Albany residents meet to discuss controversial budget

The gears are in motion to figure out a spending plan for Albany. Far and away the most emotional and controversial issue connected with Mayor Kathy Sheehan's 2015 budget blueprint is her proposal to remove Ladder Truck #1 from service at the South End Firehouse.

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The new Rensselaer wharf
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Waste Watchers

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    NewsChannel 13 has received a long-awaited response from the Department Of Corrections and Community Supervision. It's regarding taxpayer money spent to pay employees long after the inmates were gone from Mount McGregor State Prison.

NewsChannel 13 In-Depth

  • Prison horse program changes lives

    Prison officials marked a major anniversary at Wallkill Correctional Facility on Thursday. For 30 years they've been rescuing thoroughbred horses and helping inmates develop better attitudes with a unique horse therapy program. NewsChannel 13 went back to Wallkill to check on an inmate we've been following through the program.


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