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A new ADICA?

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet It’s a new year, and looks like the city will be forming a new Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority board. As most have said for some time, the entire board needed to be replaced in order for the public to have any confidence at all in their actions. We feel Jim Taylor, the interim downtown [...]

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Symphony to present ‘Baroque Germany’ on Feb. 20

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Take a winter trip to “Baroque Germany” with the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Feb. 20, 2010. Enjoy the rare opportunity to hear all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. Each concerto features a varied group of soloists, which will showcase outstanding principal players from the ASO. ASO Conductor Claire Fox Hillard joins the orchestra as violin [...]

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This Week’s What-Cha Say

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet REGARDING THE NEW BUS station proposed for Albany, City Manager Alfred Lott talks out of both sides of his mouth. No wonder Albany is in the shape it’s in. He has the same mindset as our president – spend, spend and spend. Don’t worry where the money comes from. Lott, you need to stay [...]

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For the people … of Haiti

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Fair Response  /   Comments

Tweet As the devastation of Haiti unites the world, we must not forget the importance of love. For many years Haiti has been looked over. It amazes me that it takes tragedy in order for global powers to focus on the living conditions of people who live in poverty. Now I am not trying to [...]

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Albany Advocacy Resource Center: Selfless Service

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  KK Snyder  /   Comments

Tweet While most of us run through our days trying to complete a never-ending to do list, chances are we have some free time in there somewhere. What we do with that free time, however, could be life changing, for ourselves and for others. When Millie Turner retired from banking a couple of years ago, [...]

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Letter to Editor: Can Sanford Bishop here us now?

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Letter to the Editor “Can you hear me now?” All politicians had best pay close attention. In 2006 and 2008, the American people reminded the Republican Party that it had strayed from the values that brought the GOP into power in the first place. Democrats seemed to take the 2008 elections as some kind [...]

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Obituaries

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Eugene Alls Sr. Eugene Alls Sr., 92, of Albany died on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 at his home. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Piney Grove Baptist Church, 3210 W. Madison St., Albany. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Donald Z. Cox The graveside funeral service of Donald “Don” [...]

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Best Webs of 2009

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Tweet Here is my promised “Best Webs of 2009”. Let me define my use of the word “best”. I don’t necessarily mean the ones with the largest traffic counts or the ones that garnered the most design awards last year, but the ones that from my experience can be of the greatest use to my [...]

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ASU to hold Haiti concert

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet The tragic natural disaster that occurred in Haiti has prompted the students of Albany State University to hold a benefit concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, January 30th,  in HPER Gymnasium on the ASU campus. Doors will open at 5 p.m. “The Hope for Haiti benefit concert is sure to be a success because we [...]

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The problem with America? Americans

By   /  January 27, 2010  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet Every day, in any given media outlet, someone will tell you who’s to blame for the sorry state of our country. Liberals will shout from the roof tops that the problem lies at the feet of conservatives who favored going to war with Iraq and in stripping away civil liberties. Conservatives will point their [...]

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