The coronavirus has finally made its presence known here in the Capital Region and in response, many events are getting canceled.

We'll try to keep you up to date as best as possible with all of the local things that are either canceled or closed.

Here are the closings and cancelations we know of so far, in addition to other local updates on COVID-19:

Tuesday, April 7

Updated: Friday, April 3

Updated: Monday, March 30

Updated: Tuesday, March 24

Updated: Friday, March 20

Updated: Thursday, March 19

  • Price Chopper/Market 32 is hiring 2,000 part-timers
  • Schenectady's Cornell's Restaurant closes for good because of the coronavirus

Updated: Wednesday, March 18

Updated: Tuesday, March 17

  • Gov. Cuomo gave updated numbers on NY infected persons and said we have officially surpassed 1,000 positive COVID-19 cases
  • Rivers and Saratoga Casinos closed

Updated: Monday, March 16 

Updated: Friday, March 13 

  • The PGA Masters Tournament was postponed
  • Local grocery chains started to impose buying limits
  • "In the Presence of Proof With Deborah Hanlon" was postponed
  • Some local school districts began closing (click here to see which ones)
  • WGNA's New Music Showcase With Tenille Arts was postponed
  • Granger Smith's show at Frog Alley Brewing was rescheduled
  • NCAA canceled all Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments
  • Governor Cuomo has released a statement restricting gatherings of more than 500 people
  • The Albany Patroons have canceled the remainder of their season
  • SUNY and CUNY schools have decided to move to "distance learning" for the remainder of the spring semester
  • RPI will also be moving classes online
  • Albany has announced that they have canceled the annual St Patrick's Day parade
  • UAlbany specifically has had their first positive coronavirus case and in response has canceled classes for today (Thursday, March 12th)
  • The upcoming NCAA Tournament at the Times Union Center will, so far, continue but will be played without fans
  • The 11th Annual Mac & Cheese Bowl at Siena College has been canceled
  • There will be no Siena College home games until after March 29th
  • HVCC and Maria College will both be extending their spring break for an extra week
  • Skidmore College is suspending classes until March 22nd
  • HV Gamer Con has postponed all events until September