Daniel McCoy, a Democrat, is running unopposed for his fourth term as county executive. Within an hour of his presentation, statements from Republican county legislators supporting the budget proposal were released.

Heavy rain and possible flash flooding is expected in some locations across the eastern part of New York state this weekend.

NEW SCOTLAND — A portion of the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail will be closed in the town of New Scotland from Tuesday, Oct. 10, to Friday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.