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Mayor Sheehan to Appoint Eric Hawkins as Albany Police Chief

Date: July 20, 2018
For Immediate Release
ALBANY, NY – Today, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced that she will appoint current Southfield, Michigan Police Chief Eric Hawkins as the new Chief of the Albany Police Department. Mayor Sheehan’s announcement is the culmination of a national search where residents helped …
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WATER MAIN BREAK ON HAWTHORNE AVENUE

The City of Albany is repairing a water main break on Hawthorne Avenue. Water service will be disrupted on Hawthorne Avenue between Melrose Avenue and Hawkins Street. The surrounding area may experience discolored water or pressure fluctuation. The est…

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Mayor Kathy Sheehan Announces Summer & Fall 2018 Schedule for City Hall on the Road

For Immediate Release
ALBANY, NY – Today, Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced the Summer & Fall 2018 schedule for “City Hall on the Road” beginning Wednesday, August 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Eagle Point Elementary School – the first of six such events this summer & fall …
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Mayor Sheehan to Appoint Joseph W. Gregory as Albany Fire Chief

Date: July 12, 2018

Contact: Brian Shea
(518) 434-5100
For Immediate Release
ALBANY, NY – Today, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced that she will appoint Deputy Fire Chief Joseph W. Gregory as the new Chief of the Albany Fire Department, effective July 29, 2018. Deputy Chief …
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Mayor Sheehan to Appoint Joseph W. Gregory as Albany Fire Chief

Date: July 12, 2018

Contact: Brian Shea
(518) 434-5100
For Immediate Release
ALBANY, NY – Today, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced that she will appoint Deputy Fire Chief Joseph W. Gregory as the new Chief of the Albany Fire Department, effective July 29, 2018. Deputy Chief …
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5th annual collaborative City-wide effort announced to fight local hunger; nonperishable food items will be accepted July 9th – August 2nd at numerous locations throughout Albany

Contact:  Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator                                                        …

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ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING EARLY MORNING SHOOTINGS

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2018
ALBANY, NY – Albany police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred early this morning.

At approximately 1:00 a.m., officers responded to the area of Third Street and North Swan Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two males …

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TEUNIS STREET HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

For Immediate Release: July 7, 2018
ALBANY, NY –The man who died during an early morning shooting today on Teunis Street has been identified as 32-year-old Ejijah Cancer of Albany.

Cancer was shot in the torso at approximately 3:10 a.m., outside on Teunis Street between Second and Third Avenues during …

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ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING TEUNIS STREET HOMICIDE

For Immediate Release: July 7, 2018
ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning on Teunis Street.

At approximately 3:10 a.m., officers responded to Teunis Street between Second and Third Avenues for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located two male …

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ORANGE STREET HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2018
ALBANY, NY – The victim of a homicide that occurred yesterday, Thursday, July 5th at approximately 2:20 a.m. at a home on the 200 block of Orange Street has been identified as 29-year-old Rashaun Byrd of Albany.

At this time the investigation remains ongoing …

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