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Meals for students during school closure Posted March 15, 2020 The City School District of Albany will provide “grab and go” meals to students during the two-week school closure in response to the spread of COVID-19.  Beginning Monday, the following six buildings will be open daily from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., throughout the school closure: Albany High School (Washington Avenue entrance), 700 Washington Ave.Albany School of Humanities (ASH), 108 Whitehall RoadArbor Hill Elementary School, 1 Arbor DriveGiffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl St.Tony Clement Center for Education, 395 Elk St.William S. Hackett Middle School, 45 Delaware Ave. Lunch for the current day and breakfast for the following day will be available to district students at these locations each weekday through Friday, March 27. All schools are scheduled to reopen Monday, March 30. Please look for a representative or sign indicating where meals can be picked up at the above locations. Students will need to provide…

South End Neighborhood Association Meeting

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COVID-19 Test Sites and Food Drop

Three walk-up COVID-19 test sites in Albany’s South End, Arbor Hill, and West End neighborhoods. Walk-up sites will be available at the following times and locations: Thursday, April 16: Capital South Campus Center (20 Warren Street) from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 17: Whitney Young Health Center (920 Lark Drive) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 17: Bleecker Terrace Apartments (North Manning Boulevard) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All sites will be available on a walk-up basis, however an appointment is required.  To make an appointment, please call (518) 465-4771.

Educational resources Weather.gov

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Educational resourcesWeather.gov > Educational resources Need help while kids are at home with you? Check out our lessons, games, and videos to keep them engaged in science. Click on the link or thumbnail below to get things started. Note: These activities can be completed at home, but please be sure to follow the latest social-distancing and other health safety guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and your local health authorities. Quick links:National Weather Service (NWS) EducationJetStream - NWS Online School for WeatherNOAA Wise Cloud ChartNWS Seasonal Safety CampaignsFaces of the NWSWeather Safety Materials for Individuals with Intellectual DisabilitiesCitizen ScienceNWS Social MediaNOAA Education Resource CollectionsNOAA Data in the ClassroomNOAA’s Science on a SphereNOAA SciJinksSevere Weather 101COMET MetEdTeaching ClimateThe Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) ProgramNOAA GamesNational Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL…

Meals for Students during School Closure

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Meals for students during school closureThe City School District of Albany will provide “grab and go” meals to students during the two-week school closure in response to the spread of COVID-19.  Beginning Monday, the following six buildings will be open daily from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., throughout the school closure: Albany High School (Washington Avenue entrance), 700 Washington Ave.Albany School of Humanities (ASH), 108 Whitehall RoadArbor Hill Elementary School, 1 Arbor DriveGiffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl St.Tony Clement Center for Education, 395 Elk St.William S. Hackett Middle School, 45 Delaware Ave.Lunch for the current day and breakfast for the following day will be available to district students at these locations each weekday through Friday, March 27. All schools are scheduled to reopen Monday, March 30. Please look for a representative or sign indicating where meals can be picked up at the above locations. Students will need to provide their lunch/student ID …

Message from Mayor Sheehan

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Message from Mayor Sheehan Re: COVID-19 Dear Friends and Neighbors:

Our office has received many calls from residents who are concerned about the coronavirus. Since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in New York State, I have been in close contact with State and County health officials to monitor the spread of the virus and recommended prevention protocols. I participate in a daily update with other elected officials from around the region. Our first responders also participate in regular updates from federal, state and county health and public safety agencies. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the New York State Department of Health and the Albany County Department of Health for the most recent guidelines regarding COVID-19 precautions and symptoms. At this time, there are no reported cases of coronavirus in Albany County. Based on current CDC recommendations, the City of Albany has not revoked the permit issued to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee for t…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resources March 11 Update
The COVID-19 Closure Plan and Continuation of Service Plan were devised by APL's executive team based on the best available information about the virus, its spread, and prevention measures; consultation with local municipal and health officials; and outbreak prevention and containment best practices employed by large public institutions. 
The coronavirus outbreak is a rapidly changing situation. Staff and the public will be informed regularly with updates on how the library is handling the situation and when any parts of the closure or continuation of service plans are activated.

We will only implement these plans if deemed necessary. Closure Plan The library's executive team has determined the following Closure Plan is the best course of action in the event all branches must close due to the  COVID-19 outbreak. This plan was approved unanimously by the APL Board of Trustees on March 10, 2020. All decisions will …

HighTech training lab lanched at Capital South Campus Center

A high-tech training lab, launched in early March at the Capital South Campus Center in Albany, and a new telecommunications and networking cabling program are expanding the opportunities available to young people and adult learners interested in careers in the booming tech industry. “This partnership with Aspire Technology Partners is the most recent example of our ongoing effort to offer diverse education and training options that prepare people throughout the region to meet the workforce needs of today and tomorrow,” said Capital Region BOCES Senior Executive Officer Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D.  “This is great news for the City of Albany and for the entire Capital Region,” added Albany City Mayor Kathy Sheehan. “One of the greatest challenges we face is a shrinking work force. As we think about how we’re going to build the jobs of the future — the jobs that our employers are planning for — we have to ensure we are working alongside those employers to train a workforce that is ready t…

Make Federal Funds Work in Your Neighborhood

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South End Neighborhood Meeting

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South End Neighborhood Association Meeting 
Tuesday, January  28, 2020 at 6 PM 
At the John A. Howe Library  105 Schuyler St, Albany NY 12202 Large Meeting Room (Use the Broad Street Entrance)
Agenda
6:00 - 6:15 Announcements  Community Concerns Updates
6:15 - 6:30 Albany Police Athletic League
Executive Director Sergeant (Retired) Lenny Ricchuiti

6:40 - 7:40
Department of Building and Regulatory Compliance
Director Rick LaJoy
Cities for Responsible Investment and Strategic Enforcement (Cities RISE) program, which aims to creatively address blighted, vacant or poorly maintained properties through the use of housing and community data from state agencies.  Albany will receive $1 million to implement code enforcement programs with an emphasis on making code enforcement more “effective, efficient and equitable.”