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Posted on: February 22, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING INCIDENT

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a shooting incident that appears to have occurred on Hoffman Avenue.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of Hoffman Avenue and Second Avenue for reports of shots fired....

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

MAN FOUND WITH HANDGUN AT HOTEL ON WASHINGTON AVENUE

ALBANY, NY – A 30-year-old Albany man was arrested Monday morning on Washington Avenue when detectives discovered he was in possession of a loaded handgun.

Germaine Montes was taken into custody by Albany detectives at the Extended Stay of Americ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

JUVENILES, INFANT SAFELY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF ALBANY

ALBANY, NY – Albany police have located Jalia Ashley, 17, and Ruby Legree, 13, two juvenile females who left a residence Sunday afternoon on Colby Street. Legree’s one-month old daughter was also located by detectives during the invest...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

ALBANY POLICE ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE JUVENILES, INFANT

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are attempting to locate two juvenile females who were last seen this afternoon on Colby Street.

Jalia Ashley, 17, and Ruby Legree, 14, were both last seen this afternoon around 12:15 p.m., leaving a residence on Colby ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

CONCENTRATED MARIJUANA BARS, LOADED HANDGUN AMONG ITEMS RECOVERED DURING SEARCH WARRANT IN PINE HILL

ALBANY, NY – A 23-year-old Schenectady man currently on parole for a prior weapons conviction, was arrested Monday for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a weapon following a search warrant on Hamilton Street.

On Monday, Febru...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

HANDGUN, LARGE CAPACITY AMMUNITION FEEDING DEVICE AMONG ITEMS RECOVERED FOLLOWING SEARCH WARRANT

ALBANY, NY – Four men were arrested Thursday afternoon following a search warrant on Philip Street where detectives recovered a loaded handgun, ammunition, and a quantity of marijuana.

On Thursday, February 4, 2021 at approximately 3:40 p.m., Alb...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

ARRESTS MADE, HANDGUNS RECOVERED FOLLOWING SEARCH WARRANT

ALBANY, NY – Four Albany residents were arrested on Livingston Avenue Tuesday during an investigation that yielded three loaded handguns.

On Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Albany detectives executed a search warrant at a ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

CENTRAL AVENUE HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Date: January 31, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – The victim of a homicide that occurred late Saturday night on Central Avenue has been identified as 32-year-old Shanita Thomas of Albany. 

On Saturday, January 30, 2021 at a...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE

Date: January 31, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred late Saturday night on Central Avenue.

On Saturday, January 30, 2021 at approximately 11:00 p.m., officers responded to a bu...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

FIFTY ONE POUNDS OF MARIJUANA SEIZED FOLLOWING BURGLARY CALL

Date: January 27, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police officers responding to a burglary call Tuesday night on Manning Boulevard discovered a large quantity of marijuana. 

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 around 10:45 p.m., off...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

ARREST MADE IN CASE WHERE 8 YEAR OLD SHOT HIMSELF IN THE HAND

Date: January 27, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 15-year-old Albany resident has been charged in connection with an incident last year in which an eight year old boy accidently shot himself in the hand with a handgun. 

The 15-yea...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

TWO MEN FOUND WITH LOADED HANDGUNS IN ALBANY

Date: January 25, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Two men have been charged with handgun possession following two separate incidents in Albany.

On Friday, January 22, 2021 at approximately 10:00 a.m., detectives conducted a traffic ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

ARREST MADE AFTER MUARREST MADE AFTER MUSLIM MAN HARASSED AT STORESLIM MAN HARASSED AT STORE

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Date: January 21, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 35-year-old Albany man has been charged following investigations into two separate incidents, one in which a man was threatened because he is Muslim and another in which a man was chased w...

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Posted on: January 17, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING INCIDENT

Date: January 17, 2021

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating an incident in which a man sustained a gunshot wound to his foot.

On Sunday, January 17, 2021 at approximately 5:50 p.m., staff from Albany ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING PEDESTRIAN AUTO CRASH

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a serious pedestrian auto crash that occurred this evening on Washington Avenue. 

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at approximately 5:15 p.m., o...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING ELK STREET SHOOTING INCIDENT

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning on Elk Street.

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at approximately 10:50 a.m., staff from Albany Memorial Hospital not...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – The victim of a homicide that occurred late Monday night on Ontario Street has been identified as 23-year-old Uizaie Brigman of Albany.

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at approximately 11:55 p.m....

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING ONTARIO STREET HOMICIDE

Date: January 12, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred late Monday night on Ontario Street. 

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at approximately 11:55 p.m., officers responded t...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

MAN FOUND WITH LOADED HANDGUN AT TRAFFIC STOP

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Date: January 7, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 19-year-old Albany man was charged with handgun possession following a traffic stop Wednesday morning on Commerce Avenue. 

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at approximately 11:00 a.m.,...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

MEET ALBANY’S NEW POLICE CADETS

Date: January 5, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Four Police Cadets, the inaugural group of a new paid internship program at the Albany Police Department, will have their first day on Thursday. Albany Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan, Albany Common C...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

ALBANY POLICE ATTEMPTING TO ID MAN IN PHOTOS

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Date: January 5, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are asking for the community’s assistance in helping to identify the pictured man in reference to a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at approximately 6:0...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

ARREST MADE IN STATE STREET BANK ROBBERY

Date: January 4, 2020
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – A 28-year-old Poughkeepsie man has been charged in connection with a bank robbery that occurred this afternoon on State Street.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., officers responded to TD Bank, locat...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING STATE STREET BANK ROBBERY

Date: January 4, 2021
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday afternoon on State Street.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., officers responded to TD Bank, located at 125 State Street f...

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Posted on: January 3, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING CENTRAL AVENUE SHOOTING

Date: January 3, 2020
Contact: Steve Smith

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning on Central Avenue.

At approximately 2:30 a.m., a patrol officer observed commotion outside of a residence...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2021

On October 1, 2021 Mayor Sheehan presented the 2022 Budget to the Albany Common Council

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On or before October 1st of each year the Mayor submits the proposed budget to the Albany Common Council for the ensuing fiscal year along with a message as required by the Charter of the City of Albany.  Part of the Common Council’s re...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Holiday Recycling Guide

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The Department of General Services has created this easy to follow Holiday Recycling Guide to answer questions about how to dispose of holiday related trash and recycling items. 

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

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

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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 coming months, ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Mayors of Albany, Schenectady & Troy Urge Redistricting Commission

2021-12-1 Redistricting Commission Press Conference

Contacts:

SCHENECTADY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, and Troy Mayor Patrick have sent a joint-letter to the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission to ensure all three cities remain in the same Congressional dist...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Albany City Hall Hosts Tree Lighting

City of Albany Tree Lighting!

CONTACT: Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator
518.434.5415

Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan will host a tree lighting ceremony in Academy Park across the street from Albany City Hall on Friday, December 3rd at 5 p.m. in honor of the holiday seas...

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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

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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 representati...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Presents 2022 Proposed City Budget

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Date: October 1, 2021

Contact: David Galin

Mayor Sheehan Proposes Allocating $25 Million from American Rescue Plan to Fund a Limited Number of Highly Impactful Programs That Can Produce Profound Results

Budget Provides Framework for Building Back Better and ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

City of Albany Announces New Lead Service Grant Replacement Program

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Contact: Emily Lyons/(518) 545-7682

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Water Department (AWD) has launched a new program to aid homeowners in lead service replacements in an effort to have zero lead service pipes in Albany by 2040.

The Lead Service ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

The Good Neighbor Handbook

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Table of Contents

1. Where to Start: SeeClickFix and Search Albany

  • Can I report a non-emergency City issue such as a pothole or an overgrown lot without making a phone call?
  • Is there a convenient online tool where I can learn about my neighborhood?

2. Propert...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Help Others

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Respond to fires, medical emergencies and more. There is no better feeling than saving a life in your community!

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Salary/Benefits

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Generous starting salary with step increases annually until reaching top grade firefighter. There is opportunity for advancement, health insurance and a retirement plan. Firefighters work on 24 hour shifts followed by 72 hours off. The current st...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Be Part of a Team

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Be part of the brotherhood/sisterhood. Every day includes excitement and adventure. No two shifts are the same.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Candidate Physical Ability Test

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It is never too early to prepare. Visit our Prepare Page for more information.

CPAT Test

CPAT Preparation Tips by Ned Norton (PDF)

There are two very important steps you need to take to prepare yourself to pass the CPAT. Read Ned Norton's CPAT Prepa...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Candidate Viability

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Veteran's credits available for entrance exam or promotional exams. For more information, please review official exam announcement.  

All candidates will be evaluated with a background check and medical exam to ensure they are capable of ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Prepare for Exam and Employment

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There is a Firefighters Exam scheduled for Saturday, May 1, 2021. More information.

Written Test Guides

A Guide to the Written Test for the Firefighter Series

The New York State Department of Civil Service has developed this test guide to familiarize you wit...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Mayors of Albany, Schenectady & Troy Urge Redistricting Commission

Contacts:

SCHENECTADY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, and Troy Mayor Patrick have sent a joint-letter to the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission to ensure all three cities remain in the same Congress...

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News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Albany City Hall Hosts Tree Lighting

CONTACT: Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator
518.434.5415

Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan will host a tree lighting ceremony in Academy Park across the street from Albany City Hall on Friday, December 3rd at 5 p.m. in honor of the ho...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Statement from Mayor Sheehan & Treasurer Shahinfar on Unanimous Passage of the 2022 City Budget

Contact: David Galin

“The unanimous passage of the 2022 City Budget will bring our residents historic, transformative investments in streets & sidewalks, parks, waste collection, code enforcement, water & sewer infrastructure, public safe...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Mayor Sheehan and the Department of General Services Announce Capital Hills Golf Course to Close for

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio have announced that Capital Hills Golf Course will be closing for golf for the season. The last day of play...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

City of Albany to Host Conviction Sealing Clinic & Community Resource Fair

Contact: David Galin

Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced the City of Albany, in partnership with a number of community organizations, is hosting a walk-in Conviction Sealing Clinic & Community Resource Fair on Wednesday, Novembe...

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News
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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News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Mayor Sheehan & DGS Comm. Panunzio Announce New Pavement Preservation Program

Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

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As part of a historic $14 million investment via Mayor Sheehan’s 2021 City Budget and 2022 Proposed City Budget to revitalize streets and sidewalks across Albany, Mayor Kathy Sheehan...

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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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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan Presents 2022 Proposed City Budget

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Date: October 1, 2021

Contact: David Galin

Mayor Sheehan Proposes Allocating $25 Million from American Rescue Plan to Fund a Limited Number of Highly Impactful Programs That Can Produce Profound Results

Budget Provides Framework for Building Back Better and ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan to Present 2022 Proposed City Budget

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Contact: David Galin

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan will present her 2022 Proposed City Budget to the residents of the City of Albany and Common Councilmembers on Friday, October 1 at 11:00 am via Facebook.com/AlbanyMayorKathySheehan.

A digital ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR ALBANY LAST RUN 5K

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator/ 518.434.5415

Albany, NY – The City of Albany present the 25th annual Albany Last Run 5K on Saturday, December 11 at 5 p.m. The Last Run is a great race for all ages, featuri...

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News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

City of Albany Announces New Lead Service Grant Replacement Program

Contact: Emily Lyons/(518) 545-7682

ALBANY, NY – The City of Albany’s Water Department (AWD) has launched a new program to aid homeowners in lead service replacements in an effort to have zero lead service pipes in Albany by 20...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

City of Albany Selected to Participate in the Cities of Service Love Your Block Grant Program

Date: September 15, 2021
Contact: Sam Wells, Neighborhood Stabilization Coordinator

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced today that the City of Albany was one of eight cities selected to participate in the Cities of Service Love Your ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2021

5TH Annual Henry Johnson Award Presented to Dr. Brenda J. Robinson, Albany Nurse and Activist

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Contact: Dennis Gaffney, Communications Coordinator, City of Albany

 518-281-7252

ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and other local dignitaries, veterans of the 369th Infantry Regiment, and a diverse audience all gathered on the Cit...

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News
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Mayor Sheehan, Co-Chairs Michael Whalen & Jahkeen Hoke Present COVID Recovery TaskForce Final Report

Contact: David Galin

Comprehensive Report Is Culmination of Three-Month, Community-Wide Effort to Identify And Maximize Critical Investments, Prioritize Equity, & Build Back Better

“The Task Force strongly recommends funding a limited number o...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Statement from Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on the Swearing-In of Governor Kathy Hochul

Contact: David Galin

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

“Today we witnessed history when Kathy Hochul was sworn in as New York’s first female Governor. As someone who has travelled to ...

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News
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: 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: 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: 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.

View presentation Video and PowerPoint

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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.

View Mayor Sheehan and ...

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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: November 24, 2021

YOGA at Lincoln Fitness Center

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Beginning on Monday, November 29th, the Department of Recreation will be introducing fall/winter YOGA at Lincoln Fitness Center, located upstairs in the Lincoln Park Pool House. All sessions are free. Join us for:
Gentle Flow on Mondays 5:30-6:30 PM
Power F...
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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Wave "Hello!"

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In September, Albany REC debuted our new flag pole that stands tall and proud on Hoffman Avenue. It is accompanied by our new digital sign as well.

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REC Department
Posted on: October 7, 2021

The 25th Season of Capital Holiday Lights in the Park begins November 26th

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On Wednesday, The City of Albany and The Albany Police Athletic League (PAL) announced that 2021, the 25th season of Holiday Lights in the Park, will be the last year that the event will take place in Washington Park. R...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Tonko Hosts EPA Administrator Regan on Visit to Capital Region

Contact: Rachel Dejean, 202-740-0655 

AMSTERDAM, NY—Congressman Paul D. Tonko, Chair of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, welcomed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan...

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Water Department
Posted on: January 25, 2021

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

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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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