Schenectady's seventh homicide, Clifton Park tightens leash, Clinton and Schumer both in town, Troy firefighters irked, stripclub gets timeout

The 20-year-old shot in Schenectady over the weekend died Sunday night. Police say they have few, if any, clues about why he was shot. It's Schenectady's seventh homicide of the year. [TU] [Daily Gazette]

The Clifton Park town board approved a measure that requires all dogs in the town to be on leashes except on private property and in two town-managed parks, Mary Jane Row Dog Park and Kinns Road Park. To let dogs off leash at the those parks, owners will have to buy a $30 permit (which covers all of a person's dogs) . Only Clifton Park residents will be allowed to buy permits for the Mary Jane Row. [TU] [Daily Gazette]

David Paterson says the ongoing implosion among Wall Street firms could force the state re-evaluate its budget -- again. The Gov says 20 percent of New York State's revenue comes from taxes paid by Wall Street. [TU] [TU]

A Siena poll reports that Barack Obama is leading John McCain in New York by just five points. The Democratic nominee had been up by as many as 18 points earlier this summer. [Biz Review]

Hillary Clinton was at the Rensselaer Train Station yesterday to appear on Good Morning America and tout the ability of mass transit to save energy and help the environment. The Senator arrived in an SUV. [TU]

Chuck Schumer was also here -- he was in Colonie calling for legislation to up the mileage deduction people can take for doing charity work. The current rate is about 1/4 of the rate for regular business. [Troy Record]

Troy firefighters say their concerns aren't being heard about safety issues on the RPI campus. This has been a bit of an ongoing issue that has, at one point, involved the opening of EMPAC. RPI says it's not concerned about being able open to the new building on time. [TU] [AOA]

The City of Troy has closed the Cloud 9 strip club for a year because the operation accrued too many nuisance abatement points. [Troy Record]

A temporary Halloween store has taken over the old Barnes and Noble space on Wolf Road. The chain has also temporarily set up in spaces at the Wilton Mall and Clifton Park Center. [Daily Gazette]

The Capital District Transportation Committee is spending $75k to help Albany figure out how to promote cycling. [TU]

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Summer in the City at the Palace 2018

The Palace's Summer in the City movie series returns in July with a string free family-friendly movies on Tuesdays. The schedule is below. The theater... (more)

Solid Sound 2019

A heads-up for next summer: The Solid Sound festival is set to return to MASS MoCA June 23-25. It is, of course, the popular festival... (more)

The short-term AG

Barbara Underwood is maybe the most interesting person holding high-level office in New York State right now. In everything we read about the short-term state... (more)

The Great Race: Troy

An event called The Great Race will be making a stop in downtown Troy this Sunday, June 24. It's a classic car competition that, this... (more)

Big lift

Here's video from Sunday of the helicopter lifting equipment to the roof of the Corning Tower. It was posted by the state Office of General... (more)

Recent Comments

Elm St between Eagle and Phillip. Beautiful, colorful, Italianate row houses directly down the hill from the Executive Mansion.

Big lift

...has 1 comment, most recently from Rob

Weekend Destination: Quebec City

...has 2 comments, most recently from Mary M

The week ahead

...has 1 comment, most recently from Chris

Drawing: Tickets for Hidden City House & Garden Tour + gift certificates for El Mariachi Tapas and Capital Wine

...has 64 comments, most recently from Pamela

Eating six donuts at Cider Belly

...has 17 comments, most recently from Patricia