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Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy has been elected to serve as first vice president of the New York State County Executives’ Association, a statewide bipartisan association of county executives from across the state.

ALBANY CPUNTY — Christopher D. Horn, an assistant district attorney for Albany County who heads the Legal Affairs Bureau, received the 2015 Robert M. Morgenthau Award from the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York.

ALBANY COUNTY — District Attorney P. David Soares has appointed two assistant district attorneys as bureau chiefs — Eric M. Galarneau will head the Street Crimes Unit and Shannon K. Corbitt will lead the Major Crimes Unit.

Albany Medical Center’s Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care has three new fellowship-trained pulmonologists who have been appointed assistant professors of medicine. They will treat the full range of lung diseases and disorders, and offer specialized treatment to patients with complex conditions. They are:

ALBANY COUNTY — The Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking cooperation in updating the Albany County Agricultural Environmental Management Strategy.  This is the county’s local approach to agriculture and will define how it works together with the agricultural community to enhance and protect the natural resources and the econ