|20 MAY 2013|
Local_NewsNISKAYUNA : Course to open for disc golfers
Past the town dog park and before Niskayuna’s driving range, there will soon be something else to do at Blatnick Park.
Local_NewsALBANY : Brothers share success with UAlbany’s grads
Monte and Avery Lipman’s dream of breaking into the music business started at the kitchen table of their apartment with $800 and an alternative rock band called the Bloodhound Gang.
Local_NewsSCHENECTADY : Failed city road repair to be fixed at no cost
Patches of new pavement have failed throughout the city because they were paved too late last year, City Engineer Chris Wallin said.
Local_NewsSCHENECTADY : Robust realty a boost for city
Camille Sasinowski doesn’t need numbers to realize her neighborhood is improving.
Local_NewsCENTRAL BRIDGE : Quilt Barn folk hope squares are hip on trail
Mike Brunn is an accomplished quilter — not with fabric, that’s his wife Judith’s department — but he’s handy with a paint brush and doesn’t mind ladders.
Local_NewsMusic for the soul
4 adults, 6 kids escape blaze in Gloversville GLOVERSVILLE — Four adults and six children escaped a fi re early Sunday morning at 44 Third St.
Local_NewsAMSTERDAM : Road project disrupts traffi c
Traffic congestion and a bumpy ride are among the downsides of major roadwork under way in the city of Amsterdam.
Local_NewsALBANY : New life for 2 Wellington Row sites
Two of the buildings in Albany’s long-vacant Wellington Row will be transformed into an offi ce building and luxury condominiums.
Local_NewsCAPITAL REGION : Plea sidesteps trial in fraud case
Prominent area entrepreneur and one-time NXIVM consultant Joseph O’Hara has entered a plea agreement with federal prosecutors nearly three years after he was accused of sending bribes to a school administrator in Texas in exchange for the district’s business.
LIBRARY PROGRAMS SCHENECTADY — The Friends of Schenectady County Public Library will offer a series of Books Sandwiched In programs at the central library, 99 Clinton St. The programs are at noon in the McChesney Room.
Local_NewsCAMBRIDGE : It’s true: The ovens are Indian
Steve Butz had heard the local lore about “Indian Ovens” for years, but it wasn’t until this past winter that he hiked to a ridge near the Vermont line to examine the unusual geologic formation stained black by soot from fires of uncertain origin and purpose.
Local_NewsCop who killed student faced tough choice
NEW YORK — The police offi - cer who accidentally killed a Long Island college student along with an armed intruder faced perhaps the most harrowing decision of a law enforcement career: choosing the split-second moment when the risk is so high that you must act to save a life.
Local_NewsSARATOGA COUNTY : Supervisors plan vote on contract for county jail workers
The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a proposed four-year contract with the union representing corrections officers and others who work at the county jail.