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10/28/2014 - JIMINO YOUTH SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON PROVIDING YEAR ROUND PREVENTIVE MEASURES
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino announced the details for the upcoming fall Youth Summit Conference hosted at

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10/24/2014 - Rensselaer County Obtains Judgments Against Public Assistance Cheats
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the County’s success in obtaining civil judgments in two cases w

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10/22/2014 - COUNTY AND UNITED PROFESSIONAL AND SERVICE UNION (UPSEU) CONTRACT APPROVED BY MEMBERSHIP
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the tentative agreement between the County and the largest bargaining unit repr

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10/3/2014 - JIMINO TO PARTICIPATE IN RENSSELAER COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES MEMORIAL CEREMONY
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino will join with community leaders and other locally elected officials at a memorial service to hon

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9/24/2014 - Jimino Authorized Statement regarding the passing of the County's Former Public Defender Jerome Frost:
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 Frost was a brilliant attorney who as the County’s Public Defender ensured that everyone in Rensselaer County charged with a serious criminal

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9/5/2014 - COUNTY HONORS ALAN MOORE, WWII ARMY VETERAN
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TROY – The late Alan R. Moore, a native of Walloomsac and World War II Veteran of the United States Army who at one stage during his service in German

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8/22/2014 - Rensselaer County Celebrates 40 Years as Summer Food Program Sponsor
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Troy-This summer marks the 40th year that the County has served as a Summer Food Sponsor operating meal sites under the Federal Summer Food

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8/22/2014 - Rensselaer County Celebrates 40 Years as Summer Food Program Sponsor
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Troy-This summer marks the 40th year that the County has served as a Summer Food Sponsor operating meal sites under the Federal Summer Food

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8/14/2014 - Jimino: Information and County Services Available at Schaghticoke Fair
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino and representatives of County Departments will be on hand at the Schaghticoke Fair to both offer

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7/11/2014 - COUNTY HONORS LOUIS G. SCHNEIDER, WWII ARMY VETERAN
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TROY – The late Louis G. Schneider, a native of the City of Troy who served nearly half his three-year attachment with the United States Army in the E

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6/6/2014 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF PETER K. GOEBEL AS THE COUNTY’S DIRECTOR OF VETERANS SERVICES
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has appointed Peter K. Goebel as the Director of the County’s Veterans Services Agency.  Mr.

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6/6/2014 - COUNTY HONORS CHARLES C. PRATT, JR., UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, RETIRED
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TROY – The late Charles C. Pratt, Jr., who retired from the United States Air Force with 23 years’ honorable service spanning the Korean and Vietnam W

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5/21/2014 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES 2013 COUNTY AUDIT RESULTS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino recently reported the results of the County’s 2013 independent audit conducted

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4/30/2014 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES ALCOHOL AWARENESS SCHOOL PROM TOUR
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Troy - Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino today announced this year’s series of Prom Presentations. The alcohol awareness presentat

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4/24/2014 - Jimino Reports on County’s Bond Rating Increase By Standard and Poor’s
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Troy - Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino reports that Standard and Poor’s has raised the County’s bond rating to AA by stating,

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4/24/2014 - JIMINO: COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION COLLECTION PROGRAM
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the County, in conjunction with its Underage Drinking Coalition and part

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1/9/2014 - JIMINO: COUNTY SEES INCREASE IN NEW YEAR’S EVE SAFE RIDES HOME
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino released the results of the County’s New Year’s Eve Safe Ride Home initiative. Jimino said

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1/9/2014 - JIMINO: COUNTY SEES INCREASE IN NEW YEAR’S EVE SAFE RIDES HOME

Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino released the results of the County’s New Year’s Eve Safe Ride Home initiative. Jimino said that during the program’s three hour operati

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1/2/2014 - Jimino Urges Residents To Take Precautions in Light of Extremely Cold Weather
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino is urging residents to take precautions due to the frigid temperatures that will impact the area.

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1/2/2014 - COUNTY HONORS CHARLES F. O’CONNOR, US MARINE CORP RETIRED, KOREA, VIETNAM WAR VETERAN
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TROY – The late Charles F. O’Connor, who retired from the United States Marine Corp following a 20-year career spanning between th

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12/31/2013 - Rensselaer County Department of Social Services Transitioning to New Location At Flanagan Square Building
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Troy-The Rensselaer County Department of Social Services (DSS) staff currently working at the Raddock Building located at 1801 6th Ave in T

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12/30/2013 - RENSSELAER COUNTY TO OPERATE SAFE RIDE PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATIONS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging residents to plan their New Year celebrations wisely and choose not to drive drunk. 

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12/11/2013 - JIMINO: RENSSELAER COUNTY OFFERS PET VACCINATION CLINICS
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the 2014 schedule of the County’s Rabies Vaccination Clinics.

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11/26/2013 - Executive and Legislative Majority Team Up to Reduce County Budget by $100,000
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino and the Majority members of the Rensselaer County Legislature have agreed to changes in the 2014 C

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11/13/2013 - Jimino Announces County Coats for Kids Program
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the results of this year’s Coats for Kids program that will distribute 741 new coa

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11/10/2013 - LOCAL OFFICIALS PAY TRIBUTE TO DISTINGUISHED VETERANS
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino was joined by other county as well as state and federal officials at the Brunswick Elks located

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11/1/2013 - RENSSELAER COUNTY HOSTS ANNUAL VETERANS BREAKFAST AND MEDAL PRESENTATION CEREMONY

Troy-County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that this year’s Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast and Meda

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10/18/2013 - JIMINO BUDGET CONTINUES TO HOLD THE LINE ON LOCALLY CONTROLLED SPENDING
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino presented her 2014 budget proposal to members of the County Legislature, count

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10/4/2013 - JIMINO TO PARTICIPATE IN RENSSELAER COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES MEMORIAL CEREMONY
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino will join with community leaders and other locally elected officials at a memorial service to hon

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10/2/2013 - Jimino: Federal Shutdown Has No Direct Immediate Impact On County Programs Or Services
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Troy- After assessing the potential impacts of the shutdown of the Federal Government Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has indicated tha

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10/2/2013 - County Health Department Warns of Tick Borne Disease: Anaplasmosis
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Troy- The Rensselaer County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to prevent exposure to tick borne diseases including Lyme, Anapl

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9/27/2013 - JIMINO: COUNTY RESIDENTS SURPASS $400,000 IN SAVINGS USING PROACT PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARD
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced that since January of 2012 residents have saved over $400,000 by using the County’s Prescript

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8/26/2013 - Jimino: Information and County Services Available at Schaghticoke Fair
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino and representatives of County Departments will be on hand at the Schaghticoke Fair to both offer

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8/21/2013 - COUNTY HONORS JAY E. ARNOLD, US AIR FORCE RETIRED, KOREA AND VIETNAM WAR ERA
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TROY – The late Jay E. Arnold, whose cumulative service in the United States Air Force, guard and reserve spanned more

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7/30/2013 - COUNTY HONORS NICHOLAS GRINALDO, WWII GUARDSMAN ATTACHED TO THE 27TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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TROY – The late Nicholas H. Grinaldo, a recipient of two Purple Heart Medals for injuries sustained during combat actions against enemy forces as a me

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12/27/2012 - RENSSELAER COUNTY TO ONCE AGAIN OPERATE SAFE RIDE PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATIONS

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging residents to plan their New Year celebrations wisely and choose not to drive drunk.

"I am hopeful that the residents of Renss

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12/5/2012 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF KATHERINE GRACE ALONGE-COONS L.C.S.W.-R. AS COUNTY’S COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has appointed Katherine Grace Alonge-Coons L.C.S.W.R. as the County’s Commissioner of Menta

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11/21/2012 - Jimino: County Undergoing Emergency Communications Review Urges residents to participate in Program Survey
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging elected officials and residents to participate in the County’s Emergency Communication

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11/17/2012 - RENSSELAER COUNTY STOP-DWI RECOGNIZES TROY OFFICER FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE
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Troy –Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino, joined by Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia, Troy Police Chief John Tedesco, Assistant Chief Georg

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11/6/2012 - County, Colleges, and Business Organizations Partner to “Walk for Hurricane Sandy Relief”
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced a partnership between the County, Hudson Valley Community College, the Sage Colleg

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11/4/2012 - LOCAL OFFICIALS PAY TRIBUTE TO DISTINGUISHED VETERANS
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino was joined by other county as well as state and federal officials at the American Legion Post in

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10/30/2012 - JIMINO COMMENDS EMERGENCY SERVICES PERSONNEL FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF RENSSELAER COUNTY
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has issued her sincere thanks and commends all of the emergency responders and local officials for

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10/29/2012 - Jimino urges residents to heed storm warnings and avoid any unnecessary travel
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging all residents to use extreme caution if they must travel during the upcoming storm.

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10/29/2012 - COUNTY HONORS THE LATE VIETNAM WAR VETERAN JAMES J. DANAHER, JR., US AIR FORCE
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TROY – The late James J. Danaher, Jr., a 1966 graduate of Troy High School who went on to serve his nation in the United States Air Force during the V

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10/19/2012 - JIMINO BUDGET CONTINUES TO CUT LOCAL COSTS WHILE MAINTAINING CORE LOCAL SERVICES
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino presented her 2013 budget proposal to members of the County Legislature, county employees, and gue

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10/17/2012 - RENSSELAER COUNTY CRACKS DOWN ON UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES
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Troy – Today Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino announced the results of the countywide retail compliance check details pertaining to the

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10/16/2012 - JIMINO: COUNTY’S SOCIAL SERVICES FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAMS WORKING
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has reported the results of the County’s most recent efforts to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in

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10/4/2012 - Rensselaer County Conducts Public Assistance Fraud Sweep
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Troy-A Public Assistance fraud sweep was carried out to arrest 13 individuals for defrauding public assistance programs administered by Rensselaer Cou

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9/26/2012 - JIMINO: COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION COLLECTION PROGRAM
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the County, in conjunction with its Underage Drinking Coalition and part

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9/25/2012 - Jimino: County Seeking To Purchase Wheel Chair Accessible Van
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Jimino has announced that the County is seeking to purchase a wheelchair accessible van from the Independent Living C

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9/24/2012 - Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino Announces Green Fair on Saturday, September 29th
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Jimino announced that the County that will partner with Troy Rehabilitation & Improvement Program Inc. (TRIP), 

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9/18/2012 - Rensselaer County Experiencing Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Outbreak
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Troy-Rensselaer County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions and remain aware of Pertussis symptoms due to its outbreak in Renssel

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9/11/2012 - COUNTY HONORS THE LATE PHILIP T. MALONEY, UNITED STATES NAVY WWII & KOREAN WAR VETERAN
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TROY – Philip T. Maloney, a United States Navy veteran who served aboard the USS Missouri during both World War II and the Korean War, was reco

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9/7/2012 - Jimino Outlines County Health Departments Recommendations to help prevent West Nile Virus Exposure
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino and the Rensselaer County Health Department have released information regarding West Nile Virus an

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8/24/2012 - Jimino: Information and County Services Available at Schaghticoke Fair
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino and representatives of County Departments will be on hand at the Schaghticoke Fair to both offer

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8/20/2012 - JIMINO: TROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB RECOGNIZED AS “BEST SUMMER FOOD SITE OF THE YEAR”
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the Troy Boys and Girls Club has been named the “Best Summer Food Site of 2012”

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7/13/2012 - Jimino Calls Upon County Legislature to Reverse their Rejection of Cost Savings Proposals at Van Rensselaer Manor
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino is calling upon the County Legislature to reverse their position and accept her proposal to subcontract

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7/6/2012 - COUNTY OFFICALS REMIND PUBLIC OF THE RISK OF THE USE OF SYNTHETIC DRUGS SUCH AS BATH SALTS & MARIJUANA
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Troy – Over the past year the New York Department of Health commissioner issued two separate orders banning the sale and distribution of danger

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7/2/2012 - Rensselaer County Releases Energy Savings Report
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino and Legislative Chairman Martin Reid have announced the first year’s results of the County’s Energy Per

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6/15/2012 - RENSSELAER COUNTY STOP-DWI UNVEILS DESIGNATED DRIVER PROGRAM
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Troy - Today Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino, Rensselaer County STOP-DWI and partners, the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce,

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6/15/2012 - COUNTY HONORS THE LATE JOHN P. MCAULIFF,WWII/KOREAN WAR VETERAN
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TROY – The late United States Army Captain John P. McAuliff, a native of Hackensack, New Jersey who at a young age relocated with his family to North

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5/18/2012 - JIMINO: DISCOUNT CARD BRINGS NEARLY $24,000 IN SAVINGS TO COUNTY RESIDENTS IN THE MONTH OF APRIL
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced the results of residents’ use of the County’s Prescription Discount Card, ProAct, for the mon

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5/16/2012 - JIMINO COMMENDS TEENS PARTICIPATING IN “PROJECT STICKER SHOCK”
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Troy - Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is commending the effort by members of the Lansingburgh High School chapter of SADD (Stud

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5/16/2012 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES 2011 COUNTY AUDIT RESULTS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino recently reported the results of the County’s 2011 independent audit conducted by Drescher and Mal

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4/30/2012 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES ALCOHOL AWARENESS SCHOOL PROM TOUR
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Troy - Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino today announced this year’s series of Prom Presentations. The alcohol awareness pr

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4/30/2012 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES ALCOHOL AWARENESS SCHOOL PROM TOUR
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Troy - Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino today announced this year’s series of Prom Presentations. The alcohol awareness pr

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4/13/2012 - JIMINO: COUNTY COMBATS SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has released the County’s plan of action to halt the sale of the potentially deadly synthe

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3/30/2012 - JIMINO: COUNTY TO HOST YOUTH SUMMIT ON UNDERAGE ALCOHOL USE
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced th

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3/22/2012 - Jimino: Department of Social Services Investigation Into Recipient Fraud Results In Arrest
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced another welfare fraud arrest following an investigation by the County’s Department

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3/21/2012 - JIMINO: FIRST FULL MONTH OF RESIDENTS USING PROACT PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARD BRINGS OVER $16,000 IN SAVINGS
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced the results of the first month of residents’ use of the County’s Prescription Discount Card,

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3/20/2012 - JIMINO RELEASES COUNTY’S MOST RECENT DWI ENFORCEMENT RESULTS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino released the results of the most recent County-Wide DWI enforcement operation which coincided with th

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3/19/2012 - JIMINO: SENATE MAJORITY’S ACCELERATION OF MEDICAID TAKEOVER A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
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Troy-Rensselaer County Kathleen M. Jimino is calling the Senate Majority’s acceleration of the State takeover of the lo

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3/7/2012 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES PERSONNEL CHANGES DUE TO RETIREMENTS OF LONG TERM DEPARTMENT HEADS JEROME FROST AND TIMOTHY HOLT
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the appointment of John Turi as the County’s Public Defender, and Charles Wojton as

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2/28/2012 - Jimino Invited by Governor to Provide Testimony to Mandate Relief Council
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Troy- At the request of Governor Cuomo Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino testified before the Mandate Relief Council on the dire impacts unfund

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2/14/2012 - JIMINO: RESIDENTS ALREADY SAVED $8000 ON PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION PURCHASES USING PROACT PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARD
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced the results of the first report from ProAct, the County’s Prescription Discount Card.  T

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2/13/2012 - County Honors Brigadier General James Joseph Kenney
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Troy-The late Brigadier General James Joseph Kenney, whose service in the United States Armed Services began during World War II and continued through

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2/8/2012 - JIMINO: VAN RENSSELAER MANOR ONCE AGAIN RECIEVES A TOP RANKING OF NURSING HOMES NATIONWIDE
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino praised the staff of the Van Rensselaer Manor for their contribution toward the County owned and

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2/7/2012 - FINAL SUSPECT IN COUNTY WELFARE FRAUD SWEEP APPREHENDED
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced the apprehension of the final suspect from last June’s Welfare Fraud Sweep.  Rachel Jenn

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2/3/2012 - Rensselaer County to present “Home Energy Workshop”
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced that the County will present a free Home Energy Workshop on Tuesday, February 7th,

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1/16/2012 - Rensselaer County Offers Free Prescription Discount Card to All County Residents
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced today a new Rensselaer County Prescription Discount Card, which will be provided free of char

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1/12/2012 - JIMINO ADDRESSES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ON
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino addressed the membership of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce during their annual

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1/12/2012 - County Honors WWII NAVY Veteran Walter Larson
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Troy- The late Walter F. Larson, who served with United States Navy Seabees 70th Battalion, Company D, 6th Platoon during the la

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1/10/2012 - COUNTY REPORTS RECENT ENFORCEMENT AND SAFE RIDE HOME RESULTS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino reported the results of the County’s recent enforcement and the Safe Ride Home operations that coi

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12/27/2011 - JIMINO: RENSSELAER COUNTY OFFERS PET VACCINATION CLINICS
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathle

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12/23/2011 - RENSSELAER COUNTY TO OPERATE SAFE RIDE PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATIONS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging residents to plan their New Year celebrations wisely and choose not to drive drunk.

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12/20/2011 - COUNTY AND UNITED PROFESSIONAL AND SERVICE UNION (UPSEU) CONTRACT APPROVED BY MEMBERSHIP
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the contract between the County and the largest bargaining unit representing Co

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12/20/2011 - COUNTY REPORTS RECENT ENFORCEMENT RESULTS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino reported the results of the County’s recent enforcement operations.   Rensselaer City Po

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12/2/2011 - COUNTY REPORTS RECENT DWI ENFORCEMENT RESULTS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino reported the results of the County’s recent enforcement operations coinciding with the Thanksgivin

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12/1/2011 - JIMINO: COUNTY LAUNCHES “STOP MANDATES NOW” WEBPAGE
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the launch of the County’s STOP MANDATES NOW webpage which can be accessed by visiti

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11/30/2011 - County Honors Korean War Purple Heart Medal winner Thomas Sharpe
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TROY - The late Thomas Sharpe, a Troy native awarded the Purple Heart Medal for his efforts as a member of Fox Company, United States Marines, on

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11/28/2011 - COUNTY AND UNITED PROFESSIONAL AND SERVICE UNION (UPSEU) LEADERSHIP AGREE TO 2 YEAR COLLECTIVE BARGINING AGREEMENT
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the County and the leadership of the largest bargaining unit representing Count

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10/20/2011 - JIMINO PROPOSES 2012 COUNTY BUDGET: RAISES TAXES 2% AND PRESERVES ALL LOCAL SERVICES UNTIL AT LEAST APRIL OF NEXT
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino presented her 2012 budget proposal to members of the County Legislature, employees, and guests in

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10/17/2011 - Rensselaer County Announces Training Course for County Emergency Response Team (CERT)
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Troy-The Rensselaer County Bureau of Public Safety will conduct an eight-week training course for community members interested in joining the Renssela

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10/13/2011 - County Honors 1st Lt. Roger Alan Fulkerson, Troy HS Class of '63, KIA Vietnam, September 25, 1968
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TROY - An accomplished scholar-athlete who graduated with honors from Troy High School, Class of 1963, and, the United States Military Academy at West

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9/29/2011 - JIMINO TO PARTICIPATE IN RENSSELAER COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES MEMORIAL CEREMONY
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Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino will join with community leaders and other locally elected officials at a memorial service to hon

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9/22/2011 - COUNTY HONORS STEPHEN A. CORINA, US ARMY, VIETNAM WAR ERA VETERAN
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TROY - The late Stephen A. Corina, who grew up in the City of Troy after relocating with his family during his youth from Dover, New Hampshire, was re

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9/16/2011 - Jimino Outlines County Health Departments Recommendations to help prevent West Nile Virus Exposure
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino and the Rensselaer County Health Department have released information regarding West Nile Virus an

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9/16/2011 - JIMINO: SAFE SENIORS TRIAD CONFERENCE ON SEPTEMBER 24TH
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the 10th annual TRIAD Conference will be on Saturday, September 24

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9/9/2011 - Rensselaer County closing down the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) effective 5:00 PM, Friday, September 9, 2011
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Troy-Rensselaer County will be shutting down its Emergency Operations Center that was opened to prepare for and respond to the emergency situations re

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8/26/2011 - RENSSELAER COUNTY URGES RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR HURRICANE IRENE
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging residents to take precautionary measures in light of the severe weather caused by Hurric

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8/19/2011 - AUTHORIZED STATEMENT OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE KATHY JIMINO
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“I am approving this local law. I am doing this in the hope that when all is said and done there will be a new ethics policy regarding

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8/12/2011 - COUNTY HONORS US ARMY WWII PRISONER OF WAR EVERETT L. EMERY

TROY - The late Everett L. Emery, a native of the City of Rensselaer who entered the United States Army on October 27, 1942 and was one of three family sons to sustain combat injuries during Worl

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7/22/2011 - JIMINO: STATE OWES RENSSELAER COUNTY NEARLY $18 MILLION

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino is calling upon the State to release the funds owed Rensselaer County.  Currently the County is due to receive nearly $18 million in reimburseme

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7/21/2011 - COUNTY AWARDED NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION GRANT

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the County has applied for and received grant funding from the National Rifle Association Foundation.  The $2,499.70 in

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7/20/2011 - JIMINO AGAIN CALLS ON STATE TO RELIEVE BURDEN ON COUNTIES TAXPAYERS FOR OPERATING EXPENSES OF THE HUDSON RIVER BLACK RIVER REGULATING DISTRICT ON THE HEELS OF THE SEVERE MISMANAGEMENT AS OUTLINED BY THE NYS INSPECTOR GENERAL
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino is calling upon the Governor and State Legislature to take immediate actions to address the severe misma

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7/19/2011 - Rensselaer County Offers Help For Seniors to Beat the Heat
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino outlined the steps the County is taking to help seniors better handle the heat wave that is expected ove

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7/19/2011 - COUNTY HONORS OCCUPATION OF CHINA, HONOR-A-DECEASED

TROY - The late Harry R. Ferguson, the long-time coordinator of Rensselaer County’s

Honor-A-Deceased Veteran Committee was recognized on Monday, July 12, 2011 by County officials, and, t

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7/7/2011 - COUNTY REPORTS FOURTH OF JULY TRAFFIC SAFETY RESULTS

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino reported the results of the County’s recent enforcement operations.  Participating agencies included the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Depar

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6/24/2011 - COUNTY HONORS TROY VIETNAM WAR PURPLE HEART MEDAL RECIPIENT GLENN ROY BRUST, LATE SCHOLASTIC STAR ATHLETE
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TROY - The late Glenn Roy Bust, a one-time multi-sport scholastic star from La Salle Institute who made the supreme sacrifice on January 30, 1968 duri

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6/23/2011 - Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino and Sheriff Jack Mahar

TROY - Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino and Sheriff Jack Mahar have partnered in an operation to stop the sale of the potentially deadly “bath salts”.  “Bath Salts” are “design

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6/22/2011 - MEDIA ALERT: CONFIRMED ANIMAL RABIES CASES
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6/2/2011 - Rensselaer County Conducts Public Assistance Fraud Sweep
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Troy-A welfare fraud sweep was carried out to arrest nine individuals for defrauding public assistance programs adminis

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5/16/2011 - COUNTY HONORS WORLD WAR II PURPLE HEART NAVY VETERAN THOMAS F. ROBERTS; SUPPORTED TROY’S HISTORIC 27TH INFANTRY DIVISION SOLDIERS
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TROY - The late Thomas F. Roberts, a 1929 graduate of La Salle Institute who went on to become manager of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company i

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5/10/2011 - JIMINO SAYS TAX CAP MUST BE COORDINATED WITH LEGISLATED MANDATE REFORM
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Troy- “A proposed state  2% cap on local property taxes might sound great, but at this point, without coordinated  firm state legislated man

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4/29/2011 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S DRINKING WATER TASTE TEST CONTEST
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TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the wi

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4/19/2011 - COUNTY HONORS COLD WAR VETERAN, EAST GREENBUSH NATIVE
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TROY - The late Wayne Bertis Hotaling, a Town of East Greenbush native who after completing his education in the East Greenbush schools enlisted in th

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4/7/2011 - 39th Annual SHARE Luncheon to Celebrate the Magic of Volunteering

 

Troy- Seniors Helping After Retirement (S.H.A.R.E.) will host its annual luncheon on April 28th, 2011 at the Troy Elks Lodge #141 which i

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4/4/2011 - JIMINO SEEKS TO ESTABLISH RESTRICTIONS ON FUNERAL PROTESTS IN RENSSELAER COUNTY
-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has submitted a local law to the County Legislature that would prevent the disruption of funeral related events.  The law aims to protect the priva
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4/4/2011 - RENSSELAER COUNTY TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE START OF THE CIVIL WAR

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging residents to pause and remember the many county residents who served in the Civil War as we commemorate the 150th Annivers

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3/28/2011 - Public Safety Emergency on Route 7 in Town of Hoosick

Troy- Route 7 in the Town of Hoosick from Babcock Lake Road to Route 22 will be closed until further notice due to an accident involving a propane tractor trailer.  The vehicle and it is bel

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3/16/2011 - COUNTY HONORS JOHN MELVIN HALL, US NAVY, SERVED ABOARD USS CONSTELLATION AND USS PITTSBURGH

TROY - The late John Melvin Hall, who served aboard the USS Constellation and the USS Pittsburgh during more than two years in the United States Navy during the second half of World

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3/11/2011 - AUTHORIZED STATEMENT FROM RENSSELAER COUNTY EXECUTIVE KATHLEEN M. JIMINO
“While modest gains in population have occurred in New York State that growth pales in comparison to that of states that place a lower tax burden on
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3/8/2011 - JIMINO: FUTURE OF STATE AND COUNTY RELIES ON MEANIGNFUL MANDATE REFORM
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Troy-During her annual State of the County Message

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3/3/2011 - JIMINO: RENSSELAER COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES ELIGIBLE FOR FEDERAL AID UNDER MAJOR FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR DECEMBER 26-27TH SNOWSTORM

Troy-Based on the initial cost assessment submitted by the County and created in conjunction with town, city and village officials Rensselaer County has been included in the Major Federal Disaste

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2/23/2011 - COUNTY HONORS SAMUEL R. DINOVA, WWII TROY’S HISTORIC RAINBOW DIVISION PURPLE HEART MEDAL RECIPIENT
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TROY - The late Samuel R. Dinova, a member of his native City of Troy’s 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry “Rainbow Division

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2/8/2011 - RENSSELAER COUNTY TO OFFER FREE FLU INOCULATION CLINIC

 

Troy-The Rensselaer County Department of Health will be hosting a free flu inoculation clinic for County residents on Saturday,

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1/26/2011 - RENSSELAER COUNTY TO OFFER FREE FLU AND PNEUMONIA CLINIC

Troy-The Rensselaer County Department of Health will be hosting a free flu and pneumonia clinic for County residents on Thursday, February 3rd, from

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1/11/2011 - Jimino Announces Human Services Innovation Project
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the County will be initiating a Human Services Innovation Project.  The pr

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1/5/2011 - Rensselaer County Creating Multi-jurisdictional Hazardous Mitigation Plan
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Troy-Rensselaer County has recently

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1/3/2011 - JIMINO: RENSSELAER COUNTY OFFERS PET VACCINATION CLINICS
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12/21/2010 - RENSSELAER COUNTY TO OPERATE SAFE RIDE PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH NEW YEARS CELEBRATIONS
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging residents to plan their New Year celebrations wisely and make the decision to not drive

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12/16/2010 - COUNTY HONORS LT. COL. GUNDERSEN, US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

TROY - The late Rolf Gundersen, whose military experience spanned four decades, beginning in 1933 and culminating in his retirement in 1973 as a Lt. Col. from the 1389th Logistical Com

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11/30/2010 - COUNTY REPORTS RECENT PRE THANKSGIVING TRAFFIC SAFETY RESULTS

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino reported the results of the County’s recent enforcement operations.  The North Greenbush Police Department and the Rensselaer County Sheri

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11/9/2010 - County Honors The Late John P. Breen, WWII US Army Purple Heart Recipient

TROY - The late John P. Breen, who engaged in combat against the enemy with the 56th Field Artillery Battalion with actions in both the Battle of Rhineland and the Battle of Central Eu

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10/27/2010 - JIMINO: COUNTY PROBATION TO IMPLEMENT MORE STRINGENT REGULATIONS ON HALLOWEEN
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the County Department of Probation will institute greater restrictions on the 8

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9/29/2010 - County Honors The Late Winston E. “Bud” Miller, WWII Veteran, US Army Air Forces

TROY - The late Winston E. “Bud” Miller, who as a B-17 radar observer bombardier participated in 30 combat missions with the 388th Bomb Group in the European Theatre of Operations duri

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9/23/2010 - JIMINO: SAFE SENIORS TRIAD CONFERENCE THIS WEEKEND

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the 9th annual Triad Conference will be held this Saturday, September 25th from

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9/23/2010 - JIMINO: PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION COLLECTION PROGRAM A SUCCESS

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the prescription medication collection program undertaken in July and August to help residents safely dispose of their unnee

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9/23/2010 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DOUGLAS E. COSEY AS THE NEW DIRECTOR OF THE COUNTY’S NURSING HOME: THE VAN RENSSELAER MANOR

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has appointed Douglas Cosey as the Director of the Van Rensselaer Manor, the county’s nursing home.  Mr. Cosey will assume the responsibil

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9/9/2010 - JIMINO TO SERVE AS MASTER OF CEREMONIES OF TROY AREA SENIOR SERVICES CENTERS ANNUAL “FALL GALA”

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino will serve as the Master of Ceremonies at the

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7/20/2010 - JIMINO: COUNTY TO SPONSOR PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION COLLECTION PROGRAM
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the County, in conjunction with Underage Drinking Coalition and participating p

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7/19/2010 - COUNTY HONORS VIETNAM WAR ARMY VETERAN NICHOLAS P. CLEMENTE

TROY - The late Nicholas P Clemente, a lifelong resident of the City of Troy who served

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6/29/2010 - JIMINO: COUNTY NURSING HOME ONE OF 17 HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN NEW YORK STATE TO RECEIVE THE IPRO QUALITY AWARD

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has commended the administration and staff of the County nursing home, the Van Rensselaer Manor, on receiving an IPRO Quality Award recognizing

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6/18/2010 - JIMINO: SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM TO CONTINUE
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that State funding has been made available allowing the County to provide a Summer Y

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6/18/2010 - COUNTY HONORS WWII ARMY AIR CORP VETERAN SEYMOUR “SY” FISCHER
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TROY - The late Seymour “Sy” Fischer, who served with the United States Army Air Corp during World War II, and, who later became an instrumental figur

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6/13/2010 - JIMINO CALLS FOR 5% REDUCTION IN DEPARTAMENTAL SPENDING

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino recently issued her 2011 Budget Call Letter requiring Executive Department Heads to submit spending plans that “reduce tax levy funding by five

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6/8/2010 - JIMINO: PROM PRESENTATIONS AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF COUNTY’S ALCOHOL AWARENESS PROGRAM
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the completion of this year’s series of Prom Presentations.  The alcohol awaren

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5/28/2010 - JIMINO: COUNTIES FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST HUDSON RIVER BLACK RIVER REGULATING DISTRICT

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced a lawsuit by Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties to contest the $4.5 million assessment the Hudson Rive

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5/27/2010 - Jimino: County to Partner with Cornell Cooperative Extension to Help Prevent Lead Exposure
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Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced a partnership between the County Health Department and Cornell Cooperative Extension

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5/18/2010 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES 2009 COUNTY AUDIT RESULTS

Troy-Rensselaer Executive Kathleen M. Jimino recently reported the results of the County’s 2009 independent audit conducted by Drescher and Malecki LLP who found no material weaknesses in interna

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5/17/2010 - JIMINO REPORTS SAVINGS STEMMING FROM EMPLOYEE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION PROGRAM

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has reported nearly $200,000 in county cost savings for calendar year 2009 from the CanPharm Benefits program allowing employee prescription pu

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5/11/2010 - COUNTY HONORS WWII ARMY VETERAN MARTIN PECHENIK

TROY - The late Martin Pechenik, a Brooklyn native who served with the United States Army during World War II, was recognized on Monday, May 10, 2010 by Rensselaer County’s Honor-A-Deceased Veter

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4/20/2010 - County to Partner with Sage Colleges to Host “Do Something Fun For Your Health Fair” at Troy Area Senior Services Center

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced that the Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences will be organizing a Community Health Fair for seniors at the

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4/13/2010 - COUNTY REPORTS RECENT DWI ENFORCEMENT RESULTS

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino reported the results of the County’s recent enforcement operations coinciding with the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday

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4/13/2010 - COUNTY HONORS DISTINGUISHED WWII ARMY VETERAN, TROY HIGH GRAD JAMES H. WILKES., JR.
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TROY - The late James H. Wilkes, Jr., who served with the United States Army in numerous campaigns and battles during World War II, and, a recipient o

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4/5/2010 - JIMINO ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S DRINKING WATER TASTE TEST CONTEST

TROY – Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the winner of this year’s Water Taste Test Contest

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1/26/2010 - JIMINO URGES VIETNAM ERA NAVY VETERANS TO REVIEW RECENT CHANGES IN VETERANS ADMINSTRATION COMPENSATION AND PENSION SERVICE BENEFITS

Troy- Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino is urging Navy Vete

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1/22/2010 - JIMINO: RENSSELAER COUNTY OFFERS PET VACCINATION CLINICS
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1/9/2010 - JIMINO OUTLINES NEW BUDGET REVIEW COMMITTEE AND CHANGES IN HER ADMINISTRATION

Troy-Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the creation of a Budget Review Committee as well as changes in her administration as she begins her third term as Rensselaer Cou

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