At least six North Albany residents have called the Albany Police Department in the past week to report seeing a cougar prowling their neighborhoods.
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There are a lot of Chinese restaurants in the Capital District, but truthfully not many that I love. I tend to group Chinese places into a few buckets, each of which I crave from time to time: greasy and cheap to-go places, Americanized sit-down restaurants (places like P.F. 770 more words
For a class assignment, my group worked directly with the Albany, Ore., Parks and Recreation Department public relations team. We developed a public relations campaign designed to increase resident and tourist engagement in community events and programs and to increase awareness of the opportunities offered by the department. 75 more words
Federal dollars used to help homeless, job seekers
It’s far too early to say what will happen with the federal government’s budget, but Anne Catlin acknowledges she’s worried by proposed cuts to Community Development Block Grants. 41 more words
The fall season brings with it lots of wonderful seasonal specialties, especially in the Capital Region. Even though the weather has turned decidedly winter-like in the past few days, I wanted to highlight a few food items that make me excited about fall when I start seeing the leaves turn. 660 more words
La Empanada Llama at the intersection of Delaware Ave and Whitehall in Albany offers a unique type of cuisine for the Capital District – Peruvian. You’ll find this establishment popping up at various farmers’ markets throughout the region (they were previously one of my favorite pit stops at the Wednesday Empire Plaza farmers’ market, but it unfortunately appears that they won’t be returning this year). 475 more words