Blog: Colonie Corner

Entries for December, 2011


Airport offering free blood pressure screenings for holiday travelers

If you're doing some holiday flying this week, why not get your blood pressure checked before boarding? Members of the Albany International Airport’s Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Department will be offering free blood pressure screening for travelers and staff at Albany International Airport through Friday, Dec. 23. The ...

County does veterans a FAVOR

If you're a veteran in Albany County, the Albany County Veterans Bureau wants to do you a favor. The bureau will be issuing Return the FAVOR (Find and Assist Veterans of Record) identification cards to eligible veterans on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Joseph ...

Firefighters to brave rooftop for charity

Firefighters from Midway Station 1 at 1956 Central Ave. will climb to the roof of the fire station and stay their until $5,000 is raised for needy families in the fire district on Friday, Dec. 2. That's right! From noon on Friday until whenever the goal is met, the firefighters ...