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Troy, New York is located in Rensselaer County. Zip codes in Troy, NY include 12183, 12182, and 12181. The median home price in Troy is $145,000 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Troy information.

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Saturday | Albany Times Union

Rex Smith: More cost than we see to fast food

With his company getting beaten up in both the media and the marketplace, you've got to feel just a little sympathy for the CEO of McDonald's. Not a whole lot of sympathy, mind you - Don Thompson can put up with a lot for a job that paid him $9.5 million last year.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Albany Times Union

Alleged gun runner indicted in Troy

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.

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Albany Times Union

Gorman gets second spot in judge's race

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.

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Albany Times Union

Gorman secures Democratic line for Troy judgeship

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.

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Albany Times Union

Troy announces plans to aid homeless...

Plans to assist the city's homeless veterans will be announced at 11 a.m. Friday, the city administration said. The sale of two city-owned buildings to the Troy Housing Authority and the city's participation in national Mayor's Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness will be discussed by Mayor Lou Rosamilia.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Bennington Banner

HAYC3 partners with Sequence Development for downtown project

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.

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Albany Times Union

Troy councilwoman says police slandered, defamed her

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.

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Albany Times Union

New owner plans residential units at Troy warehouse

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.

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Global Voices Online

A Fleet of Life-Size Paper Boats Is Sailing Down the Hudson River to Protest Climate Change

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.

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Berkshire Eagle

Johnnie Carrier: New-fangled milking machine a marvel

I've milked cows about 10 times in my life. And I said on those 10 occasions, "You want me to put my hand on her what?" It was contrary to everything I've been told.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

HOAXOCAUST! Set for FringeNYC's Encores Series at Baruch, Now thru 9/24

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.

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Albany Times Union

Man faces more serious charges in stabbing

TROY Eddie Fite II was indicted on attempted murder charges for allegedly stabbing William Walker during a July 18 domestic dispute on 2nd Street in Rensselaer. The stabbing happened at nearly the same instant that Walker's cousin E'Shane Walker , 16, was fatally stabbed when a fight broke out that Friday night at a teenage house party on 2nd Avenue in Troy.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Hardware store to open in Brunswick

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.

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Business Journal

The U.S. News college rankings are here -- you'll see lots of Ivy, need lots of green

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.

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Business Journal

Chamber's new home sets stage for more tenants at Troy's old Proctors

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.

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Albany Times Union

Photos: Harvest moon glows in the sky

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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13WHAM

Paper boats travel Hudson on environmental mission

A flotilla of paper boats is making a three-week journey down the Hudson River from Troy to New York City to raise awareness of climate change and energy issues. The handmade canoes, made of manilla paper strips, shellac and wood glue, are a project of the Brooklyn-based boatbuilding collective, Mare Liberum.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

Latrell Jackson, left, Kyle Locklear, center and Kayla Rivera, members of the inaugural class of the Troy Riverfront P-tech program work on their projects at Troy High School. The region has scored impressive gains in technology-related jobs, and the latest employment data from the New York State Department of Labor would suggest the region could become another Silicon Valley, albeit on a smaller scale.

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Albany Times Union

Duo accused of couple's killing due in Troy court

Daniel Reuter, 33, is arranged in Troy City Court this morning Sep. 2, 2014 on murder charges in the double murder of the Lockrow's in Troy, N.Y. Jacob Heimroth, 33, is arranged in Troy City Court this morning Sep. 2, 2014 on murder charges in the double murder of the Lockrow's in Troy, N.Y. Troy Police Chief John Tedesco is surrounded by the detectives that made arrests in two murder cases as he conducted a press conference giving information on the cases Tuesday morning Sept. 2, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. Troy Police Chief John Tedesco is surrounded by the detectives that made arrests in two murder cases as he conducted a press conference giving information on the cases Tuesday morning Sept.

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Albany Times Union

Duo accused of couple's killing due in Troy...

Jacob Heimroth and Daniel Reuter, the men accused of killing Allen and Maria Lockrow in their Lansingburgh home, are expected to be arraigned Monday in Rensselaer County Court. Last week, Heimroth, 33, of 730 Third Ave., and Reuter, 33, were charged with one count each of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the Aug. 20 brutal beating deaths of Allen and Maria Lockrow in their home at 709 First Ave. Taken into custody on Sept.

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