ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group of New York state lawmakers are gathering in Albany to look at ways to expand access to broadband internet access in rural and remote parts of the state.
Capitol Watch: Doomsday for e-cigs?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, lawmakers are taking aim at e-cigarettes amid a worrisome wave of lung illnesses thought to be linked to the popular products.
Anti-abuse advocate, NY ethics body spar over billboards
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Kat Sullivan wanted to get the attention of New York state officials when she took out ads on billboards criticizing the state's molestation laws.
Parents of unvaccinated kids decry religious exemption’s end
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of unvaccinated children in New York state gathered in Albany Monday to protest the repeal of a religious exemption to school immunization requirements.
Undercuffler, James lead Albany in 45-3 win over Bryant
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Undercuffler threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, Jarren Williams returned an interception for a score and Albany beat Bryant 45-3 on Saturday, handing...
A bottle of rosé instead? Tap water turns pink in NY capital
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — That's not rosé flowing from your faucet.
The tap water in parts of New York's capital is turning pink, but officials say it's perfectly safe to drink.
Police: Thieves stole 17-foot trailer from Georgia church
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Police in southwest Georgia say thieves stole a cargo trailer belonging to a Baptist church and pawned the equipment they found inside.
New York to fight federal pipeline decision
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says it will fight a federal decision that would allow construction of a 125-mile-long (200 kilometer) natural gas...
University at Albany opens an on-campus food pantry
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Albany is becoming the latest college to open an on-campus food pantry.
The university is opening the pantry for students, faculty and staff on...
Longtime NY lawmaker, WWII veteran dies at 91
NEW YORK (AP) — Former state Sen. Bill Larkin, a World War II veteran who served as a state lawmaker in New York for four decades, died Saturday. He was 91.
Central Michigan opens McElwain era with win over Albany
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Quinten Dormady threw three touchdown passes, Jonathan Ward ran for two scores, and Central Michigan kicked off the coach Jim McElwain era with its 12th straight win...
Motorcyclist dies after riding into cable; family sues
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — The family of an Oregon man who died after he rode his motorcycle into a steel cable strung across a road has filed a $2.3 million lawsuit against the owners of an Albany area...
Trans World Entertainment: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ Trans World Entertainment Corp. (TWMC) on Thursday reported a loss of $8.1 million in its fiscal second quarter.
The Albany, New York-based company said it had a loss of...
Judge denies order letting unvaccinated kids go to school
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A civil rights lawyer representing parents opposed to vaccines for their children said Monday he will appeal a judge's decision upholding a New York state law that ended...
Coroner: Autopsy finds Georgia judge fatally shot himself
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia coroner says an appeals court judge who was found dead from a gunshot over the weekend killed himself.
Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler told a news...
Aurora Games returning to Albany, New York
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Aurora Games, an international multi-sport competition and entertainment festival with female competitors, will be staged two more times in the next three years.
American skater Alysa Liu hits quad lutz at Aurora Games
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fourteen-year-old Alysa Liu successfully landed a quadruple lutz, widely considered the hardest jump in figure skating, during the U.S. champion's long program at the Aurora...
Appeals judge in Georgia dies; DA says homicide unlikely
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — An appeals judge in Georgia was found Saturday shot dead behind his Albany home, but officials do not believe it was a homicide.
Capitol Watch: Lawmakers push back on new license plate, fee
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, Republican lawmakers aren't happy with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to charge motorists $25 for new license plates.
Fire near NY governor’s mansion destroys 5 buildings
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A fire has destroyed several row houses near the New York state governor's mansion in Albany.
Fire Chief Joseph Gregory tells the Times Union that the fire broke out on...
Doctor associated with cult-like NY group loses license
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Health Department has revoked the medical license of a doctor who conducted unsanctioned research on people associated with a cult-like self-improvement...
State officials sue EPA, seeking more Hudson River cleanup
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials who are pushing for additional cleanup of the Hudson River followed through Wednesday on their promise of a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection...
The Latest: EPA not commenting on Hudson River lawsuit
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over Hudson River cleanup (all times local):
- Business WireAlbany International Announces Earnings Release DateJuly 16, 2019
- Business WireAlbany International Corp. Announces the Pricing of a Secondary OfferingMay 30, 2019
- Business WireAlbany International Announces New CFOMarch 29, 2019
- ACCESSWIREGlauconix Biosciences Completes Pilot Study Using Nemus Biosciences' Bioengineered Cannabinoid-Based Compound for Glaucoma TreatmentMarch 14, 2019
- BusinessWireAlbany International Announces Earnings Release DateJanuary 14, 2019
2 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer biology
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for work that has spurred advances in cancer research, immunology and regenerative medicine.
Bubba Hiers, brother of Paula Deen, dies of cancer at 65
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Hiers, who left behind landscaping to help his celebrity sister Paula Deen grow her Savannah restaurant business as she rose to fame, has died at age 65.
Storms knock out power for thousands in upstate New York
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Strong storms have knocked out power for thousands of residential utility customers in upstate New York.
Sunday evening's heavy rain, winds and thunder hit the Albany and...
Inaugural Aurora Games ready to kick off in Albany, NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When former UCLA gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field was asked to be part of the inaugural Aurora Games, she jumped at the chance. Celebrating the female athlete is right up...
Capitol Watch: Cuomo wants new law on domestic terrorism
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to create a new crime of domestic terrorism for mass shootings or other large-scale violent acts motivated by...
Couple sentenced to prison for making pornography with baby
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 38-year-old man and his girlfriend have been sentenced to federal prison for making child pornography using a 1-year-old girl.
Explosion at Albany business injures 2, 1 critically
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two employees at a manufacturing business in Albany were injured in an explosion.
The Statesman Journal reports Albany Fire Department and Tangent Rural...
Over 400 sex abuse suits filed as litigation window opens
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed...
New York sex abuse cases: A look at lawsuits filed Wednesday
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A look at some of the organizations named as defendants in child sexual abuse lawsuits filed in New York on Wednesday, as that state opens a one-year window allowing for the...
The Latest: More than 400 sex abuse lawsuits filed across NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the filing of child sex abuse lawsuits in New York (all times local):
More than 400 sex abuse lawsuits have been filed across New York on the...
Judge waits to rule on letting unvaccinated go to school
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A judge declined to immediately rule on whether to let unvaccinated children go back to school in New York after a hearing Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging a new state law...
New York probation offices screening youth for suicide risk
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Probation departments across New York have started screening young offenders for risk of suicide as a way to connect them with mental health services.
Justice late, not denied: New York to allow old abuse suits
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds, if not thousands of people who say they were molested as children in New York state are expected to go to court this week to sue their alleged abusers and the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Romanian citizen arrested on an international warrant has admitted using skimming devices in upstate New York ATMs to get account information used later to steal money from...
Editorials from around Oregon
Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:
Albany Democrat-Herald, Aug. 5, on Albany joining earthquake warning system:
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 61-year-old lawyer and financial adviser has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from the theft of $12 million from the family trusts of three sisters in upstate New...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man whose 2015 prosecution for murder ended in a mistrial can't be tried again, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday, upholding a lower court that found the district...
Oregon man killed when tree falls on excavator
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in western Oregon are investigating the death of a 62-year-old man crushed by a large tree that fell on him while he was operating an excavator.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, a new review board will investigate each time a woman dies during childbirth in the hope of addressing stark racial disparities in maternal...
Focus on speed enforcement in New York in coming week
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials say police will be cracking down on speeders over the next week.
The Governor's Traffic Safety Committee says agencies around the state will...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York ethics officials are threatening to fine a woman for unregistered lobbying after she rented billboards to criticize state laws on molestation and share her own story...