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Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Blog: TV show filming in Stony Creek

A film crew from a show that airs on the Travel Channel is in Stony Creek this week focusing on the mystery surrounding a New York City gangster's lost fortune. The Keefer Brothers produce an outdoors-themed show for the network, and are said to be behind the production that is filing in the remote


Three-way races set for Hamilton County judge, district attorney

The retirement of Hamilton County Judge S. Peter Feldstein has started an electoral chain reaction that has resulted in a three-way race to replace him as well as a three-way race for Hamilton County district attorney.


State leaders hail $110M upgrades set for NY parks system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The recently approved state budget has $110 million for New York state’s parks system, including millions for a new park to be built in Brooklyn. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who lead the Legislature — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew


Lake George fire believed to be 'accidental'

LAKE GEORGE — The fire that destroyed a home on Konci Terrace on Monday is not believed to be suspicious, but the extent of the damage has made it difficult for investigators to determine how it started.


Gloversville fatal hit and run crash investigation turned over to DA's office

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Gloversville Police Department says they have turned over their investigation into the fatal hit and run that killed Lawrence "Doug" Irby to the Fulton County District Attorney's Office.


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Cuomo explains why he hasn’t spoken to transit chief in months

ALBANY– Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists the reason he hasn’t talked in months to subways chief Andy Byford is because he deals with higher-ups, not a “division chief.”. “Why haven’t I spoken to the New York City Transit head since January? I was in Albany negotiating the budget, doing the total reorganiza


NY state Senate launches vaccination push

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the New York state Senate are joining the fight to encourage people to get vaccinated amid an ongoing measles outbreak in the state. Lawmakers in the Democrat-led chamber launched a public awareness campaign on Monday designed to give people accurate information about


Hadley maple festival has contests, vendors, music

HADLEY, N.Y. — A Backyard Maple Syrup Makers Tasting Contest is one of many activities planned for this weekend’s Maple in April Festival in Hadley. Any residents who have a maple tree or two on their property and boil their own sap can earn the bragging rights of producing the best tasting maple sy


NYS to build new basketball court, splash pad at park near I-81 under grid plan

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The state Department of Transportation will fund a series of upgrades at Wilson Park to offset the disruption caused by tearing down Interstate 81, according to a recently released report.


New York State Police Investigate Brewster Stabbing

BREWSTER, NY — New York State police from the Brewster barracks are investigating a stabbing that occurred during the early hours Monday at the El Pueblo Bar on Main Street in Brewster.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Multiple fire departments responding to structure fire in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE — Multiple fire departments from across Warren County are enroute to a reported fully involved structure fire on Konci Terrace in Lake George. It is unclear what is on fire from early reports.


Feds: Amsterdam man fraudulently applied for passport in Gloversville

ALBANY - An Amsterdam man fraudulently applied for a passport with another person's identity, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Monday. Marvin Danilo Aquino, also known as Marvin Padilla, 23, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to making a false statement in a passport application and aggravated id


Historic Elmira, N.Y. cream ale to return this summer

ELMIRA, NY -- When Steve Shaw Jr. decided to resurrect an historic, pre-Prohibition Upstate New York beer brand, the choice of style was a no-brainer. It’s going to be a cream ale.


Photos: Lake George fire

Multiple fire departments from across Warren County responded to 193 Konci Terrace to battle a fire. The single-family home was destroyed in the blaze.


Lake George home destroyed by fire

LAKE GEORGE — A home on Konci Terrace was destroyed by a fast-moving fire Monday afternoon, but no injuries were reported despite the explosion of at least one large propane tank that was attached to the home.


Rail bike company reaches agreement to use tracks

JOHNSBURG — The operators of a rail bike company who had been told they could not operate on a rail line north of North Creek this year have reached an agreement to continue to use the line.


9 Year Old Saratoga County Boy Is Missing

A nine year old boy with autism disappeared in Galway on Monday afternoon. Joseph Cohen was last seen running into the woods on Jockey Street around 3pm. He was last seen wearing a grey and red striped shirt and black sweatpants.