Capital Region Mall Announces Closure Of 3 Stores, Opening Of 3 More Capital Region Mall Announces Closure Of 3 Stores, Opening Of 3 More
Capital Region Mall Announces Closure Of 3 Stores, Opening Of 3 More It’s out with the old and in with the new at this popular shopping destination in the region. Saratoga County’s Clifton Park Center Mall announced that three of its stores have closed: The Indian restaurant Kati Roll Wala, the CBD Store, and Claire’s. All three businesses were closed as of Sunday, June 30. “The principal of Kati Roll Wala has received an amazing opportunity outside of the region, and while we are saddened by the news, we are very excited for their future venture and wish them the best of luck!” the mall said in a Facebook post. Meanwhile, customers of the CBD Store can vi…
Saks Fifth Avenue Acquires Neiman Marcus For $2.65B With Amazon As Partner Saks Fifth Avenue Acquires Neiman Marcus For $2.65B With Amazon As Partner
Saks Fifth Avenue Acquires Neiman Marcus For $2.65B With Amazon As Partner Luxury department store Saks Fifth Avenue has acquired rival Neiman Marcus, with Amazon jumping on board with a stake in the newly combined company. HBC, the parent company of Saks, entered into an agreement to acquire Neiman Marcus Group, the parent company of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, for a total enterprise value of $2.65 billion.  As part of the deal, Amazon will provide logistics in what HBC says will be a "technology-powered luxury retail company." “We're thrilled to take this step in bringing together these iconic luxury names, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Ber…
Man Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Capital Region Man Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Capital Region
Man Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Capital Region A man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train in the region. The Rensselaer County incident happened in the town of Schodack, along River Road, just before 9 a.m. Friday, July 5. New York State Police an Amtrak train stopped and called emergency services after striking a pedestrian. Authorities located the man and pronounced him dead at the scene a short time later. Police are withholding his identity until his family has been notified. The railroad tracks were closed in both directions for nearly 3 ½ hours while crews investigated. The railway has since reopened.
4 Shot, 1 Critically, In Region During Large, 'Disorderly,' Gathering, Police Say 4 Shot, 1 Critically, In Region During Large, 'Disorderly,' Gathering, Police Say
4 Shot, 1 Critically, In Region During Large, 'Disorderly,' Gathering, Police Say Four people were shot, one critically, in the region during a large, disorderly gathering. The incident occurred in Dutchess County in the city of Poughkeepsie around 3:30 a.m., Friday, July 5, in the area of 380 Main St. According to Det. Sgt. Terrance Beam of the Poughkeepsie Police, responding officers, encountered a large disorderly group and four people suffering from gunshot wounds.  Officers began rendering aid to the victims and secured a crime scene. A 28-year-old man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, Beam said. Three women in thei…
Alert Issued For Missing Capital Region Man Alert Issued For Missing Capital Region Man
Alert Issued For Missing Capital Region Man Police are asking for help in locating a man from the region who was reported missing. Saratoga County resident Robert Crofut left his Moreau home at around 10 a.m. Friday, July 5, according to sheriff’s officials. He was driving a white 2011 Dodge Dakota pickup truck with New York license plate number 18186JE. Crofut, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, is 5-foot-7 and 120 pounds, and is bald with blue eyes. He wears glasses and was last seen wearing a tan shirt and tan pants. Sheriff’s officials said Crofut may be traveling to a location on Harrisburg Road in the Warren County town o…
6 Teens Injured In July 4th Shooting At Capital Region Home 6 Teens Injured In July 4th Shooting At Capital Region Home
6 Teens Injured In July 4th Shooting At Capital Region Home Six teenagers are recovering after a shooting at a Fourth of July party in the region. Police in Albany were called about a shooting in the city’s Pine Hills neighborhood, on Myrtle Avenue near Quail Street, at around 12:15 a.m. Friday, July 5. When officers arrived, they found evidence of gunfire in the home’s backyard and in the street that occurred during a large gathering, police said. Minutes later, officers near Hudson Avenue and Quail Street, located five blocks away, were flagged down by a 17-year-old boy who had been shot in his arm. He was taken by ambulance to Albany Medical Cen…
Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks
Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks Trader Joe's is cautioning customers to trash a certain scented candle that poses a potential safety risk, the grocery giant announced. The company issued an alert regarding its "Mango Tangerine Scented Candle," which they say may have an "unexpected burn pattern." According to Trader Joe's officials, the candle flame can spread from the wick to the wax causing a larger than expected flame, presenting a burn or fire risk. Trader Joe’s Mango Tangerine Scented Candle Trader Joe's The recalled candles, which are part of the company's seasonal rotation were sold nationwide. The pr…
4 Boaters, 2 Dogs Rescued After Boat Capsizes In River In Region 4 Boaters, 2 Dogs Rescued After Boat Capsizes In River In Region
4 Boaters, 2 Dogs Rescued After Boat Capsizes In River In Region Firefighters rescued four people and two dogs after a 17-foot boat capsized in the Hudson River. The incident occurred in Dutchess County near New Hamburgh and the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge around 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 3. According to Chief Jeffrey Renihan of the New Hamburg Fire Department, the department responded to a water emergency call that four people and two animals were hanging on a 17-foot boat that had capsized in the Hudson River. When crews arrived in the department's boat, with help from the New York State Police Aviation, they found the boat on the north of the bridge.&nbs…
Girl Injured After Jumping Out Of School Bus In Region Girl Injured After Jumping Out Of School Bus In Region
Girl Injured After Jumping Out Of School Bus In Region A teenage girl was severely injured after jumping out of the back door of an Omni bus following a flat tire. The incident occurred in Orange County around 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, on I-84 in Middletown. According to Trooper Steven Nevel with the New York State Police, a yellow Omni bus carrying 29 passengers was traveling east on I-84 in the town of Montgomery from Camp Pupa in Sullivan County.  The bus was headed to an amusement park in Danbury, Connecticut, when the rear passenger-side tire blew out, forcing the bus to slow down suddenly, Nevel said. Other students on t…
Man, Woman From Region Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA Man, Woman From Region Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA
Man, Woman From Region Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA A Hudson Valley man and woman are behind bars following an investigation into illegal firearms in the region. Rockland County residents Tao Zhang, age 35, and Vivian Wu, age 35, both of Nanuet, were charged on Tuesday, July 2, following an ongoing investigation into illegal firearms in the county. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh said the investigation began in May after his office received information regarding an illegal firearm component being shipped to Nanuet. The Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit Detectives, who are cross-s…
Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Region On July 4th Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Region On July 4th
Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Region On July 4th A Westchester County man suffered serious injuries after lighting a firework on Independence Day evening on Long Island. According to Suffolk County Police, the incident happened in Copiague around 9:10 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. The man, a 21-year-old resident of the town of Eastchester, was lighting a firework at a party in front of a house on the 200 block of Trouville Road when it exploded in his hand.  The explosion severed three fingers on his left hand and damaged the other two. He also suffered a burn to one leg. Responding First Precinct Patrol officers applied…
Heartbreaking Obituary Remembers NJ Mom, 45, Killed Camping With Family In Catskills Heartbreaking Obituary Remembers NJ Mom, 45, Killed Camping With Family In Catskills
Heartbreaking Obituary Remembers NJ Mom, 45, Killed Camping With Family In Catskills Services have been finalized for a 45-year-old New Jersey mother who was killed on a camping trip with her husband and two sons. Carol Luistro was inside of her family's camper at the Russell Brook Campground in the Town of Colchester, NY when it was struck by a fallen tree around 10:50 a.m. Sunday, June 30, as previously reported by Daily Voice. Luistro was pronounced dead at the scene. Courtesy of Lloyd Luistro Carol's obituary on the Shook Funeral Home website says she was born and raised in Jersey City where she met her husband, Lloyd Luistro. The two welcomed their two boys…