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3 hrs ago | Nippertown!
The New York State Writers Institute has announced the fall schedule of its Visiting Writers Events, beginning with the current New York State Author Alison Lurie who will read at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center's Recital Hall at 8pm on Thursday . Events are free of charge, except where noted.
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
The upcoming Level Up Con technology conference seeks to bring more recognition to the software development industry in the Albany, New York region. "A lot of people around here don't realize how much business comes into this area from places like Silicon Valley" said Clark Foley , an event organizer who works for MadGlory.
11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
The city will receive $650,000 from a developer for the former City Hall site at 1 Monument Square, according to a draft agreement given the City Council. The proposed contract between Kirchhoff Properties LLC and the city also outlines construction of an 85-space parking garage and 150,000 square feet of mixed-use commercial and retail space.
A man who police say traveled from Georgia to Troy to sell illegal handguns was arraigned Monday in Rensselaer County Court on felony charges. Alfonso Pettigrew , 25, of Lilburn, Ga., appeared before Judge Andrew Ceresia and pleaded not guilty.
Gloria Knorr of Colonie rides the merry-go-round with her grandson, Nicholas Bolling, 2, of Cohoes during the final day of business at Hoffman's Playland, on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Latham, N.Y. Knorr often came to Hoffman's when she was a child.
A man who police say traveled from Georgia to Troy to sell illegal handguns was indicted on eight felony counts Friday. Alfonso Pettigrew , 25, of Lilburn, Ga., was indicted on four counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a count of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a firearm, according to the indictment handed up before Supreme Court Judge George B. Ceresia, Jr. Rensselaer County Sheriff's deputies said they got a tip that Pettigrew was to allegedly sell the pistols to someone at Hudson Valley Plaza on Route 4 on Aug. 1 and he did not have a New York pistol permit.
City court judge candidate Keith Gorman takes notes as the Rensselaer County Board of Elections counts absentee ballots Friday Sept. 12, 2014, in Troy, NY.
Keith Gorman held on to second place in the Democratic primary for City Court judge ensuring he will appear on the November ballot. After the Rensselaer County Board of Elections counted the absentee ballots Friday, Gorman defeated Corporation Counsel Ian Silverman 709 to 686.
The Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition announced its partnership with Sequence Development for the generation of plans for the proposed construction at the vacant lot where Dougherty's Hotel once stood. The Hoosick Falls nonprofit and Troy developer are working together to design a unique concept into the space.
Troy councilwoman Anastasia Robertson addresses the media during a press event at the Sanctuary for Independent Media on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Troy, N.Y. Robertson held the press event to address what she called false allegations made against her by the Troy PBA president at the monthly Troy City Council Meeting.
The multi-story warehouse at 2-10 River St. just south of downtown Troy has a new owner with plans to convert at least part of the 102,000 square feet of space into residential units. The building, which houses the Old Brick Warehouse furniture retailer, was acquired by 10 River St. LLC doing business as Fairbank Properties, which already offers apartments for rent in Albany and New York City.
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. This article was written by Duncan Meisel for 350.org , an organization building a global climate movement, and is republished on Global Voices as part of a content sharing agreement.
Questing Beast Productions is proud to present the 2014 FringeNYC Encores performances of HOAXOCAUST!, written and performed by Barry Levey, directed by Jeremy Gold Kronenberg . HOAXOCAUST! Winner of this year's 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:38 pm
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