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Two people reportedly shot near Governor’s Mansion in Albany

Two people were shot Friday near the Governor’s Mansion, the official residence for New York state’s chief executive, according to reports. Two men were shot about 11:40 p.m. at Grand Street between Madison Avenue and Elm Street — two blocks from the Executive Mansion — the Albany Times Union reported Saturday. Neither of the victims, ages 34 and 30, suffered life-threatening injuries, the outlet reported, citing police. The older wounded man was shot in the leg while the younger one was grazed by a bullet in the face during the same incident, Albany police officer Steve Smith said, according to the Times Union. The pair was rushed to Albany Medical Center, WNYT reported. Cops did not have any suspects in the shooting as of Saturday morning, according to the Times Union. According to the Times Union, the shots were fired Friday night in an area where several recent shootings have taken place. In May 2021, a 15-year-old girl was fatally shot near the Governor’s Mansion, and in November 2018, a 22 year-old man was shot in the head in the vicinity of the residence, according to reports.
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Woman killed in Albany shooting

A woman shot Sunday afternoon in Albany has died. Now police have a homicide investigation on their hands. The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North Pearl Street near Livingston Avenue. That’s where police say a 27-year-old woman was shot. The victim was taken to...
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Woman dies after daytime shooting in Albany

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — UPDATE: A woman has now died, following a shooting Sunday afternoon on North Pearl Street -- which has been reclassified as a homicide. Around 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of North Pearl Street near Livingston Avenue for reports of a shooting. Arriving officers located a 27-year-old woman who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.

Medevacs Called To Route 9 Crash (DEVELOPING)

A serious crash closed Route 9 in Freehold Sunday, July 3. At least two medevacs were called to the scene at US 33 sometime around 1:45 p.m. Unconfirmed reports say two people were pronounced dead and several miles of traffic delays were reported. Footage from the scene shows at least...

Iconic Woodstock Restaurant Reopens and it Looks Amazing

Those of us that have been around the Hudson Valley for a while, especially the Ulster County area, remember the Little Bear Restaurant in Woodstock. I remember going to the Little Bear for the first time in the 1980s. My friend Keith took me there and made me try the cold sesame noodles. They were delicious, as was the rest of the meal.

Guilderland Farmer's Market kicks off 2022 season

GUILDERLAND, NY (WRGB) — A ribbon cutting ceremony kicked off the season for the Guilderland Farmer's Market season this weekend!. The market is host to a long range of local vendors from the Capital Region who are selling arts and crafts, along with food, coffee and plenty of baked goods.

Check Out Kingston’s New Anchor Cafe

The Hudson Valley has seen some significant changes over the past couple of years, and much of that has to do with the covid pandemic. The whole world has seen changes, but today we’re talking about the Hudson Valley. The pandemic has affected individuals, families, schools, and businesses. One...

Popular Ulster Pizza Shop Closed for Summer Due to Medical Issue

Summer is here and that means lots of partying and barbecues, and going out for easy meals like pizza. One Ulster County town is going to be missing their favorite pizza this summer, but that’s not even the part that has residents and pizza fans concerned. They’re far more concerned about why their favorite pizza won’t be available this summer.

Heirloom Tomatoes With Peanut Salsa Macha From The Lil’ Deb’s Oasis Cookbook

Since opening its doors in 2016 in Hudson, New York, Lil’ Deb’s Oasis has established itself as a colorful and quirky hub for culinary excellence. The restaurant has picked up several James Beard Award nominations, and earlier this year was named a semifinalist in the categories of Outstanding Hospitality and Best Chef: New York State. Lil’ Deb’s takes a playful and creative approach to tropical comfort food — and now, with the release of its first cookbook, “Please Wait to Be Tasted,” its dishes are accessible beyond its Upstate footprint.