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Catherine Street shooting now being investigated as homicide

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — A Sunday evening shooting on Catherine Street in the city of Albany is now being investigated as a homicide. The 19-year-old victim, now identified as Jordan Latimer, has died from his injuries. A 22-year-old victim of that same shooting remains at Albany Med Monday night, where...
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Albany, NYTimes Union

19-year-old, 22-year-old shot in Albany

ALBANY — Police said a 19-year-old and 22-year-old are being treated for gunshot wounds at Albany Medical Center Hospital Sunday. Police said they received reports of shots fired at 4:10 p.m. Sunday in the area of Catherine and Elizabeth streets. Shortly after that, Albany Med notified police that the men both walked into the emergency room with gunshot wounds to their torsos. Police did not provide their conditions.
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Albany, NYNEWS10 ABC

Albany Police Department: Sunday afternoon shooting on Catherine Street

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)-The Albany Police Department (APD) said it is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday afternoon on Catherine Street. APD said they responded to the report of shots fired at approximately 4:10 p.m. They said they found evidence consistent with gunshots and began conducting an investigation. Shortly after the...
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Albany, NYbeckershospitalreview.com

Nurses reach 1st contract with Albany Med

Nurses at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center Hospital have reached their first contract with the New York State Nurses Association, according to hospital and union statements. Nurses approved the agreement after three years of negotiations and a strike in December over working conditions. Voting was verified July 1. "I'm feeling elated....
Albany, NYWRGB

Hospitals considering vaccination mandate for employees

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) — Local hospitals are also looking into whether they’ll require employees to get vaccinated. Several hospitals are looking into it, and St. Peter’s Health Partners recently required that all of their employees get vaccinated. Here’s what local hospitals are telling us: Ellis Hospital is still looking into...
Albany, NYNEWS10 ABC

1 killed, 1 critically injured in Catherine Street shooting

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — One man has died and another remains hospitalized after a Sunday afternoon shooting in Albany. Two handguns were also recovered during the investigation. Around 4:10 p.m. on Sunday, August 1, police were called to the area of Catherine and Elizabeth Streets for reports of shots fired....
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Officials urge vaccinations despite emergency authorization

CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. (NEWS10) – For many, the big question is when will the Food and Drug Administration grant full approval to a vaccine? FDA officials say they’re working as fast as they can, however, approval could be held up until January 2022. Local health experts say full approval will...
Albany, NYSaratogian

Albany Med Health System applies artificial intelligence to enhance stroke care

ALBANY, N.Y. — New, cutting-edge software will allow the Albany Med Health System to streamline stroke care across viz stroke software its four hospitals. The System will be the first in northeast New York to apply the Viz.ai computer-aided triage system, which is approved by the FDA, to help facilitate early access to the most advanced stroke care for patients at Albany Medical Center Hospital, Columbia Memorial Health (CMH), Glens Falls Hospital and Saratoga Hospital.
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Doctors help create a ‘little miracle’

“Our little miracle,” is how Jackie Neumeister of Ravena describes her daughter, Abby. And indeed she is. Before she was born, Abby was diagnosed with myelomeningocele, a severe type of spina bifida in which the baby’s spinal cord does not form normally. At the time, Jackie was told that Abby wouldn’t be functional and wouldn’t be able to walk on her own.
Albany, NYTroy Record

Hospital General Director Venditti to retire from Albany Med

ALBANY, N.Y —Albany Med Executive Vice President and Hospital General Director Ferdinand J. Venditti, M.D., will retire in February 2022. Albany Med President and CEO Dennis P. McKenna, M.D. announced recently. A national search for his successor will soon begin. As hospital general director, Dr. Venditti has overseen medical and...
Saratoga Springs, NYTimes Union

Your Best Shot: Local kudos

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation has awarded Brunswick Central School District school bus driver William Burns with its annual School Bus Driver of the Year Award for 2021. Burns, who was presented with the award during the association's annual conference and trade show at the Saratoga Springs City Center on July 13, is credited with preventing a student from being seriously hurt, or killed, by a car that had illegally passed his stopped school bus at a high rate of speed, the association said. Burns was able to quickly reach out and grab the student as he was leaving the bus to prevent him from being struck.
Albany, NYhudsonvalley360.com

Dunkin’ donates more than $32,000 to Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital

ALBANY — Dunkin’ announced the results of its recent Iced Coffee Day campaign with a donation of $32,625 to the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Med. The donation is the result of the Dunkin’ Iced Coffee Day fundraising campaign, which took place on May 26. During the one-day charitable event, participating Dunkin’ franchisees in the Capital Region donated one dollar for every Iced Coffee sold to the children’s hospital.
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Dr. Ferdinand Venditti to retire after 22 years at Albany Med

Albany (N.Y.) Med Executive Vice President and hospital General Director Ferdinand Venditti, MD, is retiring, health system officials said July 26. Dr. Venditti will retire in February. His successor has not been named. "Albany Med, and our region, are better because of Fred's leadership," Albany Med President and CEO Dennis...
Albany, NYDaily Gazette

Venditti to retire after leading Albany Med through COVID

ALBANY – Dr. Ferdinand J. Venditti, Albany Medical Center’s executive vice president and hospital general director, will retire in February, Albany Med President and CEO Dennis P. McKenna announced Monday. Venditti, a Schenectady native, managed Albany Med’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. He also coordinated the regional health care providers’...