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 Albany, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Albany is the capital of the state of New York in the United States of America.
The City of Albany lies 145 miles (233 km) north of and slightly east of New York City, and slightly to the south of the juncture of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers.
Albany native Philip Livingston was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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 Encyclopedia article: Albany County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Albany is also the county seat (The town or city that is the seat of government for a county) of Albany County.
Then, on March 12, 1772, Albany County was divided into the counties of Albany, Tryon (now Montgomery (The state capital of Alabama on the Mobile River)), and Charlotte (now Washington (A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific)).
The terrain of the county ranges from flat near the Hudson and Mohawks to high and hilly to the southwest, where the Catskills (A range of the Appalachians west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas) begin.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/al/albany_county,_new_york.htm   (981 words)

 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
The Districts of Albany County, New York, 1772-1784
The Districts of Albany County, New York, 1772
The Districts of Albany County, New York, 1784
www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org /modules.php?name=Sections&op=viewarticle&artid=72   (733 words)

 Alphabetical List of Women's History Records held by the New York State Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lists of New York State women who were discharged or deceased at the close of World War I. The records list the duty to which each woman was assigned, the country of assignment, dates of service and home address.
Letter of Eunice Ford of Elmira, Chemung County, New York, to her elderly brother, expressing sympathy on his grave illness, and stating her "pleasing anticipation that we shall soon meet on the other side of the Jordan".
Of particular interest is a lengthy letter to the [?] County Superintendent of schools, in which Willard relates in detail her vision of the ideal educational plan for common schools, and advocates the use of women to serve under the Superintendent or on committees that oversee the schools.
www.nysl.nysed.gov /msscfa/women.htm   (13375 words)

 Encyclopedia: Albany County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A county seat is an administrative centre for a county.
The name Albany is an ancient and literary name for Scotland, north of the Firth of Forth (east) and Firth of Clyde (west).
In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital —; although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Albany-County,-New-York   (686 words)

 AllRefer.com - Albany, New York (NY) (Albany County) - (city) - Facts and Information
N.Y. state and of Albany co., E N.Y., on the W bank of the Hudson; 42°40'N 73°47'W. A deepwater port of entry, it handles much shipping, has major oil storage facilities, and is a transshipment point for turbines and generators.
Albany was long important as a fur-trading center and was involved in the Fr.
Albany's trade grew with the development of the state, particularly after the opening of the Champlain and Erie canals in the 1820s.
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 1714 census of Albany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With somewhat more than 30,000 settlers spread out across huge New York colony at the end of Queen Anne's War, getting an accurate count figured to be a daunting task.
Throwing up his hands to his superiors in London, Robert Hunter was not the first New York leader to despair of being able to satify a constant demand from the British ministry to know the size and character of the colony's population.
Albany sheriff Thomas Williams was empowered to scour the county and was charged with making an accurate and detailed list.
www.nysm.nysed.gov /albany/census1714.html   (326 words)

 Albany Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Albany County, New York
The city of Albany, founded in 1609, is the “oldest continuing settlement” in the U.S. As the state capital, Albany has a multitude of fantastic attractions.
Albany also boasts fine examples of architecture and historic buildings, such as the Ten Broeck Mansion and the Kenmore Hotel, which is rumored to be the site of the murder of notorious gangster Legs Diamond.
Surveys conducted in the state have revealed that Albany “continues to display the highest consumer confidence in New York State.” The city is also home to award-winning schools and students who consistently score outstandingly on state assessments.
www.albany-homes-for-sale.com   (743 words)

She was born March 24, 1797, probably in Albany County, New York, and died January 27, 1844, again probably in Albany County, New York.
The records of the New Scotland Presbyterian Church report that William, son of Samuel Murphy and Harriet Martin, was born December 8, 1820 and baptized (apparently by Rev. Thomas Holiday) on January 14th, 1821.
She was born September 3, 1859, in Colchester, New York, and died September 24, 1941 in Delhi, New York.
www.michaelrmurphy.com /Murphy.htm   (5114 words)

 Albany County, New York Genealogical Records Information
This was the first permanent settlement in Albany County, and all this had come about two years before the West India Company bought the Island of Manhattan from the Indians.
On November 1, 1683, when the State of New York was divided into ten counties, Albany was erected as one of them with an exceedingly large territory.
The region which makes up the County is not notable for its scenery, minerals, or fertility of soil, although in variety and completeness, it is probably the equal of all but one or two of the New York counties.
www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com /ny_county/alb.htm   (1367 words)

 AllRefer.com - Albany County , New York (NY) - (county) - Facts and Information
Albany; 42°36'N 73°58'W. Bounded on E by the Hudson and partly on N by Mohawk R. and the N.Y. State Barge Canal.
Formed 1683; named in honor of James Stuart, Duke of York and Albany.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
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 Albany County New York
The New Netherland Project was established under the sponsorship of the New York State Library and the Holland Society of New York.
Its primary objective is to complete the transcription, translation, and publication of all Dutch documents in New York repositories relating to the seventeenth - century colony of New Netherland.
There is no specific County Library, but The Upper Hudson Library System (UHLS) maintains a page with information about most if not all of the libraries in Albany County.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ny/county/albany1/towns/albanyco.html   (421 words)

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the John Mauro Company, of Rowe Road, Feura Bush, New York, and proposed penalties of $78,000 against the firm for three alleged repeat violations and nine alleged serious violations of OSHA standards.
The employer was previously cited for these conditions in March, 1999, in Saratoga Springs, New York, and May, 1999, in Amsterdam, New York.
The investigation was conducted by OSHA's Albany area office, located at 401 New Karner Road, Suite 300, Albany, New York, telephone (518) 464-6742.
www.osha.gov /pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=347   (502 words)

 Who Was ELIAKIM BEACH Of Albany County
All of this suggests that Eliakim of Albany County was probably born c.
This man is obviously too young to be Eliakim of Albany County, although he is the right age to be one of his sons.
Second, a Laura Beach, age 43, born in New York, is shown living at Greenville Township, Greene County, in the household of Japhet Collins, age 83, born in Connecticut.
members.aol.com /eugeneb/eliakim.htm   (1794 words)

 Schenectady County, New York History and Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Schenectady County was formed from Albany County on March 7, 1809.
Schenectady was known as the "city that lights and hauls the world" because of its prominent place in the locomotive manufacturing industry and the presence of the headquarters of the General Electric Company.
The Schenectady County Public Library is located at the corner of Liberty and Clinton Streets, across a corner from the Efner History Research Library at City Hall and down the street from Union College.
www.schenectadyhistory.org   (751 words)

 2004 - 03/29/2004 - Workplace Safety & Health Alliance with OSHA, Albany County and New York Department of Labor Aims ...
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Improving workplace safety and health for employees of women- and minority-owned construction companies is the goal of a new alliance among the Albany area office of the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Albany County, and the New York State Department of Labor's On-Site Consultation Program (NY Consultation).
OSHA health and safety alliances are part of Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao's ongoing efforts to improve the health and safety of workers through cooperative partnerships.
The information in this news release will be made available in alternate format upon request (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc) from the COAST office.
www.osha.gov /pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=10754   (368 words)

 New York Counties Gateway to Indexes
Albany - 1 Nov 1683 from Colonial lands.
Montgomery - 2 Mar 1772 from Albany as Tryon County and renamed 1784.
Many early wills were filed in New York County and appeared to have been filed in Essex County New Jersey when it was Colony of East Jersey.
www.sampubco.com /wills/ny/newyork.htm   (593 words)

 Albany County New York Republican Committee Albany NY GOP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Albany County New York Republican Committee Albany NY GOP
The Albany County Republican Committee supports all Republican candidates and elected officials at all levels of government in their campaign efforts.
Our web site is designed to inform you of all Republican activities within Albany County, our mission and our goals, candidate updates, links to national and local partisan and non-partisan organizations, information on our elected and party officials and information on how to contact us.
www.albanygop.org   (226 words)

 Albany County NY Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The English took over the region in 1664 and the county of Albany was established in 1683.
It is the parent county for many counties and once covered most of the state.
Neighboring Albany County are the counties of Schoharie (to the west), Schenectady (to the northwest), Saratoga (to the northeast), Rensselaer (to the east, across the Hudson River), and Greene (to the south).
www.rootsweb.com /~nyalbany   (262 words)

This project is an evaluation of the New York State collocation model, a state policy initiative designed to address parental substance abuse problems among families in the child welfare system.
In October 2004, Albany County joined over 100 SAMHSA-funded communities across the nation engaged in developing systems of care to deliver coordinated mental health services for children and adolescents with a serious emotional disturbance and their families.
Within Albany County, there are approximately 2,500 children in subsidized care on a monthly basis.
www.albany.edu /chsr/Projects.htm   (1661 words)

 Albany County Democrats
I believe my charge as leader of the Albany County Democratic Committee to be two-fold, 1) Find out why our constituents are not coming out to the polls and 2) Educate our constituents to the importance of participating in the political process.
Consistent with the aforementioned philosophy the foundation of the Albany County Democratic Committee was built by dreamers who had a vision that would allow the voices and concerns of working families, those hard working citizens and neighbors to be heard.
I vow that during my tenure as Chair of the Albany County Democratic Committee I will keep the principles on which my predecessors built this organization at the forefront of every decision I make on behalf of our party.
www.albanycountydemocrats.org   (263 words)

 Welcome to AlbanyCounty.com: The Official Government Website of Albany County (NY)
Albany County Executive Mike Breslin released a $456 million spending plan on October 6 that does not rely on the use of either budget reserves or an increase in the property tax levy.
Albany County has begun recruiting and referring volunteers; providing support and coordination of volunteer programs in Albany County government departments; working with non-profit organizations and public educational institutions to strengthen community based volunteer programs; and recognizing and encouraging volunteerism among Albany County Residents.
Also learn about other job openings, volunteer opportunities both within Albany County government and out in the community, and support services for the under-employed and for senior citizens looking to make a career change or enter the work force for the first time.
www.albanycounty.com   (725 words)

 Town of New Scotland
Years ago, you might have referred to New Scotland as the best kept secret of Albany County.
The villages and hamlets of the town (Clarksville, Feura Bush, New Salem, New Scotland, Onesquethaw, Unionville and Voorheesville) have almost 10,000 residents who consider themselves fortunate to live here and strive to preserve this beautiful region.
As we proceed into the 21st Century, New Scotland residents will continue to make a difference through their volunteer efforts and desire to enrich their community along with 50 members of the Town Team who are working to make this vision a reality.
www.townofnewscotland.com   (212 words)

 Welcome to Albany, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mayor Gerald D. Jennings welcomes you to Albany, New York, the beautiful Capital City of the Empire State.
One of Albany's oldest and most highly anticipated events is the annual Tulip Festival set in Albany's beautiful historic Washington Park.
Albany's Palace Theatre, a place to visit where the entertainment is different everyday.
www.albanyny.org   (372 words)

 Welcome to Alban.y., NY
Albany is firmly rooted in its history and moving toward the future.
Explore this web site, then come and experience it for yourself - the history, heritage and hospitality that has been attracting visitors to Albany for hundreds of years.
For almost three centuries, Albany has been hosting meetings that shaped the nation and continue to mold its future.
www.albany.org   (91 words)

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