Fatal Gathering: Albany Man Dies in Blunt-Force Trauma HomicideRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
In Flight, Inc. Honors Exemplary Employees, Pays Tribute to Departed ColleaguesIn Flight, Inc.NewsBreak Contributor
Former doctor accused of helping person die by suicide in New York motel is charged for manslaughterGolden GlitterNewsBreak Contributor
$6.5 Million Liability for a County in New York Intersection Crash CaseS.BrownNewsBreak Contributor
Body found in woodlands near Altamont service stationThe Shenandoah (PA) SentinelNewsBreak Contributor
Popular New York water park under fire for labor law violations
The U.S. Department of Labor fined a popular New York water park for violating child labor laws two summer seasons in a row. Zoom Flume Water Park in East Durham was fined $38,010 on Feb. 13, by the DOL after an investigation launched by the Department of Labor's Albany office. The investigation found that the park employed 35 15-year-old lifeguards "at the top of elevated, power-driven water slides between July 2021 and July 2022, in violation of federal labor laws and regulations, including the Fair Labor Standards Act."
Bethlehem Area Weekly Police Blotter February 21
Speeding, no license and drunk SLINGERLANDS – A 26-year-old Voorheesville man was arrested for DWI and Felony aggravated unlicensed operation on Wednesday, Feb. 7 after Bethlehem police pulled him over […]
Surprising Predator Caught On Doorbell Camera In New York
One of New York's most elusive predators was recently caught on camera... in one of the most unusual places. The Hudson Valley, NY ecosystem is full of animals with claws and fangs, and while most of our local critters do us a favor by staying in the woods, it's inevitable that the human world and the natural world will collide. That's exactly what happened in Elka Park, NY.
Applebee’s in Hudson permanently closing
The Capital Region is losing another Applebee’s location. The restaurant at 420 Fairview Avenue in Hudson will be permanently closing.
Journey to Latin America: Catskill's Must-Try Culinary Destinations
In this article, we explore three remarkable Latin American restaurants nestled in the heart of Catskill. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Girl Scout Cookies are Here!
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. (GSHH) kicked off the 2024 Girl Scout Cookie season across the Hudson Valley, the annual event in which Girl Scouts unbox their futures as young female entrepreneurs through the world’s largest entrepreneurial program for girls. During this highly-anticipated time of the year,...
Albany County Sheriff's Office launches wellness app to help support first responders
ALBANY COUNTY, NY (WRGB) — The Albany County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new Officer Wellness App directed at combating the many health issues and hardships first responders face each and every day. We plan to equip staff with education, available resources, and support that will ultimately assist the agency to improving overall wellness both at work and at home.
Nearly Dozen ‘Ghost Cars’ With Phony, Switched Plates Removed From Albany Streets
Nearly a dozen so-called “ghost cars” – those with either phony or switched license plates – were removed from Albany city streets on Friday, Feb. 23, according to Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple. Working with investigators from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, deputies...
Winterfest at Lawson Lake becomes ice safety educational event, sets blueprint for state
ALBANY COUNTY, NY (WRGB) — Winter sports enthusiasts took advantage of colder temperatures at Winterfest on Lawson Lake in Albany County. The annual event usually includes a snowmobile showcase, ice fishing, a sled dog meet and ice skating. This year, due to the lack of wintry conditions, organizers decided...
Upstate NY real estate: Abandoned Catskills farmhouse in ‘nature’s paradise’ reimagined for modern family
NOTE: The owners have accepted an offer for this house just before publication. Nestled in the side of a mountain on a dead end road in the Catskills sat a big, empty farmhouse. Abandoned for years, the home at 191-195 Woodchuck Hollow Road caught the eye of New York City natives Gigi Loizzo and her husband Angel Molina.
Want to Your Own a Mini Resort in the Catskills
Have you ever wanted to be an innkeeper and a barkeep? A one-of-a-kind property is for sale in Windham, New York that would allow you to be both. The Catskill Mountains are a popular destination year-round. Hiking, shopping, skiing and more bring people from everywhere to enjoy this region of the Hudson Valley. Imagine if you could live there and make a living.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Leeds as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Albany County WInterfest set for Saturday
The Albany County is holding Winterfest on Saturday. The event will take place at Lawson Lake County Park in Feura Bush. Lorraine’s Nacho Bar and Food Truck will be serving up chili, soup, chicken and biscuits, coffee and hot chocolate.
Hoosic Valley and Maple Hill set to clash in Class C semis
Class C's Hoosic Valley used a 24-1 run in the 3rd quarter against fifth-seeded Warrensburg to catapult them to a 69-32 victory in the quarterfinal rounds on Friday night. Following that game was a battle between top-seeded Maple Hill and No. 8 Whitehall.
Kingston man charged with endangering a child
SAUGERTIES – A 30-year-old Kingston man was arrested by Saugerties police and charged with misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child and the violation of harassment on February 16 at about 1:50 a.m. The arrest of Michael Green, Jr. following an investigation into an incident that had occurred days...
The Prattsville Scoop
PRATTSVILLE – Hope all of you spent Valentine’s Day with those you hold dear and you told them that. Now onto the next holiday – St. Patrick’s Day. Thank you to all who keep these days safe for us and we want them to be safe also. Our military and law enforcement organizations are always thanked and cautioned to be safe.
Can You See the ‘Problem’ with this Saugerties Apartment?
A recent apartment listing in Saugerties, NY has got the entire Hudson Valley talking. While the local housing market has cooled off slightly for prospective buyers and renters, the general sentiment among New York residents is that the power is still firmly in the hands of homeowners and landlords. That's the current focus on an apartment that is currently for rent in Saugerties, NY.
Saugerties man charged after obstructing victim’s airway
SAUGERTIES – A police investigation into a disturbance on Kramer Court in Saugerties on February 10 resulted in the arrest of a 45-year-old Saugerties man. Mario Mazariego was arrested at 6:36 p.m. following an investigation of the disturbance complaint. He was charged the misdemeanors of criminal obstruction of breathing...
5 things to know this Friday, February 23
A preliminary report by the New York Attorney General’s office claims Saratoga Springs leaders violated the constitutional rights of Black Lives Matter protesters. On Thursday, BLM activists stood on the front steps of city hall to respond to the alleged violations that occurred during demonstrations following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Also, the Albany County Democratic Committee won't endorse any candidate for the Albany County District Attorney’s seat. These stories, and more, are covered in your five things to know this Friday morning.
Albany County sheriff looking to expand program to help the homeless
The Albany County Sheriff's Office is using an old space to help create new beginnings.