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7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Guilty plea in welfare fraud

A Troy woman pleaded guilty on Friday of defrauding the government of more than $53,000, Albany County prosecutors said.

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16 hrs ago | Empire State News

Comptroller releases municipal audits

Town of Colonie Justice Court Operations Auditors commended the town justices for establishing strong internal controls over court operations.

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Related Topix: Herkimer County, NY, Gloversville, NY, Fulton County, NY, Great Valley, NY, Cattaraugus County, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Albany Times Union

Editorial: The fight against

The Fourth of July collapse of a historic row house along Albany's Clinton Avenue demonstrates yet again that the city must confront the long-festering problem of dilapidated and abandoned buildings.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Opinion

Albany Times Union

Probation for ex-fire department

A former treasurer for the Selkirk Fire Department who ripped off more than $18,000 from the department was sentenced to five years of probation Thursday.

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Albany Times Union

There's a doozy of a Democratic primary brewing for one of two seats from the 108th Assembly District on the state Democratic Committee.

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Related Topix: Cohoes, NY, Watervliet, NY, Albany, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Albany County will pay the $60,000 tab for the demolition and stabilization of a vacant Clinton Avenue building that collapsed last Friday, officials said Wednesday.

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Albany Times Union

Cops: Sex offender took images of children in Glenmont camper

Robert McCoy , who in 2009 pleaded guilty to child pornography possession, allegedly took sexually explicit pictures of children under the age of 11 in his empty camper off Route 9W in Glenmont, where McCoy has property.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, NY, Glenmont, NY

Albany Times Union

Capital Region apartment rents edge

Rents in the Capital Region edged up 1.4 percent over the past year to an average of $1,307.10, according to a new survey by Sunrise Management & Consulting.

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Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY, Rensselaer County, NY, Schenectady County, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WGY-AM Albany

Weekend lane closures planned for the Patroon Island Bridge

Lane and ramp closures are planned for this weekend on the Patroon Island Bridge.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer County, NY, Menands, NY

Albany Times Union

County Legislator Deborah Bush wants to know who is going to be making sure they don't bring communicable illnesses with them.

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Related Topix: Berne, NY, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Chickenpox

Albany Times Union

Albany County sheriff announces recruits, promotions

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, center front, welcomed 13 members to positions within the Law Enforcement Division on Monday.

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Related Topix: Ravena, NY, Latham, NY, Schenectady, NY, Cohoes, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Owners to officially close Hoffman's Playland at end of season

The owners of Hoffman's Playland say the amusement park will officially close for good at the end of the 2014 season.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Courthouse News Service

New York Court Strikes Down Cyberbullying Law

A law meant to protect minors from cyberbullying tramples speech protected by the First Amendment, New York's highest court ruled.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Albany Times Union

Asbestos warning at site of Albany house collapse

The building at 162 Clinton Ave., left, on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. The building partially collapsed.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Army Times

N.Y. vet honored on 70th anniversary of attack

An upstate county is honoring a local World War II veteran who survived a Pacific island attack that claimed the lives of hundreds of Americans, including scores of New Yorkers.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Cohoes, NY, Albany, NY

Business Journal

Best schools for English in the Albany region

Teacher Hope Dils works with her 10th grade English Regents class at Shaker High School in the North Colonie Central School District in suburban Albany, New York.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Education Etc., Schenectady County, NY, New Scotland, NY, Voorheesville, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

13WHAM

Body of missing fisherman recovered from NY lake

Police divers have recovered the body of a 59-year-old Albany County man from 74 feet of water on Lake George.

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Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY, Westerlo, NY, Boat Disaster

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Search for fisherman on NY lake scaled back

State police say they may do limited searches over the holiday weekend for 59-year-old William Scott of the Albany County town of Westerlo.

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Related Topix: Westerlo, NY

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Albany Times Union

Despite the heat, the threat of a coastal storm and high gas prices, the summer travel season is off to a strong start.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, National Mall, US National Parks, Saratoga County, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Power outages throughout the Capital Region

Power outages are affecting many throughout the Capital Region as storms roll through the area.

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