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Still no arrests in deadly Gloversville hit-and-run

GLOVERSVILLE - There are still no arrests after a well-known Gloversville man was killed in a hit-and-run last weekend. NewsChannel 13 was there on Wednesday when police returned to the scene on East Fulton Street to continue their investigation.


Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

LEWISTON, N.Y. – New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls.


Game on: Students code, compete for college credit

Foothills Pathways in Technology Early College High School student Bryen Belknap plays “Call of Duty” on April 17 during a scrimmage against Gaming Insomniacs staff in preparation for an upcoming eSports tournament in which scholarship money is up for grabs. Dusten Rader/Express Editor.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.


America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for equality in space but never reached its heights, has died. Cobb died in Florida at age 88 on March 18 following a brief illness. News of her death came Thursday from journalist Miles O'Brien, se


Placemaking dinner and award event to be held in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth and the Downtown Development Specialist have announced a celebratory event on May 2: Placemaking in Gloversville: A dinner celebration.


Schenectady police detective accused in Varick Street bar fight

A Schenectady police detective is facing charges in the city of Utica for allegedly getting into a fight at the Celtic Harp on Varick Street. Utica police say 33-year-old Steven Nelson hita bar employee.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


A new chart tells you the cheapest month to fly depending on your destination

Kayak has unveiled a new chart that shows the median airfare of specific travel routes over time. The chart allows users to see median airfare for each month in the year, as well as compare historical median airfare prices to those from the previous year.


Tops investing $40M in upstate New York stores

Tops Friendly Markets is putting millions of dollars into some of its stores in upstate New York. The announcement comes months after the chain closed several stores in our area.


Walk The Talk And Block NYC Pipeline, Activists Tell Cuomo

NEW YORK CITY HALL — More than 300 environmental activists on Thursday demanded Gov. Andrew Cuomo block a natural gas pipeline that they worry could threaten waters off New York City's shoreline.


Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state agencies paid nearly $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.


NY State Court System Rules No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without A Judicial Warrant

ICE agents can no longer arrest immigrants in New York courthouses without a judicial warrant or court order, according to new rules promulgated by the New York State Office of Court Administration.


YESHIVA EDUCATION WINS! Court Strikes Down New NY State Yeshiva Guidelines!

As Klal Yisroel is making final preparations for Pesach, YWN is glad to share the breaking news that the State Supreme Court has struck down the State Education Department’s new guidelines and declared them null and void.


Greenwich cops assist in major N.Y. drug bust: D.A.

GRENWICH — Greenwich police assisted in a major drug bust that was operating out of Port Chester, N.Y., according to the Westchester County District Attorney. Westchester D.A. Anthony Scarpino sent a statement Wednesday afternoon, “Today’s sweep was a culmination of a yearlong investigation stemming


Judge finds sheriff’s deputy not guilty in criminal trespass case

A sergeant with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department who was charged in November with criminal trespass at his “soon-to-be” ex-wife’s house — was found not guilty in Broadalbin Town Court, authorities said.


FROM OFF THE PACE: The Derby Half-Dozen

The exciting one-two finish by Omaha Beach and Improbable in Saturday’s Arkansas Derby confirmed what had become apparent four weeks earlier in the Rebel Stakes: that many of this year’s top Derby hopefuls are traveling to Kentucky by way of Arkansas.


Ask the Expert: Does New York State tax Roth IRA withdrawals?

I've had a Roth individual retirement account since 2009, and I'm in my 70s. I took a distribution for the full amount last month. I know there's no federal tax on the interest income, but what about New York State taxes on the interest?


Holocaust Remembrance set for May 1

GLOVERSVILLE — Knesseth Israel Synagogue will host keynote speaker La Rabinessa Liora Kelman, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors from Milan Italy, for its annual Holocaust Remembrance Commemoration on May 1 at 7 p.m.


Bring on the mead: NY state now licensing farm meaderies

New York state is offering new licenses to operate farms for the production of mead, an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey with water. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced March 21 that applications for operating farm meaderies are now being accepted.