Fatal stabbing in Albany, Troy pools not opening this summer, Saratoga Springs mayor not running for re-election, Oprah at Skidmore

Fatal stabbing in Albany
Albany police said responding officers found a man stabbed on Elk Street in West Hill early Saturday morning -- and he later died of his injuries. APD says it's investigating and asking anyone with info to call. [APD]

Man injured in Schenectady hit and run
Schenectady police say a pedestrian suffered a serious head injury in an alleged hit-and-run crash on State Street near Hulett Street (map) early Monday morning. SPD says it stopped a vehicle that matched a description reported by a witness and the driver has been charged with leaving the scene. [News10] [TU]

Charting the local government jobs of politicians' families
The Times Union continues its survey of the local government jobs held by the family members of local elected officials, specifically in Halfmoon. [TU+ x2]

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Body in Saratoga Lake
State Police say the body of a man was found floating in Saratoga Lake Sunday evening and the situation is under investigation. [News10]

Albany police officer pleads not guilty
Shawn Dixon -- the off-duty Albany police officer accused a hit-and-run crash in Pine Hills May 4 -- is now being charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident. He pleaded not guilty on Friday. [WNYT] [Spectrum]

Alain Kaloyeros
A look at the arguments the attorneys for Alain Kaloyeros are making in the attempt to get the federal charges against him dismissed. [TU]

Halfmoon developer being investigated again
Brendan Lyons reports that the FBI has been investigating the business dealings of developer Bruce Tanski related to projects in town of Brunswick. [TU]

Penn Station
Andrew Cuomo is appealing to the Trump administration for emergency funding to assist in repairs at Penn Station. [TU]

Troy pools
The Madden administration has now said definitively that Troy's swimming pools will not open this summer, even though the engineering report on the facilities is not back yet. (The administration has said the pools need significant and costly maintenance work.) Council president Carmella Mantello said in a statement the city should still be exploring options for opening the pools. [TU] [WNYT] [Troy Record]

Albany planning to grieve assessment of Coeymans property
Kathy Sheehan's chief of staff says that appraisals indicate the city property the city owns in Coeymans is worth much less than $3.6 million price tag that had once been affixed to as a part of a potential sale to the state -- so the city will be grieving its tax assessment. (The land had been gathered years ago as a potential landfill site.) [TU]

Saratoga Springs mayor not running for re-election
In a surprise, Democrat Joanne Yepsen announced Friday she's not running for re-election as Saratoga Springs mayor. [Daily Gazette] [Saratogian]

Bethlehem supervisor race
A look at the probable matchup in the Bethlehem supervisor race this year. [TU]

Ride hailing
Talking with local cab drivers ahead of the arrival of ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft this summer. [WNYT]

School bus drivers
Local school districts say they're facing a school bus driver shortage. [Daily Gazette]

Colleges
Sage is cutting three positions and leaving more than 20 others unfilled, citing enrollment challenges prompted by changing demographics in the Northeast and the upcoming free SUNY tuition program. [Biz Review]

Boreas Ponds
Environmentalists say they're wary about the possibility of the DEC opening the way for uses such as "glamping" at Boreas Ponds. [Daily Gazette]

While you're still alive...
Chris Churchill talks with former Albany Catholic bishop Howard Hubbard -- for Hubbard's obit. [TU+]

UAlbany lacrosse
The UAlbany lacrosse team lost to Maryland 18-9 in the NCAA tournament quarterfinal. [TU]

A Bachelorette bachelor
Former UAlbany basketball player Mike Black is one of the contestants on the upcoming season of The Bachelorette. [TU]

Oprah
From Oprah's Skidmore commencement speech this past weekend: "There is no life without a spiritual life."

Stuff going on today

Music: Screening of The Beatles: A Hard Day's Night at Proctors
" In addition to the title track, songs performed include I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, Can't Buy Me Love, She Loves You and many more." Monday various times -- $5

Music: Eric Johnson at Cohoes Music Hall
Blues guitarist. With: Arielle. 8 pm -- $42

Music: The Dollyrots at The Low Beat
Punk. With: Odd Body, Katie Louise, Eric Lewis. 7 pm -- $8 ahead / $10 at door

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