GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci for hands-on STEM education

GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci for hands-on STEM education

Frog Alley Taproom to open as progress on Mill Artisan District project continues

Frog Alley Taproom to open as progress on Mill Artisan District project continues

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State comptroller won't investigate St. Clare's pension crisis

Land bank to redevelop abandoned Niskayuna property

Pretrial hearing adjourned for Schenectady mom accused of killing infant son

Schenectady woman announces her run for mayor

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy is facing some competition from a fellow Democrat.  A teacher and activist named Thearse McCalmon announced that she is running for mayor. 

Snow leads to headaches, spinouts and swooshes

On President's Day, people found out that snow made for slick conditions on the roads and on the slopes.

Schenectady assistant fire chief honored at retirement

Schenectady Asst. Fire Chief Michael Gillespie is given a farewell ceremony as he retires.

Computer repair leads to child porn, weapons charges

A Rotterdam man is facing child pornography and weapons charges after a disturbing discovery was made on his computer.

Schenectady middle schoolers make valentines for veterans

Students from Mont Pleasant Middle School in Schenectady brightened some veterans' Valentine's Day.

Protesters voice opposition to Reproductive Health Act

A street theater opposing the new Reproductive Health Act took place in the Capital Region on Thursday.

Water main break affects water service in Rotterdam

Many homes and businesses in Rotterdam will have interrupted water service after a water main break on Sunrise Boulevard.

Road in Rotterdam reopens after flooding eases

Flooding in the area of Route 5S at the intersection of Old Crawford Road receded Saturday morning. 

Flooding closes Rotterdam road

Route 5S at Old Crawford Road in Rotterdam is impassable due to flooding. Motorists are asked to seek alternate routes.

Massachusetts man charged with sexually abusing girl

A Massachusetts man is charged with sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl.

Police: Man arrested after accidentally texting drug deal offer to Rotterdam cop

A phone number mix-up lands a man in jail.

Accident on Route 7 sends one driver to hospital

The driver of a pick-up truck was seriously hurt in a crash that shut down Troy-Schenectady Road on Wednesday morning.

Schenectady Foundation announces winners of Thriving Neighborhood Challenge

Twelve projects to clean up and revitalize city neighborhoods have been given the green light

Rotterdam teen missing for two weeks found safe

A Rotterdam teen missing for two weeks has been found safe.

Police: Woman stopped in Ravena had around 75 pounds of pot

State police say a Schenectady woman was driving down the Thruway with around 75 pounds of pot.

Schenectady Police search for man who broke into Hamilton Hill church

Schenectady Police search for man who broke into Hamilton Hill church

Rotterdam tortoise thief arrested

 A woman was arrested after she was caught on camera stealing two baby tortoises from a local pet store.

Schenectady police investigate deadly shooting

Schenectady police say they are investigating a homicide in the city Friday morning.

Rotterdam police search for missing teen

Rotterdam police are searching for a missing teen.

Gas line rupture causes home evacuations in Schenectady

Heavy snow falls off a roof and ruptures a gas line in Schenectady causing home evacuations.

Five people safely escape burning Schenectady home

Five people escaped injuries after a house fire in Schenectady.

Double tragedy in area coaching community

Two well known area high school coaches suffered fatal heart attacks while shoveling snow over the holiday weekend.

Water main break keeps Rotterdam repair crews busy

Repair crews in Rotterdam have been battling the bitter cold to repair a broken water main.

Water main break in Rotterdam

The Rotterdam Water Department is currently at the intersection of Clement Road at Edith Lane repairing a water main break. 

The Latest: State of Emergency lifted in Albany County


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake bus monitor accused of making threatening statements to kids

A substitute bus monitor from Glenville is under arrest, accused of making threatening statements to children on the bus.

Childhood sexual abuse survivors rally in support of Child Victims Act

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse are calling on state lawmakers to act. They're hoping the "Child Victims Act" finally passes this year. With Democrats in control of both the Senate and Assembly, that may happen.

Schenectady teen jailed after crash in high school parking lot

A Schenectady teenager is in jail and another teen is hospitalized, after a crash in the high school parking lot.

Missing Schenectady teen home safely

Schenectady police say the 13-year-old girl reported missing has been found.

Schenectady mayor gives 2019 State of the City address

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy gave his 2019 State of the City address Monday night.

Man arrested in Schenectady stabbing investigation

A Schenectady man is arrested in connection with a stabbing this past weekend.

Poker tournament helps fight against breast cancer

 The first annual ALL-IN for a CURE charity poker tournament to benefit Susan G. Komen kicked off Sunday at Rivers Casino. 

Niskayuna man arrested after allegedly robbing a bank

A man was arrested Friday after being accused of robbing a bank. 

Schenectady police investigate shots fired

Police are investigating a shots fired incident in the area of 806 Lincoln Avenue in Schenectady.

Cities sue drug makers over opioid epidemic

Cities in the Capital Region – including Albany, Schenectady, and Troy – are joining together to file a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. Plattsburgh is also part of this same lawsuit.

Schenectady-native seeks to be first Asian-American president

Andrew Yang understands it will be an uphill fight. He recognizes the fact that most Americans wouldn't recognize him. That's why he's already out there on the campaign trail, to make sure people know him -- and to make sure they know what he intends to do for them.

Longtime Schenectady teacher receives big honor from district

Laura Macey, a teacher of consumer sciences and culinary in the Schenectady City School District, got a big surprise on Friday. She was named the 2019 "Teacher of the Year" in the school district.

All-Clear In Schenectady Church Bomb Threat, No Arrests

All-clear given after Schenectady bomb threat to the First Reformed Church Friday. Schenectady Police are still investigating, and no arrests have been made yet. 

Schenectady man charged with DWI after crash involving patrol car

A man from Schenectady is charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.

Tonko, Santabarbara sworn in at Schenectady City Hall

SCHENECTADY - Infrastructure, job creation and climate change were just a few of the topics discussed an oath of office ceremony at Schenectady City Hall Thursday night.

Truck slams into Scotia home

A truck slams into the front of a Scotia home.

Troy City Council president charged with DWI

Troy City Council President Carmella Mantello is under arrest on DWI charges.

Tonko, Santabarbara taking oath of office

Congressman Paul Tonko and an assemblyman will be taking the oath of office at City Hall in Schenectady.

Trolley of treats for those in need

CDTA employees and partners load a trolley with gifts to be delivered to adopted families.

Schalmont high schoolers donate to Ronald McDonald House

Giving back this holiday season - dozens of teenagers are spreading kindness and holiday cheer.

Schenectady woman dies in Colonie crash

Colonie police are investigating how and why a Schenectady woman crashed her car into a tree, killing her.

Bishop discusses collapsed pensions with former St. Clare's employees

St. Clare's pensioners are feeling optimistic after meeting with Bishop Edward Scharfenberger at Siena College on Thursday afternoon

Scotia man charged with rape in Saratoga County

A 22-year-old man from Scotia is accused of raping a woman.

Capital Region gets $67 million in state economic development funding

Good news for more than 1,000 companies, start-ups and community projects around the state. They'll share $763 million in state economic development funding.

New road sign gets Glenville's name wrong

You might say the Schenectady County town of Glenville had an "unofficial" name change over the weekend.

Package thief caught on surveillance video in Schenectady

Police in Schenectady are searching for a package thief.

Massive Schenectady fire leaves 5 homeless

Investigators are still determining the cause.

Schenectady County men charged with lying to get unemployment benefits

Two men from Schenectady County are facing charges, accused of lying to get unemployment benefits.

Woman embodies the true spirit of giving

Marsha Miller still remembers how tough times were growing up in Western New York – and was always touched by the kindness of strangers and never forgot how getting a gift made her feel.

Two Schenectady men facing drug charges following traffic stop

Police say Robert Hinton and his passenger, Jheryl Smith, had more than two pounds of pot on them.

Albany Medical Center begins plans for new surgery center

This allows the hospital to add new services to its existing office in Niskayuna.

Schenectady man sentenced after inappropriate relationship with 13-year-old girl

Kevin Paige was sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of several charges.

Guilty verdict in Schenectady homicide over life insurance money

A Schenectady contractor is found guilty of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money.

Volunteer fire departments struggle for new members

Volunteer firefighter numbers are down across the nation and right here at home. It's another issue impacting local communities after learning taxpayers in three towns recently rejected plans to rebuild and renovate some local fire stations.

Schenectady man pleads guilty to rape, sexual abuse as victims slept

A Schenectady man faces up to 14 years in prison, after pleading guilty to raping a woman and sexually abusing a girl while they slept.