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Humane society rescues nearly a dozen cats from abandoned home

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society rescued nearly a dozen cats from a home of Judson Street in Albany on Tuesday. This, as the Albany Police Department removed the man who appeared to be living there.

NEWS10 ABC - 2019-03-19 19:08:00

American Red Cross called to 17 emergencies in western Massachusetts last week

SHEFFIELD/PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Multiple fires have ravaged several homes and taken lives in western Massachusetts this past week. 22News spoke with the local chapter of the American Red Cross to find out how they've been keeping up with an increased need for their services.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2019-03-20 03:08:00

‘The Safety Tree’ lighting ceremony

HUDSON — Sean’s Run will kick off its 18th year with its continuing partnership with Taconic Driving School, Remove Intoxicated Drivers—USA, Columbia Memorial Hospital, Columbia County Stop DWI and Twin County Recovery Services. Together these groups sponsor “The Safety Tree” billboard planted on th

HUDSONVALLEY360.COM - 2019-03-20 15:35:00

Berkshire County residents shocked after two tragedies kill 8 people within a week

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- A normally quiet county in western Massachusetts has seen two fires and multiple deaths in a week. On Wednesday five family members were found dead in a Sheffield home following a murder-suicide.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2019-03-19 16:50:00

Sky's the limit for C-GCC softball

GREENPORT — A solid core of returnees has Columbia-Greene Community College softball coach Peter Dedrick optimistic about the 2019 season. The Twins posted a 17-15 record a year and gave perennial power Herkimer a scare in the Region III playoffs before dropping a 4-3 decision.

HUDSONVALLEY360.COM - 2019-03-20 17:00:00

Great Barrington: Du Bois scholar to deliver lecture

The W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Committee will host a free talk, "Resisting Repression: W.E.B. Du Bois's Relationship to Cold War Surveillance," by Phillip Luke Sinitiere, professor of history at the College of Biblical Studies in Houston, Texas, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Mason Library.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2019-03-19 14:48:00

Greene County Older Americans Month

CATSKILL — In April 1963, President John F. Kennedy designated the month of May as Senior Citizen month. Later in 1980, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans month. The Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, announces the theme for Older Americ

HUDSONVALLEY360.COM - 2019-03-19 15:37:00

Adult Learning Institute announces April programming

HUDSON — The Adult Learning Institute has announced its programs for April. All programs are held at Columbia-Greene Community College, 4400 Route 23, Hudson. Call the ALI Office at 518-828-4181 ext. 3431 or email ali@sunycgcc.edu to register.

HUDSONVALLEY360.COM - 2019-03-19 15:36:00

West Stockbridge: COA program clarifies Medicare options

The Richmond and West Stockbridge Councils on Aging will host a free Lunch and Learn program titled "Health Plan Options for People with Medicare" at noon Tuesday, April 23, at St. Patrick's Church Parish Hall, Route 41.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2019-03-20 19:39:27

Down to 3 finalists for Great Barrington town manager as panel preps interviews

GREAT BARRINGTON — A panel charged with screening candidates for a new town manager has narrowed the field to three. The finalists, including leaders from two Berkshire communities, will be interviewed on consecutive nights next week.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2019-03-19 23:21:28

22YO Columbia Man Accused Of Drunken Driving

KINDERHOOK, NY — A 22-year-old was accused of drunken driving in Columbia County after crashing his car. State police said Andrew L. Sacco, 22, of Stuyvesant, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.


Albany Berkshire Ballet saying 'happy 50th birthday' with new 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Where: '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Williams College, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. Where: PS21, Chatham, N.Y. Where: The Egg, 1 Empire State Plaza, Albany, N.Y. Where: Academy of Music, 274 Main St., Northampton.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2019-03-20 19:54:24

GhostLit Rep slates auditions, sets season

- "Berkshire Backwards." 7:30pm. April 4. The Egremont Barn, 17 Main St., South Egremont. - "Pterodactyls" by Nicky Silver. 7 p.m. May 2. St. James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barington. Presented as part of TheatreFest at Saint James Place.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2019-03-19 18:48:27

Ruth Bass | Helicopter parents reach new heights with college admission bribes

RICHMOND — For years, New York City friends have told of how intensely some new parents in Manhattan pursue places in the most prestigious day care and preschool establishments. They have Ivy League aspirations for a kid who can't sit up yet. Until last week, parents of this type could be labeled as


'Eulogy for my beloved home': Fire razes 200-year-old farmhouse in Southfield

NEW MARLBOROUGH — When she found the centuries-old Colonial farmhouse back in 2003, Emily Newman knew, despite its condition, that it had been a "happy home." "Poor old girl was a bit run down," she wrote.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2019-03-19 20:33:25

Driver, 4 kids suffer injuries in NY crash, none serious

LEE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a stopped school bus picking up elementary school students was rear-ended by a car in central New York, sending four children and the car's driver to the hospital.


Local history talk on Seventeenth Century Colonial America

HUDSON — The Hudson Area Library History Room, in collaboration with the Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History, Greenport Historical Society and the Gotham Center for New York City History, presents the latest in its Local History talks 6-7:30 p.m. March 21, ‘Colonial New York’ a


Hudson residents stand together for Muslim community

HUDSON — Standing shoulder to shoulder, members of the Hudson community held a light up to the world and pledged kindness Saturday in the wake of the devastating terror attacks against the Muslim community in New Zealand last week.


After Tragic Week, Sheffield Gathers For Prayer Service

On Saturday, dozens gathered in Sheffield, Massachusetts, to grieve together after a tragic week. Old Parish Church sits in the heart of Sheffield, an idyllic Berkshire town just south of Great Barrington in the southwestern corner of Massachusetts. Established in 1735, the church’s current structur


Bianchi appointed to board of trustees

HUDSON — Rick Bianchi of Valatie has been appointed to the Columbia-Greene Community College Board of Trustees. Bianchi, a certified public accountant, president and managing shareholder with Shallo Galluscio & Bianchi, CPAs PC, accepted the appointment to represent Columbia County on the C-GCC Boar