East Greenbush councilwoman says she's being ostracized over casino switch, David Cassidy pleads guilty to DWI, divers uncover 1870s ammo in Lake George

Chris Churchill talks with Mary Ann Matters, the East Greenbush town councilwoman who reversed her support of the proposed casino, about the backlash she's received and being blackballed by the town's political establishment. [TU]

The anti-casino group Save East Greenbush has amended their lawsuit to try to stop the proposed Capital View Casino and Resort from being built to include claims that a town council member's family stood to benefit from the construction.[TU]

A year after being picked up for DWI, David Cassidy appeared in Schodack town court to enter a plea as part of a deal that would give him 50 hours of community service and require a year of having an alcohol locking device on his cars, but the judge in the case delayed sentencing, requiring Cassidy to get an alcohol screening and return to be sentenced in November, against requests from both the defense and the prosecutor. [WNYT][TWCN][TU]

A car crashed into a home on First Street in Albany on Thursday morning, causing a natural gas leak. Authorities say the woman, who resides on first street, apparently hit the gas instead of the break. [TU]

The man accused of repeatedly raping a teen, impregnating her and killing the newborn baby has been offered a plea deal of no less than 33 years to life.[Gazette]

A Mechanicville man was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for allegedly producing child pornography. [TU]

A 19-year-old former Watervliet high school basketball star was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly robbing a Colonie apartment and displaying a gun.[TU][WNYT]

The woman involved in a car accident that sent a police car crashing through an Albany yard has been ticketed for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. [TU]

Albany police are investigating a robbery at a Watervliet Avenue mini-mart on Tuesday where the suspect displayed a gun and made off with cash.[TU]

A Schenectady man is facing menacing charges for allegedly pointing a fake gun at a city code enforcement officer. [TU]

The Troy City Council Public Safety Committee is considering how to handle offensive public behaviors, which they city police chief says have been "a very cumbersome and reoccurring problem for police. The council also addressed the problem of homelessness in the Collar City . [TU][Record]

Troy's ethics commission has ruled that a city councilman who appeared before the State Liquor Authority on behalf of the owners of Kokopelis Night Club did not violate the city ethics code. [TU]

A look at the Democratic primary race for the 49th district seat. [TU]

A look at the Albany Democratic candidates for Albany Surrogate Court Judge. [TU]

At least seven companies who received Regional Economic Development Council grants have donated to Andrew Cuomo's campaign fund. [Daily News]

A public meeting slated for tonight will look at the environmental impact of renovating or building a new Albany High School. [TU]

Zephyr Teachout and Rob Astorino will have a radio debate today on WNYC in New York City. [News 10]

At a demonstration on Wednesday a group of Schenectady protestors cclaimed that stray dogs in the city are captured and held in a sewer facility without enough food or water. [WNYT]

The city of Schenectady is looking for a new lawyer after their Corporation Council quit to return to private practice.

A crew of more than 80 people will be building the set for the Regional Tour of Newsies at Proctors Theater. [News 10]

Divers discovered four crates of what is believed to be llive ammunition dating back to the 1870s in Lake George over the weekend. [WNYT]

Remembering author, historian and author Joe Persico.[Gazette]

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