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Local Resources

Take a look at some of the great things Albany and Saratoga have to offer. These resources are designed to help you move and get settled, and to acquaint you with the area after your move.

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  Albany City School District Web Sites - Links to Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and High Schools within the Albany City School District.
  City School District of Albany - Access to all information regarding the City School District of Albany.
  North Colonie Central Schools - Links to Blue Creek Elementary, Boght Hills Elementary, Forts Ferry Elementary, Latham Ridge Elementary, Loudonville Elementary, Southgate Elementary, Shaker Junior High, Shaker High School, and all resources regarding North Colonie Central School District.
  Saratoga Springs City School District - The goal of the Saratoga Springs City School District is to provide every student with the best possible education by providing within our resources for individual needs in all developmental areas: intellectual, creative, social, emotional, physical and ethical. The Saratoga Springs City School District serves approximately 7,000 students from the city of Saratoga Springs and the Saratoga County towns of Milton, Wilton, Malta, Greenfield and Saratoga.
  Schenectady City School District - The Schenectady City School District is an urban school system serving over 10,000 students in grades Pre-K through twelve. The district includes eleven elementary schools, three middle schools, one high school, a career center and an adult education center.
  School Information - free school profiles
  South Colonie Central School District - The South Colonie School District has been proudly serving the public school students of South Colonie for over 50 years. The district currently serves about 5,000 students and includes 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and one high school.
  State Dept. of Education - school reports, statistics, demographics....
  Troy School District -
  Mortgage 101 - Mortgage information, interest rates, mortgage calculators, quick-and-easy pre-qualification forms, and much more.
Area Information
  Albany Chamber of Commerce - research local area info, stats, and events
  Community Information - free community profiles
  Albany College of Pharmacy - Albany College of Pharmacy is committed to the advancement of health care through its offering of nationally acclaimed undergraduate and graduate education, post-graduate training programs and research in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences and health sciences.
  Albany Law - Albany Law School offers a first-rate study of law in a close-knit, intellectually challenging academic community in New York's capital. The knowledge and practical experiences of an Albany Law education build an exceptionally strong foundation for a career in law or in fields enriched by the study of law.
  Albany Medical College - One of the nation's oldest private medical schools, Albany Medical College prides itself in offering an intimate, collegial environment which fosters humane values and genuine learning. The Graduate Studies Program at Albany Medical College offers curricula leading to the Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science degrees in the Basic and Clinical Sciences.
  Bryant & Stratton College - People who attend Bryant & Stratton College enjoy an extraordinary level of caring, support and understanding. It's demonstrated in our small classes, schedules that fit your life, and online opportunities. It can also be seen in the thousands of Bryant & Stratton College alumni who have gone on to successful careers.
  Empire State College/SUNY - Empire State College, a leader in distance education, offers a flexible blend of study options, personal guidance from a faculty mentor, and the opportunity to tailor your degree program. Whether you study online, on the road, or in person, we make getting your degree possible.
  Excelsior College - Excelsior College helps busy working adults earn the degrees they need with flexible distance education programs. The College, formerly Regents College, was founded in 1971 on the fundamental philosophy that what you know is more important than where or how you learned it. We recognize that adult learners can attain college-level knowledge in many ways. Our name, which means "Ever Upward," depicts how, with over 121,000 graduates, we propel students just like you toward their goals.
  Hudson Valley Community College - Hudson Valley Community College serves approximately 12,000 students each semester, and employs more than 600 full- and part-time faculty members. Currently the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering & Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  Maria College - Maria College of Albany is an independent, two-year college offering Associate degree programs in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Early Childhood Education, General Studies, Paralegal Liberal Arts, Management, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Research Technologist. Its curriculum is grounded in the humanities, seeking to instill in its graduates respect for the dignity of each person and the ability to transform learned skills into caring service.
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute educates the leaders of tomorrow for technologically based careers. We celebrate discovery, and the responsible application of technology, to create knowledge and global prosperity.
  The Sage Colleges - The Sage Colleges is an independent private institution of higher education comprised of three colleges: Russell Sage College, a comprehensive, undergraduate college for women in Troy, NY; Sage College of Albany, a co-educational undergraduate college of applied studies in Albany, NY; and Sage Graduate School, operating on both campuses and offering applied master's and doctoral degrees. Through Sage College's After Work program, working adults can earn their bachelor's at night.
  The College of Saint Rose -
  Schenectady County Community College -
  Siena College -
  Skidmore College -
  State University of New York -
  Union College -
  University at Albany/SUNY -
Local Weather
  Local Weather - forecasts, weather patterns, radars....
  Mapquest - maps, driving directions, road trip planner....
Relocation Links
  Albany Real Estate - Yahoo! Real Estate offers a wealth of to help with every aspect of your move
  Moving Center - Moving Estimates, Truck Rental, Moving Supplies and Storage
  National Weather - find weather info anywhere in the US
  Official City Websites - find area info websites across the world!
  US State Departments of Education - see the list of all 50 states
  USPS' Movers Guide - help for planning and executing your move
Tax Information
  First-time homeowners -
  Homeowner deductions information -
  How to report moving expenses -
  Selling your home -
Entertainment Venues
  Glens Falls Civic Center - The Glens Falls Civic Center is the home of sports and entertainment events in Upstate New York. This highly versatile multi-purpose complex includes an arena for sporting events, concerts, family activities, dance, theater, and trade shows. Banquet facilities are also available. The Civic Center is located in the City of Glens Falls, featuring 4,806 permanent arena seats and the ability to accommodate an audience of up to 7,800 people.
  Proctors - Each season, Proctor's Theatre presents world-class singers, side-splitting comedians, electrifying dance programs, wonderful classical productions, including opera and symphony orchestras, and our forte, top-notch touring Broadway musicals.
  Saratoga Performing Arts Center -
  The Palace Theater - The Palace Theatre, a grand cultural and entertainment facility in the heart of Albany , New York , first opened its doors in October 1931. Today, the Palace Theatre remains the sole survivor of this period of entertainment and continues to make history with a widely diverse offering of popular acts and cultural events.
  Times Union Center - Times Union Center is host to an array of other events, including concerts, family shows, ice shows, motorcross and monster truck events and trade shows.
  Albany Institute of History & Art - The holdings of the Albany Institute of History & Art form the best collection in the United States documenting the life and culture of the Upper Hudson Valley region from the late 17th century to the present. The majority of the objects in the museum's collections were either made in the Albany area or New York State, or were used and owned by documented families living in the Hudson Valley region.
  Museums of Saratoga - Saratoga County's museum community joined together to form the Museums of Saratoga association. Now, you have a single place to find information about Saratoga County's museums and all they offer you. Whether you live in one of our communities, are staying with us for vacation, teach in our communities, work in the hospitality industry, or more, we want to help you better use the museums in our neighborhoods.
  New York State Museum - The New York State Museum is a major research and educational institution. It is dedicated to promoting inquiry and advancing knowledge in the fields of geology, biology, anthropology, and history, through the investigation of material evidence germane to New York State's past, present and future. The Museum shares this knowledge through exhibits and other means with wide and diverse audiences. The NYS Museum is free. Donations are accepted at the door.
  Schenectady Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium - Come to the Museum and discover a community with the power to change the world. It might just change the way you look at science, art, technology, and people all around you! Curious about the new planet just discovered? Questions about the latest events in space? All Shows at the Schenectady Museum's Suits-Bueche Planetarium include a look at the current night sky and the latest astronomy news.
  The Children's Museum at Saratoga - The Children's Museum at Saratoga is committed to providing positive opportunities for children, ages 2-7, to learn about science, history, community living and the arts. Interactive exhibits, special events and workshops are designed to encourage children to learn by making discoveries for themselves.
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