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Albany County Newswire

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  1. Independents allows primaryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Colonie Spotlight

    For the past several elections, the Albany County Independence Party has had Mahan on its line for town supervisor, while also backing Benedict for Albany County Legislature. According to party Chairman Paul Caputo, the party decided to allow its members to vote for the party's line in the upcoming 2016 elections.

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  2. Best public schools for math in the Albany regionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... ahead of last year's top district, Niskayuna, which was No. 2 this year. North Colonie and Bethlehem, in Albany County, ranked third and fourth. And East Greenbush in Rensselaer County was fifth in the math rankings. The rankings are based on ...

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  3. Albany's North Swan Street Park comes back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Albany Times Union

    ... overhauled North Swan Street Park in Albany on Saturday, June 27, 2015. In the background, with basketball, is Albany County Executive Dan McCoy. (Steve Barnes/Times Union) "This park makes my heart smile," said Arlene Way , president of the Arbor ...

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  4. Community leaders show off revitalized parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Albany Times Union

    ... overhauled North Swan Street Park in Albany on Saturday, June 27, 2015. In the background, with basketball, is Albany County Executive Dan McCoy. (Steve Barnes/Times Union) ALBANY - "This park makes my heart smile," said Arlene Way , president of ...

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  5. Community leaders shows off revitalized parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Albany Times Union

    ... the park was provided with a $30,000 grant in 2010 from the Strategic Alliance for Health , a program of the Albany County Department of Health . The largest portion of the park-overhaul budget was from a $318,000 grant from the Environmental ...

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  6. Man gets 12 years for torching Cohoes buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... got out safely. A man who lived in the building asked for the maximum in a victim impact statement read to Albany County Judge Peter Lynch by Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney Cheryl Fowler . He noted his daughter was fortunately sleeping ...

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  7. Toy Safety Regulation Should Be Left To The Federal GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | JD Supra

    ... among both consumers and industry alike. By way of example, earlier this year, on Jan. 7, the executive of Albany County, New York, signed into law "Local Law J," known as the "Toxic-Free Toys Act," the most far-reaching local children's product ...

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  8. Albany bar building set to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Albany Times Union

    A Pine Hills landmark for countless inebriated college students - the one-time home to several bars including The Lamp Post - will hit the auction block next week after Albany County seized it for a six-figure tax debt. The county has set a minimum $750,000 bid for the Rice Building at 218 Western Ave., Albany, which occupies the entire block of Quail Street between Western and Elberon Place.

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  9. Albany nanocollege intersection wins engineering awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Business Journal

    ... Inc. of Ballston Spa was the construction contractor. The project was the result of a partnership between Albany County, New York State Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Capital District Transportation Committee, Capital ...

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  10. Capital Region home sales, prices increase in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... Thursday's report. New listings were up in Saratoga County, increasing by 12 percent, but down 11 percent in Albany County, 7 percent in Rensselaer County, and 6 percent in Schenectady County. In Albany County, the average price rose 4 percent to ...

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  11. Cohoes council campaign derailed by four-year-old mapping errorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... other discrepancies between the two maps have derailed Nana Clark's campaign for Common Council this year. (Albany County Board of Elections) Nana Clark's short-lived campaign for Cohoes Common Council had its roots in 2013, when she bought her ...

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  12. in Re: Anne P. WestmorlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | FindLaw

    ... Proceeding pursuant to CPLR article 78 (transferred to this Court by order of the Supreme Court, entered in Albany County) to review a determination of the Comptroller which denied petitioner's application for additional pension service credits. ...

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  13. State AG: Merrick auto body shop failed to pay state taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newsday

    ... being held on $25,000 cash bail and $50,000 bond. He was represented at the proceeding by Tina Sodhi of the Albany County Public Defenders Office. She could not be reached for comment. Ustica, a Suffolk resident, faces seven felony counts stemming ...

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  14. Route 433 bridge to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... wider shoulders and lanes for turning vehicles. During the bridge closure, there will be a signed detour using Albany County Route 1 (Switzkill Road) and Albany County Route 2 (Cole Hill Road).

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  15. Albany housing market rebounded in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... Thursday's report. New listings were up in Saratoga County, increasing by 12 percent, but down 11 percent in Albany County, 7 percent in Rensselaer County, and 6 percent in Schenectady County. In Albany County, the average price rose 4 percent to ...

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  16. Colonie PD Public Safety Dispatcher arrested for alleged rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... pending further disciplinary action. The defendant was arraigned in Colonie Justice Court and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility without bail. He will appear in court on a later date.

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  17. Albany program would divert low-level criminals from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Albany Times Union

    Assemblyman Keith Wright, center, meets with acting Albany Police Chief Brendan Cox, left, and Mayor Kathy Sheehan, right, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. ORG XMIT: MER2015061618595047 Albany District Attorney David Soares discusses the issue of prostitution and sex trafficking in Albany County on Tuesday morning, August 5, 2014, in Albany N.Y. ORG XMIT: MER2015050714141819 Police officers would have the discretion to send low-level criminals to social services case managers, not jail, under a diversion program that city and county officials hope will stop clogging the court system with chronic offenders who need other forms of help.

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  18. Lack Of Compliance'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... them to do so. The ruling, announced last month by Judge Thomas J. McNamara of the New York Supreme Court in Albany County, stemmed from an October 2014 lawsuit filed by Bill Robinson, a radio talk show host from Avon who is also a member of the ...

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  19. Sonic Drive-In in Latham set to open next week after fund raisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Albany Times Union

    The Capital Region's first-ever Sonic Drive-In on Route 7 in Latham will open to the public next week after it holds a series of invite-only fundraising events Friday through Sunday. The fundraisers, organized by the franchise owners, will benefit the Epilepsy Foundation, Colonie DARE program and ARC in Albany and Schoharie counties.

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  20. Watervliet man accused of sex act, filming itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Albany Times Union

    ... ith the victim and filmed it without her knowledge or consent, police said. The case has been forwarded to the Albany County District Attorney's Office.

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