Looks like a local town has landed "the big cheese." Schenectady County locked up a $25 million investment from one of the nation's largest cheese producers to build a new manufacturing facility in Glenville.
General Electric has had a rough go of it so far in 2018. Now it's set to release its first-quarter earnings Friday morning.
Three people have been taken to the hospital after a car slammed into a row of front yards in Schenectady early Thursday.
A Glenville man is under arrest, charged with trying to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl, for sex.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Free food pantries are becoming nearly as common as the campus bookstore at a growing number of colleges.
Two different versions of the scam phone calls were sent to us but both had similar messages. The alleged representatives claim the person they are calling has committed tax fraud, owes money and police officers will make arrest.
A Schenectady County man is accused of assaulting his 2-month-old son. Police in Rotterdam arrested 21-year-old Tristan Tinney after his infant son was brought to Albany Medical Center with a brain injury and fractured ribs.
Three years after a fire at a building on Jay Street killed four people in Schenectady, the city is making major changes to its Buildings Department.
Senator Chuck Schumer was in Glenville on Monday. He spoke with local senior citizens, but also weighed in on whether he thinks Syria received the explosive message delivered by American bombers over the weekend.
A man in Schenectady County admits to oral sexual conduct with a 7-year-old child.
Schenectady police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting.
Four communities in the Capital Region are getting some help with their infields. It's the Tri-City ValleyCats "4-in-24" renovation program.
Standing room only at a Niskayuna public hearing tonight, where more than 100 residents turned out to voice their opinions on a proposed Holocaust Memorial along Troy Schenectady road.
Bill Murray decided to drink local during a visit to the Capital Region.
A 46-year-old woman was arrested after a stabbing in Schenectady early Tuesday morning.
A day at the Via Aquarium is a special treat for Amelia Green and her three sons, especially for 11-year old Alex, who is on the lower functioning end of the Autism spectrum. That makes it difficult to get out of the house as often as they'd like.
A local lawmaker was celebrated Saturday for his work helping to legalize MMA fighting in New York State.
The suspect in a Schenectady shooting has been captured, according to police.
Jason Sacks, the building manager at the Schenectady apartment building where four people died in a fire in March 2015, was sentenced to 1-to-3 years in prison for his "negligence" that authorities say led to the deaths.
Crews in Rotterdam spent the day working on a water main break.
Rotterdam police say a pizza delivery driver was robbed Wednesday night. It happened in the area of Oaklawn Avenue around 10 p.m.
Schenectady County is again considering banning sparklers. The city banned small fireworks last summer. However, because of a change in state law, they have to decide on the issue again.
Glenville police have identified the two people killed in a crash there Monday evening.
Schenectady County District Attorney Bob Carney released the grand jury report Monday on a fatal 2015 fire.
For Schenectady councilman and chair of finance John Polimeni, Rivers Casino and Resort has been good for the Electric City.
More than half a million Americans are living with pacemakers to keep their hearts beating at a normal rate. As the population ages, more people are having them implanted. Now, that procedure has gotten simpler.
A fire that badly burned a Navy veteran in Schenectady has been ruled accidental.
Despite the cold and dreary weather, we have a sign of spring. Jumpin' Jacks in Scotia is now open.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pouring cold water on the idea of giving state assistance for a struggling upstate casino.
Some of New York's casinos, which opened to heavy fanfare a little more than a year ago are struggling with revenue. They are falling well short of projections and want their state tax rate reduced.
SCHENECTADY – A Navy Veteran who served in Vietnam is being treated at the Westchester Medical Center’s Burn Unit, according to his nephew. Fire broke out inside Rick Batcher’s house at the corner of 5th Avenue and Glendale Place in Schenectady around 7 a.m. Wednesday.
There was mixed emotions at the Niskayuna Planning Board meeting Monday night.
Bob and Sheila DiSarro of Niskayuna say they have several concerns over a proposed Holocaust Memorial that might be built across from their home on Troy Schenectady Road. The town board is currently considering a zoning variance that could allow that project to move forward.
Proctors officials in Schenectady are alerting theatergoers of an internet scam involving tickets for the musical hit Hamilton. Tickets won't be on sale until the summer of 2019.
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is hoping his 3-point legislative plan will change the way potholes are reported and tracked and hold the state accountable for damages incurred on its roads.
An elementary school in Schenectady was closed Wednesday after police say a man drove his car into one of the classrooms, then fled the scene.
Children and families will march on the streets of Washington, D.C. and across the country on Saturday. They're demanding their lives and safety become a priority and that gun violence ends in schools.
More than 80 people were at Proctors’ GE Theatre Monday night learning what to do in an active shooter situation.
Police say a social media threat that frightened students and parents in the Scotia-Glenville School District last Wednesday originated in a school district 300 miles away, near Harrisburg Pennsylvania.
Maple syrup production is a family affair for Erica Welch.
Three people are facing charges in Rotterdam, accused of breaking into a sporting goods store damaged by fire.
Starting at 9 a.m. Friday, it's time to repent.
.There were student walkouts at schools across the Capital Region, one month after the deadly shooting in Parkland Florida. Schenectady high students were among them, demanding change so they could feel safe again in their own community.
NYS Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction is closed due to a train derailment encompassing the railroad crossing near the SI Group facility.
Authorities said on Wednesday, March 7 employees from the Sunoco gas station on Erie Boulevard contacted Schenectady Police after finding a possible skimming device inside one of its gas pumps.
A missing 14-year-old girl in Schenectady is now safe.
A ribbon-cutting was held for new luxury apartments in Schenectady on Friday.
Dozens went bald in Schenectady on Saturday for the St. Baldrick Foundation's annual head shaving event at Proctors.
It was a packed house at Glen Sanders Mansion on Friday for the annual "Trailblazers Award" luncheon.
Former Schenectady building inspector Kenneth Tyree was found not guilty of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. He was found guilty of offering a false instrument for filing, for lying about his criminal record on a job application.
Closing arguments wrapped up in the trial of a Schenectady building inspector. Kenneth Tyree is charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. Prosecutors say he inspected a Jay Street building one day before a deadly fire and failed to take action on safety issues. However, the defense says Tyree wasn't certified at the time of the inspection.
State Police say they responded to a domestic dispute Friday in Princetown. That's where they say Anthony Bucci demanded money from his victim.
Police are searching for a man who injured detectives as he resisted arrest, and ran off into a swamp.
This is a heavy snow, which makes it a challenge for anyone trying to clear it.
The defense rested its case Thursday in the Kenneth Tyree manslaughter trial in Schenectady County Court, Tyree is the former city building inspector charged with criminally negligent manslaughter for the March 2015 fire that killed four people the day after Tyree inspected the property.
Closing arguments are set for Friday morning in the Kenneth Tyree manslaughter trial.
In a case of excellent timing, State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is hosting a special training program in Schenectady on Friday focusing on weather emergencies. It comes amid Friday's forecasted storm and after recent flooding from the Mohawk River.
The first group of hundreds of Air National Guard members deployed on an annual South Pole mission will be returning to their upstate New York base.
A car smashes into the Glenville Veterinary Clinic. A man inside the building was hurt. No animals were hurt.
GlobalFoundries partnered with MiSci to help hundreds of students learn about science, technology, engineering and math.