Election results are in, town board member delivers baby at poll, carbon monoxide poisoning in Glens Falls, Troy family said city is "holding dog for ransom"

The election results are in for races all over the area. Here are a few of the biggest races:
Lou Rosamilia won the Troy mayoral race. [Troy Record] [TU] [YNN]

Incumbent Colonie supervisor Paula Mahan claimed victory by a close margin, but her opponent has not yet conceded. With absentee ballots not yet counted, Mahan has a 296-vote lead. [TU] [YNN] [Daily Gazette]

The race between Schenectady mayoral candidates Roger Hull and Gary McCarthy is too close to call. The outcome won't be known until all the absentee ballots are counted. [TU] [Daily Gazette]

Jack Mahar won reelection for Renssaeler County Sheriff. [YNN]

Democrats won big in the Schenectady County Legislature. [Daily Gazette]

A Schaghticoke town board candidate helped deliver a baby at his polling place. [TU]

Schenectady residents who were supposed to vote at the high school ended up voting outside after the school was evacuated because a student reported seeing grenades and there was a fire in a trash can. [Daily Gazette]

Voters who arrived early to vote at a polling place in Guilderland had to wait 45 minutes until someone with a key was located. [TU]

Six people in a Glens Falls apartment complex with taken to hospitals with carbon monoxide poisoning. [Post-Star]

A Troy family says their Golden retriever is being "held for ransom" for $565 by the city of Troy after the animal got loose and was picked up by animal control. [CBS6]

State police are conducting an "aggressive behaviors" crackdown on I87 today. [YNN]

Infamous local prisoner Bucky Phillips, who killed a state trooper in 2006, lost all prison privileges, including package and phone, after guards found evidence that he was planning an escape. [WNYT] [Fox23]

A giant mound of trash caught fire at the Port of Albany. [TU]

Police are investigating an early morning fire that shut down streets in downtown Albany. Three buildings were damaged. There's no word yet on injuries. [YNN] [Fox23]

The state has released $4.2 million in grants to fund job creating projects around the area. An Owens Corning Insulating plant project will get the money in Albany County. [WNYT]


I believe it's supposed to be "Schaghticoke" :)

Editors: Of course. There really needs to be a Capital Region spellcheck library. Thanks.

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