Next Gen Barbers is open for business!

Student gives customer a razor haircut

Students, staff and community members can get haircuts Thursday and Friday afternoons from aspiring barbers at Next Gen Barbers.

Next Gen Barbers is open from 1:15-2:45 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and is located in Albany High School's Abrookin Career and Technical Center, 99 Kent St. Cost is free for students, $5 for staff and $10 for community members.

An appointment is required; you can make one by calling (518) 475-6412.

Next Gen Barbers is composed of students from Barbering 1, 2 and 3 classes who are honing their skills with clippers and scissors and looking to get extra hours toward their certification. They work under the direction of teacher Jonathan Wafer.