Category Archives: Capital District

  • GOP supervisors remove emergency management from sheriff's control

    GOP supervisors remove emergency management from sheriff's control Columbia County GOP supervisors voted to split the Office of Emergency Management away from the Sheriff’s Office and put it under the control of Republican Chairman Matt Murell. Source: Times Unition GOP supervisors remove emergency management from sheriff's control

  • Dutchess County surpasses 5,000 active COVID-19 cases

    Dutchess County surpasses 5,000 active COVID-19 cases As omicron continues to spread across New York, Dutchess County sees a huge post-holiday spike in coronavirus cases, with hospitalizations jumping from 43 to 102 in a month. Source: Times Unition Dutchess County surpasses 5,000 active COVID-19 cases

  • District attorney expected to drop groping case against Cuomo

    District attorney expected to drop groping case against Cuomo The Albany County District Attorney’s office is expected to drop a forcible touching case against former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, days after two other district attorneys recently announced they would not pursue criminal charges against Cuomo for his alleged inappropriate…

  • Schenectady worker crashed garbage truck – and had no license

    Schenectady worker crashed garbage truck – and had no license A Schenectady garbage truck driver has been fired for driving without a valid license after damaging a truck, exposing gaps in the city’s vetting process.  Source: Times Unition Schenectady worker crashed garbage truck – and had no license

  • Beacon community reacts to fatal stabbing of local Vietnam veteran

    Beacon community reacts to fatal stabbing of local Vietnam veteran A well-known community member and Vietnam veteran in Beacon was fatally stabbed on Christmas Day. Residents are wondering why they weren’t notified earlier about the incident. Source: Times Unition Beacon community reacts to fatal stabbing of local Vietnam veteran

  • Hochul proposes term limits for statewide elected officials

    Hochul proposes term limits for statewide elected officials Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday proposed instituting term limits for New York’s statewide elected officials as part of her pledge to reform government ethics and increase transparency. Source: Times Unition Hochul proposes term limits for statewide elected officials

  • Colonie Super 8 employee charged with stabbing guest

    Colonie Super 8 employee charged with stabbing guest An employee at the Wolf Road Super 8 is facing two felony charges after he allegedly stabbed a guest at the motel early New Year’s Day. Source: Times Unition Colonie Super 8 employee charged with stabbing guest