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UAlbany added to federal probe into response to sex crimes
ALBANY

UAlbany added to federal probe into response to sex crimes

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The University at Albany has been added to a long list of colleges and universities under investigation for the way they handle sexual assault cases.
 

Albany officials look for pair after rabid raccoon encounter

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Albany County Public Health Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man and woman who came into contact with a rabid raccoon Sunday in Guilderland.
 
Jay Street coffee shop to open second spot in Crossgates
SCHENECTADY

Jay Street coffee shop to open second spot in Crossgates

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Matt and Victoria Robbins is opening a second location of Happy Cappuccino at Crossgates Mall in Guilderland later this summer.
 
ALBANY

New York State Museum announces exhibit renovations

Monday, June 15, 2015

The New York State Museum announced plans Monday for a large scale, four-year renovation project that calls for 35,000 square feet of new exhibit space.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Five area teachers to receive awards for excellence

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Five Capital Region teachers have won awards for excellence.
 
Air National Guard commander to retire
LATHAM

Air National Guard commander to retire

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Maj. Gen. Verle Johnston will relinquish command of the New York Air National Guard on Friday and end his 41-year military career.
 
GREENFIELD

Greenfield animal neglect case ends with weekends in jail

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
An Albany man convicted in what has become a notorious horse neglect case was sentenced Tuesday to six months of weekends in jail.
 
Albany County votes to ban indoor e-cigarette use
ALBANY

Albany County votes to ban indoor e-cigarette use

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Vapers in the Albany area may soon have to take their electronic cigarettes outside after local lawmakers voted to ban them in any areas where traditional smoking is already prohibited.
 
‘Death ray’ case to proceed to trial
ALBANY

‘Death ray’ case to proceed to trial

Saturday, June 6, 2015
The federal case against a man suspected of intending to unleash a deadly mobile X-ray device against Muslims appears on course for trial after a judge denied the man’s request to dismiss the case.
 
LOUDONVILLE

Siena adjuncts to join union

Friday, June 5, 2015
Adjunct professors at Siena College voted Wednesday to join Service Employee International Union.
 
East Greenbush man allegedly sexually abused boy
COLONIE

East Greenbush man allegedly sexually abused boy

Friday, June 5, 2015
An East Greenbush man has been arrested, accused of sexually abusing a 7-year-old boy, police said.
 
ALBANY

Albany Med raises $143.3M in donations

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Albany Medical Center President and CEO James J. Barba announced today that Lifeline: The Campaign for Albany Medical Center, the hospital’s fundraising initiative, has raised a total of $149.3 million exceeding the original goal of $125 million. The money comes from 24,446 donors spreading across 49 states.
 
With Medal of Honor, family learns WWI hero wasn't kin
ALBANY

With Medal of Honor, family learns WWI hero wasn't kin

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Two days before President Barack Obama announced a posthumous Medal of Honor for black World War I soldier Henry Johnson, a family got staggering news about the legacy of heroism that had inspired them for generations and through three wars. They weren't related to Johnson by blood after all.
 
Albany native, WWI hero finally receives Medal of Honor
WASHINGTON

Albany native, WWI hero finally receives Medal of Honor

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Declaring it’s never too late to make things right, President Barack Obama posthumously bestowed the Medal of Honor on two World War I veterans whose heroic acts nearly 100 years ago went unrecognized in an age of discrimination.
 
Farmers nervous about new federal regulations
CAPITAL REGION

Farmers nervous about new federal regulations

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
After two years of development, the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week finalized the Clean Water Rule, meant to clarify protections for small bodies of water under the Clean Water Act.
 
 

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