Dates released for McCoy's local State of County talks and office hours
County Executive Dan McCoy will be giving his State of the County talk Wednesday, June 11, at 7 p.m. at Bethlehem Town Hall. McCoy will also be visiting other municipalities across the county.
Loudonville lawmaker lobbies for limits to be included in charter revisions
Albany County legislator Peter Crouse, R-Loudonville, on Thursday, May 29, announced he had submitted a proposal to the county Charter Review Committee requesting term limits be included in the revised charter presented to voters.
After nearly two dozen people spoke out against the proposed casino at Exit 23, the Town of Bethlehem passed a resolution in opposition to the project.
Developers get the go-ahead from ZBA, but must return before Planning Board
Developers of a proposed Taco Bell in Glenmont received variances for parking and facade signs from the Bethlehem Zoning Board of Appeals, but the proposal still needs Planning Board approval, which hinges on whether or not a direct access point is necessary.
The Albany County executive has created a new Expert Advisory Committee to lead a public safety review on the transportation of crude oil through out the county.
Agency says abatements for residential buildings do not fit with its mission
The Bethlehem Industrial Development Agency did not approve tax abatements sought by a residential development after deciding at their Friday, May 23, meeting that approval of the tax credits did not fit with the agency’s mission.
Town Board could still revise code to allow backyard coops
Neighbors won the battle in one man’s request to keep chickens, but the war of backyard pet politics is not yet over in the Town of Guilderland.
Inflatable dome will fit two fields and offices
The Bethlehem Soccer Club has received final approvals to move forward with construction of their indoor soccer complex on Wemple Road.
Former school district administration building to see new use as medical facility
The Stram Center of Integrative Medicine was back before the Bethlehem Planning Board for final approvals so the facility can relocate to 90 Adams Place.
Legislators propose shifting funds from convention center but fail to gain support
Some county legislators do not believe funneling more than $7 million annually toward Albany’s convention center and civic center is the best use of its hotel occupancy tax revenue.
The Town of Colonie has approved a consent order permitting the Colonie Landfill operator to pay a fine to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for not reporting it exceeded the action leakage rate at the landfill.
Law firm FOILs documents pertaining to reassessment
A group of large landowners in Bethlehem have hired a law firm to help with their protest against the recent townwide assessments.
Annual address provides overview of county expenditures, revenue from last year
Albany County Comptroller Michael Conners believes the county is headed in a good direction, but it can’t leave behind those most in need.
Rash of damage spurs park surveillance system in New Scotland
Delinquents beware — more than the birds will soon be watching over Feura Bush Park.
Developer’s study claims fiscal benefit greater with apartments over homes
There are still several hurdles before a 210-unit apartment complex off Western Avenue is approved, but a bevy of people have already expressed disapproval or support for the project.
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- 2014 Albany County Executive Budget
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- Bethlehem Debate: Town Clerk, Town Justice, Highway Superintendent
- Bethlehem: Town Board
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- Bethlehem Primary Debate Highway Superintendant
- Bethlehem Primarary Debate - Town Justice
- NY2A Capitol Rally
- Bethlehem Town Board debate--Part 2
- Bethlehem Town Board debate--Part 1
- Touring the 'trains to nowhere'
- Bethlehem State of the Town