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A man who police say traveled from Georgia to Troy to sell illegal handguns was arraigned Monday in Rensselaer County Court on felony charges. Alfonso Pettigrew , 25, of Lilburn, Ga., appeared before Judge Andrew Ceresia and pleaded not guilty.
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Gloria Knorr of Colonie rides the merry-go-round with her grandson, Nicholas Bolling, 2, of Cohoes during the final day of business at Hoffman's Playland, on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Latham, N.Y. Knorr often came to Hoffman's when she was a child.
A man who police say traveled from Georgia to Troy to sell illegal handguns was indicted on eight felony counts Friday. Alfonso Pettigrew , 25, of Lilburn, Ga., was indicted on four counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a count of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a firearm, according to the indictment handed up before Supreme Court Judge George B. Ceresia, Jr. Rensselaer County Sheriff's deputies said they got a tip that Pettigrew was to allegedly sell the pistols to someone at Hudson Valley Plaza on Route 4 on Aug. 1 and he did not have a New York pistol permit.
City court judge candidate Keith Gorman takes notes as the Rensselaer County Board of Elections counts absentee ballots Friday Sept. 12, 2014, in Troy, NY.
Keith Gorman held on to second place in the Democratic primary for City Court judge ensuring he will appear on the November ballot. After the Rensselaer County Board of Elections counted the absentee ballots Friday, Gorman defeated Corporation Counsel Ian Silverman 709 to 686.
The Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition announced its partnership with Sequence Development for the generation of plans for the proposed construction at the vacant lot where Dougherty's Hotel once stood. The Hoosick Falls nonprofit and Troy developer are working together to design a unique concept into the space.
Troy councilwoman Anastasia Robertson addresses the media during a press event at the Sanctuary for Independent Media on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Troy, N.Y. Robertson held the press event to address what she called false allegations made against her by the Troy PBA president at the monthly Troy City Council Meeting.
The multi-story warehouse at 2-10 River St. just south of downtown Troy has a new owner with plans to convert at least part of the 102,000 square feet of space into residential units. The building, which houses the Old Brick Warehouse furniture retailer, was acquired by 10 River St. LLC doing business as Fairbank Properties, which already offers apartments for rent in Albany and New York City.
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. This article was written by Duncan Meisel for 350.org , an organization building a global climate movement, and is republished on Global Voices as part of a content sharing agreement.
Questing Beast Productions is proud to present the 2014 FringeNYC Encores performances of HOAXOCAUST!, written and performed by Barry Levey, directed by Jeremy Gold Kronenberg . HOAXOCAUST! Winner of this year's 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award.
The former Feather's Furniture store on Hoosic Street shows the renovation taking place Monday Sept. 8, 2014, in Troy, N.Y. It will become an Ace Hardware store.
New college rankings from U.S. News show that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a private engineering school in Troy, New York finished in tie for 42nd. As high school students across the nation embark on the journey of selecting a college, one of the usual spots they turn to is the annual Best Colleges rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
Linda Hillman, president of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce, speaks to communications and marketing coordinator Chyresse Wells at the chamber's new offices at 90 Fourth St. in downtown Troy, New York. The offices were once part of historic Proctor's Theatre Now that the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce has moved into its new headquarters in downtown Troy, New York, others are asking about taking space in what used to be the offices of historic Proctor's Theatre.
A full moon, the so-called Harvest Moon, appears above Joe Bruno Stadium during a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. ORG XMIT: MER2014090820553039 The full moon is seen rising in the sky above the domes of the Smolny Cathedral in St.Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Sept.
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