Abortion and climate change were two of the issues that the candidates most stridently disagreed on during a well-attended debate Tuesday night. Each wants to represent the critical 46th District in the State Senate.
Democratic state Assemblywoman Patricia A. Fahy is running on her record in the 109th District. She is being challenged again by Jesse D. Calhoun, on the Republican and Conservative lines, who describes himself as typical of neither.
Walter Cieszynski’s wife and son believe he acquired a tick-borne disease from a blood transfusion, although the Red Cross says he did not. There is no requirement to screen blood donors for the potentially fatal disease.
Photos from around the area include coverage of a golf tournament for the J. Wyatt Spencer Memorial scholarship fund for Berne-Knox-Westerlo students, the second woman in 18 years to be an Albany firefighter, a 5K race in Tawasentha Park, and more.