Dannemora escapees still not captured, Dontay Ivy's family files notice of claim alleging excessive force, worries about Normanskill flooding

Dannemora manhunt

+ Search day 11: Still not captured. [Press Republican]

+ The search has included more than 800 officers and covered 13 square miles. [TU]

+ Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said Sunday that it appears Joyce Mitchell, the prison employee who's been arrested for allegedly aiding Richard Matt and David Sweat, got cold feet on aiding the prisoners as a getaway driver. On Monday he wouldn't address the allegation leaked by unnamed sources that there was some sort of plot to harm Mitchell's husband. (Unnamed sources are continuing to leak allegations.) [AP/Troy REcord] [TWCN] [News10]

+ State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott on the investigation into the prison break: "I will follow the evidence, wherever it leads." [TWCN]

Dontay Ivy
The family of Dontay Ivy has filed a notice of claim (the precursor to a lawsuit) alleging Albany police officers used excessive force, and it seeks up to $20 million in damages. Ivy died after being tasered by police April 2 in Arbor and the city has released few specific details about the situation. [TU]

Saint Rose MB in post ad 2014-fall

Teacher evaluation system
The state Board of Regents has moved toward allowing what would essentially be a yearlong delay in the implementation of the new (and controversial) state teacher evaluation system. [TU]

School funding
Reaction to Andrew Cuomo's plan for an extra $100 million in aid for "upstate distressed" schools has ranged from "a drop in the bucket" to questions about why the money wasn't in the budget. [TWCN]

Normanskill
Residents along the Normanskill in Albany say they continue to be worried about flooding following the landslide in April. [News10]

Saratoga Race Course
NYRA has extended the public comment period on proposed large-scale additions and renovations to the Saratoga Race Course. [Saratogian]

Rotterdam Square Mall
The recent sale price of the Rotterdam Square Mall was $9.25 million. The Turkish firm that bought it is planning $10 million in upgrades that include an aquarium. [TU] [Biz Review]

Project Red
Schodack residents are irked about the secrecy surrounding a proposed food distribution center project in the town. [News10]

Sparklers
Flouting the law and throwing caution to the wind, Chris Churchill risked certain death and brought sparklers into Albany County. [TU+]

Cardboard
Averill Park High School students constructed a 72-foot-long bridge made out of cardboard (and, it looks like, maybe some plywood). [TU] [WNYT]

The were no links to the Daily Gazette today because its website was having some sort of problem this morning.

Stuff going on today

Kinky Boots
A touring production of the Broadway musical Kinky Boots opens a run at Proctors through Sunday.

Music: Colony House at The Hollow
Pop-y indie rock. 8 pm - $10.27 ahead / $15 day of

Music: Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion at The Egg
"Often referred to as the most famous drummer in the world." 7:30 pm - $38

Comments

The best:

"An attorney for the country club said the town should have never issued the permit to begin with because the area is prone to landslides and is unstable."

You shouldn't have let me do that, even though I knew it was bad, and of course if you said 'no' I'd kick and scream and cal you terrible things.

So yeah, your fault.

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