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Union College in Schenectady is planning to build a new, $9 million, 38,000-square-foot apartment-style residence hall on land it owns on the corner of Roger Hull Place and Park Place.
The aggressive approach that helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo become a rising star in his own party who was often touted as a potential 2016 presidential candidate may have contributed to the most serious scandal he's faced during his three-and-a-half years in office.
Albany police have converged in the area of 880 Lark Drive Thursday afternoon after getting a report of a person with a weapon in a residence.
A standoff is centering around the Lark Drive, Albany, house that can be seen in the background.
Paul McCartney's rain check approaches: this spring, due to health reasons, the former Beatle was forced to postpone his scheduled June 19 concert at the Smoothie King Center until Oct. 11. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored in October or refunded, but for the latter, time is ticking.
The New York State Police are continuing their investigation into the December 2013 disappearance of Nicia Wilson, 28, and her son Elijah Wilson, 1, formerly of Cohoes.
SCHENECTADY A top executive at two nonprofit organizations founded by the Rev. Peter Young was charged Wednesday on allegations that she stole more than $1 million in state dollars and approved a taxpayer-supported $50,000 no-show job for a former state assemblyman.
Finger Lakes wineries want gas-storage plan rejected Several winery, vineyard owners asked N.Y. to reject proposed gas storage near Seneca Lake Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1n4aqGN Finger Lakes winery owners argue the potential for accidents and industrialization could threaten the numerous vineyards that surround the ... (more)
An Albany County jury Wednesday found Francisco Rosario , 20, of Albany guilty of felony and misdemeanor assault charges, prosecutors said.
This year marked the 28th anniversary of the Green River Festival . Held in mid-July at the picturesque grounds of the Greenfield Community College - a two-hour drive from Albany - it featured more than 30 bands drawn from an array of genres worldwide.
The investor website Motley Fool suggests a way to end oil train traffic through Albany that basically involves terminal operator Buckeye Partners selling its assets here and using the money to lay new pipelines along its existing corridors to bring Bakken crude to East Coast refineries.
Movoto.com recently compiled a list of the most exciting places in New York. Albany and Troy made this list.
The 286-year-old Van Ostrande-Radliff house on Hudson Avenue has retained its title as the oldest remaining building in the city, according to a new survey by the Historic Albany Foundation.
The Albany, New York, forecasting office said Tuesday an EF1 tornado with estimated 90 mph wind touched down at about 5 p.m. Sunday in Greenridge Park, traveling about a quarter-mile on a path about 20 yards wide.
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Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:47 am
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