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The Light Turns Green

by Ali Hibbs October 23, 2014

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  And so Albany’s red-light camera debate ends. Not with a bang, but with two hours of repetitive arguments. It seemed that almost every Common Council member had something to say—at length—before voting on the proposed ...

One-Slate Committee

by The Staff October 1, 2014

  Albany Common Council President Carolyn McLaughlin was elected chair of the Albany County Democratic Committee on Monday night at the Polish Community Center on Washington Avenue, after weeks of infighting among party members. McLaughlin threw her ...

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Joe Triumphant

by Shawn Stone May 22, 2014

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  On Friday (May 16), former New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno was acquitted in federal court in Albany on both counts of fraud with which he was charged. Thus, a nine-year-long effort ...

History, We Hope

by Miriam Axel-Lute September 13, 2013

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  I’m writing this the morning after a historic primary election day here in Albany, and also the morning after a Presidential saber-rattling speech about a proposed act of war that, amazingly enough, even the general ...

Primary Endorsements: Albany

by The Staff September 5, 2013

  Albany Mayor: Kathy Sheehan The best reason to vote for Kathy Sheehan is her performance as treasurer. We wish she had been more forthcoming in the campaign with her ideas for fixing a city that has, ...

History in the Making

by Erin Pihlaja August 28, 2013

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The two metal spikes pierce the grassy ground, and with a little wiggling and some help from the weight of her body, Meg McGinty pushes the lawn sign fully into the earth. She stands up, ...