Search for Alkaramla continues down river, Rosamilia vetoes council's budget cut, closing arguments in Skelos trial, AG's warning for Springsteen fans
Noel Alkaramla search
The Search for Noel Alkaramla will move further down the Hudson River today. On Tuesday police dropped a rolling suitcase in the river to see how a suitcase containing the eight of a body would travel. Earlier this week the Alkaramla's stepfather told police to look for a suitcase. [TU[WNYT][Record]
Missing Mechanicville man
Mechanicville police are searching for a 39 year old man who was last seen on Saturday.[TU]
Rosamilia vetoes budget cut
Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia has vetoed the City Council's decision to eliminate the parks and recreation director position from the city budget - the only cut the council made to the 2016 spending plan. [Record]
Does a voice vote violate Freedom of Information law?
The Albany County Legislature voted to approve a $610 million budget with a voice vote on Tuesday -- where legislators as a group shout yay or nay -- rather than an individual roll call vote -- which means you can't find out how your particular legislator voted - which some say is a violation of the freedom of information act.
In closing arguments on Tuesday, prosecutors said Dean Skelos pressured three businesses into giving his son, Adam, $300,000 in fees and benefits. [NYT]
Capital Region gun sales
Local gun sales appear to be on the rise [TU]
Pedestrian struck in Menands
An 81 year old pedestrian was hit by a car on Van Rensselaer Boulevard in Menands early Wednesday. [TU]
Lansingburgh school vote
By seven votes, voters in Lansingburgh narrowly supported an $18.1 million project to expand turnpike elementary school.
Opponents of a proposed pipeline that could eventually run through the Capital Region will rally at the Capitol today, to ask Governor Cuomo to have the state Health Department evaluate e the risk of the project. [TU]
Albany County drone law
Albany County had a public hearing Tuesday on its proposed drone ban, and none of the dozens of people who showed up to speak was in favor of the law. [News 10][TWCN]
Before you order your Springsteen tickets from a resale outlet
Eric Schneiderman is warning Springsteen fans and resale ticket outlets that offering "speculative tickets' - tickets the resale outlet does not yet own - may constitute deceptive advertising. [TU]
Capital Region's cheapest gas
Gas for $2.01 a gallon in Nassau. [TU]
A touring production of the Broadway show Matilda The Musical will be at Proctors this week. It's based on the Roald Dahl story of the same name. Tuesday-Sunday various times - $20 and up
A Christmas Story
Capital Rep continues its production of A Christmas Story, The Musical, an adaptation of the classic film. Tuesday-Sunday various times - $20 and up
The Siena men's basketball team takes on Hofstra at the TU Center. 7 pm - $8 and up
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