Residents of two Capital Region municipalities have a chance to weigh in on issues impacting their communities tonight.
Albany Medical Center's $110 million plan to replace two city blocks in Park South with new residential, commercial and retail space is up for discussion at tonight's Common Council meeting at Albany City Hall.
Albany Medical Center has revealed the finishing phase of its ongoing 500-million dollar neighborhood revitalization plan. When the old neighborhood surrounding Albany Med is completely rebuilt, it will cap what officials call "the transformation of New Scotland Corridor" - becoming a new community.
It is being called a major development and a milestone in the 30 year fight against HIV and AIDS. A new drug called Truvada, a medicine that can help prevent the transmission of HIV. For more on this drug, WAMC’s Brian Shields spoke to Dr. Douglas Fish, an associate professor of medicine at Albany Medical College, and chief of the Division of HIV Medicine.