Finding a replacement for Kaloyeros, pedestrian killed in Latham, Long stands behind Trump, controversy over Saratoga's Code Blue location

SUNY Poly without Kaloyeros
Finding a replacement for Alain Kaloyeros could prove challenging because of SUNY Poly's dual role as an academic institution and an integral part of New York's economic development efforts, but SUNY Poly officials say Alain Kaloyeros's replacement is expected to be more focused on running SUNY Poly and less focused on development. [Politico][TU]

Fatal accident in Latham
[Corrected from an earlier report] Police are investigating an accident on Route 9 in Latham on Tuesday night that claimed the life of a pedestrian. [News 10]

Albany raises
Some Albany officials are questioning raises proposed in Kathy Sheehan's 2017 budget, including an $8,000 raise for her personal assistant. [TU]

911
Kathy Jimino and Dan McCoy were among the officials calling for funding for improvements in the 911 system, which is not set up to receive text messages in some parts of the state. [TU]

Education walk ends at Capitol
Advocates for school spending wrapped up a 150-mile walk from New York City on Tuesday outside the Executive Chamber, where they demanded the state pay $3.9 billion due to their districts from a settlement made under former Governor Eliot Spitzer. [TWCN][TU]

Schenectady tourism
Schenectady County's legislature has approved the creation of a tourism and visitors bureau. [Gazette]

Heroin pharaphenalia in downtown Saratoga
Saratoga Springs police are cautioning the public about heroin pariphinalia that has been left behind in public bathrooms and alleys -- asking them not to touch the items, but to contact authorities. [Gazette]

Saratoga gun show
Thousands of supporters of a longtime Saratoga Springs gun show have signed a petition urging the city to keep the show. [WNYT]

Wendy Long
Chuck Schumer's opponent, Wendy Long, is among the Republicans standing by Donald Trump. Long is expected to headline at a Women for Trump rally at The Desmond today. [NYT][State of Politics]

Code Blue, Saratoga
Saratoga Springs business owners are complaining about the new location of the City's Code Blue emergency shelter at the Soul Saving Station on Henry Street. [TWCN]

Identity thief
A Schenectady man will spend two years in prison for stealing an identity to get a U. S. passport, medicaid and social services benefits. [TU]

Rolex thief sentenced
A Brooklyn man will spend 15 years in prison for a robbery at Frank Adams in Stuyvesant Plaza where a 77-year-old woman was sprayed with pepper spray. [TU]

Shenendehowa land deal
The Shenendehowa School District may soon hand over a parcel of land to developers that the town wants to remain open space. [TU]

Hochul at Union
Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul spoke out against sexual assault on Tuesday to students at Union College, touting Andrew Cuomo's Enough is Enough legislation. [Gazette]

Cover Boy
Bethlehem High Schools James Charles is Cover Girl's first Cover Boy.[TU]

The tailor
A look at the life, work, and spirit of the tailor who won't leave downtown Albany. [TU]

Stuff going on today

Outside Mullingar

Today-Sunday: This is the last week for Capital Rep's production of John Patrick Shanley's Outside Mullingar. (It runs through October 16.) Tuesday-Sunday various times -- $20 and up

Rocky Horror
The new season of The Palace's movie series starts with The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with live shadowcast The Kids of Albany. Wednesday 7 pm -- $7

Underground System
Underground System at The Hollow
Afrobeat. With: Taina Asili y la Bande Rebelde, Kuts & Kicks (DJ Trumastr x Stephen Struss). 8 pm -- $10

Comments

Your "Pedestrian killed" item needs correction. There was a fatal accident on Alternate Route 7, as the story you linked to describes, but there was no pedestrian involved. Unfortunately, there was also a fatal accident last night on Rte 9 in Latham that did involve a pedestrian: http://news10.com/2016/10/12/pedestrian-killed-on-rt-9-in-latham-tuesday-night/

Corrected. Thanks.

And let's call it a "crash" rather than an "accident" too!

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