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Workers at two financially struggling care facilities in Albany County say they have avoided a strike and reached a deal with the facilities’ prospective owners.

Bethlehem, NY Town Supervisor David VanLuven
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Bethlehem, New York Supervisor David VanLuven gave his State of the Town address Wednesday night.

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Update: Workers at two financially struggling care facilities in Albany County say they are delaying a strike. 1199SEIU said Jan. 17 that the prospective buyer of Good Samaritan Nursing Home and Kenwood Manor in Delmar has requested an extension in bankruptcy court and will bargain with the union. The Lutheran Care Network is in the process of declaring bankruptcy and selling the facilities. Fearing the loss of wages and benefits, workers had planned a three-day strike starting January 24. About sixty union members work at the facilities.

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Employees at a nursing home in Albany County are getting a reprieve after having been notified their health care benefits would be terminated.

Royal Meadery was started by Gregory Wilhelm to further pursue his passion for beekeeping and brewing.
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New York state's first farm meadery license was celebrated today at an Albany County business.

Good Samaritan Nursing Home and Kenwood Manor on Rockefeller Road in Delmar
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Employees at a nursing home in Albany County have been notified their health care benefits will be terminated in less than 30 days.

A reported suspicious device discovered on the side of an Albany County road was found to be a replica explosive.

Crime Scene Tape
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Authorities today identified the person whose body was found Saturday in a wooded area in Delmar, New York as 70-year-old Ruth Talmon of Schenectady County.