Shooting during neighbor dispute, criticism of coverage of hate group claims, dirt bikes on city streets, 90 years old and still cutting hair

Shot during neighbor dispute
State Police say a Moreau man was shot during a dispute with a neighbor Sunday night -- he was airlifted to Albany Med with serious injuries and is expected to survive. The neighbor is facing charges of first-degree assault and first-degree criminal use of a firearm. A neighbor says she heard five loud noises that sounded like fireworks. [NYSP] [WNYT] [Spectrum]

Albany police West Hill search
Albany police were searching the Central/Lexington area of West Hill Monday following an armed robbery at a mobile phone store (map) in the morning, and they were continuing to survey a nearby spot on Sherman Street where a man had been fatally shot Sunday. [TU]

Register to vote
The deadline to register to vote for the November election -- or to change your party enrollment for next year's primaries -- is this Friday. [TU]

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Attempted murder charge in East Greenbush
A Cohoes man has been indicted on charges that include attempted second-degree murder after an August incident in which a woman was injured at an East Greenbush apartment. [TU]

Pedestrian killed on Northway
State Police say a 67-year-old woman was on foot when she was struck by a tractor trailer on the Northway near Exit 15 Monday morning. She was pronounced dead at the scene. [NYSP]

Hate groups
Farther afield: An article about the alleged size of the presence of the KKK in in Gloversville by the Leader Herald raised media eyebrows Monday -- Liz Benjamin called it "naive." Gloversville mayor Dayton King, to News10: "They've given a platform to four people that go by fake names. They don't really know who they are and they are just saying anything and they printed it." And King on the possibility people there are involved with the KKK, to Spectrum: "I think you've got some people that are demented." [Leader Herald] [Nuzzel] [@CTLizB] [News10] [Spectrum]

Immigration
Two siblings in Schenectady -- brought to the US from Guatemala by their mother as a teens -- are facing federal jail time and possible deportation after being convicted of visa fraud for a situation in which their attorneys argued they had little choice. [Daily Gazette]

Troy politics
A profile of John Donohue's bid to get re-elected to the Troy City Council as a write-in after being pushed aside by the city's Republican party. [Troy Record]

Dirt bikes
Despite the fact it's illegal to drive then on streets, there's apparently been an upswing in people riding dirt bikes around Albany and Troy -- and police are reluctant to track them down. [TU]

Former Trustco building
Schenectady County is moving to sell the former Trustco building on Erie Boulevard in downtown Schenectady that it bought in 2005 (streetview) -- and which has been largely unused. [TU]

Barbershop
Chris Churchill stops in at a Lansingburgh barber shop for to talk with the 90-year-old barber who works there. [TU]

Stuff going on today

The Color Purple
Tuesday-Saturday: The touring production of the Tony-winning Broadway musical version of The Color Purple continues at Proctors. Tuesday-Saturday various times -- $20 and up

Sex With Strangers
Tuesday-Sunday: Capital Rep continues its production, Sex With Strangers. The production runs through October 15. Tuesday-Sunday various times -- $20 and up

Front Parlor
Tuesday: The Front Parlor storytelling series is back at The Ale House in Troy. This month's theme: "Misunderstanding." Tuesday 7:30 pm

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