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New Miracle Center fills veterans’ needs
COLONIE

New Miracle Center fills veterans’ needs

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
The Veterans Miracle Center, which opened in mid-November, provides necessities to struggling veterans and active-duty military personnel and connects them with other agencies that can help them get back on their feet.
 
ALBANY

Man admits role in Colonie holdup

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
A man accused of duct-taping five restaurant employees during a robbery three years ago admitted to the crime this week, Albany County district attorney’s officials said.
 
ALBANY

Wilton doctor admits distributing drugs for a fee

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Gundel admitted to one felony count of distributing a controlled substance as part of a plea agreement reached in U.S. District Court in Albany on Wednesday.
 
Economist Johnson sees growth ahead
COLONIE

Economist Johnson sees growth ahead

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Unemployment will fall, jobs will be added, consumer spending should rise and wages will increase for the first time in a while across the Capital Region and state in the next two years, according to nationally known economist Hugh Johnson.
 
RENSSELAER

Albany, Rensselaer reach $11M casino revenue sharing deal

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan have reached an agreement for the city of Albany to receive $11 million over 10 years if Hard Rock is awarded a license to build a casino in Rensselaer.
 
Capital Region’s only Islamic school grows
COLONIE

Capital Region’s only Islamic school grows

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
It’s been a long road for the Annur Islamic School, which has been short on resources but is finally growing.
 
ALBANY

Albany immigrant center fire deemed suspicious

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
Albany police are investigating a suspicious fire early Tuesday morning at the headquarters of a nonprofit group that provides services to immigrants and refugees.
 
ALBANY

Albany, Rensselaer to announce casino revenue sharing plan

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
The mayors of Albany and Rensselaer plan to announce a revenue-sharing agreement that hinges on Hard Rock receiving a casino license from the state.
 
ALBANY

Schumer urges funding to fight heroin use

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Millions of dollars in new funding is needed to head off a surge of heroin use in the Capital Region and beyond, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said at a news conference Monday.
 
Mass remembers Watervliet soldier 10 years after death
WATERVLIET

Mass remembers Watervliet soldier 10 years after death

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
Ten years later, about 100 people gathered to reflect on the life and memory of Sgt. David M. Fisher of Watervliet, killed in Iraq on Dec. 1, 2004.
 
ALBANY

Convicted swindler to remain in jail

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Jailed swindler David Smith will remain behind bars while a team of attorneys attempts to overturn his 2013 conviction on charges of securities fraud and filing false tax returns.
 
New twist in Wandering Dago lawsuit
ALBANY

New twist in Wandering Dago lawsuit

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Attorneys for the controversially named Wandering Dago food truck say a state agency deleted crucial emails that should have been preserved
 
Airport’s Meditation Room a 'place of peace'
COLONIE

Airport’s Meditation Room a 'place of peace'

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
At Albany International Airport, it’s not just airplanes that rise into the heavens. In the Meditation Room, human beings lift their spirits and share their most intimate thoughts and prayers.
 
ALBANY

Albany protest slated for 5 pm in wake of Ferguson jury's 'no true bill'

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014
A demonstration is slated for 5 p.m. today outside of Albany City Hall to protest Monday's decision in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Man jailed over $94,240 child support tab

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
A Colonie man was arrested Friday after he allegedly failed to pay $94,240 in child support, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.
 
 

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