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Downtown Renaissance

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Last fall, downtown restaurateurs Sarah Edmonds and B.J. Fletcher never imagined they’d be launching new businesses; they were plenty busy with their multiple ventures. Nor could they have fathomed just how excited they are about the economic revival of downtown Albany. My, what a difference a few months make.

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Arts at Darton Day to be held Tuesday (Exclusive to thealbanyjournal.com)

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Tweet By Walter L. Johnson II Local high school students with an interest in the arts will have the chance to express their appreciation for it closer to home The Albany-based two-year college will host the third-annual “Arts at Darton Day”, this Tuesday, Feb. 8, on the Darton campus. Darton professor of music Jeff Kluball [...]

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APD Lt. Bryan LaVoie: I was not promoted because I am white

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Albany police Lt. Bryan LaVoie claims in a federal lawsuit that he was overlooked for a promotion to captain and receives a lower salary than his counterparts because of his race. LaVoie, 43, is white. He sued the City of Albany, which has a majority black City Commission, black city manager, [...]

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