A broad coalition of student leaders at UAlbany are united against A new fee to be imposed on all students.
Leaders of the University at Albany’s political groups announced their opposition to a proposed ‘campus life fee.’ College Democrat, Republican, and Libertarian Presidents oppose the newly announced fee meant to curb ‘boredom on campus,’ according to the University’s facebook page promoting the $60.00 per semester fee.
Albany County has been awarded grant funding for the Counsel at First Appearance Project.
The three-year grant of $656,000 has been awarded by the NYS Office of Indigent Legal Services. The statewide grant program helps the counties implement improvements in the delivery of legal services at a defendant’s first appearance before a judge or arraignment. The intent of the grant is to make improvements in the delivery of indigent defense services to a defendant’s first appearance before a judge.
Albany County is one of 25 across New York awarded funding.
Students at an upstate college are planning a TV "viewing party" Monday.
College of Saint Rose Students, faculty and staff will gather late Monday night at the Touhey Forum for a Student Association-sponsored viewing party to watch on the big screen and cheer as Saint Rose alumnus and Saugerties native Jimmy Fallon debuts as host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”
Albany City Hall is hosting a Black History Month exhibit in its rotunda. "Dreaming of Timbuctoo" is a traveling historical installation that tells the story of a free black community in the 1840s Adirondacks.
Initiated in 1999 to help shed light on an important but little-known chapter in American and New York State history, "Dreaming of Timbuctoo" explores the nexus of history, land and meaning.
Martha Swan is the executive director of John Brown Lives!, one of the organizations that helped bring the exhibit to city hall.
Concerned South End neighborhood residents spoke out Wednesday night in Albany about health and safety concerns surrounding Global Companies’ proposal to build seven oil heating facilities at the Port of Albany and increase the amount of oil being shipped through the port.