Education reformers back Governor Cuomo

Education reformers, most of them from the New York City area, rallied at the State Capitol  Monday in support of Governor Cuomo's Opportunity Agenda reforms.  

  • Troy man arrested for abusing minor
  • 'Property Tax Relief Program' set to help $1.3 million homeowners in NYS
  • Police: Man dumped soiled cat litter on lawns of neighbors
  • 15 horses rescued after barn collapses in Massachusetts


  • Cleanup cost of Glenville site estimated at $20 million

    State officials say it will cost more than $20 million to clean up a hazardous waste site in Glenville. The Department of Environmental Conservation wants to clean up the former Kenco Chemical Site on Freemans Bridge Road.

  • Campus sex assault hotline goes live

    New York State is taking steps to stop sexual assaults on college campuses, including some proactive measures. A new sexual assault hotline has been activated at SUNY’s 64 campuses statewide for its more than 460,000 students. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will also stop at a number of colleges Monday to talk about combating sexual assault on campus.

  • Man, 22, faces 40 years for underage sex

    An Albany man could spend up to 40 years in prison for having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl.

  • Man pleads guilty to Berkshire County robbery

    A Dalton man has pleaded guilty to armed robbery in Berkshire County. Shane Hamilton, 25, entered the plea on Monday morning.

  • NY teachers unions criticize charter schools over rally

    A teachers union is criticizing charter schools for taking children out of the classroom to rally at the New York state Capitol later this week.

Waste Watchers

  • Snow disappears from state Capitol lawn

    There's one lawn in Albany not covered by snow -- the state Capitol. Apparently, state crews have been hard at work, clearing the east Capitol lawn of all the snow we've seen so far this winter.

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