It's a big milestone for the charter school, with 82 percent of its first graduating class heading to college in the fall.
A former Rensselaer County jail corrections officer convicted in 2006 of raping female inmates was given a Level 2 designation on the state Sex Offender Registry Friday, classifying him as a moderate risk to commit similar crimes.
Thomas Bevevino, right, is assisted by wife Debbie in putting his new shield on after being promoted to captain of the Troy Police Department May 24, 2013 in Troy, N.Y. Thomas Bevevino, left, is sworn in as a captain of the Troy Police Department May 24, 2013 during his promotion ceremony, hosted by Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia in Troy, N.Y. Thomas ... (more)
A new president and CEO took charge May 24 at Finch Paper LLC, a paper mill in Glens Falls, NY.
Three students are recovering after getting struck by lightning at a western Massachusetts private school.
An ice addict has told a Victorian court he thought he was playing in a game show when he took on police.
City employees say the broken pipe is completely fixed and Lincoln Ave. will be repaired for Thursday evening and open for traffic Friday morning.
A Glens Falls man who bought the shotgun his wife used to commit suicide has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge.
Flood debris is piled along the curb on Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction Tuesday Sept.
The Paper Battery Co., a Troy, NY startup developing a paper-thin energy technology, has been named to a Silicon Valley list for the 50 hottest early-stage tech companies.
Chris Colwell, 29, left, and Jeff Buell, 33, right, stand in the doorway of 9 First Street Monday, May 20, 2013, in Troy, N.Y. Buell and Colwell were approved to purchase and rehab the property from the Troy Local Development Corporation for $10,000. Exterior of 9 First Street, center, Monday, May 20, 2013, in Troy, N.Y. Jeff Buell and Chris ... (more)
Ganpati Ramanath, professor of Materials Science and Engineering, in a laboratory on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. Ganpati Ramanath is an internationally recognized leader in the fields of science and engineering of nanomaterials and interfaces whose most recent breakthrough involves heating up stews to ... (more)
Twin nine-story buildings sitting empty near Russell Sage College in downtown Troy, NY would be available for redevelopment if City Hall is able to do a land swap with the city's public housing authority.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will work collaboratively on a range of research programs in Neuroscience, genomics, imaging technology and big data analysis under an agreement signed Wednesday morning at Rensselaer's Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Research on the Troy campus.