A special enrollment period has been set up by Health and Human Services to help people who lose Medicaid between March 31, 2023 and July 31, 2024, move to the Obamacare marketplace:

Pharmacist Zarina Jalal, who manages Lincoln Pharmacy in the city of Albany, has accused the Albany County Department of Mental Health of nepotism and unfairly redirecting patient prescriptions from independent pharmacies like hers to the Genoa Healthcare pharmacy that opened inside the department’s city headquarters in 2020. Department director Stephen Giordano denies all of the accusations. 

On the very last day of the dig, a thunderstorm was coming in from Lake Victoria in Kenya.

“My graduate student … was up on top of the hill with a laser transit, which is a big metal contraption used for surveying,” recalled Thomas W. Plummer, who was overseeing the archaeological excavation.

ALBANY COUNTY — Starting on Monday, March 27, New Scotland Road (Route 85) was closed to westbound traffic under the county’s rail-trail bridge, a former bridge for trains that is being rebuilt for pedestrians.

Traffic is being detoured over Cherry and Kenwood avenues, according to a Friday notice from Albany County.

After a pandemic-induced moratorium on evictions that lasted almost two years, ending early in 2022, proceedings have topped pre-pandemic levels in 40 out of 62 counties statewide, according to an analysis by Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Albany County saw filings for 8 percent of renter households in 2022, according to the Eviction Filings Dashboard. The county, with 55,849 renter-occupied units, had 4,362 filings last year.

Volunteers are getting ready to help frogs and salamanders cross the road for springtime mating.

After a life of adventure, Florence Victoria Grubb Winn, of Willsboro, New York, died on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 from Alzheimer’s. She was 94.

Florence was born on Aug. 2, 1928 in Syracuse, New York, joining her mother, Virginia, and her brother, Douglas, to create a family of three.

These local students were named to the fall 2022 dean’s list at Fairfield University with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher:

— Thomas W. Pris of Altamont;

— Isabella M. Fuierer of Delmar;

— Julia E. Higgins of Delmar;

— Kiersten C. Murray of Delmar;

— Kathryn E. Rhatigan of Delmar;

These local students were named to the dean’s list or received a similar honor from their college or university for the fall 2022 semester:

— Riley Sullivan of Altamont, majoring in occupational science at American International College with a grade point average of 3.3 or higher;

These local students were named to the fall 2022 dean’s list at Le Moyne College, with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher:

— Anna Barron of Delmar, majoring in junior biology;

— Courtney Cea of Delmar, majoring in senior nursing; 


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