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DIVINE INTERVENTION

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet PHOTO BY KEVIN HOGENCAMP The State Theatre at 313 Pine Ave., owned by Lane Rosen and Bo Henry, encourages passersby to pray for the Gulf of Mexico as an oil geyser continues to pollute the ocean daily at record levels.

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19 MILLION STEPS LATER

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet SPECIAL PHOTO The Albany Recreation and Parks Department implemented the AARP 10-Week Walking Program from March through June at Jackson Heights Fitness and Wellness Center. Seventy-five senior citizens participated in the program and walked a total of 19,891,598 steps in 10 weeks.

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Palmyra district should dump Duffy

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet In my opinion, Lee County Commissioner Ed Duffy isn’t a bad person, but he’s not the person we need in office. We have enough trickery and “politics as usual” from Washington. We don’t need more of the same here in local politics. Experience matters? For who? Doesn’t seem like for the taxpayer, but maybe [...]

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Whatcha Say, Albany?

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  WhatCha-Say?  /   Comments

Tweet YOU KNOW, I’M REALLY glad you report on all this crap, but I’m sick of it. We all are. Everyday it is something else. And all we do is point fingers and expect someone else to take care of the garbage that infiltrates and pollutes this city. Citizens of Albany, unite and fight! We [...]

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Things my father never told me

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Obituaries  /   Comments

Tweet Column by Rev. James L. Snyder This is my first Father’s Day to celebrate without my father. Earlier this year he passed away after a long battle with heart and lung disease. It will be a rather somber day for me this year, but I carry in my heart all those things we shared [...]

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Turning down $12M a disturbing decision

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet Who would turn down millions of dollars? Dougherty County School Board members, that’s who. It’s another in a string of recent decisions by the board that leaves us shaking our heads and wondering if they really have the best interests of our students at heart.

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Things grow brighter here

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Rev. Hagan  /   Comments

Tweet I pulled out my phone just before the start of worship on a recent Sunday to check the time, as they are synced up with towers and satellites. So it was to my surprise that after worship I noticed a large, ominous black spot on the display where just an hour before I had [...]

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Forever Youngs: A father’s story

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet By Cathy Higgins With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to pat dear old Dad on the back for all he’s done over the years. After all, fathers play a vital role in our lives by providing guidance that only they can. For Colie Young of Albany, the decision to be a [...]

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Inside Albany

By   /  June 16, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Grassroots training on tap A training program for grassroots activities will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Café 230, W. Broad Ave. The $15 fee includes a box lunch. Training topics are Get Out the Vote, Sal Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” and Growing Your Organization. To register or for information, [...]

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