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Four found dead inside Guilderland home
GUILDERLAND

Four found dead inside Guilderland home

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Four bodies were found inside a Western Avenue home Wednesday afternoon in an apparent quadruple homicide.
 
State business council backs Cuomo
LATHAM

State business council backs Cuomo

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked up the endorsement of the Business Council of New York State on Wednesday at Plug Power’s headquarters in Latham.
 
Hoffman's Playland finds new owner, home
ALBANY

Hoffman's Playland finds new owner, home

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
It was an announcement Jeffrey Sperber knew would “thrill everybody that knows a child” in the region. The head of the family-owned Huck Finn’s Warehouse and More laid out the news simply Wednesday afternoon, to loud applause from those gathered at the now-closed Hoffman’s Playland in Loudonville.
 
Stuck dump truck closes Albany bridge off-ramp
ALBANY

Stuck dump truck closes Albany bridge off-ramp

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
A busy ramp off the Dunn Memorial Bridge was closed this morning after a dump truck struck an overhead sign, state police said.
 
Laser cat: Golden litter scoop award at feline film festival
ALBANY

Laser cat: Golden litter scoop award at feline film festival

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Not many high school seniors can say they’ve been honored for “achievement in cat excellence.” Draven Rodriguez could very well be the first.
 
ALBANY

9 names being added to state firefighters memorial

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
The names of nine firefighters are being added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial in downtown Albany.
 
Police: Woman drove wrong way on Thruway, hit truck
ROTTERDAM

Police: Woman drove wrong way on Thruway, hit truck

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Police say an Albany woman was drunk early Saturday when she drove the wrong way on the New York State Thruway and hit a tractor-trailer near Exit 26.
 
ALBANY

Ballston Spa man convicted of selling heroin

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
A Ballston Spa man was convicted of felony heroin sales in Albany County Court on Wednesday.
 
Albany man shot to death
ALBANY

Albany man shot to death

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
A man shot to death in the area of First and Judson streets Thursday afternoon has been identified as 25-year-old Jorge Falu-Garcia of Albany
 
COLONIE

Drugmaker to create 115 jobs at new Colonie facility

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
A producer of specialty pharmaceutical drugs has opened a new 10,000-square-foot facility in Colonie and expects to create 115 high-paying jobs in the coming year.
 
ALBANY

SUNY IT aligns with Japanese organization

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, now known as the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, announced a $25 million partnership with Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization on Tuesday.
 
UAlbany unveils new data center
SCHENECTADY

UAlbany unveils new data center

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The University at Albany unveiled Tuesday its new $29.3 million data center, which will be shared with other local colleges and serve as a hub for information technology research by students and faculty.
 
Meatball taste contest in downtown Albany a no-lose proposition
ALBANY

Meatball taste contest in downtown Albany a no-lose proposition

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
After Janet Lori finishes eating a meatball prepared by the chef at the Pearl Street Pub, she proclaims it is the best she has ever had.
 
History draws public to festival along Hudson River in Albany
ALBANY

History draws public to festival along Hudson River in Albany

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Larry Thetford is on a mission. He believes it is extremely important to educate people on the history and culture of Native Americans, so through dance and word of mouth that’s what he does.
 
Comptroller: Colonie, Mechanicville fiscally stressed
CAPITOL

Comptroller: Colonie, Mechanicville fiscally stressed

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
Mechanicville is one of the most financially distressed communities in the state and the town of Colonie isn’t far behind, according to a new report from state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
 
 

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