A 46-year old New Jersey man has been sentenced for attempting to have sex with a local underage girl. Recep Sandikci of Plainfield New Jersey has been sentenced for attempting to have sex with a minor in August 2019.
It’s been a long time coming, but the Albany Public School District has reported that Ms. Onovu Otitigbe-Dangerfield has earned the title of Valedictorian. This makes her the first Black student to become Albany High School’s Valedictorian.
Asian Americans gathered to honor victims who were senselessly injured or killed in recent hate crimes. Members of the Asian American community gathered in Academy Park on Monday evening to denounce hate crimes against Asian Americans.
When you think of famous black writers or poets, the name Toni Morrison has to be near top of your list. I was surprised to learn that Ms. Morrison was a college professor, and she spent time here in the Capital Region.
Last night the Council of Albany Neighborhood Association (CANA) held its monthly Zoom meeting, Unfortunately, white supremacists hijacked the meeting and spewed racist rhetoric for everyone present to see.
Today, January 20, 2021 is Inauguration Day for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Because the FBI has warned of possible violence to state capitals throughout the country, state and city buildings in Albany were closed.
Albany County Sheriff’s Office reports that early this morning they were called to the Albany International Airport to one of the car rental companies. They were called because a large number of drugs was discovered in one of the vehicles.