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NY cops: No 'kegs and eggs' riot this St. Pat's

Last year, cars were vandalized and appliances flung from porches — responding police in riot gear were pelted with rocks and bottles

By Steven Cook
The Albany Daily Gazette

A year ago, Anton Pasquill watched a riot outside the window of his coffee shop at Quail Street and Hudson Avenue. The turmoil forced him to shut down his Hudson River Coffee House in the Pine Hills neighborhood.

This year Pasquill said he has seen the makings of a less-eventful St. Patrick's Day weekend.

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