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Capital District and Colonie Information


The 2000 edition of the Community Contacts Directory is now available. The directory includes contact information for various organizations in the Town of Colonie and throughout the Capital District.

Capital District Information

Albany-Colonie Chamber of Commerce –Provides information about the Chamber, membership benefits, economic development in the Capital District, and links to member home pages and the on-line version Visions, the chamber monthly magazine.

Albany Guide -An on-line guide to the Capital District including a chat room, bulletin boards, calendar of events, a monthly feature article on nearly every facet of life in the Capital District.

Ashford Glen Preserve - - The Ashford Glen Preserve is an 11.5 acre woodland traversed by a stream which flows into the Mohawk River, a half-mile away to the north. It is accessible from Vly Road, which crosses Route 7 near the Albany/Schenectady county line.

Capital District Regional Planning Commission Home Page - Lots of local, state and national statistics from taxable sales to unemployment rates. Particularly useful for researching the economic condition of our area. Terrific list of links to other Capital Region-related Web sites.

Capital Region Libraries on the Internet - List with hypertext links to libraries in the region with an Internet presence.

City of Albany Web Site -
Features hotel and restaurant listings, information on historic landmarks and cultural attractions, and links to city departments and events.

County of Albany - - Links to the latest county news and various county departments as well as contact information.

INTELLiCast: Albany Weather - Up to the minute weather and skiing conditions worldwide along with answers to most frequently asked questions. This link brings up the Albany page first.

Latham Area Chamber of Commerce The chamber's web site provides inforamtion on upcoming programs and a way to search for members.

National Weather Service for Albany NY - the current weather report, forecasts, climate data and general weather information for Albany New York. Also includes links for Schenectady and Troy weather.

New York State Library Home Page -Includes information about the library, publications produced by the library and services provided by the library.

New York State Library Catalog - It contains records for over 1.4 million items in the New York State Library and the New York State Archives and Records Administration. Also available is The New York State Library gopher and the New York State Library FTP Archive which offers FTP access to a number of informational files and publications. All are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Web-based version of the catalog-

New York State's Capital District, USA - Hypertext links to Web sites related to Capital District , from current events to historical background.

Capital District of New York! - More links to Capital District Information maintained and organized by Yahoo!

Welcome to New York -Official New York State government Web site. Offers access to the Governor’s budget and speeches, "I Love New York" tourism info, and state education and economic development projects.

Colonie Information
Town of Colonie's Home Page Information about the Town of Colonie and the Town departments.
William K. Sanford Town Library Info http;// the library’s web page providing information about programs from adults and youth, a virtual reference desk, and information about getting a card at the library.

Last updated 6/11/02