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12 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

N.Y. prison officers block journalists from tourist siteN.Y. prison...

N.Y. prison officers block journalists from tourist site State press association condemns interference; state says journalists violated policy Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mNaI4X An upstate New York TV crew was threatened with arrest by corrections officers as they filmed at a public historic site on the grounds of an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Wilton, NY

14 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Marchione opponent waits to set up campaign...

Democratic candidate Brian Howard, center, launches his campaign for State Senate on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club in Lansingburgh, N.Y. Howard, who will challenge Sen. Kathy Marchione, has the support of Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia, left, and Sen. Neil Breslin, right.

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18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Going up and up: hotel occupancy rates in Albany, New York area

A 112-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Clifton Park, New York is among the new hotels to open in the Albany region.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Clifton Park, NY, Albany County, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

13WHAM

Police ID man who drowned in upstate New York lake

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office tells local media that 49-year-old Daniel Gurnett of Clifton Park drowned in Saratoga Lake.

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Related Topix: Clifton Park, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

GlobalFoundries hires more IBM executives for Malta, New York leadership team

GlobalFoundries, the world's second largest contract computer chip maker, announced Wednesday the hiring of three industry veterans based at its plant in Malta complex, known as Fab 8 -- all of whom are longtime veterans of Armonk, New York-based IBM.

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Related Topix: Armonk, NY

Albany Times Union

Man's body pulled from Saratoga Lake

A man's body was pulled from Saratoga Lake on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Sheriff: Three arrested after investigation into stolen vehicle report

Three people have been arrested by the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office after an investigation into a stolen vehicle report.

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Related Topix: Ballston Spa, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Albany Times Union

Region's unemployment rate continues to

The unemployment rate in the Capital Region fell to 5.1 percent in June from 6.5 a year earlier, the state Labor Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Albany County, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Schoharie County, NY, 9

Albany Times Union

Wormuth's case moved to county

Former Halfmoon Supervisor Melinda A. Wormuth waived indictment and pleaded not guilty Tuesday to state criminal charges that were filed in Saratoga County Court as her 9-month-old case was shifted out of Waterford Town Court.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Troy, NY, Glenville, NY

Albany Times Union

Region's jobless rate continues to fall

The unemployment rate in the Capital Region fell to 5.1 percent in June from 6.5 a year earlier, according to a report from the state Department of Labor Tuesday.

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Albany Times Union

Remembrance Day at Granta s Cottage

Piper Jerry Cashion, right plays for the acknowledgement of the 127th anniversary of Ulysses S. Grant's funeral with a flag raising at the Grant Cottage in Wilton, N.Y. in the summer of 2012.

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Related Topix: Wilton, NY

Nippertown!

7/22/14: Today's Tips: Tuesday

MUSIC : Gogol Bordello @ the Upstate Concert Hall , Clifton Park. Mosh-pits, mustaches and one madcap, magnificent, manic, magnetic frontman, Eugene Hutz .

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Related Topix: Clifton Park, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY, Ballston Spa, NY, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Recorder

Figuring out the laws of the lake

From cigarette boats to pontoons, and kayaks to canoes, the Great Sacandaga Lake does not discriminate against most pleasure craft -- of all shapes and sizes.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, NY, Northville, NY

Recorder

Blaze devastates Perth dairy farm

Korona Dairy Farm, located on County Highway 107, was ablaze Friday evening as at least 12 fire departments worked tirelessly to put out the fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Drink, Milk, Galway, NY, Broadalbin, NY, Hagaman, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Albany Times Union

IBM won't exit

Stock analysts who cover IBM got to ask company executives about the expected sale of its microchip manufacturing business on Thursday during IBM's quarterly earnings review.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Albany-area bridge to close for accident repairs

A bridge over the Hudson River in the Albany area will be closed for several hours while crews repair damage from a tractor-trailer crash earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Rensselaer County, NY, Waterford, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Feds seize Albany man's Land

Federal authorities are looking over Danny Harrington's Land Rover, saying the Albany man may have fallen victim to an illegal importer.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Prison

Albany Times Union

Cops: Corinth woman had forged prescription

A village woman is accused of presenting a forged a prescription to the Rite Aid pharmacy in Corinth last month, Saratoga County sheriff's investigators said.

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Related Topix: Corinth, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Case adjourned in City Court

A court hearing for City Court Judge Traci DiMezza's husband, who is accused of hitting her, was adjourned last week until Aug. 7. Joseph A. DiMezza was charged with third-degree attempted assault, a misdemeanor, and third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, after he allegedly struck his wife during an incident in June.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Nippertown!

The Capital Land Crate Digger: "The Monkey's Head in the Corner of the Room"

The Capital Land Crate Digger brings you reviews of vinyl obscurities found for $10 or under at Capital District record stores, thrift shops, garage sales, and junk emporiums.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

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