Fatal shooting in Schuylerville, Albany County restaurant inspection posting takes effect, Saratoga brew pub aims to open this summer

A Schuylerville woman has been charged with second-degree murder after she allegedly shot and killed her boyfriend Sunday. State Police said there apparently had been some sort of dispute in the couple's apartment. Troopers said the woman -- Joey M. Paul -- called the shooting accidental. A neighbors says Paul ran outside and yelled "I shot him. I shot him," and was covered in blood. [YNN] [TU] [Saratogian] [Fox23]

An Albany County Sheriff's Office employee has been collecting his public pension and sheriff's office salary under a waiver for 21 years -- the longest of any current public employee in the state, according to state records. The second longest: an NYPD retiree working hired by the state AG's office, but currently protecting the state commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services. [TU] [TU]

Aircraft (not) Used in Speed Enforcement: New York State police haven't ticketed anyone for speeding based on airplane surveillance since 2005. [AP/TU]

The Albany County law requiring to restaurants to post the results of their new health inspections took effect on Sunday. [News10]

A large fire Sunday in Rensselaer eventually spread to five other buildings (map). Six fire departments responded to the scene. Two buildings are reportedly a total loss. The fire apparently started on the back deck of the apartment building. A resident of the building says he had been using a charcoal grill on the deck earlier in the day. [Troy Record] [Fox23] [News10] [TU] [WNYT]

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A (possible) record number of state legislators are choosing to leave office this year for a range of reasons, including the fact that most legislators don't really have much influence. [AP/Troy Record]

Schenectady Democrat Madelyn Thorne has announced she's challenging Hugh Farley for the 49th state Senate district. Farley is a 17-time incumbent. Said Thorne: "We need new connections. I don't believe we can meaningful change in upstate New York by sending the same people back to Albany over and over again." [Daily Gazette] [TU] [WNYT]

Glenville Democrat Michele Draves has announced that she's challenging Jim Tedisco for the 112th state Assembly district. [Saratogian]

Carrie Woerner, the Round Lake Democrat challenging Tony Jordan for the state Assembly, is criticizing Jordan for his support of the bill that would crack down on anonymous online commenting. [Post-Star]

The Albany County IDA has put together a package of incentives, including office space and tax breaks, with the hope of keeping Tech Valley Communications from moving to New Hampshire. [TU]

In is first year of separately tracking its self-funded health care plan, the Schenectady school district ran a $371k deficit in the plan. [Daily Gazette]

Rates at Saratoga County's nursing home have increased 23-31 percent over the last year. [Saratogian]

A woman challenged a temporary-no-parking ticket in Albany -- and won. [TU]

A Troy-based developer has apparently backed out of a deal to buy the Marvin-Neitzel Building in Troy (map). [TU]

Currently threatening Warren County: at least 20 beaver dams, which could wash out roads and property if they burst, according to a study. [Post-Star]

Druthers Brew Pub -- the new brewery/pub in Saratoga Springs -- aiming to open later this summer. [Saratogian]

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