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Gene Loparco of the Please Remember Me project
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If you’ve traveled along Route 9 in Latham and Loudonville over the past several summers, you may have noticed a stretch of American flags flying on utility poles. While many communities display the red, white and blue along their main thoroughfares, these flags represent something more for the Capital Region. 


The 2018 Purple Heart Truck Run is making a stop Saturday in western Massachusetts.

Veterans Transition Conference Being Held In Colonie

Oct 24, 2016
The symbol for the Veterans in Economic Transition Conference
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A two day-conference is under way today at the Desmond Hotel in the Albany County town of Colonie to provide advice and inspiration to military vets looking to start a business, or for those already in business for themselves. The Veterans in Economic Transition Conference, which brings together the private and public sectors and not-for-profits is sponsored by the law firm Tully Rinckey. WAMC spoke with Mario Cometti, a partner in the firm.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Escorted by motorcycle riders with the Patriot Guard, the remains of a WWII marine killed in the Pacific more than 70 years ago finally arrived home Friday.