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Sunday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

Weekend Crafters

Close to 65 artisans, jewelers, painters, potters, sculptors and woodworkers came out to sell their wares during the sixth annual Northville Rotary Club's Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend on Saturday in the village.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, West Hurley, NY, Albany, NY, Clinton County, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Weekend Crafters

Close to 65 artisans, jewelers, painters, potters, sculptors and woodworkers came out to sell their wares during the sixth annual Northville Rotary Club's Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend on Saturday in the village.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, West Hurley, NY, Albany, NY, Clinton County, NY

Albany Times Union

CNSE: Media at fault for financing deal...

A day after blaming the Albany political establishment for its decision to yank a $186 million bond financing deal that cost the city nearly $2 million, officials at the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany are now saying it's the news media's fault.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Albany Times Union

Battle looms for Democratic judicial nod

Times Union staff photo by Lori Van Buren -- Margaret Walsh on June 18, 2004. Margaret is running in a Democratic primary for Family County Judge.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WGY-AM Albany

Guilty of Attempted Sex Trafficking

Special Victims Unit was called into to help prosecute a Rhode Island man accused of attempted human trafficking in Albany County.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Hairy situation for defense at pot trial

The Brooklyn-based defense attorney came to Albany County Court last week to defend a man accused of possessing nearly 14 pounds of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Coeymans, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WGY-AM Albany

No surrender for Soldier On

Supporters of a plan to build housing for homeless veterans are pressing Albany county legislators to move ahead with the proposal.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Cleanup at Albany County mercury site to start

The Environmental Protection Agency says the second phase of cleanup work is starting this week at a former mercury reclamation facility in Albany County.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Ohio.com

Court decisions to allow New York fracking review to continue

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued the following statement on two decisions by New York State Supreme Court Justice Roger McDonough dismissing two lawsuits seeking to force the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to terminate its ongoing review of the environmental impacts related to high-volume hydrofracking: ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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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

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