Latest Albany, Georgia Stories

2008-08-01 06:00:46

By Carol DeMare, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Aug. 1--COLONIE -- Legislative approval is being sought for a buyout program for some Albany County Nursing Home employees to scale back the staff by up to 60 workers, officials said.

2008-07-30 06:00:00

By Dennis Yusko, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 30--SARATOGA SPRINGS -- State budget cuts are forcing the closure of the Friendship Connection, a social lifeline for Saratoga County's severely mentally ill for 22 years.

2008-07-28 06:00:57

By Scott Waldman, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 28--ALBANY -- The rain whipped through the immediate Capital Region Sunday. But it wasn't as hard as forecasters originally expected.

2008-07-22 06:00:28

By Azra Haqqie, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul.

2008-07-22 06:00:00

By Brian Nearing, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 22--HUDSON FALLS -- The state Attorney General's office is suing owners of a Washington County junkyard for years of environmental damage caused by allowing toxic chemicals to foul the air and water.

2008-07-19 18:00:29

By Bob Gardinier, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 19--A young girl struck by lightning near a main gate at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa late Friday was in the intensive care unit at Albany Medical Center Hospital today.

2008-07-18 12:01:14

By Scott Waldman, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 18--BETHLEHEM -- Joshua Garrett slipped thousands of narcotic painkiller pills out of the Delaware Avenue CVS pharmacy during his Albany College of Pharmacy internship, according to town police. The scheme ended June 24, police Lt.

2008-07-12 06:00:27

By Jimmy Vielkind, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 12--COLONIE -- The Times Union Hope Fund will award $5,000 in scholarships for children from low-income families to attend summer camp.

2008-07-10 09:00:19

By Tim O'Brien, Times Union, Albany, N.Y. Jul. 10--ALBANY -- Fifty more people are calling Schenectady home. But 431 people left Albany. The U.S.

2008-06-27 12:02:51

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jun. 27--COLONIE -- Southwest Airlines said Thursday it will begin offering nonstop service between Albany and Fort Lauderdale starting Nov. 2, with one daily flight each way.

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