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Paul Eames, local baseball legend, passes away

By   /  October 4, 2011  /  News, Obituaries, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Paul Eames, 84, of Albany, died Monday, Ocotber 3, 2011 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.   His memorial service will be at 2 p.m., October 7, 2011 at Byne Memorial Baptist Church.  Mr. Eames’s remains were cremated and his cremated remains will be buried at Crown Hill Cemetery immediately following the memorial service.  The [...]

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CORNHOLE, ANYONE? Albany couple builds, customizes lawn games

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Business, Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News, Sports  /   Comments

She's got game: Albany's Susan Geeslin not only holds her own in cornhole competition, she and her husband, Arnold, design and build the games for a growing customer base. The regulation-size game sets are portable and the Geeslins' specialty is creating platforms with collegiate themes.

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   It’s a career change that Albany retiree Susan Geeslin could never have fathomed: From educator to making and peddling cornhole games. Cornhole? You bet. Cornhole is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing beanbags (actually duck cloth bags filled with feed corn) onto a raised wooden platform with [...]

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Flint RiverQuarium names new CEO

By   /  June 3, 2011  /  Community, Government, Lifestyle and Entertainment, News  /   Comments

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Tweet Sanders E. Lewallen has been named the new chief executive officer of the Flint RiverQuarium. He replaces Scott Loehr who departed in February. Lewallen comes to the Flint RiverQuarium with more than 30 years of experience as an executive leading both zoos and conservation and environmental education centers. “I am honored and privileged to [...]

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Albany named one of 118 “Playful” communities

By   /  August 18, 2010  /  Community, Health, Sports  /   Comments

Tweet – Communities Across the Country Prioritizing Play Despite Budget Setbacks – WASHINGTON, D.C. – To ensure children in their communities are active and healthy, 118 cities and towns across the country, including Albany, earned recognition as 2010 Playful City USA communities despite difficult budgetary decisions and Park and Recreation department funding at its lowest [...]

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Chehaw unveils its new image

By   /  October 12, 2009  /  Business, News  /   Comments

Tweet Albany tourist attraction gets new look, new slogan and simplified, new name Nearly eight decades after Chehaw State Park opened its gates with funding from President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, the organization is no longer being managed as a department of the City of Albany, nor is it named the Parks at Chehaw.  Beginning [...]

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