One year after Irene, man found shot to death in Troy apartment stairwell, Adelphi could open year round, Joe Bruno misses Shelly Silver

Coming up on the one-year mark of Tropical Storm Irene, there was a lot of Irene-one-year-later coverage this past weekend:

Times Union: After Irene | Irene photos then and now | Rebirth in Schoharie | Recovery celebrations

Daily Gazette: From ruin to recovery | Long term recovery is just beginning | Review of evacuation plans and shelters | Q&A about the status of the Gilboa Dam | Recovery and restoration in the Stockade | Recovery in Scotia | Recovery in Central Bridge | Recovery at schools | Damage in the Adirondacks | Damage to the canal system | Recovery of the Schoharie Creek ecoystem | Irene in their own words

Troy Record: Almost back to normal in Waterford | Still waiting for answers on landslide in Troy | Resilience in Rensselaer County rural towns | Disaster brought out the best in volunteers

NYT: Recovery and the ongoing challenges in Prattsville and other Catskills towns

YNN: Prattsville's supervisor: "I want to look forward. I don't want to keep dredging up the past."

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Troy police say a man was found shot to death in a stairwell at the Taylor Apartments in downtown Troy Sunday. TPD says the man wasn't a resident of the building, but wasn't disclosing much else about the investigation. There were reports that four children found the body -- but TPD captain says it was an adult who came across the scene first. It's the seventh homicide of the year in Troy. [TU] [Troy Record] [WNYT] [Fox23] [News10]

Schenectady police say they've arrested a woman for allegedly fatally stabbing her boyfriend Sunday night. [TU]

George Mott III, found not guilty earlier this year in the death of Rosemary Crosier, said in a deposition that he didn't give Troy police the two statements attributed to him that were used against Scott Chaplin, who was found guilty of murder. [TU]

Saratoga Springs' accounts commissioner says the accounts department employee alleging there's been favoritism in lowering assessments is "wrong on everything." [TU]

Troy police have closed a sexual misconduct investigation of a former Rensselaer County legislator running the Democratic primary for the 107th state Assembly district. [TU]

A situation in Halfmoon involving a "politically active" developer, a new apartment complex, and a sewer system is... something. [TU]

The Army Corps of Engineers is involved in what appears to be a dispute between Halfmoon neighbors over flooded yards. [TU]

T-shirt worn by two kids at an anti-violence rally in Albany's South End this weekend: "Don't shoot. I want to grow up." [TU]

The new owners of the Adelphi Hotel in Saratoga Springs plan to eventually keep the hotel open year round. [Saratogian]

ShopRite announced that it's giving all its Capital Region employees free transportation on CDTA. [TU]

Residents near Albany's Washington Park say they're irked by the garbage that ends up in the park after festivals. [WNYT]

Brooklyn state Assemblyman Vito Lopez was stripped of his committee chairmanship and other seniority perks after an ethics investigation concluded he sexually harassed two Assembly employees. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that Lopez should resign. [TU] [NYT]

A dozen delegates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa are from the greater Capital Region. [TU]

Joe Bruno misses Sheldon Silver. [State of Politics]


"A situation in Halfmoon involving a "politically active" developer, a new apartment complex, and a sewer system is... something. [TU]"

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