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Silver Screen Thrills

by Ann Morrow October 31, 2013

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  It’s . . .  showtime! Maybe not for the Madison Theater itself—that will be tonight (Thursday, Oct. 31) when it welcomes the community with a Halloween screening—but on Tuesday it was the moment of truth ...

It Lives!

by Ann Morrow September 26, 2013

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  Ankhefenmut is on the loose. The 3,000-year-old mummy, once a priest and sculptor at the Temple of Mut, has apparently escaped from the Ancient Egyptian gallery at the Albany Institute of History & Art. And ...

Upper Madison Street Fair

by The Staff September 19, 2013

  From Metroland world headquarters we can look across Western Avenue and see the exact spot of this Sunday’s Upper Madison Street Fair. The city will close off the block of Madison Avenue between W. Lawrence ...

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Madison Avenue Mural Restoration

by Ann Morrow July 19, 2012

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  Cars slowed and drivers leaned out of windows to look at the painters on a scaffold—and at the wall they were painting. So did pedestrians heading around the corner of South Main Street to CVS. ...

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Making It Better

by Laurie Lynn Fischer April 6, 2011

Since 2002, many nonviolent offenders have admitted their wrongdoing and arranged to make appropriate amends through Albany County’s Community Advisory Boards. Instead of denying guilt to bargain for a lighter sentence, they come face to ...

Eggs, Kegs and Powder Kegs

by David King March 23, 2011

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An ugly melee of drunken stupidity broke out on Albany’s Ontario Street on the early morning hours of March 12 in the heart of what has been long known as Albany’s “student ghetto.” Television sets, ...

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