Mechanicville man seeks parole for 9th time

Mechanicville man seeks parole for 9th time

25 May 2019

Request comes as state debates parole for elderly prisoners

By Steve Hughes

Kenyon “Billy” Pruyn will make his case to the state parole board for the ninth time next month.

Pruyn, the man responsible for the 1976 shooting spree in Mechanicville that killed two, including a young police officer, and wounded nine, is now 75.

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More than 20 leading NYC organizations urge Community Boards to support plan for borough-based jails

More than 20 leading NYC organizations urge Community Boards to support plan for borough-based jails

20 May 2019

Community-based facilities could offer trauma-informed, gender-responsive services that will help people succeed when they are released

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A Teary Stacey Abrams Just Dropped Major Hints About Her Next Move

A Teary Stacey Abrams Just Dropped Major Hints About Her Next Move

09 May 2019

“There are few things that bring tears to my eyes and emotion to my voice but clarity to my thinking and it is the commitment to justice in our criminal justice system.”

 

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For Mother's Day, Advocates and Legislators Rally in Harlem for the Rights of Children of Incarcerated Parents

For Mother's Day, Advocates and Legislators Rally in Harlem for the Rights of Children of Incarcerated Parents

10 May 2019

Legislation would Address New York’s Homegrown Family Separation Crisis

New York, NY - May 10, 2019 – Today, state lawmakers and a broad coalition of advocates, children of incarcerated parents, and community leaders from the Osborne Association, We Got Us Now, Release Aging People in Prison, the NY Initiative for Children of Incarcerated Parents, Brooklyn Defenders, The Bronx Defenders, and Coalition for Women’s Prisoners gathered at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building to acknowledge Mother’s Day and call for immediate action to support and strengthen in-person visiting in New York State jails and prisons.

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