Friday Jul 25
Albany Times Union
Man accused of bakery
RENSSELAER An East Greenbush man was indicted on felony charges for allegedly stealing from his place of business two years ago then setting it on fire before locking up for the night.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Nuclear Engineer X. George Xu Named Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair...
Troy, N.Y. - Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Peter Tessier Named Richard Baruch Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, N.Y. - Protein engineering expert Peter Tessier has been named the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Albany Times Union
Region's unemployment rate continues to
The unemployment rate in the Capital Region fell to 5.1 percent in June from 6.5 a year earlier, the state Labor Department said Tuesday.
3-D Printed Tissues Advance Stem Cell Research
Troy, N.Y. - Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Albany man in critical condition after stabbing, car crash
A Troy man has been arrested and faces several charges after he was allegedly involved in a domestic incident that ended in a stabbing and vehicle crash.
U.S. Senator Gillibrand and RPI president Jackson to push legislation ...
Shirley Ann Jackson , president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will hold an event on the school's campus this morning to push federal legislation focused on helping researchers bring more products to market.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Developer plans to renovate four properties in Rensselaer, New York
Tim Bayly is starting the first development of a multi-phase plan in the City of Rensselaer--a wine and liquor store and a laundromat.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
A.V. Kickstarter Kicks Off
The A.V. Team, a small group of independent game developers working out of Rochester, New York, have announced the Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming stealth-puzzle video game, A.V. This fundraiser session follows the recent initiation of the game's distribution campaign through the Steam Greenlight service.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Assemblywoman Russell secures $25,000 for Fort La Presentation work
Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell has secured $25,000 in funding to help with ongoing efforts to resurrect the 1749 fort that once stood on Lighthouse Point.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...
Amtrak moves to fix diesel exhaust concerns near Rensselaer
RENSSELAER, N.Y. - With financial support from a not-for-profit environmental group, Amtrak is upgrading its diesel locomotives to reduce hours of idling time around the Rensselaer station and repair facility after air tests by a citizens group found unsafe levels of diesel emissions.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Business leaders to share tips, strategies on corporate culture
Several top executives in the Albany, New York area will discuss corporate culture Wednesday, July 16 at the fourth Business Opportunities to Success Summit Resource Forum, hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Boil water advisory abided by East Greenbush business owner
The boil water advisory in East Greenbush is not required, but one local business owner is abiding by the order.
The forgotten side of the river
The Hudson River is the only thing separating the city of Rensselaer from Albany.
City hasn't capitalized on $60M rail station
Once travelers walk out of the Albany-Rensselaer rail station, seen in the background, there is not much in the city to entice them to stay, says Charles Moore, director of planning and development in Rensselaer, New York.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Common Core is hot topic, but newest member of the Board of Regents still developing her stance
Josephine Finn, the Albany area's representative on the New York state Board of Regents, says the Common Core is the number one topic being raised by her constituents.
Library of Economics and Liberty
Do Credential Scandals Support the Signaling Model?
Every now and then, the world suddenly learns that a perfectly competent worker faked his credentials.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Albany Times Union
Joint funeral for East Greenbush murder-suicide victims
A joint funeral for two young sisters and their mother, who killed the girls and herself in their town home last week, will be Wednesday.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Rochester Business Journal
Report looks at spending by casino gambling interests
Casino gambling interests spent $11 million over two years, including nearly $361,000 from David Flaum and nearly $109,000 from Wilmorite Corp. in Rochester, trying to convince state and local policymakers to approve their bids for licenses for New York's first four casinos, a report released Monday shows.