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Posted on: July 23, 2021

City of Albany Announces Action Taken in Response to Recent Gun Violence

Contacts:

David Galin 

Steve Smith 

Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins Utilizes Authority to Declare Café Hollywood a Public Safety Nuisance and Orders its Immediate & Indefinite Closure

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

City of Albany Highlights Construction of the Beaver Creek Clean River Project

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Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan was joined by Commissioner Joseph Coffey, New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation President & CEO Joseph Rabito, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Regarding Passage of Historic Fair Housing Legislation

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has released the following statement after the passage of historic fair housing legislation in Albany:

“Since becoming mayor, my administration has committed itself to impro...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

City of Albany and COVID Recovery Task Force Continues to Seek Input on the Use of American Rescue P

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany and the COVID Recovery Task Force is once again seeking input on the City’s use of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funds. Feedback is essential to ensuring the discretionary ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

RESTART ALBANY KICKS OFF TONIGHT!

CONTACT:  Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator
518.434.5415

Albany, NY – Tonight, the City of Albany along with local business partners will launch Restart Albany, a program to provide free live music at local venues.   Alba...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

City of Albany to Host Pop-Up Community Engagement Event for Washington Park Area Complete Streets S

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Contact: Bill Trudeau

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany will host a pop-up community engagement event to gather input from the public on a Complete Streets Study that seeks to identify necessary transportation network enhanceme...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan & DGS Commissioner Sergio Panunzio Announce Commencement of Citywide Tree

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio announced the commencement of a citywide inventory of Albany's street and park trees, in partnership with Davey Resou...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Albany Water Department Upgrades Fleet with Two Electric Vehicles

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Contact: Emily Lyons 

(518) 545-7682 

Albany, NY – With a core value of sustainability and a commitment to reducing their carbon footprint, the Albany Water Department has started to convert its vehicle fleet to electric with the...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

2021 Virtual Alive at Five Tapings Move to Full Capacity!

CONTACT: Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator

518.434.5415 

Albany, NY – Today, the City of Albany announced their original plans for the filming of Virtual Alive at Five performances in front of limited audiences has been amended. D...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Opening of City Pools and Spray Pads

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones have announced the opening of the City’s swimming pools and spray pads, effective Saturday, June 26, 2021. Below are details ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs, City Treasurer Dar

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs, City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, and Common Council President Corey Ellis have released the following statement:

“Since the first two ca...

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Posted on: June 13, 2021

2021 ALBANY TULIP QUEEN ANNOUNCED

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518.434.2032 | fax: 518.426.0759
CONTACT: Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator
518.434.5415 

Albany, NY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan introduced the 2021 Albany Tulip ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

City of Albany Wins "Votingest City Challenge"

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Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan was joined by Rejoice the Vote founder Jeff Furman, Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs, City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, NAACP Albany President Debora Brown-Johnson and members Beverly Ivey...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Albany City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar Announces "Voids for Vaccines" Initiative

Contact: Darius Shahinfar 

ALBANY, NY – City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar has announced "Voids for Vaccines" – a new initiative designed to encourage residents to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine in exchange for voiding an out...

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Posted on: June 5, 2021

City of Albany Commemorates Henry Johnson Day

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ALBANY, NY – This morning, Saturday, June 5, the City of Albany – including Mayor Sheehan, U.S. Congressman Paul Tonko, Assemblymember John McDonald, County Executive Dan ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Opening of City Spray Pads Amid Forecasted High Temperatures

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Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced nine City of Albany spray pads will open on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and also reminded residents of the various ways to keep cool during the current warm weath...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

City of Albany to Host Ceremony to Commemorate Henry Johnson Day on Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m.

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Contact: Dennis Gaffney 
518-281-7252

ALBANY, NY – On Saturday, June 5, at 10 a.m., Mayor Sheehan, other elected officials, members of the Albany 369th Veterans Association and Albany residents will commemorate Henry Johnson Day, the anni...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

THE CITY OF ALBANY PRESENTS DAD FEST JUNE 20th

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CONTACT:   Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator

518.434.5415 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany presents Dad Fest, a free Father’s Day event in Washington Park Sunday, June 20th!  Dad Fest will feature a cla...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Mayor Sheehan, Councilmembers Jahmel Robinson, & Joyce Love Announce Community Survey

West Hill Community Center Outreach Events - June 2021

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Common Councilmember Jahmel Robinson, and Common Councilmember Joyce Love announced the launch of a community survey to solicit public input for a new West Hill Community Cen...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

City of Albany, Joint Veteran’s Committee to Recognize Memorial Day with Wreath Layings to Honor Our

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ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Joint Veteran’s Committee Chairman Mark Rosenzweig announced that the C...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Transformative Revitalization of Lincoln Park Bowl

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Contact: David Galin

Site to Be Secured Tuesday, May 25; Construction to Begin Wednesday, May 26
Estimated Completion of Renovation of East End of Bowl is May 2022; West End of Bowl is May 2023

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined 2nd W...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces City of Albany’s New Bike/Ped Master Plan

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Contact: Dennis Gaffney

ALBANY, NY – On Bike to Work Day, Mayor Kathy Sheehan, County Executive Daniel McCoy, County Legislator Carolyn McLaughlin, community members, and alternative transportation advocates announced the release of the ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces City Of Albany Policing Reform And Reinvention Plan Update

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced the hiring of Matt Toporowski as a Senior Assistant Corporation Counsel in the City of Albany to focus on police accountability and assist with policing reform implemen...

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Posted on: May 15, 2021

The 22nd Annual Capital Region Mother of the Year Contest Finalists Announced

Contact: Anne Curcurito
Times Union 
518-454-5792

ALBANY, NY— The City of Albany and St. Peter’s Health Partners with support from B95.5 FM Radio, Albany Institute of History & Art are proud to recognize compassionate Capital...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Regarding Guilty Plea by Former Police Officer Luke Deer

Contact: David Galin

“I commend Chief Hawkins for taking swift and decisive action to arrest and terminate Luke Deer following his unlawful actions on March 16, 2019. Today’s guilty plea follows more than two years of demands for justic...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

City of Albany Dedicates New Brother Yusuf Burgess Trail at West Hill’s Tivoli Lake Preserve

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Date: May 11, 2021
Contact: Yasmine Robinson, Deputy Director
City of Albany Department of Planning & Development

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Councilmember Jahmel Robinson, County Executive Daniel McCoy, County Legislator Wanda Willingham...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Announce New Food Waste Composting Pro

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Date: May 10, 2021
Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – As part of the Re-image Waste Reduction and Recycling initiative Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced in February, the City of Albany has announced a new food waste composting program, provi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Mayor Sheehan, Co-Chairs Whalen & Hoke Announce City of Albany COVID Recovery Task Force Members

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Contact: David Galin 

Membership Spans Arts & Entertainment, Banking, Child Care, Economic Development, Education, Government, Health & Human Services, Housing, Labor, Non-Profit, Restaurants & other Small Businesses, & Workforce D...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Recognize Arbor Day

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Date: April 30, 2021

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

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ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan was joined by the Commissioner of the Department of General Services and representatives from NYS Department of Environmen...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan to Present Overview of City’s Policing Reform and Reinvention Collaborati

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan will join Mayor Joseph Curtatone of Somerville, MA and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy on Wednesday, April 28 at 4:30 PM to di...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Mayor Sheehan Announces Update to the City Of Albany Policing Reform And Reinvention Plan

Contact: David Galin 

“Albany’s incredibly diverse and hardworking Policing Reform and Reinvention Collaborative helped us create the most comprehensive, detailed, and actionable plan put forward by any city in the State of New...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Chauvin Verdict

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has released the following statement regarding the Chauvin Verdict:

“This verdict, while important, does not mean the work for racial justice is any less urgent. Throughout this trial, people of c...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Treasurer Shahinfar Announces Final County Action to Delay Late Penalties for City Property Taxes

Contact: Darius Shahnifar  
518-434-5036 (wk) 
518-928-1374 (c)  

ALBANY, NYAlbany City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar announced that legislation, introduced at his request and passed by the Albany Common Council on Februa...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Mayor Sheehan Signs Legislation Banning ATVs & Dirt Bikes on Public Property & Increasing Repo Fee

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined Police Chief Eric Hawkins and Councilmembers Richard Conti, Joyce Love, and Alfredo Balarin today to sign Local Law E of 2021, banning the use of ATVs and Dirt Bikes on public...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Upcoming Extended Patio & Outdoor Café Program Season

Date: April 13, 2021
Contact: David Galin dgalin@albanyny.gov

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced the City of Albany is kicking-off another season of the highly-anticipated Extended Patio & Outdoor Café program designed t...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Mayor Sheehan and DGS Announce Opening Day at Capital Hills Golf Course

Date: April 7, 2021
Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio announced that Capital Hills Golf Course is opening for the season on Thursday, A...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Albany Water Department Announces 2021 Fire Hydrant Inspection and Flushing Schedule

Date: April 7, 2021
Contact: Emily Lyons
(518) 545-7682

Albany, NY – Starting on April 12th, the Albany Water Department (AWD) will be inspecting and flushing fire hydrants within the City. This annual program helps ensure every hydrant performs pr...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Newly Acquired Building to Serve as Home of Albany Police Academy & Administrative Offices

For Immediate Release                                         &...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

City of Albany Equity Agenda to Host Youth Speak-Out Addressing Community Violence

Date: April 2, 2021
Contact: Eva Bass
Mayor’s Office - Community Outreach & Equity Agenda Coordinator

Albany, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Equity Agenda Committee are hosting a Youth Speak-Out in c...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Unveils Historic Fair Housing Legislation

Date: March 23, 2021
Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined City officials and housing advocates to unveil historic fair housing legislation that would empower the City’s Buildings & Regulatory C...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Statement from City of Albany Officials Re: Inclusion of Capital City Funding

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY - Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, and Common Council Finance, Taxation & Assessment Committee Chairperson Ginnie Farrell released the following statement regarding the inclusion of Capital Ci...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Regarding Policing Reform & Reinvention Collaborative Plan

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan released the following statement in response to the Common Council's overwhelming approval of the City of Albany's Policing Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Plan:

"Albany&a...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Launch of “Restart Albany”

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Contact: David Galin

Mayor Sheehan Encourages Neighborhood Associations and Community Leaders to Organize Neighborhood Cleanups in Partnership with DGS

Mayor Sheehan Announces COVID Recovery Task Force and Names Co-Chairs: Mike Whalen, M&T Bank VP &...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan to Make Major Announcement Related to the Passage of the American Rescue

Date: March 11, 2021
Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan will be joined by elected officials, City officials, neighborhood representatives, and business leaders to make a major announcement related to the passage of the...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

City of Albany Announces LIGHT Summer Youth Employment Program Registration Open Until March 31

Contact: Jonathan Jones, Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones are pleased to announce that registration for the 2021 City of Albany Summer Youth Employment Program Learning, Initia...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Mayor Sheehan and DGS Kickoff Re-Imagining City of Albany Recycling & Waste Reduction Program

Date: February 26, 2021
Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio announced a re-imagined Recycling & Waste Reduction Program. In the comin...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

City of Albany Announces Household Hazardous Waste, Paper Shredding, and Book Recycling Events

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced the 2021 schedule for the annual Household Hazardous Waste, Paper Shredding, and Book Recycling Events hosted by the City of Albany Department of General Services. 

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Treasurer Darius Shahinfar Extends Amnesty for Parking Ticket Fees through July 8, 2020

Date: June 26, 2020
(518) 434-5036

ALBANY, NY – Today, Treasurer Darius Shahinfar announced that the Parking Amnesty Program will be extended through July 8, 2020, and therefore anyone who pays City of Albany parking ticke...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Essential City of Albany Services including Police, Fire & EMS, Waste Collection, and Water & Sewer

Date: March 15, 2020
Contact: David Galin
(518) 434-5105

Many Non-Essential Services Will Only Be Available Remotely, Including Bill Payments, Permit Applications, and Job Applications

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Declares a State of Emergency to Prohibit the G...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Mayor Sheehan, Councilmember Anane to Hold Ribbon Cutting at Blooms by Marie

Date: February 8, 2021
Contact: Brian Shea

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and 10th Ward Common Councilmember Owusu Anane will be joined by various local officials and Marie Campbell on Monday, February 8 at 2:30pm for a ribbon cutting at Blooms ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

2021 ALBANY TULIP QUEEN NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN!

Date: February 3, 2021
Contact: Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator

Albany, NY – The City of Albany seeks nominations for the 2021 Tulip Queen & Court. Nominations for young women interested in continuing Albany’s long-standing...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Presents 2021 State of the City

Date: February 1, 2021
Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan presented her 2021 State of the City address today to the residents of Albany and the Albany Common Council.

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

City of Albany Prepares for Anticipated Winter Storm

Date: February 1, 2021
Contact: Frank Zeoli 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany is continuing preparations for the anticipated winter storm expected to reach the Capital Region this afternoon, Monday, February 1, 2021.

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Launch of New City Website and Brand Identity

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Date: January 26, 2021
Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced the launch of a new, user-friendly and mobile device-accessible website and brand identity for the City of Albany. This is a culmination of collaborative ef...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

City of Albany Tivoli Preserve “Stream Daylighting” Project Receives Recognition from U.S. EPA

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Date: January 25, 2021 
Contact: Joe Coffey, Commissioner Albany Water Department
(518) 434-5300 

For Immediate Release 

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Tivoli Park Preserve “Stream Daylighting” Project has received honorable ment...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Signs Executive Order Declaring Juneteenth Holiday in the City of Albany

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has signed an Executive Order declaring Juneteenth a holiday in the City of Albany.

June 19, or Juneteenth, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States and celebrates Afri...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Albany Policing Reform & Reinvention Collaborative Continues Public Input Sessions on Police Reform

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Date: January 6, 2021
Contacts: Working Group Chairs Dr. Brenda Robinson (518) 596-0936 & Dannielle Hille (518) 336-0042

ALBANY, NY – After hearing from the community, the working group chairs of the City of Albany Policing Reform and Reinventi...

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Swears-In Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs & 1st Ward Common Council

Date: January 1, 2021
Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY - Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan swore-in Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs and 1st Ward Common Councilmember Sonia Frederick earlier this morning as a result of their recent special election vi...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan to Swear-In Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs & 1st Ward Common Counc

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Date: December 31, 2020
Contact: David Galin

Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan will swear-in Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs and 1st Ward Common Councilmember Sonia Frederick on Friday, January 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM as a result of their ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

City of Albany Asks Residents and Businesses to Prepare for Severe Weather Event

Date: December 23, 2020

Contact: Joe Coffey 

Albany, NY – According to the National Weather Service, there is a high probability of heavy rains in the Capital Region beginning Thursday evening, December 24 through Friday afternoo...

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Posted on: December 20, 2020

City of Albany Provides Snow Storm Response Update

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Mayor Sheehan: “Our City’s Department of General Services crews continue to meet the Herculean task of cleaning up after Albany’s 8th largest snow storm in history with skill...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Albany Policing Reform & Reinvention Collaborative Continues Public Input Sessions on Police Reform

Policing Reform Flyer - Jan 4th (JPG)

Date: January 4, 2021
Contacts: Working Group Chairs Dr. Brenda Robinson (518) 596-0936 & Dannielle Hille (518) 336-0042

ALBANY, NY – After hearing from the community, the working group chairs of the City of Albany Policing Reform and...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Albany Policing Reform & Reinvention Collaborative Continues Public Input Sessions on Police Reform

Policing Reform Flyer - Dec 15th

Date: December 15, 2020

Contacts: Working Group Chairs Dr. Brenda Robinson (518) 596-0936 & Dannielle Hille (518) 336-0042

ALBANY, NY – After hearing from the community, the working group chairs of the City of Albany Policing Reform a...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Albany Water Board to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Water and Sewer Rate Increase

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Contact: Joe Coffey

ALBANY, NY – The Albany Water Board will host a Zoom public hearing on Thursday, December 17 regarding the proposed 3.5% water and sewer rate increase to take effect on January 1, 2021.

More information about the rate increase including ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces “2025 Trees” Initiative

Contact: Frank Zeoli 

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ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined local elected officials, city officials, community representatives, and philanthropists to announce the City of Albany’s “2025 Trees” Initiative. &...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

City of Albany Cuts Ribbon at Revitalized Colby Street Park

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined New York State Senator Neil Breslin, 11th Ward Common Councilmember Alfredo Balarin, City of Albany Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones, and community members today to cut the ribbon at the r...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces New Trail Being Added to Tivoli Lake Preserve

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Contact: David Galin 

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(518) 434-5100 

ALBANY, NY – On Monday July 27, the City of Albany began improvements to the walking trail at the Tivoli Lake Preserve, a highly anticipated enhancement that was identified in the 2014...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Mayor Sheehan Signs Climate Mayors Letter

Contact: David Galin 

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ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan signed on to a letter sent yesterday by Climate Mayors to Congressional leaders urging bold action to protect our planet and prioritize equitable and sustainab...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Partners Announce Opening of South End Bike/Pedestrian Connector

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Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined state and local partners to unveil the highly anticipated South End Connector, a $1.7 million project that links the Mohawk Hudson Hike-Bike Trail to the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City of Albany Wins “Smart Water” Smart Cities North America Award

Contact: Emily Lyons
elyons@albanyny.gov 
(518) 434-5333
For Immediate Release

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Beaver Creek Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Abatement and Flood Mitigation Program has been awarded the 2019 IDC Smart Cities Nor...

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Albany Awarded US Conf. of Mayors Livability Award for Innovative Summer Youth Employment Program

ALBANY, NY – This weekend, the United States Conference of Mayors selected Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan and the City of Albany’s Youth and Workforce Services as a recipient of its 2016 Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award, one of just 10 cities receivi...

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