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New COVID death announced in Rensselaer County

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Rensselaer County recorded 28 new cases of COVID-19 from the weekend and Monday. There was also a new death. The county’s seven-day rolling average, according to New York State, is 1.6%. A 77-year-old man, who was a resident of the Evergreen Commons nursing home in East...
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Buffalo, NYWIVB

NYS to target zip codes with low vaccination rate, including 14215 & 14770

(WIVB) — Although vaccinations are slowly increasing, COVID-19 is still hitting communities. New York State is now pushing people to get vaccinated as the delta variant spreads across the country. Right now, 75-percent of adults statewide are fully vaccinated, but Gov. Cuomo says the key will now be targeting the hesitancy happening in areas with a low vaccine rate.
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How Wet Is It? Wet Enough to Sprout Colorful Mushrooms in Everyone’s Lawn

No the Smurfs haven’t moved into your neighborhood. It’s just July has been so wet mushrooms have been popping up everywhere and in a lot more colors than blue. Usually the mushrooms you see when hiking a trail deep into the woods, have been showing up in Central New York lawns, even the well maintained ones. Matt Steecker, a writer with the Ithaca Journal, was seeing so many pictures shared on social media he decided to investigate why it was happening.
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96.1 The Eagle

Seafood Anyone? A Restaurant In Syracuse Is Regarded As NY’s Best

Finding a good seafood place for dinner can be very hit or miss. One place in Syracuse sure knows how to reel in the customers as they never seem to miss. A lot of places claim to be a seafood place but have only about five seafood items on their menu, this place is not one of those. If you're really looking for seafood, you can't go wrong with hopping on the thruway and heading west to Syracuse. Whether it is clams, salmon, or any other kind of fish. These guys sure know how to get it right.
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103.9 The Breeze

If You See This Bug In New York State, You’re Asked to Report It [PHOTOS]

It's been a downright humid and rainy summer so far in Western New York. In fact, I cannot remember the last time we've seen a July this muggy and wet. With the humid and rainy weather, that usually means bugs are even worse than they normally are and that's the case for my yard. I've seen so many gnats, fruit flies, mosquitos, and spiders the last few weeks, although I'm perfectly fine with the spiders since they help keep the pest population down.
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Bear Cub Rescued After Food Bucket Gets Trapped On Its Head, NY State DEC Says

A bear cub who had a plastic chicken feeder bucket stuck on its head was recently rescued by state Environmental Conservation officers. The adventure to help the little cub began on Thursday, July 1, when the department received a call from a resident in Greene County in the hamlet of Round Top about a black bear cub with what appeared to be a bucket stuck on its head.

Better bites key for Bassmaster Open on Oneida Lake

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Catching limits shouldn’t be terribly difficult during the Bassmaster Northern Open at Oneida Lake, but according to Macedon, N.Y., pro Casey Smith, finding the difference-makers may be challenging. Competition days will be July 29-31 with daily takeoffs from Oneida Shores Park at 6 a.m. ET. Weigh-ins...
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Meet the CNYSPCA Pet of the Week: Loki

Submitted by Donna Newman for the Central New York SPCA. Loki is the Norse god of mischief and mayhem, and that’s the perfect name for our favorite dog! Loki is good with other dogs and is part of our doggy playgroup. Loki found himself at the shelter when his owners...