Under a new policy of the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese, no one can access personnel records alone, said spokeswoman Mary DeTurris Poust. Only the diocesan chancellor and archivist now have access to personnel files, and only if they are together. 

The Upper Hudson Library System received a little over $1 million in state funding, which was distributed to libraries such as those in Voorheesville, Guilderland, Westerlo, and Rensselaerville.

Looking to become a viable alternative to the Democratic and Republican parties, Libertarians have begun grassroots organizing to grow the party.

New York State Police say telephone calls are being made in the Capital Region by people identifying themselves as state police and requesting personal information.

The number the individuals are calling from shows on caller ID as that of a state-police station, although the calls are not originating from the station.

Michelle Hinchey

Michelle Hinchey of Saugerties announced Sunday she has formed a committee to explore a run for State Senate.