Municipal leaders announced this afternoon they've agreed to establish Albany County’s first land bank. The initiative sets the stage for revitalization of blighted neighborhoods, a longstanding problem ...
County Executive Dan McCoy announced that an application has been filed with the NYS Empire State Development Corporation to formally establish the Albany County Land Bank, to "restore the community."
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has announced that the county will issue a Request For Proposals for a consultant to complement the health and safety study by the Albany County Department of Health on the impact of crude oil and the heating of crude oil at the Port of Albany.
Add one more voice of support for an Albany Casino - The Exit 23 or E23 as it's called casino proposal got a strong endorsement from Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple - the Sheriff dashed a letter off to the developer and Capital OTB expressing his "unequivocal support for Project E23' - which sits on land owned by US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's family, its strategic location isolating it from Albany neighborhoods.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has rolled out the welcome mat for "Quirky" - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that Quirky, an invention company headquartered in New York City, will open an office in downtown Schenectady. Quirky will occupy two floors at the Center City building at 433 State Street, with plans to create 180 new jobs in downtown Schenectady within the next three years.
Troy Police Chief John Tedesco says he was notified by officials from the bureau on Tuesday that they will not be investigating the actions of the police officers who responded to a call from the club.
A $70 million dollar city school district building project is up for a vote today in Schenectady: The project is phase one of a renovation initiative to fine tune the district with a number of k-through-5 grammar schools, a trio of middle schools and two high schools. Voters will have to approve each phase - this first one entails the district building an addition at Howe Elementary School, replacing Van Corlaer Elementary School stage with classrooms and closing Elmer Elementary.
Capital District OTB has partnered with a Rochester developer - they've come up with a $300-million idea to build a casino at Thruway Exit 23. Albany Common Council members were briefed on the plan Friday afternoon.
On Thursday, St. Pius School in Loudonville was the backdrop for a thank-you ceremony at a student assembly for all the work and support that came from the Capital Region for recovery efforts after Typhoon Haiyan.
The deadly November 2013 storm, also known as Typhoon Yolanda, devastated some coastal areas of the Philippines. Catholic Relief Services CEO Dr. Carolyn Woo discussed her recent trip to the Island Nation where she surveyed the damage and where Catholic Relief Services has been helping typhoon victims for over a year.