ALBANY — The Underground Railroad Education Center has received $2 million through the New York State Capital Assistance Program to build an interpretive center.

ALBANY COUNTY — By Friday afternoon the air quality in Albany County had reached the “unhealthy” level with an index number of 158 because of particulate matter in the air caused by the wildfires in Canada.

ALTAMONT — For the 11th time, Enterprise editor Melissa Hale-Spencer has been named to the Golden Dozen by the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors.

“Every year, there are nearly 12,000 fireworks-related injuries, several deaths, and 19,000 fires that are attributable to fireworks — and they are all preventable,” said State Fire Administrator James Cable.

Wildfire smoke downwind affects not just health but also wealth and mortality, according to new research from Cornell University, Nanjing University, and the University of Houston, published earlier this month.

 “You hear about a lot of things happening in other countries that’s a concern to you but you can’t directly affect so having the opportunity to go up, have a direct — however big or small — effect on the situation was really a privilege I couldn’t pass up on,” said Anastasia Allwine, a forest ranger based in Greene County, on her return from fighting wildfires in Canada.

John Fritze Jr. is a dedicated ham radio operator and a third-generation jeweler. He is passionate about both his avocation and his vocation — and on the cutting edge of each.

On Thursday evening, Governor Kathy Hochul issued a release about expected rainfall in the next few days. 

ALBANY COUNTY — New Scotland Road will be closed in both directions in Slingerlands beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 30, through Monday, July 31, at 6 a.m.

New York State’s Master Plan for Aging is a monumental effort to catalog and solve the problems of the state’s seniors, including issues like housing, transportation, and digital inclusion. 


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