Making sure the music doesn't die

Making sure the music doesn't die

Schenectady County kicks off Maple Week

Schenectady County kicks off Maple Week

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Driving force behind Schenectady's Perreca's Bakery dies

Mother Nature does not believe in the groundhog

Contractor accused of abusing child in Rotterdam

Tests find parts of Mohawk River not safe for swimming

How comfortable would you be swimming in the Mohawk River? A comprehensive analysis of river contaminates might help you decide if you're ready to jump in the water.

Sports betting at upstate NY casinos can begin in May

Upstate New York casinos authorized to offer sports gambling could be accepting wagers by Memorial Day weekend.

Rotterdam man sentenced for assaulting infant son

A man from Rotterdam was sentenced on Tuesday to six years in prison for assaulting his young son.

Robot Milo brings efforts to ease autism, teach STEM

Milo brings an interactive demonstration of cutting edge technology for people with autism and STEM-based learning.

Interfaith prayer service held for victims of terror attacks in New Zealand

Sunday hundreds of community members gathered at the Islamic Center of the Capital Region to stand in solidary at an interfaith prayer service for victims of the terror attacks in New Zealand on Friday. Many of those attending say it was important to show their love and support for all faiths in the community.

Capital Region K9s are top dogs at Capitol

Government sometimes goes to the dogs. On Wednesday, it was true as K9 officers were honored.

Schenectady restaurant mainstay abruptly shuts down

A mainstay in the heart of downtown Schenectady abruptly shut down.

Nine people charged in heroin distribution bust in Schenectady and Bronx

A heroin distribution ring is busted in Schenectady and Bronx.

Schenectady shooting under investigation

Police in Schenectady are still looking for a suspect after a shooting.

Schenectady police looking for missing teenager

Schenectady Police are asking the public to help them find 14-year-old Adrian Zea of Schenectady. She was last seen in February. 

Local women come together to build a home for a family in need

In honor of women build week, Habitat for Humanity partnered with Schenectady County community members to make a difference.

Marking Ash Wednesday around Capital Region

Church leaders mark Ash Wednesday in the traditional and non-traditional ways around the Capital Region.

Healthcare workers rally against proposed budget cuts

Hundreds of healthcare workers, organizations and emergency medical service personnel descended on the Capitol Tuesday morning as part of Healthcare Advocacy Day.

Community projects would improve walkability between Schenectady neighborhoods

Community improvements are being planned for Schenectady.

Shortage of bladder cancer drug worries Rotterdam man

Lives are being put on the line because the main drug used to treat bladder cancer is in short supply.

Missing Schenectady teen found

Update: Schenectady Communications tells News Channel 13 that 15-year-old Noreyelle Smalls has been found.

Saratoga Springs Police Chief Greg Veitch plans to retire

Chief Greg Veitch tells NewsChannel 13 that he will retire after 24 years of service to the Saratoga Springs Police Department.

Niskayuna considers later start time for high school

High school kids in Niskayuna may soon get to sleep in a bit.

Contractor sentenced in Schenectady for role in murder

A local contractor will spend life in prison without parole.

Rotterdam man accused of having child porn

Police say they followed up on a cyber tip that 37-year-old Dustin Britcher was in possession of child pornography.

Governor Cuomo proposes free child care for single parents pursuing a degree

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a pilot program that would offer free childcare to up to 400 single parents pursuing their college degrees at certain community colleges. The Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program is part of the 2019 Women's Justice Agenda Proposal.

GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci for hands-on STEM education

GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci in Schenectady to teach 400 local students about science, technology, engineering and math.

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

Calling all carb lovers: you'll soon have some new places to check out. You'll find them in the Mill Artisan District Project on State Street in Schenectady.

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

The state comptroller will not be investigating the St. Clare's pension crisis.

Land bank to redevelop abandoned Niskayuna property

Another zombie property will soon be re-born in Schenectady County.

Pretrial hearing adjourned for Schenectady mom accused of killing infant son

The case of a mother charged in the death of her 4-month-old son has been adjourned.

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.

Water main break keeps Rotterdam repair crews busy

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

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 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.

Missing Schenectady teen home safely

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

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.

Man arrested in Schenectady stabbing investigation

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

Schenectady mayor gives 2019 State of the City address

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

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. 

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.