Albany postmaster: Move? Why?

Postmaster Pamela Moody at the Albany Post Office on Monday morning. She sees no reason why the office should move..

Albany's new postmaster has been hearing about the idea that the post office should move. But she has a question: "Why should we move when we own this building?" Continue reading

NA market: A progress report

An abandoned cart sits on the parking lot of the North Albany Village center on May 1.

"Do you know if the market is going forward?" a reader asked Saturday, referring to the planned supermarket at North Albany Village. And the short answer is yes, it is. Continue reading

Council to get yard debris request

This yard debris cart, though overflowing, won't be emptied for another week.

The question of starting weekly collections of yard waste will come up before the Albany City Council again this month. We'll see whether carts overflowing with springtime clippings and storm debris prompt a different outcome now. Continue reading

Big Dig starts with open house

Second Avenue at Broadalbin: The center of the project to provide new pavement, sidewalks, trees, overhead lights and more.

Albany is about to launch its biggest urban renewal project yet, an $8 million reconstruction of downtown streets that starts with a public open house on May 18. Continue reading

Gibson Hill roundabout less likely

This 2016 graphic illustrates the Gibson Hill/Crocker roundabout plan. Property that would have to be acquired is shown in red.

A plan to build a big roundabout at Gibson Hill Road and Crocker Lane in North Albany has lost a supporter on the city council, and a majority now would like to see a less expensive solution. Continue reading

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