Coleen Murtagh Paratore

Community members staged a protest outside the Rensselaer County Courthouse.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Several Troy residents are planning a rally tonight outside city hall as the fallout from the 2016 death of Edson Thevenin continues. 

The 1st Annual T.R.E.A.T "Troy Reads Every August Together" will be held Sunday, August 25 at Riverfront Park in downtown Troy, New York at 3 p.m.

Award-winning author Coleen Murtagh Paratore joins us to talk about the event and her new book, "The Big Book About Being BIG," which will be read aloud among the group.

Murtagh Paratore is also leading Dear Writer, a writing workshop for adults, beginning September 18.

Composite Image by Dave Lucas

Late Friday, the Democratic mayor of Troy, New York vetoed a sanctuary city measure passed by the city council the night before.