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Albany County has launched a free app to prevent suicide; HOPE (Help, Options, Prevention and Education) offers information and resources for people who are in crisis or who know someone in crisis.

VOORHEESVILLE — Eight slots are still available, through New York State Homes and Community Renewal, to assist first-time homebuyers with mortgage down payment and closing costs, according to the Albany County Rural Housing Alliance Inc.

GUILDERLAND — Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union is the first tenant of the newly renovated Executive Park Tower at Stuyvesant Plaza, a commercial building with 170,000 square feet of office space on 12 acres with on-site parking for over 1,000 cars.

GUILDERLAND — Crossgates Mall and To Life! will hold a breast cancer fashion show on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the lower level in front of Macy’s.

The Survivor’s Shine Fashion Show will feature 19 breast-cancer survivors walking down the runway in Macy’s and The Walking Company attire.

The public got a look at how to preempt risk, with simulated impairment goggles and talks with safety experts at the Traffic Safety Awareness event at Crossgates Mall in Guilderland last weekend.

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