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Firefighter From Cohoes Accused Of Child Endangerment

A Capital District firefighter is facing criminal charges for alleged interactions with a teenage girl, authorities said. Albany County resident Glenn Dame, age 33, of Cohoes, was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 16, and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. The arrest followed an investigation...
COHOES, NY
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Gillibrand calls staff situation at Columbia Memorial Health a crisis

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says the situation at a Hudson medical facility is a “crisis.” She says staff shortages and low wages are plaguing Columbia Memorial Health. in part, “As the only hospital between Kingston and Albany, Columbia Memorial Health staff serve more than 100,000 residents,” Gillibrand wrote In a letter to the hospital’s president, Jay Cahalan. “Due to low wages and high turnover, CMH is operating at a staff vacancy of more than 200 bargaining unit members.”
HUDSON, NY
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Cars stolen, damaged from Manheim Albany

NewsChannel 13 has learned that two vehicles were stolen and another was damaged at Manheim Albany. A spokesperson tells us no one was injured and all the vehicles have been recovered. The dealership says they are working closely with Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department as they investigate.
ALBANY, NY
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Albany’s South End gets date for grocery store opening

Some good news in store for residents that live in the South End neighborhood in Albany. The area has long been a food desert, but soon that will change with the opening of a grocery store. The new grocery store will be at 106 South Pearl Street, where a McDonalds...
ALBANY, NY

New legislation places restrictions on toy guns in NYS

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)— New legislation signed by Governor Hochul, now places restrictions on what color toy guns can be. No longer can these imitation weapons be black, blue, silver, or aluminum. Instead the colors have to be white or bright red, bright green, bright blue, bright pink, bright purple, or made of entirely transparent or […]
ALBANY, NY
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GOOD NEWS!: A simple change can reap big rewards

COEYMANS — It’s a simple concept that could reap an aesthetic reward — prettying up our mailboxes to add some curb appeal to the community. That’s what volunteer Joan Radley and the new organization Seeds of Hope are trying to do with her campaign to clean up and pretty up the neighborhood.
COEYMANS, NY
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New York communities grapple with harmful algal blooms

A stretch of the Wallkill River affected by a Harmful Algal Bloom near the Gardens for Nutrition in New Paltz on August 14, 2022. This weekend New Yorkers will again flock to the water seeking relief from the heat. But there's a warning out about algae and the health risks it poses to people and pets.
GREENE COUNTY, NY
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Strong Thunderstorm moving through area

ALBANY, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Special Weather Statement. A strong thunderstorm is moving through the Mohawk Valley area and could impact areas of Southern Herkimer County through 6:30PM Thursday. The storm was tracked by radar, at 5:39PM, Thursday, near Utica moving...
ALBANY, NY
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Explore the Catskill’s stone mysteries

Join Overlook Mountain Center DEC guides Glenn Kreisberg and Dave Holden on Sunday, August 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to explore the mysterious stone constructions found in Mink Hollow, including “Manitou Hassunnash” (spirit stones), mega walls, cairn fields, possible effigies and alignments. Who built them, when and why?
CATSKILL, NY

5 things to know this Friday, August 19

Today's five things to know include a fatal hit-and-run in Clifton Park, the arrest of famed horse trainer Chad Brown, and a Port Jervis woman missing for over a month found dead. And yes, there is lighter news, too!
ALBANY, NY
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PETA protests use of horses in ‘Gilded Age’ filming

Members of PETA gathered in Albany to protest the filming of the HBO series “The Gilded Age.” PETA supporters wearing horse masks slammed the production and their reliance on live horses. The animal rights activists say a horse collapsed and died on the show’s Long Island set while...
ALBANY, NY
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SUNY orders HVCC to comply with system-wide COVID rules

Hudson Valley Community College in Troy is being ordered to comply with SUNY's system-wide COVID rules. Thursday Anta Cissé-Green, SUNY's Senior Vice Chancellor & General Counsel, emailed Hudson Valley Community College President Roger Ramsammy a "letter of non-compliance," directing HVCC to submit documentation by Monday showing the college’s compliance with vaccine policy mandated by the Board of Trustees that oversees the 64-campus university system.
TROY, NY
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