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  1. East Greenbush sewer plant hit with pollution fines, flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    The East Greenbush town board meets at the town's sewer treatment plant on Tuesday to discuss flaws in the system. EAST GREENBUSH -- Town officials on Tuesday ordered emergency repairs to the municipal sewer plant after a sudden rainstorm last month caused serious damage to the facility now in the midst of a $13 million rebuilding project.


  2. Travel Gal: Kim SwidlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Albany Times Union

    AMTRAK Rewards Point Redemption : Usually when I hear about any carrier making a change, I cringe in the anticipation of learning about yet another negative effect on my travel. So far though, Amtrak's new redemption process looks like I'll be able to stretch my reward points a little more for travel between Albany and New York Penn Station.


  3. Review: Beach House @ Upstate Concert Hall, 8/24/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    If Julee Cruise isn't available to reprise her role as the languid lounge singer on the upcoming "Twin Peaks" Showtime re-boot, Beach House seems primed and ready to take over the role. The Baltimore-based dream-pop duo of vocalist-keyboardist Victoria Legrand and guitarist Alex Scully - collectively known as Beach House - made their Capital Region concert debut on Monday night at the Upstate Concert Hall, delving into their back catalog of gauzy, semi-ambient pop songs, as well as showcasing selections from their upcoming fifth album, "Depression Cherry," due for release on Friday from Sub Pop Records.


  4. Boyfriend of Annie Lennox's daughter possibly found in Hudson RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Authorities say a man's body found in the Hudson River matches the description of a kayaker who's been missing since an accident over the weekend. Dutchess County Sheriff's Capt.


  5. Worker removing tree stump in New York village finds grenadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    It's not every day you find a grenade while removing a tree stump. Fred Hill did, but luckily for the Hudson Valley tree service worker the explosive wasn't live.


  6. Schumer wants interim safety steps for upstate trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Thursday called on the Federal Railroad Administration to require Automatic Train Control along passenger rail corridors in areas of upstate New York where curves could lead to high-speed derailments. ATC, while not as sophisticated or advanced as Passenger Train Control, has been in use by Amtrak for years, and was installed but not operating on the northbound tracks of the Northeast Corridor where an Amtrak train derailed, killing eight passengers.


  7. Angel investing forum Thursday at Marist CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    The Upstate Venture Association of New York, located in Guilderland, is holding a forum on "angel" investing in start-up companies at Marist College in Poughkeepsie Thursday evening. The event will take place at the Marist Student Center beginning at 5:45 p.m. Registration opens at 5 p.m. The Capital Region has its own angel fund, which pools money from wealthy investors to invest in start-up companies.


  8. Cuomo announces another round of appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Vincent Bradley has been picked by the governor to chair the state Liquor Authority. He comes from the state attorney general's office where he was assistant AG in charge of the Poughkeepsie regional office.


  9. Officials discuss Amtrak plans with rail passenger groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Completing the second track between Albany and Schenectady will be one of the final steps in a nearly $200 million effort to improve passenger rail throughout the Capital Region and south to Poughkeepsie. The work, which also includes high-level extended platforms and a long-planned fourth track at the Rensselaer rail station, a new station in downtown Schenectady, and new, more resilient signals and improved grade crossings between the Capital Region and Poughkeepsie, is slated for completion in 2017, said Susan Andrews , rail projects group director for the New York State Department of Transportation.


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