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SMART ART

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Local artists and volunteers spent the past two weekends working on Lincoln Elementary School’s outdoor education area. The project — which provides hopscotch space and areas for students to create sidewalk chalk art, and includes an African dance activity and a giant map of the United States — was spearheaded by the Albany Museum [...]

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Alzheimer’s program for DoCo Kiwanis

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

Dan Phillips of the regional Alzheimer’s Assocation office explains to DoCo Kiwanians differences between Alzheimer’s disease and age-related changes not caused by Alzheimer’s.

Tweet It’s a condition that slowly robs its victims of their memories, their personalities, their very sense of daily life. It also takes a physical and emotional toll on the family members and friends of patients. There is no cure for it, and little can be done to halt its progress.

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Vintage Albany

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

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Tweet C. W. (Buck) Geer, “Mr. Albany “of 1934, was selected by his peers during his senior year at Albany High School for his skill on the football field as well as his upper body development. Geer attended the University of Georgia and later became a well-known businessman in Albany. This photo was sent in [...]

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mmunization Awareness Month makes point that vaccines aren’t just for children

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

Tweet Everybody over the age of 6 months needs a seasonal flu shot each year, says Southwest District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. But that’s one of the points she is stressing during August – National Immunization Month.

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Phoebe Begins New $30M Center

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Phoebe Putney Health System broke ground last week on the construction of a $30 million Digestive Diseases Center in Albany. The facility, being built at Meredyth Place, will expand the hospital’s gastroenterology capabilities and is expected to be complete in 14 months.

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Choose secure passwords

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Geek Speak  /   Comments

Written by Jim Hall. Email your questions to geekspeak@mchsi.com . You can find Jim online at HallsTrainingSolutions.com

Tweet I know it is a pain in the neck to have passwords and I know how hard it is to remember different ones for different sites. There was a time when we didn’t have to lock our car doors either; but that time has passed. We must protect our lives and property with generally [...]

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Public Record

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  The Public Record  /   Comments

Tweet Albany Elks Club, 3213 GILLIONVILLE ROAD ALBANY, 31707; Aug. 2; Score: 94; Grade A Albany Mall Inns & Suites/Best Western, 2729 POINTE NORTH BLVD ALBANY, 31707; Aug. 3; Score: 96; Grade A

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