“Hot and humid conditions are expected to continue across some areas on Thursday where another heat advisory will likely be needed,” said the National Weather Service on Tuesday evening. “In addition, there is a chance of thunderstorms Thursday through Sunday, mainly during the afternoon and early evening hours.”

The state will conduct outreach to the State Education Department and BOCES to survey needs for test kits and masks. After the requests have been submitted, the state will deliver the requested tests and N-95 and KN-95 masks to each BOCES for distribution to school districts.

Ibrahím Pedriñán, who is president of American Postal Workers Union Local 390 and the Albany County Central Federation of Labor, spoke with The Enterprise about the issues facing  United States postal workers, how citizens are affected, and why some people think the problems with the postal service are more than just mismanagement.

The towns of Westerlo and Rensselaerville, and the village of Voorheesville, are all working to pull public grant money that will allow them to improve the safety and efficacy of their water districts. 

 Albany County’s first major solar photovoltaic ground-mount array will be built on five acres of county property located at 897 Watervliet Shaker Road. Construction is expected to be complete in 2024.

The Wadsworth Center “immediately enhanced” early detection efforts in New York state, looking to identify the new BA.2.86 variant, and is working in conjunction with analysts of wastewater data at Syracuse University. Looking back at the last six months, they found the new strain was not detected in New York.

Anna Judge and Louisa Matthew realize they live in an ageist and sexist society — but, with generous spirits, they are paddling against the current.

The mother-daughter duo together coach a crew of dragon boat paddlers.

Children attending daycare and pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in New York state must receive all required doses of vaccines to attend or remain in school.

These are among the eight designs for “I Voted” stickers that Albany County residents can vote on by Sept. 6. The winning design will be printed on stickers to be given to voters on Election Day.

Albany County was one of 31 counties in the state to be named a primary natural disaster area by the United States Department of Agriculture. This designation allows farmers to apply for emergency loans to recover their operations after a natural disaster.


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