Warren Redlich will get to have his day in court.

On April 21, Justice Richard Braun on the New York Supreme Court handed down a decision that begins, “Politics is too often a ‘dirty business.’” Braun is allowing Redlich’s defamation claim against Carl Paladino, Roger Stone, and Michael Caputo to go to trial.


Dirty politics: We’re all sick of it. So we commend Warren Redlich for actually doing something about it. Last week, a New York Supreme Court judge ruled that Redlich’s case, claiming political defamation, can go to trial.


The idea, which could include permaculture, pollinator plants, and or a beehive, is “nothing more than a notion right now."

New Scotland

In addition to negotiating for Smith's Tavern, Stewart's Shops is entering "normal business-to-business" discussions with the corporate owner of the Voorheesville Mobil station.


Voorheesville girls varsity softball team took on Watervliet on  Monday  April 25.


A county medical examiner said the cause of Carl Baranishyn Jr.'s death was suicide by police.


Was Gary Wright’s representation compromised because one of his lawyers, James Long, had also represented the Albany County district attorney, David Soares?

Prose & Poetry

June Frances Coleman draws on her life to write, as honestly as she can, about what it is like to be black in America. In doing so, she captures a humanity larger than race.

Coleman’s short story, “Across 62nd Street,” is featured in our Prose & Poetry section.