J.D. Sumner

Digital News Specialist



J.D. Sumner is the digital news specialist for the Albany Herald. He was formerly the government reporter and public safety reporter for The Albany Herald. Sumner is responsible for updating and maintaining Albanyherald.com as well as growing and using the Herald's social media sites.

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BIG 10: Week of July 5-12, 2013

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On the Job with Jennifer Vanston

This week's On the Job is with Jennifer Vanston, the business director for Far Horizons Montessori School.

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MillerCoors celebrates anniversary

It's been five years since SAB Miller and MolsonCoors merged into the world's second-largest beer producer.

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Thrush lands deal to ship 20 aircraft to China

An Albany-based aircraft manufacturer builds various lines of agricultural airplanes.

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WMD unit demonstrates skills at MCLB

Civil support units were called up after the terror attacks of 9/11.

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L2network lobbying for investigation into Mediacom

Mediacom calls L2N's accusations a diversion.

Mediacom officials call L2N’s accusations a diversion.

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Marine staff furloughs to strip millions from the local economy

The furlough program aims to cut $1.8 billion from the federal budget.

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Habitat launches 57th build in Albany neighborhood

Flint River Habitat for Humanity also cuts the ribbon on a finished home Tuesday morning.

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More cars to be propane-fueled?

About 10 million vehicles worldwide operate on propane.

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Just call him ‘the Banjo Therapist’

Andy Martin is a member of the Highback Rockers, a local band.

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