Melissa Hale-Spencer

Paul Harris

The same year he was released after serving 20 years for burglary, Paul Harris went on to commit four more, a jury found.

Paul Ungerland was inspired to run a bus trip to follow a pair of his high school friends who became pro golfers.

Fifth-grader Olivia calls her mother, Elizabeth Floyd Mair, nosey. “Being a journalist allows you to ask questions,” says Floyd Mair.

Victory Riedy, Victory Child Care

GUILDERLAND — A public uproar four years ago at the suggestion of closing one of the district’s five elementary schools because of declining enrollment led instead to filling empty classrooms with a private pre-kindergarten program. Now the district needs those classrooms back as enrollment is increasing.

Sterling Jewelers Inc. — doing business as Kay Jewelers, Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, and several other brands — had agreed to pay $11 million in penalties after an investigation by the state Attorney General’s Office and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau showed that Sterling signed consumers up for store credit cards without the their knowledge or consent.

As the youngest boy in a family of nine children, Robert Snyder devoted himself to keeping the farm running as his sisters left to marry and three of his brothers served in the military.

The court will decide if an addict who stole from unlocked lockers gets treatment or punishment.

A homeless man is accused of harassing congregants of Mount Moriah Ministries.

ALBANY COUNTY — Colonel John V. A. Lansing settled in the Lisha Kill area in 1791 and farmed hundreds of acres. Over the years and through the generations, just 20 acres remain in the midst of heavy suburban development.

ALBANY COUNTY — A suit brought by four young men, transferred from jail on Rikers Island in New York City to Albany County’s jail while awaiting trial, alleges they were routinely assaulted, including sexual assault, by prison officers upon their arrival and that they were then forced to live in solitary confinement for months on end.


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