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  1. Former Albany fire chief diesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Times Union staff photo by Cindy Schultz -- Newly named Fire Chief Robert Forezzi Sr. poses at the Midtown Station, the home of Engine 1, on Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, in Albany, N.Y. Forezzi worked at this station more than 22 years as a firefighter and officer.

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  2. First look: Ama Cocina in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Ama Cocina, the latest venture from the BM&T Restaurant Group , opens Monday at 4-6 Sheridan Ave. in downtown Albany. With a garage door that brings the vibrant interior out onto the sidewalk, and welcomes the outside in, the place is bright new addition to the downtown scene.

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  3. Governor Cuomo Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Thirteen Playgrounds at State ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    Governor Cuomo announced the state has committed $2.5 million to build or improve 13 playgrounds at eight State Parks across New York. Albany, NY - August 28, 2015 - Governor Cuomo announced the state has committed $2.5 million to build or improve 13 playgrounds at eight State Parks across New York.

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  4. Fewer deer expected to be killed in 2015 NY hunting seasonRead the original story

    Yesterday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Rex Ryan said it's finally time to select the Buffalo Bills starting quarterback. And the decision won't be an eas American Pharoah came into the race as the overwhelming favorite, but the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years lost the lead entering the f ALBANY, N.Y. - State wildlife officials say hunters are expected to kill fewer deer in the upcoming big game season because deer mortality over the past winter will result in fewer antlerless deer permits in parts of the state.

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  5. Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... genie with no immediate plans to be stuffed back in the bottle? Richard Lachmann , a professor at the University at Albany who includes Halloween in his sociology of culture course, said costumes seem to be more provocative every year, with equally ...

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  6. There are life lessons in all workRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    ... and sheep. It was hard work back in the day. Sternberg said his summer job years ago was at a small soda plant in Albany, New York. It was grimy, unglamorous and low payingbut it taught him more about life and work than anything else he could have ...

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  7. Rachel and Todd RichardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... m is a 1993 graduate of Fonda-Fultonville High School and is currently attending school at ITT Technical Institute in Albany, working towards a degree in electrical engineering.

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  8. Chris Churchill: Troy can't let Lansingburgh slip awayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Bullet holes are seen in the window and outside of a store on the corner of 112th St. and Fifth Ave. on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 in Lansingburgh, N.Y. A shoot-out between Troy police officers, Joshua Comitale and Chad Klein and 39-year-old Thaddeus Faison of Albany took place Saturday night. Faison was shot repeatedly near the intersection of 112th Street and Fifth Avenue by at least one of the officers and was later pronounced dead at St. Mary's Hospital.

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  9. On The MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Region, has extensive experience in business planning and development. He was most recently at Pyramid Brokerage of Albany. Cathie Stevens has been promoted to director of clinical services. Stevens will monitor and manage CPHM clinical protocol ...

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  10. Longtime PR industy leader Ed Lewi dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... writer for The Daily Gazette, and also worked for The Associated Press. During his 18 years with the Times Union (Albany, New York), he worked in marketing and advertising. Lewi is survived by wife Maureen; sons Jim Lewi and Joe Lewi; ...

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  11. Saratoga County man faces terror threat chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Charles Heimerdinger , 58, of Edinburg is charged with two felony counts of making a terroristic threat to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Albany office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development .

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  12. Police: NY man made threats against federal agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    ... reats against employees at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Albany.

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  13. Photos: LatinFest in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Ariel Ramos, 3, of Clifton Park celebrates his Puerto Rican heritage during the Albany LatinFest on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Washington Park in Albany, N.Y. LatinFest celebrates the Hispanic cultural heritage and the contributions made by Hispanic Americans. Puerto Rican native Erica Marrero of Troy, left, and Peruvian Migel Espinosa of Albany ham it up for the cameras during the Albany LatinFest on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Washington Park in Albany, N.Y. LatinFest celebrates the Hispanic cultural heritage and the contributions made by Hispanic Americans.

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  14. NY schools chief forming team to help 144 struggling schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    New York State's new education commissioner, MaryEllen Elia, gives a speech in Albany on July 22, 2015. Photo Credit: Shannon DeCelle The state's new schools chief is putting together a special team to help 144 struggling schools across New York that must increase academic achievement to avoid being put under the control of independent managers.

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  15. Unbeaten Bryan Wins Heavyweight Slugfest Against Rossy On ShoBoxRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Sweet Science

    LAS VEGAS - On a hot summer August night, in a specially-constructed ring outside the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center across from the D Las Vegas, Trevor "The Dream" Bryan remained unbeaten and passed the toughest test of his career with a crowd-pleasing, hard-fought 10-round unanimous decision over Derric Rossy in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader live on SHOWTIME A . Bryan , of Albany, N.Y., dropped the vastly more experienced Rossy , of Medford, N.Y., with a flurry of punches 30 seconds into the fight en route to winning one of the most exciting heavyweight fights of the year by the scores of 98-91 twice and 97-92.

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  16. Heads up Albany drivers! Red light camera citations go live todayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    Starting Saturday morning, anyone caught running a red light at any of the intersections where cameras are installed, may be subject to a citation. The intersections to watch out for - Western Avenue at Russell Road, Madison Avenue and North Main Avenue, Washington Avenue and North Main Avenue, and Central Avenue and Colvin Avenue.

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  17. Details emerge in Taser deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    A memorial for Donald "Dontay" Ivy on April 9, 2015, near where he died in police custody on Lark and Second streets in Albany. Citizens march through downtown streets on Friday, April 3, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. They gathered to protest the death of Donald "Dontay" Ivy, the 39-year-old man who died after he was shocked with a stun gun and struggled with Albany police.

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  18. Options open to Soares in how to oversee 'Dontay' Ivy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Albany Times Union

    Albany County District Attorney David Soares, left, leads a press conference Thursday morning, Oct. 9, 2014, at Town Hall in Guilderland, N.Y. As the Donald ?Dontay? Ivy case hangs in limbo, Albany County District Attorney David Soares appears to have more options than ceding power to New York's attorney general if that's what he wants.

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  19. Upstate tour helps new NY speaker find his footingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    In this Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 photo, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, samples cider and donuts while talking with Laura Ten Eyck of Indian Ladder Farms at the farm in Altamont, N.Y. In this Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, tours an apple orchard at Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont, N.Y. ALBANY, N.Y. - If he didn't already have a job, you might think New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie was running for governor. The Bronx Democrat has crisscrossed the state over several weeks this summer, making stops in Rochester, Ithaca, Syracuse, the North Country and points in between.

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  20. 8/29/15: Today's Top Tips: SaturdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nippertown!

    ... with his latest string of albums with the Rant Band, including the recent Live in the UK 2010 . 9pm. FESTIVAL/MUSIC : Albany LatinFest @ Washington Park , Albany. Featuring Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra with Endel Dueno, DJ Extreme, Viti Ruiz's ...

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