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3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
A fire that flared up in the kitchen of a house at 124 Edgecomb St. after the homeowner left for work Thursday was quickly put out by firefighters, who rescued the owner's dog in the smoke-filled house and revived it with oxygen.
6 hrs ago | Business Journal
Developers of the proposed $110 million Park South neighborhood project in Albany, New York are seeking tax breaks to help reduce the cost of the project.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
After a run of barely a year, La Empanada Llama will close its current location, a first step toward relocating at another Albany venue.
Mark David Chapman apologized for being "an idiot" when he killed John Lennon nearly 34 years ago, expressing remorse last week during an unsuccessful attempt to receive parole.
Take a look at the future for the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, soon to be SUNY Polytechnic Institute.
Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan this afternoon released details of a proposed agreement with the developers of a resort casino across the river in East Greenbush, New York that she strongly prefers over a competing offer from casino backers in the city of Rensselaer.
Health insurance executives in the Albany, New York region have been getting paid significantly less than the national average, a new report shows.
With upstate regions riding the waves of a changing economy, the Capital Region, specifically suburban Albany, is home to some of upstate's highest-valued homes.
Charlene Benton, president of Ezra Prentice Tenant Association, speaks using a megaphone as oil train opponents rally in front of the Governor's Mansion on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Albany, N.Y. Willie White, Executive Director of AVillage, speaks using a megaphone as oil train opponents rally in front of the Governor's Mansion on Tuesday, Aug. 26, ... (more)
As construction looms on Dana Avenue and Morris Street, the Industrial Development Agency is vetting a potential $26.5 million property tax break for the developer of 268 new apartments at the heart of Albany Medical Center's $110 million neighborhood plan.
Mario Morelli and his grandmother Peggy Flanders try out one of the Play Me, I'm Yours piano displays in Albany.
"The Primetime Emmy awards represent the very best in television today, and it is my pleasure to congratulate New York's nominees and winners on this ... Albany, NY - August 25, 2014 - "The Primetime Emmy awards represent the very best in television today, and it is my pleasure to congratulate New York's nominees and winners on this extraordinary ... (more)
FILE--In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. ALBANY, N.Y. - The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles ... (more)
FILE--In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.
Residents with concerns about flash flooding Aug. 5 that inundated parts of the city can hear from representatives of the city's water department Tuesday night at New Scotland Elementary School.
Philip Morris, CEO of Proctors in Schenectady, New York, explains why he believes a new convention center will benefit the region.
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Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 02:53 pm
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