Search continues for teen missing in Saratoga, region's electricity prices among the highest in the state, Van Dyck to brew beer

There's more snow forecast for Wednesday night, changing over to periods of heavy rain on Thursday, with more rain on Friday. It sounds messy and wet. [NWS]

Update Tuesday afternoon: Authorities say the body of Alexander Grant has been found in a creek off Route 9N. The Saratoga County DA says there will be an autopsy and the investigation is ongoing. [Post-Star] [@JimMurphyIII]
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The search continues for the 19-year-old Alexander Grant who went missing Saratoga Springs this Sunday after he allegedly broke into a medical office wearing only a pair of shorts, a long-sleeve t-shirt, and one sock. As many as 50 people have been involved with the search, using helicopters and snowmobiles. Police say friends reported last seeing Grant around 11:30 leaving a house party. Police say Grant is a Boston College student from Westchester County who was in Saratoga to visit friends at Skidmore. [Saratogian] [Fox23] [TU] [YNN] [Post-Star]

Albany police say a woman was sexually assaulted early Sunday morning while walking on Hudson Ave, just off Lark Street (map). They say the attacker pushed the woman into the vestibule of her apartment and assaulted her. They say she was able to get away when he looked in her wallet for cash. The suspect was last seen running up Hudson toward Washington Park. Update: APD says it's made an arrest. [Fox23] [WTEN] [TU] [WNYT] [WNYT]

The prices paid for electricity in the Capital Region are often among the highest in the state. [Saratogian]

The East Greenbush school district administration says it must make a series of budget cuts -- except to administrators' salaries, which are slated to increase. [WNYT]

Colonie police say a man was holding a rifle while watching his neighbors shovel snow because he was upset shoveled snow was getting on his property. [WTEN]

The Cuomo admin's push to consolidate some state agencies if already facing resistance. [TU]

Cuomo has nominated a Rockefeller Institute official to be the new head for the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (formerly OMRDD). [Cuomo admin]

The Albany Common Council approved St. Rose's bid to buy a dead-end section of Yates Street for use in building a new 225-bed dorm and parking lot -- project that's met resistance from some in the neighborhood (map). [YNN] [TU]

The City of Albany will be saving about $1 million by refinancing debt. [TU]

The owner of two local golf courses was the winning bidder for the Normanside country club property in Bethlehem (the town had also bid on the property). The buyer says he plans to run the property as a golf course and banquet facility. [TU] [Troy Record]

The Schenectady city council approved a plan to allow new businesses to use city owned building rent-free for a year. [Daily Gazette]

Albany police say there was a stabbing in the Subway at the corner of Central and Quail last night. [YNN]

Albany police say two men stuck up the Imperial Mart on Lark Street last night. [YNN]

The R.K. Freedman site in Green Island is still closed after last week's huge fire, and the section of Cannon Street along the property is closed until further notice (map). [Troy Record] [TU]

Jasper Nolan, the longtime head of the Saratoga County Republican party, won $25k in the Pick 4 lotto. [Daily Gazette]

The owners of the Van Dyck in Schenectady will be brewing beer. [Daily Gazette]

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