It’s here — the best deals of Prime Day 2021

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Top deals of Prime Day With Prime Day in full swing, consumers are gearing up for two days of deep discounts on best-selling products, many of which will dip to their lowest prices of the year. This year, we’ve noticed that Amazon is rolling out notable … Read more

Pittsfield 8-year-old boy creates business to send kids to camp

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – Troy Maloy, eight years old, created his own logo and online store to raise money for local kids to go to Camp Russell in Richmond this summer. Thanks to support from his friends, family and community, he quickly exceeded his goal. After his mom, Erin, challenged him to give back to his … Read more

Truck crashes into Schodack house

SCHODACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Schodack Valley Fire Department and the Schodack Police Department were on the scene of a crash on Schodack Valley Road Sunday night. A truck collided with a house and knocked out the power. The extensive and dramatic damage to the building is clear. National Grid also were on-site for a time … Read more

Lowest-paying jobs in the Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — Stacker collected information on the lowest-paying jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metro area using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2020. Job descriptions are from O*NET. McDonald’s manager quits midshift, posts ‘I hate this job’ … Read more

WATCH: California officer rescues man, dog from burning car

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) – A brave and quick-thinking police officer saved an unresponsive man and dog from a burning car in Northern California Tuesday night. Hoosick Falls man plans to hike Mount Kilimanjaro to give back Around 11 p.m., Piedmont police heard a call for a car crash at Park Boulevard and Estates Drive in … Read more

Motivational speaker breaks naked-skydiving record to bring awareness to mental health, suicide prevention

(NEXSTAR) – On June 16, Rian Kanouff set out to raise awareness for an issue he feels very passionately about. And he did it by stripping down to his birthday suit and jumping out of a plane — repeatedly — in the hopes of setting a new world record. “The idea to break this record … Read more

There’s a castle for sale in Indiana

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (WANE) — Ever wanted to own a castle? Here’s your chance. A 2,736 square foot castle complete with a 10-car garage and an enclosed courtyard is on the market in southern Indiana. The castle, which sits on nearly 8 acres in Charlestown, just north of Louisville, is listed for $400,000. The property is … Read more

What are the most popular smart home devices?

HOUSTON (KIAH) –  Smart devices are all the rage these days, with the vast majority of Americans buying in. “After less than a decade as a commercial proposition, the smart home has already passed the tipping point,” Bill Ablondi, director at Smart Home Strategies, has said. “The fact that a majority of people have bought … Read more

Here’s what you need to know about the app that’s turning everyone into a cartoon character

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – It’s the app that’s turning people into a Pixar-inspired cartoon character with uncanny accuracy, but is it safe to use? Voila AI Artist is a photo editing app for iOS and Android that uses artificial intelligence to turn your pictures into a Renaissance era painting, Pixar inspired cartoon and more. It’s … Read more

‘It lessens my bills’: $500 payments tested in upstate NY

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Five-hundred-dollar payments were recently sent out to 100 residents in the small towns, rural corners, and city blocks of Ulster County, which covers parts of the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River Valley. Recipients can use the extra monthly payments for whatever they need, from rent to food to car payments. … Read more