Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Members meeting at Niskayuna Co-op brings up new ideas

    Members meeting at Niskayuna Co-op brings up new ideas NISKAYUNA — In the midst of falling sales and tougher competition, member turn-out tripled at the Niskayuna Co-op bi-annual members meeting on Tuesday evening. Annual sales were coming in above $10 million in 2011, prior to ShopRite opening on Nott…

  • Scholar Athlete: Alyssa Helak

    Scholar Athlete: Alyssa Helak BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – When it comes to breaking records, Alyssa Helak is no stranger to success. She has spent the previous three years of her high school career shattering records for the Vicotor swim club…nine of them in fact. All with the goal of reaching…

  • Fort Orange Garden Club's greens sale starts Thursday

    Fort Orange Garden Club's greens sale starts Thursday Holiday greens sale Published 6:36 pm, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Image 1of/5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Grace Crary and Beverly Kenton help prepared for the Fort Orange Greens Sale. (Maggie Vinciguerra) Grace Crary and Beverly Kenton help prepared for the…

  • Police investigating South Buffalo stabbing

    Police investigating South Buffalo stabbing BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police are investigating a stabbing at McKinley Parkway and Woodside Avenue Wednesday night. Police say the suspect involved turned himself in shortly after the incident. It is unclear who the victim is and how serious their injuries are. News 4…

  • Pedestrian hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue

    Pedestrian hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue Photo: Picasa Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 A 26-year-old man is in serious condition after being hit by a car on New Scotland Avenue Wednesday afternoon, Albany police spokesman Officer Steve Smith said. (Tom Heffernan / Special…

  • Person hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue

    Person hit by car on Albany's New Scotland Avenue ALBANY — Albany police responded to a pedestrian involved car accident on New Scotland Avenue at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Steve Smith said. A 26-year-old man was struck by a car and was taken to Albany Med in serious condition,…

  • Pair face drug charges following Albany traffic stop

    Pair face drug charges following Albany traffic stop ALBANY — A local couple was arrested following a traffic stop in Albany on Sunday night. State Police from the Latham barracks stopped a vehicle on Interstate 90 for operating with no headlights. The driver, 24-year-old Alicia Bender of Schenectady, was…

  • City of Oneida budget season winds down

    City of Oneida budget season winds down Oneida >> Though the City of Oneida Common Council has come to an unofficial agreement regarding the proposed $12.17 million 2017 budget, the municipality held a special council meeting on Tuesday to add finishing touches to the budget process. The meeting yielded…

  • Santa to visit Higinbotham Park for annual tree lighting

    Santa to visit Higinbotham Park for annual tree lighting Oneida >> The City of Oneida Recreation Department will welcome Santa Clause to Higinbotham Park to join in the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 2. The jolly man in red will make his special guest appearance at…

  • Lighting up Oneida, holiday lights competition

    Lighting up Oneida, holiday lights competition Oneida >> It starts with a box full of tangled cords, blown lights, and an empty staple gun. The end product is a twinkling display of Christmas spirit, and this year, a chance to win some prize money and neighborhood pride. The City…