Albany resident Sin Thompson was driving to work this morning when he saw flames shooting out of one of the homes on Delaware Avenue. Mr. Thompson risked his own safety and went towards the fire to assist others.
Last month, over the Memorial Day weekend, a 29-year-old man was shot and killed around 3 o’clock in the morning in Pine Hills. Today, police have taken two teenagers into custody in connection with the shooting.
If you are in downtown Albany, you have seen the boarded-up McDonald's on South Pearl Street. It has been closed since 2019 but now there are plans to develop it into a grocery store in partnership with the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region.
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.