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  1. Hockey: Spartans push win streak to 10 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Brandon Gaudin scored his team-leading 12th goal of the season, and Ben Koszalak made 28 saves as Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa defeated Shaker/Colonie, 4-1, in a Capital District High School Hockey League game at the Albany County Hockey Facility Friday night.

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  2. Drunk On Super Bowl Sunday? Get A Free RideRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WGY-AM Albany

    That's the message from Albany County law enforcement, as well as the law firm Martin, Harding, and Mazzotti, which will provide a cab ride home. Paul Harding says for those hosting Super Bowl parties, have a plan for the guest that's had one too many.

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  3. in Re: School Administrators Association of New York State et al.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    ... School District, respondent. Appeal from a judgment of the Supreme Court (Teresi, J.), entered May 10, 2013 in Albany County, which dismissed petitioners' application, in a combined proceeding pursuant to CPLR article 78 and action for declaratory ...

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  4. in Re: Susan M. KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    ... respondents. Appeal from that part of a judgment of the Supreme Court (Teresi, J.), entered June 18, 2013 in Albany County, which partially dismissed petitioners' application, in a proceeding pursuant to CPLR article 78, to, among other things, ...

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  5. in Re: Cde ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    ... for respondents. Appeal from a judgment of the Supreme Court (Breslin, J.), entered April 30, 2013 in Albany County, which dismissed petitioner's application, in a proceeding pursuant to CPLR article 78, to review a determination of respondent ...

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  6. Larkin v. Sano Rubin Construction Company IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    ... for respondents. Appeals (1) from an order of the Supreme Court (Devine, J.), entered August 30, 2013 in Albany County, which, among other things, granted defendants' cross motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint, and (2) from an order ...

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  7. A 'vibrant' vision wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Albany Times Union

    ... While the RFP sets no minimum sale price for land, at least $6 million from the proceeds has been pledged to Albany County, the Cuomo administration official said. Earlier this month the county approved borrowing $15.7 million to renovate the nearby ...

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  8. A.M. Roundup: In Assembly, the race is onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Albany Times Union

    ... will seek to rejoin the conference after it effectuates Silver's removal, planned for Monday. (CapCon) An Albany County undersheriff testified on Wednesday that a former sheriff's inspector ordered a ceremonial retirement badge two months before he ...

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  9. Sales, prices of homes drop in region during DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Albany Times Union

    ... 11.9 percent to 6,235 homes, which at current sales rates would last 7.9 months, according to the association. Albany County sales were up 5 percent in December from a year earlier, while both average and median price were up by the same percentage, ...

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  10. Capital Region home sales, prices fell in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Albany Times Union

    ... 11.9 percent to 6,235 homes, which at current sales rates would last 7.9 months, according to the association. Albany County sales were up 5 percent in December from a year earlier, while both average and median price were up by the same percentage, ...

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  11. Jobless rate hits several lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Albany Times Union

    ... work. Locally, unemployment was lowest in Saratoga County with 4.3 percent of the workforce idled, followed by Albany County at 4.4 percent, Schenectady County at 4.8 percent, Rensselaer County at 4.9 percent and Schoharie County at 6.3 percent.

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  12. Unemployment edged lower in Capital Region in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Albany Times Union

    ... ,200. Locally, unemployment was lowest in Saratoga County with 4.3 percent of the workforce idled, followed by Albany County at 4.4 percent, Schenectady County at 4.8 percent, Rensselaer County at 4.9 percent and Schoharie County at 6.3 percent.

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  13. $850G settlement would end suits over Albany courthouse renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Albany Times Union

    A retired federal judge has brokered an $850,000 settlement to the seven-year legal fight between Albany County and the contractor it fired from its award-winning but star-crossed courthouse renovation. If approved by the full County Legislature next month, about $750,000 of the total would go to the county once it settles damage agreements with various subcontractors on the project, County Attorney Thomas Marcelle said.

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  14. Albany County Legislature again eyeing cut to 29 seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Albany Times Union

    As reported in Friday's column , the latest plan to downsize the Albany County Legislature would shed 10 seats for a total of 29 and not take effect until sometime after the 2020 census. That's a stark departure from the plan as of late last month, when Democratic leadership was pushing a cut to 35 seats in time for this November's elections.

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  15. Monday afternoon update: initial wave of snow approaches...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Albany Times Union

    That dim sun that appeared to shine through frosted glass this morning certainly had that look of an approaching coastal storm. As we reach late afternoon in the Capital District, clouds have thickened and some light snow is evident on radar to our south and also to the west, extending roughly parallel but south of I-90 from south of Rochester to southern Albany County, as this composite radar, satellite, and sea-level pressure map shows: In just the past few minutes, as this blog was being composed, the first flakes began falling here at UAlbany's Uptown Campus.

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  16. Times Union Center readies for $15.7M in upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Business Journal

    ... Centers is the Philadelphia-based management firm that runs the center. The Times Union Center is owned by Albany County. Belber says the upgrade could be complete by late 2016, around the same time that the $66.5 million Albany Convention Center is ...

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  17. Churchill: Sentence more about poverty than justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... that got Dixon convicted. This much isn't in dispute: Dixon and another teen, a 17-year-old from southern Albany County, arranged on Facebook to meet outside the McDonald's on South Pearl Street, so Dixon could buy a pair of Nikes. He left without ...

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  18. Saving lives, one jailed user at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Albany Times Union

    Joseph Filippone, center, director of prevention services with Project Safe Point, talks with inmates at the Albany County Jail on Friday Jan. 23, 2015 in Colonie, N.Y..about the use of Narcan to help save lives of those who overdose on heroin. Inmate Stephanie Hope from Cohoes at the Albany County Jail on Friday Jan. 23, 2015 in Colonie, N.Y. Joseph Filippone, left, director of prevention services with Project Safe Point, talks with inmates at the Albany County Jail on Friday Jan. 23, 2015, in Colonie, N.Y., about the use of Narcan to help save lives of those who overdose on heroin.

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  19. Snow moves out of Capital Region in early afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Albany Times Union

    Meteorologist Luigi Meccariello said the last of the snow is currently making its way through the region and should end in the very early afternoon hours. As of Saturday morning, Albany County was reporting between a half inch to one inch of snow around the area, he said.

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  20. Lorey plans to lobby against SAFE actRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Fulton County Sheriff Thomas Lorey said Friday he plans on spending some of his last year in office continuing to lobby against the state's SAFE Act. He is so opposed he is urging Fulton County residents to opt out of a pistol permit renewal program due to start in 2015.

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