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Noisy, dusty ‘Murf’ makes single-stream recycling go
ALBANY

Noisy, dusty ‘Murf’ makes single-stream recycling go

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Inside an industrial-looking building on South Pearl Street, big piles of mixed but recyclable waste from all over the Capital Region are pulled apart. It’s the behind-the-scenes facility where easy-for-consumers single-stream recycling meets the reality that before they can be sold, they have to be separated.
 
Capitol marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln train stop
ALBANY

Capitol marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln train stop

Saturday, April 25, 2015
One hundred and fifty years ago Saturday, the body of President Abraham Lincoln arrived in Albany during its long trip from Washington to Illinois. The casket was taken to the old state Capitol building where mourners paid their respects through the night.
 
Runaway buffalo cause commotion in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM

Runaway buffalo cause commotion in Bethlehem

Friday, April 24, 2015
A two-day roundup ended in a South Street ravine in Coeymans, a few hundred yards over the Bethlehem town line, when “hired guns” deployed by the Schodack farm from which 15 bison escaped Thursday shot the bull and 14 cows.
 
ALBANY

$292K grant will help homeless vets in Albany

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday awarded $292,331 to help homeless veterans in Albany find permanent homes.
 
Temporary path gets Normans Kill flowing after collapse
BETHLEHEM

Temporary path gets Normans Kill flowing after collapse

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
After Monday’s massive landslide the Normans Kill flowed again Tuesday along a new temporary path — a hastily dug 8-foot deep trench 260 yards long that crews were doubling in width to 30 feet to match the natural creek.
 
COLONIE

TU to sell land for retail

Monday, April 20, 2015

About 50 acres of land off the Northway in Colonie could soon be home to more than one national retailer not already in the Capital Region.
 
Slope collapse in Albany County leads to flood emergency
BETHLEHEM

Slope collapse in Albany County leads to flood emergency

Monday, April 20, 2015
The Normans Kill, dammed after an earthen slope collapsed sometime Sunday night or Monday morning, began to flow again around midnight, according to Albany police
 
UAlbany report: Climate to warm
ALBANY

UAlbany report: Climate to warm

Sunday, April 19, 2015
University at Albany Associate Professor Aiguo Dai tries not to get frustrated that people, even elected officials, dismiss out of hand the science behind global warming despite the consensus of his colleagues.
 
ALBANY

State worker allegedly found drunk in Corning Tower

Saturday, April 18, 2015
A state employee is facing several charges after state police said they found her intoxicated Friday night at the Empire State Plaza .
 
Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing
ALBANY

Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing

Friday, April 17, 2015
A Schenectady woman has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly stabbing a man in Albany during a domestic dispute, then becoming violent with police.
 
COLONIE

Second victim identified in deadly Colonie crash

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The passenger in Saturday's double-fatal Northway accident has been identified as a Troy man.
 
Air Force One? Two? No, but it could have been
ALBANY

Air Force One? Two? No, but it could have been

Thursday, April 16, 2015
No, that was not Air Force One circling Albany International Airport around midday Thursday, taking off and landing repeatedly.
 
COLONIE

Colonie PD seek assistance in fatal hit-and-run

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Colonie Police today issued a call to the public seeking information on a hit-and-run accident last night on Central Avenue that left a pedestrian dead.
 
ALBANY

Lawsuit filed in Albany boy’s death

Monday, April 13, 2015

The family of a 4-year-old boy struck and killed by a garbage truck in Albany in February has filed suit against the truck company and driver.
 
National welding group honors Scotia man as USS Slater volunteer
ALBANY

National welding group honors Scotia man as USS Slater volunteer

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Clark Farnsworth was honored Saturday morning at the Port of Albany by the American Welding Society for his lifetime of welding and service to his country and community.
 
 

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