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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Reminder: Parking Will No Longer be Available in the Thurlow Terrace Parking Lot Beginning at 6 p.m.

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Since Friday August 5, 2022, there have been various parking restrictions and road closures in effect to accommodate HBO filming of The Gilded Age in the City of Albany. 

As of 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 14...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

City of Albany Announces Parking Restrictions and Road Closures for HBO Filming

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Contact: Sarah Kampf

ALBANY, NY – Beginning Friday August 5, 2022, through Saturday, August 27, 2022, there will be various parking restrictions and road closures throughout the month to accommodate HBO filming of The Gilded Age in the City of Albany. View...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

ALIVE AT FIVE CONCERT TONIGHT: DOUG E. FRESH WITH DJ HOLLYW8D, OHZHE & DJ TGIF

CONTACT: Alay Medina, Director/ 518.434.2032

Albany, NY –Due to a heat advisory, Albany’s free Alive at Five concert series will continue to celebrate its 33rd season and its final event of the season, tonight, on August 4th, a...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Statement from Mayor Sheehan Regarding Central Warehouse and Amtrak Service Being Restored

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany has worked tirelessly around the clock with local, state, and federal partners to assess and remediate the public safety threat caused by the ongoing deterioration of Central Warehouse.

"Today, contractors hav...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Statement from Mayor Sheehan on Central Warehouse and Temporary Closure of Amtrak Rail Service

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – “The City of Albany is in receipt of a structural engineering report that states in part ‘collapse of portions of the exterior Southerly wall’ of Central Warehouse is considered &...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

ALIVE AT FIVE CONCERT TONIGHT: DONAVON FRANKENREITER WITH SEAN ROWE

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CONTACT: Alay Medina, Director/ 518.434.2032

Albany, NY –Albany’s free Alive at Five concert series continues to celebrate its 33rd season tonight on July 28th, at Jennings Landing. For more detailed directions and a map, visit www.alba...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

City of Albany Hosts Online Public Workshop & Input Survey for Washington Park Area Complete Streets

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Contact: Bill Trudeau

 Albany Complete Streets

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Division of Traffic Engineering invite residents, businesses, and community stakeholders to view an online presentation...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Extended Hours at Spray Pads Due to Forecasted High Temperature

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Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced City of Albany spray pads will remain open two additional hours on Friday, July 22, Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. due to the for...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

City of Albany Announces Appointments to Local Cannabis Legalization Advisory Committee

Contact: Jasmine Higgins 

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is pleased to announce the appointees to the City of Albany Local Cannabis Legalization Advisory Committee.

The Mayor’s Office received 50 applications from resid...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

City of Albany Invites Nominations for 6th Annual Henry Johnson Award For Distinguished Community Se

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Contact: Dennis Gaffney/518-434-5164

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany is soliciting nominations for the Henry Johnson Award for Distinguished Community Service, which recognizes an Albany resident who has given their time and talent to Albany and ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City of Albany Reminds Residents About the Dangers and Illegality of Fireworks and Sparklers

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined Police Chief Eric Hawkins, Fire Chief Joseph Gregory, Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones, General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio, City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar, and ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Opening of Mater Christi Pool

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones have announced that the Mater Christi Pool is now open for the season, adding to the list of City swimming pools and spray pads availab...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Opening of Lincoln Park Pool and Extended Opening of Spray Pads

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones have announced the opening of Lincoln Park Pool and spray pads, effective Saturday, June 25. 

Lincoln Park Pool: 

  • Open ...
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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Statement from Albany Mayor Sheehan Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Contact: David Galin 

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has released the following statement regarding the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade:

“The Supreme Court has determined that women do not h...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Decision in New York State Ri

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan has released the following statement regarding the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in the NYS Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen case:

“I am deeply concerned for the safety of...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Mayor Sheehan and DGS Highlight City’s Historic $10 million+ Pavement Preservation Investments 2022

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio joined City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar and Councilmembers Jack Flynn, Deborah Zamer, Joyce Love, a...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

2022 ALIVE AT FIVE CONCERT SERIES LINEUP ANNOUNCED

CONTACT: Alay Medina, Director / 518.434.2032

Albany, NY –Albany’s free Alive at Five concert series returns for its 33rd season on June 9 presented by KeyBank.  Concerts will take place at the Jennings Landing location along t...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Mayors of Albany, Amsterdam, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and Troy Urge Special Master to Ensure A

For Immediate Release: May 18, 2022

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Amsterdam Mayor Michael Cinquanti, Saratoga Springs Mayor Ron Kim, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, and Troy Mayor Patrick Madden have sent a joint-letter urging court-a...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

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

Date: April 21, 2022

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

 ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio were joined by local elected officials to officially open Capital Hill...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

CITY OF ALBANY RECOGNIZED AS TREE CITY USA FOR 20 YEARS

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio announced that the City of Albany has been recognized as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City of Albany and Police Benevolent Association Announce Overwhelming Ratification of New Contract

Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Chief Eric Hawkins, and Police Benevolent Association President Michael Delano have announced the overwhelming ratification of a new contract for Albany's Police Officers and Detectiv...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Mayor Sheehan Announces Application Process Transformative, Highly-Impactful Uses $25 Million ARPA

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Contact: David Galin 

Pre-Application Portal Opens for Submissions on Tuesday, January 11

Pre-Applications Reviewed on Rolling Basis Beginning Late February

Funded Project Awards Anticipated to Be Announced Beginning Spring 2022

Call for Volunteers I...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Plants 1,000th New Tree as Part of 2,025 Trees by 2025 Initiative

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and DGS Commissioner Sergio Panunzio joined 1st Ward Councilmember Sonia Frederick, Albany County Legislature Chairman Andrew Joyce, Charles Touhey, and re...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Mayor Sheehan & City’s Equity Agenda Advisory Group Seek to Add Community Resources to Online Map

Contact: Eva Bass, Community Outreach Coordinator

Mayor’s Office of Equity & Community Engagement 

518-434-9821

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Equity Agenda Advisory Group are calling on community partners and s...

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