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An Albany County jury Wednesday found Francisco Rosario , 20, of Albany guilty of felony and misdemeanor assault charges, prosecutors said.
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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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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.
10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Movoto.com recently compiled a list of the most exciting places in New York. Albany and Troy made this list.
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.
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.
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.
Two teenagers are charged with robbing a man and taking his car on Woodlawn Avenue last week, city police said Tuesday.
A proposed law by a local councilman would require all future hires for Albany City employment to be city residents.
July 29, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Nassau County jury today found a Queens man guilty of intentionally murdering Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez and Brooklyn motorist Raymond Facey at two separate locations along the Nassau-Queens border in October 2012.
The downtown convention center authority has restarted talks with the firm SMG to jointly manage the soon-to-be- built Albany Capital Center with the county-owned Times Union Center Arena .
The Republican challenger for New York attorney general is calling for incumbent Democrat Eric Schneiderman to break his silence on reports that the governor's office interfered with the corruption commission whose members were deputized by Schneiderman.
"This is an incredibly exciting time to be in Buffalo as our university and region work together to build a strong knowledge economy that is creating vibrant opportunities in life sciences research, health care, advanced manufacturing, data analytics, biotechnology and many other high-impact fields."
Seeing his mother on the front row -- knowing it could not have been easy for her to travel with her physical limitations -- was one of the most moving things all weekend.
From left to right: Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Food Pantries Executive Director Natasha Pernicka, and KeyBank Director of Community Relations and Vice President Kate Otis announce a collaborative city-wide food drive in recognition of the Food Pantries for the Capital Districta's 35 years serving the community on Monday, July 28, 2014, in Albany ... (more)
Michael J. Smith, 44, of North Creek; David A. Johnson, 58, of Albany; Theodore Rozell, 43, of Whitehall; William Wade, 40, of Ballston Spa; Eric Kohls, 39, of Ballston Lake; Wilson Colon, 41, of Clifton Park; Johnathon R. Davis, 25, of Schenectady; Mark Fellows, 49, of Cato; Quincy Brackett, 35, of Mobile, Ala.; Leonard Galati, 49, of Staten ... (more)
Albany, NY - Two U.S. legislators on Sunday urged the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel AvivA s airport.
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Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 01:41 pm
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