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Incumbent Troy mayor defeats challenger in rematch

Incumbent Troy mayor defeats challenger in rematch


Top of the Class: Allison Poland

Top of the Class: Allison Poland


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Four arrested in early morning drug raid in Troy

Troy's senior parole officer calls it a career

Police investigate fatal accident involving a train in Rensselaer County

Rensselaer County fights back against law allowing drivers' licenses for undocumented immigrants

Rensselaer County officials are fighting back against the recently-enacted Green Light Bill. It allows undocumented immigrants to obtain New York State Drivers' Licenses.


Website lets Rensselaer County residents complain about stinky landfills

NewsChannel 13 has been reporting on complaints associated with the Dunn Construction Landfill in Rensselaer for a couple of years.


Hoosick Falls Village Board approves another PFOA settlement

The village board in Hoosick Falls unanimously approved an interim settlement with Saint Gobain and Honeywell on Wednesday night. It’s in regards to PFOA contamination in the village’s drinking water.


New East Greenbush police chief expected to get final approval

EAST GREENBUSH - The new police chief of East Greenbush, who's already making history, is expected to get final approval on Wednesday.   


Samaritan Rensselaer Children's Center in Troy will stay open

Samaritan Rensselaer Children's Center in Troy will stay open.


Lansingburgh voters approve revised budget

Residents of the Lansingburgh Central School District have approved a 50 million budget for the 2019-2020 school year. 


17-year-old boy charged in connection with Troy shooting

Troy police have charged a 17-year-old boy in connection with a shooting on Saturday.


Rudzinski named first female police chief in East Greenbush

Longtime police chief Christopher Lavin, 70, retires at the end of the month, succeeded by Elaine Rudzinski, 50, in East Greenbush.


Longtime East Greenbush police chief retiring

EAST GREENBUSH- A longtime police chief is retiring soon, and on Monday we will meet his replacement.


Boil water order lifted for Troy, Brunswick, North Greenbush and Poestenkill

City officials announced Saturday that the boil water order for customers affected in portions of the City of Troy, and the towns of Brunswick, North Greenbush and Poestenkill has been lifted. 


Bus full of bottles and cans to help visually impaired kids

There's some great news about one of our 13 Kids Who Care.


Oakwood Avenue in Troy reopens

TROY- Oakwood Avenue in the city of Troy is back open Friday morning.


68 arrests made at Disc Jam music festival

State Police say 68 people were arrested at a music festival in Rensselaer County last weekend.


Oakwood Avenue remains closed after water main break

TROY- Oakwood Avenue is still shut down Thursday morning between Frear Park Road and Farrell Road because of that water main break.   


Detours in place due to Troy water main break

Oakwood Avenue is closed between Frear Park Road and Farrell Road in Troy due to a water main break.


Tractor trailer rolls over on Dunn Memorial Bridge

A tractor trailer carrying construction debris rolled over on the Dunn Memorial Bridge Wednesday.


Holocaust survivor visits Woodland Hill Montessori School

Middle schoolers at a school in Rensselaer County will be hearing from a Holocaust survivor, Wednesday afternoon.


Protests continue over natural gas pipeline

A group is continuing its fight against a natural gas pipeline in Bethlehem and East and North Greenbush, Wednesday night.


Troy Police Union calls for more manpower on city streets

Troy police had a busy night Monday night responding to a big fight in South Troy, and then reports of gunfire on the other side of the city. Now, the police union is renewing its call for more officers on the street.


Troy police investigate after shots fired

Troy police confirm shots fired on 4th Avenue. It happened near 857 4th Avenue on Monday night.


Troy Council President introduces local law prohibiting sanctuary city status

Sanctuary city status in the Collar City is still up in the air. There are those who want it to be declared a welcoming and inclusive city and those who say it already is. While council members have been fine-tuning the resolution language, presented back in December, other council members say, let the voters decide.


Growing landfill brings outraged community to the streets

A growing concern is plaguing a local community. Now, residents are standing up and demanding "not in my backyard." 


Final preps underway for Pride events in Capital Region

Pride Festivals being held in Washington Park this weekend.


Capital Region sees increasing student interest in trade jobs

Let's face it: college is costly, and there's no guarantee you'll get a job or earn enough to pay back your student loans.


Troy man on mission to make sure veterans get recognition they're due

On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a look at a Greene County soldier and a Rensselaer County man who tracks down medals and citations.


Demonstration teaches East Greenbush teens importance of wearing seatbelt

High school students learned the importance of wearing seatbelts on Wednesday.


Mosquito-borne illnesses on the rise in New York

It's time to stock up on bug spray and start emptying out any standing water around your home.


Averill Park kids raise $8,600 to keep friend's memory alive

Students in Averill Park who've worked all year to keep a friend's memory alive celebrated their efforts in an unusual way - with a shave.


DeFazio's plans to expand in Troy

A popular Troy restaurant and store is now one step closer to creating a new dining complex.  The owners of DeFazio's showed NewsChannel 13 their plans for expansion. 


Suspect sought in Troy armed robbery

Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery.


Mystery continues around 2018 death of Johnsonville woman

The death of a Johnsonville woman remains a mystery a year later.


Troy man killed in Latham motorcycle crash

A Troy man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in Latham.


Feeling hungry? The Greek Festival is here

If you love all things Greek, Troy is the place to be this weekend. 


Popularity of area school shooting teams is on target

Target shooting lays claim to the safest and fastest growing high school sport in the country.


Concerned parents meet over Troy daycare's closure

A heated meeting was held Friday night at the Samaritan-Rensselaer Children’s Center in Troy. Parents had the chance to ask questions to St. Peter’s Health Partners representatives about the day care closing on Sept. 15.


End in sight for Troy's long-vacant Leonard Hospital bulding

Troy plans to bring down the former Leonard Hospital beginning this summer.


Troy celebrates completion of new boat launch

TROY - The city of Troy is celebrating the completion of a major waterfront re-development project.


Parents upset and concerned over closure of Troy day care center

Samaritan-Rensselaer Child Care Center in Troy could soon be shutting its doors after St. Peter’s Health Partners decided to no longer partner with the center. It has left parents shocked and upset.


Troy stadium taking safety measures to help protect fans from foul balls

A foul ball hit a young girl in Houston at Wednesday night's Astros-Cubs game. In the stands, crowds tend to the girl while on the field, the man who hit the ball, Chicago Outfielder Albert Almora Jr. collapsed in tears. At one point, he dropped to his knees and then hugged a security guard as he hid his face in his glove.


Bus company: Driver taking Averill Park kids to Canada was detained due to paperwork issue

The tour bus driver detained at the Canadian border last week while transporting Averill Park kids on a field trip is back stateside now.


Brunswick staple Duncan's celebrates 80 years in business

America may say it runs on one donut shop, but another has been running for 80 years.


Waterford woman loses wedding band ahead of 70th wedding anniversary

A couple in Waterford celebrated 70 years of marriage Tuesday. However, the celebration comes just days after Joan Fontaine lost her wedding band.


30 college students clean up Troy park for Memorial Day

More than 30 college students volunteered to clean up Troy's Prospect Park.


Lansingburgh Memorial Day Parade brings out the crowds

The Veterans of Lansingburgh Memorial Day Parade honors service and sacrifice, recognizing two Vietnam veterans in particular. 


Capital Region parades honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day

Monday is Memorial Day. Road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect in Albany for the annual parade. 


Police investigating crash involving bicyclist

A car crash involving a bicyclist is under investigation. 


East Greenbush parade honors those who died serving the country

Tributes were paid to the service men and women who died fighting for our freedoms. 


Averill Park students stranded at Canadian border after bus driver detained

Eighth graders and their chaperones on a field trip from Averill Park to Canada were stranded Friday afternoon at the Canadian border.


Baseball card collector finds rare Babe Ruth card worth millions

A baseball card collector may have hit the jackpot. He discovered the valuable collectible from a company that no longer exists.


NYSP ride along ahead of Memorial Day weekend

New York State Police ramp up DWI Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend.


20th annual 'Hidden Garden Tour' underway in Troy

The 20th annual "Hidden Garden Tour" was taking place on Thursday in Troy. It's held around Sage College, Washington Park and some other properties.


Research, businesses affected by helium shortage

The global helium shortage could cause big trouble for medical and research centers.


RPI grad determined to change the world for others back home

This year's crop of college grads may be leaving school with lots of debt, but in the end, we may be indebted to them. After college, some are taking on social causes and careers that change lives.


Cause of Rensselaer fire remains mystery

Investigators are still looking into what caused a big fire in Rensselaer.


Huge fire destroys Rensselaer home

Flames consumed a home on Broadway in Rensselaer Tuesday morning.


Nassau man killed in Pennsylvania crash

A Rensselaer County man is dead, killed in a crash in Pennsylvania on Monday night.


Unemployment rates dropping in Capital Region

New unemployment rates are out and the local outlook is better than it was a year ago.


Troy pedals out new bike fix-it station

Ahead of Bike to Work Day, Troy unveils a new bike fix-it station and makes a two-wheeled ride to City Hall.


Woman talks about how she overcame life's obstacles to graduate RPI

This weekend, students from RPI will graduate. Among those walking across the stage is a young woman who could have easily become a statistic because of the challenges she faced. Instead, she's a star on the court, as a volunteer - and in her quest for a better life.


Troy firefighters request second set of turnout gear

A special Troy City Council finance committee meeting was held Thursday night to discuss funding for a second set of turnout gear for Troy firefighters.


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