Occupy Albany starts today, local folks reacted to the death of Gadhafi, many more housing units coming to Albany

People from around the Capital Region reacted to news of Gadhafi's death with satisfaction and hope for Libya's future. But his death reminded some of old wounds. [TU] [YNN] [Daily Gazette]

The coverage of Occupy Albany was, in some cases, straightforward, while other stories tried to suss out the occupiers' game plan and the nuances of camping at parks. Where they set up camp could decide who foots the bill. [YNN] [Fox23] [Tu] [TU]

A man in Schodack was charged with animal cruelty and had his house condemned after police found several starving dogs and three others that were already dead. [YNN] [TU]

A DOT construction worker was killed in Warren County when his head struck a steel beam. [YNN]

Delmar-based weapons inspector Scott Ritter may be granted a new trial in his sex case - and may get out of prison. [TU]

A Greenfield woman was charged with 19 counts of animal cruelty for mistreating and neglecting more than a dozen horses. All of the horses were seized and taken to an animal shelter. [Daily Gazette] [Post-Star]

An Albany man was arrested after he allegedly slashed his girlfriend's tires and was then found with a pound of pot in his car. [TU]

There are 117 new housing units expected to open in downtown Albany in the next year. [TU]

With its new $12 million wharf, the Port of Albany will be able to handle four docked ships at once. [Daily Gazette]

The new federal MAPLE Act, which makes it illegal to improperly label maple syrup, could benefit New York syrup farmers. [TU]

Comments

No story on the cool new street signs around St. Rose? I thought it would be on everyone's radar this morning.

As for the "Occupy" idiots, why don't they do it in Washington Park, ya know, where the rest of the homeless people "occupy" everyday.

If anyone is interested, images last Saturday's [Oct 15] #Occupy Wall St Rally at the State Capitol east lawn are on line @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nysut/sets/72157627792432679/ One of my favorite original signs in the photo collection says "The Original Wall St Protestor" with a painting of Jesus Christ confronting the money junkies.

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