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$4.2M Albany airport hangar opens

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015

A new maintenance and repair hangar has opened at Albany International Airport creating 100 jobs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday.
 
Albany man charged in fatal Colonie hit-and-run
COLONIE

Albany man charged in fatal Colonie hit-and-run

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015
An Albany man has been arrested in connection with a fatal April hit-and-run crash on Central Avenue, police said this morning.
 
Altamont Fair is more than just midway
ALTAMONT

Altamont Fair is more than just midway

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015
For those just itching to go to the Altamont Fair, the wait is over.
 
Inclusion a major focus of Black Arts & Cultural Fest
ALBANY

Inclusion a major focus of Black Arts & Cultural Fest

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Bringing people together was an important theme at Saturday’s festival, which has been held in one form or another in Albany for more than 30 years, according to Gail Hammond, deputy commissioner of administration and operations at the state Office of General Services.
 
ALBANY

Albany sheriff's son charged with DWI

Monday, July 27, 2015
Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple’s son has been arrested on drunken driving charges, police said today.
 
Watervliet police schools officer faces sex abuse charges
ALBANY

Watervliet police schools officer faces sex abuse charges

Monday, July 27, 2015
A Watervliet police officer assigned to the Watervliet School District has been indicted on charges he repeatedly engaged in sexual acts with a 16-year-old girl, authorities said.
 
Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region
CAPITAL REGION

Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region

Monday, July 27, 2015
Plastic, paper or canvas: In grocery and retail stores across the region, efforts to promote the use of one and completely eliminate another continue.
 
Albany & Saratoga Springs

Co-founder of Sustainable Saratoga killed in crash

Monday, July 20, 2015
Amy Stock, co-founder of Sustainable Saratoga, was killed on Sunday in a car crash on Henry Johnson Boulevard, Albany police confirmed. The crash is currently under investigation and the driver of the second vehicle has been charged with driving while intoxicated.
 
Network of weather stations coming together in New York
ALBANY

Network of weather stations coming together in New York

Monday, July 20, 2015
With nearly 60 permanent sites secured, the $23.6 million New York State Mesonet project is moving forward at full speed.
 
ALBANY

Albany crash kills driver

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Charges are pending against a driver who police say careened down First Street in Albany early Sunday morning, eventually hitting a car at the intersection with Henry Johnson Boulevard, killing the driver.
 
Thacher Park offers spectacular cliffs in nearby location
NEW SCOTLAND

Thacher Park offers spectacular cliffs in nearby location

Saturday, July 18, 2015
For those of us of a certain age, a “lost world” movie should feature not computer-generated dino-realism but two giant lizards wrestling on a screen, projected behind actors who are focused on their lines.
 
ALBANY

Albany's red light camera program starts Monday

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The city of Albany announced Thursday that it would officially become the first municipality in the Capital Region to employ red light cameras when the program officially becomes operational Monday.
 
Schumer: Bring WWI hero's Medal of Honor to Albany
ALBANY

Schumer: Bring WWI hero's Medal of Honor to Albany

Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Medal of Honor posthumously awarded last month to a World War I soldier from Albany should be put on public display in his hometown, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Thursday.
 
Man, accused of lying about Hulett Street fire, to get new lawyer
ALBANY

Man, accused of lying about Hulett Street fire, to get new lawyer

Thursday, July 16, 2015
A man charged with lying to a grand jury about details of the 2013 Hulett Street fire that killed four people will be getting a new attorney.
 
8 reasons to learn how to golf this summer
CAPITAL REGION

8 reasons to learn how to golf this summer

Thursday, July 16, 2015
It’s never too late to take up the sport of golf, and it could be the perfect new hobby to make this summer one of the best ever.
 
 

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