The primary results are in, mold has become a huge problem, Chris Porco had an appeal hearing, apple crop expected to be huge

Yesterday was primary day and most of the results are in. [TU] [YNN]

John Clarkson defeated Kyle Kotary in the Democratic primary for Bethlehem town supervisor. [TU]

Robert Doherty ousted an indicted incumbent for Troy council. [TU[

In Troy, a write-in campaign prevailed. [Troy Record]

Many schools in the Mohawk Valley are still scrambling to clean up and open for classes. [Daily Gazette]

Mold is taking over the carpets and walls of buildings recently underwater. [TU]

The Erie Canal may be closed straight through the winter. [YNN]

In Rotterdam Junction, life is finally returning to normal and volunteer workers are leaving town. [Daily Gazette] [WNYT]


Chris Porco's lawyers are arguing on appeal that his badly injured mother's nod should have been inadmissible evidence because she later had no memory of the ax attack or conversation. The prosecution is claiming that both sides have a right to confront a witness, even if the witness remembers nothing. Chris Porco stayed in prison during the hearing, but Joan Porco was in the courtroom. [Troy Record] [Daily Gazette] [TU] [YNN]

A Glenville cop who stepped down while the subject of an internal investigation will receive $70,000 from the town for unused vacation, sick and personal time. [Daily Gazette]

There are a slew of new bars and restaurants planned for King Street in Troy. [TU]

Loudonville residents don't want apartments in their neighborhoods. [TU]

A man who crashed his car while allegedly drunk, killing his son and son's girlfriend, was indicted on a number of charges, including 11 counts of vehicular homicide. [TU]

The murder trial is continuing in the case of a father whose daughter had two broken legs and six fractured ribs when she died. [Troy Record]

A new Walmart in Queensbury that is expected to add 300 jobs to the economy opened this morning. [Fox23]

Two houses caught fire in Troy overnight. [YNN]

Farmers are expecting a good apple crop this year. [Fox23]

A Schenectady elementary school teacher has been named the state's teacher of the year. [Daily Gazette]

Comments

So glad to see Chris Porco back in the news. How often can you say you know an actual axe murderer? Its a moniker on par with "rocket scientist" in my opinion.

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