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The county’s new five-volume strategic economic-development report is “designed to enhance quality of life and accelerate economic growth throughout Albany County.”

Albany County is “at a disadvantage for attracting private investment, business,” according to a county-funded report, which also makes strategic development recommendations to help the county with future job growth.

Tuesday night, Minority Leader Frank Mauriello with Chairman Andrew Joyce, Majority Leader Dennis Feeney, and Deputy Minority Leader Paul Burgdorf were the only Albany County legislators in chambers for a special meeting. Other legislators participated from home on their computers to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus.

Pressure from the governor to rein in Medicaid costs will affect Albany county, starting in 2021, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy says.

This is the second of a two-part series examining how views of — and from — the Helderberg escarpment have shaped our development and how this asset continues to provide unique definition to

Seniors poured into the Guilderland Public Library on Jan. 16 for “The Doctor Is In,” a new program launched by Albany County executive's office.

Evelyn Kinnah

ALBANY COUNTY — Evelyn A. Kinnah says she sees herself in almost every case she works on for a noncitizen.

Kinnah, a lawyer who was born in Ghana and raised in Liberia, was appointed this week as the new director of the Albany County Immigration Assistance Center, which serves 14 counties.

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy has been accused in a federal lawsuit of exacting revenge on one of his former political pals. 

 ALBANY COUNTY — Albany County is slated to get $1,255,608 — part of $45 million being distributed to 57 counties and New York City to improve emergency communications across the state.

The third phase of Albany County’s proposed shared-services plan could save as much as $7 million in the long-term. 


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