Jahmel Robinson and Wilmer Lawson
Composite Image by Dave Lucas(WAMC/Albany Lady Falcons Basketball Club)

The two candidates vying for Albany's 5th Ward Common Council seat met in an online forum this week.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Councilors Jahmel Robinson and Joyce Love.
Dave Lucas / WAMC

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and two common councilors are soliciting public input for a new West Hill Community Center.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan says the city is filing a nusiance complaint against a West Hill business at 36 Judson Street.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

After a fourth shooting death this year outside a corner store in the city, Albany officials are taking steps to close the business.