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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.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan took the wraps off her proposed 2019 budget October 1.
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The Albany Common Council has passed Mayor Kathy Sheehan’s $177 million 2019 budget, but there was some opposition to extending the city's trash fee to single-family homes.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan introduces Chief Eric Hawkins, her choice to lead the police department.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Mayor Kathy Sheehan’s appointee to head the Albany Police Department meets Common Council members and the public tonight at City Hall before lawmakers vote on his nomination.

Composite photo by Dave Lucas/WAMC

Voters in the Albany area will decide a variety of city and county races Tuesday. 

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

With a resounding victory in the Democratic primary, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is highly likely to earn a second term. But  it appears several new faces could be joining Albany’s Common Council.