Search for Schenectady gunman continues, Rensselaer mayor says gaming commission shouldn't consider federal probe in casino decision, Marriott planned for former Alco site, Albany Bishop's chosen pizza

Police continue to search for the suspects in the shooting of a Brooklyn man who was visiting friends in Schenectady over the weekend. [TU]

One of the men charged this week in the murder of a Troy couple in August was a key witness in what was considered a weak Albany murder case. [TU]

The Mayor of Rensselaer says the State Gaming Commission should not consider a federal probe into Och-Ziff Capital Management, the financiers behind the Hard Rock Casino Proposal, when considering the application for the proposed casino.[TU]

A Cohoes man was arrested on Tuesday after a domestic violence incident that turned into an hours long standoff with police.[TU][WNYT]

Police arrested two men in Troy following a car chase that stretched across two counties early Wednesday morning. [WNYT]

A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a violent assault on a Galway woman last year. [Saratogian]

The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce has moved into its new home in the historic Proctors building in Troy. [Record]

A Courtyard Marriott is now expected to be built as part of the Mohawk Harbor development at the former Alco site in Schenectady. Developers say the hotel does not hinge on the approval of a casino. [Gazette][TWCN]

In an effort to deal with the overpopulation issues in Albany middle schools, some soon to be sixth graders will remain in elementary school for another year. [TU]

A team of researchers at UAlbany working to connect classrooms nationally and internationally has been awarded a $1.3 million grant[TU]

The Mayor of Altamont gets to keep his job after the Village Board and the Guilderland town board voted to approve the annexation of a housing development on the Guilderland/Altamont border where he plans to live. [TU]

Bishop Emeritus Howard Hubbard will join 18 other American bishops next week on a trip to the Holy Land. [TU]

Harper Collins has pushed back the publication date of Andrew Cuomo's book, All Things Possible: Success and Setbacks in Politics and Life," from it's original July date to September 16 - a week after the primary election. [TU]

Andrew Cuomo reflected on his recent trip to Israel on Tuesday at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC, but was less willing to discuss his own campaign. [NYT]

The new Albany Bishop's chosen pizza. [TU]

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