Latest Albany, Georgia Stories

2008-10-09 21:00:31

By Shelly Meron Despite an emotional roller-coaster last spring, a representative of Albany teachers told the school board this week they no longer felt it was necessary for the district to revise its inter-district transfer policy and guarantee teachers' children spots at Albany schools.

2008-10-09 21:00:31

By Shelly Meron It's tough to find anyone in Albany who is happy to see current Albany School Board president Charlie Blanchard leaving his post.

2008-09-26 06:00:23

By Scott Bowles Alex and Stephen Kendrick are making serious Hollywood money by doing nothing Hollywood would do. They don't pay their actors. Volunteers build the sets. Sunday school kids cater. And when production hits a snag, they don't ask for more money. They pray.

2008-09-12 00:00:13

By Report Albany city council agreed Monday to have city staff prepare an application to the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to help pay the purchase price of a tract of land along East Thornton Lake in North Albany, with the hope of restoring the natural area.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.