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Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader speaks at a rally at the First Unitarian Universalist Society Church in Albany, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
The History Channel aired a two-part story on Harry Houdini recently. Some fact, some fantasy.
8 hrs ago | Newsday
Amtrak is bringing its vintage "Great Dome" car to upstate New York for a six-week run during the fall foliage season. The car features an upper level with windows on all sides to provide panoramic views of the colorful foliage between Albany and Montreal.
10 hrs ago | The Gazette
Developers competing for upstate New York casino licenses are promoting everything from their ability to pull gamblers from neighboring states to novel amenities such as local wines and zip lines as siting decisions near. FILE - In this Sept.
11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
The consumer activist and political gadfly is set to appear at an event for Howie Hawkins and other Green Party candidates on Sunday afternoon in Albany. Hawkins is making his second run for governor as a Green.
15 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra performs at SONYMA's Hispanic Heritage Celebration in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center Saturday Sept. 13, 2014, in Albany, NY.
But, the goal of the Komen Race for the Cure is shared. Wong was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999.
Hoffman's Playland sign Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Colonie, N.Y. The 62-year-old amusement park will close at the end of the summer. Children and their families scream as they round a curve on the roller coaster on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hoffman's Playland in Colonie N.Y. Adeline Hubbell, 9, of Albany, left, and her sister Ella Hubbell, 11, take a spin on the Scrambler on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hoffman's Playland in Colonie N.Y. COLONIE - Hoffman's Playland will be open for its final days this weekend, and police are bracing for heavy traffic along Route 9. "If they are not going to Hoffman's, avoid Route 9," he said.
Sunday is looking like the better half of the weekend, according to meteorologist Tom Wasula at the National Weather Service in Albany. Those in the Capital Region can expect highs in the upper 50s Saturday, with rain showers moving in over the afternoon, Wasula said.
According to the PPL Center's Facebook page , Cher had to postpone the show until December 2 because of an acute viral infection. Cher had already rescheduled two shows - one in Albany, New York and another in Manchester, New Hampshire- of her "Dressed to Kill" tour earlier this week.
GOP candidate seeks to exploit Cuomo weaknesses ALBANY, N.Y. - Rob Astorino says Gov. Andrew Cuomo's primary foe's campaign offers a roadmap in the general election. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s0hywP Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, speaks with supporters after a news conference in Hawthorne, N.Y., on Sept.
Two years ago, EYP made a move to become a leader in high-performance buildings. The firm-founded in Albany, N.Y., in 1972, and now encompassing 375 employees in 12 offices-had a history of energy efficiency, both with its portfolio and in its own offices.
The sixth annual Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival: Wine & Dine for the Arts , being held Jan. 15 to 17 at the Hilton Albany in Albany, is seeking nominations for Rising Star Chefs to be invited to cook at the festival's two grand tastings, where their food will be paired with boutique wines. Chefs, who should be nominated in comments on this post , must meet two of the following criteria : Please be specific, using full chef and restaurant names; simply saying, "The tall guy at that bistro in Albany" isn't useful.
About 12:20 a.m. July 12, police said, Montasir Osman and four other men approached a 20-year-old city man and demanded his wallet. The suspects punched the victim several times in the face and head, stole his wallet and fled, police said.
Charities and community groups in St Albans are being invited to apply for a paint donation, as part of a campaign to help worthy causes. Available for interior projects across the country, Dulux Decorator Centre St Albans is encouraging charities, community groups and professional decorators to get involved in the scheme by applying or nominating organisations they feel passionate about.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:29 pm
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