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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.

County officials said the height of a planned communications tower can reduced to 160 feet.

The county's health department held a Points Of Dispensing drill in New Scotland last Thursday, a program in place in the case of an emergency involving biohazards.

A large truck with a diesel fuel tank turned on its side, spilling its contents, around 1 a.m. on June 20, on Route 20, just east of the intersection with Route 146.

Berne neighbors of Charles Tommell Jr. helped him after a tractor trailer carrying his cattle tipped over; Tommell said the driver had had an unblemished record.

GUILDERLAND — All three of the independent businesses at 3905 Carman Road — a deli, a dentist’s office, and a dance studio — plan to rebuild after a rooftop fire on Dec. 20 caused extensive damage.

If Albany County ever became like a war zone, its sheriff wants to be ready. He's added an armored truck to the county's fleet of free Army surplus vehicles, and also has plans for a $20 million interoperable countywide radio system.

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