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American humorist Will Rogers said he never met a man he didn't like. Binghamton attorney Kevin Guyette wants to tip that expression on its ear and apply it to his former teacher, Sister Jean Veronica Fitzgerald, CSJ.
A 20-year-old city resident pleaded guilty to selling heroin on Thursday after police officers caught him in the act earlier this year, according to the District Attorney David Soares' office.
A local property tax cut paid for by the state may be easier said than done. A panel created by Governor Andrew Cuomo this week recommended a new rebate program for homeowners whose local government's budget within the state's tax cap and start to share services.
Albany, NY music fans will feel a big loss when iconic club Valentine's closes on New Year's Eve.
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. Gary Waite, a Glens Falls man found guilty of murder, manslaughter, and endangering the welfare of a child, will be sentenced Thursday.
Not only is Styrofoam banned at major chain restaurants in Albany County, the County Executive also wants to launch a 3-part initiative to enhance green efforts.
Site of the former Tobin First Prize packing plant on Exchange Street Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013, in West Albany, NY.
A theater near the Capitol will host an awards-show-style gathering today as millions in state grants and tax breaks will be given to hundreds of economic development projects across New York.
In Albany on Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo and other state leaders announced more than $700 million in state funding and tax incentives would be made available to each of the state's regions.
From left, Happy Scherer of Delmar shares the love of her Bernese Mountain Dog Oliver with UAlbany students Violeta Loarca of Fallsburg, Larissa Ryan of Copperstown, NY, Morgan O'Connell of Hardwick, VT, standing, and Emily O'Connor of Poughkeepsie in the Campus Center at UAlbany on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in Albany, N.Y. The therapy dogs were ... (more)
Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan has been elected chair of the Capital District Transportation Committee, a policy-making board that oversees distribution of federal transportation funds in four of the five counties - Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady - that make up the metropolitan area.
A Code Blue status is in effect in the city of Albany Wednesday as temperatures dip into the mid-teens.
RENSSELAER, N.Y. A former rape suspect whose charges were dropped because of a paperwork mistake is due in court on Wednesday.
A tax commission led by Democrat Carl McCall and George Pataki is taking a carrot and stick approach to the state's sky-high property tax burden.
A test proctor is someone who assists in the administration of a test given by the state, city and/or county.
Winter Storm Watch for Albany County was issued at December 13 at 3:49AM EST