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A view of the former Wellington Hotel Annex and a parking garage next to it, as workers continue preparation for the implosion of the building on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in downtown Albany, N.Y. A view of the former Wellington Hotel Annex as workers continue preparation for the implosion of the building on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in downtown ... (more)
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Raymond F. Joyce Jr., a former city treasurer, longtime planning board chairman and the eldest son of one the city's most influential political families, died Tuesday at the age of 91. Joyce, a decorated World War II Army veteran who earned silver and bronze stars fighting in Europe and later served as military governor of nine German towns, had ... (more)
If an investigation finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his staff did indeed meddle with the work of the Moreland anti-corruption commission - blocking investigations and protecting possible targets from scrutiny - what possible charges could result? And who would bring such charges? The answers, like much about this case that's now in the hands of a ... (more)
Starting this month, the Albany Business Review will provide quarterly updates on health code violations in the Albany, New York region.
Two passersby credited with helping an officer in distress will be honored at the village of Green Island's regular meeting Monday night.
The man who authorities say committed a gruesome stabbing attack against a woman earlier this week has been identified by police.
Albany County lawmakers opposed to downsizing their ranks might finally be able to wield a three-year-old federal voting rights lawsuit against them to their advantage.
Several hundred adjunct professors at The College of Saint Rose will be voting next month on whether to unionize in order to push for better pay, benefits and more secure contracts.
A Schenectady woman admitted she was drunk when she led police on a chase at speeds over 100 mph from Watervliet to Schenectady, at one point crashing and scattering debris and driving on one rim on I-90 before she was stopped, the Albany County District Attorney's Office said.
Three people have been arrested, accused of tricking an elderly woman into signing her home over to them.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 03:02 pm
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