The Albany Times Union
The Albany Times Union is Albany's hometown newspaper and the Capital Region's daily source for up-to-date local and national news, events and happenings.
The Times Union is a part of the Capital Newspapers Division of the Hearst Corporation. They are based in Albany NY with branch offices in Troy, Alplaus and Saratoga Springs.
The Times Union newspaper covers Albany news from the latest breaking stories to business, entertainment, sports, politics and more. The paper strives for a nonbiased, objective approach to each story and offers its readers both print and online versions of daily news articles.
Affectionately called the "TU" by locals, the Albany Times Union is a strong supporter of the Albany community. They can be found sponsoring many events and causes throughout the greater Capital Region.
Online blogs are another area in which the Albany Times Union connects with the community on a day-to-day basis. From Steve Barnes' popular Table Hopping blog to Saratoga Seen, comics, travel blogs and more, readers are constantly scanning their rss feeds for the next new entry, jumping at a chance to comment and voice their opinions on the issue at hand.
Each year, the Albany Times Union features a 100-category Best Of The Capital Region readers' poll. The TU's 'Best Of' is a very popular topic among readers and an honor for the Albany businesses who rank highest in each category.
A Capital Region hot spot, the Times Union Center is named for the Albany Times Union newspaper and hosts an array of concerts, sporting events and other performances in downtown Albany.