Albany County is looking for answers from the Tennessee Gas Pipeline and its parent company, Kinder Morgan. Both the county legislature and New Scotland Town Board  have passed resolutions calling for information sessions.

ALBANY COUNTY — Last Thursday morning was cold. Snow clung to the tall chain-link fence surrounding Albany County’s jail, and the curls of razor wire on top were frosted.

Two female inmates — jackets over their yellow jumpsuits — walked together around a path in a foot of snow in the exercise yard.

Concerned about the cost of identifying outlawed chemicals, the county executive will set a public hearing before he decides if he will sign a bill banning sale of toxic toys in Albany County.

Those responsible for websites for Albany County, the town of Guilderland, and Guilderland schools found both fault and value in this fall's statewide survey by an Albany think tank.

Was it Thanksgiving or Christmas? Last Wednesday, just before families and friends gather to feast, up to a foot of snow fell on the region, causing many to change their travel plans — either leaving earlier for far-flung destinations or simply staying at home to enjoy the peace and beauty of a newly white world.

VOORHEESVILLE, NEW YORK — A dozen or so low-income homeowners in Albany County may soon have repairs made to their single-family homes. The Albany County Rural Housing Alliance Inc. last week received approval for $300,000 in grant funds.