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Berne man charged in felony domestic violence case

A Berne man is facing a felony charge after Albany County sheriff's deputies said he choked a woman with a towel until she was unconscious. Deputies arrested Travis S. Richardson, 28, and charged him with felony strangulation as well as two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, one count of


Berne man accused of strangulation

A Berne man is accused of strangling someone with a towel. The victim was knocked unconscious. Investigators say it happened Tuesday evening -- part of it with young kids watching.


Schoharie Tragedy Changing Image of Limo Industry

Six months ago in Schoharie, 20 people lost their lives when a limousine crashed. What the NTSB calls the country’s deadliest transportation accident since 2009 is changing the public’s image of the industry.


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.


Schoharie, with its Easter Egg Museum, once again the egg capital

Schoharie is covered in eggs. The town hasn’t been vandalized. Business owners and residents are just decorating in celebration of the Schoharie Easter Egg Museum’s reopening.


Upstate NY pizza chain founders charged for defrauding state of nearly $400K (report)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The husband and wife who founded an Upstate New York-based pizza chain were arrested Thursday and indicted on 78 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges, according to a report from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.


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.


Limo company operator in Schoharie crash out on bond after pleading not guilty

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. - The operator of the limo company involved in the deadly Schoharie crash is out on bond. Nauman Hussain, 29, was released on $450,000 bond after his arraignment in Schoharie County Court.


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.


Defense bail application in Schoharie case sheds light on potential defense

29-year-old Nauman Hussain is the only person charged in connection with the deaths of 20 people following the crash in Schoharie six months ago involving a modified 2001 Ford Excursion stretch Limousine. Nauman Hussain is the Business Operator of Prestige Limousine. His Father, Shahed Hussain owns


Semi-Furnished Apartment - Town of Berne - Electric/heat included

Anonymous (not verified) — EASTER LAMB SALE, Free delivery. Two Rock Ranch is home to Upstate New York's Premium lamb. Located in Berne, NY our tender lamb is offered this year at the Troy Farmer Market starting in May 2019. Our lamb is mild and sure to please your holiday guests. We have gorgeous 8


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.


Upstate New York Dealing With Pop­u­lation Decline, Officials Concerned

It's become a common theme for upstate New York over the last several decades: More people moving out than moving in. "The Southern Tier is in the fastest state of decline. Northern New York, the Adirondacks, have been declining for quite a while. In the heart of New York, you see Chenango County lo


Interviewing for various positions for restaurant staff - Voorheesville restaurant

Anonymous (not verified) — EASTER LAMB SALE, Free delivery. Two Rock Ranch is home to Upstate New York's Premium lamb. Located in Berne, NY our tender lamb is offered this year at the Troy Farmer Market starting in May 2019. Our lamb is mild and sure to please your holiday guests. We have gorgeous 8


USDA Announces SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot in New York State

Earlier today the USDA announced the release of the new SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot. During the two-year pilot period, SNAP participants in New York State will have the option to select and purchase their groceries online, but they will not be able to use their benefits to pay delivery and service


Say thank you for a job well done to 911 operators this week!

VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- Dispatchers at the Albany County 911 center answer thousands of calls every year. The men and women on the other end of the line are trained to dispatch fire, EMS or police officers to you in your time of need.


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


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.


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.


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?