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.

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.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Today's moment of summer

Let us hope the recent spate of intermittent angry downpours and unusually large rain drops has come to an end.... (more)

A future with less heating, more air conditioning

Can you imagine a New York with temperatures that are more like... Oklahoma? That's one of the comparison's made in a paper published today in... (more)

Ballston Spa Film Festival 2015

The Ballston Spa Film Festival is back this Friday and Saturday in the eponymous village. As in years past, the "open air, bring your own... (more)

BADCUOMO got the OK

WNYC got a hold of more than 130,000 New York State custom license plate applications via FOIL, and sifted through them to get a sense... (more)

Peach blueberry cobbler at the Palmer House

Driving into Rensselaerville, the small and historic Albany County hamlet in the town of the same name, is like taking a trip back through time.... (more)

Recent Comments

Check out The Quiet Place, which is a collection of cabins/lodges throughout the Finger Lakes that vary in size, style and location. It's similar to AirBnB, where you have the whole place to yourself - fully furnished and equipped with all necessary amenities. ...

Peach blueberry cobbler at the Palmer House

...has 6 comments, most recently from Julie

Reading through the Impact Downtown Albany playbook

...has 18 comments, most recently from JayK

Morning Blend for Aug 4

...has 1 comment, most recently from Amelia

Capitol now offering Saturday tours

...has 1 comment, most recently from JayK

Rezone Albany: Central Ave

...has 2 comments, most recently from JayK