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Congressman Paul Tonko has announced the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for the 20th Congressional District, a competition for students in New York’s Capital Region to create and develop their own computer or mobile app. The competition runs until noon on Nov.

Jennifer Barreto

Albany Police say a Delmar woman who delivered pizza was trying to show a relative she could handle her job when she falsely reported robberies to police.

Dean M. Shultis

Bethlehem Police have publicized the arrest of a 65-year-old man whom they say was masturbating in the waiting room of a doctor’s office in hopes it will lead others to recognize him and report similar incidents.

ALBANY — Free tours of both the State Education Building and the Capitol will be given on the second Saturday of each month, starting Aug. 12.

The annual Asian longhorned beetle Swimming Pool Survey is underway, marking the program’s sixth summer of research work.  

NEW SCOTLAND — The Classic Theatre Guild will host its 11th Summer Festival at Indian Ladder Farms, presenting Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labor’s Lost” and an original adaptation of “Robin Hood.” Both plays are directed by local, young playwrights.

Michelle Stafford and Austin Wolfgang made their respective Guilderland martial-arts schools proud at the AAU USA national taekwondo tournament in Florida this month.

Albany County has been declared eligible for Farm Service Agency disaster emergency loan assistance effective July 12, for damages and losses caused by the severe winter storm named Stella on March 14 and 15.

VOORHEESVILLE — Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a seven-week basic obedience class for owners and their dogs, with the opportunity for the dogs to be certified as canine good citizens by an American Kennel Club evaluator at the end of the course.

ALTAMONT — For the eighth time, Enterprise editor Melissa Hale-Spencer was recognized among the best opinion writers in the weekly press.

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