SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Springs City Council is pushing for an end to the months-long dispute with Saratoga Black Lives Matter. Both sides say they want to stop the name-calling, shouting and screaming. There've been protests, rallies, and Broadway shut down. The BLM group was further upset by comments...
Ruth Riozzi is called the "Mother Teresa of Hudson." For years, she's made sure those in need don't go without food. In the more than 30 years since she started a food pantry with the help of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Hudson, she says the needs have changed with the pandemic making them even greater.
Albany, NYPosted bySyracuse.com
Albany, N.Y. — Some labor unions in New York are questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to require Covid-19 vaccines or regular testing for all state workers. Cuomo said Wednesday he wants to get the requirement in place by Labor Day. He said his administration is in talks with unions and acknowledged there would be some pushback.
ALBANY – New York's moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic will remain in place for another month even as the White House will allow the federal government's similar policy to expire at the end of July. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday announced the Biden Administration intends...
RENSSELAER - Sister Betsy Van Duesen hasn't stopped since the pandemic started. "The fact that we still have to do it is tragic. The fact that we can is extraordinary," Van Duesen said. The director of community partnerships for Catholic Charities has helped the organization host more than 140 drive-thru...
Port Jervis, NYPosted by101.5 WPDH
Though COVID-19 got in the way of the original July 4, 2020 wedding plans, the show eventually went on during a four-day Hudson Valley wedding celebration weekend earlier this month for Mark Dobrosky and bride Ellie Monohan, the daughter of Katie Couric. Named one of the world's 9 most beautiful...
KINDERHOOK—On Saturday, August 21st the Columbia County Historical Society of New York will “throw open the shutters” and host a party to (belatedly) celebrate the 200th anniversary of one of its historic properties, the James Vanderpoel “House of History” located on Broad Street in Kinderhook. The stately Federal redbrick home turned 200 last year, but live celebrations were postponed due to the pandemic.
SCHENECTADY (WRGB) — It’s been an exciting month for the Deeb family. Ben, who you might recognize from past Dose of Reality stories, works as a certified Recovery Peer Advocate with Healing Springs in Saratoga. Last month, he also celebrated four years in recovery and got married. His mother Nancy...
Schenectady, NYDaily Gazette
SCHENECTADY — People with disabilities and their advocates gathered Thursday to press for more state funding for the caregivers who work with the disabled. The money is part of the Medicare funding stream, and has not seen a net increase in a decade, said Kirk Lewis, executive director of the Schenectady ARC.
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New epilepsy medication fund launches Thursday through local teen's generous Make-A-Wish. New epilepsy medication fund launches Thursday through local teen's generous Make-A-Wish. Justin Chaires to run against Tonko in primary. Police look for Giant Chair vandals. NYS Senator calls for more COPS funding. Local county launches new health task force.
ALBANY, New York (WWNY) - Unions are reacting to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that all state employees need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested weekly. The governor also announced Wednesday that front-facing workers in state-owned hospitals must be vaccinated, with no option for weekly testing. The Civil Service...
SCHENECTADY (WRGB) — The worst crisis in more than 30 years...that's how the executive director of the Schenectady Arc is characterizing this staff shortage facing his agency that cares for those with disabilities. A rally was held Thursday afternoon at Proctors in Schenectady to draw awareness to solve this growing...