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Natasha Scully

Email: nscully@albany.edu

Natasha Scully

September Spring

by Natasha Scully April 9, 2014

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  If I listen careful carefully, I can still hear her voice. I can hear my grandmother singing “Aba Daba Honeymoon" with my poppy to me. She would sing “Aba daba daba daba daba daba dab ...

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Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

by Natasha Scully April 3, 2014

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  After days of protests outside the New York State Capitol and behind-closed-doors negotiations inside, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders concluded a $138 billion budget deal. Outlined in the budget is a $1.1 billion—or 5.3 percent—increase ...

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Leave Those Kids Alone

by Natasha Scully February 27, 2014

  After Judd Krasher came out of the closet at 18, while still a senior in high school, adults began to approach the young man, telling him “there are ways that we can fix you.” Vulnerable, confused ...

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Now What?

by Natasha Scully February 20, 2014

  There is now a new entity, the Albany County Land Bank Corporation, to address blight within Albany County. Community advocates and some politicians are not sitting in celebration, however, following the vote on Democratic Majority ...

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Dating for Dollars

by Natasha Scully February 13, 2014

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  After 53 years, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, an iconic movie about a woman who is, among other things, a sugar baby, is making its way back onto the streets of New York. This time however, there ...

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Troy Boils Over

by Natasha Scully February 10, 2014

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  On Tuesday (Feb. 4), Pastor Willie Bacote led a march of 100-plus Troy residents from Bethel Baptist Church down Fifth Avenue to a community hearing at Christ Church United Methodist. Bacote’s words echoed through a bullhorn: ...

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A Hot Mess

by Natasha Scully January 30, 2014

  In 1971, William Law moved his family to the New Hope Ezra Prentice homes in Albany. Despite the clanking sounds from the nearby railroad line that echo through some of the houses, for 43 years ...

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