PEF has eight days to make a decision, a mother cat and three kittens were found in a trash bin, zombies in Troy

PEF has until October 19th to ratify an altered contract, or thousands of layoffs will move forward. Meanwhile, PEF members and their families are planning a rally this morning. [TU] [Fox23]

The jury in the case of the father charged with his infant daughter's death is going into its third day of deliberations. [Fox23] [YNN]

A mother cat and three baby kittens were found in a duct taped box in a trash bin in Nassau. The mother had been shot with a pellet and is now paralyzed. [TU] [YNN]

The Albany County Jail conducted a more-thorough-than-usual contraband sweep yesterday, and came up with a pile of illicit goods. [Fox23]

The guy who crashed his car into a fence in Schenectady after being shot has been charged with attempted murder. [Daily Gazette] [TU]

An 18-wheeler crashed into a Galway pond yesterday, spilling oil. [Saratogian]

National Grid will take on the $1 million cleanup of a lot contaminated with coal and petroleum byproduct in Schenectady. [Daily Gazette]

The half-a-million-dollar mannequins that Albany Medical Center student practice on complain quite a bit. [YNN] [TU]

There are now eight memorial ghost bikes commemorating cyclists killed by cars around the Capital Region. [TU]

Green Island is using a new Virtual High School program that allows students to take classes online and log on from anywhere. [Troy Record]

The new movie theater at the Clifton Park Center should be opening in about a month. [YNN] [Fox23] [TU]

The zombies seen walking around Troy lately are extras in a film called "Dating a Zombie." [Troy Record]

Comments

These animal abuse stories just make me so sad.

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

Not on Fire, but Burning

A book to keep an eye out for: Not on Fire, but Burning by Greg Hrbek, a writer in residence at Skidmore. The novel is... (more)

The Grocery checks out

The Grocery in Troy is being swapped out for a new cafe called Little Pecks (after Peck's Arcade next door), Steve Barnes reports. [TU Table... (more)

Rose refreshed

We noticed this week that the prominent rose mural gracing the side of an office building on Broadway in Albany's Warehouse District was looking a... (more)

Watching the Travers, but not at the track

Speaking of the Travers... Ashley has put together a detailed list of viewing parties around Saratoga Springs to watch the race on Saturday. (Admission to... (more)

American Pharoah? Really? Please explain.

American Pharoah met the #Saratoga main track for the first time this morning as he prepares for the #Travers! pic.twitter.com/lDerz3WWpk— NYRA (@TheNYRA) August 27, 2015... (more)

Recent Comments

... I have all the resources to insure my child ultimately will be safe, with people I trust and in fun and enriching programs during her breaks and yet I find the entire process daunting at best. Our system is not helping kids or adults be their best in school when where they are for upwards of 4-6 hours a day has to be figured out on a day by day basis.

The Grocery checks out

...has 3 comments, most recently from s

American Pharoah? Really? Please explain.

...has 6 comments, most recently from BobF

How much does it cost to have "a secure yet modest standard of living"?

...has 13 comments, most recently from xina

What's up in the Neighborhood

...has 3 comments, most recently from Rich

Good puppy classes?

...has 16 comments, most recently from Megan W