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Albany, New York is located in Albany County. Zip codes in Albany, NY include 12202, 12255, and 12228. The median home price in Albany is $169,900 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Albany information.

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Local news for Albany, NY continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Union College plans to build new residence hall

Union College in Schenectady is planning to build a new, $9 million, 38,000-square-foot apartment-style residence hall on land it owns on the corner of Roger Hull Place and Park Place.

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4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

'KILL' SPEED: How Andrew Cuomo's 'Need' For Total Control Sparked A Scandal

The aggressive approach that helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo become a rising star in his own party who was often touted as a potential 2016 presidential candidate may have contributed to the most serious scandal he's faced during his three-and-a-half years in office.

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5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Standoff at Albany's Lark

Albany police have converged in the area of 880 Lark Drive Thursday afternoon after getting a report of a person with a weapon in a residence.

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5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Standoff at Albany's Lark Drive

A standoff is centering around the Lark Drive, Albany, house that can be seen in the background.

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6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Paul McCartney ticket refunds available until Sept. 1; rescheduled concert is Oct. 11

Paul McCartney's rain check approaches: this spring, due to health reasons, the former Beatle was forced to postpone his scheduled June 19 concert at the Smoothie King Center until Oct. 11. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored in October or refunded, but for the latter, time is ticking.

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10 hrs ago | WGY-AM Albany

After 8 Months, Leads Slim

The New York State Police are continuing their investigation into the December 2013 disappearance of Nicia Wilson, 28, and her son Elijah Wilson, 1, formerly of Cohoes.

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13 hrs ago | WBEN-AM Buffalo

Cuomo Calls for Speed Up of Medical Marijuana Implementation

Albany, NY Governor Cuomo has sent a letter to the acting state health commissioner calling for a way to speed up the implementation of medical marijuana for children with epilepsy.

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18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

New brewery, craft-beer bar planned for Albanya s warehouse...

Another brewery and a craft beer bar are being planned for Albany warehouse district in a building at 897 Broadway, next to Wolff's Biergarten and currently home to Don's Moving & Storage.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Albany Times Union

Nonprofit executive accused of theft, approving no-show...

SCHENECTADY A top executive at two nonprofit organizations founded by the Rev. Peter Young was charged Wednesday on allegations that she stole more than $1 million in state dollars and approved a taxpayer-supported $50,000 no-show job for a former state assemblyman.

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Finger Lakes wineries want gas-storage plana

Finger Lakes wineries want gas-storage plan rejected Several winery, vineyard owners asked N.Y. to reject proposed gas storage near Seneca Lake Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1n4aqGN Finger Lakes winery owners argue the potential for accidents and industrialization could threaten the numerous vineyards that surround the ... (more)

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Albany Times Union

Guilty verdict in attack on woman

An Albany County jury Wednesday found Francisco Rosario , 20, of Albany guilty of felony and misdemeanor assault charges, prosecutors said.

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LIVE: Green River Festival @ Greenfield Community College, 7/12/14

This year marked the 28th anniversary of the Green River Festival . Held in mid-July at the picturesque grounds of the Greenfield Community College - a two-hour drive from Albany - it featured more than 30 bands drawn from an array of genres worldwide.

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Albany Times Union

Could Buckeye Partners a savea

The investor website Motley Fool suggests a way to end oil train traffic through Albany that basically involves terminal operator Buckeye Partners selling its assets here and using the money to lay new pipelines along its existing corridors to bring Bakken crude to East Coast refineries.

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Albany Times Union

For Sale, 262 Lenox Ave., Albany NY

Movoto.com recently compiled a list of the most exciting places in New York. Albany and Troy made this list.

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Albany Times Union

Photos: Apartments opening

Members of the downtown Albany business community cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Park Place Apartments Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at 60 State St. in Albany N.Y. Exterior of Park Place Apartments Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at 60 State St. in Albany N.Y. Kitchen inside an apartment at Park Place Apartments Tuesday morning, July 29, ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Albany Times Union

Foundation tallies Albany's oldest

The 286-year-old Van Ostrande-Radliff house on Hudson Avenue has retained its title as the oldest remaining building in the city, according to a new survey by the Historic Albany Foundation.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Weather service: small tornado hit Dalton Sunday

The Albany, New York, forecasting office said Tuesday an EF1 tornado with estimated 90 mph wind touched down at about 5 p.m. Sunday in Greenridge Park, traveling about a quarter-mile on a path about 20 yards wide.

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Albany Times Union

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino continued his Moreland Commission controversy barnstorming tour of the state Tuesday, stopping in Albany to re-hammer Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Albany Times Union

2 teens charged in Albany

Two teenagers are charged with robbing a man and taking his car on Woodlawn Avenue last week, city police said Tuesday.

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FOX23

Proposed law would require future Albany City workers to live in city

A proposed law by a local councilman would require all future hires for Albany City employment to be city residents.

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