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Silence preferred over LeMatty’s ‘apology’

By   /  August 13, 2010  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet The apology of William J. LeMatty was just an attempt to get his name in the news once again. The fact that the other newspaper thought this to be front page newsworthy, should give the public an idea of how sensationalized their “news” has become. I hope that no member of that newspaper’s staff [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  August 13, 2010  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet SPECIAL PHOTO The Albany Journal publishes “Vintage Albany” photos, which can be found on Facebook, every week. This 1952 picture, taken in Albany, is of Dr. Joseph Winthrop Holley, founder of what is now Albany State University, and Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of what is now Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Fla. Born to former slaves, [...]

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Golf coach qualifies for Amateur

By   /  August 13, 2010  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet By Erica Henry Darton College assistant golf coach Bill Jones III qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championships to be held in Washington on Aug. 23-29. The Amateur is hosted by Cambridge Bay Golf Club in University Place, Wash. Jones qualified earlier this month by posting  rounds of 69 and 66.

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Revisiting curfew an insult to officers who follow the law

By   /  August 13, 2010  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Cover-ups in government come in many varieties; indeed, this newspaper has exposed the obvious (destroying city e-mails, which are public records) to the covert (illegal City Commission meetings) at city hall, among other graft. Thus, when Albany city employees participate in schemes to hide the truth from the citizens they serve, they certainly will [...]

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