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The diverse coalition that backed a bill for the state’s funding of fair legal services for the poor needs to keep together and keep pushing past the governor’s veto.

A town park will be created in New Scotland at the site of the Hilton Barn. The land was given to the the town by the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy after it was donated by private landowners to the group.

ALBANY COUNTY — Have you ever wanted to know if the water you drink is safe?

ALBANY COUNTY — The Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music and Dance received $1,500 from the Albany County Convention and visitors Bureau Foundation, part of $50,500 in funding for the latest round of Hospitality Grant recipients.

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy has launched a new campaign to help homeless veterans and their families in Albany County.

As the state’s Public Service Commission voted this week to enforce New York getting half its power from renewable energy by 2030, Albany County towns with rural land conducive to solar farms are in varying stages of developing zoning ordinances for solar: Bethlehem, Guilderland, and Knox have 2016 laws in place.

The lake is located between the towns of New Scotland and Coeymans.

ALBANY COUNTY — Among the $57 million the state has allocated to help low-income households reduce utility costs, the Albany County Cornell Cooperative Extension has received $499, 218. And the Albany Community Action Partnership has received almost as much — $495,439.

Local governments are taking stands against the Tennessee Gas Pipeline expansion and studying ways that land adjacent to the pipeline may be adversely affected.

It provides an essential service, supporting and advocating for victims of sexual abuse, bullying, and crime. It needs to be part of the county charter, to keep it safe from budget cuts in the future. That's what Bryan Clenahan, the Albany County legislator representing Guilderland, believes about the county's Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center. He hopes that the legislature will agree with him Monday night, and vote to make it part of the charter. 

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