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ALBANY

Census Bureau to host job fair in Albany

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau’s regional New York office is looking to hire more than 100 temporary field representatives in the Capital Region through a walk-in recruiting fair Friday in Albany.
 
ALBANY

REDC awards rescheduled for Thursday

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
The Regional Economic Development Council awards have been rescheduled from Wednesday morning to Thursday at noon, according to the governor's office.
 
UAlbany winter commencement smaller but just as joyful
ALBANY

UAlbany winter commencement smaller but just as joyful

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
It’s all over. That’s what Kwesi Egyir and Gavin Gyimesi said as they sat in the SEFCU Arena on Sunday afternoon as part of the 2014 University at Albany Winter Graduating Class.
 
ALBANY

Sage president earns anthropology award

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Susan C. Scrimshaw, president of The Sage Colleges, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Society for Medical Anthropology’s Career Achievement Award.
 
McConnell taps Albany native as chief of staff
WASHINGTON

McConnell taps Albany native as chief of staff

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Brian McGuire gave up some of his invisibility last month for a new, more prominent job with the top Republican in the Senate: chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s personal office.
 
ALBANY

'Stubborn' Albany fire leaves 6 homeless

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
A “stubborn” fire on Slingerland Street in South Albany on Friday afternoon badly damaged a two-story house and left six people homeless.
 
Students show solidarity with Ferguson, Staten Island protests
CAPITAL REGION

Students show solidarity with Ferguson, Staten Island protests

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Students at three local colleges have taken to the streets to protest grand jury decisions not to indict police officers involved in the deaths of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and Staten Island.
 
UPS meets holiday demand with leased facility
CAPITAL REGION

UPS meets holiday demand with leased facility

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
When you’re UPS and it’s peak holiday season, and Americans are shopping online more than ever, it’s good to have a giant empty warehouse just down the road from your bursting-at-the-seams regional headquarters.
 
New Miracle Center fills veterans’ needs
COLONIE

New Miracle Center fills veterans’ needs

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
The Veterans Miracle Center, which opened in mid-November, provides necessities to struggling veterans and active-duty military personnel and connects them with other agencies that can help them get back on their feet.
 
ALBANY

Man admits role in Colonie holdup

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
A man accused of duct-taping five restaurant employees during a robbery three years ago admitted to the crime this week, Albany County district attorney’s officials said.
 
ALBANY

Wilton doctor admits distributing drugs for a fee

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Gundel admitted to one felony count of distributing a controlled substance as part of a plea agreement reached in U.S. District Court in Albany on Wednesday.
 
Economist Johnson sees growth ahead
COLONIE

Economist Johnson sees growth ahead

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Unemployment will fall, jobs will be added, consumer spending should rise and wages will increase for the first time in a while across the Capital Region and state in the next two years, according to nationally known economist Hugh Johnson.
 
RENSSELAER

Albany, Rensselaer reach $11M casino revenue sharing deal

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan have reached an agreement for the city of Albany to receive $11 million over 10 years if Hard Rock is awarded a license to build a casino in Rensselaer.
 
Capital Region’s only Islamic school grows
COLONIE

Capital Region’s only Islamic school grows

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
It’s been a long road for the Annur Islamic School, which has been short on resources but is finally growing.
 
ALBANY

Albany immigrant center fire deemed suspicious

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
Albany police are investigating a suspicious fire early Tuesday morning at the headquarters of a nonprofit group that provides services to immigrants and refugees.
 
 

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