Police: Cairo woman stole purse, phone

CAIRO — A Greene County woman was arrested on felony charges Tuesday following an investigation into a reported theft in Cairo, Steven Nevel, public information officer for state police Troop F, said Thursday. April L. Cogswell, 35, of Cairo is accused of stealing another woman’s purse and cell phone. The...
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1 shot in the head on Willet Street

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday. morning, July 23, on Willett Street. On Friday, July 23, at around 1 a.m., officers responded to the area of Willett Street and Hudson Avenue for reports of shots fired. When arrived, officers confirmed a gun was shot in the area and an investigation was started.
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Governor Cuomo raises age of consent for marriage in New York to 18

ALBANY, N.Y . (WSYR-TV) – Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Thursday raising the age of consent to be married in New York State to 18. The new measure builds on legislation eliminating child marriage that the governor signed in 2017 by removing the ability for 17-year-olds to be married with parental and judicial consent.
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Bear cub gets trapped in upstate NY food bucket

State Environmental Conservation officers recently helped free a bear cub with a plastic chicken feeder stuck on its head in Greene County. The incident, perhaps reminiscent of a Winnie the Pooh conundrum, started July 1 when a conservation officer received a call from a resident about a black bear cub with what appeared to be a bucket stuck on its head in the hamlet of Round Top.
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Local pre-med student launches clothing line

Rensselaer, N.Y. (NEWS10)—A Rensselaer High School graduate and pre-med student has launched a clothing line. Noah Mujalli was voted “best dressed” in high school and now he’s helping others up their style game with his new streetwear clothing line, “Common Standards.” 10% of the proceeds will go to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for Mental Health Awareness. Mujalli says his path to fashion design is a unique one.
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DEC Rescues Cub, Its Head Shackled In Bucket for Weeks

Bear sightings seem to be the norm these days throughout the Capital Region, and while it's always wise to keep a safe distance, our natural curiosity makes it impossible to veer away. Bears are curious creatures too, and in the hunt for food, they sometimes get themselves into some pretty precarious situations and this happened recently in Greene County.
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15 Best Burgers in The Berkshires

The culinary scene in The Berkshires has something for everyone. From Micheline star chefs to hole-in-the-wall dinners, fresh seafood to wood-fired artisanal pizza, and everything in between. If you're just craving one of the classics - a good, old-fashion burger there's plenty of options for you to choose from. We...
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2 Videos of 2 Cute Cubs Playing & Exploring on Berkshire County Property

Berkshire County, and many areas for that matter, has become the 'Summer of Bear.' We have seen and shared a plethora of bear related videos that Berkshire County residents have posted and shared in local Facebook groups. Most of the time, the videos show bears roaming around or walking across a road. However, in some cases, you'll see a group of bears (usually a mama with one or two cubs) make their way to a porch or deck. So far, we haven't seen any videos of bears actually getting into a home. Thank goodness.

How about a senior rate?

General admission to the Altamont Fair is $22, which includes rides. While this is a good deal for those who enjoy rides, not so much for many seniors who do not. Although there is a free Senior Day, many seniors would also like to attend evenings. How about a senior...