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Late afternoon sun cast long shadows as demolition of four thru ten King Street adjacent to Bombers takes place Monday, August 2013 in Troy. Carras / The Record) Tri Cities, Long Shadow, Back In The Day, Troy, Old Photos, City Photo, Photographs, It Cast, Street View

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Late afternoon sun cast long shadows as demolition of four thru ten King Street adjacent to Bombers takes place Monday, August 5, 2013 in Troy. (J.S. Carras / The Record)

Late afternoon sun cast long shadows as demolition of four thru ten King Street adjacent to Bombers takes place Monday, August 2013 in Troy. Carras / The Record) Tri Cities, Long Shadow, Back In The Day, Troy, Old Photos, City Photo, Photographs, It Cast, Street View

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Late afternoon sun cast long shadows as demolition of four thru ten King Street adjacent to Bombers takes place Monday, August 5, 2013 in Troy. (J.S. Carras / The Record)

From left to right: Minister Paulette Camp, Elder Davis Camp Sr., and Elder Willart Tinsley Sr. of the Agape Apostolic Church converse with Roseann Plowden outside of the congregation’s new worship space the former St. William’s Roman Catholic Church, at the intersection of Project Road and Madison Avenue in Troy’s Griswold Heights neighborhood on Wednesday. (Mike McMahon/The Record) Madison Avenue, Roman Catholic, Troy, A Team, Worship, Wednesday, The Neighbourhood, The Outsiders, Converse

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From left to right: Minister Paulette Camp, Elder Davis Camp Sr., and Elder Willart Tinsley Sr. of the Agape Apostolic Church converse with Roseann Plowden outside of the congregation’s new worship space the former St. William’s Roman Catholic Church, at the intersection of Project Road and Madison Avenue in Troy’s Griswold Heights neighborhood on Wednesday. (Mike McMahon/The Record)

Balloon artist Linda Pettis of Averill Park, also known as "Cloudy," creates a variety of objects and animals during the National Night Out event held at the Burden Iron Works Museum in South Troy Tuesday evening. Carras / The Record) Balloon Animals, Block Party, Find Someone Who, Night Out, Balloons, Law Enforcement, Troy, Tuesday, Objects

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Balloon artist Linda Pettis of Averill Park, also known as "Cloudy," creates a variety of objects and animals during the National Night Out event held at the Burden Iron Works Museum in South Troy Tuesday evening. (J.S. Carras / The Record)

Columbia Development announced that they will renovate the former DeWitt Clinton Hotel, lobby shown here, to a Renaissance Luxury Hotel. (Mike McMahon / The Record) Hotel Lobby, Renaissance, Columbia, Wedding Venues, Luxury, Top, Wedding Reception Venues, Wedding Places, Colombia

DeWitt Clinton to become Renaissance by Marriott

ALBANY -- The storied DeWitt Clinton is going to become a Renaissance by Marriott.

John Robinson, a congenital quad amputee and his business partner Doug Hamlin, a paraplegic, finish a two-week, journey along the Erie Canal. (Mike McMahon - The Record) Erie Canal, Quad, Bicycle, Journey, Business, Fall, Autumn, Bike, Bicycle Kick

Journey highlights strides made by disabled VIDEO

ALBANY -- John Robinson and Doug Hamlin were able to accomplish just what they sought out to during their 365-mile bike ride down the Erie Canal from Tonawanda to Albany: To try all of the different ice cream locations they possibly could.

A firefighter from the Boght Fire Company surveys what remains of a second floor apartment in Building 22 of the Valley View Apartment Complex, located off of Johnston Road in Latham Saturday. (Mike McMahon / The Record) Apartment Complexes, Valley View, Second Floor, Firefighter, Building, Buildings, Fire Fighters, Firefighters, Construction

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A firefighter from the Boght Fire Company surveys what remains of a second floor apartment in Building 22 of the Valley View Apartment Complex, located off of Johnston Road in Latham Saturday. (Mike McMahon / The Record)

Troy City Council President Lynn Kopka takes a kayak out into the Hudson River from the newly-repaired and reopened boat launch at Street in Lansingburgh Wednesday. CARRAS/THE RECORD) City Of Troy, Hudson River, City Council, Kayaking, Wednesday, Boat, Street, Kayaks, Dinghy

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Monday's grandstand apron crowd at the Saratoga Race Course. (Erica Miller / The Saratogian) Crowd, Apron, Dolores Park, Racing, Travel, Running, Viajes, Auto Racing, Destinations

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Monday's grandstand apron crowd at the Saratoga Race Course. (Erica Miller / The Saratogian)

Fire chief stands behind decision to demolish King Street buildings - troyrecord.com Buildings, Street View, Fire

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Fire chief stands behind decision to demolish King Street buildings - troyrecord.com

, and a commander for Bomb Group USAAC Air Force Earl M. Morrow, of Granville enjoys ride during a flight on Memphis Belle at Albany International Airport Monday, August 2013 in Colonie.Carras/The Record) Memphis Belle, Tan Pants, My Hero, Air Force, Button Up Shirts, Captain Hat, International Airport, Community, Group

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Vet reflects on service during B-17 bomber ride VIDEO - troyrecord.com

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, the one-time 'Sheriff of Wall Street' who resigned over a prostitution scandal, returned to the political limelight on Monday by launching a campaign for New York City comptroller. Chief Financial Officer, He Wants, His Eyes, Scandal, New York City, Campaign, Politics, News, New York

Spitzer seeks political redemption

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, the one-time 'Sheriff of Wall Street' who resigned over a prostitution scandal, returned to the political limelight on Monday by launching a campaign for New York City comptroller.

Anthony DiSisto, of Waterford, tries to steer the Lois McClure schooner during the first day of the Annual Steamboat Meet held at the Waterford Harbor Visitors Center Saturday. (Mike McMahon / The Record) Morning Sky, Steamboats, Water Crafts, Meet, Handmade Crafts

VIDEO: Waterford hosts steamboat captains, enthusiasts for 13th annual meet

WATERFORD -- Plumes of white smoke rose gently into the late morning sky as visitors walked along the canal's bank, taking in the sight of nearly a dozen steam-powered watercraft from another era.

Phil Colarusso, Commander of the Albany Militia seals a letter with wax at the encampment at the Blockhouse in Stillwater . (Mike McMahon / The Record) Life Video, Fortification, Seals, Wax, Letter, Bring It On, Seal, Letters, Laundry

Re-enactors bring Battle of Saratoga back to life VIDEO

STILLWATER -- Muslin tents lined the riverbank alongside field fortifications protecting a cannon poised to fire across the water at advancing British troops, just like it was back in 1777.

Troy firefighters put out a fire at 673 Avenue in Lansingburgh. (Mike McMahon / The Record) Injury Report, Second Story, Firefighters, Troy, Firemen, Fire Fighters

Lansingburgh blaze quickly extinguished; no injuries reported VIDEO

TROY -- Troy Fire crews responded to a report of smoke billowing from the roof of a home on 6th Avenue in Lansingburgh Sunday just after noontime and quickly put out a small blaze in a two-story residence.

Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy and City of Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings unveil a sign for the Office of General Services' new Business Services Center during a press conference on Thursday. After extensive renovations are complete, the center will move into the former Department of Transportation headquarters, located in Building 5 of the Harriman State Office Campus in Albany. (J.S. CARRAS/THE RECORD) Duffy, The Office, Conference, Thursday, Transportation, Sign, News, Business, Building

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Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy and City of Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings unveil a sign for the Office of General Services' new Business Services Center during a press conference on Thursday. After extensive renovations are complete, the center will move into the former Department of Transportation headquarters, located in Building 5 of the Harriman State Office Campus in Albany. (J.S. CARRAS/THE RECORD)