Welcome to the Council of Albany Neighborhood Associations Web Site!

The Council of  Albany (NY) Neighborhood Associations, commonly known as "CANA," is a nonpartisan federation of neighborhood associations and related organizations that was founded in 1976.  Subscribe to the CANA mailing list, by clicking here
  • The upcoming meetings are as follows.  Unless otherwise specified, the meetings are held at the main branch of the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Avenue, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.  .
    • February 3, 2016, Mayor Kathy Sheehan, State of the City. For an agenda and the January 6 meeting minutes, go here.

    • March 2, 2016, Robert Magee, Director, Albany Department of Buildings & Regulatory Compliance

  • The Albany Devils hockey team is  sponsoring an Albany Neighborhood Associations day at the Sunday, March 13, 2016 game at 3PM.  To order tickets, use the form below.
  • CANA Dues are due for 2016. Membership forms can be found at the bottom of this page. The following neighborhood associations have paid: Eagle Hill; Helderberg; Mansion; New Albany; Park South; Upper Washington.
  • The Executive Board members for 2015/2016 can be found here.
  • Classics from the CANA archives are on this site:
    bullet Brief History of CANA
    bullet Starting a Neighborhood Association
    bullet Increasing Neighborhood Association Participation

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