked into Schenectady City Court on Sunday morning. The 19-year-old Schenectady man was there for his arraignment on murder, criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with evidence charges. Police say he's the one who pulled the trigger, killing 17-year-old Medina Knowles
Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Medina Knowles. Police say 19-year-old ReaQwan U. Stover of Schenectady turned himself in on Saturday. According to police, Stover was dating Knowles.
A new traffic pattern will be going into effect on the Rexford Bridge next weekend. The traffic signal on Route 146 / Balltown Rd. at Aqueduct Rd. and Williams St. will be replaced with a one-lane roundabout.
A Schenectady man is locked up on attempted murder charges in connection with two separate shootings. Police say 18-year-old Nyquan Monroe fired several shots in the area of Wabash Ave. in the evening hours of September 4. Investigators recovered shell casings at the scene but no one was hit.
Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Schenectady on Thursday night. She's Medina Knowles, 17. The teen was shot late Thursday night inside an apartment on Schenectady Street. Friends of the victim are starting to show up at the scene here on Schenectady street, in shock and in tears. They say Medina was a very nice person.
A man who robbed a Schenectady bank was sentenced on Thursday. David Butler, 51, of Syracuse received 15 years to life in prison. The harsh sentence stems from a long list of convictions and past jail time.
Police brutality will be the topic of conversation between police officers and members of the community Wednesday night in Schenectady. The dialogue will come one day after Eric Clifford was named the new police chief in Schenectady.
If you're in Schenectady using an Android smart phone, you'll likely be getting a notification soon. The city is placing SCube Inc.'s beacons around Schenectady and in city vehicles, like police cars. Android phones accept messages from the small devices that use radio waves.
A man in a wheelchair has died after being hit by a car in Schenectady Friday afternoon. Police say the 61-year-old was crossing at McClellan Street at Bradley Boulevard, when he was hit by a car turning left around 12:15 p.m.
A man is in critical condition after he was shot during a suspected home invasion in Schenectady. Police say up to three men went into 22 Catherine St. just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday to try and steal something and shot the guy living there in the upper pelvis.
So-called zombie properties are a problem affecting not only our cities, but also our suburbs. Residents in Rotterdam Junction gave a local lawmaker a tour. Lawmakers say new state legislation will help fight the blight of vacant buildings.
The prison sentence for a convicted drug dealer from Schenectady is being cut in half, thanks to President Obama. The president commuted the sentences of 111 federal inmates on Tuesday. That includes Daniel Williams.