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Fultonville declares snow emergency
January 17, 2022, 4:11 pm | Source
The Village of Fultonville has declared a Level 1 snow emergency. The emergency is in affect from January 17 at 8 a.m. until January 18 at 8 p.m.

New Taco Bell opening in Pittsfield
January 17, 2022, 3:36 pm | Source
A new Taco Bell restaurant located at 1101 Dalton Ave in Pittsfield will open at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday January 19.

Renwyck Place Senior Apts in Rensselaer evacuated after building flooded
January 17, 2022, 3:28 pm | Source
The Rensselaer Police Department and Fire Department are currently working on scene at Renwyck Place Senior apartment complex located at 18 Fourth Ave. in the City of Rensselaer. According to police, the building flooded after a sprinkler head burst on the third floor.

Water main break in North Adams
January 17, 2022, 3:15 pm | Source
The North Adams Police Department said there is a water main break in the area of Prospect Street. The break will be affecting services to that section of the city.

Counterfeit money used at Fulton County businesses
January 17, 2022, 2:48 pm | Source
Complaints have recently been made to Fulton County law enforcement agencies regarding the passing of counterfeit $100 bills at local businesses.

NXIVM president gets start of prison sentence delayed
January 17, 2022, 2:47 pm | Source
Nancy Salzman, president and co-founder of the Capital Region-based sex cult NXIVM, has had the start of her prison sentence delayed by one month. Salzman was sentenced to 3 and a half years in prison in September 2021 for her role in the organization.

All lanes closed on Glenridge Rd in Glenville
January 17, 2022, 2:43 pm | Source
All lanes are closed on RT-914V going westbound from Bruce Drive to Glenridge Court in Glenville. The lanes are closed because of a crash.

3 more dead in Albany County's Monday COVID update, January 17
January 17, 2022, 2:32 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy today provided the latest update on the county’s progress on vaccinations and controlling the spread of the Coronavirus. As of Monday, January 17, 79.8% of all Albany County residents have received at least the first dose of the vacc...

UPDATE: SVHC COVID Resource Center closed Monday
January 17, 2022, 12:27 pm | Source
Due to extreme wintery weather conditions, Southwestern Vermont Health Care's COVID Resource Center in Bennington has delayed opening until 11 a.m. Monday.

Some flights canceled at Albany Airport due to snowstorm
January 17, 2022, 12:15 pm | Source
The Albany International Airport has already received some cancellations because of a snowstorm that has impacted a lot of the country. The airport is telling travelers that there could be more cancelations throughout the day as snow continues through the mornigs.

MLK Saratoga hosts seventh annual Dr. King Celebration Weekend
January 17, 2022, 12:02 pm | Source
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - MLK Saratoga is a local organization that annually celebrates the work of Martin Luther King Jr. on the weekend of his holiday. This year all the events were held virtually, allowing people from all over the country to participate. The community-based organizatio...

5 things to know this Monday, January 17
January 17, 2022, 11:49 am | Source
Today's five things to know feature's a big snowstorm, a 13-year-old dies from a drug overdose, and New York’s eviction moratorium is officially over.

Fulton County Sheriff's Office: Make every snowmobile trip a round trip
January 17, 2022, 11:46 am | Source
This week is National Snowmobile Safety Awareness week, and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department in tandem with the Henry D Ross III Memorial Fund want to remind winter recreationalists of the risks associated with snowmobiling.

Albany gas price update on Monday, January 17
January 17, 2022, 10:27 am | Source
On Monday, January 17, GasBuddy reported a weekly update on Albany gas prices. All Albany-based data is from GasBuddy's daily survey of 546 stations in Albany.

98.3 TRY Social Dilemma: Do You Believe in Making Your Bed Everyday?
January 17, 2022, 9:28 am | Source
Today's 98.3 TRY Social Dilemma came from Olivia and it's about making your bed. Here's her email.

Winter storm making its way to Upstate New York
January 17, 2022, 1:05 am | Source
Mother Nature is getting ready to throw the first significant snowfall across the Capital Region this year. On Sunday, the Department of Transportation was loading up trucks with salt to hit the roads.

Siena research poll weighs in on race relations and discrimination in NYS
January 17, 2022, 12:10 am | Source
On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Siena College Research Institute released a new poll that looks at how New Yorkers view the state of race relations and whether they think that minorities have the same opportunities as white New Yorkers. The poll of registered New York State voters weigh...

Warren County COVID update for Jan. 16
January 16, 2022, 11:43 pm | Source
Warren County as of Sunday, January 16, has reported 150 new COVID-19 cases since Saturday. The county is currently monitoring 1,157 active cases.

Johnstown police discover human remains not properly cared for in funeral home
January 16, 2022, 8:32 pm | Source
On Friday, Johnstown Police Department (JPD) executed a search warrant at the Ehle-Barnett Funeral home on William Street after attempts for several weeks were made by a family to recover the remains of their loved one. JPD says the search warrant revealed human remains within the funeral home no...

The Upside: Senior German shepherd finds forever home after abandonment on Schodack streets
January 16, 2022, 4:56 pm | Source
An elderly German shepherd found the perfect home after police officers found him abandoned in Schodack. Loyal, sweet, and upwards of 13 years old, there's no doubt that Zeus is a good companion.

WATCH: Hochul talks winter storm prep
January 16, 2022, 4:49 pm | Source
LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul held a storm briefing at noon on Sunday. She spoke at the Department of Transportation (DOT) Shop on Watervliet Shaker Road in Latham. Overnight on Monday, a storm traveling up the East Coast is expected to dump roughly a foot of snow in the region.

Pittsfield declares snow emergency
January 16, 2022, 4:29 pm | Source
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) — Ahead of perhaps a foot of forecasted snow in the Berkshires, the city of Pittsfield has initiated an official snow emergency. It goes into effect Sunday at 7 p.m. and lasts till 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The city said the snow emergency was declared for the purpose of restr...

Albany County COVID update, January 16
January 16, 2022, 3:51 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — In Albany County, there have been 55,650 confirmed cases of COVID among residents since the outbreak began. Officials reported three new COVID deaths since Saturday—a woman in her 40s, a woman in her 60s, and a man in his 80s. The county death toll for Albany County is now...

Burst sprinkler head causes havok at Columbia Memorial Hospital
January 16, 2022, 3:13 pm | Source
HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — After reports of a fire at Columbia Memorial Hospital, a spokesperson told NEWS10 that the problem was actually flooding. Though there was no fire, there were messy emergencies overnight. The hospital's emergency department is still open, but it's on diversion for ambulanc...

Vermont Supreme Court upholds order to close gun school
January 16, 2022, 2:02 pm | Source
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Supreme Court upheld a lower court order on Friday that the owner of an unpermitted firearms training school demolish any unpermitted buildings on the property. He must also pay more than $46,600 in the matter after drawing complaints about noise and intimidatio...

Rutland mascot changed back to the Raiders
January 16, 2022, 12:42 pm | Source
After moving from the Raiders to the 'Rutland Ravens', the school is now back to donning the 'Raiders' name.

Indian Ladder Farms hosts Christmas tree bonfire
January 16, 2022, 2:42 am | Source
After COVID forced them to reschedule, Saturday evening Indian Ladder Farms Cidery and Brewery held its Christmas tree bonfire that was planned for New Year's Eve.

Legislation introduces revised bottle bill to include ten-cent returns
January 16, 2022, 12:25 am | Source
Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill has introduced legislation that will update the New York State Returnable Container Law to expand the list of redeemable bottles and raise the deposit to a ten-cent return. Originally introduced to the state legislature in 2002, was passed in the Assembly in 2005 bu...

Anglers brave frigid temperatures for annual ice fishing tournament
January 16, 2022, 12:09 am | Source
Anglers of all ages braved the frigid weather, with wind chills well below -20º at some points, for the 36th annual ice fishing tournament at Grafton Lakes State Park Saturday.

What is wind chill and how fast can it cause frostbite?
January 15, 2022, 11:23 pm | Source
The wind can be a deceiving winter weather factor, sometimes even causing frostbite. Here's what you need to know about wind chill.

Upcoming no parking restrictions in Albany, January 18
January 15, 2022, 10:45 pm | Source
Upcoming emergency no parking restrictions are listed below. Vehicles in violations are subject to ticketing and/or tow.

1/15/21: Wintry Weather moving in Sunday night
January 15, 2022, 10:20 pm | Source
Bitter cold temperatures today, another very cold night tonight as just about everyone falls below zero as high pressure moves overhead, but we will not have to worry about wind chill factors tonight as the winds will go calm as the night progresses.

The Upside: 11-year-old celebrated birthday by donating winter gear to kids in need
January 15, 2022, 9:16 pm | Source
One local 5th grader asked for something different instead of gifts for her 11th birthday. No wrapping paper was needed; Julia Krisanda just wanted to give back to those in need.

361 new cases reported in Warren County COVID update for Jan. 15
January 15, 2022, 9:03 pm | Source
Warren County as of Saturday, January 15, has reported 361 new COVID-19 cases since Friday. The county is currently monitoring 1,235 active cases.

Water main break on Upper Church Street in Amsterdam
January 15, 2022, 6:38 pm | Source
The City of Amsterdam has advised residents Saturday of a water main break on Upper Church Street. Residents will experience low to no water until repairs are completed.

1 death reported in Washington County COVID update, January 15
January 15, 2022, 6:27 pm | Source
The Washington County, NY Public Health Department, Washington County, NY - Department of Public Safety and County Administration announced Saturday 752 active cases exist in the County. Of these, there are 14 currently hospitalized.

PHOTOS: Fulton County Sheriff's Office looking for stolen ATV
January 15, 2022, 5:37 pm | Source
The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of an ATV in the Town of Oppenheim.

4-year-old girl dead after Saturday morning fire in Schenectady
January 15, 2022, 5:23 pm | Source
A fire in Schenectady early Saturday morning has left a four-year-old girl dead.

New daily positive COVID cases stay above 1,500 in Albany County update for Jan. 15
January 15, 2022, 2:34 pm | Source
Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy announced that the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Albany County is now at 55,097 to date, with 1,526 new positive cases identified since yesterday.

After nearly two years, New York's eviction moratorium ends
January 15, 2022, 2:13 pm | Source
A measure in place since the beginning of the pandemic to protect tenants financially impacted by COVID-19 has ended. Saturday marks the end of New York's eviction moratorium, which blocked landlords from evicting a tenant if they provided paperwork showing the pandemic impacted their ability to ...

'Venison for Veterans' program comes to Fulton County
January 15, 2022, 2:10 pm | Source
Assemblyman Robert Smullen announced Friday a partnership with the Fulton County Office for the Aging, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office and other local community groups to help provide "Venison for Veterans" in need.

Catskill PD: Snow emergency parking plan starting January 16
January 15, 2022, 1:40 pm | Source
Due to the forecast of snow for this weekend, the Catskill Police Department announced Saturday the parking plan for snow removal in the Village of Catskill will be initiated at 8 p.m. on January 16.

Extreme cold hits during peak weekend for ski resorts
January 15, 2022, 12:41 pm | Source
Martin Luther King Jr. weekend tends to be one of the busiest times for local ski resorts but sub-zero wind chills are expected to hit on Saturday.

Empire State College among new SUNY testing sites
January 15, 2022, 11:46 am | Source
On Friday, nine additional facilities were slated to open on both SUNY and Community College campuses statewide.

Maria College delays start of Spring 2022 semester
January 15, 2022, 11:25 am | Source
The start of the Spring 2022 semester at Maria College has been delayed by one week due to current COVID-19 rates in the Capital Region.

Berkshire County Sheriff's Office announce community first program
January 15, 2022, 11:10 am | Source
People facing elevated risk in Berkshire County can expect eased mobilization of resources through a new community-first program. In collaboration with the Pittsfield Police Department along with the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, the Berkshire County Sheriff's Office announced Friday th...

Difference between local law and state eviction moratorium
January 15, 2022, 3:23 am | Source
Long before the eviction moratorium was set to expire, the city of Albany passed Local Law F, or the Good Cause Eviction, legislation.

State DOT crews preparing for holiday weekend snow fall
January 15, 2022, 3:15 am | Source
New York State Department of Transportation crews are on standby as they wait for the winter weather to hit the Capital Region.

Upstate New York prepares for extreme cold weather
January 15, 2022, 3:13 am | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — With temperatures expected to dip below 0 degrees Friday night and wind chills making it feel as if it is in the negatives in some spots, the Schenectady Police Department says it is ramping up efforts to get people out of the cold and into some place warm. “We definitely ...

Local restaurant honoring Bob Saget with weekend specials
January 15, 2022, 1:21 am | Source
A local restaurant is using its menu to honor the late comedian and actor Bob Saget this weekend.

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