Here are scenes in the region covered in the past week by Times Union photographers.
Two women walk through the second floor hallway of the Capitol in Albany on Jan. 7.
Penny Ruhm practices delivering the stone during the Albany Curling Club open house on Jan. 5 in Albany.
Schenectady-born Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang addresses those gathered at Shaker Junior High School on Jan. 6 in Latham.
The sun reflects off the Alfred E. Smith Building in Albany as a man makes his way along a platform at the Rensselaer Train Station on Jan. 7.