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April 27, 2017 News



  • Albany Tulip Queen finalists announced - WNYT

    WNYT -  She has been involved in a variety of community service organizations, including Family Promise of the Capital Region, Glory House of Prayer Children's Summer Program, American Cancer Society, Albany South End Children's Café, Habitat for Humanity, ...
  • More sidewalks could be coming to Albany - WALB-TV

    WALB-TV -  City and county leaders are interested in a new policy that would promote safer streets. Dawson Road is always buzzing with traffic. Cars zoom by leaving no room for pedestrians or cyclists. Chris Phillips owns Wildside Running. He told WALB News 10 ...
  • Albany aims for solid waste transfer station - Albany Times Union

    Albany Times Union -  ALBANY - The city's landfill is filling up, and Albany officials are getting ready for its closure with plans for a solid waste transfer station. The city is seeking contractors to design, permit, construct and operate a transfer station at the Rapp ...
  • Thinking about affordable housing in Albany - alloveralbany

    alloveralbany -  The proposed overhaul of Albany's zoning codes -- Rezone Albany -- does not currently include an inclusionary zoning requirement. But it does include incentives for including affordable units in new developments. It offers developers the opportunity to ...
  • 'Fight the Blight' town halls planned for Albany - WALB-TV

    WALB-TV -  An Albany planning team is working to target blight within the city. On Thursday, May fourth, the 'Fight Albany Blight' or FAB Planning team is holding a town hall. The group invites you to voice your concerns about abandoned properties, vacant lots ...
  • Baseball: New Albany's Arenschield tosses no-hitter - ThisWeek Community News

    ThisWeek Community News -  Alex Arenschield of the New Albany High School baseball team admitted he didn't have overpowering stuff as he pitched against Newark on April 26. Arenschield overmatched the host Wildcats instead, tossing his first career no-hitter as the Eagles won 13 ...
  • Albany's unemployment rate drops in March - WALB-TV

    WALB-TV -  Figures released buy the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) today show that Metro Albany's unemployment rate dropped three tenths of a point in March, to 5.7 percent. It was six percent in February. The rate was 6.4 percent in March a year ago.
  • Sun makes big reveal in Albany area - Albany Times Union

    Albany Times Union -  A bed of tulips soaking in the sun during the 2016 Tulip Festival in Washington Park on Saturday May 7, 2016 in Albany , N.Y. (Michael P. Farrell/Times Union). Photo: Michael P. Farrell. Buy this photo. Image 2 of 4. Buy photo. Colorful flowers rise ...
  • Stabbed and Slashed While Waiting for Albany to Act - WNYC

    WNYC -  As violence continues to rise at the jail complex on Rikers Island, body scanners that can detect dangerous contraband are sitting idle because Albany legislators have been slow to tweak a state law that prevents their use. The seven machines can ...

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