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Land bank builds toward better Troy

Fighting blight is an unheralded struggle for the Troy Community Land Bank, a constant effort to keep buildings from deteriorating, knocking down structures when they can't be salvaged and enticing investors into North Central, the city's poorest neighborhood. In its third year of existence, the lan

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-23 23:39:40

70th annual Troy Turkey Trot held

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Nearly 7,000 turkey trotters showed up in Troy Thursday morning for the 70th edition of the Thanksgiving Day race. It's one of the Capital Region's oldest and most popular Thanksgiving events. It's all for a good cause as registration fees and donations go to the Regional Food

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-23 19:21:04

Troy festival promises one Havarti Gouda time this Saturday

Melt N' Toast, the Capital District's first major grilled cheese festival, will take place this fall on Saturday, Nov. 18 from noon to 4 p.m at the Takk House. The festival showcases the Capital District's culinary and craft beverage landscape, featuring the creativity of local food vendors paired w

SPOTLIGHTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:52

New Troy barbershop offers royal treatment

TROY, N.Y.>> The Collar City has a new barbershop with the opening of The Palace: Elite Grooming Haircuts & Designs. Owned and operated by barber Marlon Sousis, the new business recently opened at 501 Campbell Ave. Sousis was previously a founder and owner of Hall Of Fades Barbershop in Rensselaer,

TROY RECORD - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

More than 7,000 make 70th Troy Turkey Trot a rousing success

MARK ROBARGE - MROBARGE@TROYRECORD.COM Runners set out on the 10K championship race Thursday morning during the 70th Troy Turkey Trot in downtown Troy, with eventual race winner Anthony Giuliano, running shirtless, leading the way. TROY, N.Y. >> Thursday was a record-breaking day in many ways for

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Town of Lloyd man faces felony charge in domestic dispute in Troy

LLOYD - Town of Lloyd police arrested an 18-year-old man wanted on a City of Troy warrant in connection with a domestic dispute that turned physical. Carl J. Rollins Jr., 18, of Highland, was arrested Friday and turned over to Troy police. He was charged with second-degree strangulation, a felony, a


Bells ring in downtown Troy holiday shopping season

MARK ROBARGE - MROBARGE@TROYRECORD.COMMichael Barrett, executive director of the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway rings a 150-year-old bell Wednesday during a ceremony to mark the opening of the holiday shopping season in downtown Troy at the Copper Fox, a clothing store on River Street. MARK ROB


Troy middle-schoolers continue tradition by serving holiday dinner

PHOTO PROVIDEDMembers of the HOPE group at Troy Middle School take a quick break from preparing to serve dinner. TROY, N.Y. >> Students in Troy Middle School's HOPE Group helped serve the annual Thanksgiving feast Monday at the Salvation Army post on River Street. Helping to serve dinner to more


Shopping alternatives: hiking, biking, laser tag, yard work

For some people, finding those cherished Black Friday bargains among a flock of sleepy and hungry fellow shoppers is entertaining. The thrill of the hunt and making new friends along the way has become a tradition for many. But for those who want to avoid the stores, long lines, disappointments and

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-23 06:05:00

Suspicious package shuts down Jack's in Parrish

Daily Mountain Eagle PARRISH - The Jack's Family Restaurant in Parrish was evacuated for over an hour Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious package was reported in the restaurant's parking lot. Walker County Sheriff Jim Underwood confirmed Wednesday that the device, found attached to a metal fence n


Oakman to host communityChristmas tree lighting, parade

OAKMAN - The Town of Oakman is preparing for their inaugural Christmas tree lighting and annual parade, and they're seeking the help of community ... This item is available in full to subscribers. From left to right, community member James "Cowboy" Edmonds, Oakman Town Clerk Lisa Lockhart and Oakma


Man killed in I-59 crash now identified

Authorities have released the name of a man killed Monday night in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 59 in Birmingham. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Derrick Dewayne Greene. He was 41, and lived in Birmingham. The wreck happened in the northbound lanes near the Opo


3 killed in I-459 head-on crash when motorist drives wrong way on interstate

Three people were killed early Friday morning in a head-on crash on Interstate 459 in Bessemer. The crash happened between 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m. near Morgan Road. Bessemer Police Chief Mike Roper said police started receiving calls about a motorist traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Int

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 15:09:21

Bessemer PD: Man, 60, shot and killed in apparent justifiable homicide

Updated: 4:00 PM CST Nov 22, 2017 Bessemer police say a 60-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday morning in what appears to be a justifiable homicide. The man, Jerry Wayne Clements, was found shot to death near Bob Sykes BBQ on 10th Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Three people were taken into custod

WVTM13.COM - 2017-11-22 22:00:00

Man, 60, dead in Bessemer shooting; police say killing appears justifiable

A 60-year-old Bessemer twice convicted of robbery was shot to death Wednesday morning in what authorities say could have been yet another holdup. Bessemer police identified the man Jerry Wayne Clements. Court records show he was convicted of robbery in 1986 and 1998. Bessemer officers were dispatche

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 22:20:18

Thanksgiving night fight at Riverchase Galleria shuts down mall 40 minutes early

Shoppers getting an early start on Black Friday deals had their Thanksgiving trek to the Riverchase Galleria cut short when fights broke out in the mall. Hoover police and firefighters responded to the shopping center after 11 p.m. on at least one fight on the mall's second floor. Reports of gunfire

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 06:58:58

Eyewitness News Investigates: Tree Troubles For The City Of Fresno

It's an Eyewitness News Investigation. Crews in the City of Fresno are scrambling to keep up with the overwhelming number of complaints about trees and some worry that a city ordinance is part of the problem. In some cases it could be weeks or months before Fresno's tree experts can respond to compl

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-24 07:35:24

Black Friday shoppers line up at Best Buy in Fresno

Shoppers in Fresno woke up early Friday to get the best deals possible. The doors at Best Buy did not open until 8 AM, but people started lining up outside at 5 AM. Shoppers in Fresno woke up early Friday to get the best deals possible. The doors at Best Buy did not open until 8 AM, but people st

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-24 17:13:38

Fresno Valley events happening this weekend!

FRESNO - Thanksgiving weekend in the valley features the bulldogs, local businesses, Santa Claus and a whole lot of lights. The bulldogs face Boise State tomorrow afternoon. The two teams will meet again next Saturday to decide the mountain west champion. You can get your tickets online at bulldog

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-24 14:38:10

Some Shoppers Skip Thanksgiving Meals to Get Black Friday Deals

Fresno - FRESNO, Calif. -- A never ending line of shoppers celebrating Thanksgiving the best way they know how. "I'm exercising all of the turkey and pie that i ate so that's good," said Gayle Copeland, shopper. "I'm going to Wal-Mart, Kohl's, JC Penny and Target," said Jennifer Padilla, shopper. So

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-24 07:57:46