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  • After informal July 4 fireworks, Albany crews clean up debris

    After informal July 4 fireworks, Albany crews clean up debris Albany workers spent Sunday clearing debris from the impromptu, hours-long July 4 fireworks that exploded around the city Saturday night. Source: Times Unition After informal July 4 fireworks, Albany crews clean up debris

  • New Jersey 19-year-old drowns in Lake George

    New Jersey 19-year-old drowns in Lake George LAKE GEORGE — A 19-year-old from Vernon, N.J. died Monday after being found unresponsive off Shepard’s Park Beach in the village on July 4th. Source: Times Unition New Jersey 19-year-old drowns in Lake George

  • Lawyer: Remains of missing Texas soldier identified

    Lawyer: Remains of missing Texas soldier identified DALLAS (AP) — A family lawyer says Army investigators have identified the body of a soldier who vanished more than two months ago from a base in Texas. Attorney Natalie Khawam says remains found Tuesday buried near Fort Hood belong to Spc.…

  • Police: Men yelled racial slurs at Black family in Oregon

    Police: Men yelled racial slurs at Black family in Oregon LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Seven men were arrested after police say they taunted a Black family by yelling racial slurs and using Nazi salutes during a Fourth of July incident in an Oregon beach town. Police say the…

  • Oregon protesters clash with police, throw fireworks

    Oregon protesters clash with police, throw fireworks PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say 21 people were arrested or detained early Sunday after throwing fireworks and mortars as they clashed with police during the latest rally decrying police brutality. Police said in a news release that officers used tear gas…

  • Edwin Sperber, a 'force' in business and philanthropy, dies at 98

    Edwin Sperber, a 'force' in business and philanthropy, dies at 98 Edwin H. Sperber, the ubiquitous Albany business presence behind Huck Finn’s Warehouse and other ventures, was also a quietly effective philanthropist who advocated for kidney donations after giving one of his own to his daughter. He was, in…

  • Woman who made racist remarks in video faces separate charge

    Woman who made racist remarks in video faces separate charge LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman whose racist, anti-Asian tirades were caught on video last month is facing a warrant for her arrest in connection with a separate confrontation last year. The Los Angeles Times reported the Torrance city…

  • Jack Garner (1945-2020): Beloved film critic through the years

    Jack Garner (1945-2020): Beloved film critic through the years Jack Garner was a larger than life personality and Gannett News Service’s chief film critic. He died on July 5, 2020 at age 75.         Source: Rochester New York Latest News Jack Garner (1945-2020): Beloved film critic through the years