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2 min ago | Poughkeepsie Journal
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.
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4 hrs ago | Your News Now
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.
8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
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)
11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
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.
12 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
A Code Blue status is in effect in the city of Albany Wednesday as temperatures dip into the mid-teens.
13 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
RENSSELAER, N.Y. A former rape suspect whose charges were dropped because of a paperwork mistake is due in court on Wednesday.
17 hrs ago | Your News Now
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.
The Schoharie County man, accused of using pliers to pull teeth out of a child's mouth, is due back in court Tuesday night.
Geneve Parson of Albany walks past a holiday display with daughters Gellona Parson, 9, left, and 6-month-old Gaya Parson Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013, in Albany, NY.
New details have been released in Monday's St. Mary's Hospital hazmat situation in Amsterdam.
The 200th class of the New York State Police Academy graduates Tuesday from the Basic School in a ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany before going to their new assignments around the state.
Airline passengers at Albany International Airport, whether traveling for business or leisure, oppose letting fellow travelers use their cellphones for calls while in the air.
Good government groups held an event in Albany to urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to act on the recommendations of his corruption-busting Moreland Commission.
At about 2:00 a.m., officers responded to 325 First Street for a report of a shooting.
IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES DURING THE MID WEEK TIME FRAME WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.
ALBANY, N.Y. Albany Fire Department Chief Robert C. Forezzi announced Monday that he intends to retire as of January 1, 2014.