Siena poll:Cuomo's popularity jumps, NY lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have problems with Trump budget, an act of kindness revealed after graduation

Siena poll shows bump in Cuomo's popularity
A new Siena poll shows Andrew Cuomo's support among New York voters has jumped significantly, from 54% to 61%. But the poll shows some voters still think the governor is "under water" on six issues, including taxes and infrastructure. [Gazette][TU]

NY lawmakers on Trump budget
Chuck Schumer, Elise Stefanik and John Faso all say they have problems with the proposed Trump budget. [Hearst]

The DCCC is adding Elise Stefanik to a list of Republicans to target in the midterm elections. [Gazette]

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Stabbing arrest
Albany police have arrested a suspect in connection with a stabbing near Livingston and Pennsylvania Avenue.[News 10]

Car slams into Albany home
A dairy truck driver nodded off at the wheel early Wednesday morning, slamming into four parked cars and the porch of a home on Grandview Terrace in Albany. [WNYT][TWCN]

4 year old's custom wheelchair stolen
A $2,000 custom wheelchair for a four year old boy was stolen from a home on the 500 block of Hamilton Street. [WNYT]

Concert venues on security
In the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack, the TU Center and other local entertainment venues are increasing security and reassuring patrons that they'll be safe at shows.

Man dies repairing car
A Clifton Park man was killed while trying to fix his car on a Saratoga County roadside, when the car dragged him into a roadway and a ditch. [TWCN]

SUNY Provost leaving for Missouri
SUNY Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Alexander Cartwright will be leaving his post for a new job as Chancellor of the University of Missouri' flagship campus in Columbia. [TU]

Cap Rep
More on efforts to relocate Capital Rep.[TU]

Rotterdam store owner chases bandits
A 54-year-old convenience store owner in Rotterdam chased a pair of would be bandits from his Markanda Grocery Store with a baseball bat and chased them by car for three blocks.

Saratoga vandals
Someone vandalized the Horse of a Different Color outside the Broadway branch of the Adirondack Trust Company. [TU]

The NYS Senate passed a bill on Tuesday prohibiting the use of elephants for circuses, carnivals, rides, parades and races in the state. [Daily News]

An act of kindness, revealed
A woman who lost buried her mother and grandmother on consecutive days graduated from Maria College with a little help from the late John Egan

Stuff going on today
Some People Hear Thunder
Today-Sunday: This production of Some People Hear Thunder at Capital Rep has been extended another week. Tuesday-Sunday various times -- $20 and up


Oh Wonder at Upstate Concert Hall
Alt pop. With: Charlotte Cardin. 8 pm -- $18 ahead / $20 day of

The Orwells at The Hollow
Rock. With: The Walters. 9 pm -- $13

Sara Watkins at The Egg
Singer/songwriter/fiddler. With: Mike & Ruthy. 7:30 pm -- $29.50

The Sylvan Esso show at Lucky Strike is sold out.

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