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Ready to Run

by Erin Pihlaja November 21, 2012

Kathy Sheehan

  In front of the sculpted, outstretched arms of the Moses sculpture in Washington Park, Albany City Treasurer Kathy Sheehan addressed a small crowd on Saturday (Nov. 17) afternoon. “I am not running against anyone, I ...

Redrawing the Map

by Erin Pihlaja October 17, 2012

  “Every 10 years, you get to shuffle this deck, and that’s a good thing,” said Aaron Mair, a local civil-rights activist. The shuffling in this instance will be Albany’s wards. Albany is divided into 15 legislative ...

Time to Upgrade?

by Stephen Leon January 26, 2012

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  The logo on the website, which went live on Monday, says, merely, “Kathy Sheehan for Albany.” And although there is considerable speculation among insiders that she is planning to run for mayor in 2013, Sheehan, ...

What Now, Albany?

by Laurie Lynn Fischer February 2, 2011

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Albany’s future looks grim unless it gets more state aid, Mayor Jerry Jennings said in his 2011 State of the City address. Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled New York State’s budget on Feb. 1, and the ...

Set Your TiVos

by Ali Hibbs January 28, 2010

The city of Albany has announced plans for a public access cable television system (including educational and government channels) more than 30 years after neighboring cities such as Schenectady and Bethlehem implemented similar public services. ...